Marshwood, Bridport
£975,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A wonderful small farm with a well appointed farmhouse offering home & income opportunities, along with extensive land and outbuildings, enjoying far reaching views within the village of Marshwood. EPC Band D.

THE PROPERTY

Greenacres is a well appointed farmhouse offering home & income opportunities, with extensive land and outbuildings, enjoying far reaching views within the village of Marshwood. It is understood to date back to the 1750s and was formally a working farm. Under the current ownership since 2004, it has been subject to extensive enlargement and refurbishment to a very high standard.

The accommodation is well presented and good sized. Modern amenities include a recently fitted kitchen with an oil-fired Aga, modern bathroom/shower room with feature roll top bath, two modern ensuite shower rooms, UPVC sealed unit windows and PV panels. Modern pipe work and radiators have been installed although an oil-fired boiler needs to be fitted. Character style features include bespoke cottage pine doors, exposed beams including oak, English Elm wide floorboards, window seats, beamed fireplace with woodburner, stable doors, exposed stone and vaulted ceilings with exposed beams.

Planning permission was passed (now lapsed) for the conversion of the adjoining outbuilding for additional accommodation and subject to planning, offers potential for a holiday let or additional letting B&B accommodation.

Briefly the accommodation extends to:

Ground floor - Reception hall, cloakroom, living room, front porch, dining room, kitchen/breakfast/family room, utility.

First floor principle bedroom with ensuite shower room, second bedroom with ensuite shower room, two further bedrooms and bathroom/shower room.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Although Greenacres would make a fine private home, appealing to someone wishing to own a hobby farm for livestock, equestrian purposes or as a smallholding, there is also excellent home and income possibilities.

Bed & Breakfast the owners have been operating a bed & breakfast business since 2016 with 2 letting bedrooms. Under Booking.com it is highly rated 9.9.

CL Campsite a touring campsite has been newly created (certificated site affiliated to the Caravan Club). Permission for 5 pitches (although there are 6 to allow rotation), 2 of which are hardstanding. There are full services with electric hook up points plus water and grey waste.

The Wagon a converted former fruit & veg train wagon which has been used for holiday lets since 2018. The accommodation comprises living room/kitchen/bedroom and shower room.

Certain contents are available by separate negotiation.

Please copy and paste the link for the Greenacres website: https://www.greenacresbnb.co.uk/

OUTSIDE

Approached over a long entrance driveway and inner five bar gate leading down to a courtyard.

Extensive outbuildings include a modern steel framed detached building (insulated and plywood lined) with workshop and stores, detached summerhouse with store room, timber shed and adjoining the farmhouse is a large store.

There are delightful former gardens including an ornamental pond and terrace, hens and duck orchard, sliver birch copse with a small pond, sheep barn/pens (ideal stables), the CL campsite, two large paddocks with pig pens, former lorry container and stone open fronted barn and at the far end of the paddocks is a wonderful tree lined large pond.

The land is not subject to any public footpaths.

SITUATION

Greenacres lies on the outskirts of the village of Marshwood which nestles in the idyllic Marshwood Vale. The property enjoys far reaching countryside views in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The village has a wealth of local amenities including a church, primary school and a thriving local community. As well as a good variety of local primary and secondary schooling options, Marshwood lies within the catchment of the renowned Colyton Grammar. The village is surrounded by the beautiful rolling countryside with Pilsdon Pen nearby and the surrounding countryside offering an abundance of walks and bridleways. The village is ideally placed to give access to the market towns of Beaminster, Bridport and Axminster. To the south, there is access to the stunning Jurassic Coast at the pretty harbour town of Lyme Regis. There are also excellent walking and riding opportunities easily accessible from the property.

SERVICES

Mains electricity and water. PV panels. Septic tank drainage.

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment with Stags Bridport office. Telephone 01308 428000.

DIRECTIONS

From Bridport join the A35 west towards Lyme Regis and Axminster. On reaching Raymonds Hill turn right by the Hunters Lodge Inn onto the B3165. After about 4 miles on reaching Marshwood continue past the village school and Greenacres is located about a further 0.3 miles on the left.

01308 301006

Stags - Bridport

29 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR

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