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The Quartermaster Stores, Barrack Road, DT1 £299,000
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  • Bedrooms2 Bed
  • Bathrooms1 Bath
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About the property

ELEGANTLY DESIGNED CONVERSION WITH CHARACTER & PERIOD FEATURES SET WITHIN THE UNIQUE DEVELOPMENT OF 'THE QUARTERMASTER STORES'

On entering this stunning 2 bedroom house you are immediately aware of the period features, which includes an opulent staircase. The living/dining room enjoys high ceilings with two front aspect sash windows. An opening leads into the kitchen area, with two rear aspect sash windows and a door leading out to the rear garden. The fully fitted kitchen includes a range of wall and base units with Quartz worktops and integrated appliances including eye level double oven, induction hob with extractor fan above, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. The ground floor benefits from a cloakroom and utility area.

Both the bedrooms on the first floor are doubles. The bathroom is finished with marble effect tiling. The property has been decorated in heritage colours to compliment the history of the building.

Externally the rear courtyard garden provides a private outside space (with rear access) and has been designed for ease of maintenance. The front of the property is tastefully planted and has a patio area, enclosed by low brick wall and railings. There is also allocated parking to the front.

Viewings come highly recommended to appreciate the location and character of this stunning property set within an exclusive development.

THE DEVELOPMENT

A unique development of just 4 homes set in the Dorset County Town of Dorchester. The Quartermasters comprises a 3 bedroom and 3, 2 bedroom superior houses. The properties have been sympathetically designed respecting the tradition of The Keep and its setting, whilst recognising the demand for modern finishes and features. These properties are truly architectural gems.

LOCATION

Dorchester Town, Brewery Square and Poundbury boasts a wide and varied array of shops and eateries. There are many amenities and attractions in the local area including Maiden Castle, Cerne Abbas, the Tolpuddle Martyes Museum and Abbotsbury Swannery. The world renowned Jurassic Coast is only 9 miles away and closer to home there are numerous local walks taking in some of the local history with the Roman House and Borough Gardens close by.

HISTORY

The Keep was originally the gatehouse for the Depot Barracks of the Dorsetshire Regiment as well as the County Armoury. It was completed in 1879, in time for the amalgamation of 39th and 54th Regiments of Foot, who become the 1st and 2nd Battalions of The Dorsetshire Regiment in 1881. The Depot Barracks were the administrative centre for the Dorsetshire Regiment and its centre for recruitment and training. The Depot carried out this function between 1879 and 1958 with only one break. This was during World War Two when the barracks was used by the 701st Ordnance Light Maintenance Company and the 1st Quartermaster Company of the American Armed Forces. Today the Keep Military Museum is a striking landmark in the heart of Dorchester. Completed in 1879, it was designed to resemble a Norman Castle, and is built of Portland stone which gives it a white appearance.

Key features

  • Sensitively Designed Conversion on a Historic Site in Dorchester
  • Period Features
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Fitted Kitchen with Quartz Worktops & Integrated Appliances
  • Contemporary Fitted Bathroom & Cloakroom
  • Allocated Parking
  • Enclosed Private Courtyard Garden with Pedestrian Access

Important Notice: The artist's impression, floor plans, configurations and layouts are included for guidance only. The Developer and Agent therefore gives notice to prospective purchasers that none of the material issued or visual depictions of any kind made on behalf of the Developer and Agent can be relied upon as accurately describing any particular or proposed dwelling or development. All such matters must be treated as intended only as a single illustration and guidance. They are subject to change from time to time without notice and their accuracy is not guaranteed, nor do they constitute part of a contract or a warranty. The fixtures, fittings, services and appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. All measurements are approximate. Prospective purchasers are requested to check before entering into negotiations as to whether the specification has changed.

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