A Grade II listed five bedroom house situated in a prominent location with views over the town to the sea and coastline. Read more
A Grade II listed five bedroom house situated in a prominent location with views over the town to the sea and coastline.
Clappentail House is a charming Grade II listed property built in 1638 of local Blue Lias stone. It is reputedly one of the towns oldest houses and retains many of its original features including exposed beams, stonework and flagstone floor. The accommodation comprises of an entrance hall leading to the main reception rooms. Sitting room with working fireplace and doors to the garden. Dining room with inglenook fireplace and large bay window. Double aspect kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances. A snug overlooking the terrace and a utility room and cloakroom.
Upstairs on the first floor the master bedroom has a dressing area, walk in wardrobe and adjacent spacious shower room. Three further bedrooms have en suite shower rooms with the fifth bedroom ideally situated as a study. There is a further family bathroom.
Externally to the rear of the house is a sheltered paved courtyard with steps to the summerhouse and attractive and mature garden. A path leads to the detached garage and workshop/studio with parking for several cars. Clappentail House with its charm and character sits in an elevated position within easy reach of the towns shops, sea front and beaches. There are wonderful views over the town and sea and along the famous Jurassic coastline. Being close to the local schools the house offers generous accommodation and would be ideally suited as a family house or potentially as a quality guest house.
The accommodation, with approximate measurements, comprises:
From Clappentail Lane:
Substantial timber entrance door with stained glass panel to:
Flagstone floor, exposed stonework and beamed ceiling. Glazed door to courtyard and garden. Further entrance door with porch to Uplyme Road. Radiators, stairs rising to the first floor.
Sitting room: 23' 8'' x 14' 5'' (7.21m x 4.39m) Triple aspect windows and french doors opening to the garden, working open fireplace with Adam style surround and canopy. Arched recess with picture light, timber floor and radiators.
Dining room: 19' 0'' x 14' 4'' (5.79m x 4.37m)into bay and narrows to 11'62 (3.35m) Large bay window. Sealed fireplace. Exposed ceiling beams, stone quoins and pine wood floor. Built in display cupboards. Brick and stone arch through to the kitchen.
Kitchen/breakfast room: 16' 8'' x 14' 0'' (5.08m x 4.26m) Double aspect. Fitted with a comprehensive range of quality modern base and wall cupboards with matching dresser. Work surfaces with dual bowl sink unit. Chimney breast with space for range cooker. Ceiling beams, exposed stonework. Door to reception hall.
Snug: 11' 0'' x 8' 9'' (3.35m x 2.66m) Window looking out to the rear garden. Beamed ceiling. Radiator.
Utility room: 11' 0'' x 9' 4'' (3.35m x 2.84m) Fitted cupboards, work surfaces and sink. Plumbing for washing machine. Gas central heating boiler(Gloworm installed 2015). Tiled floor.
WC and wash hand basin. Extractor fan.
Landing: Built in linen and cloaks cupboards. Built in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Hatch to loft space with pull down ladder.
Master bedroom: 24' 9'' x 11' 10'' (7.54m x 3.60m) Triple aspect with views over the Lym valley and lovely views over the town to the sea and along the West Dorset coastline. Window seat. Radiators. Dressing area and walk in wardrobe/cupboard.
Fitted with modern suite(2012) Comprising: Large walk in shower with glazed screens. Wash basin and WC. Ladder style heated towel rail. Window.
Bedroom two: 13' 6'' x 10' 0'' (4.11m x 3.05m) Deep bay window with seat and views across the valley, town and sea.
En suite with shower cubicle and power shower, wash basin and WC. Heated towel rail and extractor fan.
Bedroom three: 14' 0'' x 10' 3'' (4.26m x 3.12m) Window overlooking the garden. Radiator. En suite with shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom four: 11' 9'' x 10' 0'' (3.58m x 3.05m) Window with views across the valley. Radiator. En suite with tiled shower cubicle, wash basin and WC. Heated towel rail and extractor fan. Window with seat.
Bedroom five: 11' 9'' x 7' 5'' (3.58m x 2.26m) Window with seat and views. Radiator.
Modern fitted suite(2013) comprising paneled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Wash basin and WC. Heated towel rain and extractor fan. Window with seat.
A graveled driveway provides parking for several vehicles with double gates leading to the additional secure parking ideally situated for a caravan or boat etc. There is a good size detached single garage 20'5" x 11'10" with an up and over door. Power and lighting, inspection pit, side door. Adjacent to the garage is a useful timber built studio/workshop fitted with power and lighting comprising: Two rooms measuring 11'8 x 10' and 11'8" x 7'4". A pathway leads to the L shaped garden comprising: lawn with well stocked beds and border, fruit trees and a greenhouse. A summerhouse with wonderful views sits on a raised deck with contemporary glass and steel balustrade. Immediately to the rear of the house is a sheltered paved courtyard, patio and second summerhouse.
All mains services; Gas fired central heating.
West Dorset District Council. We are advised that the property is Tax Band F.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are provided for guidance only.