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Gold Street, Stalbridge STURMINSTER NEWTON - £650,000 For Sale

Property Details

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A great chance to purchase a detached grade II listed family home with four good sized bedrooms and lying within the conservation area of one of Dorset's smallest towns. The property boasts in excess of 2300 sq ft (213 sq m) of living accommodation and is set in good sized sunny and private grounds with some commanding views over the beautiful Blackmore Vale countryside. Over the last few years our sellers have sympathetically blended traditional styles with contemporary ideals to present a stylish home that will certainly please and satisfy many potential buyers. The property retains character features, such as, high ceilings, wood panelling to some of the walls, Limestone fireplace surrounds and during redecoration a wonderful original fireplace was discovered in one of the bedrooms. Meeting modern day expectations the property benefits from a new boiler and traditional style radiators, new flooring throughout with Karndean laid to the main thoroughfare of the property, new classic bathroom suites and bespoke soft closing kitchen units. In addition, there is a water softener serving the entire house. This distinctive and impressive home has to be viewed to truly appreciate what it has to offer and to experience the ambiance.

Energy Efficiency Rating 'Exempt' - Council Tax Band F - DRAFT DETAILS


The Property


The internal accommodation consists of bright and welcoming entrance hall, sitting room with bay window to the front, traditional style built in arched cupboards and display shelves and fireplace with Limestone surround and wood burner and dining room with fireplace with Limestone surround and wood burner. The breakfast room has steps rising to a fabulous kitchen fitted with a range of bespoke soft closing units and built in appliances consisting of American style fridge/freezer, eye level double electric oven, microwave and induction hob plus dishwasher. The work surface is Corian with inset one and half bowl sink, plumbed in water filter and the breakfast bar is solid Oak. In addition, there is also a utility room with Granite work surfaces and a stylish ground floor shower room with low level WC, vintage style table top wash hand basin and shower.
On the first floor the galleried landing provides access to three good sized bedrooms, all with built in wardrobes and the family bathroom and an inner landing leads to the main bedroom, which has built in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room.



There are a number of external buildings including the garage - (5.11 m x 2.79 m 16'9'' x 9'2'') with light and power, double doors opening to the road and personal door to the rear. There is also a log store, two garden sheds and a brick built store.


The walled garden has been magically landscaped and provides a most beautiful setting for alfresco entertaining or somewhere to while away the time whilst enjoying a coffee. There is a large terrace paved with Sandstone and bordered by well stocked shrub and flower beds retained by stone walling and benefits from lighting. Gentle stone steps rise to the main body of the garden, which is laid to lawn with a central pergola leading to a further outside dining area. Shrub and flower beds retained by low stone walls skirt the garden, whilst high stone walls form the boundary. There is also a vegetable patch and a commanding view over the Blackmore Vale countryside. The garden has to be viewed to be experienced.

The Location


The property is located in the popular Dorset town of Stalbridge, which is reputed to be the county's smallest town, steeped in history and dating back to Saxon times with a 15th Century Church and Market Cross. The town has an approximate population of 2500 and caters well for everyday needs with an award winning supermarket, family run butchers, post office, hairdressers, pharmacy and community run library. There is also a primary school with excellent OFSTED report, dental surgery and two public houses, one of which serves food as well as a variety of takeaway shops. Further facilities are available at Sturminster Newton 4 miles to the East and Sherborne and Shaftesbury both within 7 miles. The town is close to excellent communication links with the A30 and A303 within easy reach and just 3 miles from the mainline train station at Templecombe, serving London, Waterloo and the West Country.


From the Sturminster 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 the town go through the single lane onto the High Street and turn left at the Cross onto Gold Street. The property is situated a short way along on the right hand side.