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White Nothe Cottages Ringstead, Holworth Guide Price £185,000

  • Former Coastguard Cottage
  • Stunning Coastline Location
  • Superb Sea And Coastal Views Across To Weymouth And Portland
  • Unmodernised But Full Of Character And Charm
  • The Ultimate Getaway Property
  • No Mains Services
  • Only Accessible Via An Unmade Farm Track
  • No Forward Chain


White Nothe Cottages Ringstead
Holworth DT2 8NJ
County: Dorset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: MEY06511


This property is for sale via Online Auction. This is a modern twist on the traditional auction room sale where buyers can bid for the property via an online platform. The auction will run for 3 hours on a set date and time chosen by the vendor of the property. The winning bidder, assuming the reserve is met, is legally bound to exchange on the property and pay a 10% deposit similar to a traditional auction house sale and they will have 28 days to complete, please check the legal paperwork to confirm deposit amount. Upon completion of a successful auction the winning bidder will be required to pay a non-refundable reservation fee of 3% inclusive of VAT of the winning bid in addition to the purchase price subject to a minimum fee of £4,800 inclusive of VAT. The auction is powered and carried out by Whoobid and is subject to terms & conditions which will form part of the auction pack which will be available to download for free once produced by the vendors legal representatives. We strongly recommend that you review the legal documents prior to bidding and seek legal advice. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE RESERVATION FEES ARE PAYABLE IN ADDITION TO THE ASKING PRICE. Fees paid to the auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration and may attract stamp duty liability. Bidders will be required to register in order to download the ‘legal pack’, if you choose to bid on the property you will be required to complete further identity checks for anti-money laundering purposes and provide card details before you are able to place a bid. Properties may be sold prior to public auction if an offer is accepted by the vendors. **Guide price - This is an indication of the seller’s minimum expectations at auction and is not necessarily the figure the property will achieve but acts as a guide, prices are subject to change prior to the auction. **Reserve price - Most auctions will be subject to a reserve price, if this figure is not achieved during the auction then the property will not be sold. In normal circumstances the reserve price should be no more than 10% above a single figure guide price or if a guide price bracket is quoted the reserve will fall somewhere within those figures.


A unique opportunity to buy a former coastguard cottage in a glorious position along the incredible Dorset coastline. The property forms part of a row of 6 similar cottages plus The Captains House. The property itself is in need of modernisation although it does retain much of its original character. Due to the remote location there are no mains services connected. The accommodation comprises an entrance lobby with pantry, a kitchen / dining room with log burner, sitting room with open fire. On the first floor there are two bedrooms, both with open fires and a third room that could be a bathroom should there be services to the property..

Entrance Porch

Kitchen/Dining Room

10' 7'' x 16' 8'' (3.22m x 5.08m)

Sitting Room

10' 8'' x 13' 6'' (3.25m x 4.11m)

Bedroom 1

10' 8'' x 13' 7'' (3.25m x 4.14m)

Bedroom 2

9' 6'' x 10' 8'' (2.89m x 3.25m)


6' 6'' x 7' 2'' (1.98m x 2.18m)


The cottages at White Nothe are enclosed with a walled garden with access to each property. There is a courtyard to the rear with access to two original outbuildings that provide additional storage. To the front there is a further area of brick wall that separates the garden from the coast path


The property is set up high above the village of Ringstead and a further walk to the village of Osmington Mills with the popular public house and restaurant The Smugglers Inn. The larger coastal town of Weymouth is approximately 8 miles away with sandy beach, harbour, shopping, leisure activities and mainline railway to London Waterloo. The County Town of Dorchester is around 9 miles away with further rail links to Bristol Temple Meads and the County Hospital


From the National Trust carpark above Ringstead Bay the property can only be reached on foot although owners of the property would have keys to the gates that would allow a vehicle (a 4x4 vehicle would be strongly recommended. On foot pass through the gate at the far end of the carpark and you will spot the cottages in the far distance. Continue along the path until you come to a post box. Go through the gate on the left along the unmade track and go up the hill. Bear to the right and you will see the cottages. This walk may take 20 minutes to half an hour depending on the individual



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Important Notice

These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed. They do not form part of any contract. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or otherwise, nor that any of the services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order or have been tested. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on such matters prior to purchase.

White Nothe Cottages Ringstead
Holworth DT2 8NJ
County: Dorset
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: MEY06511
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