2 bedroom retirement property for sale

Walpole Court, Puddletown, Dorchester, Dorset

Guide Price £230,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Retirement Property
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Ground Floor Shower Room
  • First Floor Bathroom
  • Modern Kitchen
  • First Floor Bathroom
  • Conservatory
  • Courtyard Garden
  • No Forward Chain
  • Extensive Communal Gardens & Facilities

Full description

Dickinson Bowden is pleased to offer this spacious two bedroom retirement cottage situated in an attractive courtyard overlooking extensive communal gardens. The property benefits from a private courtyard garden which in turn provides direct access into the single garage. The accommodation includes a spacious entrance hallway, ground floor shower room, a large living room with double doors leading to the dining room, a conservatory and a modern kitchen. On the first floor there is the bathroom and two large double bedrooms both with fitted wardrobes.

Walpole Court stands on the site of the former stables which used to belong to Islington House and was built by the English Courtyard Association. This select development of cottages and apartments offers independent retirement living for over 55's.

Puddletown is a popular village which is situated approximately 6 miles from Dorchester and is well served by a general store/Post Office, a doctor's surgery, public house, vets, library and church. The village further benefits from a regular bus service.

The complex has a resident estate manager and through the manager there is an opportunity to book the guest flat within the complex when friends/family visit. In addition to the extensive communal grounds there is a communal utility room which has washing machines and tumble dryers.

The owners son is incredibly complimentary about both the quality of the complex and also the local village services.

Entrance Hallway 
The entrance hallway provides a pleasant welcome into this home with doors leading to the ground floor shower room and sitting room. Stairs with stair lift provide access to the first floor, there is a night storage heater and telephone point.

Sitting Room 
19' 2'' x 11' 1'' (5.85m x 3.37m)
The sitting room benefits from a double glazed window with secondary glazing to the front and provides a nice vantage point over looking the communal gardens. There is a feature wooden fire surround with electric fire, a television point, a night storage heater and an electric panel heater. There is a decorative ceiling light fitting and double door provide access into the separate dining room. A further door leads to the fitted kitchen.

Dining Room 
10' 6'' x 9' 1'' (3.21m x 2.78m)
The dining room is situated at the rear of the property and has double doors which open into the conservatory. There is an electric panel heater and a decorative ceiling light fitting.

Conservatory 
10' 4'' x 4' 2'' (3.16m x 1.26m)
The conservatory has double glazed doors and windows and provides a pleasant space to sit and unwind whilst over looking the small courtyard garden.

Kitchen 
12' 11'' x 8' 9'' (3.93m x 2.67m)
The kitchen is fitted with a good selection of wall, base and drawer units with rolled edge work surfaces above. There is a retractable folding table, a glass display unit with lighting, an inset sink with mixer tap and an electric oven/grill. There is inset electric hob with extractor hood above and there is space for a dishwasher with a further space for a fridge freezer. There is a complimentary tiled splash back and a tiled floor. A double glazed door provides access into the courtyard garden and there is a further window to the side.

Shower Room 
The ground floor shower room is fitted with a concealed cistern WC, wash basin and a shower enclosure with an electric shower. There is a large mirror, an electric wall heater and an understair cupboard.

First Floor Landing 
The landing benefits from a window to the front and has doors which lead to both bedrooms and the bathroom. The loft hatch with retractable ladder provides access to the loft space which has a light and is boarded.

Bedroom One 
13' 3'' x 12' 10'' (4.04m x 3.9m)
Located at the front of the property the main bedroom benefits from a large double glazed window with additional secondary glazing over looking the communal gardens. There is a television point, telephone point and extensive fitted cupboards. There is also an electric wall mounted heater.

Bedroom Two 
12' 7'' x 11' 3'' (3.84m x 3.42m)
The second bedroom is also a comfortable double room and also benefits from fitted wardrobes. There is a double glazed window to the rear, a telephone point point and an electric wall mounted heater.

Bathroom 
The bathroom is fitted with a panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, an inset wash basin and a concealed cistern WC. There is a Velux window to the rear and also a deep airing cupboard which houses the hot water tank. There is a shaver point and new vinyl flooring has just been fitted.

Garage 
17' 10'' x 8' 10'' (5.43m x 2.70m)
The garage benefits from having an electric up and over door and offers eaves storage. There is a power point and personal door to the garden.

Lease Information 
Lease Length 150 years from 1985 Services Mains electricity, water and drainage. Electric Heating Age restriction 55+ Service Charge we understand to be approximately £970.00 per quarter

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Moreton (3.6 mi)
  • Dorchester South (5.0 mi)
  • Dorchester West (5.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Dickinson Bowden, Dorchester

52 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UT

01305 575057 Local call rate

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Dickinson Bowden, Dorchester

52 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UT

01305 575057 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Moreton (3.6 mi)
  • Dorchester South (5.0 mi)
  • Dorchester West (5.1 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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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