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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Grosvenor Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2BD

Sold STC £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached house
  • Five bedrooms, one with en suite
  • Light and spacious accommodation
  • Garage and off street parking
  • Large private garden
  • Located close to town centre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This substantial detached house is nestled in a small no through road, offers a wonderful living space and a large private garden whilst in catchment for St Osmunds and The Thomas Hardye School.

The original house was built in the 1952 and has undergone a significant extension with attractive weatherboarding to form a large home with many modern benefits whilst retaining some original features.

The accommodation is light and spacious comprising; entrance hallway with slate tiled flooring, space for coats and boots, under stairs cupboard and cupboard housing modern consumer unit and electric meter. The living room has parquet wood block flooring and a bay window. Chimney breast with slate hearth and wood burning stove. TV point and BT point. Separate study/snug room also with parquet flooring, bay window and built in cupboard with glazed doors and shelving. The kitchen/diner/family room forms the hub of the house which is a large room extending the width of the house with bi-fold doors to a large opening connecting you to the garden.
The kitchen area has stylish "Fired Earth" soft close cupboards and drawers with a mix of natural wood and composite work tops incorporating a one and half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. There are matching "Fired Earth" shelves and freestanding island that provides a breakfast bar and additional storage. The kitchen includes an integral dishwasher and a black gas fired Aga with four ovens, hot plate and power flue. There are a range of ceiling downlights and a low voltage ring main for conveniantly putting on the lamps, ample space for a table and chairs and space for a sofa to watch TV. Slate flooring and importantly a cat tunnel for the family feline. There is a handy utility room with fitted cupboards, wooden worktops ceramic sink with mixer tap, space and plumbing for the washing machine and space for low level fridge and freezer. There is also a water softener.

On the first floor is a large landing area with sun tubes giving extra light, loft hatch, airing cupboard with mains pressure tank and a laundry chute that connects to the utility room for convenience.
The master bedroom has white wooden floors and a dressing room with lots of hanging space, shelving, downlights and door into en suite, large walk in shower with glazed panel and pebble tiled floor with soakaway, chrome shower fitting with tasteful natural stone tiled walls, vanity unit with basin and wc. There are three more double bedrooms and a fifth single room. The bathroom is large and has been thoughtfully designed to include a free standing roll top bath, separate shower cubicle, wc and his and hers pedestal basins. The room is part tiled with attractive cladding to dado height, Chrome heated towel rail, LED downlights and wooden floor.

The house specification includes oak wood internal doors with chrome door furniture, mains wired smoke detectors and space saving column radiators in all rooms. Further benefits include a downstairs cloakroom, garage with power and light housing the boiler and parking.

Outside, the front garden is mostly laid to lawn and has some established shrubs and trees for privacy. There is a drive and pathway that leads to the front door and side gate.
The rear garden is a generous space and private with a large raised patio abutting the house. Mostly laid to lawn, the garden has some mature trees, shrubs, fruit trees and a range of garden buildings including a garden shed, UPVC double glazed green house and a wooden summer house.

Situated in a small cul-de-sac just half a mile from the town centre are Dorchester South and West Train Stations provide services to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads respectively. The A35 gives good access to Poole and Bournemouth and the cross channel ferries at Poole.

The county town provides a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities including a leisure centre, library, restaurants, cafe/bars, cinemas and the vibrant Brewery Square Development.

The house falls within the catchment area of a number of highly regarded schools including Manor Park First School and St Osmunds Middle School, both of which are in walking distance.

There are numerous sports clubs around the town including cricket, rugby, football, tennis and golf. There are many footpaths and bridleways across the beautiful surrounding countryside.

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20 October 2017

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