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PUBLISHED: 15:17 14 May 2014 | UPDATED: 15:22 14 May 2014

The Mount, Durlston Road

The Mount, Durlston Road


From the April 2014 edition of Dorset Magazine: The Mount, Durlston Road, Swanage

Built in 1908 this substantial and handsome five bedroom Edwardian property, less than half a mile from Swanage Beach, is full of beautiful original features such as leaded light windows, wood flooring and feature fireplaces. The house also offers tremendous views of the coast and sea. There is potential to extend accommodation on the second floor (subject to planning), while outside a detached coach house/garage currently offers a work shop and storage upstairs. This could easily be converted into an additional living space, office or artist’s studio. Situated on a generous corner plot with level lawns The Mount is surrounded by mature gardens. A private paved sun patio area, accessed from the kitchen, offers an ideal al fresco dining spot.

The ground floor comprises: entrance vestibule with terracotta tiling, sitting room, dining hall, drawing room with bow-fronted windows and glimpses of the sea, large kitchen/breakfast room opening onto secluded patio area, utility room and two WCs. The first floor has a master bedroom (with views towards Durlston Bay) and four further bedrooms, two of which have views of Old Harry rocks. There are two bathrooms and a separate WC. The top floor features a large sunny games room come office with views of the sea and Ballard Down.

Guide price: £950,000

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Agent: Savills (Canford Cliffs) 01202 708 888 or visit their wesbite

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