Castle Road, Portland, Dorset DT5


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A delightful period stone house conveniently situated close to a range of amenities in Fortuneswell, enjoying far reaching sea views to the west across Chesil Beach and the Jurassic coastline.

Built in 1904 with attractive Portland stone elevations under a slate roof, the property forms part of the original Police Station and is listed Grade II of architectural or historic importance.

On the ground floor, a shared entrance porch leads to a useful store cupboard housing electric meters and private front door leading into the sitting room. Front aspect sash windows take advantage of the breath-taking views with a staircase to the first floor, coal effect gas fired stove and door leading to an inner lobby. High ceilings throughout the house give a wonderful feeling of space and light.

From the inner lobby, a door leads to a useful downstairs cloakroom, storage cupboard and open access into the dining room with side aspect window and door leading to the kitchen. The kitchen is well appointed with a range of wall and floor cupboards, built in double oven, 4 ring gas hob and extractor hood, gas fired wall mounted boiler and windows and door to the side.

On the first floor, a landing has a hatch and ladder to loft storage, airing cupboard and pine doors leading to three bedrooms. The main bedroom has the benefit of an en-suite shower room and Sharps fitted wardrobes. Front aspect sash windows enjoy stunning sea views to Chesil Beach. There are two further bedrooms, with the second bedroom also having Sharps fitted wardrobes. There is a well appointed family bathroom with full height tiled walls.

Outside is an enclosed courtyard garden with paved patio and gravelled border. Gated access at the rear leads to a communal path with the neighbouring houses with steep steps to the side leading up to an allocated car parking space. There is a grass bank with shrubs beyond the communal path which is owned by the property.

The property is situated in an elevated position within Fortuneswell which boasts a range of eateries, public houses, convenience store, post office, public gardens and a promenade edging Chesil Beach and the dramatic Jurassic coastline.

The island provides the opportunity to enjoy many leisure pursuits, in particular, excellent sailing, fishing and water sports facilities including those at the Weymouth & Portland Sailing Academy. The coastal resort of Weymouth is within easy reach by car as well as regular bus services from the island.

Weymouth provides a comprehensive range of shops, a marina as well as cultural, recreational and further educational facilities.

The area also provides the opportunity to enjoy the sandy beaches and walks along the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline and the rolling countryside that surrounds the area.

There are mainline rail services from Weymouth to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads.

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