Askerswell, Dorchester

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A very attractive and spacious individual detached stone house, with secluded gardens backing onto fields with lovely country views in this peaceful village. Council Tax Band F, EPC Band D, Freehold.


Hazelmead is a very attractive and spacious individual detached stone house, set in secluded south-facing gardens backing onto fields with delightful country views in the peaceful village of Askerswell. It was understood to have been built in circa 1990 by a local builder, having attractive natural stone-faced elevations under a tiled roof with traditional timber double glazed windows. The property has been under the current ownership since 1996 and well cared for.

The good sized accommodation is well presented and enjoys a sunny south-facing rear aspect with views over the village and the surrounding countryside. There is potential for a rear conservatory/garden room.

The many excellent features include oil-fired central heating, sealed unit windows, natural stone open fireplace to the living room, well fitted kitchen with solid oak fronted units, space for slot-in cooker, cooker hood and space for dishwasher, upgraded en-suite shower room with corner shower and mains shower and built in wardrobes to three of the bedrooms.

The accommodation extends to:

Ground floor - Entrance lobby, reception hall featuring part double height ceiling, cloakroom, triple aspect through living room with rear patio doors, dining room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility

First floor -Landing, large through double aspect principal bedroom with en-suite shower room, three further bedrooms, bathroom.


Hazelmead stands well set back and elevated from the lane, being approached over a driveway, providing good parking and turning facilities, leading to a double garage with power, light and boarded loft.

The gardens are well screened and stocked. The front garden is down to lawn behind beech hedging and featuring rose beds. The rear garden is very private, south-facing, well stocked and backs onto fields, being arranged on two levels with adjoining paved terrace, lawns, low stone retaining walls and ornamental pond plus summerhouse, greenhouse and timber shed.


Hazelmead occupies a lovely setting in the small and peaceful village of Askerswell, lying in the Asker Valley and surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside. The village comprises, in the main, period cottages and houses and the River Asker runs through the centre. There is a parish church, village hall and public house located on the doorstep. The immediate locality is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the well known viewpoint of Eggardon Hill is nearby. The stunning World Heritage coastline is within easy reach with bathing beaches at Burton Bradstock and West Bay.

The thriving Georgian market town of Bridport offers an excellent range of shopping, business and cultural facilities, whilst Dorchester is also within easy reach with mainline rail services to London Waterloo.


Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil-fired central heating.

Broadband - Standard up to 2Mbps and Ultrafast up to 1000Mbps.

Mobile phone service providers available are O2 and Vodafone (likely) for voice and data services inside, and EE, Three, O2 and Vodafone for voice and data services outside.

(Broadband and mobile phone information taken from Ofcom website Results are predictions and not a guarantee. Actual services available may be different from results and may be affected by network outages).


Strictly by appointment with Stags Bridport.


From Bridport proceed east along the A35 towards Dorchester. After about 4 miles and shortly after joining the dual carriageway, turn left, signed Askerswell. At the bottom of the hill bear left towards the village and at the next junction turn left into Hembury Road. Hazelmead is seen after approximately one hundred yards on the left (2nd driveway).

01308 301006

Stags - Bridport

29 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR

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