3 bedroom detached house for sale

Dorchester Road, Frampton

Sold STC £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three Bedrooms
  • Beautiful Original Features
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Conservatory
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Fitted Kitchen
  • Three and a Half Acres
  • No Forward Chain

Full description

Dickinson Bowden is delighted to offer for sale this attractive three bedroom detached, grade II listed, lodge which sits just within the gates that lead to the Sheridan Estate on the outskirts of Frampton. The property has grounds which extend to approximately three and a half acres and there are numerous outbuildings and a man made lake with an attractive summerhouse. Originally the lodge to the nearby Frampton House, this attractive and quirky property has been extended over the years and now offers accommodation including a fitted kitchen, two reception rooms, a conservatory and study (also known as the Oak Room). Upstairs there are three bedrooms and the family bathroom. The property has been in the same family for almost forty years with great care and attention given to the restoration of the original features. The property is available with no forward chain.

Porch 
The integral porch with two square piers with the Arms of Sheridan above provide an impressive welcome to this interesting home. A part glazed door leads to the kitchen with a further door providing access to the dining room.

Kitchen 
12' 9'' x 9' 10'' (3.88m x 3.0m)(max)
The kitchen is fitted with a good selection of Oak fronted wall, base and drawer units with work surfaces above. There is an inset one and a half bowl sink which is conveniently positioned under the two ornate arched windows. The space in and around the chimney breast has been taken full advantage of with further units being incorporated to include a fridge and freezer, this has also created a nice display feature. There is space available for a dishwasher and electric cooker, a tiled splash back and spot lighting. There is a further window to the front and a radiator. A door leads into the dining room.

Dining Room 
13' 2'' x 10' 2'' (4.02m x 3.10m)
The dining room feels like the hub of this home with a large wood burning stove and feature fireplace taking centre stage. The beautiful windows to both the front and side aspects also provide a sense of this property's former history. There is a picture rail, wall lights and a radiator. A wooden door and step leads down into the sitting room.

Sitting Room 
13' 7'' x 12' 6'' (4.15m x 3.81m)+recess
The sitting room is a generous size and has decorative windows which over look both sides of the property. There is a feature brick built fireplace with a flagstone hearth and inset wood burning stove. There is a useful under stair storage cupboard with an arch glazed door leading to the conservatory. There is a radiator, wall lights and television point with stairs leading to the first floor.

Conservatory 
25' 1'' x 9' 7'' (7.64m x 2.91m)
The large conservatory is currently also utilised as a utility space and is flooded by natural light. Doors at either end of the conservatory provide access into the garden with an oak door leading to the study. There is a floor standing Worcester oil fired boiler and the floor is partially tiled.

Study/The Oak Room 
13' 5'' x 8' 10'' (4.08m x 2.69m)
Aptly named by the current owners as the Oak Room, the study enjoys wonderful views over the garden and the lake. There is exposed brickwork to one side of the room which adds character to this unique property. There are oak beams running the length of the room as well as an oak floor. There are wall lights, a radiator and a television point.

First Floor Landing 
The landing has steps which lead to bedroom one and two with further doors leading to bedroom three and the family bathroom. There are long windows to either end of the landing filling this space with plenty of natural light.

Bedroom One 
12' 7'' x 8' 10'' (3.84m x 2.70m)+recess
The irregular shape of this double bedroom along with the sloping ceilings offers great character to this room. There is a feature circular window with cast iron glazing bars which adds further interest to this space. There is a radiator, ceiling light point and a deep fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom Two 
12' 10'' x 9' 3'' (3.91m x 2.83m)(max)
This single bedroom enjoys a pleasant outlook over the side garden through the feature circular window. There is a radiator and ceiling light point.

Bedroom Three 
13' 0'' x 9' 4'' (3.95m x 2.84m)(max)
The third bedroom enjoys a lovely outlook over the garden and lake to the rear and benefits from a feature fireplace, ceiling light point and radiator. There is access to the loft and a shaver light and poin.

Bathroom 
The bathroom has a suite comprising of a panel enclosed bath with electric shower above, an art deco style pedestal wash basin and close coupled WC. There is decorative tiling, two enclosed ceiling lights, a radiator and an electric wall heater. There is a also a shaver light and point.

Outside 
The majority of the land is adjacent to the property and is used as a formal garden with a further parcel of land situated on the opposite side of the road. The formal garden is relatively level and is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and bushes with a large man made lake providing an idyllic backdrop with an overhanging deck and summerhouse. There is a large shed located beyond the summer house and there is a substantial garage/workshop which could now do with some improvement.The additional land could provide space for animals should someone require and is planted with an vast array of mature trees. Gates lead to an area of hard standing which provides off street parking.

Council Tax Band C 

Services 
Mains Water Oil Central Heating Mains Electricity

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Added on Rightmove:
16 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Maiden Newton (2.8 mi)
  • Dorchester West (4.5 mi)
  • Dorchester South (4.8 mi)
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52 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UT

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Nearest stations

  • Maiden Newton (2.8 mi)
  • Dorchester West (4.5 mi)
  • Dorchester South (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Dickinson Bowden, Dorchester

52 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UT

01305 575057 Local call rate

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