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Duck Lane, Stalbridge, Sturminster Newton - £725,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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A beautifully presented and recently improved, substantial detached modern family home boasting five generously sized bedrooms, sitting in about a third of an acre and enjoying distant views of the Blackmore Vale from the first floor. The property is situated just a short walk to the well rated primary school and within a stone's throw of the high street of this desirable Dorset town. The property was built in the early1980s and has been the much loved home to our sellers for the last five and half years. During their time of ownership,they have spent a great deal of time and energy in creating a stylish and contemporary home that will unquestionably meet many potential purcahsers' needs.

Internally, the property has benefited from a reconfiguration on the ground floor providing a fabulous contemporary open plan dining room and kitchen, which is fitted with a country style range of soft closing kitchen units and granite and solid wood work surfaces, all the internal door have been replaced with oak doors, new carpets have been laid within the last two years and engineered oak flooring to the reception hall and kitchen/dining room plus Karndean to the conservatory floor. Most of the rooms have benefited from a redecoration and the facias and guttering have also been replaced. In addition, the property has dual zone central heating and wholly owned solar panels providing cheaper electricity. Outside, an additional garage has been added, extra parking created as well as a replacement wall. The property also offers the opportunity to create an annexe from the existing ground floor accommodation or by converting the garages.


Ground Floor

Reception Hall

Front door with full height window to one side opens into a bright, spacious and welcoming reception hall. Window to the side with views over the drive and front garden. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Coved. Central heating thermostat. Power and telephone points. Stairs rising to the first floor with storage cupboard under. Inset coir matting by the front door. Beautiful oak doors to all rooms.

Sitting Room (6.15m'' x 4.47m'' / 20'2'' x 14'8'')

Maximum measurement - Enjoying a double outlook with two windows to the side and large patio doors to the paved alfresco entertainment area and view over the garden. Recessed ceiling lights. Coved. Two radiators. Power and television points. Fireplace with timber mantel and part brick and stone surround - potential for an open fire.

Sitting Room Two/Study (2.90m'' x 3.25m'' / 9'6'' x 10'8'')

Window to the front and glazed door with full height window to one side opening to the side garden. Recessed ceiling lights. Coved. Radiator. Power, telephone and television points.

Dining Area (4.17m'' x 4.34m'' / 13'8'' x 14'3'')

Double part glazed oak doors open from the reception hall. Window with view over the attractive large, sunny rear garden. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator. Power points. Engineered oak flooring. Opens to the:-

Kitchen Area (5.99m'' x 3.56m'' / 19'8'' x 11'8'')

Window with outlook over the frontage. Recessed ceiling lights. Power points - some with USB connection. Fitted with a high quality range of soft closing country style kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, some with drawers, separate drawer units and eye level cupboards with counter lighting under. Generous amount of granite work surfaces with matching upstand. One and half bowl sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher. Housing for an American style fridge/freezer with storage above and larder cupboard to the side. Cottage style matching dresser unit with cabinets, drawers, cupboards and solid wood top plus a kick heater. Central island with granite top and four ring induction hob, plus cupboards and drawers under. Engineered oak flooring. Door to the utility and sliding patio door to the:-

Conservatory (4.47m'' x 3.58m'' / 14'8'' x 11'9'')

Maximum measurements - Of uPVC double glazed construction with lantern style roof and dwarf wall. Windows to the sides and rear plus double doors opening to the entertainment area, which has a large expanding remote controlled canopy. Two radiators. Power points. Wood effect Karndean flooring.


Part glazed door to the rear. Ceiling lights. Power points. Wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler and dual zone and water heating control panel. Fitted with work surface and floor cupboards - space and plumbing under for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Engineered oak flooring. Door to the first garage.


Door from the reception hall opens to an area with ceiling light, coving and coat hooks. Oak door opens to the cloakroom - Obscured glazed window with tiled sill to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Corner shelf

First Floor


Stairs rise to a half landing and return up to a bright and spacious landing with window to the side and front with view of the church tower. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Access to the loft space. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.
Oak doors to all rooms.

Master Bedroom (4.17m'' x 3.84m'' / 13'8'' x 12'7'')

From the landing the door opens into a hallway with door to the en-suite and arch to the bedroom. Window with view over the beautiful rear garden to the countryside in the distance. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power, telephone and television points. Built in wardrobes with sliding doors, fitted with hanging rails, shelves and drawers.

En-Suite Shower Room

Obscured glazed window with tiled sill to the side elevation. Recessed ceiling lights. Tiled walls. Chrome heated towel rail. Large walk in shower cubicle. Fitted low level WC with concealed cistern. Vanity style wash hand basin with large mirror over and lighting to the side. Vinyl flooring.

Bedroom Two (4.17m'' x 3.94m'' / 13'8'' x 12'11'')

Maximum measurement into the entrance. Window to the rear with outlook over the landscaped rear garden and countryside views beyond. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and television points.

Bedroom Three (3.94m'' x 3.25m'' / 12'11'' x 10'8'')

Enjoying a double outlook with window to the front with partial rural views and side overlooking the drive. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and television points. Fitted with a range of bedroom furniture consisting of wardrobes with hanging rails and shelves, storage cupboards and dressing table with drawers.

Bedroom Four (4.17m'' x 2.57m'' / 13'8'' x 8'5'')

Window with view over the rear garden to the countryside beyond. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points.

Bedroom Five (4.17m'' x 2.36m'' / 13'8'' x 7'9'')

Maximum measurements. Window overlooking the rear garden to the countryside beyond. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points.

Family Bathroom

Obscured glazed window with tiled sill to the front elevation. Recessed ceiling lights. Part tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Suite consisting of vanity style wash hand basin with mono tap and mirror over plus shaver light and socket to the side, corner tiled shower cubicle, low level WC with economy flush facility and 'spa' bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Wood effect vinyl flooring.


Triple Garage and Parking (6.22m'' x 9.80m'' / 20'5'' x 32'2'')

Overall measurements - The property is approached from the cul de sac via double gates opens to the drive, which is partly laid to gravel and has sufficient space to park at least six cars comfortably and leading to the garages. The triple garage has three up and over doors, one with remote control. All benefit from light and power plus there is loft storage. There are work benches, floor and eye level cupboards plus work surface and stainless steel sink. Two windows overlook the rear garden and there is an opening between the garages and door into the utility.

The Garden

The large sunny and private rear garden extends to about a third of an acre and is fully enclosed by an old stone wall. Immediately to the back of the house there is a good sized paved alfresco entertainment area with remote controlled extending canopy and a gentle step rising to the lawn plus shallow steps rising to a further lawn. There are well stocked shrub and flower beds, summerhouse with seating area and a further seating area, beneath a pergola, that looks back towards the house. To the side of the property there is a greenhouse and vegetable planters. The garden benefits from outside lighting via old fashioned street lamps.


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 the town go through the single lane onto the High Street. Continue passing the Cross and take the next turning right into Duck Lane. The property will be found at the end of the cul de sac.