Marshwood, Bridport

4 Bed House - Detached

Key Points

Reception Rooms

Price guide £975,000

Property Overview

This substantial residence provides a great opportunity to acquire a small farm situated within approximately 12 acres of land located on the outskirts of the village of Marshwood. Enjoying far reaching panoramic views over the surrounding countryside, the property, and its range of outbuildings, offers multiple income opportunities (subject to any necessary planning consents) EPC rating D.


Marshwood represents rural life in an area of outstanding natural beauty and in close proximity to the world famous Jurassic Coastline. The area offers an abundance of National Trust owned land and there are plentiful countryside walks and bridle paths to explore stepping just outside the front door. Dorset offers good transport links to London and Bristol Temple Meads from nearby towns and there are many well regarded local schools. The neighbouring towns are Bridport and Beaminster, where there are a plethora of amenities including comprehensive shopping facilities, post office, arts centre, theatre, leisure centre, library, cinema and museum, all within easy reach.

Key Features

Greenacres was rebuilt by the current owners to create a generous family home offering accommodation that is well presented throughout whilst incorporating and celebrating the original property’s features. On the ground floor, the property offers two generous reception rooms both tastefully finished and positioned to take full advantage of the outlook. The kitchen/dining room enjoys blends a traditional and modern style and is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base level units together with a selection of integral appliances including an oil fired Aga. There is also a conveniently places utility room with external access.

The first floor houses four generous bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities. There is a modern bathroom/shower room that is finished with a suite including corner shower and a freestanding roll top bath.

The property is approached via a five bar gate that provides entrance to a sweeping driveway leading to a courtyard.

The delightful gardens include an ornamental pond with terrace, a Silver Birch copse with a small pond and a tree lined pond at the far end of the paddocks. There are a number of outbuildings including former sheep pens/barns, two large paddocks with pig pens, a former lorry container and a stone open fronted barn. In addition, there is a modern steel framed building with workshop and stores, a detached summer house with further store room and a timber shed.

The property provides a wealth of business opportunities including a highly rated 9.9 Bed and Breakfast and a CL Campsite (a touring campsite allowing 5 pitches, 2 of which are hard standing),

The Wagon, a converted fruit and veg train wagon, offers a living room/kitchen/bedroom and shower room.

Room Dimensions

Sitting Room

5.49m x 4.57m (18'0" x 15'0")

Dining Room

4.57m x 4.45m (15'0" x 14'07")

Kitchen/Dining Room

6.30m x 3.81m (20'08" x 12'06")

Bedroom One

4.52m x 3.91m (14'10" x 12'10")

Bedroom Two

4.55m x 3.35m (14'11" x 11'0")

Bedroom Three

4.55m x 3.02m (14'11" x 9'11")

Bedroom Four/Study

3.43m x 3.25m (11'03" x 10'08")


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

Local Authorities

Dorset Council
County Hall
Colliton Park

Tel: 01305 211970

We are advised that the council tax band is B


Strictly by appointment with the agents:
Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers
Tel: 01305 340860