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

Gotts Corner, Sturminster Newton - £850,000 Sold Subject to Contract


Property Details

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A fabulous chance to purchase an individually designed detached cottage style home with six double bedrooms, offering in excess of 3000 square feet (293 sq. m.) of living space and sitting in grounds of nearly half an acre. The property enjoys a tranquil location at the end of a no through lane and is within a short walk to the town centre, The Trailway as well as other countryside walks on the doorstep. This attractive thatched property was built for the owners in 2004 to their own specification and has been very much cherished and enjoyed over the years. The interior benefits from plenty of natural light, generously sized rooms that offer flexible usage with all the principal rooms taking full advantage of a view over the attractive rear garden. The property has gas fired central heating with underfloor heating on the ground floor and via radiators to the upper floors and double glazed windows. This wonderful home has to be viewed to truly appreciate what it has to offer not just for the inside and outside but also the location. It will certainly go a long way to meet a great many potential buyers' requirements. An early viewing is strongly advisable to avoid missing out on the opportunity to be the next lucky owner.

Energy Efficiency Rating tba - Council Tax Band G - DRAFT DETAILS

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The Property

Inside Accommodation

In brief, the ground floor accommodation consists of large welcoming reception hall with a beautiful staircase rising to the first floor, double aspect sitting room with feature fireplace, formal dining room enjoying a triple outlook and there is a large kitchen/breakfast room, which is fitted with plenty of cupboards, some built in appliances and a walk in pantry. There is also a study, utility room with door leading to the cloakroom and to the rear lean to. On the first floor, there is a bright and spacious galleried landing, family bathroom and separate wet room plus four generously sized bedrooms, main with en-suite cloakroom and walk in wardrobe. The second floor has two double bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom plus there is a large loft room for storage. There is additional storage available in the eaves.

Outside

The Outbuildings

The property is approached from the lane onto a tarmacadam drive with space to park about three cars and leading to the car barn, which has double doors, light and power plus rafter storage (4.78 m x 3.61 m -15'8'' x 11'10''). Attached to the car barn is a workshop fitted with floor and eye level cupboards plus work surfaces and benefitting from light, power and water (3.48 m x 3.38 m - 11'5'' x 11'1''). An opening from the workshop leads into the greenhouse, which has power and water (3.35 m x 3.05 m -11' x 10'). There are two further greenhouses in the garden.

The gardens

The main body of the garden lies to the back of the house and is mostly laid to lawn with shrub and flower beds plus an ornamental pond and paves sun terrace. At the end of the garden there is a further area where there are composting bays and another greenhouse. Adjoining the main garden to the side is another part of the grounds, which was used for growing vegetable. Here there are fruit cages, another greenhouse and a water tap. The grounds afford good privacy with a sunny aspect and amount to nearly a half an acre plot.

Location

Sturminster Newton

Sturminster Newton is a small market town in the heart of the Blackmore Vale. Steeped in history and tradition, the town still has a small Monday Market and offers a combination of country and town living.
The town caters well for everyday needs with a range of independent shops and chain stores, doctor and dental surgeries, schooling for all ages and has a variety of entertainment venues. Further facilities which are all about 10 miles away, may be found at Sherborne and Gillingham both with mainline train stations. Blandford and Shaftesbury are also within 10 miles away.

Directions

From Morton New Office

On foot - Turn left out of the office and double back through the passage leading to the pay and display carpark. Continue to the road and look left where you will see the telephone exchange. Proceed down this road (effectively turning right) - Penny Street. Continue down the lane and take a turning left into Gott's Corner. The property will be found towards the end of the lane on the left hand side. Postcode DT10 1DD