Northernhay, Dorchester

4 Bed House - Detached

Key Points

Reception Rooms

Price guide £565,000

Property Overview

This impressive detached, CHARACTERFUL four storey family home is ideally situated within close proximity to Dorchester town centre. The original part of this delightful Victorian residence boasts an abundance of character and enjoys features indicative of that period. The property has been sympathetically extended to create a wonderfully light and spacious family home, enjoying an elegant and stylish feel whilst incorporating and celebrating the original features on offer. In addition the property benefits from ample off road parking together with attractive gardens to both the side and rear. EPC rating E.
Property Description


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

The property offers a wealth of living accommodation comprising a sitting room which enjoys generous dimensions and receives plentiful natural light. The room is tastefully finished in neutral décor, offers wooden flooring and features an ornate decorative central fireplace. Also situated on the ground floor is a delightful snug and a wonderfully spacious living room, a versatile room that is currently utilised as a studio, that enjoys a dual aspect. A separate dining room located on the lower ground floor provides additional living accommodation.

The kitchen enjoys a social ambience and lends itself perfectly to modern living, fitted with a selection of integral appliances and a comprehensive range of bespoke wall and base level units that provide ample storage options with work surface over. The room is finished with tiled flooring and offers a door that provides direct access to the garden. A utility room provides further work surface and sink unit.

Situated on the first floor are three bedrooms. The impressive principal bedroom is well appointed, offering a dressing area fitted with a selection of built in wardrobes and benefiting from en-suite facilities. Serving the remaining bedrooms is the family bathroom, fitted with a suite comprising a low level wc, a wash hand basin and a panel enclosed bath with shower attachment over. There is a further bedroom situated on the second floor that offers ample walk in eaved storage and an additional bathroom.

Externally there is an enclosed garden to the rear that extends to the side of the property. The garden is laid predominately to lawn and houses a wide variety of mature trees, plants and shrubs. A raised decked area provides the ideal space for alfresco dining whilst area of shingle to the front of the property provides off road parking for 2/3 cars.

Room Dimensions


5.18m max x 4.42m max (17'0" max x 14'06" max)

Dining Room

3.76m x 3.20m (12'04" x 10'06")

Sitting Room

4.42m x 3.66m (14'06" x 12'0")

Living Room

7.19m max x 2.97m max (23'07" max x 9'09" max)


3.66m x 2.74m (12'0" x 9'0")

Bedroom One

7.24m x 3.94m (23'09" x 12'11")

Bedroom Two

4.42m x 3.66m (14'06" x 12'0")

Bedroom Three

4.50m x 3.58m (14'09" x 11'09")

Bedroom Four

3.66m max x 2.74m (12'0" max x 9'0")

Agents Notes

Please note that there is restricted head height on the second floor


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