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Grove Lane, Stalbridge, Sturminster Newton - £400,000 For Sale

Property Details

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A fabulous opportunity to purchase a charming detached home with flexible accommodation offering two/three bedrooms and presented to the market with no onward chain. This delightful home is located within the conservation area, close to the historic Gold Street and just a short walk to the main high street of the town where there is an award winning independent supermarket, family run butchers, post office and dentist surgeries. There is also a highly rated primary school and library. The property was once the town's doctor surgery with the receptionist accommodation above and previously part of the property was the stable block of the neighbouring Knapp House. The property offers well proportioned comfortable accommodation with scope to enhance and mark it with one's own taste and will certainly meet a host of potential buyers' needs - from those looking for a permanent home to those looking for a weekend retreat or even as a holiday let. Viewing is essential to truly appreciate this special home as well as its outside space and surroundings.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Part glazed uPVC front door opens into the entrance hall. Ceiling light. Part wood panelled walls. Part glazed door to the kitchen/dining room, door to the workshop and shallow step up and door into the:-

Sitting Room (4.27m x 6.73m'' / 14' x 22'1'')

Slightly irregular shaped - maximum measurements. Two windows with deep sills overlooking the rear garden and large patio doors opening to the side onto the garden. Exposed tongue and groove ceiling. Wall lights. Two radiators. Power and television points. Fitted with a range of display and storage shelves.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (4.72m'' x 3.73m'' / 15'6'' x 12'3'')

Maximum measurements - Window with deep sill and gas fired central heating boiler under to the rear and double doors opening out to the rear garden. Window overlooking the drive to the front. Ceiling light. Coved. Carbpn monoxide detector. Radiator. Part wood panelled walls. Central heating programmer. Power points. Fitted with a range of bespoke wood kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, separate drawer units and eye level cupboards. Good amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Two stainless steel sinks with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and for a slimline dishwasher. Space for fridge/freezer. Built in eye level gas oven and gas hob with chimney over. Vinyl flooring. Part glazed door to the:-

Inner Hall

Ceiling light. Central heating thermostat. Radiator. Power point. Stairs rising to the first floor with storage cupboard under. Folding door to the shower room and door to the:-

Formal Dining Room/Bedroom (4.90m'' x 3.18m'' / 16'1'' x 10'5'')

Boasting a double outlook with window to the side with deep sill and to the front plus double doors opening out to the drive. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and television points. Gas fire and carbon monoxide detector.

Shower Room

Obscured glazed window with deep tiled sill to the front elevation. Recessed ceiling light and tongue and groove style ceiling. Low level WC with economy flush facility. Radiator and chrome heated towel rail. Vanity style wash hand basin with mono tap, mirror and shaver socket over. Large walk in tiled shower cubicle. Tall storage cupboard with shelves. Tiled walls and floor.

First Floor


Stairs rise and return up to a bright galleried landing with velux window to the rear taking in a far reaching view over the Blackmore Vale. Partly sloping ceiling. Ceiling light. Linen cupboard fitted with slatted shelves. Doors to all rooms.

Master Bedroom (3.18m'' x 3.89m'' / 10'5'' x 12'9'')

Measurement excludes wardrobes. Window with deep sill to the side overlooking the garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Built in headboard. Built in wardrobes with hanging rails, drawers and overhead storage. Mirror with light over.

Bedroom Two (3.30m'' x 3.20m'' / 10'10'' x 10'6'')

Maximum measurement excludes the wardrobe. Window with tiled sill to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Built in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelves plus overhead storage.


Obscured glazed window with tiled sill to the front elevation. Recessed ceiling lights. Some restricted headroom. Fitted with a modern suite consisting of 'P' shaped bath with mixer tap and shower attachment plus tiling to surrounding walls, low level WC with economy flush facility and vanity style wash hand basin mono tap, mirror and shaver socket over. Radiator and chrome heated towel rail. Tiled walls. Vinyl flooring.


Workshop (3.56m'' x 4.39m'' / 11'8'' x 14'5'')

Window overlooking the drive and to the side with outlook over the garden plus double doors opening out to the garden - all with secondary glazing. Ceiling lights. Electrical consumer unit. Power points. Fitted with shelves and work benches.

Garage and Parking (4.80m'' x 3.78m'' / 15'9'' x 12'5'')

The property is approached from the lane onto a tarmacadam drive with parking for about three cars and partially enclosed by a stone wall. The garage has an electric remote controlled up and over door, light and power. Original flagstone floor. Door into the workshop.


The gardens are an absolute delight and lie to the rear and side of the cottage. Predominately laid to lawn with mature shrub and flower beds and a good sized paved seating area to the back of the cottage. The large garden enjoys a sunny aspect and good privacy to the rear.


From the Sturminster Newton Office

Leave Sturminster via Bridge Street at the traffic lights go over the bridge and turn right onto the A357. Continue on this road for approximately 5 miles turning left where Stalbridge is signposted. On entering Stalbridge continue past the petrol station onto Ring Street. Just after the turning fro Dike's supermarket turn left into Grove Lane. Go straight over into the continuation of Grove Lane. The property will be found on the right hand side just before Gold Street.