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Butts Pond, Sturminster Newton - £240,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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NO ONWARD CHAIN***THREE BEDROOMS***TWO BATHROOMS***PARKING***GOOD SIZE PRIVATE GARDEN***LARGE KITCHEN/DINING ROOM***TOWN CENTRE LOCATION***A charming well presented semi detached cottage, offered for sale with the bonus of no onward chain and ideally located just a stone's throw from the centre of the popular market town of Sturminster Newton. The cottage dates to 1855 and has been a much loved family home to our sellers for the last twenty three years. During this time it has been maintained to a high standard and improved with the addition of a rear double storey extension providing the sitting room, master bedroom and main bathroom. In addition a stylish contemporary combined kitchen and dining room has been created, which is fitted with plenty of storage cupboards and has the possibility to open up the fireplace. In addition, the property benefits from uPVC double glazing and has gas fired central heating. A viewing is necessary to really appreciate this lovely, well proportioned home and its easy to use layout.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

The main entrance lies to the side of the property. Part glazed uPVC door opens into a good sized welcoming entrance hall. Recessed ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Radiator with cover. Power points. Ceramic tile effect laminate flooring. Natural wood panelled door to the cloakroom, uPVC stable door with inset glass pane and pane glass doors to the kitchen/dining room and to the:-

Sitting Room (4.83m'' x 3.58m'' / 15'10'' x 11'9'')

Window overlooking the side drive and French doors opening out to the paved alfresco entertainment area. Recessed ceiling lights. Two radiators. Power, telephone and television points.

Kitchen/Dining Room (5.18m x 5.03m'' / 17' x 16'6'')

Maximum measurements - Two windows with deep sills to the roadside and window with deep tiled sill overlooking the drive. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator. Power, telephone and television points. Ceramic tile effect laminate flooring. Fitted with a range of floor to ceiling storage cupboards, pull out larder rack and cupboard housing the boiler. Floor cupboards, separate drawer units and wall shelves. Solid wood work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine. Built in double electric oven and ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Space for fridge/freezer. Stairs rising to the first floor with storage cupboard under.


Obscured glazed window to the drive side. Ceiling light. Radiator. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splash back. Low level WC with economy flush facility. Ceramic tile effect laminate flooring.

Boot Room

Space for appliances. Power points. Coat hooks. Wood effect vinyl flooring. Door to further covered area leading out to the rear garden.

First Floor


Stairs rise to the first floor where there is landing and further landing that could be used as a study area. Skylight to the side. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Radiator. Central heating thermostat. Power and telephone points. Natural wood panelled doors to all rooms.

Master Bedroom (4.83m'' x 3.91m'' / 15'10'' x 12'10'')

Window overlooking the garden. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator. Power points. Door to the:-

En-Suite Shower Room

Skylight to the side. Part sloping ceiling. Recessed ceiling lights. Extractor fan. Radiator. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC with economy flush facility. Corner tiled shower cubicle. Slate tile effect vinyl flooring.

Bedroom Two (5.16m'' x 2.41m'' / 16'11'' x 7'11'')

Window with deep sill to the front roadside. Ceiling light Radiator. Power points.

Bedroom Three (3.45m'' x 2.49m'' / 11'4'' x 8'2'')

Window with deep sill to the drive side. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points.


Skylight to the side elevation. Partly sloping ceiling. Recessed ceiling light and a combination light/extractor fan. Radiator. Suite consisting of low level WC with economy flush facility, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splash back and bath with mixer tap and shower attachment plus folding screen. Slate tiled effect vinyl flooring.



To the side of the property there is gravelled parking for two cars with double timber gates opening to a further gravelled area providing additional parking. The remainder of the rear is laid to lawn with a large paved entertainment area. There is also an outside tap and useful timber shed. The garden is fully enclosed, enjoying good privacy and a sunny aspect.


From the Sturminster Newton Office

At the traffic lights turn onto Old Market Hill. Turn left at the next set of lights heading towards Shaftesbury. The property will be found on the left hand side, after Harts and is the last cottage before turning left into Butts Pond.