Durngate Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1

£365,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
An attractive spacious three storey period family home, beautifully refurbished and located in central Dorchester with an enclosed attractive courtyard garden.

This delightful period town house retains many original features and we understand that the property was once owned by Thomas Hardy who acquired the property for his sister. The celebrated author and poet's signature can be seen on the deeds to the property.

The accommodation is spread over 3 floors with a single storey extension added to the rear in the 1980's.

The ground floor offers an entrance hallway, cloakroom, a snug/reception room with multi fuel burner, sitting room with feature fireplace fitted with multi fuel burner and stairs leading to the first floor. There is a kitchen/dining room with a utility room with plumbing for washing machine and drier, integrated eye level electric double oven, four ring gas hob, stainless steel extractor and integrated dishwasher. The kitchen has wood block work surfaces over the units, inset spot lights, coved ceiling and a large recently fitted picture window overlooking the attractive garden courtyard. Two Velux windows give added natural light to the kitchen. Underfloor heating is fitted in the sitting room and kitchen.

To the first floor there are two double bedrooms and a bathroom including walk-in shower, bath and tiled flooring with underfloor heating.

Bedroom 3 is found on the second floor with an en-suite shower room with sink and WC.

Externally the property boasts an attractive courtyard garden offering a delightful raised patio area with outside lighting.

Dorchester provides a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities including a leisure centre, library, restaurants, cafe/bars and cinemas all of which are within close proximity.

The property falls within the catchment area of a number of highly regarded schools. There are numerous sports clubs

around the town catering for cricket, rugby, football, tennis and golf.

The Jurassic Coastline is just a few miles to the South with some sandy beaches. Water sports are available along the coast of Weymouth/Portland. Dorchester South and West train stations provide services to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads respectively.

The A35 gives good access to Poole and Bournemouth and the cross-channel ferries at Poole and Weymouth.

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