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

Gold Hill, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum - £225,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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A fabulous chance to purchase a charming mid terraced stone cottage with two good sized double bedrooms, enjoying countryside views and dating to 1864. The cottage has been sympathetically transformed into a stylish contemporary home that will certainly get the nod of approval from many potential buyers. Over the last five years our sellers have lovingly renovated the cottage - successfully merging original and traditional features with modern day expectations and offering fashionable open plan living space on the ground floor. The property retains character features, such as uPVC cottage style windows, some with deep sills and exposed timber lintels, exposed beams, brickwork, floorboards and wood panelled walls as well as an open fireplace with slate hearth. Satisfying today's needs, the cottage has a wonderful kitchen from Magnets, many power points have USB connections and there is a 5 amp lighting circuit and surround sound system. In addition, there is gas fired central heating from a combination boiler and storage space has imaginatively been created, including a pull out kitchen unit, which extends into extra work surface or a breakfast bar. The outhouse has been modified into a multi functional space adding great value to this delightful home. An ideal first time buy or fabulous bolt hole from a hectic city life. An early viewing is absolutely essential so that the opportunity to own this special home is not missed.


Ground Floor

Open Plan Living Space

The main entrance to the cottage is located to the rear of the building. Part glazed solid hardwood door opens into the:-

Kitchen Area (2.18m'' x 3.33m'' / 7'2'' x 10'11'')

Window with slate tiled sill to the rear aspect. Recessed ceiling lights. Plenty of power points. Fitted with a stylish range of contemporary kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, pull out floor cupboard with extending work surface/breakfast bar, wall shelves and eye level cupboards. Good amount of 'Antique copper' work surfaces. Some part wood panelling to walls and an exposed painted brick splashback. Sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap. Integrated slimline dishwasher. Space for under counter fridge and freezer. Built in electric oven with slide and hide door and gas hob with extractor hood over. Exposed floorboards. Stairs rising to the first floor. Opens to the:-

Sitting Room (3.20m'' x 3.33m'' / 10'6'' x 10'11'')

Cottage style uPVC window with deep sill and exposed timber lintel overlooking the garden to the front. Exposed ceiling beam. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Open fireplace with slate hearth, built in log store, cupboards and shelves to either side of the chimney breast. Exposed floorboards.

First Floor


Stairs rise to the landing with partly vaulted ceiling and ceiling lights. Part exposed original timber walls. Coat hooks and electrical consumer unit at the bottom of the stairs. Power points. Natural wood panelled doors to all rooms.

Bedroom One (3.78m'' x 2.51m'' / 12'5'' x 8'3'')

Maximum measurements - Window to the front with wonderful rural views in the distance. Exposed timbers. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and television points. Built in shelves, drawers and hanging rail.

Bedroom Two (3.00m'' x 2.16m'' / 9'10'' x 7'1'')

Window with view over the front garden and countryside in the distance. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points.


Window to the rear aspect. Recessed ceiling lights. Cupboard housing the combination gas fired central heating boiler and linen cupboard above. Part wood panelled and part tiled walls . Dual fuel chrome heated towel rail. Fitted with a smart modern suite consisting of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with wood panelled side, mixer tap with old fashioned telephone style shower attachment, separate shower over with rainfall shower head and full height tiling to surrounding walls. Exposed original floorboards.



To the rear of the cottage there is a timber clad, fully insulated and damp proofed studio, which offers many usages - Ideal work from home space, overspill night time accommodation or fabulous entertainment area. The studio has part wood panelled walls, storage shelves and built in seats with storage under. Wall lights and power points. Tiled floor with electric heating under. There is also a utility cupboard with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.


The property is approached from the road via a gate opening to a path leading up to the property. The garden lies to the right hand side and is partly laid to lawn and gravelled seating area with a southerly aspect. A door opens to a passage leading to the rear of the cottages.


From the Sturminster Newton Office

At the traffic lights turn onto Old Market Hill. Turn left at the next set of lights heading towards Shaftesbury. Continue through the village of Manston and turn right on the bend heading towards Child Okeford. Continue on this road. On arriving in the village, the property will be found on the left hand side before the Saxon Pub.