Fortuneswell, Portland, Dorset DT5

£395,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
An individual Victorian detached house, originally built as the Manse for the adjacent Methodist Church, conveniently situated in Fortuneswell, close to a range of local amenities and shops.

The accommodation is extensive with a host of character features typical of its age and type including original mosaic tiled flooring, panelled doors, period fireplaces and high ceilings with original coving.

On the ground floor an entrance porch with stained glass door leads into a delightful reception hall with original tiled flooring and leading to 3 reception rooms with ornate period fireplaces, coved ceilings and bay windows to the front reception rooms. Beyond is a useful rear lobby/store and lean to workshop.

The kitchen has been recently refurbished with contemporary units and granite worksurfaces with built in ‘Smeg’ double oven and range cooker. There is a well appointed utility room with built in microwave oven, door to larder and door to a downstairs bathroom.

On the first floor are 6 bedrooms, 4 of which enjoy the benefit of en-suite rooms together with a separate shower room which could easily be converted to form another en-suite facility. Some of the rooms enjoy sea views towards Chesil Beach.

Outside is an attractively landscaped and enclosed front garden with paved patio and flower and shrub borders. Gated access leads around the side of the house with fishpond and seating areas with concrete paths leading around the rear where there is a small courtyard with raised flower borders.

The property is situated in an elevated position within Fortuneswell which boasts a range of eateries, public houses, convenience store, post office, public gardens and a promenade edging Chesil Beach and the dramatic Jurassic coastline.

The island provides the opportunity to enjoy many leisure pursuits, in particular, excellent sailing, fishing and water sports facilities including those at the Portland Sailing Academy. The coastal resort of Weymouth is within easy reach by car as well as regular bus services from the island.

Weymouth provides a comprehensive range of shops, a marina as well as cultural, recreational and further educational facilities.

The area also provides the opportunity to enjoy the sandy beaches and walks along the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline and the rolling countryside that surrounds the area.

There are mainline rail services from Weymouth to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads.

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