1 Market House, Market Place, Sturminster Newton DT10 1AS   01258 473030   |    2 The Centre, High Street, Gillingham SP8 4AB   01747 824547

Front Street, East Stour, Gillingham - £260,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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PROCEEDABLE BUYERS ONLY * NO CHAIN * REQUIRING MODERNISATION * THREE BED SEMI DETACHED COTTAGE * RURAL SETTING * DOUBLE GARAGE * PARKING FOR 4/5 CARS * GARDEN. A delightful semi detached character cottage adjoining open countryside and offering adaptable accommodation. The property lies on the fringe of the village of East Stour. We believe that the original part of the cottage dates back around three hundred years and was at one point thatched with an historic single storey addition to the back of the cottage. The property benefits from wholly owned solar panels providing hot water, uPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating via radiators. A viewing is definitely needed to really appreciate this home and its potential.


Ground Floor

Dining Room (3.28m'' x 3.63m'' / 10'9'' x 11'11'')

A timber panelled door opens into the dining room. Window with seat under to the front with view of the garden. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Radiator. Power points. Recess with shelves. Ceramic tile effect laminate flooring. Stairs rising to the first floor with recess under. Arch to the sitting room and panelled door to the:-

Kitchen (3.20m'' x 2.59m'' / 10'6'' x 8'6'')

Enjoying a double aspect with window to the front and overlooking the drive to the side - both with deep sills. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Some exposed brick walls. Fitted with a range of modern wood grain effect kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers, bottle storage racks and eye level cupboards with open ended display shelves plus pelmet lighting above. Good amount of wood effect work surfaces. One and half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and for a dishwasher. Built in double electric oven and ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Ceramic tile effect laminate flooring.

Sitting Room (5.23m'' x 3.94m'' / 17'2'' x 12'11'')

Boasting a triple aspect with windows to the sides and French doors with full height windows to either side opening to the decked seating area to the back of the property. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Television connection. Fireplace with timber mantel, tiled slip and hearth and wood burning stove. Laminate flooring. Door to the:-

Inner Hall

Glazed door to the side opening to the rear garden. Ceiling light. High level cupboard housing the electrics. Coat hooks. Radiator. Telephone point. Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, oil fired central heating boiler and programmer plus power and telephone point. Laminate flooring. Doors to the bathroom and to the:-

Bedroom Two (3.35m x 3.33m'' / 11' x 10'11'')

Step up from the hall. Window to the front with seat under and window to the rear with deep sill. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Television connection. Laminate flooring.


Window with view over the rear garden to fields beyond. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Chrome heated towel rail. Suite consisting of low level WC with economy flush facility, 'P' shaped walk in bath with mixer tap and 'Spa' shower over plus full height tiling to surroundings walls and a floating wash hand basin with mono tap. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor.

First Floor


Skylight to the front elevation. Ceiling light. Sliding door to the shower room and doors to both bedrooms.

Master Bedroom (2.87m'' x 5.54m'' / 9'5'' x 18'2'')

Maximum measurements - Window to the side with view of the fields opposite. Skylight to the rear. Part sloping ceiling. Ceiling light. Power points. Television connection. Triple pine wardrobe with hanging rails. Two sets of double doors opening to eaves storage. Door opening to a large loft storage space with boarding, power and light.

Bedroom Three (3.05m x 3.33m'' / 10' x 10'11'')

Window to the rear with views over the adjoining countryside. Wall lights. Exposed timber beam. Radiator. Power points.

Shower Room

Skylight to the rear elevation. Shaver light and point. Mirror fronted bathroom cabinet. Radiator. Low level WC. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Useful tiled shelf. Extractor fan. Tiled shower cubicle. Cork effect tiled floor.


Two Single Garages (4.88m x 2.72m'' each / 16' x 8'11'' each)

Up and over doors, light and power. Fitted with work benches.


The property is approached from the road onto a gravelled drive with space to park about five cars. The front garden is enclosed by a low wall and laid mostly to lawn with shrub and flower beds, cherry tree and a working well. A gate to the side of the house opens to the rear garden. This has a decked seating area immediately to the back of the house with the remainder of the garden laid to lawn. The garden adjoins open fields and has a sunny aspect.


From the Gillingham Office

Leave Gillingham via Newbury turning right at the lights heading towards Sturminster Newton. Go passed the 'Crown' Inn on your right and round the bend. Continue through the village and at the crossroads turn left heading towards Shaftesbury. The property is the first one on the right hand side after the Udder Farm Shop.