Elwell Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT3
£475,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A most attractive Grade II Listed period stone and thatched cottage situated in a picturesque and highly sought after location at Upwey, within easy access to both Weymouth and the county town of Dorchester.

Internally, the cottage has a host of character features typical of its age and type including exposed beamed ceilings, inglenook fireplace and cottage style latched doors. On the ground floor, a useful entrance porch leads into a beautiful and spacious open plan sitting/dining room with front aspect windows, stone and beamed inglenook fireplace, exposed beamed ceilings and latched doors. A cupboard staircase leads up to the first floor.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and floor cupboards with beech worksurfaces, vaulted ceilings with Velux windows and tiled flooring. There is an open plan dining room with pantry/store and open access leading into a delightful garden room with oak framed French doors opening to the rear garden. There is a well appointed cloakroom and utility housing a gas fired boiler and plumbing for a washing machine.

On the first floor, the landing has a staircase to the second floor, linen cupboard and shelved storage cupboard. The main bedroom is extremely spacious being originally two rooms with front aspect windows, beamed ceilings and built in wardrobes. There is a further double bedroom with views over the rear garden and family bathroom with modern white suite including a panelled bath and shower cubicle.

On the second floor is a loft bedroom/ studio with beamed ceilings and eaves storage cupboards.

Outside is an enclosed front garden with picket fence, stocked with flower and shrub borders. The rear garden is a particular feature of the cottage with a paved terrace immediately adjoining the rear with steps up to a patio and large lawned gardens, all enclosed by stone boundary walls. The gardens are attractively landscaped with an abundance of shrubs, plants and flowers with stone garden store, greenhouse and shed. At the far end of the garden is a vegetable plot and gated pedestrian rear access.

Upwey is an attractive village and conservation area with many period buildings, situated in pleasant countryside, nestling in a Dorset down land valley about 3 miles north of Weymouth and 4 miles south of Dorchester. The area is home to the Upwey Wishing Well and Tea Room, St Laurence Church as well as 2 public houses and a mainline railway station to London/Waterloo and Bristol (Temple Meads).

A good range of amenities can be found within approximately 1 mile including a post office and general store at Broadwey, a take-away, florist, veterinary clinic, and a petrol station and sport centre at Redlands. There are both primary and secondary schools close by.

Both Weymouth and Dorchester town centres offer a comprehensive range of shops as well as cultural, recreational and further educational facilities. The area also provides the opportunity to enjoy a range of sailing and water sports activities, the sandy beaches and walks along the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline and the rolling country side that surrounds the area.

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