2 bed flat for sale

£137,500

Fleur De Lis, Poundbury Dorchester, Dorset DT1

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Property description

Located on the outskirts of Poundbury is this two bedroom apartment offered for sale in an over 55s development. The home offers a sitting room with feature windows, a modern fitted kitchen and benefits from plenty of storage. EPC rating C.

Situation
Poundbury offers other amenities including the the Garden Centre, Waitrose, the Engine Room Restaurant, the Poet Laureate public house, coffee shops, hairdressing salons, village store, delicatessen and bistro, a garden centre and a medical centre with dentist. The two main railway lines from Dorchester travel to London Waterloo (2 ½ hrs) and to Bristol.

There is a selection of clubs and groups including film nights, bridge club, The Cranford Garden Society, Poet Laureate Luncheon Club,
Poundbury Ladies Club, Poundbury Art Club, Poundbury Pathfinders, Pot Luck Supper club, Farmers Market in the Square, Knit and Knatter; Stitch and Chatter, Pilates, Yoga and many many more!
Accommodation

Entrance
Via communal door to:
Hallway
Stair and lift to all levels
First Floor

Entrance
Via door to:
Hallway
Spacious hallway with doors to all rooms. Ornate coving. Walk in airing cupboard housing and shelving.
Sitting Room 17'8 (5.38m)
Lovely light and airy room with three rear aspect windows forming a circular aspect. Wall lights. Coving. Two wall mounted economy 7 heaters. Phone point. Telephone point. Door to:
Kitchen 8'2 x 7' (2.49m x 2.13m)
Coving. Range of wall and base white units with roll top over. One and a half bowl white sink unit with mixer taps and drainer. Integral fridge freezer. Fitted four ring hob and extractor hood, oven and microwave. Washing machine. Part tiled walls. Integral dishwasher.
Bedroom 1 13'2 x 8'10 (4.01m x 2.69m)
Rear aspect double glazed window. Coving. Phone point. Wall mounted economy 7 heaters. Three door fitted wardrobe, drawer and dressing table.
Bedroom 2 9'10 x 7'8 (3.00m x 2.34m)
Rear aspect double glazed window. Coving. Wall mounted economy 7 heater. Two door fitted wardrobe.
Shower Room
Fully tiled walls. Suit comprising of pedestal hand wash basin with mixer taps, Low level WC. Walk in shower cubicle with recess controls and fitted seat. Coving. Heated towel rail. Wall mounted heater.
Outside
Communal landscaped garden with gravelled beds, paved seating areas and a variety of shrubs. There is a gated driveway leading to a covered parking area. The property benefits from an outside storage area with an electricity supply, currently used to charge a mobility scooter.
Further features
Fleur de Lis is a managed block of 29 prestigious retirement properties. The building which was constructed in 1998 has double-glazed units, electric heating, emergency care line facilities, a security entry phone system, lift and stairs to all floors, a communal residents lounge and landscaped garden. There is also a guest suite on site, which is bookable in advance.
General Remarks
The property is Leasehold with vacant possession. Annual service charges per six months are £1, 228.42 and include building insurance, water and drainage, window cleaning, communal electricity and cleaning of common areas. Poundbury service charge (manco) is £100 approx, and ground rent payable per six months is £231.39.
Local Authorities
West Dorset District Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UZ Tel:

Important notice. Parkers notify that:
- All sales particulars are prepared to the best knowledge and information supplied/obtained and exist to give a fair representation of the property. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Sales particulars should not be relied upon or used as a statement of fact
- All measurements are approximate. Text, photographs and plans are for guidance purposes only and not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning: Building regulation or other consent. Parkers have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
DT1 Zed-Index
£260,324 £381,173 £271,682 £233,580 £175,800

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Value change
£9,490 (3.78%) £17,147 (7.05%) £8,806 (3.50%) £18,944 (7.85%) £21,588 (9.04%) £13,539 (5.49%) £35,887 (15.99%)
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Avg. price paid: £237,091
No. of property sales: 391
Avg. price paid: £242,510
No. of property sales: 1,125
Avg. price paid: £234,018
No. of property sales: 1,896
Avg. price paid: £232,061
No. of property sales: 2,593
Avg. price paid: £169,453
No. of property sales: 8,169

Avg. asking price in DT1: £254,018
No. of properties for sale in DT1: 215
Avg. asking rent in DT1: £1,466 pcm
No. of properties to rent in DT1: 62

Property value data/graphs for DT1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £381,173 £264 3.6 £338,269
Semi-detached £271,682 £240 3.3 £250,564
Terraced £233,580 £247 2.9 £225,672
Flats £175,800 £259 1.8 £183,479

Current asking prices in DT1

Avg. current asking prices in DT1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £131,250
(4)
£205,682
(17)
£266,144
(33)
£407,647
(32)
£453,458
(13)
Flats £131,829
(31)
£204,770
(58)
£299,833
(6)
- -
All £131,763
(35)
£204,977
(75)
£271,327
(39)
£407,647
(32)
£453,458
(13)

Current asking rents in DT1

Avg. current asking prices in DT1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £594 pcm
(1)
- £901 pcm
(8)
£1,388 pcm
(4)
£1,482 pcm
(3)
Flats £556 pcm
(9)
£775 pcm
(12)
£1,452 pcm
(1)
£1,001 pcm
(1)
-
All £560 pcm
(10)
£775 pcm
(12)
£962 pcm
(9)
£1,310 pcm
(5)
£1,482 pcm
(3)

Fun facts for DT1

Highest value in DT1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
West Walks £648,253
Herringston Road £530,217
St. John Way £504,282
Alington Avenue £492,086
Holmead Walk £471,147
Highest turnover in DT1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Woodlands Crescent 50.0%
Harewood Road 50.0%
Thornhill Close 50.0%
Whitecross Square 50.0%
Brookhouse Street 47.1%

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Nearby transport

  • Dorchester West (0.7 miles)
  • Dorchester South (0.9 miles)
  • Upwey (4.4 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (41.9 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (47.8 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (50.8 miles)
  • Weymouth Ferry Terminal (7.2 miles)
  • Poole Ferry Terminal (20.3 miles)
  • Poole Quay Ferry Landing (20.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Damers First School (0.4 miles)
  • Dorchester Middle School (0.5 miles)
  • The Prince of Wales First School (0.6 miles)
  • The Thomas Hardye School (0.3 miles)
  • Dorchester Learning Centre (1.3 miles)
  • Kingston Maurward College (2.4 miles)
  • Westfield Technology College (4.8 miles)
  • Wyvern School (4.8 miles)
  • Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (11.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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    0.14 miles from this property
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    Unit C Great Western House, Great Western Industrial Centre, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1RD
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    01305 269806
    6 Maud Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 2LW
    0.18 miles from this property
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    24a Edward Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 2HL
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    13-14 Princes Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1TW
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    6 Trinity Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1TU
    0.24 miles from this property
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    01305 260407
    15 Louise Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 2LT
    0.24 miles from this property
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    01305 262918
    5 South Terrace, South Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1DE
    0.25 miles from this property
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    01305 267120
    1a South Terrace, South Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1DE
    0.25 miles from this property
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    31 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UP
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    49 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UT
    0.27 miles from this property
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    18a High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UW
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    46 Cambridge Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 2LS
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    01305 756401
    53 Cambridge Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 2LS
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    01305 265425
    17 Maumbury Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1QN
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    01305 266535
    24 High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EZ
    0.39 miles from this property
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    49 Queens Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 2EP
    0.39 miles from this property
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    01305 266677
    2 Treves Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 2HD
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    Unit E4 Marabout Industrial Estate, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1YA
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    01305 264951
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    0.45 miles from this property

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