- Spacious cottage in rural location
- Kitchen with smaller wood burner
- Upstairs two bedrooms & two bathrooms
- Solar panels and air source heat pump heating
- Garden with views over open countryside
- Living room with inglenook and wood burner
- Utility & boot room having shower room off
- Attic bedroom 3 approached via hit & miss stair ladder
- Off road driveway parking
Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty a spacious 3-bedroom rural retreat. With secluded gardens and driveway parking. Ground floor comprises of rear entrance boot room comprising of utility area & shower room, Kitchen Large living room benefitting from wood burning stove in inglenook & French doors out onto garden. There are 2 double bedrooms and family bathroom to first floor, main bedroom with shower en-suite. A further loft bedroom is accessed off the landing via narrow hit & miss staircase. Technology includes solar panels, heating via heat pump & wood burning stoves.
Rear entrance, boot room, utility & shower room
Utility/Boot room - Space for washing machine. Work surface housing butler sink. Spotlights to ceiling.
Shower room - Low level WC. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Enclosed tiled shower cubicle. Ceiling mounted vent. Ceiling light point.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 9'3" (2.82m) x 17'10" (5.44m)
Double glazed windows to rear and side. Wooden work surfaces with storage shelves beneath. Butler sink with drainer to side. Electric cooker & space for dishwasher. Multi fuel burning stove. Free standing fridge/freezer. Spotlights to ceiling. Vinyl flooring and timber beams to ceiling.
Lounge/Dining Room - 14'1" (4.29m) x 23'3" (7.09m)
Bright airy spacious room with double glazed windows to three aspects two with window seats. Double glazed double doors to garden and to timber decked walkway to adjacent annexe. Inglenook fireplace housing multi fuel burning stove with recess areas to either side. Original stone flooring to the whole of the room. Custom built oak shelving runs along one side of the room. Stairs rising to first floor. Spotlights flush to ceiling. Heating controls.
Stairs and Landing
Hand crafted oak staircase rising to first floor landing. Narrow hit & miss staircase to loft bedroom. Doors off to two double bedrooms and family bathroom. Landing lit by obscure glazed block window.
Bedroom One - 11'3" (3.43m) x 11'10" (3.61m)
Double glazed window to front with window seat below. Two wall light points. Beam to ceiling.
Radiator. Small built in storage cupboard. Door to en-suite shower room.
Double glazed window to side. Wash hand basin. Low level w.c. enclosed and tiled shower cubicle. Heated towel rail. Spotlight to ceiling.
Bedroom Two - 8'2" (2.49m) x 11'10" (3.61m)
Double glazed window to front with window seat below. Radiator. Two wall light points.
Double glazed velux window to ceiling. Bath with shower mixer tap. Wash hand basing fitted into bespoke cupboard under. Low level w.c. Spotlights to ceiling. Heated towel rail.
Approached via narrow hit & miss staircase. Large original timber beams form sloping ceilings with 4 double glazed velux windows. Varnished timber flooring. Access door to storage housing solar panels. Radiator.
The off road parking is situated to the rear of the property. To the front of the property is an extensive garden which is on the whole laid to lawn. The property enjoys extensive far reaching country views
Heatng and insulation
Highly insulated for a property of this age. High temperature air source Heat Pump, solar thermal panels (provides supplemental hot water for 9 of 12 months). Two multi-fuel stoves, one with a back-boiler for hot water, Economy 7 electric as well if required.
The property is available on a minimum of six months. The rent in advance will be one month and the deposit will be five weeks rent.
The annexe building is not included. The Owners will retain the Annexe for use by friends. No one will use the Annexe in December, January and February.
Go through Bridport town
centre heading west on East
Street (B3162) and follow East
Street to the final roudnabout
signposted to Salway Ash, turn
right on the roundabout
heading north to Salway Ash.
In Salway Ash pass a church on
the left and a school on the
right, take first turning on the
right after the school to
Silkhay, go one mile down the
single track road (past
Furleight Estates, Vineyard and
Winery). Silkhay Cottage is the
red building with stone Dutch
All photographs are provided for guidance only.
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The following are permitted payments which we may request from you:
a) The rent
b) A refundable tenancy deposit (reserved for any damages or defaults on the part of the tenant) capped at no more than five weeks` rent where the annual rent is less than £50,000, or six weeks` rent where the total annual rent is £50,000 or above
c) A refundable holding deposit (to reserve a property) capped at no more than one week`s rent
d) Payments to change the tenancy when requested by the tenant, capped at £50, or reasonable costs incurred if higher
e) Payments associated with early termination of the tenancy, when requested by the tenant
f) Payments in respect of utilities, communication services, TV licence and council tax; and
g) A default fee for late payment of rent and replacement of a lost key/security device, where required under a tenancy agreement
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