Preston Road, Preston, Weymouth DT3


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  • Bedrooms: 7
A substantial detached house, located in this desirable position of Preston with easy access to Overcombe Beach. The property has a high quality fitted kitchen, two reception rooms, two bathrooms and two shower rooms, two self contained annexes offering income potential, extensive private gated parking, landscaped gardens with a swim spa and a range of outbuildings including a barbeque lodge, all set on approximately 0.38 of an acre. Early viewing is highly recommended strictly by appointment through the selling agents.

The PropertyConstructed in 1959 with brick faced elevations, this unique property has been subject to complete refurbishment and modernisation by the current owners. In addition to the main house, there are two fully equipped annexes which provide double office and gym space, perfect for working remotely. In their current use they can provide flexible and additional accommodation for visitors and additional family members. There is also the opportunity for excellent letting income potential (either as separate units or included with the main house) Holiday letting figures can be available upon request.

The house is entered through a stained glass front door into a stunning hallway with a sweeping curved staircase. On your left is a stylish triple aspect sitting room which features a south facing bay window, a feature fireplace and Heta Scan-Line soap stone multi fuel stove with baking oven, and French doors opening to the rear.

From the hallway to the right hand side a door leads to an open plan family room, and kitchen/diner with an extensive range of fitted high gloss base and wall units with quartz work surfaces, two tall fridge freezers, integrated Bosch' dishwasher, integrated Neff' washer/dryer, and professional dual fuel Range Master cooker.

The main staircase leads to a spacious landing and three of the upstairs bedrooms. Two further bedrooms (bedroom three and five (cot room) can also be accessed from this staircase or via a separate spiral staircase leading from the family room below. The main bedroom has the benefit of an en-suite bathroom with a well-appointed suite and separate shower cubicle.

Outside much thought has been given to the clever positioning of fencing and external entrances so all parts of the property benefit from privacy.

Sun decks provide key spaces to enjoy outdoor living whenever the sun is shining. Double gates lead to a gravelled parking area with six designated parking bays that can accommodate various sized vehicles. A second set of internal gates lead to an additional secured parking area suitable for further vehicles and would accommodate a motor home, boat etc.

There are multiple outbuildings which provide storage spaces, a smart timber barbeque lodge complete with bunk beds, lighting and power which sets the scene to provide all year round entertaining. The newly installed salt water system swim spa can provide both an invigorating daily swim as well as a relaxing spa session for the whole family.

The gardens have been designed to be low maintenance yet include numerous mature trees as well as multiple fruit bearing trees and shrubs like (apple, pear, cherry and blueberry).

The grounds have been attractively landscaped with paved patios and terracing with gravel borders. To the front is a further substantial decking area ideal for al-fresco dining. Preston Brook runs through the rear garden providing an air of tranquillity at the back of the property. A professional built and insulated double dog kennel is situated on the rear deck which is fenced securely providing and outdoor run and leads to a useful toilet area.

The property is set within the much sought after Preston area approximately two miles to the North east of Weymouth town centre and picturesque harbour side and seafront. Also close to excellent local amenities including a chemist, doctor's surgery, delicatessen, general store/post office with mini supermarket, public houses all which are within easy walking distance of the property. The picturesque village of Sutton Poyntz is a short distance with an attractive duck pond, pub/restaurant with good access to surrounding countryside walking routes. The Mill House and Sutton Mill in the centre of the village were both used by Thomas Hardy in his novel the Trumpet Major' as the setting for Overcombe. Sutton Poyntz is a designated conservation area and an area of outstanding natural beauty@

The coastal resort of Weymouth is within easy reach and provides the opportunity to enjoy a range of sailing and water sport activities, with beaches at Overcombe, Greenhill and Weymouth within walking distance. There is also access nearby to walks from which the stunning scenery along the Jurassic Coastline can be enjoyed.

The County Town of Dorchester is about 5 miles away and offers a comprehensive range of shops as well as cultural, educational and recreational facilities including golf at Came Down (3 miles).

Both Weymouth and Dorchester also provide main line rail links to London Waterloo and Bristol Temple Meads which includes services from nearby Upwey station (2 miles).


From Dorchester, take the A354 south towards Weymouth for approximately 4 miles. Take the 2nd exit at the Veasta roundabout sign posted Preston. Follow the road for approximately 2 miles and at Chalbury roundabout take the third exit, and the property will be found 100 yards along on the right- hand side of the road.


Main gas, electric, water and drainage.

Gas fired central heating system.

Local Authority

Dorset Council: Notes/ Lease details


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