Birch Way, Charlton Down, Dorchester DT2


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A substantial red brick home built in 2007, situated on the edge of Chalton Down village, with views over beautiful Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty countryside beyond. This home is in easy reach of endless good walking, cricket pitch and the village shop.

As well as 4 double bedrooms, there are spacious reception rooms on the ground floor including dining room, sitting room and further drawing room.

There is gas central heating and double glazing throughout.

The entrance hall is a lovely size and leads to all reception rooms as well as the well fitted kitchen breakfast room. The Kitchen has light solid quartz work surfaces which have been extended to create a breakfast bar. There is a space for a tall fridge / freezer as well as an integrated dishwasher, freezer, two under counter ovens and a large induction hob. Plenty of wall and base units prove ample storage. There is a space for a breakfast table right by the French doors that lead to the pretty front garden. Next to the kitchen there is the utility room where there is space and plumbing for a washing machine / dryer and a door to the rear garden.

The main drawing room is a lovely light dual aspect room with a bay window at the front and French doors at the rear on to the well-kept rear garden. There is a wood burner that has been installed with a lovely marble hearth and fire surround. There is a further sitting room at the rear which also has French doors to the rear garden and a large recess perfect for a library or reading area. There are wonderful views here to the countryside from the side windows.

Also on the ground floor there is a generously sized dining room, also with country views, a spacious cloakroom and under-stairs cupboard.

On the first floor there are 4 double bedrooms. The master bedroom is a large room with space for a sofa/lounge area if so desired. There is dual aspect again and a door to the ensuite shower room.

Bedroom 2 is a large double room and has lovely views to the side corn fields and countryside. There are two further double bedrooms both of which are fitted with wardrobes, the larger of which has its own ensuite shower room.

The family bathroom has a bath with shower attachment as well as a separate shower cubicle.

Outside, there is a beautifully kept rear garden which has been landscaped to include a lovely lawn area and further hardstanding patio and seating areas. It has been planted throughtfully with some wonderful English flowers and shrubs, integrated with some small trees and a stunning Silver Birch tree. To one side of the house there is a shed that has been fitted and to the other side there is a raised deck area which takes advantage of the wonderful uninterrupted country views. A great place to watch the evening sunsets. From this timber deck you can access the double garage by the pedestrian door.

To the front of the house there is a surprisingly secluded garden which has been filled with wonderful shrubs and flowers, with long steps to the front door. A wonderful place to sit for a morning breakfast.

The double garage has two up and over doors, power and light. The ceilings are high which provides extra storage. There is also a good sized driveway providing ample parking in front of the garage for up to 4 cars off road.

Charlton Down is just under 4 miles north of the County Town of Dorchester. The town provides a wide range of amenities and facilities including Dorchester South and Dorchester West train stations which provide services to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads.

Local bus services provide links to surrounding villages and Dorchester Town Centre.

There are a number of highly regarded schools and the renowned Dorset County Hospital. Sporting facilities include a new sports and leisure centre, Dorchester rugby, football and cricket clubs, golf at Came Down and sailing at Weymouth and Portland.

There are outstanding walking and riding opportunities over the surrounding countryside and along the coastline.

The village also benefits from a shop, a splendid village hall, health club, cricket pitch and tennis courts.

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