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Dorchester might be famous for its Abbey but did you know it also has a Castle? Detached, extended and full of personality, 'The Old Castle' occupies a prime position at the entrance to this picture-perfect village. Formerly a public house, this unique and spacious family home features ample reception space including a conservatory, generous kitchen and study, a utility and cloakroom, four bedrooms with an en-suite to the master bedroom and a stunning, west-facing rear garden. With a double garage and all just a stone's throw from Dorchester's village centre, this generous family home is a must-see for anyone wanting to put down roots in this sought after village
WHAT THE OWNER SAYS..."We love living in the very heart of Dorchester, our spacious home has seen many children and Grandchildren grow up with lots of laughter. With so many rooms there is space for everyone!"
Located at the entrance to Bridge End, a step rises to the property's storm porch with terracotta tiled flooring and a stained glass glazed front door which opens to:
Double glazed windows to front aspect, radiator and white matching doors to:
Feature fireplace with marble hearth and timber mantle, double glazed window to side aspect, internal window to hallway and radiator. Under stairs storage cupboard, wall-mounted lighting and ceiling rose.
Spacious, triple aspect lounge with double glazed windows, gas fireplace with marble hearth and timber mantle, two radiators and wall-mounted lighting.
Stairs rising to first floor, tiled flooring and doors to:
Matching wall and base units with under cupboard lighting and one and a half bowl sunken ceramic Franke sink set in sparkling granite work surfaces. Integral Neff induction hob with extractor over, Neff oven and grill and Miele dishwasher. Space for fridge/freezer, double glazed windows, radiator and tiled flooring. Door to:
Matching wall and base units, sink/drainer, terracotta tiled flooring and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. UPVC door to rear garden and door to:
Suite comprising hand wash basin and WC. Double glazed privacy window and terracotta tiled flooring.
Pitch roof, double glazed conservatory with marble tiled flooring, ceiling fan and lighting and fitted blinds. Double glazed double doors to rear garden and timber and glazed doors to:
Wood laminate flooring, wall-mounted lighting, cupboard housing wall-mounted boiler and radiator. Ceiling rose and return door to inner hallway.
High level double glazed window, access to loft space and radiator. White matching doors to:
Double glazed window to front aspect, radiator and ceiling rose. Door to:
Suite comprising walk-in shower, hand wash basin and WC. Double glazed privacy window and tiling to walls.
Feature fireplace, double glazed window, radiator and ceiling rose.
Double glazed window to front aspect, radiator and ceiling rose.
Two double glazed windows to rear aspect, radiator and airing cupboard housing water tank.
Suite comprising panel bath, walk-in shower, hand wash basin and WC. Double glazed window to rear aspect, radiator and tiling to walls.
This west-facing multi-tiered rear garden is stocked with a beautiful array of mature trees and bushes. From the conservatory doors, the garden begins with a wall-edged paved patio area where steps lead up to the path that meanders throughout the lawned garden with raised flowerbeds and a greenhouse located by the vegetable patch. Enclosed with timber fencing and equipped with outdoor power, water tap and gated side access to the garage.
The double garage is located to the side of the property, with electric door, power and lighting and window.