Wessex Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
Barnes Lodge is a delightful development of 40 one and two bedroom retirement apartments for the over 60’s, located close to amenities (including hospital), transport links and the town centre.

The flat benefits from a 24-hour care line, house manager and there are guest facilities, a residents lounge, laundry room, wellness room, well-kept communal gardens and residents parking.

Residents have enjoyed various social events. These included coffee mornings, games evenings, lunch club, keep fit, and many other activities and day trips.

Access is gained via a communal entrance door accessed either by a coded entrance system or contactless key fob.

Located on the second floor, this spacious 2-bedroom apartment has accommodation comprising; an entrance hall with a large storage cupboard, W/C, and doors leading to the sitting room, shower room with white suite, together with two double bedrooms, with one benefitting from fitted wardrobes.

Off the sitting room is a well-appointed kitchen which has a range of white gloss floor and wall mounted units. Integrated appliances include an eye-level electric oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood over, and fridge/freezer.

Outside there are residents parking spaces and well-kept communal gardens bordered with a variety of flowers and shrubs. In addition, there is a bin store and electric mobility scooter charge point.

Lease details

125 years from 2014.

Age restriction 60 plus.

Service Charges

We have been advised that the service charge is £4,012 per annum and ground rent is £708 per annum (payable in two separate amounts twice a year).

The County town provides a good range of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities. There are numerous sports clubs around the town including cricket, rugby, football, tennis and golf. There are many footpaths and bridleways across the beautiful surrounding countryside.

The Jurassic Coastline is a few miles to the south with some sandy beaches, outstanding walks and the opportunity to enjoy a number of

water sports activities.

Nearby Brewery Square boasts a development with a variety of eateries, including Cote Brasserie, Wagamama, Zizzi, Pizza Express, Vivo Lounge, Nandos, Brewhouse & Kitchen and Costa. The square also includes a Premier Inn, an Odeon Cinema and multiple fashion retailers.The Dorset County Hospital is nearby.

Dorchester south and west train stations provide services to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads respectively.

Symonds & Sampson - Dorchester

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