Charlton Down has a Health Club with a gym, classes and sauna. The Victorian hall has a variety of classes, a very successful baby and toddler playgroup which meet weekly, and regular meetings including yoga, classical concerts and Christmas fairs. It has a shop, with a post office currently open 7 days a week, there is an allotment for use by the village, tennis courts that are available to hire and a licenced cricket club that often have social events. There is a play park within 100m of the property and the 'Millennium Park’, with playing field, BBQ, basketball court, football goals and large adventure play equipment for older children, is only a short walk away. The Parish is situated within 4 miles of Dorchester town centre. It has three public houses, two of which have dining and a more traditional pub with a skittle alley and live music nights, as well as a parish church. Charminster offers St Marys first school and feeds into Thomas Hardy catchment (outstanding). The Cerne Trail passes Charlton Down and there are multiple walks in every direction from the village. Weymouth is within 10 miles for the nearest beach and Jurassic coastline.
Entrance to this delightful property is gained via a hallway that offers engineered wooden flooring and houses stairs that rise to the first floor.
The property enjoys a light and spacious sitting room that receives plentiful natural light gained via a dual aspect. The room offers a set of french doors that provide access to the garden and features an attractive polished stone fireplace that houses a gas coal effect fire.
The kitchen/diner is a true feature of the property, a spacious and social room that provides the ideal space for family dining. Two years ago the kitchen was fitted with a comprehensive range of new wall and base level units that provide ample storage options with sold wood work surfaces above. There is an integral dishwasher and space is provided for additional appliances. The property benefits from a separate utility room that offers access to the garden.
The lovely style and presentation continues to the first floor where there are four generous bedrooms, the master benefiting from en-suite facilities. Also situated on the first floor is the family bathroom, tastefully fitted with a suite comprising a low level wc, a vanity wash hand basin and a panel enclosed bath.
Externally the property boasts a beautifully landscaped garden that enjoys a south-westerly facing aspect. The garden is laid predominately to lawn with a selection of raised flowerbed borders and a delightful BBQ area constructed of Purbeck stone with a surrounding seating area that provides the ideal space for alfresco dining. There is a single garage with up and over door, power and storage and additional gated off road parking.
6.32m x 4.83m (20'09" x 15'10")
6.32m x 4.83m max (20'09" x 15'10" max)
4.06m x 3.38m (13'04" x 11'01")
3.45m x 2.16m (11'04" x 7'01")
3.58m x 2.90m (11'09" x 9'06")
3.58m x 2.82m (11'09" x 9'03")
Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating. Broadband and satellite are also available. Broadband speeds are well in excess of the national average due to the Fibre To The Premises (FTTP), offering a download speed of 900 Mbps.
Dorset Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ, 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
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