West Stafford, Dorchester £500,000
A most attractive flint and brick semi detached home situated in the delightful Dorset village of West Stafford. The property boasts three double bedrooms and has a sunny south facing garden. There are further benefits of a utility room, office, an en-suite to the master bedroom and a single garage with parking. The current owners have maintained the house to an extremely high standard throughout and a viewing is highly recommended
West Stafford is a village two miles from Dorchester by the river Frome with strong Thomas Hardy connections. St Andrew's church where Tess married, Strafford House, the seat of Lord Julian Fellows who owns most of the surrounding land, an active Village hall, children's play field and notable pub. Talbothays Lodge and cottages, built by Hardy, are a short walk away. There is a chalk stream fishery nearby, a falconry, an organic farm and great walks across the fields and along the river. There are no street lights, shops or public transport. West Stafford has three parish councillors who meet monthly. Biannual parish meetings are arranged in the Village hall for all residents to have a say in local activities.
To the front of the house is a covered storm porch.
Stairs rise to the first floor from the welcoming entrance hall which also gives access to the principle ground floor rooms.
The sitting room is a light and airy room and is double aspect with a window to the front and a set of french doors leading to the rear garden. A focal point in the room is the coal effect fire with attractive hearth and mantle
The kitchen/dining room is well fitted with a range of base and wall cabinets and has a contrasting worksurface with an integral stainless steel sink and attractive tiled splashbacks. There are integral appliances to include a fridge freezer, dishwasher, double oven and four ring hob with an extractor above. There is the benefit of a most useful separate utility room with an extra sink and cupboard space. The dining area provides space for a generous size dining table and has a window to the front. The kitchen overlooks the rear garden.
Just off the dining area is a most useful extra room which the current owners use as an office which is most useful for those working from home.
Stairs rise to the first floor where they meet a good-sized landing, providing access to a storage cupboard, all bedrooms and family Bathroom.
There are three double bedrooms with the master bedroom having en-suite facilities comprising an enclosed double shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. All the bedrooms are well proportioned.
The bathroom has a matching suite comprising of a panel bath with shower attachment over, wash hand basin and close coupled WC. There is a window to the rear.
The property is approached via a pedestrian path and has an open plan front garden. To the rear is a delightful south facing rear garden which is fully enclosed and offers a lovely area to relax. There is access to the single garage via a personal door and there is an allocated parking space to the front.
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- South Facing Garden
- Single Garage
- Parking Space
- Village Location
- Immaculate Throughout
- En'Suite to Bedroom One
- Two Further Double Bedrooms
- Home Office
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Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8FJ