Offers Over £650,000
DOMVS, in assoc with Fine & Country, is delighted to offer this handsome, character home in one of the premier roads within Dorchester.
A truly handsome home of considerable character, set in this most enviable of positions on this tree-lined road within the curtilage of Dorchester. Built in 1927, the house displays the gracefulness of the period and has been home to the family for over forty-five years. The total plot approaches 1/3 acre the rear delightful and sunny garden is some 140ft in length.
This charming residence is approached from the pretty front garden and the contrasting feature brick arched entrance with herringbone briquette flooring and the period front door through to the welcoming ENTRANCE HALL. The hall with parquet flooring has doors to the principal rooms with staircase rising to the half landing with generous sized window overlooking the delightful generous garden flooding the area with natural light. The SITTING ROOM: this inviting reception room has continuation of the parquet flooring and is notably airy and light with window overlooking the front garden, double opening doors to the magnificent rear gardens and further windows either side of the cosy open fire with tiled hearth and mantle. Not to be outdone is the separate DINING ROOM enjoying a double aspect with window overlooking the delightful front garden and the circular pond, with further window to side both providing plentiful light. There is ample room for a sizeable dining table, continuation of the pleasing parquet flooring and on a practical note there is a useful built-in cabinet. Conveniently and unobtrusive, neatly tucked away off the entrance hall is the CLOAKROOM with WC. and pedestal wash hand basin and a window to the rear.
The KITCHEN/ BREAKFAST room lies to the rear of the residence with splendid views overlooking the delightful and generous sized rear garden. The kitchen is currently somewhat of a blank canvass, serviceable and of good proportion with single bowl double drainer sink unit, and range of work surfaces and cupboards, together with a useful shelved pantry / larder. Offering huge potential the kitchen provides a generous space for a kitchen table, there is a further storage cupboard, whilst the 'Worcester' boiler is wall mounted. From the kitchen a door leads through to the GARDEN ROOM, a more recent addition to the house, largely of UPVC construction with the rear being in style 'Californian' breeze block, double doors to the front garden whilst a further door leads to the rear gardens.
On the first floor and the airy LANDING is the airing cupboard, loft access and doors to the FOUR BEDROOMS, shower room and separate WC. The PRINCIPAL BEDROOM and BEDROOM THREE both lie to the front of the house, bedroom one enjoying windows overlooking the front garden and to the side, and with shallow built in shelved cupboard. BEDROOM TWO and BEDROOM FOUR are situated to the rear enjoying views over the garden, the fourth bedroom benefiting from a wash hand basin. The bathroom has been reconfigured as the FAMILY SHOWER ROOM, with generous sized shower cubicle together with wash hand basin. Completing the first-floor accommodation is the SEPARATE WC. with window to the rear.
Set within a plot approaching 1/3 of an acre both front and rear gardens are an absolute delight. The FRONT GARDEN is approached by double opening gates or personnel gate, a drive provides off road parking for numerous vehicles. Mature hedging and walling screens the tree lined Herringston Rd. There is a generous attractively bordered area of lawn with central circular ornamental pond. The large, combined GARAGING and WORKSHOP has up and over door and both power and light together with side windows and door to the rear garden. The REAR GARDEN is undoubtably the star of the show! With large area of neatly kept lawn, well established and stocked borders providing an abundance of colour throughout the various seasons. A path meanders down the garden with further profusion of colour. At the end of the garden are a couple of fruit trees together with a raised vegetable garden that has proven most productive over the years. This stunning garden is bordered by a mixture of mature hedging and fencing.
Located in Herringston Road which is considered one of the premier roads within Dorchester with older style properties being rarely available. A tree-lined avenue on the outskirts of the town, it is within the popular catchment area for local schooling and is also within reasonable walking distance of the town centre, and yet, close to open countryside: it seems a winning combination!
Dorchester is steeped in history, it enjoys some of the county's most noted period architecture, all set amongst beautiful rural countryside. Amenities are plentiful and include mainline rail link to London Waterloo, cinema, arts centre, restaurants, wine bars, and the county hospital.
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Room Measurements Please refer to floor plan.
Services Mains electric, gas and drainage.
Local Authority Dorset (West Dorset). Band F.
Lettings Our Lettings Department is available to provide experienced assistance should this be relevant to your purchase.
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- Highly Regarded Tree – lined Location
- Beautiful Gardens approaching 1/3 acre plot
- Four Bedrooms Two Reception Rooms
- Garaging and Workshop
- A welcoming Family Home