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High Street, Stalbridge, Sturminster Newton - £185,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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Presented to the market with no onward chain is this charming terraced cottage offering flexible accommodation, long garden and two double sized bedrooms. The cottage is located on the high street of one of Dorset's smallest towns, which has an award winning supermarket, post office, family run butchers, community run library and well rated primary school. There is also a dental surgery, takeaways and public house. The cottage has plenty of character features, including sash windows, wonderful inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam, exposed stone walls and timbers and some exposed flagstone floor. The property also has secondary glazing to most windows and gas fired central heating from a combination boiler. The cottage provides comfortable living with the potential to further enhance and mark it with one's own style. An early viewing is strongly recommended to avoid missing out on the chance to buy this lovely home.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

A timber door with transom window opens into the hall. Coat hooks. Wall mounted electrics. Original flagstone floor. Glazed door opens into the:-

Sitting Room (3.89m'' x 4.95m'' / 12'9'' x 16'3'')

Maximum measurement into fireplace. Sash window with secondary glazing to the front of the property. Ceiling lights. Exposed timbers. Picture rail. Central heating thermostat. Two radiators. Power and telephone points. Television connection. Inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam and burner. Built in cupboard to one side of the chimney breast. To the other side of the fireplace there is an opening leading to the kitchen and under stairs cupboard. Some exposed stone walls and partly exposed flagstone floor. Opens to the staircase, doors to the shower room, conservatory/dining room and to the:-

Study/Bedroom Three (3.35m x 2.36m'' / 11' x 7'9'')

Large sash window with secondary glazing to the front of the cottage. Ceiling light. Exposed ceiling beams. Picture rail. Wall shelves. Radiator. Power and telephone points.

Conservatory/Dining Room (4.57m x 4.06m'' / 15' x 13'4'')

Of uPVC construction with dwarf wall and pitched roof. Windows to the sides and rear plus double doors opening out to the rear garden. Radiator. Power points.
Kitchen Area - Wood effect work surfaces with tiled splash back and floor cupboards under. Built in electric oven and ceramic hob. Opens to a further part of the:-

Kitchen (2.08m'' x 3.94m'' / 6'10'' x 12'11'')

Two windows to the rear, one with deep sill. Partly sloping ceiling with recess lights. Power points. Central heating programmer. Cupboard housing the gas fired boiler. Fitted with solid wood work surfaces and floor cupboards. Part tiled walls. Butler style sink. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and under counter appliance. Space for fridge/freezer. Fireplace with an original range cooker. Tiled floor. Opening to the under stairs cupboard and sitting room.

Shower Room

Sash window with deep sill to the rear aspect. Tongue and groove ceiling with recessed lights. Part wood panelled walls. Heated towel rail. Tiled shower cubicle with electric shower. Low level WC. Table top circular wash hand basin with mirror over and shaver light/point.

First Floor


Stairs rise to a galleried landing with window and deep sill to the rear enjoying distant rural views. Ceiling light. Radiator. Doors to all rooms.

Master Bedroom (3.10m'' x 3.25m'' / 10'2'' x 10'8'')

Maximum measurements - Sash window with secondary glazing to the front aspect. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Fitted double wardrobes with hanging rail, shelf and overhead storage cupboard.

Bedroom Two (3.10m'' x 3.02m'' / 10'2'' x 9'11'')

Sash window with secondary glazing to the front of the cottage. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Victorian style fireplace and recess to one side.


Sash window with deep sill to the rear and boasting views over the Blackmore Vale. Tongue and groove ceiling with recessed lights. Fitted with a suite consisting of bath with mixer tap and telephone style attachment, vanity style wash hand basin with mirror and light over plus a low level WC. Part tiled walls. Heated towel rail and radiator. Bathroom cabinet. Ceramic tile effect flooring.



To the rear of the cottage there is a long garden, which has been landscaped for easy maintenance being partly laid to gravel and paving stones. There is a summerhouse, brick built barbecue and the old outside loo. A picket gate opens to the vegetable garden, which is of a good size and has a greenhouse. The garden is fully enclosed in part by old stone walling.


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. Go through the narrow road onto the high street where the property will be found on the right hand side - attached to the pharmacy.