Westcott Street, Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset DT1

£525,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A substantial four bedroom detached family home with a double garage with first floor studio/home office situated close to Queen Mother Square.

Internally the accommodation is spread over three storeys. On the ground floor there is a welcoming entrance hall that leads into a spacious sitting room with a feature inset multi fuel burning stove and solid wooden flooring. The room enjoys a dual aspect with 2 sets of French doors that all lead to the enclosed garden.

The kitchen/dining room is fitted with a range of wall and floor mounted units, granite worktops and integrated dishwasher, electric oven, four ring gas hob and extractor hood. There is also a useful utility room with WC.

To the first floor there is a family bathroom and three double bedrooms, two with substantial built-in wardrobes, one with built-in storage space. The principle bedroom also has an en-suite shower room.

On the upper floor there is a fourth double bedroom which also includes an en-suite shower room.

Externally the house enjoys a partially walled garden which wraps around two sides of the property, separated by a wooden gate, one part provides a completely paved sun terrace, the other comprises a paved sun terrace and small lawn. There is a variety of shrubs and trees, and an outside tap. A pathway through the garden leads to the double garage that benefits from power, lighting and two up and over doors. Above the double garage there is a versatile studio/home office with power, TV, telephone, and internet connections and heating. This room is accessed via an external staircase from the garden.

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 within just a short walk of the vibrant Queen Mother Square, which provides a good range of

amenities including Waitrose, a public house, butchers, gallery, coffee houses, restaurant and garden centre. Across the Poundbury development there are a variety of boutiques, a post office, veterinary practice, dental surgeries and doctors’ surgeries, along with a number of specialist outlets and 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 cinemas.

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 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 stunning sandy beaches and water sports along the coast of Weymouth/Portland.

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