Woodlands Crescent, Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset DT1


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A splendid home of great architectural merit, quality and style located along a highly regarded tree lined crescent and standing within this much sought after area, close to the prestigious Queen Mother Square.

Stone steps rise to an arched doorway with door that opens to the reception hall and staircase rising to the first floor. The house has a lovely symmetry enhanced by sash hung windows to all elevations, feature arch windows to dining room and study, high ceilings and a wonderful light and bright atmosphere.

From the reception hall are two reception rooms, a dining room with double doors opening to the enclosed garden and a home office with bespoke desk, cloakroom and storage cupboards. A triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with and extensive range of wall and floor mounted units and integrated appliances including; double oven, a 5 ring gas hob with cooker hood over, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. This part of the house is a wonderful entertaining space and used as a breakfast/dining area. From the kitchen a useful utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and access to the rear garden.

Travertine tiling throughout the hallway, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room and utility room.

On the first floor a generous landing space and large window overlooks the garden and floods the landing and staircase with light. A spacious sitting room with a gas fireplace is enhanced by two large sash windows, one with front views over Woodlands Crescent and to the rear, views over the garden. A master bedroom, with fitted wardrobes and a window which overlooks the crescent with the benefit of a spacious en-suite shower room.

On the second floor, also with generous landing space and window to the rear, there are three further double bedrooms as well as a modern family bathroom with separate glazed shower, an airing cupboard and access to a loft space with loft ladder and lighting.

Externally the house boasts an attractive walled garden with sun terrace enclosed by iron railings. Steps lead to a private garden part laid to lawn with shrub and flower borders and lower terrace to take advantage of the evening sun. Pedestrian access to a double garage incorporating power and lighting. Pedestrian side access and storage area.

Poundbury is an urban extension to the County town, built on the principles of architecture and urban planning as advocated by The Prince Of Wales in 'A Vision of Britain'. Poundbury gives priority to people, rather than cars, and is a mixture of commercial buildings with residential areas, shops and leisure facilities to create an attractive and walkable community.

The property is situated in a convenient location close to Queen Mother Square, which provides a good range of amenities including Waitrose, a public house, luxury spa, butchers, gallery, coffee houses, restaurant and garden centre. Across the Poundbury development there are a variety of boutiques, a post office, veterinary practice, dentist surgery and doctor's surgery along with a number of specialist outlets and the Damers First School.

Dorchester town centre is situated approximately 1½ miles away and offers a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities including a leisure centre, library and cinema. It is in the catchment area of a number of highly regarded schools such as the Prince of Wales First School, Dorchester Middle School and the Thomas Hardye School. There are numerous sports clubs around the town including cricket, rugby, football, tennis and golf clubs. The town also boasts mainline rail links to both London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads.

The A35 gives access to Poole and Bournemouth and the cross channel ferries at Poole. There is a regular bus service from Poundbury to Dorchester with connections to surrounding towns and villages.

The Jurassic Coastline is a few miles to the south with some sandy beaches and water sports along the coast of Weymouth/Portland.

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