Hardys Row, West Knighton, Dorchester DT2


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Parkers are delighted to offer for sale this four bedroom terraced cottage favourably nestled centrally within the sought after village of West Knighton. The period front of the cottage dates from the 19th century and the entire building has undergone a comprehensive renovation programme that has created a wonderful family home with a wealth of character and features including wooden floorboards and deep window sills and a wood burning stove. The property must be viewed to fully appreciate, most notably, the generous enclosed garden mostly laid to lawn with fruit trees, patio with home office/summerhouse, store, covered hot tub and sauna. The property has previously been a second home and latterly generated income as a successful holiday let. EPC rating C.

SituationWest Knighton is a pretty village of mixed thatch and slate roofed properties, just a few miles from the shops and transport services of the County Town of Dorchester. There is a regular bus service to Dorchester and Weymouth, the village itself boasts a successful gastropub, a 12th Century church and is a few moments walk from the favoured Broadmayne First School (Ofsted: ‘Good’) and within the Thomas Hardy school catchment area. The conjoined villages of West Knighton and Broadmayne are home to thriving communities. Broadmayne has its own public house and a post office/shop, community hall and sports ground. Nearby Dorchester is steeped in history enjoying a central position along the Jurassic Coastline and offers a plethora of shopping and social facilities including major supermarkets, two cinemas, County museum, leisure centre, Borough Gardens and a choice of many excellent public houses and restaurants. There are train links to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads.

AccommodationThe property benefits from a light and spacious sitting room with a front aspect double glazed window, wooden flooring and featuring a wood burning stove on a raised hearth. A useful cloakroom/shower room is situated under the stairs, plus a generous understairs store cupboard.

Externally the property enjoys a rear area of patio abutting the property that provides the ideal space for alfresco dining. A short path leads to the main garden that boasts a generous lawned area, a selection of fruit trees and an additional patio area with a large cabin/office, hot tub and sauna. The garden utilities include lights, electrical supply and a wifi extender.

Glazed doors provide access to the kitchen/dining room, a fabulous room that has been extended to create a wonderfully spacious and social feel, lending itself perfectly to modern day living. The kitchen is well appointed, fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base level oak units that provide ample storage options with work surface over together with a central island that houses an integral fridge, dishwasher and additional storage. There is a range of integral appliances including a Neff oven, Neff microwave and a five ring gas hob. A useful laundry cupboard houses a washing machine and vented tumble drier (All free standing white goods are included in the sale). There is a separate boiler/utility cupboard and an airing cupboard. The kitchen/dining room continues to a bright second family sitting area across the back of the house and leading to the rear patio.

The first floor landing has a roof window and opens to the four bedrooms (two doubles, two singles), all receiving plentiful natural light from front or rear aspect double glazed windows.

The family bathroom is situated centrally on the first floor, tastefully fitted with limestone tiles and boasting a high specification, offering a suite comprising low level wc, an undermounted wash hand basin/cupboard and a panel enclosed bath with hand shower. A ceiling light tunnel bathes the room with natural daylight.

Room Dimensions Sitting Room (5.08m max x 4.42m (16'08" max x 14'06"))

Kitchen/Diner (7.16m x 5.03m max (23'06" x 16'06" max)) Bedroom One (4.17m x 2.84m (13'08" x 9'04"))

Bedroom Two (3.43m x 2.51m (11'03" x 8'03")) Bedroom Three (2.44m x 2.06m (8'0" x 6'09"))

Bedroom Four (2.44m x 2.41m (8'0" x 7'11")) ServicesMains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating. Broadband and satellite are available also.

Local AuthoritiesDorset Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ, Tel: We are advised that the council tax band is C

ViewingsStrictly by appointment with the sole agents:

Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel: Covid-19 - Please note that viewings can only be offered to clients in a position to proceed to purchase and are undertaken with strict safety measures in place.

Arrange viewing 01305 458008

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