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New Street, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton - £245,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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Morton New are delighted to offer for sale this charismatic Grade II Listed semi detached stone cottage with three generously sized bedrooms and presented to the market with the bonus of no onward chain. The property is located in a popular part of the well served village of Marnhull, close to one of the village shops, walking distance to a the primary school and public house, which serves food. The doctors surgery and village hall are also accessible as is the village centre. This wonderful cottage offers well proportioned bright interior accommodation with plenty of characterful features, such as cottage windows with leaded light inlay and some windows with seats under and fitted shutters, exposed floorboards, timbers and stone walls and lovely fireplaces. To cater for today's expectations there is gas fired central heating from a combination boiler to radiators. Over recent years the property has benefited from replacement rear windows, a stylish new shower room suite has been fitted and secondary glazing and spotlights added in the attic bedroom. This lovely cottage would make a great weekend retreat from the hustle and bustle of a hectic city life, lock up and leave UK base as well as being a most agreeable full time home. Viewing is essential to really appreciate how this home will meet many other needs.


Ground Floor

Sitting Room (4.14m'' x 5.31m'' / 13'7'' x 17'5'')

An original timber panelled door with two inset glass panes opens into a large bright sitting room. Window with leaded light inlay and seat under overlooks the courtyard garden. Uplighters. Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Plenty of built in display/storage shelves. Wall cupboard housing the electrics. Fireplace housing a wood burner. Partly exposed stone walls. Tiled floor. Stairs rising to the first floor with recess under. Latch door and shallow step up into the:-

Kitchen/Dining Room (3.10m'' x 4.17m'' / 10'2'' x 13'8'')

Two windows with deep sills to the rear aspect. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Exposed feature ceiling beams. Radiator. Plenty of power points. Fitted with a range of country style lemon coloured kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards - some with drawers, built in tall cupboard with shelves and eye level cupboards, plate rack and open ended display shelves with counter lighting under. Generous amount of solid wood work surfaces. Butler style sink with swan neck mixer tap and storage cupboard under. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for a fridge/freezer. Space for a slot in cooker. Limestone tiled floor. Opens to the:-

Rear Lobby and Cloakroom

Part glazed stable door opening to the side aspect. Limestone tiled floor. Louvre door to the:-
Window to the side elevation. Uplighter. Low level WC. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Power points. Limestone tiled floor.

First Floor


Stairs rise and curve up to a part galleried landing. Exposed timbers. Uplighter. Exposed floorboards. Latch door to walk in store cupboard with shelving and hanging rail. Latch door to ships steps rising to the attic bedroom, opening to inner landing and latch doors to the shower room and bedroom two. Latch door from the main landing to the:-

Master Bedroom (2.74m x 5.11m'' / 9' x 16'9'')

Two windows with leaded light inlay and fitted shutters to the front of the cottage and benefiting from partial countryside views. Uplighters. Radiator. Power points. Built in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelves. Fireplace with timber surround and black iron grate. Exposed floorboards.

Bedroom Two (3.15m'' x 2.87m'' / 10'4'' x 9'5'')

Maximum measurements - uPVC window with deep sill to the rear aspect. Recessed ceiling lights. Exposed timbers. Radiator. Power points.

Shower Room

Obscured glazed uPVC window to the rear elevation. Recessed ceiling lights. Extractor fan. Tiled walls. Chrome heated towel rail. Fitted with a contemporary suite consisting of low level WC with economy flush facility and soft closing lid, vanity style wash hand basin with light sensor mirror over and double sized walk in shower cubicle with umbrella head shower. Vinyl flooring.

Second Floor

Attic Bedroom (2.41m'' x 4.98m'' / 7'11'' x 16'4'')

Width excludes the staircase. Window to the side elevation with deep sill and two skylights to the front of the cottage. Exposed timbers. Wall lights. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Exposed floorboards. Access to eaves housing the gas fired combination central heating boiler and to the partly boarded loft space.


Courtyard Garden

The property is approached from the pavement via a wrought iron gate on a stepping stone path leading to the front door with canopy over. The rest of the courtyard is laid to gravel and planted with a variety of shrubs and flowers, enclosed by old stone wall capped by wrought iron railings. To the back of the kitchen there is a small area - ideal for log store or pot plant display.


From the Sturminster Newton Office

Leave Sturminster via Bath Road heading towards Gillingham. On entering Marnhull take a turning on the left just before the church onto New Street. Continue on this road. The property will be found on the right hand side just after the turning on the left into Butts Close.

Agents Note

DECLARATION OF PERSONAL INTEREST: Section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 applies in this instance, as the seller is an employee/in association with Morton New.