Skip to main content

Property Listing Details

Property details

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 3 reception rooms


  • Freehold
  • Contemporary 3 / 4 Family home with private garden and annex facility
  • Thriving Kennel business
  • 30 kennels
  • An isolation kennel
  • Hydrotherapy/Grooming unit
  • Extensive customer parking
  • Exercise paddock
  • Convenient location with excellent passing trade
  • In all 5.16 acres

Listing view statistics

Last 30 days: 346 page views


Beautifully presented detached 3/4 bedroom bungalow with an annex facility, successful adjoining boarding kennels in a holding of 5.16 acres.

The property is ideally situated just north of Bridport on the main road into the town with a southerly facing holding of land with wonderful views over the adjoining countryside. In recent years the property has been remodelled and updated to create a family sized home complete with an annex facility beside a boarding kennels with 30 kennels and a hydrotherapy/dog grooming unit.

The main body of the bungalow is arranged with a sitting room, a dining room and a conservatory to the rear taking in some lovely views to the south over local countryside. Along the front of the house there is a contemporary kitchen that has been equipped in some style to include integral appliances that include twin electric ovens, a five ring induction hob with contemporary extractor fan over, twin fridge freezers, a wine cooler and a dishwasher. In addition downstairs there is a fourth bedroom/study and a family bathroom equipped with both a shower and a bath. Upstairs there are two further bedrooms one of which has an en-suite shower room. To the right hand side of the property there is an annex with a sitting room to the front of the property, a bedroom to the rear and an en-suite wet room to the centre. The property is in good decorative order, has a wood burning stove in the sitting room, is for the most part tiled on the ground floor, has UPVC double glazing and contemporary lpg gas fired heating.

The Business

The kennels have provided the current owners with a comfortable income, and improvements made during their ownership has enabled the business to grow year-on-year with an approximate turnover in the 2019/2020 financial year of £125,000. The previous year (2018/2019) produced a turnover of approximately £110,000 and in 2017/2018 the turnover was approximately £90,000.

In all there are 30 kennels each, with the exception of one, having its own run. There is one further isolation kennel. All of the units are designed for ease of maintenance and cleanliness and are fully secure with a range of security lighting around each block. In addition there is a hydrotherapy/dog grooming unit with a pool room and grooming room. To the front of the boarding kennels there is a reception office and a kitchen while the hydrotherapy/grooming unit has a customer WC.

To the front of the property there is an extensive customer parking area that can accommodate a large number of cars beyond which a gate leads through to a private parking area in front of the house laid to block paving with a raised herbaceous and shrub border to one side.

To the right hand side of the bungalow a pathway leads through to the boarding kennels while to the left hand side a gate gives way to a second area of parking and a double garage which is equipped with light power and up and an over door. From here vehicular access can be gained to the field via a tarmac laid track with areas of lawn either side. Immediately to the rear of the bungalow there is a private garden with a terrace nearest the bungalow itself with a filtered Koi pond to one side.

Beyond the garden there is a large paddock laid to pasture that sweeps off down behind the bungalow to an ancient woodland known as "Rookhams Copse" comprising mainly of oak, hazel and ash. The woodland was coppiced until 1930 and provided timber for building materials to nearby Bridport. The woodland is enclosed by post & wire fencing leaving the paddock as an ideal exercising area for the kennels. In all the holding of the land extends to approximately 5.16 acres.


Mains electricity and water are connected.
Lpg fired central heating. Private drainage.

Local Authority

Dorset Council .
Council Tax Band E.

You could get

Standard broadband Standard broadband

Up to 4.1 Mbps (Source: Ofcom)


Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Maiden Newton 6.2 miles
  • Weymouth Ferry Terminal 13.5 miles
  • Loders CofE Primary Academy 1.7 miles
  • Powerstock Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School 2.2 miles

Local map of the area

Map View Map showing location of property

Local Amenities

  • Maiden Newton 6.2 miles
  • Weymouth Ferry Terminal 13.5 miles
  • Loders CofE Primary Academy 1.7 miles
  • Powerstock Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School 2.2 miles

Market stats

Sale activity

Average estimated value for a house in DT6:

  • £463,100
  • Price decrease

  • -£15,417
  • (-3.222%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

  • Average sale price

  • Properties sold


Rental opportunities

Not known

Recent sales nearby

See all recent sales in DT6
Switch to next tab

Estimated running costs

Based on available 3rd party data

Mortgage calculator

£ per month

How much could I borrow?

In partnership with

Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

These results are not provided by Bankrate and are only indicative based on a repayment mortgage product. Repayments will be subject to the product provided, your lenders criteria and your personal circumstances. The interest rate has also been assumed to stay the same for the selected mortgage term.

The Agent

Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
22nd Oct 2020 £750,000 First listed

Want an expert valuation of your home?

Book an agent valuation
Property descriptions and related information displayed on this page are marketing materials provided by Symonds & Sampson - Bridport. Zoopla does not warrant or accept any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the property descriptions or related information provided here and they do not constitute property particulars. Please contact Symonds & Sampson - Bridport for full details and further information.