Brunel Drive, Preston, Weymouth, Dorset DT3

£795,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A striking detached home occupying an elevated positon with stunning panoramic views encompassing Weymouth Bay, the Isle of Portland and the surrounding countryside.

This fine well-appointed home has been extended by the current owners to provide a spacious well equipped interior ideal for modern family living and entertaining.

On the ground floor there is a spacious and welcoming entrance hall with doors to all the principal rooms. The hallway has the luxury of 'Mahuhu' wood flooring that extends into lounge and dining rooms. The lounge is flooded with natural light from the large picture windows to the front and side both of which enjoy the far reaching views. The formal dining room is situated to the rear of the house and overlooks the enclosed garden. The kitchen/breakfast room has a triple aspect with windows to the side, rear and front including 'French' style doors that open onto a front veranda. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wooden units including a central island. There are granite worktops and a wide range of integrated appliances including a gas hob, extractor hood, double oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffee machine and warming drawer. There is also a double bowl inset sink unit. A useful and well-equipped utility room with fitted cupboards, airing cupboard, sink unit and plumbing for a washing machine provides access to a rear porch and the garden.

A guest bedroom with en suite shower facilities, a further bedroom, family bathroom and a separate cloakroom with WC complete the ground floor accommodation.

The first floor is accessed via a handmade oak staircase which leads to the landing area from which there is access to a first floor sitting room/snug, which overlooks the garden and has 'French' style doors opening onto a first floor balcony. The master bedroom suite is a real feature being dual aspect with 'French' style doors and Juliet balconies to both the front and rear. The room is air conditioned and is fitted with a range of bedroom furniture including drawers and wardrobes. The master en suite is luxurious with a deep bath, separate shower, vanity unit with wash hand basin, WC and Bidet. There is a further en suite bedroom and a study/additional bedroom.

This stunning home benefits from a central heating system, instant hot water taps in the majority of rooms, surround sound stereo in seven of the principal rooms, electrically operated curtains in the living room and a sun blind in the kitchen.

Externally the property has a driveway providing off road parking and accessed to a double garage. The garage has an electric up and over door, power and lighting. Steps from the front wind up through a landscaped front garden to a large paved veranda which extends along the full width of the house. The veranda provides the perfect spot to take in the stunning scenery as well as some alfresco dining. There is pedestrian access to the side of the property which leads into an enclosed garden, which has a private patio terrace and steps leading up to a lawned garden which abuts open fields to the rear. There is a useful store and a workshop with power, lighting and heating.

The property is set within the much sought after Preston area which is about 3 miles to the north-east of Weymouth and is

well served with a wide range of amenities including chemist,

Doctor's surgery, delicatessen, general store/post office mini supermarket and public houses, all of which are within walking distance of the property.

The picturesque village of Sutton Poyntz is a short walk with an attractive duck pond, pub/restaurant and easy access to some lovely walks across the surrounding down land. The Mill House and Sutton Mill in the centre of the village were both used by Thomas Hardy in his novel 'The Trumpet Major' as the setting for Overcombe. Sutton Poyntz is a designated conservation area and an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.

The coastal resort of Weymouth is within easy reach and provides the opportunity to enjoy a range of sailing and water sport activities, with beaches at Overcombe (3/4 a mile), Greenhill and Weymouth. There is also access nearby to walks from which the stunning scenery along the Jurassic Coastline can be enjoyed.

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