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Butts Close, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton - £94,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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A fantastic opportunity to purchase a 40% share of this delightful two double bedroom semi detached home, which is currently laid out as three bedrooms, boasting rural views and lying in a quiet cul de sac of the well served and popular Dorset village of Marnhull. The village has two local shops with post office, public houses serving food, primary school and church. There is also the village hall and grounds where many events take place. The property offers well proportioned accommodation benefiting from uPVC double glazing and gas fired central heating. The property is offered for sale under the shared ownership scheme with Sovereign Housing and certain criteria need to be met. Please visit the following website to check eligibility prior to booking a viewing -
https://www.sovereign.org.uk/looking-for-a-home/buying-a-home. In summary the scheme is based on purchasing an initial 40% share with a monthly rental being charged and paid to the housing association - figure is TBA and the option to increase the share of the property over time. Briefly, to qualify for this scheme the household income must be less than £80,000 per year, not a homeowner and you can afford all the costs associated with owning a home.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Part glazed door opens into an inviting entrance hall. Ceiling light. Coved. Coat hooks. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Laminate flooring. Stairs rising to the first floor and white panelled doors to the cloakroom, kitchen/dining room and to the:-

Sitting Room (4.39m''x 2.90m'' / 14'5''x 9'6'')

Window to the front with countryside views in the distance. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power and television points. Laminate flooring.

Kitchen/Dining Room (2.97m'' x 5.00m'' / 9'9'' x 16'5'')

Maximum measurements - Window with tiled sill overlooking the rear garden and part glazed door opening to the rear. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Fitted with a range of kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers, tall larder style cupboard and eye level cupboards. Good amount of wood effect work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher. Space for slot in cooker and for a fridge/freezer. Vinyl flooring.


Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Low level WC. Radiator. Corner wall mounted wash hand basin with mirror over and wall mounted mirror fronted bathroom cabinet to the side. Vinyl flooring.

First Floor


Stairs rise to a good sized landing. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Access to the loft space. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves. Inner hall leading to bedrooms two and three. White panelled doors to all rooms.


Please note that the main bedroom was bedroom two and that the main bedroom is currently divided into two small single bedrooms. However, this room could easily revert to being the main bedroom.

Main Bedroom (3.18m'' x 2.90m'' / 10'5'' x 9'6'')

Window to the rear overlooking the garden. Ceiling light with fan. Radiator. Power points. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.

Bedroom Two (3.15m'' x 1.93m'' / 10'4'' x 6'4'')

Window to the front with views over fields. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Wall shelves. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.

Bedroom Three (2.44m x1.80m'' / 8' x5'11'')

Window enjoying a view over countryside to the front. Ceiling light. Power points. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.


Window with tiled sill to the rear elevation. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Shaver socket. Wal mounted bathroom cabinet and separate medicine cabinet. Fitted with a suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin with shelf and shaver light over, low level EC and bath with electric shower over and full height tiling to surrounding walls. Radiator. Part tiled walls. Vinyl flooring.


Parking and Garden

To the front of the property there is off road parking for two cars, further space for a caravan or trailer with an additional, just to the right hand side. A timber gate opens to a path leading to the rear garden. There is a paved seating area to the back of the house plus a store housing the gas fired boiler and further storage shed for bicycles. Steps rise to a lawn with large shed measuring 5m x3.3 m and with full mains electric. The garden enjoys a private and sunny aspect.


From the Sturminster Newton Office

Leave Sturminster via Bath Road heading towards Gillingham. On entering Marnhull take a turning on the left just before the church onto New Street. Continue on this road and take a left turn into Butts Close and bear to the right where the property will be found at the end of the cul de sac.