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3 bed semi-detached house for sale


Wessex Road, Dorchester DT1

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Property description

This spacious three bedroom semi detached property is ideally situated close to Dorchester town centre. The property enjoys accommodation that is well presented throughout and benefits from a large enclosed garden to the rear and off road parking. EPC rating D.


Wessex Road is situated close to Dorchester town centre. The county town of Dorchester is steeped in history enjoying a central position along the Jurassic Coastline and also some of the county's most noted period architecture, all set amongst a beautiful rural countryside. Dorchester offers a plethora of shopping and social facilities including a cinema, County museum, leisure centre, Borough Gardens and a choice of many excellent public houses and restaurants. The town has two main employers, namely the Dorset County Hospital and the Dorset County Council. There are major train links to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads and regular bus routes to adjoining towns.



Via a part glazed door to:


Entrance is gained via a generous hallway that houses stairs that lead to the fist floor and provides access to:

Sitting Room (5.41m x 3.20m (17'09" x 10'06"))

A spacious, dual aspect sitting room with plentiful natural light gained via double glazed windows to both the front and rear. The room offers laminate flooring, a wall mounted radiator, both telephone and television points and provides access to:

Kitchen/Diner (5.64m x 4.09m max (18'06" x 13'05" max))

A generous kitchen/diner, fitted with a range of wall and base level units with roll top work surface over and a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Space is provided for an electric cooker, a fridge/freezer and a washing machine. An additional cupboard under the stairs provides further storage options. Natural light is gained via a side aspect double glazed window and there is a door that leads to the garden.


Stairs from the hallway lead to a spacious landing that enjoys natural light gained via a rear aspect double glazed window. The landing provides access to the loft and offers doors to:

Bedroom One (3.66m x 3.20m (12'0" x 10'06"))

The master bedroom enjoys generous dimensions and is appointed with a built in cupboard. There is a wall mounted radiator and a double glazed front aspect window that provides natural light.

Bedroom Two (3.10m x 2.72m (10'02" x 8'11"))

A second double bedroom, enjoying a dual aspect with double glazed windows to the front and side. The room is appointed with a deep storage cupboard and offers a wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom Three (2.62m x 2.11m (8'07" x 6'11"))

The third bedroom also enjoys a dual aspect with double glazed windows to the side and rear, and offers a wall mounted radiator.


The bathroom is fitted with a suite comprising a low level wc, a pedestal wash hand basin and a panel enclosed bath with shower attachment over. The walls are fully tiled, there is a wall mounted radiator and two rear aspect double glazed windows.


Front Garden

To the front of the property there is a garden offering an area of shingle that houses a variety of mature trees and shrubs and a lawn that could be utilised for additional parking. The garden provides off road parking for one vehicle and offers steps that lead to the front door.

Rear Garden

To the rear of the property there is a large enclosed, south facing garden that is laid mainly to lawn with an area of patio nearest the property. The garden houses a timber shed.


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating. Broadband and satellite are available also.

Local Authorities

West Dorset District Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UZ Tel:
We are advised that the council tax band is C.


Strictly by appointment with the sole agents: Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel:

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £290,960 Sales 443 Current average value £293,966 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £8,265 ▲ 2.89%

Property value data/graphs for DT1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £430,158 £300 3.7 £410,117
Semi-detached £310,233 £280 3.3 £320,393
Terraced £266,595 £274 2.9 £260,343
Flats £209,331 £292 1.8 £257,158

Current asking prices in DT1

Average: £300,643
Avg. current asking prices in DT1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £201,111
Flats £217,754
- £275,000
All £215,079

Current asking rents in DT1

Average: £729 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in DT1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £1,151 pcm
- -
Flats £656 pcm
£784 pcm
- - -
All £656 pcm
£784 pcm
£1,150 pcm
- -

Fun facts for DT1

Highest value in DT1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
St. John Way £614,471
Herringston Road £587,261
Holmead Walk £551,457
Clarence Road £503,814
Lancaster Road £490,673
Highest turnover in DT1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Came View Close 70.0%
Athelstan Road 60.0%
Corston Street 50.0%
Harveys Terrace 50.0%
Thornhill Close 50.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Dorchester West (0.5 miles)
  • Dorchester South (0.8 miles)
  • Upwey (4.5 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (27.1 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (42.1 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (47.7 miles)
  • Weymouth Ferry Terminal (7.3 miles)
  • Poole Ferry Terminal (20.1 miles)
  • Poole Quay Ferry Landing (20.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Damers First School (0.2 miles)
  • The Prince of Wales School (0.6 miles)
  • St Mary's Catholic First School, Dorchester (1.1 miles)
  • The Thomas Hardye School (0.4 miles)
  • Kingston Maurward College (2.2 miles)
  • Weymouth College (6.2 miles)
  • Dorchester Middle School (0.4 miles)
  • Sunninghill Preparatory School (0.9 miles)
  • St Osmund's Church of England Voluntary Aided Middle School, Dorchester (1.1 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Parkers Property Consultants & Valuers, DT1 on 01305 248807 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,026 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £734 /mo Find available rates

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £11/mo (£135/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £38 Electricity £43 Estimated energy cost £81/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 12100 kWh/year
Electricity: 3900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

West Dorset

Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £149 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £26 Sewerage £25 Estimated water cost £51 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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