Front Street, Portesham

4 Bed House - Terraced

Front Street, Portesham

4 Bed House - Terraced

Offers in excess of £299,950

Property Overview

Parkers are delighted to offer this COMPETITIVELY PRICED wonderful character property located in Portesham. This former village inn and local post office offers an excellent income potential as well as an array of accommodation. Additionally it boasts an abundance of period features. The property has as many as four reception rooms and represents the opportunity for a studio/shop/income. Externally, the property benefits from established yet manageable gardens to both the front and rear. EPC rating F.

Key Points

  • Reception Rooms: 4
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2

Property Description


Portesham is approx 2 miles from the historic village of Abbotsbury and the spectacular Dorset coast, which is now recognised as a world heritage site. The village itself boasts a comprehensive range of facilities including a doctors surgery, public house, village hall, church and an outstanding primary school. Dorchester is approximately 8 miles and Weymouth 7 miles from Portesham, both towns are located on the London Waterloo line.


The property boasts three generous reception rooms including a sitting room that enjoys a lovely open fireplace and a dining room that features a wood burner stove.
The country style kitchen offers a comprehensive range of fitted units and benefits from a separate utility room.
The old post office is located at the front of the property, and is currently utilised as an artist’s studio – taking advantage of the large windows and westerly facing aspect.
There are four well proportioned bedrooms, the master enjoying en-suite facilities, an abundance of wardrobes and access to a first floor conservatory.
The property is accessed via a pedestrian gate leading to a garden that houses a variety of plants and shrubs. There is a canopy at the front of the home that was first installed when the home was a bakery in the 19th Century.
To the rear of the property there is an enclosed, established courtyard garden with a paved patio area and steps rising to a small garden.

Sitting Room

5.92m x 4.17m (19'05" x 13'08")

Dining Room

4.67m x 4.65m (15'04" x 15'03")

Reception Room

4.14m x 3.25m (13'07" x 10'08")


4.50m x 4.37m (14'09" x 14'04")


5.03m x 4.06m (16'06" x 13'04")

Utility Room

Bedroom One

4.65m x 3.86m (15'03" x 12'08")



Bedroom Two

4.27m x 3.99m (14'0" x 13'01")

Bedroom Three

4.19m x 3.12m (13'09" x 10'03")

Bedroom Four

2.64m x 2.54m (8'08" x 8'04")



There is an allocated parking space situated across the road, available to rent from the Illcester Estate at a cost of £120 per annum.

Agents Notes

A small part of the property has a flying freehold.


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Night storage heating. Broadband and satellite are available also.

Local Authorities

Weymouth and Portland District Council, Council Offices, North Quay, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8TA Tel: 01305 211970.
We are advised that the council tax band is E.


Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel: 01305 340860