Winterbourne Abbas, Dorchester £735,000
Dating back to the mid 19th century, Mayfair are pleased to offer for sale this substantial five bedroom detached residence situated in the village of Winterbourne Abbas. Constructed of brick and flint the property has much character and tremendous scope as it boasts a two bedroom attached annexe, a detached one bedroom cottage (currently under let), off road parking for several vehicles and mature gardens. There are both double and single garages. We understand from the vendor that the property has been part of the fabric of the village and was formerly the local bakery selling their wares from what is now the sitting room. There are five double bedrooms and three reception rooms in the main house offering spacious accommodation for a growing family whilst there is scope for an income by using the cottage and annexe as an Air B&B or a shorthold tenancy. Of course the annexe also has other potential uses for a family member to live an independent life.
Sitting Room (24' 10'' x 16' 7'' (7.56m x 5.05m))
An impressive room approached by the entrance porch with the focal point of a fireplace with a multi fuel burner.
Snug (19' 1'' x 13' 11'' (5.81m x 4.24m))
A door from the sitting room leads to the snug with a feature fire surround and natural light is provided with a bay window and two further windows to front.
Drawing Room (14' 11'' x 13' 8'' (4.54m x 4.16m))
The third of the reception rooms makes an excellent formal dining area being next to the kitchen.
Kitchen (21' 6'' x 9' 8'' (6.55m x 2.94m))
Situated to the rear of the house the kitchen is well fitted with a range of wall cabinets offering ample storage and there is space for a range style cooker, further space and plumbing for a washing machine ands space for a fridge freezer. Twin windows overlooks the rear.
From the inner hallway stairs lead to the first floor and there is access to a well proportioned utility room/pantry which has great storage and space for a tumble drier.
Bedroom 1 (18' 1'' x 14' 3'' (5.51m x 4.34m))
The property has five excellent bedrooms, the master overlooks the front and has an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM.
Bedroom 2 (16' 6'' x 15' 4'' (5.03m x 4.67m))
Bedroom 2 is also a spacious double and also has an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM making it an excellent guest room.
Bedroom 3 (15' 10'' x 1' 8'' (4.82m x 0.51m))
The third bedroom overlooks the front of the house.
Bedroom 4 (14' 2'' x 11' 4'' (4.31m x 3.45m))
This room is also a great size double room with a window to the front.
Bedroom 5 (16' 6'' x 8' 8'' (5.03m x 2.64m))
The fifth bedroom is a also a good double room. A wall mounted Vailiant central heating boiler.
The bathroom is well fitted with a corner bath, separate shower cubicle, Close coupled WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. There is a double airing cupboard with a hot water cylinder and twin windows to the side.
The annexe has it's own front door and also a door from the main house. There is a useful utility room with a wall mounted central heating boiler.
Sitting Room (19' 6'' x 14' 0'' (5.94m x 4.26m))
Sliding patio doors lead to the conservatory and the feature of a log burning stove.
The kitchen is well appointed and has space for a range style cooker. There is ample room for a table and chairs.
Conservatory (14' 2'' x 10' 11'' (4.31m x 3.32m))
The conservatory overlooks the gardens of the house with double french doors.
Bedroom 1 (13' 11'' x 12' 2'' (4.24m x 3.71m))
The main bedroom overlooks the garden to the side.
Bedroom 2 (14' 0'' x 9' 11'' (4.26m x 3.02m))
Another good double room with a useful wardrobe recess.
There is a matching suite comprising a panel bath with separate shower over and shower screen, close coupled WC and wash hand basin.
Sitting Room (18' 10'' x 11' 10'' (5.74m x 3.60m))
Kitchen (11' 10'' x 4' 10'' (3.60m x 1.47m))
Bedroom (15' 11'' x 10' 11'' (4.85m x 3.32m))
The property boasts a double garage with an up and over door and loft storage space, a further single garage with double wooden doors and ample off road parking for 8/10 vehicles. The main garden is to the side of the house and is mainly laid to lawn with fruit trees and a variety of mature plants and shrubs. There is a separate shed and summer house.
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- Five Double Bedrooms
- Seperate and Spacious Annexe Attached
- Double and Single Garages
- Detached One Bedroom Cottage
- Off Road Parking for Several Vehicles
- Village Location
- Three Reception Rooms
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Dorchester, Dorset DT2 9LW