Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1

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Bedrooms: 3
A three to four bedroom 1930's substantial detached family home with a generous garden, situated within the county town of Dorchester.

The property occupies a good sized plot with ample parking to the front and a delightful enclosed garden to the rear. Internally the house provides well-presented accommodation throughout and benefits from UPVC double glazing and a gas central heating system.

Please note that the current owners run a successful and well established cattery business from a hand built cattery to the rear. They would ideally like to transfer this business to any prospective buyer.

On the ground floor, access is through a storm porch into an entrance hall with a useful downstairs cloakroom (plumbing there to add a shower if one desired). A bay fronted sitting room to the front is light and airy and features an attractive Purbeck stone inset open fireplace. The sitting room opens up to the rear to the spacious family room which provides additional living accommodation with another Purbeck stone open fire place (gas connection point as well).

The property has been extended to the side and rear to include a wonderful large kitchen dining room with valued ceiling and Velux windows giving plenty of light. There is a central island adding to the extra work surface space and storage. There is a built in dishwasher, space for a fridge / freezer and Rangmaster gas range cooker with electric oven. A large dining area provides space for a large dining table and makes for a very social space.

The utility room is located off the kitchen with plumbing and space for a washing machine and addition tall fridge freezer. Door to the rear garden.

Further accommodation on the ground floor includes an additional reception room / study, which would also make a good size fourth bedroom if required.

To the first floor a principle bedroom is a lovely size with bay window and built in airing cupboard. A door here leads to the modern ensuite shower room. Two further good size double bedrooms to the rear and a fully tiled family bathroom.

There is a loft hatch with ladder to a good size loft with 2 large sky lights.

Externally to the front of the house is a generous frontage with block paved driveway providing ample parking and an ornamental flowering Cherry tree.

The rear garden is a good size with surrounding fence giving privacy, the garden is mostly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. To the side of the garden there is a well-made timber workshop / shed, one side of which has been converted in to the utility room with power, light, sink and plumbing for a washing machine. The other side is a workshop area also with power and light.

Cattery: The current owners have run a successful cattery busy from the property for around 23 years. There is a modern well designed timber built cattery with fibre glass roof at the end of the garden arranged with 19 individual pens having power and light connection and a central atrium style rockery garden.

Bridport Road is situated within a convenient position, with easy access to the town centre and the nearby Poundbury development. There is also a Sainsbury within walking distance and Dorset County Hospital also close by.

The property falls within the catchment area of a number of highly regarded schools including, Damers First School, Dorchester Middle School and The Thomas Hardye School.

The county town provides a good range of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities. 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. The Jurassic Coastline is a few miles to the south with some sandy beaches, outstanding walks and the opportunity to enjoy a number of water sports activities.

Dorchester south and west train stations provide services to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads respectfully. There is a regular bus service close by.

Symonds & Sampson - Dorchester

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