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  • Bedrooms: 2
Originally part of the historic Grosvenor Hotel, Lyons Walk was for many years in use as hotel staff accommodation. The building, which is Grade II listed, has since been converted into private apartments, number 4 is an excellent duplex with fabulous accommodation arranged over two floors. The conversion was completed in November 2015 since when it has been occupied by the present owners.

The apartment is offered for sale in exceptional condition and has been refurbished to the most exacting standards. The lower floor accommodation comprises a spacious welcoming reception hall with access to a master bedroom (approximately 21ft by 16ft) with a luxuriously appointed ensuite, there is also a second double bedroom and an elegant family bathroom. The upper floor is given over entirely to living space with a vast open-plan drawing room/dining room/kitchen (approximately 34ft by 17ft 6) - the contemporary kitchen is well planned and extremely well fitted, the drawing room and dining area are light and airy with an excellent vaulted ceiling height, large windows and double French doors leading to a rooftop terrace (approximately 21ft by 10ft) overlooking a fountained courtyard below. Central heating is provided by a mains gas fired boiler to radiators and the windows and doors are all double glazed.

There is a single allocated car parking space in the adjoining Trinity Centre which is located opposite Lyons Walk and is secured by an entrance barrier and key code—this space is available separately at an annual cost of £550.

The Saxon hilltop town of Shaftesbury has an excellent range of facilities including delicatessen, cafes, restaurants, niche retailers, boutique hotel, banks, small hospital, library, health centre and an arts centre. A more comprehensive range of facilities can be found in the Cathedral city of Salisbury to the east, the Georgian spa town of Bath to the north and the abbey town of Sherborne to the west. There are mainline railway stations at both Gillingham and Tisbury offering direct services to London (Waterloo). The A303 lies some 6 miles to the north, giving access to the West Country and London, via the M3.

There is a good range of state and private schools in the area. Sporting facilities include golf at Rushmore, Blandford, Bournemouth and Bath, fishing on numerous chalk streams, extensive walking, cycling and riding in the surrounding countryside and sailing and other water sports on the south coast.


Tenure: Leasehold with the residue of a 999 year lease which expires on the 31 July 3013. Number 4 Lyons Walk has a 38.4% share of the Freehold; their apportioned annual service charge (2017/2018) is £478.16 which covers the period 1 June/31 May and is billed 6 monthly in arrears. Local Authority: North Dorset. Council Tax - Band D, £1,868.48 for year 2017/18. All mains services are connected, gas central heating, partial double glazing.


From Shaftsbury High Street proceed passing the Grosvenor Arms Hotel on your left-hand side, bear left and take the first turning left onto B3091, Bimport. If driving, continue past the next turning left leading to Lyons Walk, proceed pass the Trinity Centre. Restricted parking is available on the street.

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