Dorchester Road, Weymouth, Dorset DT3


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A substantial five bedroom Edwardian period home with a large landscaped garden situated in a convenient location for both Dorchester and Weymouth.

This fine home retains many original period features including sash windows, marble mantelpiece and tiled fireplace, stained glass internal door, floor tiles, high ornate cornice ceilings with picture rails and high skirting boards. The spacious interior provides well–proportioned rooms spread over two storeys.

On the ground floor there is an entrance porch with the original tiled floor and stained glass internal door leading to the hall with doors to the principal rooms and an additional UPVC, glazed side door entrance.

The sitting room has the original marble mantelpiece with tiled fireplace and original bay fronted sash windows to the front with secondary glazed units. The dining room has UPVC double glazed doors opening into a UPVC conservatory with full height double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden and doors provide access.

There is a study with the original, painted, fireplace and sash window with secondary glazed unit.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and floor mounted units with work surfaces, stainless steel sink unit, electric hob and oven with extractor and an integrated fridge - there is also a walk-in larder. The UPVC door from the kitchen provides access to the rear garden.

There is a bathroom with a fitted suite and sash window with secondary glazed unit plus an airing cupboard.

The first floor comprises of five bedrooms, four of which benefit from built-in wardrobes and a bathroom comprising of a fitted suite with airing cupboard.

The first floor landing benefits from a side aspect sash window with secondary glazed unit.

The master bedroom with bay window and bedroom five (currently used as an office) both enjoy views towards the surrounding countryside. Whilst bedrooms two and three look out onto the attractive rear garden.

There is an extensive empty roof space.

Externally to the front is a tarmac drive with space for three vehicles and a mature hedge border and well-established shrub beds. There is no dropped curb directly to the front of the house. Consent may be required from the Local Authority.

The rear of the property, which can also be accessed via the side pathway, has a brick paved patio and a timber workshop. There is a well-established, landscaped garden consisting of a variety of planting – trees, mature shrub and floral beds – a greenhouse, pond and artificial lawns. The garden is interspersed with concrete and gravel pathways.

The detached timber workshop has power and lighting and there is an outside water supply.

The property is situated in the popular Broadwey/ Upwey area about 3 miles north of Weymouth and 4 miles south of the county town of Dorchester.

The area is well served with a good range of amenities nearby including a local convenience store, fish & chip shop, florist and veterinary practice. Within a short drive there are three supermarkets including Sainsbury's and a mini Marks and Spencer. There are also regular buses to both Weymouth and Dorchester.

The nearby picturesque area of Upwey is within walking distance and is home to the Upwey Wishing Well and Tea rooms, an Art Gallery, St Laurence Church as well as 2 public houses and a main line rail station with connections to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads. Ideally situated for access to Weymouth and Dorchester both of which offer a comprehensive range of facilities. The area also boasts a stunning coastline which forms part of the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline with scenic walks and access to beaches as well as sailing and water sports activities. The area is well served for both state and private schools.

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