Westcott Street occupies an enviable position within the heart of Poundbury close to Queen Mother Square. Poundbury is an urban development of the County Town of Dorchester, and is Prince Charles's vision of the development of new communities in the 21st century. Designed around the residents rather than their cars, it is intended to be a sustainable development where it is possible to meet a higher proportion of daily needs on foot, rather than relying on a car. Within walking distance there are Waitrose, The Duchess of Cornwall Hotel and Restaurant and an ever-growing range of bistros, coffee shops, beauty salons, dress shops, hairdressers, dentists, a medical centre, a garden centre and a mature Woodland Park.
Entrance is gained via a spacious hallway that houses stairs that rise to the first floor and offers doors to all principal rooms.
A light and airy sitting room enjoying plentiful natural light gained via two sets of french doors and a further door that all lead to the garden. The room offers solid wooden flooring and features an inset multi fuel burning stove.
The kitchen/diner enjoys a spacious and social feel and is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base level oak units that provide ample storage options and granite work surfaces. The property benefits from a kitchen annexe and a separate utility room.
There are three good size bedrooms all offering fitted wardrobes. The second bedroom benefits from en-suite facilities.
Also situated on the first floor is the family bathroom that is fitted with a suite comprising a low level wc, a wash hand basin and a panel enclosed bath with shower attachment over.
Situated on the second floor is the master bedroom that enjoys generous dimensions and offers en-suite facilities, plenty of natural light and ample storage options.
Externally the property benefits from gardens that surrounds the property. The garden to the side of the property is laid mainly to lawn whilst the garden to the rear is laid to patio and houses a staircase to the studio, a door to the garage and gates that provide both side and rear access.
There is a double garage with up and over door, power and light. Situated above the garage is a studio/home office that offers generous dimensions and offers power and light.
5.36m x 4.01m (17'07" x 13'02")
4.55m x 2.84m (14'11" x 9'04")
3.96m x 3.00m (13'0" x 9'10")
6.73m x 4.22m (22'1" x 13'10")
4.55m x 2.67m (14'11" x 8'9")
3.07m x 2.92m (10'01" x 9'07")
The development was built in 2010 and was constructed to meet the Code 4 of BREEAM Eco-Homes Excellent standard. This means that the houses are exceptionally well insulated, are economical to run and where practicable have been built with sustainable materials.
There is an Annual Manco charge with charges varying between £110 and £160 dependent upon location.
Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. The heating and hot water is supplied from a Biomass Boiler fuelled by wood pellets. Broadband and satellite are available also.
West Dorset District Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ. Tel; 01305 251010.
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