Dorchester property of the week: Former stable and coach house part of Eldridge Pope estate

Our property of the week is a beautiful four/five bed home close to the town centre in Prince of Wales Road

By Lottie Welch

20th Apr 2022 | Property of the Week

A converted stable and coach house once part of the Eldridge Pope estate is on the market for the first time in 40 years.

Symonds and Sampson estate agents is offering the Old Stable in Prince of Wales Road with a guide price of £750,000.

The four/five bed home is close to the town centre and benefits from some modernisation. The layout is adaptable with two flights of stairs leading to each part of the upstairs and features include arched windows, decorative brickwork, date plaque, old brick trough, original bone brick courtyard and on the roof there is a small tower with dovecote finial with weather vane.

The accommodation comprises an entrance hall with understair storage and a ground floor shower room and WC. Leading off the hall there is a kitchen fitted with a range of cupboards and there is space for a range style cooker and white goods. There is a breakfast room leading to a dining room with vaulted ceilings, patio doors with remote awning and stairs rising to a mezzanine landing.

The living room is a generous room with a substantial stone-built chimney and raised hearth with an open fire. There is a ground floor bathroom and bedroom.

Upstairs there is a room used as a sitting room with high vaulted ceilings and exposed 'A' beams, a small study/work room and a good-size double bedroom also with vaulted ceilings, Velux roof window and vanity basin.

In the rear portion of the house are two further double bedrooms and a shower room.

The property benefits from an adjoining utility room, brick built with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, sink and drainer.

Outside the gardens are well stocked with a range of mature shrubs and trees, the rear garden is partly walled with a lawn and well-stocked shrub and flower borders, and there is a garden shed.

There is an attached single garage with through access and off-road parking for a number of vehicles. 

For all enquiries and to arrange a viewing contact Symonds and Sampson on 01305 261008.


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