2 bedroom semi-detached house for saleSalisbury Street, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton
Sold STC £165,000
An appealing semi detached stone cottage situated on the fringe of the popular and well served village of Marnhull which offers day to day facilities including butchers, hairdresser, convenience stores, doctors' surgery with pharmacy and choice of public houses. We believe that the property dates to the 1830's and at one time the row of cottages were owned by the same family. This particular cottage has been home to our sellers for the last nine and half years during which time they have transformed it into a contemporary home without losing its traditional cottage feel. The property benefits from re-landscaped courtyard, new flooring throughout, re-decoration, new Upvc front door and some replacement double glazed windows and a combination gas fired central heating boiler. The property also has planning permission (September/October 2015) for the roof to be raised and extend into the loft space. A viewing is definitely a must to truly appreciate just how this home suits a variety of criteria - from full time main home, weekend retreat or lock up and leave UK base.
In brief, the ground floor accommodation consists of entrance hall with storage cupboards, combined sitting and dining room with inglenook fireplace and window seats, kitchen and bathroom. On the first floor there is a landing with study area and view over countryside to the side, and two double sized bedrooms both with window seats and some degree of countryside views, one boasting a lovely Victorian style fireplace. Outside there is an enclosed courtyard garden with enough space for patio furniture, pot plants and bins.
Energy Efficiency Rating D - Council Tax Band B
Ground Floor -
Entrance Hall - Upvc part glazed front door opens into a very bright and welcoming entrance hall. Exposed ceiling timbers. Ceiling lights. Smoke detector. Radiator. Power point. Old window recess with cupboard above housing the electrical consumer unit and meter. Storage cupboard with automatic lighting, power point and shelf. Stairs rising to the first floor with cupboard under with light, coat hooks and power point. Doors to the kitchen and bathroom. Opening into the:-
Sitting/Dining Room - 5.46m'' x 3.89m'' (17'11'' x 12'9'') - Two windows with seats under overlooking the roadside. Wall lights. Some exposed stone wall. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Television connection. Inglenook fireplace with Bressummer beam, flagstone hearth and multi-fuel burner
Kitchen - 3.15m'' x 2.31m'' (10'4'' x 7'7'') - Plus entrance - L shaped - Window overlooking the courtyard. Ceiling light. Part wood panelled walls. Radiator. Power points. Fitted with a range of rustic style kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards, separate drawer unit and eye level cupboards. Good amount of work surface. Part tiled walls. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap. Built in electric oven and gas hob. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for under counter fridge. Tile effect vinyl flooring.
Bathroom - Obscured glazed window into the kitchen. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Radiator. Suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin, bath with shower over and low level WC. Mosaic style part tiled walls. Tile effect vinyl flooring.
First Floor -
Landing - Some restricted head room. Window to the side with fabulous rural views and deep sill. Study space with storage cupboard. Exposed painted floorboards. Up a step and opens to further landing with ceiling light, smoke detector, wall mounted combination gas fired central heating boiler and doors to both bedrooms.
Master Bedroom - 2.41m'' x 3.99m'' (7'11'' x 13'1'') - Window with seat under enjoying partial rural view. Access to the loft space. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points.
Bedroom Two - 2.41m'' x 3.00m'' (7'11'' x 9'10'') - Window to the front with seat under and partial rural view. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Victorian style fireplace with recess to one side.
Courtyard Garden - The property is approached from the road via a picket gate onto a path leading to the front door and the courtyard. This is laid to paving stones with a flower bed retained by logs. The yard is fully enclosed and has sufficient space for bins and patio garden furniture.
From Sturminster Newton Office - Leave Sturminster via Bath Road heading towards Gillingham. On entering Marnhull continue forward passing the church and the Crown Inn on your left. Go past the turning for Stoneylawn on the right and a short distance afterwards the cottage will be found on the left hand side with a parking layby opposite.
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