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West of town centre

Added on 22/03/2021
Miles & Son, Swanage
1,205 sq. ft.
(112 sq. m.)

Key features

  • Terraced three storey house with character features
  • 4/5 bedrooms
  • 2/3 reception rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom/W.C. Outside W.C.
  • Gas central heating
  • Balcony with views over town
  • Enclosed small south facing garden
  • Hill and some sea views
  • Unrestricted parking on road nearby

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION: To the west of the town centre within half a mile of the main amenities, beach and seafront. Occupying an elevated position sitting approximately 10' (3m) above the High Street with views over the town to the sea and hills beyond.

DESCRIPTION: A terraced villa style house, one of five built, we are advised, in 1903 of brick elevations and originally known as 'The Chalets'. Currently owned by a Saatchi listed artist, and UN endorsed writer, this character property has featured in the Sunday Times. Viewing is recommended, and the owner informs us that he would be willing to negotiate on any of the artwork or furniture.

ACCOMMODATION: External steps lead up from the High Street.

ENTRANCE HALL: Part glazed front door, radiator, stripped wood floor, electric meter and fuse box, original ceiling cornicing, telephone point.

LOUNGE (N): 13'4" (4.06m) into bay x 10'5" (3.19m). Hill views, radiator, stripped wood floor, tiled fireplace and hearth, picture rail and cornicing.
243 High Street - cont'd

RECEPTION ROOM 2 (S): 11'7" (3.54m) x 11' (3.37m). Stripped wood floor, radiator, under stairs storage cupboards, UPVC double glazed window. Wooden door and step up to:

KITCHEN (S & E): 15'1" (4.6m) x 8'1" (2.48) max. Original Pamment tiled floor, part glazed door to garden, wall cupboards, reclaimed teak cupboard housing gas boiler, UPVC double glazed window, shelved storage cupboards. Former fireplace with space for fridge/freezer, gas cooker space, 1½ bowl single drainer sink unit and tiled work surface with drawers, cupboard, space and plumbing for washing machine and slim line dishwasher under, tiled splash backs, period distressed wall finish.



BED/RECEPTION ROOM (S): 9' (2.74m) x 8'3" (2.52m). Stripped wood floor, radiator, double glazed double doors lead out to the deck and garden.

BATHROOM/W.C.: Obscure UPVC double glazed window, panelled bath with mixer tap/shower attachment, wash basin with mixer tap, w.c. with period high level cistern, part tiled walls.

BEDROOM 2 (S): 10'11" (3.34m) x 8'8" (2.66m). Stripped wood floor, UPVC double glazed window, feature tiled hearth, cupboard to alcove.

BEDROOM 1 (N): 13'1" (4.01m) x 11'6" (3.52m). Hill views & sea glimpses, stripped wood floor, feature tiled hearth, radiators, cupboards to alcoves. Part glazed door to: BALCONY: Covered balcony with timber railings with views over Swanage to the hills and sea beyond.


LANDING: Access to loft space.

BEDROOM 4 (S): 8'9" (2.67m) x 8'9" (2.67m). UPVC double glazed window, stripped wood floor, radiator, feature cast iron fireplace, part sloping ceiling.

BEDROOM 3 (N): 14'2" (4.33m) x 9'3" (2.82m). Sea and hill views, UPVC double glazed window, radiator, feature cast iron fireplace, part sloping ceiling. Used as an artists' studio.

OUTSIDE: Steps lead off the High Street and up to the front garden areas of the terrace. The rear garden faces south and comprises a lower stone paved area with access to: W.C.: Wash basin with mixer tap, W.C. with period high level cistern, feature tiled wall, electric wall heater. Steps lead up to the upper garden and timber deck, timber shed, gate to rear pedestrian access.

SERVICES: All main services are connected. N.B. Any services or Appliances mentioned above have not been tested by Miles & Son.

COUNCIL TAX: Band C: £2017.78 payable for 2021/22 (excluding discounts).

VIEWING: By appointment only please, with the Agents MILES & SON. Our office is open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.30 pm and Saturday 9.00am-4pm April-October inclusive, 9.00am-12.30 pm at other times. Lunchtimes included

The Property Misdescription Act 1991. These particulars have been prepared to the best of our knowledge and belief in accordance with the Act and they shall not constitute an offer or the basis
of any contract. Our inspection of the property was purely to prepare these particulars and no form of survey, structural or otherwise was carried out. Defects and/or other matters may be revealed on a survey carried out on your instructions. Room measurements, taken in accordance with the RICS recommended practice, to the nearest three inches. Site measurements where given, are approximate and intended only as a guide as obstacles may well have prevented accuracy. An appointment to view should be made and all negotiations conducted through Miles & Son


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West of town centre

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Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Poole Station7.7 miles
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Miles & Son, Swanage

2 Rempstone Road, Swanage, BH19 1DW

Miles & Son, Swanage

Established in 1873, Miles and Son are Swanage’s oldest established Estate Agents and Letting Agents.

We offer a personal and professional property service on a wide range of properties for sale and for rent. We provide free and confidential marketing advice and we offer competitive commission rates on a NO SALE: NO FEE basis. We offer FREE supply and erection of “For Sale” boards.

We have a long list of computerised applicants looking for all types of property on the Isle of Purb

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