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Fortuneswell, Portland DT5

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Property features

  • Character portland stone cottage with interesting features
  • Exposed portland stone, stripped wood and fireplaces
  • Former bakery oven still in situ
  • Lobby
  • Lounge/dining room
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Passage study/workroom
  • 2 double bedrooms bathroom
  • Walled rear garden
  • Gas central heating

Property description

Character Portland Stone Cottage situated in Fortuneswell not far from the shops and bus route. The former bakery oven is still in situ in the kitchen and it has exposed Portland Stone walls, stripped wood and fireplaces. A passage on the ground floor leads to a study/workroom. Outside is a walled rear garden.


Front door to:-


Door to:-

Lounge/Dining Room (4.39m x 6.17m (14'5" x 20'3"))

Character room with windows to front and rear, open stone fireplace and fitted cupboards to the sides, feature exposed Portland Stone wall, exposed wood panelling to the sides of the stairs with under stair cupboard, radiator, stripped wood door to:-

Kitchen (4.34m x 2.21m average (14'3" x 7'3" average))

Irregular shaped room, range of fitted floor units with work surfaces and tiled surrounds, inset gas hob with electric oven below and cooker hood over, former bread oven with original oven door, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, plumbing for automatic washing machine, ceramic floor, door to:-


Leading to cloakroom and in turn steps up to:-

Study/Workroom (4.34m x 2.21m average (14'3" x 7'3" average))

Gas boiler, window to side, steps lead back down to door to garden

First Floor


Door to stairs to second floor, exposed wood panelling

Bedroom One (4.39m x 3.15m (14'5" x 10'4"))

Wood panel wall, over stairs cupboard, period fire surround with original cupboards to the sides, radiators

Bathroom (4.39m x 2.26m (14'5" x 7'5"))

White suite comprising panelled bath, corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled w.C., under stair cupboard, fitted original cupboard, radiator

Second Floor

Bedroom Two (4.80m x 4.39m (15'9" x 14'5"))

Double glazed window to rear, radiator, eaves storage


Walled rear garden laid to lawns, borders and mature trees

N.B. The owner has a parking permit to park adjacent to the Methodist Church at a cost of £20 per annum. We understand that this may be transferred to a new owner.

Council Tax

Band A

Property info

Floorplan(s): 14 Fortuneswell.Jpg

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Market activity
Average price paid £182,569 Sales 225 Current average value £210,968 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £13,428 ▲ 6.80%

Property value data/graphs for DT5

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £302,642 £227 3.4 £251,103
Semi-detached £222,183 £211 3.2 £200,423
Terraced £197,003 £216 2.9 £181,114
Flats £143,595 £284 1.9 £112,301

Current asking prices in DT5

Average: £194,069
Avg. current asking prices in DT5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £130,000
Flats £129,155
All £129,198

Current asking rents in DT5

Average: £769 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in DT5
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £600 pcm
£770 pcm
£1,162 pcm
£849 pcm
Flats £571 pcm
£749 pcm
£867 pcm
£849 pcm
All £574 pcm
£753 pcm
£1,082 pcm
£849 pcm

Fun facts for DT5

Highest value in DT5
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Sidon Mews £400,206
Castle Road £395,844
Sweet Hill Road £361,974
Pennsylvania Close £319,186
Portland Bill £308,672
Highest turnover in DT5
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Fancys Close 42.3%
Montrose Close 39.4%
Barlands Close 36.4%
Rushetts Close 36.4%
Clements Lane 35.7%

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Nearby transport

  • Weymouth (4.0 miles)
  • Upwey (6.3 miles)
  • Dorchester South (10.4 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (30.4 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (44.4 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (54.6 miles)
  • Weymouth Ferry Terminal (3.4 miles)
  • Poole Ferry Terminal (22.2 miles)
  • Poole Quay Ferry Landing (22.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St George's Community Primary School (1.1 miles)
  • Wyke Regis Church of England Junior School (3.0 miles)
  • Wyke Regis Infant School and Nursery (3.0 miles)
  • Weymouth College (4.5 miles)
  • The Thomas Hardye School (10.4 miles)
  • Kingston Maurward College (11.2 miles)
  • Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (2.1 miles)
  • All Saints' Church of England School, Weymouth (3.0 miles)
  • Budmouth College (4.3 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£956 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 18,495
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £665 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £10/mo (£123/yr)
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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.

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Gas £42 Electricity £50 Estimated energy cost £92/mo

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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: 15300 kWh/year
Electricity: 3900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Weymouth and Portland

Estimated tax band B Council tax cost £147 /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.


Supply £21 Sewerage £21 Estimated water cost £42 /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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