Prince Of Wales Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1

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Bedrooms: 9
A most handsome detached 9 bedroom, 4 reception room house situated in the heart of the County Town, just a short walk from all amenities.

This impressive house has a host of character features typical of its age and type including bay windows, moulded cornicing, feature fireplaces, sash windows and high ceilings, all of which give the opportunity to create a beautiful family home.

The extensive accommodation is arranged over three floors and offers spacious and versatile living with the third floor offering the potential of a self-contained annex.

A covered porch forms the entrance to the property which leads into a vestibule and welcoming entrance hall. On the ground floor, to the front of the property, are two generous reception rooms both of which are a fine example of period detailing with high ceilings and bay windows with tall sash windows.

To the rear of the property, on one side of the entrance hall, is a large reception room with bay window and feature fireplace. Double doors open into a Victorian conservatory.

To the other side of the entrance hall is the dining room which leads through to the kitchen/breakfast room which has an Aga and a range of floor and wall mounted units.

There is access off the kitchen to the garage, utility and stairs down to the cellar.

Returning to the entrance hall there is a shower room and stairs rise to the first floor where there are five double bedrooms, two bathrooms and w/c.

The second floor is currently accessed via bedroom 4 but could be re-arrange so that the staircase leads off the first floor landing. On the second floor are a further four bedrooms, study and bathroom.

To the front of the property is a gravelled in-out driveway which provides sufficient parking for several cars and access to the garage. To the front, the property is enclosed with an ornate brick wall and mature box hedging.

The established rear garden which faces south, is predominantly laid to lawn and planted out with shrubs and plants as well as some impressive mature trees providing privacy. To the western side the property enjoys a heated out door swimming pool.

This family home is within walking distance of Dorchester town centre. The county town provides a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities including a leisure centre, library, doctor’s surgery, restaurants, cafe/bars and a cinema.

The property falls within the catchment area of a number of highly regarded schools.

There are numerous sports clubs around the town including cricket, rugby, football, tennis and golf. There are also many footpaths and bridleways across the beautiful surrounding countryside. The Jurassic Coastline is a few miles to the south with some sandy beaches, outstanding walks and the opportunity to enjoy a number of water sports activities.

Dorset County Hospital is within easy reach as are Dorchester South and West train stations both providing services to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads respectively.

Symonds & Sampson - Dorchester

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