2 bedroom terraced house for saleDorchester, Dorset
- Central Dorchester Location
- Immaculately Presented
- Character Property & Period Features
- Courtyard Garden
- Two Double Bedrooms
A charming 250-year-old terraced, stone built, Grade II Listed cottage in the heart of Dorchester, which has been stylishly and sympathetically modernised.
The cottage is entered from a useful lobby area with a built-in gas and electricity meter cupboard and space in the lobby for coats and boots. The whole of the ground floor is attractively quarry tiled
The appealing SITTING ROOM has an exposed brickwork inglenook housing a Hunter Herald multi-fuel stove. A truly charming room with many of the features found elsewhere in the house, such as latched doors, behind one of which the carpeted timber staircase rises to the first floor. At the far end of the room there is a sliding door leading through to the KITCHEN and then at right angles on into a DINING ROOM which opens through French doors onto a small paved courtyard garden.
The KITCHEN has a small casement window looking onto the courtyard behind the butler sink and a Velux window in the roof above this. The room is comprehensively fitted with cupboards and drawers and a matching dresser unit with both oak and polished granite work surfaces The integrated ‘white goods’ include a dishwasher, a washing machine, and a fridge with icebox, and there is a fitted double oven with a ceramic hob above and a ducted stainless steel extractor chimney above this.
Between the kitchen and the dining room (on the left) there is a large double cupboard with the combi-boiler housed on the left and further storage shelves on the right. The DINING ROOM is filled with natural light from the French windows and easily holds a table and chairs.
On the first floor there is a spacious BEDROOM which has a SUPERKING size bed. The room has extensive hanging and shelved storage either side of the chimney breast courtesy of the ‘flying freeholds’ and there is an electric flame effect fire with pebbles behind a glass door fitted on the chimney breast. There is an adjacent bathroom with a tiled floor and a feature mosaic tiled wall behind the bath. The bath has a recently fitted shower over the bath and there are storage shelves and cupboards. A short corridor leads to a door which conceals a further flight of stairs leading up into the second BEDROOM.
The carpeted second bedroom has a KING SIZE (5ft) zip link bed, the room has a replacement casement window, fitted drawers, matching bedside tables and exposed beams into the apex of the roof. There is a well fitted EN-SUITE BATHROOM concealed behind a sliding door. The bathroom which has a Velux window and exposed beams is fitted with an elegant Laufen bath and WC, offering both an over bath shower and a hand held shower. To the left of the alabaster hand basin which is set into a useful bespoke fitted vanitory unit there is a further area of shelved storage and clothes hanging space.
The French windows open onto a small paved COURTYARD garden which is ideal for a bistro set of table and chairs and with space for plant containers.
Waitrose and the main town shopping area is a short stroll away as is the canal walk accessed via a twitten between shops on High East Street. Both the Dorchester rail stations including the mainline rail link to London Waterloo are about a ten minute walk from the house.
The market town of Dorchester itself is steeped in history and enjoys some of the county's most noted period architecture, all set amongst beautiful rural countryside with easy access to the coast at Weymouth. Amenities are plentiful and include:, cinemas, an arts centre, restaurants, wine bars, hospital and many new businesses located in the nearby Brewery Square.
From the office on High West Street, turn right and continue down the street until you reach Icen Way on your right hand side (the fourth right). Continue along Icen Way for approximately 25 yards, the property can be found on the left hand side.
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