3 bedroom end-of-terrace house for sale

West Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5HE

£425,000 via Corbens, Swanage: 01929 501050

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This substantial end of terrace cottage, formerly local authority owned is situated in a popular residential area some 500 metres from the village square, castle ruins and open country. It is thought to have been built  during the 1930s and is of traditional cavity construction with a pebbledash finish under a pitched roof covered with slate tiles.

Whilst in need of a general update throughout, 58 West Street has the considerable advantage of a large garden. The property is subject to restrictive covenants which state that only one dwelling can be built on the land, however, in our opinion there is the possibility of creating a separate dwelling on the north-western side of the property, subject to consent and a variation of the restrictive covenant.

The quintessential village of Corfe Castle lies at the centre of the Isle of Purbeck and sits to the West of the seaside resort of Swanage (5 miles distant) with its fine, safe, sandy beach and the market town of Wareham a similar distance, which has main line rail links to London, Waterloo (approx 2.5 hours). Much of the area surrounding the village is classified as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty incorporating the Jurassic Coast, part of the World Heritage Coastline. 

The entrance hall welcomes you to this family home and leads through to the good sized living room with large picture window and tiles fire surround. Beyond, the kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of units, light worktops and integrated electric oven and hob. A good sized shower room (formerly fitted with a bath) and the glazed rear porch completes the accommodation on this level.

Living Room    4.71m x 3.68m (15'5" x 12'1")
Kitchen   4.01m x 3.07m (13'2" x 10'1")
Shower Room   2.95m max x 1.94m (9'8" max x 6'4")

On the first floor there are three bedrooms, two doubles and a single. Bedroom one is particularly spacious at the front of the property and has the benefit of a built-in cupboard. Bedroom two is also a good size double at the rear of the house and is accessed through the first floor shower room.

Bedroom 1    3.7m x 3.49m (12'1" x 11'5")
Bedroom 2   3.02m x 2.96m (9'11" x 9'8")
Bedroom 3   2.73m x 2.46m (8'11" x 8'1')
Shower Room    3.03m x 1.08m (9'11" x 3'6")

Outside, the property stands in a large garden and may offer scope to create a separate plot, subject to consent. It is mostly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders, timber chalet and garden shed. There is also a second tool shed of similar construction to the main property and a detached double garage accessed through West Street Car Park. It has light and power, and personal access to the rear garden.

Important Note: The sale of the property will be subject to an overage charge where any future redevelopment of the garden will have to pay 25% of the increase in value for a period of 10 years from completion.

SERVICES    Al mains services connected.

COUNCIL TAX   Band C - £2,087.07 for 2023/2024.

VIEWINGS   Must be accompanied and these are strictly by appointment through the Sole Agents, Corbens, . Postcode BH20 5HE.

Property Ref: COR1899                                             


Agent: Corbens, Swanage

Corbens, 41 Station Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1AD

Phone: 01929 501050