2 BED Flat For Sale

£295,000 Guide Price

Dorset

Owners say, “The apartment is so elegant and peaceful, but located close to town, which is perfect for morning coffee and evenings out with friends.”

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Property details

Inside

Situated in the heart of the historic market town of Dorchester, Flat 21 is located in the town’s former hospital dating back to the 1800s and is named in honour of its designer, renowned C19 architect, Benjamin Ferrey.

The grand building, constructed of Portland stone in an imposing Jacobean style, maintains an array of aesthetically pleasing historic and architectural features. Sitting within what once was the southwest corner of the Roman City, Benjamin Ferrey House is conveniently tucked away in a peaceful area of the vibrant town centre.

The light and airy accommodation is arranged over two floors with a mezzanine spanning the sitting room, demonstrating an imaginative yet sensitive readaptation of the building. The flat is accessed from a communal hallway situated in the south wing, the front door to the apartment opening into a light and spacious ENTRANCE HALL of which all ground floor rooms lead off.
The highlight of the property is undoubtedly the stunning SITTING/DINING ROOM area. Flooded by natural light through the magnificent mullion and transomed windows, the welcoming room exudes modern grace and style whilst maintaining its historic charm and character, providing a private retreat where you can relax or entertain friends and family. The room features an electric fire set within a charming Regency style fireplace, perfect for cosy evenings in on those chilly winter evenings.

South facing BEDROOM TWO is a comfortable double room with ample built in storage, which enjoys the convenience of being located next to the ground floor family BATHROOM which comprises a modern and stylish suite of a bath, wash hand basin and W.C.

The KITCHEN is perfectly equipped with a suite of modern units including base and eye level cupboards with worktops over and integrated appliances including a fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, double oven, a further single oven and a ceramic hob with extractor hood over.

A generous storage cupboard is to be found underneath the staircase that leads to the first floor, and a spacious landing which leads to a mezzanine, which accommodates the OFFICE space above the living area downstairs. The open plan and light area, makes for a perfect space to work from home, study or enjoy crafts of hobbies.
BEDROOM ONE is a generous dual aspect double; well-lit by north and south facing windows. The space makes for a perfect principal bedroom, or a delightful suite for guests. The ENSUITE bathroom is beautifully equipped with a shower, wash hand basin, W.C. and an array of cabinets.

Overall, the property is unusually equipped with plentiful storage, beautifully and discreetly integrated into the space available. The home provides comfortable and cosy living, with a touch of charm and sophistication, perfect for those who wish to enjoy tranquil town centre living.

Outside

The converted hospital occupies a site in an aesthetically pleasing area of town which is home to a range of listed buildings which contribute greatly to Dorchester’s past, demonstrating a range of architectural and period styles making the approach to the property characterful and enjoyable. The principal entrance to the property is accessed from the south wing up a small flight of stone steps set within an elegant stone façade overlooking the car park, which is easily accessed from a private entrance leading off Somerleigh Road. Private allocated parking is available for one car, with a residents permit for visitor’s parking. The car park is walled and well lit, providing a safe and secure area.

Location

An attractive conversion of an imposing former hospital building located in an extremely central, yet tranquil position in Dorchester. Dorchester itself is the County Town of Dorset and is steeped in history and enjoys some of the county's most noted period architecture, all set amongst a beautiful rural countryside. Amenities are plentiful including mainline rail link to London Waterloo. This is undoubtedly a first class opportunity to live in surroundings with character in an extremely convenient position within the town.

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Tenure: Leasehold

Years remaining on lease: 969

Service charge: 1700

Ground rent: 325

Local Authority: Dorset (West Dorset) Council

Council tax band: D

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