Rothesay Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A spacious detached family home situated in the much sought after Manor Park area of the county town.

The house has been subject to a comprehensive modernisation programme and provides a well presented interior, ideal for modern family living.

On the ground floor there is an entrance porch, hall, a living/dining room with oak engineered flooring and an open fireplace with a 'Minster' stone fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room is newly fitted with an attractive and contemporary range of wall and floor mounted units with worksurfaces. There is an inset sink unit, integrated electric oven, 5 ring gas hob, extractor hood, and integrated fridge. French doors open to the rear and a door leads into a sitting room/snug. There is a useful well equipped utility room with matching contemporary wall and floor cupboards with worksurfaces, a sink unit and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. From the utility there is a door to the rear garden and an internal door leading into a studio room which has an air conditioning unit. The studio is currently used as a home gym and could be utilised as a home office, utility and cloakroom could provide a self-contained annexed area (STPP).

On the first floor the master bedroom enjoys the luxury of air conditioning, and a newly fitted en-suite with walk in shower, stone tiled walls and underfloor heating. There are a further four well-proportioned double bedrooms, three of which have built in wardrobes and a well appointed family bathroom with shower bath.

Externally to the front there is a brick paved driveway providing ample off road parking for three cars, a garden laid to lawn and a path to the side providing pedestrian access to the rear.

To the rear of the house there is an enclosed garden with a brick paved terrace, lawn garden with shrub beds, a timber workshop with power and lighting, a paved sun terrace with arbour, covered open stores and a useful store with power and lighting located to the side of the house.

The house benefits from ‘Photovoltaic’ solar panels, a security alarm and a pressurised gas fired central heating system.

The house is situated in a much sought after residential area to the southern side of the town, being in the school catchment areas of Manor Park First School, St Osmunds Middle School and the Thomas Hardye School. This fine family home is also well placed for access into the town centre and the vibrant Brewery Square development with its boutiques, eateries and cinema.

The county town provides a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities including a leisure centre, library, restaurants, cafe/bars and cinemas. There are numerous sports clubs around the town including cricket, rugby, football, tennis and golf.

There are many footpaths and bridleways across the beautiful surrounding countryside. The local area also boasts a stunning coastline which forms part of the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline with scenic access to beaches as well as sailing and water sport activities.

Dorchester South and West train stations are within easy reach and 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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