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

Church Lane, Sturminster Newton - £325,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

3 2 2
A handsome double fronted end of terrace Grade II Listed home offering a bright and well proportioned interior with three double sized bedrooms and two bathrooms. Located just a short stroll to the town centre and close to some beautiful country and riverside walks. The property is believed to date from the early 19th century and retains many character features such as original sash windows, some deep window sills, high ceilings, fireplaces, exposed floorboards and a most wonderful original timber lattice porch. This improved and well maintained house also benefits from gas fired central heating with ‘Hive’ control and enjoys wonderful views of the nearby countryside and church, which lies close to the property just down the lane. A viewing is essential to truly appreciate the layout and size of this lovely home as well as its location which is close to the centre of the charming market town of Sturminster Newton with it’s selection of independent shops, chain stores, cafes, restaurants, doctor and dentist surgeries and schooling for all ages plus a variety of entertainment venues.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Timber lattice porch to original panelled door with transom window above opening into a welcoming entrance hall. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. High level cupboard housing the electric meter. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Stairs rising to the first floor with recess under. Quarry tiled floor. Original style panelled doors and step up into the rear hall, shallow step to the dining room and to the:-

Sitting Room (4.60m'' x 4.11m'' / 15'1'' x 13'6'')

Boasting a double outlook with sash window to the front and to the side with deep sill. Uplighters. Two radiators. Power, telephone and television points. Brick fireplace with slate hearth and wood burner.

Dining Room (3.73m'' x 3.89m'' / 12'3'' x 12'9'')

Sash window to the front of the property overlooking the lane. Ceiling lights. Radiator. Power points with USB points. Television point. Fireplace with wood burner and fitted cupboards and shelves to either side of the chimney breast. Exposed floorboards. Opening and step up to the:-

Kitchen (1.88m'' x 4.42m'' / 6'2'' x 14'6'')

Two cottage style windows with deep sills overlooking the courtyard garden. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Wall mounted gas fired combination central heating boiler. Radiator. Power points. Fitted with a range of kitchen units consisting of floor and eye level cupboards and separate deep pan and cutlery drawers. Solid wood work surface and sink with swan neck mixer tap and plumbing for a water softener. Tiled splash back. Range style dual fuel cooker with extractor hood over. Exposed floorboards. Space for a fridge/freezer. Latch door to the utility and door to a rear hall with stable door to the parking and courtyard.


Cottage style window to the side with view of the courtyard. Ceiling light and tongue and groove painted ceiling. Part wood panelled walls and exposed painted brick walls. Power points. Fitted with floor and eye level cupboards, work surface with tiled splash back and a one and a half bowl sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and slimline dishwasher. Flagstone flooring.

First Floor


Stairs rise to a galleried landing with sash window to the front enjoying views over the nearby countryside. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Radiator. Power points. Low level cupboard housing the electrical consumer unit. Walk in storage cupboard fitted with shelves and heat. Stairs rising to the second floor and original style panelled doors to the bathroom and bedrooms.

Bedroom One (4.60m'' x 4.14m'' / 15'1'' x 13'7'')

Enjoying a double aspect with sash window to the front and field views and to the side with deep sill and shelves below plus view of the church. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power, telephone and television points. Fireplace with black iron grate. Fitted wardrobes with plantation style doors and hanging rail. Exposed floorboards.

Bedroom Three (3.71m'' x 3.68m'' / 12'2'' x 12'1'')

Sash window to the front boasting countryside views. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and television points. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf. Victorian style fireplace with black iron grate. Exposed floorboards.


Sash window to the rear elevation. Ceiling lights. Extractor fan. Chrome heated towel rail. Fitted with a suite consisting of bath with shower over and full height tiling to surrounding walls, pedestal wash hand basin with mono tap, mosaic style tiled splash back and anti steam illuminating mirror/shaver point above plus a low level WC with economy flush facility. Exposed floorboards.

Second Floor


Stairs rise to the galleried second floor landing. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Access to the loft space. Radiator. Power points. Access to the eaves storage. Original style panelled doors to the bathroom and to the:-

Bedroom Two (4.67m'' x 4.11m'' / 15'4'' x 13'6'')

Sash window to the front of the property with field views. Ceiling lights. Partly vaulted roof with some height restriction. Radiator. Power, telephone and television points. Exposed floorboards.

Bathroom (3.73m'' x 3.53m'' / 12'3'' x 11'7'')

Sash window to the front with country views. Ceiling and recessed lights. Extractor fan. Wall mounted mirror. Chrome heated towel rail. Fitted with a pedestal wash hand basin with swan neck mixer tap, tiled splash back and anti steam, illuminating mirror with shaver point above, Victorian style bath with claw feet and mixer tap with shower attachment and a low level WC with economy flush facility. Exposed floorboards.


Parking and Courtyard Garden

The property is approached from the lane by a timber gate opening to a drive with space to park two cars. In addition there is a paved courtyard area and workshop with power. This is all enclosed by an old stone wall and the property.


From the Sturminster Newton Office

Turn left out of the office and proceed onto Bridge Street. Take a turning left - just opposite the fish and chip shop - into Church Lane and the continue forward. The property is the last one on the left hand side on the corner.