Barrack Street, Bridport, DT6 3LX


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A handsome Grade II Listed 4 bedroom period townhouse, with elegant, spacious accommodation and off-street parking, set in the heart of the town

Believed to date back to the mid-18th Century, the property has all the features one would expect of a house of this period with high ceilings, large sash casement windows with original working shutters and a good staircase to name but a few. All the rooms have elegant proportions and character features and over the last 7 years, the property has undergone a programme of refurbishment and renewal, to bring it up to 21st Century standards. The property lies in a no-through road just two minutes' walk from the main shopping streets and all of the town's amenities. In addition, the house benefits from that most precious of Bridport town centre commodities - off-street parking.

On the ground floor, the hub of the house is undoubtedly the kitchen/dining/living room, where two of the original rooms have been opened up into one another, with a generous sitting area with fireplace to one end, and to the other end a spacious stylish kitchen. The kitchen has a large island unit to its centre with an extensive range of floor and wall mounted units and cupboards and a gas-fired Aga. The kitchen and sitting area, and the rear hall are all laid to attractive yet practical Travertine flooring, giving continuity to the spaces. To the other side of the house there is a drawing room which has also been organised with an archway between the original front and rear rooms, making it a good entertaining space. There is also a sitting area to one end which is centred around a fireplace and a more informal end to the other, with double doors out onto the garden. In addition downstairs, there is a study/library room with cupboards and book shelving built into the chimney breast alcoves, and a cloakroom.

Upstairs, both the principal and second bedrooms have ensuite shower rooms. In addition, there are two further bedrooms served by a family bathroom equipped in some style with a rolltop bath, a console basin, and a corner shower unit. The property is in very good decorative order throughout, has some secondary glazing and has gas fired central heating.

To the rear of the property there is an attractive south and west facing courtyard garden laid to stone paving with areas of herbaceous and shrub planting to the edges, designed to give shape colour and form throughout the seasons. This makes an ideal space for alfresco dining, enjoying sun all afternoon during the summer months. Beyond the garden a doorway leads through to that most precious of Bridport town centre commodities - dedicated off-street parking for two cars.

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