1 Market House, Market Place, Sturminster Newton DT10 1AS   01258 473030   | 2 The Centre, High Street, Gillingham SP8 4AB   01747 824547

Manston, Sturminster Newton - £400,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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VENDOR SUITED - A charming detached bungalow providing modern day living and situated in a popular village about three miles from the market town of Sturminster Newton. Manston boasts a public house and village hall with Child Okeford about two miles away, with an active community and many events centred around the village hall and community centre. Child Okeford also has a post office/stores, primary school, doctors surgery, two public houses and garden centre with an organic farm shop, art gallery and cafe. The property dates to 1855 when it was the village forge and has benefited from a sympathetic extension to the rear, which was done around 2000. Our seller has been in occupation for about eleven years, during this time the property has been maintained and improved with replacement kitchen units plus new en-suite and bathroom suite and new carpet to the sitting room. The windows are double glazed, the property has mains gas fired central heating to individually controlled radiators, cavity wall insulation in the extension, and mains drainage. There is also good broadband speed. A viewing is highly recommended to experience the ambience and easy to use layout that this wonderful home has to offer.



Entrance Hall

Part glazed door with windows to either side with deep sills opens into an inviting and light entrance hall. Partial views of fields opposite. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Engineered Oak flooring. Door to the studio and pane glass doors to the kitchen/dining room and to the:-

Sitting Room (3.63m'' x 5.38m'' / 11'11'' x 17'8'')

French doors with windows to either side open to the rear garden. Ceiling light. Dado rail. Two radiators. Power points. Open fireplace with brick surround and stone hearth. Display/book shelves to either side of the chimney breast.

Reception room (4.72m'' x 3.23m'' / 15'6'' x 10'7'')

Approximate measurements - French doors with full height windows to either side opens to the gravelled area to the front of the property. Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. Ceiling lights. The electrical consumer unit. Power and television points.

Kitchen/Dining Room (4.70m'' x 3.56m'' / 15'5'' x 11'8'')

Boasting a double outlook with windows to the front and overlooking the rear garden. Recessed ceiling lights. Two radiators. Power and television points. Fitted with a range of modern, sleek soft closing kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers and pull out racks, separate drawer units and eye level cupboards with counter lighting under. Good amount of solid wood work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Double stainless steel sink with swan neck mixer tap. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and for a slim line dishwasher. Space for a tumble dryer. Microwave shelf. Gas hob with extractor hood over. Built in double electric oven. Space for fridge/freezer. Wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler and programmer. Engineered Oak flooring. Pane glass door to the:-


Part glazed door to the side opening to the rear garden. Ceiling lights. Access to the loft space with ladder and light. Smoke detector. Electrics. Radiator. Power points. Engineered Oak flooring. Double sized airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves. White panelled doors to all rooms.

Master Bedroom (3.12m'' x 4.45m'' / 10'3'' x 14'7'')

Enjoying a double outlook with windows - both with deep sills - to the front and side. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf. White panelled door to the:-

En-Suite Shower Room

Obscured glazed window with deep sill to the front aspect. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Chrome heated towel rail. Tiled shower cubicle. Vanity style wash hand basin with mono tap, mirror and shaver light and point over. Low level WC with economy flush facility. Vinyl flooring.

Bedroom Two (2.67m'' x 4.55m'' / 8'9'' x 14'11'')

Window to the back and side with views over the rear garden. Built in Wardrobe. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points.

Bedroom Three (2.51m'' x 3.45m'' / 8'3'' x 11'4'')

Window to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.


Obscured glazed window to the side. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Chrome heated towel rail. Fitted with a suite consisting of vanity style wash hand basin with swan neck mixer tap, splash back and mirror over, low level WC with economy flush facility and concealed cistern and bath with swan neck mixer and wand style shower attachment. Vinyl flooring.



The property is approached from the road via a five bar gate with pedestrian gate to one side, which opens onto a generous gravelled area with parking for about four cars. There is enough space to the right of the property to erect a garage or car barn, subject to the necessary permissions. To the back of the property there is a landscaped garden which has been terraced. There are lawns, paths and seating areas plus well stocked shrub and flower beds. There is also a greenhouse and garden shed. The garden is of a relatively good sized and enjoys a sunny and private 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. Continue through the village of Manston and follow the left hand bend. The property will be found a little afterwards on the left hand side.