Challacombe Street, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1


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  • Bedrooms: 4
This fine home enjoys a quiet location and provides a well presented interior with accommodation spread over three stories.

On the ground floor there is a welcoming entrance hall, cloakroom and understairs storage cupboard. A dining room opens into a kitchen/breakfast room which is fitted with a range of wall and floor mounted units with worktop over. The ground floor is tiled throughout. Integrated appliances include; an eye level double oven, a gas hob with cooker hood over, fridge, freezer and a dishwasher. There is a useful utility room also giving access the garden.

The first floor provides a dual aspect sitting room with feature fireplace and gas fire, bedroom 4/study and a fitted family bathroom.

To the second floor there are three bedrooms, the master enjoying fitted wardrobes and the luxury of an en suite 'Jack n Jill' shower room. To the landing there is an airing cupboard along with access to a loft space.

Externally there is a private enclosed rear garden which enjoys a south facing aspect. The garden offers a paved sun terrace with shrub and tree borders. Double timber gates open to a parking space within the grounds and access to a garage with an up and over door.

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, 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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