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Hunger Hill, East Stour, Gillingham - £685,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Property Details

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An attractive and most exquisitely presented detached cottage style family home with three double sized bedrooms, situated on the edge of the village of East Stour and boasting some splendid far reaching views over Dorset's beautiful countryside. The property was finished about two and half years ago by well reputed local builders, completed in natural Marnhull stone with brick quoins and oak framed storm porch, individually finished to an exemplary standard and fitted with a bespoke high end Magnet kitchen with Corian worktop, stylish soft closing kitchen units, some integrated appliances and contemporary bathroom suites by The Imperial Bathroom Company plus fitted wardrobes to all bedrooms. The property also benefits from cottage style hardwood double glazed windows, bi-folding doors, which provide a 'picture windows' and leads out the rear sun terrace, tiled limestone floor to the main reception hall and kitchen/dining room plus under floor heating to the ground floor and radiators to the first floor fired by oil with electric underfloor heating in the bathrooms as well as the remainder of the 10 year builder guarantee. This truly special home must be viewed to really appreciate the calibre and the environment, which is in a semi rural area, within reach of the village pub and hall where many events are held. Further facilities are just two and half miles away in Gillingham with a mainline train station.


Ground Floor

Reception Hall

Oak framed storm porch to the part glazed door opening into a bright and welcoming reception hall. Recessed ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Coat hooks. Power and telephone points. Cupboard housing the underfloor heating controls and fitted with slatted shelves. Limestone tiled floor with heating underneath. Stairs rising to the first floor with storage cupboard under, Oak laminate doors to all rooms.

Sitting Room (6.88m'' x 4.55m'' / 22'7'' x 14'11'')

Window overlooking the drive and front garden and folding doors opening out to the rear sun terrace and boasting views over the rear garden and adjoining countryside. Ceiling lights. Exposed feature oak beam. Power and television points. Brick fireplace with oak beam and mantelpiece plus wood burner. Underfloor heating and thermostat.

Kitchen and Dining Room (6.91m'' x4.52m'' / 22'8'' x14'10'')

Kitchen Area - Two windows to the front with Corian sills. Recessed lights and ceiling lights. Airvac and smoke detector. Power points. Fitted with a range of stylish, soft closing solid oak kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with curved corner units, separate drawer units and contrasting eye level cupboards. Plenty of Corian work surfaces with matching upstand and Italian style mosaic tiled walls. One and half bowl composite sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher and washing machine. Space for an American style fridge/freezer. Built in eye level double electric oven with storage cupboards above and below. Central island with Corian top and ceramic hob plus cupboards and deep pan drawers under. Feature oak beam.
Dining Area - Folding doors leading out to the rear sun terrace and garden. Recessed ceiling lights. Power and television points.
Limestone tiled floor throughout with heating underneath.


Recessed ceiling light. Extractor fan. Low level WC with dual flush facility and corner wall mounted wash hand basin. Limestone tiled floor with heating under.

First Floor


Stairs rise and curve up to a light, galleried landing with large velux window to the rear. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Access to the loft space. Power points. Laminate oak doors to all rooms.

Bedroom One (4.27m x 4.55m'' / 14' x 14'11'')

Measurements includes wardrobes - Double doors opening to a Juliette balcony overlooking the rear garden and taking in far reaching views over the countryside. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator. Power and television points. Fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf. Door to the:-

En-Suite Shower Room

Window to the front with views over countryside. Recessed ceiling lights. Extractor fan. Marble tiled floor with heating under and matching part tiled walls. Chrome heated towel rail. Fitted with a vintage style vanity wash hand basin, large walk in tiled shower cubicle with choice of rainfall shower head and hand held plus a low level WC with dual flush facility.

Bedroom Two (3.40m'' x 4.57m / 11'2'' x 15')

Measurements include wardrobes - Window overlooking the rear garden and adjoining countryside. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and television points. Fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.

Bedroom Three (3.40m'' x 4.55m'' / 11'2'' x 14'11'')

Measurements include wardrobes - Window to the front with countryside views. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and television points. Two fitted double wardrobes with shelves.

Family Bathroom

Velux window to the front aspect. Recessed ceiling lights. Marble tiled floor with heating under and matching part tiled walls. Fitted with a contemporary suite consisting of deep bath with mixer tap and tiled surround, low level WC with dual flush facility and vintage style vanity wash hand basin with wall light above.


Parking and Car Barn

The property is approached from the road onto a drive, which leads to the gravelled parking area for the property where there is space to park about four cars and leads to the car barn. Single timber clad car barn with light and power plus mezzanine storage area. There is also an attached timber work shop.


Opposite the property's own drive is an orchard laid to lawn and planted with apple and fruit trees. There is potential, subject to planning permission, to erect a double garage. A picket gate to the side of the house leads to the rear garden. This has been beautifully and imaginatively landscaped with a good sized Indian Sandstone paved sun terrace, lawns and beds stocked with a variety of shrubs and flowers. There is also a vegetable garden and summerhouse. The garden is enclosed by post and rail and enjoys a sunny aspect with stunning views over the adjoining countryside.


From the Gillingham Office

Leave Gillingham via Newbury turning right at the lights heading towards Sturminster Newton. After about a mile and half - once into the 30 mph zone - the entrance to Primrose Fields will be found on the right hand side.