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

Rookery Close, Gillingham - £375,000 For Sale

Property Details

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A delightful, recently modernised detached chalet style home offering well proportioned flexible accommodation with three/four double bedrooms and situated in a sought after cul de sac on the Shaftesbury side of the town. The property is about a fifteen minute walk to the mainline train station and the town centre where there is a selection of shops and supermarkets, doctor and dentists surgeries and schooling for all ages. This lovely home benefits from uPVC double glazing throughout, gas fired central heating from a combination boiler and provides comfortable accommodation as is, with scope to decorated to one's own taste, as and when. A viewing is essential to really appreciate what this home has to offer, not just for the inside space but also the gardens and its' location. The property easily satisfies many criteria from those seeking a family home to those in their leisure years. We suggest an early viewing so as to avoid missing out on the chance to be the next owner of this wonderful home.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Composite front door with four inset glass panes and full height opaque glazed window to the side opens into a good sized welcoming entrance hall. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Coved. Part wood panelled walls. Central heating thermostat. Radiator. Power points. Stairs rising to the first floor. Oak veneered doors to all rooms.

Sitting Room

Window with view over the front garden. Ceiling lights and uplighters. Radiator. Power points. Feature fireplace with timber mantel and stone slip.

Dining Room/Fourth Bedroom

Window with view over the rear garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points.


Window with tiled sill overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling lights. Power points. Fitted with a range of traditional style kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with mood lighting and some with drawers, tall cupboard with shelves, further storage cupboard and eye level cupboards. Generous amount of solid wood work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Ceramic sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap. Space and pluming for a washing machine or dishwasher. Gas hob with splash back. Built in eye level double electric oven with drawers under and storage above. Wood effect vinyl flooring. Opens to another part of the kitchen/utility:-
Window with tiled sill overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling lights. Wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler. Wall shelves. Radiator. Power points. Solid wood work surfaces with ceramic sink and drainer plus swan neck mixer tap, floor cupboard under and space for under counter appliances. Vinyl flooring.

Bedroom Three

Window to the front overlooking the garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power points.


Obscured glazed window to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Coved. Laminate panelled walls. Chrome heated towel rail. Fitted with a modern suite consisting of bathe with waterfall mixer tap and shower attachment, table top vanity wash hand basin with waterfall mixer tap and low level WC with dual flush facility. Vinyl flooring.

First Floor


Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Access to the attic store room. Oak veneer doors to all rooms.

Bedroom One

Window with view over the rear garden. Ceiling light. Access to the loft. Radiator. Power points with USB port. Built in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelves.

Bedroom Two

Window with outlook over the rear garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and television points.

Shower Room

Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Laminate panelled walls. Fitted with a suite consisting of corner shower cubicle with choice of monsoon or hand held head, wash hand basin with waterfall mixer tap and low level WC with dual flush facility. Wall mounted bathroom cabinet. Vinyl flooring.


Garage and Parking (5.41m'' x 2.59m'' / 17'9'' x 8'6'')

The property is approached from the road onto a tarmacadam drive with space to park two cars and one under the car port. The garage has an up and over door, fitted with light and power plus personal door to the side opening to the rear garden.


A picket gate opens from the drive to a path leading to the front door and garden. This is mostly laid to lawn and enclosed in part by hedgerow and timber fencing. The rear garden is of a good size and is laid to lawn with a large paved seating area to the back of the house. Both gardens are a blank canvas for one's own landscaping design.


From Gillingham Town

Leave the High Street heading towards Shaftesbury. At the second set of lights turn left into Rookery Close. The property will be found on the right hand side. Postcode SP8 4LH