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Guide price


(£840.41/sq. ft)

Property for sale

Church Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1

1 bath
3 receptions
589 sq. ft

Local area information

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Sunninghill Preparatory School 0.2 miles
  • Dorchester South 0.4 miles
  • Dorchester West 0.4 miles
  • St Mary's Catholic First School, Dorchester 0.5 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Investment/Conversion Opportunity (STPP)
  • 3/4 bedrooms
  • Ground floor retail shop (589 sq ft/ 54.73sq m)
  • Central Dorchester location
  • Secluded courtyeard garden and terraced garden
  • Two allocated parking spaces
  • Council Tax Band: C
  • Rateable Value: £6,600
A double fronted period property set in the heart of the county town with with potential for conversion (STPP).

The Property

This 3 storey, 4 bedroom property sits in the heart of Dorchester County Town, is a character property with modernised features and has a retail shop (589 sq ft) on the ground floor with the potential of conversion (STPP).

The property accommodation comprises; Entrance hall, dining room leading through to the snug with fireplace and sliding doors to the rear of the property. Stairs rise to the first floor where you are welcomed with a large landing area, for additional seating. More stairs lead to the open plan kitchen/sitting room, with integrated fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, induction cooker with oven, grill, hob and extractor hood over. An extended breakfast divides the kitchen and sitting room, this is a light and bright spacious room. The family bathroom is on this floor with bath, separate shower, w/c and wash basin. An airing cupboard provides additional storage. This floor accommodates 3 double bedrooms. Bedroom 1 is a larger room with built-in storage.

The second floor hosts a large, open plan loft room, divided into two, with a living space and bedroom.

The shop accommodation comprises; Separate entrance to the main shop front, an additional shop room with built-in cupboard and wash basin, utility room and WC. There is potential to convert the ground floor shop to residential property, subject to planning permission. There is access to the rear garden from the back of the ground floor shop.


The property benefits from rear access to the garden from both the shop and ground floor property, leading out to a secluded courtyard garden, perfect for alfresco dining. There is a beautifully landscaped garden, laid to lawn with a pond and small water feature, boarded with flowers and shrubs. On a higher level of the garden is a summer house also providing outside storage. There are currently no stairs that allow access to the garden from the courtyard and improved access will need to be formed.

The property further benefits from a large outside store and two allocated parking spaces detached from the property.


Dorchester provides a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities including a leisure Centre, library, restaurants, cafe/bars and cinemas all of which are within close proximity.

The property falls within the catchment area of a number of highly regarded schools. There are numerous sports clubs around the town catering for cricket, rugby, football, tennis and golf. The Jurassic Coastline is just a few miles to the South with some sandy beaches. Water sports are available along the coast of Weymouth/Portland. Dorchester South and West train stations provide services to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads respectively.

The A35 gives good access to Poole and Bournemouth and the cross-channel ferries at Poole and Weymouth.


Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.

Local Authority

Dorset Council Council Tax Band: C
Rateable Value: £6,600 (will qualify for 100% rates relief for qualifying parties)

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