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Tanzey Lane, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton - £330,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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An attractive double fronted detached stone cottage with three bedrooms and offered for sale with the advantage of no onward chain. We believe that the cottage dates to the mid 1800s and boasts many character features, which include stone mullion windows, window seats, exposed stone walls and timbers and a lovely fireplace in the sitting room as well as an original range in the kitchen/dining room. To cater to modern day expectations, the cottage benefits from double glazing and gas fired central heating (bottled gas) via radiators. There is also planning permission to extend over the garden room. The property enjoys a semi rural location with views over fields to both the front and rear aspects, yet is within easy reach of one Dorset's most popular and well served villages. The village boasts an active community with many sports and social clubs, village hall,which hosts many events, doctor 's surgery with pharmacy, two shops, catering for everyday needs and two public houses. A viewing is essential to feel this delightful home's ambience and appreciate its position on the fringe of the village.


Ground Floor


Part glazed front door opens into a useful porch with pitched roof. Windows to the front and sides. Inset coir matting. An original style front door with two pane glass windows opens into the:-

Kitchen/Dining Room (3.12m'' x 5.23m'' / 10'3'' x 17'2'')

Maximum measurements - Windows with stone mullion, timber lintel and view over the garden. Recessed ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Exposed stone walls and ceiling beams. Radiator. Power points. Fireplace with an original range cooker. Fitted with a range of bespoke wood kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers and wall mounted display unit with spice drawers and racks. Good amount of wood work surfaces with matching upstand and part tiled walls. Built in electric oven and ceramic five ring hob. Wood flooring. Door to stairs rising to the first floor, which has a storage cupboard under with window to the lane side, light, power points and coat hooks plus stone flooring. Door to the sitting room and opening to further part of the kitchen (not included in the measurements) - An original style latch door with pane glass window to the side opens to the garden. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Radiator.
Fitted with floor cupboards and work surfaces plus circular stainless steel sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap. Gas fired central heating boiler ( bottled gas). Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for a fridge/freezer. Laminate flooring. Door to the bathroom.

Sitting Room (3.12m'' x 3.96m' / 10'3'' x 13'')

Boasting a double outlook with window with seat to the rear and window with seat under over looking the rear garden and partial field view. Wall lights. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Stone fireplace with log burner.


Obscured glazed window to the rear elevation. Ceiling light. Radiator. Fitted with a suite consisting of bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and WC with shelf over. Part tiled walls. Laminate flooring.

First Floor


Stairs rise to a galleried landing with ceiling light. Doors to all rooms.

Master Bedroom (3.20m'' x 3.00m'' / 10'6'' x 9'10'')

Enjoying a double outlook with windows to the rear and front with stone mullion - both with countryside views. Wall lights. Radiator. Power points. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf and further cupboard with hanging rail and shelf to the other side of the chimney breast.

Bedroom Two (3.23m'' x 2.41m'' / 10'7'' x 7'11'')

Window with stone mullion, seat and outlook over the front garden as well as the nearby fields. Ceiling and wall lights. Timber wall beam. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Two sets of open cupboards with shelf and hanging rail.

Bedroom Three (1.52m x 2.79m'' / 5' x 9'2'')

Sliding door from the landing. Window with seat and stone mullion taking in a view over the garden and nearby fields. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Fitted cupboard with hanging rail and shelves.


Garden Room (2.97m'' x 3.28m'' / 9'9'' x 10'9'')

Double doors from the courtyard open to the garden room. Pitched ceiling with exposed timbers. Ceiling and wall lights. Wall mounted electric heater. Power points. Tiled floor.


The property may be accessed from the lane via a pedestrian wrought iron gate onto a path leading to the front door. The garden is on two levels with path or steps rising to the main body of the garden. There are two lawns, shrub and flower beds and a paved courtyard, which has a high degree of privacy. There is a purpose built store and outhouse, which has power and water. The garden enjoys a sunny and private aspect enclosed in part by hedgerow and has field views.

Car Barn and Parking (4.67m'' x 2.82m'' / 15'4'' x 9'3'')

The parking is accessed from Tanzey Lane onto a tarmacadam drive with space to park one car and leading to the timber car barn with tiled roof.


From the Sturminster Newton

Leave Sturminster via Bath Road heading towards Gillingham. On entering Marnhull take a turning on the left by the church onto Church Hill. Turn right by the garage into Pilwell. Continue forward onto Sodom Lane where the property will be found on the right hand size on the corner of Tanzey Lane.