â¦ in the heart of Chideock, two doors from a good food pub and across
the road from the footpath to the beach, a large, beautiful, thatched,
detached former farmhouse, complete with own private indoor heated
swimming pool (28' x 14' x 4' deep, shower and loo). The house is light
and spacious, retaining traditional Dorset character in beams,
fireplaces and some low lintels, complemented by contemporary touches
adding style and comfort.
At the back, steps up to walled garden with patio (picnic tables,
barbecue), lawn, small games barn (table tennis) and sun terrace. To
the front, a small garden separates it from the A35 Charmouth to
From parking area, stepping stones across lawn and steps down to door
into utility room (washer-drier, freezer, larder fridge) with space for
coats/boots. Two living rooms, one with open fire and the other with
woodburner and TV/DVD. Long, easy-to-work-in kitchen (dishwasher,
microwave, fridge, gas range-style double oven/7-ring cooker, breakfast
table/stools for 4 in alcove). Dining room with long table and doors to
kitchen and living room. Small office. Downstairs bathroom (suite).
Two staircases (stairgates) from small hall and kitchen up to large
landing/room with chess set and TV/DVD. Off this, a double (5'
four-poster bed) with low doorway and step up to en suite bathroom
(suite, shower over bath); another double with step up to en suite
shower-room (suite); three twin, one with step up to en suite
shower-room (suite); and a small single. From this single room, very
steep stairs up to another twin bedroom under the eaves (unsuitable for
young children). Bathroom (suite).
Five yards from the back door, a pretty little detached converted
creamery with two bedrooms â downstairs, a double with four-poster bed
and step up to en suite shower-room (suite); upstairs, via outside
steps, another double with en suite bathroom (suite).
Damages Deposit Â£250. Professional catering available. A friendly,
welcoming house with fun swimming pool, ideal for celebratory
gatherings and in a great spot for discovering the âJurassic Coastâ,
with a good fossil-hunting beach and fabulous views across Dorset and
Devon from Golden Cap hill within walking distance.Get the full listing »