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Hillside, Manston, Sturminster Newton - £228,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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***OFFERED WITH NO ONWARD CHAIN***LARGE GARDEN***THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS***Boasting an elevated position and enjoying some fabulous views over Dorset's rolling countryside is this delightful semi detached family home occupying a good sized plot in this popular village. This lovely house has been a very much cherished home to our selling family and this is the first time that it is being offered for sale on the open market. The property benefits from well proportioned bright rooms with an easy to use layout that will certainly meet a great many potential buyers' needs and retains some original features, such as the tiled fireplaces, original internal doors and the main front door. In addition, the property also has gas fired central heating and uPVC double glazed windows plus there is also the potential to further enhance the property by incorporating the outbuilding. A viewing is a must to really appreciate this wonderful home and its surroundings with the village of Child Okeford and the market town of Sturminster Newton just a few miles away.


Ground Floor

Porch and Entrance Hall

The main entrance is found to the side of the house. Sliding door opens into a useful porch with an original part glazed door opening into a bright and welcoming entrance. Window overlooking the rear garden and window into the porch. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Coat hooks. Central heating thermostat. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Stairs rising to the first floor with storage cupboard under. Original doors to all rooms.

Sitting Room (4.70m'' x 3.61m'' / 15'5'' x 11'10'')

Double aspect with window to the front enjoying countryside views in the distance and to the side. Ceiling light. Picture rail. Two radiators. Power points. Television connection.

Dining Room (3.48m'' x 3.61m'' / 11'5'' x 11'10'')

Window to the front with rural views in the distance. Ceiling light. Picture rail. Radiator. Power points. An original style tiled fireplace.

Kitchen (3.00m'' x 2.59m'' / 9'10'' x 8'6'')

Window with outlook to the rear and into the covered area. Ceiling light. Carbon monoxide detector. High level cupboard housing the electrical consumer unit. Wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler. Under stairs recess with window and shelf. Fitted with a range of kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers, tray space and eye level cupboards. Work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for slot in cooker. Space for two under counter appliances. Radiator. Power points. Vinyl flooring.

First Floor


Stairs rise up and return to a galleried landing with window to the rear and boasting field views. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Access to the loft space. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, fitted with slatted shelves and the central heating programmer. Original doors to all rooms.

Master Bedroom (4.06m'' x 3.61m'' / 13'4'' x 11'10'')

Maximum measurements. Window to the front and taking in some wonderful views. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. An original style tiled fireplace.

Bedroom Two (3.51m'' x 3.15m'' / 11'6'' x 10'4'')

Two windows to the side aspect with partial countryside view. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.

Bedroom Three (2.49m'' x 2.64m'' / 8'2'' x 8'8'')

Window overlooking the rear garden and adjoining fields. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points.

Shower Room

Obscured glazed window to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Radiator. Modern suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin with swan neck mixer tap and mirror fronted bathroom cabinet over, walk in tiled shower cubicle and low level WC with economy flush facility. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor.



The property is approach via a short flight of steps leading up to a path providing access to the property. The front garden is laid to lawn and planted with rose bushes. The rear garden is laid to lawn, adjoins fields and offers an ideal opportunity to design to ones' own taste. There is also a purpose built shed with light and power (9'11'' x 7'10'') and a gardeners WC.


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. Continue through the village of Manston where the property will be found on the left hand side before the left hand bend.