2 bedroom apartment for saleBenjamin Ferrey House, Somerleigh Road, Dorchester
An exceptional self-contained converted chapel located in the heart of Dorchester.
No. 22, Benjamin Ferrey House was converted in early 2003 by Saxon Homes. The accommodation which faces predominantly south is spacious and extremely quiet, the overall area being approximately 1150 sq.ft.
The rooms have large architectural windows with deep sills, adding to the feeling of light and space. The open-plan living and contemporary-look is complemented with that of the traditional. The overwhelming contributing factor being the main, enchanting stained-glass window which faces east and comes into its own with the rising morning sun.
The property is decorated to an exceptionally high standard. A large private entrance hall with stone steps leads to the ground floor where the family bathroom and double bedroom can be located. Following on, the property opens out into a vast living / entertaining space with beautiful wooden flooring, 30ft high ceilings and ecclesiastical coving and cornices. The area naturally divides allowing a further dining area. A gallery kitchen, with all modern appliances is adjoined.
On the first floor can be found a quite stunning galleried bedroom (21'9"x11'4"), with attached En-Suite shower room with WC and sink.
Outside a parking area provides one private parking space and additional spaces for visitors.
Benjamin Ferrey House, named after the eminent Victorian architect who designed the building, was converted into a number of flats. It is situated in the very heart of Dorchester, and is 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 station to Waterloo are also within easy reach.
The property is Leasehold for 999 years from 2003. The property is subject to a Ground Rent as well as a bi-annual management cost (Wessex Place Management Ltd) All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating with combi-boiler.
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