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About the property
A BRIGHT AND SPACIOUS CHARACTER APARTMENT - ALLOCATED PARKING PLUS VISITORS PARKING AND COMMUNAL GARDEN.
Whitefriars is situated within the village of Winterbourne Abbas approximately 5 miles west of Dorchester and has a primary school, St Mary's parish church, petrol station with village shop and public house.
Dorchester has a comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and educational facilities, the County Hospital and rail stations to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads. The Heritage coastline is nearby with the picturesque village of Abbotsbury being a short distance with the renowned Swannery and Sub Tropical Garden. The A35 gives good road links to the west as well as Poole and Bournemouth to the east.
The surrounding countryside has a plethora of footpaths and bridleways giving access to many Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village is the site of Dorset's best example of a standing stone circle ?Nine Stones?. Golf clubs are located in Dorchester (Came Down) and Bridport. Other sporting facilities can also be found in Dorchester, fishing on the River Frome and sailing/water sports along the coast.
This charming Edwardian property has been sympathetically converted to apartments having formally been a hotel. The apartment enjoys a number of period architectural features which include, skirting, architraves, picture rails, ceiling mouldings, doors with brass furniture and sash windows.The apartments also benefits from communal gardens.
Viewing comes highly recommended to appreciate the character and opulence.
The property is accessed via a decorative stone porch with crown glass leaded windows and entry phone system into the communal entrance hall with parquet floor and stairs leading to the first floor apartment. The substantial private front door opens into the hall with pretty wallpaper and gives access to a useful storage cupboard and doors lead to; the sitting/dining room which is a bright room, the proportions are a particular feature and there is plenty of space for relaxing and dining.
A doorway leads through to the kitchen which is dual aspect with a larder cupboard, wood flooring and base units with a stainless steel circular sink, integrated oven and 4 ring gas hob. Space for fridge/freezer and plumbing and space for a washing machine. Recently fitted wall mounted gas boiler.
The bedroom with sash window to the front aspect is a large double room being 16'6 with plentiful room for storage.The bathroom comprises of a panel bath with mixer shower and shower screen, hand basin with vanity cupboard under and close couple WC. Partly tiled walls and large window.
Externally the communal garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees. A recent addition is a wildlife pond and BBQ area. Flat 2 owns and enjoys the use of a garden shed currently divided with a storage area and the second section used as an art studio along with a couple of raised beds for growing herbs and vegetables. A numbered allocated parking space is to the front with visitor parking.
Council Tax Band: B
Lease Length: 125 years from and including 1st January 2003 with share of freehold
Service Charges: £100 pcm
Ground Rent: £1 per annum
Sitting Room 5.05m (16'7) x 4.14m (13'7)
Kitchen 3.63m (11'11) (Narrowing to 9'10) x 2.44m (8'0)
Bedroom 5.03m (16'6) x 3.53m (11'7)
Bathroom 2.62m (8'7) x 1.35m (4'5)
Gas Central Heating
Allocated Parking plus Visitors
Share of Freehold
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