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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Swanbridge Court, London Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1

Sold STC £105,000

Property Description

Key features

  • RETIREMENT APARTMENT
  • SECOND FLOOR
  • TWO BEDROOMS
  • CLOSE TO TOWN CENTRE
  • COMMUNAL GARDENS

Full description

A two bedroom second floor retirement apartment on the outskirts of the town with distant rural views.
EPC Band C.

Swanbridge Court is well located at the lower end of High East Street within a convenient distance to the town centre and the meadows on the fringe of Dorchester. The apartments with an age restriction of plus 60 years, were constructed by McCarthy and Stone (Developments) limited with brick elevations under slate and tiled roofs with communal gardens and limited residents parking (by permit only if space available). Arranged over three floors each served by lift number 42 is situated on the second floor with the sitting room and both bedrooms enjoying the distant views of the countryside beyond the town. The development manager can be contacted from various points within the apartment in case of emergency and when outside normal duty hours there is a 24 hour emergency Appello call system. For the use of the residents is a Residents Lounge, Guest Suite and communal Laundry facilities. There is no forward chain.

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 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 in the Olympic waters of Portland and Weymouth. Communications are excellent, with main line railway links to London Waterloo and Bristol, cross channel services at Poole, an airport at Bournemouth and there is a very effective road network.

There are communal gardens with lawn and planted beds and borders. There is limited residents parking on a permanent basis and limited visitors parking.


Service Charge: £1601.88 (paid 6-monthly)

Estate & Management Ltd: £268.02 (paid 6-monthly)

Tenure: TBA


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Added on Rightmove:
23 September 2016

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