Hardown House is an imposing, detached colorful country residence, set in a stunning elevated rural position, in the village of Morcombelake, with panoramic rural and sea views towards Golden Cap. The property is set in half an acre of south-facing grounds, which have been well landscaped with an abundance of mature trees, flowers, and beautiful rhododendron bushes.
The property is well laid out across two floors and comprises, an entrance hall, snug, living room with real fire, and triple aspect views across Lyme Bay. With a fabulous glass-fronted garden room, sliding glass doors open to a terrace with a seating area for 8, from which to enjoy the breath-taking views.
On the first floor is the large master bedroom, with twin aspect views, a dressing room and an ensuite bathroom, a twin room, a double with ensuite bathroom, and a king-size room, as well as a further family bathroom.
This property is ideal for families and groups! With comfortable and cozy areas to read, relax and unwind, and at the same time great spaces to spend quality time with family!
The living areas are inviting, and the fully equipped kitchen will be a place of fun while you cook with the kids!
The house is surrounded by green! stays here will be a delightful escape from the city! The property is accessed via a no-through road, leading to a private driveway, with parking for four cars.
Morcombelake is a popular village, situated 4 miles west of Bridport, and 5 miles from Lyme Regis, and is the home of the original Moores biscuit bakery, makers of the famous Dorset Knob, and lovely farm shops. The village is in an admirable location nestling amidst the rolling West Dorset hills and within easy reach of the World Heritage Jurassic coast!
Bridport is a busy market town, with an eclectic mix of events and cultural activities taking place throughout the year. It has a vibrant art and foodie scene; there are various weekly and monthly markets, lots of excellent restaurants and artesian cafes, as well as regular open studio and arts events. Surrounded by some very famous hills, there are endless walking opportunities, as well as riding and cycle trails.
A short drive from Bridport is the pretty harbor town of West Bay, with its stunning cliffs, made famous by the recent ‘Broadchurch’ TV series.
Private Residence with 2 levels
4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2475 square feet, 230 square meters
King, King, King, and 2x Twin
8 guests maximum
1 hour 30 minutes by car
Coastal Panoramic view!
Activities of Interest
- Charmouth beach is great for the family: lots of sand especially at low tide, safe swimming, picnic areas, cafes, and beach shops. Beach huts are available to hire (including the ones featured in Broadchurch!)
- Many families come to this coastline to collect the famous Charmouth Fossils.
- The South West Coast Path offers wonderful walks.
- Body boarding and surfing in Sidmouth.
Places of Interest
- The Jurassic Coast is England’s first natural World Heritage Site. Covering 95 miles of coastline from East Devon to Dorset, displaying 185 million years of the Earth’s history.
- The East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, perfect for the South West Coast Path and Jurassic Coast, with it’s beaches at Lyme Regis, Beer, Branscombe and Sidmouth, sailing at Exmouth and Lyme Regis and collecting fossils at Charmouth.
- Sidmouth is a lovely, very flat seaside own, with the promenade, shops, cafes and museums. Exeter, which can be reached by train is also very flat in the centre, indicated for guests with limited mobility of any kind
- The City of Exeter: With Roman origins, you can still see segments of the original city wall. The tunnels under Exeter are fascinating as is the Cathedral.