Dorchester DT2


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Offered for sale with no forward chain is this delightful three bedroom semi detached character cottage favourably situated on the outskirts of the historic county town of Dorchester. Built in the 1880's, this former farm workers cottage offers a sympathetic restoration project with the opportunity to extend (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent). This character cottage offers accommodation comprising a sitting room, a kitchen, three double bedrooms and a family bathroom and provides an excellent opportunity to tailor the final finish to a custom specification. The gardens are a true feature of the property, sitting within approximately 0.3 acres of land whilst enjoying wonderful uninterrupted panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. EPC rating F

SituationDorchester is steeped in history enjoying a central position along the Jurassic Coastline and also some of the county's most noted period architecture, all set amongst a beautiful rural countryside. Dorchester offers a plethora of shopping and social facilities. Two cinemas, several museums, History centre, leisure centre, weekly market, many excellent restaurants and public houses and riverside walks. The catchment schools are highly rated and very popular with those in and around the Dorchester area. Doctor’s, dentist surgeries and the Dorset County Hospital are close by. There are major train links to London Waterloo, Bristol Temple Meads and Weymouth and other coastal towns and villages, and regular bus routes to adjoining towns.


Key FeaturesThe sitting room offers generous dimensions and receives plentiful natural light gained via a double glazed window that enjoys a front facing aspect. The room is finished in neutral décor with part paneled walls and features a central fireplace with a useful storage cupboard and display arch to one side.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base level units that provide ample storage options with work surface over. A walk in larder provides additional storage and there is a Rayburn that is neatly positioned within a central recess.

Also situated on the ground floor is the family bathroom, fully tiled and fitted with a suite comprising a low level wc, a pedestal wash hand basin and a panel enclosed bath with shower attachment over.

Situated on the first floor are three double bedrooms. All bedrooms receive natural light gained via a double glazed window that enjoys either a front, side or rear facing aspect. Two bedrooms benefit from fitted storage.

The gardens are a true feature of the property, offering approximately 0.3 acres of land that provide stunning views over the surrounding countryside. The gardens are well stocked, enjoying large productive vegetable plots, an abundance of mature fruit trees including apple, pear and plum. There is the opportunity to live self-sufficiently. There is currently ample off road parking available, however, the grounds offer a great potential to create additional parking or the opportunity to construct garaging, storage, stabling or home office subject to the necessary planning consent.

Sitting Room (3.96m x 3.78m (13'0" x 12'05"))

Kitchen (3.07m x 2.62m (10'01" x 8'07")) Bedroom One (3.23m x 3.07m (10'07" x 10'01"))

Bedroom Two (3.71m x 2.67m (12'02" x 8'09")) Bedroom Three (3.05m x 2.79m (10'0" x 9'02"))

ServicesMains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Electric central heating.

Local AuthoritiesDorset Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ

Tel: We are advised that the council tax band is C

ViewingsStrictly by appointment with the sole agents:

Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers

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24 Peverell Avenue West, Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset

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