Herrison Cottages, Charlton Down, Dorchester, Dorset DT2


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  • Bedrooms: 4
This 4 bedroom family home is set at the end of a private lane and benefits from both countryside, farmland, walking and the amenities of Charlton Down village right on its doorstep.

The property is in an excellent catchment area for well-regarded schooling including Charminster Infants School and Dorchester’s Thomas Hardye School.

Presented in good order, the property, in brief, comprises: Entrance porch and hallway with under-stairs library area; sitting room with large double-aspect windows and chimney with wood burning stove; dining room with chimney breast and hearth and door into the conservatory, enjoying an attractive outlook to rolling hills and countryside. The kitchen is fitted with a range of cupboards and drawers, work surfaces with integral gas hob and extractor hood, integral double oven and space for white goods. There is a utility room and ground floor cloakroom. The ground floor is completed by a separate study/family room with wooden floor and picture window overlooking the rear garden.

Upstairs are four double bedrooms, a large family bathroom with corner bath and separate shower, heated towel rail and vanity basin. A handy en-suite shower room to bedroom three completes the accommodation.

Outside, the property benefits from a detached double garage and a driveway with enough space for 2 cars and a caravan or motorhome.

Front, side and rear gardens make up the rest of this substantial plot. The front garden is part-walled with post and rail fencing, mostly laid to lawn, with a range of established shrubs and a pathway to the front door. The garden extends around to the side of the house allowing access to the good-sized rear garden which boasts apple and cherry trees along with mature shrubs and hedge. A pathway leads to a decked terraced area with stone barbecue. There is ample space for garden sheds and/or additional outbuildings. There are also external wooden stairs leading to the boarded and carpeted garage roof-space and storage area.

The village of Charlton Down is 3 miles north west of the County Town of Dorchester.

There are outstanding walking and riding opportunities over the surrounding countryside and along the Jurassic coastline. The village also benefits from a local shop within walking distance, a splendid village hall, a gym, cricket pitch and tennis courts.

Local bus services provide links to surrounding villages and Dorchester town centre.

Dorchester itself provides a wide range of amenities and facilities including the renowned Dorset County Hospital. Sporting facilities include a new sports and leisure centre, Dorchester rugby, football and cricket clubs, golf at Came Down and sailing at Weymouth and Portland.

Dorchester South and Dorchester West train stations provide services to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads.

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