Church Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT3

£425,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A most attractive semi detached stone and thatched cottage peacefully situated in a no through road at Upwey.

Dating from the late 18th century and listed Grade II of architectural or historic importance, this delightful cottage has been subject to comprehensive improvement by the current owners whilst retaining the original character and charm. A host of period features typical of its age and type include exposed beams and stone walls, inglenook fireplaces and window seats.

On the ground floor, a stable door opens into a useful porch with further door leading into the dining room with exposed stone walls, window seat, understairs cupboard and period fireplace (not in use). Parquet flooring runs through the ground floor reception rooms. Stairs from the lobby area lead to the first floor together with access to a delightful sitting room with twin front aspect windows overlooking the church with window seats, exposed stone walls and stone and beamed inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove. There is a well appointed ground floor bathroom with flagstone floors and skylight window together with a double bedroom with a range of built in wardrobes period style fireplace and contemporary fitted en-suite shower room. The kitchen/ breakfast room is very much cottage style with tiled flooring and stable door opening to the rear garden. The kitchen is fitted with a 5 ring gas range cooker, freestanding Smeg fridge, dishwasher and additional slot in fridge. There is an inset Belfast sink with beech worksurfaces.

On the first floor are two double bedrooms with exposed beams, enjoying a front aspect with built in wardrobe to the second bedroom.

Outside is a small walled garden to the front enjoying a delightful setting with westerly facing views across to St Laurence Church opposite. The rear garden is a real feature with steps leading up to gravelled borders stocked with shrubs and plants. Beyond lies a lawned garden stocked with an abundance of plants and shrubs and leading to a further gravelled sun terrace at the far end of the garden enjoying beautiful views across Upwey village. Pedestrian side access leads onto a brick and gravelled driveway providing off road parking (access from Goulds Hill) and leading to a detached garage and store with power and light. Outside water tap and woodstore.

Upwey is a picturesque conservation village situated close to delightful countryside and nestling in a Dorset down land valley about 3 miles north of Weymouth and 4 miles south of Dorchester. The area is home to the Upwey Wishing Well and Tea Room, St Laurence Church as well as 2 public houses and a mainline railway station to London/Waterloo and Bristol (Temple Meads).

A good range of amenities can be found within approximately 1 mile including a general store at Broadwey, florist, veterinary clinic, and a petrol station and sport centre at Redlands.

Both Weymouth and Dorchester town centres are within easy access and offer a comprehensive range of shops as well as cultural, recreational and further educational facilities.

The area also provides the opportunity to enjoy a range of sailing and water sports activities, the sandy beaches and walks along the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline and the rolling country side that surrounds the area.

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