3 BED Semi-detached house Under Offer

£500,000 Guide Price

Dorchester, Dorset

Owner says, "The house seemed to wrap its arms around me the moment I stepped through the front door."

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Inside

Welcome to Albert Lodge, this handsome Victorian residence sits proudly at the end of Albert Road perfectly placed to enjoy the beautifully kept Borough Gardens nearby and close to all this county town has to offer. Character, period detailing beloved of this era is showcased throughout the home, from generous ceiling heights, picture rails, large sash windows, to period fireplaces, all exuding timeless elegance. With generous accommodation, a sunny, westerly-facing rear courtyard garden - in all a winning combination.

The inviting accommodation is approached from the PERIOD GLAZED ENTRANCE and generous sized PORCH with pleasing tiled flooring setting the scene. A further front door leads into the welcoming ENTRANCE HALL, here stairs rise to the first floor, there is a useful under stairs cupboard and to the far hall a feature arched recess currently fitted with shelving ready to display those beloved books. The elegant SITTING ROOM is a most inviting reception room, flooded with light courtesy of the bay window to the front and an additional south facing sash window, this charming room is centred around the period open fireplace with marble surround providing a cosy focal point. Also situated off the entrance hall is a well-proportioned and versatile SNUG / STUDY, having an array of shelving together with floor to ceiling recessed book / display shelving. The DINING ROOM together with the study have south facing windows to the Victoriana glazed entrance porch, the dining room readily accommodates a table and chairs for entertaining. The KITCHEN is positioned to the rear of the residence, with its semi-galley style layout, the kitchen flows seamlessly into the generous sized BREAKFAST / MORNING ROOM. The kitchen has a range of base units, the sink is ideally positioned under the window and enjoys a view over the private courtyard garden. There is an electric oven and hob with fume hood over together with plumbing and space for both dishwasher and washing machine. The morning room provides ample room for breakfasting and casual dining, with continuation of tiled flooring from the kitchen. This delightful fourth reception room is both light and airy with French doors opening to the rear walled garden. Discreetly positioned off the morning room is a SHOWER ROOM, with W.C. wash hand basin and tiled shower cubicle natural light from the window.

Venturing upstairs to the first floor and the landing there are doors to all rooms, on a practical note here there is a storage cupboard together with access to the sizable roof void fitted with loft ladder. The PRINCIPAL BEDROOM lies to the front of the residence and does not disappoint with the feature period fireplace framed either side with double opening doored wardrobes. A generous east facing bay window greets the morning sun, whilst an additional south facing window ensures a bright ambiance. BEDROOM TWO is also a gracious twin bedroom and features a further bay window overlooking the garden, and a south facing window, the bedroom resplendent with period fireplace replete with tiled inserts. BEDROOM THREE is also a double room with south facing window. Concluding the accommodation and serving the three generous bedrooms is the BATHROOM complete with panelled bath, wash hand basin and W.C with twin obscure and coloured glazed windows much loved of this period.

Outside

The FRONT GARDENS to the two sides of this Victorian residence are well stocked and provide colour, variety, and interest. Twin original brick piers guide to the path and the entrance. The WEST FACING REAR GARDEN is delightfully walled in part and largely arranged to paving for ease of maintenance, together with lush borders. Providing a most private and wonderful back drop to the house and an ideal enclosed sanctuary for entertaining outside. On street parking (resident’s permit) is available.

Location

The property sits on a mature, quiet residential road moments from the beautifully kept Borough Gardens right in the heart of Dorchester. There is hardly need for a car, as it is perfectly placed for all the amenities the county town has to offer. Just a few minutes’ walk away is a variety of nationwide and independent shops, cafes, and eateries; two cinemas; the county hospital; well-regarded schools (both independent and state sector); and nearby mainline railway stations provide easy access to both London Waterloo and Bristol, ideal for commuters or those seeking weekend adventures. Sporting facilities include golf at Came Down and sailing at Weymouth and Portland. The famous Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site - a simply stunning coastline – is just a few miles away. Overall Dorchester is steeped in history and enjoys some of the county's most noted period architecture all set amongst beautiful rural countryside.

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Tenure: Freehold

Local Authority: Dorset (West Dorset) Council

Council tax band: E

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