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4 bedroom house for sale

Earl Close, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1

Sold STC £299,950

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Ensuite Shower Room
  • Bathroom & WC
  • Conservatory
  • Garage

Full description

A terraced four bedroom modern town house well situated in a quiet residential 'no through' road with easy access to Dorchester town centre and local schools. EPC Band C

The property which is mid terrace of three houses has brick faced elevations under a slate style roof with solar PV panels to the front, for the year 2015 the feed-in-tariff for these was £812 for the year. Built in 1987 and occupied since 2005 by the present vendors the house has been maintained to excellent standards including the re-roofing and the upgrading of the kitchen, bathroom and ensuite. The three storey accommodation has the benefit of replacement double glazed windows and external doors and gas fired central heating to provide a comfortable home for the family or retired purchasers. To the ground floor, hall, cloakroom, excellent kitchen/dining room opening to the conservatory, to the first floor, sitting room, main bedroom with ensuite shower room and to the second floor three bedrooms and main bathroom. The situation is ideal for those seeking easy access to the town centre and local schools, and is located within a quiet well established residential area.

Local amenities are within walking distance and the heart of the County town is within a mile, where a wide range of facilities for education, entertainment, health and leisure can be found. Local schools include Manor Park and St Osmunds. Dorchester Town is most famous for being the County Town of Dorset and being the birthplace of the famous poet and novelist Thomas Hardy in 1840. The life and works of Thomas Hardy form a strong part of the cultural background of Dorchester, which is recognised worldwide as the centre of attraction for students and followers of this great literary figure. The property has good access to Dorchester's surrounding countryside for horse riding, walking and other rural pursuits and the town also lies a short distance to the West of the Purbeck Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast is only a few miles away. Sport in the area includes golf at Came Down, Dorchester Cricket, Football and Rugby Clubs and Sailing. Communications are excellent, with main line railway links to London Waterloo from all the major centres, cross channel services at Poole, an airport at Bournemouth and there is a very effective road network.

A driveway leads to the integral Garage 18'4 x 7'10 with roller shutter door, door to the hall, light, power and plumbing for washing machine, Schuco controller switch for the solar PV system. There is a pavioured path leading to the front porch, boundary wall with railings and planted border. The garden to the rear is partly walled with fenced side boundaries and is hard landscaped with split level gravelled areas, paved path and paved patio. A pedestrian path gives rear access.


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Added on Rightmove:
25 July 2016

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