- WELL PRESENTED 2 DOUBLE BEDROOM BUNGALOW ON THE BALLARD ESTATE
- QUIET SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION
- ESTABLISHED ENCLOSED GARDEN WITH FISH POND
- DOUBLE CAR PORT, GARAGE & AMPLE PARKING
- SOUTH FACING PATIO & GARDEN
- SHORT WALK TO COASTAL PATH AND BEACH
- 20 MINUTE WALK TO TOWN CENTRE
- MASTER BEDROOM WITH EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
- IDEAL HOLIDAY HOME
- PATIO DOORS FROM MASTER BEDROOM TO GARDEN
WELL PRESENTED SPACIOUS 2 BEDROOM BUNGALOW ON BALLARD ESTATE WITH LARGE GARAGE, AMPLE PARKING, DOUBLE CAR PORT & LOVELY SOUTH FACING GARDEN
Swanage and Studland are renowned for long sandy beaches and pretty coastline, being at the start of the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline. Swanage has many shops, restaurants, public houses and the Historic Steam Railway, this along with the safe, sandy beaches makes an idyllic location for any home. The property is within a 2 minute walk of the beaches, with step access to the secluded, quiet and best part of the beach. The new café ‘The Cabin’, just along the beach is a top destination on Trip Advisor. There are the most spectacular walks to Swanage town, Ballard Down, Old Harry Rocks, and over the hill to Studland with the Bankes Arms, and Pig on the Beach Country House Hotel.
The Ballard Estate, situated on the northern edge of the town and beach, at the base of Ballard Down is a highly desirable location. The estate built in 1915 as barracks, by Canadian Army Engineers and using Canadian timber, was originally for the recuperation of WWI troops. This property is brick built with double glazed windows and a pitched tiled roof with lovely south facing garden and off road parking.
The Front Door opens into an Entrance Hall with storage cupboard for coats and shoes and providing access to most other rooms. Double doors open into the Lounge/Diner, a lovely light room with south and west facing windows and an inverted corner section of floor to ceiling windows, incorporating two sets of patio doors which open on to the south facing patio. The Sitting Room has ample space for comfortable seating, a feature Purbeck stone fireplace surround and space for other furniture, the vaulted ceiling has exposed beams with central sky light. The Dining end of the room provides a spacious and bright area to enjoy family meals. The Kitchen is located off the Dining Room and is practically laid out with a good selection of wall and base units, with inset sink and gas hob, integral double oven and dishwasher and a west facing window offering views over Ballard Down. The Utility Room provides extra Kitchen space housing a full size fridge freezer, inset sink, all services for washing machine and tumble drier and back door to garden.
Two bedrooms and Family Bathroom are accessed from the main Entrance Hallway, Bedroom 1, an L shaped room is a spacious double with built in wardrobes and patio doors opening into the garden and bringing wonderful natural light to the room. Bedroom 2 is a smaller double room with the bonus of an en suite shower room. A south facing window makes this a bright room and there is plenty of space for a wardrobe and bedroom furniture. The En Suite comprises of corner shower cubicle, wash basin and w.c. The last room of the Hallway is the Family Bathroom, a P shaped bath with screen and overhead shower, wash basin, w.c. and heated towel rail completes this room.
Outside – A double garage, double car port, parking and lovely south facing garden provides plenty of storage, parking and outside space for every occasion. The garden is well maintained with a patio area directly outside the Lounge/Diner providing a semi covered area to sit and each outside or just to relax in the sun. A pond is a focal point with low stone retaining walls planted with shrubs, paved pathways, lawns and well established hedge surrounding the garden, making a secluded sanctuary.