Magdalen Lane, Bridport

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A charming and spacious detached character home with large south facing gardens in a tucked away position within easy reach of the town centre. EPC Band D.


18 Magdalen Lane is a charming and spacious detached period cottage conveniently situated within easy reach of the town centre and open countryside. It was originally two cottages dating back to circa 1800 and has rendered and ship lap elevations under a slate roof. Under the current ownership since 2004, the property has been subject to extensive refurbishment, alteration and enlargement to a very good standard.

The property faces principally south and enjoys lovely views over its gardens and the surrounding countryside taking in the well known viewpoints of Eype Down and Allington Hill.

Offered with all modern amenities including: gas fired central heating (the system has very recently been totally upgraded), sealed unit windows (aluminium powder coated windows and French doors to the kitchen/dining room), engineered oak flooring to the two main reception rooms and kitchen/dining room, travertine tiling to the reception porch/boot room and en-suite shower room, wood burner to the living room and a very well equipped kitchen with comprehensive units, Rangemaster electric double oven, five burner gas hob and integrated dishwasher (there is also plumbing for an American style fridge/freezer) and fitted wardrobes to two of the bedrooms.

The accommodation is good sized and well presented with a generous 1460ft net floor area. Character features include an original fireplace, picture rails and panelled doors.

Briefly the accommodation extends to:

Entrance porch/boot room, living room, study/occasional guest bedroom, kitchen/dining room featuring a vaulted ceiling and Velux windows, utility room and cloakroom. On the first floor, there is a large landing, principal bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.


The property is set well back off Magdalen Lane. There is a large gravelled driveway giving good off road parking and a very useful range of outbuildings - 25ft depth detached garage, detached studio/workshop, large timber shed, bike shed and log store.

The large beautiful gardens are a further big feature of the property, enjoying a sunny south facing aspect with lovely country views and are very well stocked. Immediately adjoining is a raised paved terrace with arbour feature and mature palm trees. There are large expanses of lawn, interspersed with a variety of trees including apple, fig and plum together with flower and shrub beds. At the far end is a screened area for compost and bonfire etc.

On the northern side of the cottage there is a courtyard area.


The property enjoys a peaceful and tucked away setting set back off Magdalen Lane to the west of Bridport town. The town centre is within just 10 minutes' level walking distance and open countryside is also very nearby. Bridport is a thriving and historic market town with an excellent range of shopping, professional and business facilities together with an art's centre and leisure centre with swimming pool. There are also very popular primary and secondary schools. The immediate area is designated as one of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

The popular harbour and coastal resort of West Bay is only a few miles to the south with access to the beautiful World Heritage Jurassic Coastline and 18-hole golf course. Lyme Regis, Dorchester and Weymouth are all within just 20/30 minutes' drive.


All mains services. Gas fired central heating.


Viewings strictly by appointment with Stags.


From Stags Bridport office, proceed to the town and turn left into West Street. Continue over the two mini roundabouts into West Allington before taking the first left into Magdalen Lane. Access to the property is after just a few hundred yards on the right.

01308 301006

Stags - Bridport

29 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR

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