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

Church Walk, Gillingham - £265,000 For Sale

Property Details

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A classic mid terraced grade II listed character cottage with two generously sized bedrooms, offered for sale with no onward chain and enjoying a quiet location, not far from the town's high street. This charming cottage lies in the conservation area, nestled beneath the church's eye - believed to date from 1840, built with the unused materials from the church restoration and has been a very much loved home to our seller for the last few years. During this time it has been extremely well maintained with general up-keeping and improved with the addition of Plantation style shutters to the majority of the windows and a replacement sash window to the main bedroom. This cottage oozes charm with character features that include, sash windows, some with seats under, pane glass cottage windows, original doors, fireplaces, one with wood burning stove and original flagstone flooring. The property also benefits from gas fired central heating, bespoke hand crafted kitchen units and wardrobes in both bedrooms. This happy home will certainly bring a smile to many and must be viewed to truly appreciate its' ambience and location.


Ground Floor

Sitting Room (3.71m'' x 4.72m'' / 12'2'' x 15'6'')

An original style timber front door with transom window opens into a lovely, bright sitting room. Sash window with seat beneath - benefiting from Plantation style shutters and view of the church. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Television points. Open fireplace with timber surround and stone hearth plus a timber fender. Original panelled door to the:-

Kitchen/Dining Room (4.32m'' x 4.72m'' / 14'2'' x 15'6'')

Pane glass window overlooking the rear courtyard and original style timber door opening to the rear. Ceiling light. Wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Fitted with a range of bespoke easy glide solid wood kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers and eye level cupboards with counter lighting under plus wall shelves. Generous amount of solid wood work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Belfast sink with swan neck mixer tap and storage cupboard under. Washing machine concealed in a cupboard is included. Fridge/freezer included. 'Neff' gas hob. Built in eye level 'Neff' electric oven with slide and hide door, shelf and storage cupboard above and drawers under. Fireplace with wood burning stove. Original flagstone flooring. Door to stairs rising to the first floor with recess under housing the fridge/freezer.

First Floor


Stair rise to the landing. Coat hooks, meters and electrical consumer unit at the bottom of the stairs. Part wood panelled walls. Ceiling light. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with slatted shelves and overhead storage. Original style panelled doors to all rooms.

Main Bedroom (3.68m'' x 4.72m'' / 12'1'' x 15'6'')

Sash window to the front with Plantation style shutters and boasting a magnificent view of the church. Access to the loft space with pull down ladder, boarded and lighting. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Original fireplace. Two built in double wardrobes with hanging rails, drawers and shelves plus overhead storage.

Bedroom Two (4.32m'' x 2.29m'' / 14'2'' x 7'6'')

Sash window with Plantation style shutters to the rear aspect. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Built in display/book shelves. Built in triple wardrobe with hanging rail and shelves plus overhead storage.


Window with deep sill and Plantation style shutters to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Radiator. Wall mounted electric fan heater. Fitted with a modern suite consisting of low level WC with economy flush facility, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror fronted bathroom cabinet above and bath with mixer tap and telephone style shower attachment. Part tiled walls.


Rear Garden and Outbuilding (9'3'' x 11'5'')

The rear of the property is approached from the pedestrian path via a timber gate, which opens to a path over the neighbouring property to the rear courtyard. This is mostly paving stones with the path leading to the other neighbour and the outbuilding. The overall measurement of the outbuilding is 2.82 m x 3.48 m (9'3'' x 11'5'') has light and power and incorporates the cloakroom, which had a low level WC with economy flush facility and vanity style wash hand basin. The outbuilding provides a dry and usable space.

Front Garden

The front garden may be access by continuing along the pedestrian path towards the church. A picket gate opens to the path leading to the front door. The rest of the garden is laid mostly to gravel for ease of maintenance and stocked with a variety of shrubs.

Garage and Parking

The single garage with up and over door, has a space to park on car in front of the door and is located close by in St Ann's Court.


From the Gillingham Office

Leave the Gillingham office and follow the road down the High Street and bear to the right with the church on your left. The property is a short distance on the left set back from the road down a path leading to the church.