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Stour Lane, Stour Provost, Gillingham - £280,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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A charming detached bungalow offering flexible accommodation and occupying a lane side position on the outskirts of the desirable and tranquil village of Stour Provost. The village itself boasts a primary school and ancient church. For every day facilities the village of Marnhull is approximately two miles away where there are two general stores and post office, doctors' surgery with pharmacy and public houses. Also within easy reach is the "Udder Farm Shop" which sells locally produced meat, vegetables and bread and also has a restaurant. Further facilities may be found five miles away in Shaftesbury and Gillingham with a mainline train station is just four miles away. We believe that the property was built in the mid 1930's and has been the much cherished home of our sellers for nearly sixteen years during this time it has been maintained and improved with new electrics, re-plastering, new doors and skirting as well as a new bathroom suite and the creation of an en-suite shower room. The bungalow also benefits from uPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating via radiators. This delightful home enjoys a contemporary feel with the open plan living space and must be viewed to truly realise just what is on offer.



Porch and Entrance Hall

Stable door with inset glass pane opens into a useful porch to the rear of the property. Wall light and tiled floor. Step up to part glazed uPVC front door that opens into the hall.
Ceiling lights. Decorative arch. Access to the loft space with pull down ladder, part boarded and light. High level cupboard housing the electrics. Radiator. Oak flooring. Storage cupboard with louvre door. White panelled door and step down to the inner hall and white panelled doors to all bedrooms and opening to the:-

Sitting Room (3.25m'' x 4.45m'' / 10'8'' x 14'7'')

Measurement excludes the Bay window. Glazed door opening to useful storm porch to the front of the bungalow. Bay window with view over the garden. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Television connection. Open fireplace with timber surround, marble slip and hearth. Oak flooring. Opens into the:-

Kitchen (2.67m'' x 3.45m'' / 8'9'' x 11'4'')

Window to the side of the property. Recessed ceiling lights. Plenty of power points. Fitted with a range of light wood grain effect kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards - some with drawers, storage shelves and eye level cupboards. Good amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. One and half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Built in electric oven and ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Space for fridge/freezer. Oak flooring.

Master Bedroom (2.69m'' x 3.15m'' / 8'10'' x 10'4'')

Measurement excludes the dressing area. Window to the side aspect. Ceiling light. Picture rail. Radiator. Power points. Fitted wardrobe with sliding doors, hanging rail and shelves. Step down to dressing area - Window to the rear. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power point. Double louvre doors to the:-

En-Suite Shower Room

Window into the porch. Recessed ceiling lights. Extractor fan. Corner tiled shower cubicle. Wash hand basin with mono tap. Low level WC with economy flush facility. Chrome heated towel rail. Tiled floor.

Bedroom Two (3.12m'' x 3.15m'' / 10'3'' x 10'4'')

Window with view over the front garden. Ceiling light. Picture rail. Radiator. Power points. Fitted double wardrobe with sliding doors, hanging rails and shelves.

Bedroom Three/Study (2.03m'' x 2.51m'' / 6'8'' x 8'3'')

Window to the side aspect. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator. Power points.

Inner Hall

Window to the side. Recessed ceiling lights. Central heating programmer. Radiator. White panelled door to the:-


Obscured glazed window to the side elevation. Recessed ceiling lights. Useful tiled shelf. Part wood panelled walls and tiled splash back. Modern suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin with mono tap and wall mounted tilting mirror and shaver light and point over, low level WC and bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Wall mounted chrome heated towel rail. Tiled floor.


Garage (6.50m'' x 3.66m / 21'4'' x 12')

Up and over door, window to the side and door opening to the opposite side. Light and power. Work surface with stainless sink, floor cupboard under and space and plumbing for a washing machine. Radiator and rafter storage.


The property is approached from Quarry Close via a five bar gate opening to the drive where there is space to park at least two cars. To one side of the drive there is a grassed area with timber shed and greenhouse. Paths to either side of the property lead to the main garden, which lies to the front of the property. The oil tank and boiler are located to one side of the property. The front garden enjoys a sunny and private aspect being mostly laid to lawn and planted with a variety of shrubs, trees and flowers. A gate opens to steps leading down to the lane.


From the Gillingham Office

Leave via Newbury onto New Road heading towards Sturminster Newton and East Stour. At the crossroads with the A30 proceed straight over. Take a left turn heading towards Stour Provost Primary School and the property will be found on your left hand side just after the turning to Quarry Close. Please turn into Quarry Close and bear to the right. The bungalow's drive is the second to last one on the right.