Birch Way, Charlton Down, Dorchester

5 Bed House - Detached

Birch Way, Charlton Down, Dorchester

5 Bed House - Detached

Offers over £610,000

Property Overview

Parkers are delighted to offer for sale this desirable five bedroom residence ideally situated, enjoying a prime location within the sought after village of Charlton Down backing onto open fields. The property boasts light and spacious accommodation that is presented and finished to an extremely high standard throughout comprising a generous dual aspect reception room, a separate dining room, a snug, a modern well appointed kitchen/Breakfast room, a tastefully fitted family bathroom, en-suite facilities to two bedrooms and a ground floor cloakroom. In addition to its favourable size and location, the property benefits from an attractive landscaped garden to the rear, a double garage and gated off road parking. EPC rating C.

Key Points

  • Reception Rooms: 4
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3

Property Description


Charlton Down has a Health Club with a gym, classes and sauna. The Victorian hall has a variety of classes and regular meetings including yoga, classical concerts and Christmas fairs. It has a village shop containing a 7 day a week Post Office. There is an allotment for use by the village and it has its own orchard. 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 and a primary school. Weymouth is within 10 miles for the nearest beach and Jurassic coastline. The 26 mile circular Cerne Valley Way walk passes via Charminster.

Key Features

Entrance is gained via a hallway that sets the tone for the rest of the property with generous room sizes and plentiful natural light creating an open and spacious feel. The hallway features Kardean flooring and houses stairs, with lovely American oak bannisters, that rise to the first floor

This desirable property benefits from generous living accommodation comprising a light and spacious dual aspect sitting room that features an attractive central fireplace and offers a set of French doors that provide access to the garden. A separate dining room provides further living accommodation together with a delightful snug.

The kitchen/breakfast room enjoys a social ambience and lends itself perfectly to modern living and family dining. The kitchen is fitted with a selection of integral appliances, a water softener and a comprehensive range of modern wall and base level units that provide ample storage options with granite work surface over.

The lovely style and presentation continues to the first floor where a landing provides access to five good size bedrooms. Four bedrooms are well appointed, offering a range of fitted wardrobes and two benefiting from en-suite facilities. The fifth bedroom is currently utilised as a study. Also situated on the first floor is the family bathroom, tastefully fitted with a modern suite comprising a low level wc, a wash hand basin, a panel enclosed bath and a separate shower cubicle.

Externally the property offers a generous enclosed garden to the rear that enjoys a private aspect, backing onto fields. The garden is laid predominately to lawn with borders that house a wide variety of mature plants and shrubs and a large coloured Indian stone patio that provides the ideal space for alfresco dining. There is a delightful wendy house and a double garage with two up and over doors, power and light and additional gated off road parking.

Room Dimensions

Reception Room

6.27m x 4.62m (20'07" x 15'02")

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

5.38m max x 4.95m max (17'08" max x 16'03" max)

Dining Room

4.14m x 3.28m (13'07" x 10'09")


4.14m x 2.87m (13'07" x 9'05")

Bedroom One

5.59m x 5.41m (18'04" x 17'09")

Bedroom Two

4.14m x 3.66m (13'07" x 12'0")

Bedroom Three

4.65m x 2.74m (15'03" x 9'0")

Bedroom Four

3.58m x 2.79m (11'09" x 9'02")

Bedroom Five

4.14m max x 2.51m max (13'07" max x 8'03" max)


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating. Satellite is available also.

Local Authorities

Dorset Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ , Tel: 01305 211970
We are advised that the council tax band is F


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

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