A well presented 3/4 bedroom detached bungalow with approaching 1.5 acres in a convenient location to take advantage of the Jurassic Coast. EPC: Band E
Traditionally constructed with block and rendered elevations set beneath a tiled roof Loughrigg offers spacious accommodation all on one level. The bungalow sits well within its plot of approaching 1.5 acres and offers the potential for a small holding or just as a large mature garden. The current owners have lovingly looked after the property with a keen emphasis on the external areas including a quite remarkable vegetable garden and plenty of useful outbuildings whilst also making improvements inside to refresh the property. The accommodation briefly comprises of kitchen/family room, sitting room, utility room, cloakroom, snug/bedroom 3, study/bedroom 4, 2 further bedrooms (1 en-suite) and a family bathroom. Heating is provided by an oil fired boiler supplemented by a multi-fuel burner which also heats the hot water tank, with a backup immersion heater.
A large parking area is found immediately on entering the property providing a concrete parking area for several vehicles and access to the single garage. The area is fenced with close boarded fencing and double gates going through to the property. A further secure gravelled parking area leads on through the gates giving an extra area of off road parking and turning circle. The immediate garden around the bungalow has been set out into sections of more formal garden. Neat areas of lawn are separated by attractive low level fencing with gravel paths and flowerbeds containing a mixture of flowers, shrubs and bushes. The vegetable garden is exceptionally impressive and must be viewed to be fully appreciated. Fenced in with raised beds, canes, a polytunnel and immaculately cultivated the productive patch offers a plentiful supply of fruit and vegetables including strawberries, raspberries, blackcurrants, gooseberries, peas, parsnips, turnips, leeks, runner beans, squashes and salads mentioning just a few. The lower garden is currently used as a less formal garden with a mixture of impressive trees with specimens including copper beech, monkey puzzle and an assortment of fruit trees made up of apple, plum and cherry. The garden would suit the smallholder with a chicken/duck coup already in situation. There is also plenty of workshop and storage space with a large workshop with light and power and assortment of useful sheds and timber store.
Located in Devon but on the very edge of Dorset, Blackpool Corner is a scattered semi rural hamlet some 3 miles to the South East of Axminster and about 4 miles from Lyme Regis. Silver Birches is well located on its plot with a South facing main aspect surrounded by some glorious undulating and unspoilt countryside and enjoying the benefit of privacy but easy accessibility.
The property is within easy reach of an excellent range of amenities with Axminster providing a mix of major supermarkets and specialist retailers, main line rail service (London Waterloo) and cottage hospital. The local village of Hawkchurch, about 1 mile away, has a traditional pub, village hall, fine old Church and popular primary school. There is a good choice of secondary schooling with Woodroffe School, Axe Valley Community College and Colyton Grammar School all within easy reach.
Lyme Regis, the traditional gateway to the Jurassic coastline, with its renowned Cobb Harbour provides sailing fishing and other water sports, whilst neighbouring countryside offers superb opportunity for walking and horse riding.
The Cathedral City of Exeter with international airport lies some 29 miles to the West and Dorchester a similar distance to the East.