Atrim Gore is a solid stone 18th century farm dwelling and stables restored into a spacious 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom house that offers accommodation for up to 12 people comfortably.
AREA: Atrim Gore is situated in the Marshwood Vale, an area of outstanding Natural beauty, just 10 minutes drive to the beautiful beaches and dramatic landscape of the Jurassic Coast and 5 minutes drive to the lively and historic market town of Bridport.
LOCATION : Atrim Gore is found down a quiet country lane (Atrim Lane) which turns into a farm track at Atrim Common to take you onto the 1500 acre Symondsbury Estate. The house is set in 20 acres of fields and is completely surrounded by countryside and uninterrupted rural views. Cattle and sheep graze nearby.
6 BEDROOMS as follows:
Ground floor bedroom with ensuite shower/loo. This room has the option to be a Super King double bedroom or a twin bedroom. Please advise preference.
2 x double bedrooms.
1 x small double bedroom (4ft bed).
2 x twin bedrooms.
4 BATHROOMS as follows:
1. Downstairs loo with shower- large powerful fixed shower head.
2. Ensuite shower/loo for ground floor bedroom.
3. Bathroom with bath and shower.
4. Bathroom with bath and shower attachment.
Very good water pressure and plenty of hot water!
Large, bright, sunny, well equipped open plan kitchen.
Belling Electric Range cooker with 5 hobs, 2 ovens and grill.
2 x fridges. One under counter fridge and a free standing Miele fridge/freezer.
Brick farmhouse fireplace with 19th century bread oven.
Washing machine, tumble dryer, Belfast sink.
SITTING /DINING ROOM (Formerly the stables)
Large, relaxed and comfortable 8.5 x 4.5 metre (28 x 15 foot) sitting/dining room with substantial stone inglenook fireplace and large Hunter wood burning stove.
Relaxed and comfortable seating area with 3 sofas.
49 inch wall mounted TV with Apple TV and WIFI.
Large French oak table that seats 12.
French windows onto patio/BBQ and outside eating area and garden.
On the upstairs landing there are a couple of bookshelves with a great selection of books.
TRAVEL COTS/HIGH CHAIRS
2 x high chairs and travel cots are available.
The main garden is fenced/enclosed and has uninterrupted countryside views. Patio/ BBQ/ outside eating area and pergola with wisteria. Ideal for small children.
Over the fence is further open garden with a seating area and fire pit by a stream. There is plenty of space to kick balls and play games.
Behind the house on the other side of the lane is an apple orchard. You are very welcome to help yourself in season.
ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS
There is great deal going on in the Bridport/ Lyme Regis Area. Here is just a selection of ideas.
NEAREST: Eype (10-15 mins drive). Beautiful secluded shingle beach with amazing views.
SAND: Charmouth and Lyme Regis. Very child friendly sandy beaches (20 mins).
EATING,DRINKING, GREAT VIEWS: Seatown (Anchor Inn). Burton Bradstock ( Hive Cafe and Seaside Boarding House). Both 15 mins.
LOTS GOING ON: West Bay. Main location for Broadchurch TV series. Funfair in Summer (15 mins). Lyme Regis (20 mins). Beautiful beach and promenade. Panoramic views all the way to Portland Bill on a clear day. Both West Bay and Lyme have harbours, fishing, pubs, bars, restaurants and shops.
WALKING/RUNNING/BIKE RIDING/HORSE RIDING
There are beautiful walks and bike rides straight from the front door and onto the Symondsbury Estate and the surrounding countryside with plenty of public footpaths and bridleways. Symondsbury Village is 20 minutes walk. Symondsbury Estate Manor Yard is beautifully restored and offers a lovely café (Symondsbury Kitchen) and an attractive selection of shops. The Ilchester Arms is a popular local pub. Walkers can climb Colmer's Hill (the area's most prominent landmark with panoramic views) with the option to keep going to Eype Down, Thorncombe Beacon and the Jurassic Coast (4-5 miles from Atrim Gore depending on the route).
There is an off road bike trail across the Symondsbury Estate and road bikers can join the Monarch's Way at the end of Atrim Lane and enjoy cycling through the Marshwood Vale.
Bidlake Riding Stables are 3 minutes drive away and offer riding for individuals and groups of all ages and abilities. Riding groups frequently go up and down Atrim Lane between Bidlake and the Symondsbury Estate.
EATING AND DRINKING.
There are plenty of good pubs, cafes and restaurants in the area. Here is a small selection.
NEAREST COUNTRY PUBS ( 5 minutes drive).
Ilchester Arms, Symondsbury. Good, popular local pub.
Shave's Cross Inn in the Marshwood Vale. Varied menu including tapas, curry nights. Good atmosphere.
A LITTLE BIT FURTHER (10-15 mins)
George Inn and Clock Inn. Both in Chideock. Again popular local pubs with good pub food on offer.
Anchor Inn in Seatown. Amazing Jurassic Coastal views.
SERIOUS BEER DRINKERS
'In Pursuit of Hoppiness' in Bridport offers a good selection of more unusual beers.
Tiger in Bridport shows all 6 Nations etc plus rugby premiership games.
White Lion in Bridport.
Soulshine in Bridport.
Watch House in West Bay.
Hive in Burton Bradstock.
The Stable in Bridport offers great pizza and pies.
FUN, RELAXED/CASUAL COASTAL DINING
Rise in West Bay is by the water and offers a varied menu including fish, burgers, great selection of beers and cocktails.
Swim in Lyme is a similar concept and owned by the same people and has superb views.
Dorshi in Bridport is excellent and is described as a ‘Home style East Asian kitchen’.
The Bull Hotel in Bridport has a good restaurant plus the Venner cocktail bar.
Hix Oyster Bar and Fish House in Lyme Regis.
Brassica and Ollerod in Beaminster.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's Canteen and Deli in Axminster.
Bridport is the nearest town 10 minutes drive away. A lively historic market town with really quite a lot going on.
As well as Market Days on Wednesday and Saturday the Bridport Vintage, Art and Antiques quarter on the St Michael's Trading Estate has become quite an attraction. Bridport has a growing number of annual events including literary, film, hat and music Festivals. The Town is also very popular for seeing the New Year in. The Bridport Arts Centre and Electric Palace Cinema show a wide range of films and put on an eclectic selection of shows and gigs.
The excellent Washingpool Farm Shop is 3 minutes drive away and has a large range of quality locally sourced products as well as a very good cafe for breakfast, coffees, lunch and tea. Also farm animals for children to see.
Bridport has a Waitrose, Morrisons, Co op and a Lidl.
On line shopping: Tesco and Waitrose have successfully delivered to Atrim Gore.
OWNERS (Charlotte and James Daniel)
We live next door at Atrim Farm. If you have any questions about the house or the area please don't hesitate to get in touch:
Charlotte: 07779 510701
James: 07879 332736
Landline: 01308 424535