High Street, Fordington, Dorchester, Dorset DT1

£695,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
This distinctive double fronted Grade II listed property has been tastefully decorated by the current owners to create a well-appointed interior which enhances the unusually high degree of original features that have been maintained, from fireplaces to wooden beams, door fittings, shutters and cupboards.

A particular feature of this unusual property is the walled garden, garage and off street parking. The property is within walking distance of town centre and train station.

The accommodation is very generous. The ground floor consists of a large sitting room with Portland stone fireplace with hearth and open fire, a study, a family room where the bread oven used to be, with doors out to the garden. The kitchen is spacious with stone flags, a four oven gas fired aga and space for dining table and chairs.

Stairs rise to the first floor with the large master bedroom with en suite shower, there are two further double bedrooms and family bathroom.

The top floor of the house has two bedrooms both with exposed roof timbers and the large landing which could be used as a further reception/play room.

To the side of the property is a flagstone path (with outside light) leading through to the front with lockable side gate. This area being part covered with flying freehold from the neighbouring property.

The garden is mainly laid to lawn with fruit trees and mature borders planted with shrubs and flowers. A flagstone patio abuts the rear of the property, ideal for al-fresco dining.

At the end of the garden is a lockable gate which leads out onto a private gravelled parking area and garage with up and over door.

Fordington is in walking distance of the town centre with Waitrose in particular near-by, close to countryside walks and Salisbury Fields. The property falls within the catchment area of a number of highly regarded schools. The town centre is within a short distance providing a good range of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities to include the ever growing Brewery Square Development. The Dorset County Hospital is nearby.

There are numerous sports clubs around the town including cricket, rugby, football, tennis and golf. There are many footpaths and bridleways across the beautiful surrounding countryside. The Jurassic Coastline is a few miles to the south with some sandy beaches, outstanding walks and the opportunity to enjoy a number of water sports activities.

Dorchester South and Dorchester West Train Stations provide direct services to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads, respectfully.

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