Athelstan Road, Dorchester

8 Bed House - Semi-Detached

Key Points

Reception Rooms


Property Overview

A substantial semi-detached mixed use property, situated within the county town of Dorchester. The property has been transformed and extended to create a business opportunity, being currently utilised as Bed and Breakfast accommodation comprising seven guest bedrooms, five benefiting from en-suite facilities, a sitting room, a breakfast room, a well appointed kitchen, a further reception room used for dining and entertaining, together with additional owner accommodation. Externally there is an enclosed garden and a forecourt to the front of the property that provides off road parking. Commercial EPC rating B.


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. Two cinemas, several museums, History centre, leisure centre, weekly market, many excellent restaurants and public houses and riverside walks. The catchment schools are highly rated and very popular with those in and around the Dorchester area. Doctor’s, dentist surgeries and the Dorset County Hospital are close by. There are major train links to London Waterloo, Bristol Temple Meads and Weymouth and other coastal towns and villages, and a regular bus routes to adjoining towns.

Key Features

Victorian three storey property currently utilised as Bed and Breakfast accommodation.

Seven guest bedrooms, five benefiting from en-suite facilities.

Three reception rooms comprising a sitting room, a breakfast room and a dining/entertaining room.

Well appointed modern kitchen.

Additional bathroom and separate WC.

Owners accommodation comprising an office and a bedroom suite with separate dressing room and en-suite facilities.

Enclosed garden to the rear that offers areas of lawn and paving that provide the ideal space for relaxing.

A forecourt to the front of the property provides off road parking.

Room Dimensions

Sitting Room

4.95m x 4.88m (16'03" x 16'0")

Breakfast Room

3.89m x 3.10m (12'09" x 10'02")


4.85m x 3.63m (15'11" x 11'11")

Dining/Entertaining Room

8.59m x 4.57m (28'02" x 15'0")

Bedroom One

5.82m x 3.25m (19'01" x 10'08")

Dressing Room

3.78m x 3.15m (12'05" x 10'04")


3.48m x 2.13m (11'05" x 7'0")

Bedroom Two

3.89m x 3.07m (12'09" x 10'01")

Bedroom Three

4.93m x 4.88m (16'02" x 16'0")

Bedroom Four

3.68m x 3.00m (12'01" x 9'10")

Bedroom Five

4.39m x 3.28m (14'05" x 10'09")

Bedroom Six

4.88m x 3.91m (16'0" x 12'10")

Bedroom Seven

4.01m x 3.18m (13'02" x 10'05")

Bedroom Eight

3.73m x 2.72m (12'03" x 8'11")

Agents Notes

There is an additional section of land housing three lodges which can be purchased by separate negotiation.


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating

Local Authorities

Dorset Council
County Hall
Colliton Park

Tel: 01305 211970

We are advised that the council tax band is E


Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Parkers Property Consultants and Valuers Tel: 01305 340860

COVID-19 - Please note that viewings can only be offered to clients in a position to proceed to purchase and are undertaken with strict safety measures in place.

No EPC found