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Stratton House, 59-60 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1

Sold STC £299,500

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Entrance Hall
  • Bathroom
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Decked patio and communual gardens
  • Designated car parking space

Full description

A refurbished and modernised period 2 bedroom town house with its own first floor decked garden in a unique courtyard style setting to the rear of the elegant Grade II Listed Stratton House, close to the heart of Dorchester. EPC exempt.

Number 6 which is end of terrace has attractive brick elevations, enhanced by large sliding sash windows under a slate roof. The courtyard of 4 houses which are Grade II listed is located to the rear of Stratton House an elegant Grade II listed building dating from 1883 which has been restored to provide 13 flats. The houses can be approached on foot from High West Street by the residents intercom and by car from Collition Street to the designated residents parking. The communal gardens to the courtyard are delightful with garden furniture and this house has the benefit of its own private first floor decked patio with storage below. Extending to two floors, this 'upside down' townhouse provides light and airy accommodation with generous sized rooms set in an unusually quiet location ideal for those whose seek a convenient setting in the heart of Dorchester.

The Entrance Hall has staircase to the first floor and leads to the bedrooms. The Master bedroom is a large double. Bedroom two is also a double with airing cupboard with the electric boiler for the central heating. The bathroom has Porcelanosa fittings.

On the first floor, the Sitting Room has a double aspect and French doors to the first floor decked patio. The Kitchen/Dining Room has been well fitted complete with appliances.

Stratton House is situated close to the centre of the town where a wide range of facilities for entertainment, health and leisure can be found. 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 walking and other rural pursuits. The World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast is only a few miles away. Communications are excellent, with main line railway links to London Waterloo and Bristol, cross channel services at Poole, airports at Bournemouth, Exeter and Bristol and there is a very effective road network.

Number 6 has its own first floor decked patio which is approached from the sitting room. Below is useful storage space below. The communal gardens are lawned with garden furniture, planted beds and borders. There is a designated parking space.

Tenure: 250 year leasehold

Ground rent: £250 for the first 25 years

Maintenance service charge: To be advised


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Added on Rightmove:
06 September 2017

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