4 BED Detached house Sold

£425,000 Offers over

Dorchester

Owners say, "We've been so happy raising our family here, fully benefiting from the space and adaptability of the house. Set back from the high street, it's very quiet, with easy access to the town centre and all that lovely Fordington has to offer."

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Property details

Inside

Introducing this welcoming four-bedroom extended character detached house with accommodation arranged upon three floors. Located within popular Fordington, offering a taste of ‘Village life’ and yet within walking distance of the County Town with all its amenities close to hand.

Approached through the front door to the ENTRANCE VESTIBULE a further door leads to the inviting ENTRANCE HALL: with access to all ground floor rooms, whilst a straight staircase rises to the first floor, on a practical note there is an ever-useful storage cupboard. The SITTING ROOM is a cosy reception room centred around the wood burning stove for those cooler evenings and providing an appealing focal point. A sash style double glazed window frames the aspect to the front of the residence. The DINING ROOM could effortlessly accommodate a sizable table and chairs for formal or casual dining. A most sociable of areas - open plan to the KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM. The kitchen has an array of wall mounted and floor-based cupboards the latter with stylish black granite food preparation work surfaces over. A pleasing island unit provides still more cupboard space and additional work surface. Integral appliances include a Neff™ double oven, De Dietrich™ gas / induction hob with a fume hood over. In addition, there is provision for washing machine, dishwasher, refrigerator, and housing for a microwave. The sink is perfectly positioned under the window overlooking the courtyard garden whilst additional natural light comes courtesy of twin skylight windows together with the French doors to the enclosed courtyard garden. Additionally, the kitchen area benefits from the bonus of underfloor heating and a further pantry style cupboard, accommodates still more storage.

Venturing up the stairs to the FIRST FLOOR and landing, doors lead to two double bedrooms and the bathroom. The PRINCIPAL BEDROOM lies to the front of the house, light and airy with twin sash style windows, the bedroom has a range of built in wardrobes with two double doors. BEDROOM TWO is a comfortable guest bedroom, with window overlooking the courtyard garden, and showcases a period fire surround, the bedroom benefiting from an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with WC. wash hand basin together with a shower. Also on this floor is the FAMILY BATHROOM with WC, wash hand basin and both bath and separate shower. Natural light emanates from the window to the rear and the feature semi vaulted ceiling with the skylight window.

From the landing further stairs ascend to the SECOND FLOOR with a half landing with skylight window. Both BEDROOM THREE and BEDROOM FOUR are of quite generous proportions. Bedroom three lies to the front of the house whilst Bedroom four to the rear, both having far reaching views over the interesting and varied townscape.

Outside

The south facing, fully enclosed rear garden is paved and is an ideal spot for alfresco dining and the perfect suntrap, to enjoy in the warmer months. With the addition of a garden shed and two wood stores, there is plenty of storage and the property further benefits from gated access to the side.

Location

The desirable and historic area of Fordington offers a touch of 'quintessential England' and is perhaps Dorchester's best kept secret! Fordington offers the perfect combination of village living combined with the practicality of being close to the numerous facilities of Dorchester town. This appealing location is also within the catchment area for renowned local schools including the acclaimed Thomas Hardye School. The county town of Dorchester is steeped in history and enjoys some of the county's most noted period architecture, all set amongst beautiful rural countryside with easy access to the coast at Weymouth. Amenities are plentiful including: mainline rail link to Waterloo, cinema, arts centre, museums, wine bars and schools.

Directions

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Tenure: Freehold

Local Authority: Dorset (West Dorset) Council

Council tax band: D

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