DOMVS, in association with Fine & Country, is delighted to offer this enchanting five-bedroom home with STUNNING SEA VIEWS in a rural setting on the edges of a sought-after Isle of Purbeck village. Private walled garden, courtyards and attached ANNEXE. History includes Sir Bernard Lovell and his important radar development that changed the course of the Second World War! Also a thriving holiday let business.
Langton Matravers is a village in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck, approximately 2.5 miles west of the seaside town Swanage and just under 5 miles south-east of historic Corfe Castle. The village is one mile away from the Jurassic Coast and Dancing Ledge is just a 10 minute walk across fields. Much of the area is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is part of the World Heritage Coastline. The quayside market town of Wareham is just over 8 miles where mainline rail links to London/Waterloo (2 1/2 hours) can be found.
- Stunning Sea Views
- Elegantly Renovated
- Cobbled Courtyards and Walled Garden
- Attached Annexe
- Double Garage and Workshop
Built around the 1800's of Purbeck stone and with a history that includes Sir Bernard Lovell and his important radar development that changed the course of the Second World War. Sir Bernard, was knighted in 1961 due to the vital scientific research that he and his teams carried out here for over two years and which helped to win the war.
This is a property of enormous charm; spacious and elegantly refurbished with stunning views across Swanage Bay to the Isle of Wight. Stepping through the attractive double doors into the flagstoned ENTRANCE HALL, you immediately feel there is something special about this house. The MAIN HOUSE accommodation is arranged across two floors, and a ONE BEDROOM attached ANNEXE offers the opportunity for additional self-contained living.
In the main house, the GROUND FLOOR accommodation provides a generous drawing room with exposed beams, a decorative fire surround with inset wood burner and superb views across Swanage Bay. The KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM is equally spacious, having an inset woodburner in the family space, additional space for a breakfast table and a stylish and fully fitted kitchen. The stylish DINING ROOM can easily accommodate a large supper party and the French doors open onto one of the courtyards offering further outside entertaining possibilities. BEDROOM 4 is located on the ground floor via an inner hallway from the entrance hall, it is a generous double room with styish EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM. From this inner hall, there is an additional ground floor CLOAKROOM and through the kitchen/family room is a further hallway with a side access and a large UTILITY/CLOAKROOM.
The FIRST FLOOR is accessed via two staircases, one takes you to TWO attractively decorated DOUBLE BEDROOMS both with modern EN-SUITE FACILITIES, one with shower and the other with bathtub. The MASTER SUITE is accessed from the main staircase. This stunning bedroom with wonderful sea views, is a very generous double with steps to a large DRESSING ROOM and the EN-SUITE BATHROOM is large and light.
The ANNEXE can be accessed through the drawing room and also has French windows from the front that gives private access. Comprising of a good sized and light reception room with woodburning stove, stairs take you up to the FIRST FLOOR where you will find a BATHROOM, DRESSING ROOM and DOUBLE BEDROOM.
From the private gates of Leeson House, a long drive with stunning sea views leads you through fields, often with deer and sheep to the property's PRIVATE DRIVE. Cobbles, lawned areas and a private WALLED GARDEN sit to the front of this enchanting house. The drive leads you around to the DOUBLE GARAGE and WORKSHOP. From here, a gate takes you through to one of the large COURTYARDS. Private and walled, both courtyards have plentiful space for outside entertaining.
Take the A351 towards Swanage. (Don't follow SatNav!) follow the road through Corfe Castle and Harmans Cross. As you come around the bend just before you enter Swanage, take the turn on the right at the 30mph sign (Steppes Hill) at the top of Steppes Hill go straight across onto the drive for Leeson House.
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Dorset (Purbeck) Council, tax band G
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