Fortuneswell, Portland, Dorset DT5


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  • Bedrooms: 7
A most attractive and substantial late Georgian semi detached house, conveniently situated in Fortuneswell, close to a range of local amenities and shops.

Understood to date from between 1820 - 1830, the property is listed Grade II of architectural or historic importance and offers a host of character features typical of its age and type including original staircase, stripped pine panelled doors, ornate fireplaces, bay windows, high ceilings and original coving.

Formally a doctor’s surgery, the accommodation is extensive and extremely versatile, being ideal for an extended family and arranged over three floors.

On the ground floor a welcoming and spacious reception hall leads to a delightful sitting room with feature fireplace and large bay window. The kitchen/breakfast room is well appointed with a range of floor cupboards with built in electric oven and four electric hob. Access leads through to a study, utility room and shower room. A secondary staircase provides access to two first floor bedrooms.

On the first floor, the rear aspect bedroom enjoys the benefit of an en-suite bathroom/dressing room leading into a shower room. There is a first floor sitting room which is a particular feature with original Portland stone fireplace, high ceilings, original alcoves and bay window with delightful sea views across to Chesil Beach. There is a further bedroom with front aspect and sea views.

On the second floor are an additional three bedrooms, shower room and kitchen room, with one of the bedrooms being used as a lounge. Sea views are enjoyed over the Jurassic coast from the front elevation windows.

Outside, from the enclosed front garden, an alley leads through to an attractive rear garden, fully enclosed with lawned gardens and a variety of shrubs. Steps lead up to a paved patio with gravelled borders and garden shed.

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 and cycle route.

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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