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Wadham House, 50 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset


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Tenure: Leasehold

A quirky Grade II lower ground floor two bedroom apartment, with a courtyard garden, located in the heart of Dorchester.

The Property
Wadham Houseis a Grade II listed, period property which was converted into five flats, during 2015. And has much sought after private parking. Flat 1 is situated on the lower ground floor and has been decorated to an exceptionally high standard. There is a courtyard style garden with storage to the rear of the property formed by parts of under ground tunnels, from the original Wadham House.

The property is entered via stone steps and iron balustrade leading to the front door. This then leads to the Communal Hall with staircase to the upper floors and entrance door to No 1. Entering the property down a bright staircase, the hallway leads you to the open plan sitting/dining/kitchen area. The modern kitchen is fitted with floor and wall units with wooden work surfaces, inset sink with mixer taps and tiled splash backs, as well as a kitchen island. There is a integrated double electric oven and hob with chimney style extractor hood. Integrated dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer. Plumbing is in place for automatic washing machine. Within the living area is a door giving you access to the courtyard style garden via another tunnel.

The sitting/dining room is also a good size with neutral décor and hard wooden floors. From the halway there is access to the two double bedrooms. Bedroom 1 (13’3’’ x 13’) has a sash window to the rear as well as a woodburing effect fireplace with mantle piece and downlighters. Bedroom 2 (13’2 x 8’2’’) has a sash window looking onto the courtyard style front garden and downlighters. Both bedrooms have white-washed walls with oatmeal carpets.

The bathroom with tiled flooring has been converted into a walk in style double shower with thermostat fitting. Still keeping some historic features such as a period style wash hand basin and WC.

From the open plan living area a door gives access to a barrelled ceiling walkway leading to the
courtyard style garden. There is also two brick lined cellar style areas (9’3’’ x 7’2’’) and (11’1’’ x 7’4’’) with paved floors for useful outside storage areas. Borough Gardens and riverside walks are all easily assessable.

Situated in the very heart of Dorchester, within walking distance of excellent facilities which include Waitrose, Marks and Spencer and many other shops in and around South Street. A variety of schools, restaurants and a main line railway links to London Waterloo and Bristol, cross channel services at Poole, airports at Bournemouth and Exeter are also within easy reach.

• Open Plan Kitchen/ Living Area
• Two Double Bedrooms
• Walk in Shower Room
• Private Parking Space in Communal Car Park
• Courtyard Style Garden

This area is well served with schooling. State schools include the renowned Thomas Hardye and Middle schools in Dorchester. Public schools include Sherborne School (for boys); Sherborne School (for girls); Canford; Clayesmore; Bryanston and St Mary’s Shaftesbury (for girls). Preparatory schools include Sunninghill (Dorchester); Port Regis; Sherborne; Dumpton and Sandroyd.

Sporting & Recreation
Within Dorchester and the surrounding area there are excellent sporting and leisure pursuits which include a keep fit and health centre in Somerleigh Court, Dorchester Tennis and Squash Club, golf at Dorchester Came Down, racing at Wincanton, Taunton, Salisbury and Exeter, walking and riding in the unspoilt surrounding countryside. The Dorset coast is now recognised as a World Heritage Site and is renowned for its sailing, water sports and spectacular costal path.

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01 September 2017

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