Old Quarry Close is a unique development of 9 BRAND NEW INDIVIDUAL VILLAGES HOMES constructed by East Boro Housing Trust, in partnership with Dorset Council, to a particularly high standard specification by Parsons & Joyce, a well known Dorset based building company. Completed in the Spring of 2020, 1 Old Quarry Close has been traditionally built with elevations of purbeck stone, cement render and features of shiplap, all under a natural slate hipped roof.
SITUATED ADJACENT TO ABBASCOMBE COTTAGES, PLANNING PERMISSION WAS GRANTED AS AN EXCEPTION SITE FOR AFFORDABLE HOMES FOR LOCAL PEOPLE, AND IS NOT AVAILABLE TO PURCHASERS IN THE OPEN MARKET. OWNERSHIP WILL BE GIVEN TO PEOPLE WITH A STRONG CONNECTION TO THE PARISH OF WORTH MATRAVERS AND CONSIDERATION MAY ALSO BE GIVEN TO PEOPLE WITH A STRONG CONNECTION TO THE ADJACENT PARISHES, AND LASTLY CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE WHO LIVE IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET. Of the nine homes constructed 5 will be rented and 4 are for sale, there is a detached 1 bedroom bungalow and three 2 bedroom houses. These properties will be sold to local people at 75% of the market value, with a covenant insuring that any re-sales are also to local people at 75% of the current market value at the time.
1 Old Quarry Close is enclosed from the road by a high purbeck stone wall and close boarded fencing. Situated in an outstanding location on the south side of the village road, the property has an OUTSTANDING VIEW OF THE CLIFF TOPS, ENGLIGH CHANNEL AND ADJOINS OPEN FARMLAND TO THE REAR. Worth Matravers is a small village about 4 miles from the popular town of Swanage on the Jurassic coast, about 40 minutes' drive of the major East Dorset towns of Poole and Bournemouth. Benefits include electric heating by radiators, pressurised hot water system, and quality UPVC double glazed windows and doors throughout.
A covered entrance way leads to a 'L' shaped entrance hallway with access to loft and a large walk-in airing cupboard and drying room (with electric boiler and pressurised hot water system). The double aspect living room has a superb sea view with a door to terrace and garden. A well fitted modern kitchen comprises of post formed working surfaces, stainless steel sink, base cupboards and drawers, matching wall cabinets, Zanussi single oven, Zanussi 4-burner hob with extractor, space for washing machine, and space for fridge/freezer. There is spacious bedroom which has a generous built-in wardrobe cupboard, and a bathroom comprising a modern panelled bath with mixer handspray shower and screen, pedestal basin, low level WC, and quality flooring. Outside, from the village road a pavioured driveway leads between numbers 6 & 7 Old Quarry Close into a large, pavioured courtyard and turning area with open fronted car ports (1 of which will be allocated to the property).
A paved walkway leads to number 1 which is accessible by a latched gate. There is a rectangular area of lawn with paved pathways. THIS IS A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A 1 BEDROOM DETACHED BUNAGLOW IN A MAGNIFICENT LOCATION.
Directions: From Corfe Castle, proceed towards Swanage for about half a mile. Turn right, signposted to Langton Matravers. After about half a mile, you will see the Scot Arms on the right hand side, the road bears left, and after 1 mile, take the turning on the right to Worth Matravers. Follow the road into Worth Matravers, at the junction, turn left and Old Quarry Close is on the right hand side.
Council Tax Band: C
EPC Rating: C
Viewing: By prior arrangement through CHRISTOPHER BATTEN