Drakes Lane, Charminster, Dorchester

3 Bed House - Terraced

Drakes Lane, Charminster, Dorchester

3 Bed House - Terraced

Price guide £315,000

Property Overview

Offered for sale with no forward chain is this attractive double fronted family home, favourably situated within the sought after village of Charminster. The property offers accommodation that is presented to a high standard throughout comprising a generous dual aspect sitting room, a modern well appointed kitchen with separate utility room, three good size bedrooms, a tastefully fitted bathroom, en-suite facilities to the principal bedroom and a ground floor cloakroom. In addition, the property benefits from a low maintenance enclosed garden to the rear, a garage and a car port. EPC rating C.

Key Points

  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2

Property Description


The property is located within the historical and picturesque village of Charminster, two miles north of the County Town of Dorchester, situated on the River Cerne. The village presents a traditional, old English image with its beautiful cottages and mosaic pavement dating from Roman times. Charminster offers two village pubs and a range of social organisations for all ages. Further amenities include a village hall and convenience store. A regular bus service operates through the village and a ten minute journey into Dorchester provides rail links to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads.


Sitting Room

5.13m x 3.68m (16'10" x 12'01")
The sitting room enjoys generous dimensions and receives plentiful natural light gained via a front aspect double glazed window and a set of French doors that lead to the garden. The room is tastefully finished, enjoying neutral decor, wooden oak flooring and an attractive central open fireplace. There is a wall mounted radiator and both telephone and television points.


5.13m x 3.18m (16'10" x 10'05")
The kitchen diner enjoys a social feel and lends itself perfectly to modern living and family dining. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base level units that provide ample storage options with work surface over. There is a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer and a selection of integral appliances including a dishwasher, fridge freezer and double wine fridge. The room receives plentiful natural light gained via a dual aspect and is finished with wooden oak flooring and inset lighting and offers contemporary splash back tiling.

Utility Room

A separate utility room offers an additional work surface, space for both a washing machine and tumble dryer and a further stainless steel sink unit. A pedestrian door provides access to the garden and there is a rear aspect double glazed window that provides the room with natural light.


The property benefits from a cloakroom situated on the ground floor, fitted with a suite comprising a low level wc and a wash hand basin.

First Floor

Stairs rise to a landing that houses a useful storage cupboard and offers access to all first floor accommodation.


There are three bedrooms situated on the first floor. All bedrooms offers a wall mounted radiator and receive plentiful natural light gained via a double glazed window that enjoys either a front or rear facing aspect. The principal bedroom boasts lovely views over the surrounding countryside and benefits from ample fitted storage and en-suite facilities comprising a low level wc, a wash hand basin and shower cubicle.

Bedroom One

3.30m x 3.18m (10'10" x 10'05")

Bedroom Two

3.23m x 2.95m (10'07" x 9'08")

Bedroom Three

2.64m x 2.08m (8'08" x 6'10")


The bathroom is tastefully fitted with a suite comprising a low level wc, a pedestal wash hand basin and a panel enclosed bath with additional hand held shower attachment. The walls are part tiled and there is a wall mounted heated towel rail. A rear aspect double glazed opaque window provides the room with natural light.


Externally there is an enclosed low maintenance garden to the rear of the property. The garden offers a generous patio abutting the property that provides the ideal space for alfresco dining and enjoys flower bed borders that house a wide variety of mature plants and shrubs. Steps rise to a pedestrian gate that provides access to a single garage and carport.


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating.

Local Authorities

Dorset Council,
South Walks House, South Walks Road,
DT1 1UZ,

Tel: 01305 211970

We are advised that the council tax band is D.


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

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