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6 bedroom town house for sale

Victoria Grove, Bridport

Sold STC £485,000

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A particularly fine period six bedroom house with a self-contained ground floor flat located within easy walking distance of facilities in the town centre.

SITUATION:  Bridport is an attractive and historic market town with a centre principally made up of Georgian houses and wide streets. The town is famous for its rope and net making activities and provides a good range of shopping facilities together with a twice weekly street market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. There are also primary and secondary schools, a medical centre, a hospital, churches, an excellent art centre, cinema and leisure centre with an indoor swimming pool.

The beautiful coast which has recently been declared a World Heritage site is about one-and-a-half miles due south at West Bay and there are some excellent coastal walks.

Dorchester, the County Town of Dorset, lies about fifteen miles to the east and here there is a main line rail service to London, Waterloo. The famous resort of Lyme Regis is about twelve miles to the west. 

THE PROPERTY:  No 161 Victoria Grove is situated in a prominent position to the north of the town centre within easy walking distance of facilities.  The property comprises a substantial 1920's semi-detached house with a prominent bay window at the front featuring pebble-dash rendered elevations under a slated roof.  In addition there is a self-contained ground floor flat ideal for a dependent relative/letting purposes.  The accommodation is arranged on four levels with six bedrooms on the first and second floor levels, spacious hall, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room and cloak room on the ground floor and at lower ground floor level a very useful basement area and a self-contained flat.  The house contains a wealth of period features typical of its age and time including light and spacious well proportioned rooms with high ceilings, fine original cast-iron fire place, original panelled doors, exposed floor boards, picture rails and sash windows. The property has the benefit of mains gas-fired central heating.

A particular feature of the property is the south and west facing rear garden together with a large courtyard area.  There is off-road parking at the front and rear of the property.

An early inspection is highly recommended.

DIRECTIONS:  From the centre of Bridport travelling west along West Street take the first turning right after the traffic lights into Victoria Grove.  Proceed towards the end of Victoria Grove and the property will be seen on the left hand side.

THE ACCOMMODATION comprises the following:
Double-opening doors lead to
ENTRANCE PORCH: Glazed inner door to:
HALL: Stairs rise to first floor, under stairs cupboard, radiator.
SITTING ROOM:  5.17m into bay x 3.79m (17' into bay x 12' 5").  Radiator.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM:  3.81m x 3.36m (12' 5" x 11') enjoying a west aspect with view over the garden, custom built range of kitchen units with working top surface, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbed for a dish washer, space for fridge and freezer, cooker recess with gas and electric cooker points.
Archway leading through to:
DINING ROOM:  4.98m into bay x 3.67m (16' 4" into bay x 12'). Feature bay window with views west over rear garden, window seat with radiator, feature open-fire place with period mantel and surround, built-in shelving, radiator.
CLOAK ROOM with low level WC, wash hand basin.
Airing cupboard with insulated hot water tank, electric immersion heater and slatted shelves.
BEDROOM 1:  5.16m into bay x 3.67m (16' 11" into bay x 12').  Feature bay window, radiator, original fire-place with cast iron fire and ceramic surround.
BEDROOM 2:  4.97m into bay x 3.65m (16' 3" into bay x 12').  Enjoying west facing aspect, original cast-iron fire place and surround, double wardrobe cupboard.
BEDROOM 3:  3.63m x 2.65m (11' 10" x 8' 8").  View west over garden, cast iron fire place, radiator.
BEDROOM 4:  2.89m x 2.62m (9' 5" x 8' 7").  Radiator.
BATHROOM with panelled bath, mixer tap and shower attachment, wash hand basin, low level WC with concealed system, radiator, fully tiled walls.
BEDROOM 5:  4.61m x 3.44m (15' 1" x 11' 3").  Velux roof light, radiator, pitched ceiling, eaves storage area.
BEDROOM 6:  3.83m x 3.40m (12' 6" x 11' 1").  Radiator, feature dormer window, walk-in wardrobe cupboard and store cupboard.
Basement area incorporating
UTILITY ROOM:  4.89m x 2.66m (16' x 8' 8"). Belfast sink unit, plumbed for a washing machine, recess with Vaillant gas-fired boiler which heats domestic hot-water and central heating, radiator, door to garden.
STORAGE ROOM with built-in shelving units.

There is a self-contained LOWER GROUND FLOOR FLAT at the rear of the property with front door leading to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM:  3.30m x 3.16m (10' 9" x 10' 4). Range of matching base units, drawers and work tops, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbed for a washing machine, electric cooker panel, pitched ceiling with two Velux roof lights, radiator.
SITTING ROOM:  4.21m x 3.58m (13' 9" x 11' 8") with inset lighting, radiator.
BEDROOM:  4.91m x 3.81m (16' 1" x 12' 5") with dressing area, radiator, inset lighting, wardrobe recess.
SHOWER ROOM/WC:  Glazed and tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, radiator.
SEPARATE WC:  Low level WC

A separate EPC for the lower ground floor flat is also available.  Please contact our office for full details.
The EPC band for the flat (shown as 'Annex' on our website) is C.

There is parking to the front of the property and vehicular access leading to the rear courtyard.

There is an enclosed and private rear garden approached through an archway leading to a large lawned area with established trees and shrubs, including apple trees and ornamental pond, greenhouse and timber shed.

SERVICES:  All mains services are connected.  Gas-fired central heating.



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Added on Rightmove:
20 September 2016


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