3 bedroom cottage for saleHigh Street, Stalbridge, Sturminster Newton
Offers in Excess of £290,000
A cottage which doesn't let on just what lies beyond the front door.........................This charming cottage will woo you every step of the way and will leave a lasting impression with its surprising accommodation and "oh my word - I wasn't expecting that"! The first part of the cottage dates to around 1890 with a more recent extension to the rear and incorporates the 17th century barn which was reputed to have been used by John Wesley and his horse to sleep in when he was preaching in the town. The cottage is not listed but lies within the conservation area of Dorset's smallest town close to all amenities and countryside walks. The front windows are traditionally a sash with secondary glazing whilst to the rear the windows and doors are Upvc, other character features include exposed timbers and Victorian style fireplaces. The property also benefits from gas fired central heating via radiators. You MUST go inside to appreciate this home.
The accommodation is arranged over three floors and on the ground floor consists of porch, adaptable reception room - currently used as an office, inner hall, sitting room, conservatory, combined kitchen and dining room fitting with a stylish range of contrasting coloured units and a modern shower room. On the first floor there are two double sized bedrooms, both with en-suite facilities and on the second floor there is a further double bedroom. Outside the magic continues with a beautifully landscaped rear garden which has a fabulous paved sun terrace and offers excellent privacy and a sunny aspect.
Energy Efficiency Rating D - Council Tax Band C
Ground Floor -
Reception Room - 3.81m'' x 2.92m'' (12'6'' x 9'7'') - Timber door with glazed fanlight over opens into a useful entrance with electrical consumer unit, coat hooks and part wood panelled walls. White panelled door opens into the main reception room. An adaptable space currently used as an office. Sash window with secondary glazing overlooking the high street. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Victorian style fireplace with black iron work. Laminate flooring. White panelled door opens to the:-
Inner Hall - Ceiling light. Coat hooks. Stairs rising to the first floor with storage recess under. White panelled door opens to the:-
Sitting Room - 3.99m'' x 3.76m'' (13'1'' x 12'4'') - Ceiling and wall lights. Access to the shower trap. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Television connection. Victorian style fireplace with Adams style surround, coal effect gas fire and brass fender. Recess to one side of the chimney breast with display shelves and storage cupboard under and storage cupboard with glass fronted cabinet above to the other side. Opening to the conservatory with fitted display/storage shelves. Laminate flooring. Opening to the:-
Hall - Window to the side. Wall lights. Radiator. Power points. Wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler. Steps rising to the kitchen/dining room, door to the shower room and opens to the:-
Conservatory Area - 2.36m'' x 3.07m'' (7'9'' x 10'1'') - Approximate measurements - French doors with full height windows to either side opens to the rear garden. Exposed stone wall and timbers. Power points. Laminate flooring.
Dining Area - 4.65m'' x 2.95m'' (15'3'' x 9'8'') - Steps rise to the dining area. Window to the side elevation. Exposed timbers. Wall lights. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Fitted cupboard with space and plumbing for a washing machine, space over for a tumble dryer and shelves to one side. Black and white tiled floor. Steps rise up to the:-
Kitchen Area - 4.83m'' x 3.45m'' (15'10'' x 11'4'') - Upvc part glazed stable door to the rear and three windows to the side aspect. Recessed spot lights. Exposed feature beams. Fitted with a chic and contemporary range of contrasting kitchen units consisting of metal storage cupboards with roll up doors, separate drawer units with deep pan drawers and eye level cupboards and cabinets. Generous amount of work surfaces. Circular stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Further one and half bowl stainless steel sink with mono tap sited on the peninsula. Integrated fridge and freezer. Space for an American style fridge/freezer. Space for range style cooker with extractor hood over. Tiled floor.
Shower Room - Opaque window into the hall. Part vaulted ceiling. Wall light. Wall mounted electric heater. Contemporary suite consisting of tiled walk in shower cubicle with spa type shower, coloured glass circular table top wash hand basin with mono tap, bidet and low level WC. Tiled floor.
First Floor -
Landing - Stairs rise and return to the landing. Ceiling light. Power point. Stairs rising to the second floor. Strip-wood doors to both bedrooms.
Master Bedroom - 4.01m'' x 2.74m (13'2'' x 9') - Approximate measurements - Window looking towards the rear garden. Ceiling light. Loft access. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Two built in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelf. Opening to the:-
En-Suite Shower Room - Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Tiled walls and timber walls. Storage shelves. Low level WC with economy flush facility. Pedestal wash hand basin. Shower cubicle. Laminate flooring.
Bedroom Two - 3.28m'' x 2.95m'' (10'9'' x 9'8'') - Plus doorway - Sash window with secondary glazing to the front aspect. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf. Sliding door to the:-
En-Suite Cloakroom - Ceiling light. Pedestal wash hand basin with mirror over. Low level WC with economy flush facility. Tiled walls.
Second Floor -
Bedroom Three - 3.81m'' x 3.00m'' (12'6'' x 9'10'') - Plus landing area - Stair rise and return to the landing with skylight to the rear aspect. Exposed timbers. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Victorian style fireplace. Door to cloakroom.
Garden - French doors open from the conservatory onto a small area with steps rising to a path leading along the side of the cottage to further shallow steps rising to a good sized paved alfresco dining area and to a paved sun terrace. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with shrub, flower beds and a variety of fruit bushes and trees. There is a greenhouse, timber shed and storage areas. The garden is fully enclosed in part by old stone walls and offers a sunny and private aspect.
From Sturminster Newton - Leave Sturminster via Bridge Street at the traffic lights go over the bridge and turn right onto the A357. Continue on this road for approximately 5 miles turning left where Stalbridge is signposted. On entering the town go through the single lane onto the High Street. The property is on the left hand side - opposite the Swan Inn.
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