3 bedroom cottage for sale

Church Lane, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10

Sold STC £335,000

Property Description

Key features

  • ATTACHED PERIOD COTTAGE
  • THREE BEDROOMS
  • 15' SITTING ROOM
  • 12' DINING ROOM
  • FITTED KITCHEN
  • BEAUTIFUL FAMILY BATHROOM
  • SECOND BATHROOM
  • REAR COURTYARD GARDEN
  • OFF ROAD PARKING
  • IMMACULATE THROUGHOUT

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

OVERTON COTTAGE is an attractive attached 3 bedroom period cottage C1800s, built of mellow brick under a clay tile roof with Dormers with deceptively spacious accommodation arranged over three floors. This quaint charming property has been much improved and maintained to an exceptionally high standard by the present owner to provide a spacious and comfortable character home remaining many original features including cosy fireplace with wood burning stove, original panelled doors, sash windows, exposed stripped floor boards, stylishly and simply decorated and furnished throughout. Enjoying a quiet location in the heart of this old town within easy walking distance of the bustling town centre with a good range of shops, local inns and churches with enclosed gated courtyard and garden with off road parking. An early viewing is recommended to secure this desirable and charming home with immediate vacant possession.

APPROACHED: From Church Lane, original painted wood entrance porch with lead canopy, pretty cottage gardens, original handsome painted wooden panelled front door with Brass Lion door knocker.

ENTRANCE: With spacious reception area, quarry tiled floor, double panel radiator, original staircase with painted banister post, spindles and handrail (connecting door to sitting room/dining room and kitchen).

SITTING ROOM: (15'2 x 13'6) Painted panelled door. Wonderful character room, nicely proportioned with good ceiling height. Feature fireplace with natural mellow brick with inset wood burning stove, slate hearth creates cosy focal point, wall lights, double panel radiator, small side window, original sash window enjoying pleasant outlook onto front and neighbouring gardens and courtyard.

DINING ROOM 12.5 x 12'2 Nicely proportioned character room with good ceiling height, stripped pine floor boards, feature fireplace with brick arch and slate hearth, inset wood burning stove creates cosy focal point, fireside alcove with built in cabinets with top drawers and roll tops and useful shelves, panel radiator, ample power points, sash windows enjoying outlook onto front.
UPSTEP

KITCHEN: 14'2 x 6'1 Well equipped and fitted with attractive range of contemporary floor cupboards with matching drawers and trim, contrasting oak block work tops/counters, inset china clay sink, swan neck mixer taps, mosaic tile splash backs, Britannia stainless steel extractor hood, Rangemaster cooker with 5 ring gas hob, double electric fan assisted oven and grill, stripped 'Honey pine floor boards, panel radiator, pretty small painted windows look out onto rear, wall hung gas boiler serving central heating and domestic hot water, spot light tracks. Original farmhouse 'latch' door opens into rear lobby. Painted wooden door to (four panel door returns into hallway)

UTILITY ROOM: 6'8 X 5'3 Useful room, original flagstone floor, matching floor cabinets with roll edge work top, inset 1 bowl, stainless steel sink and drainer, swan neck mixer tap, mosaic tile splash back, useful shelving, space for dishwasher, panel radiator, small painted casement window enjoying outlook onto communal garden and gated parking apron.

STAIRCASE: Original stripped pine staircase with handrail and Newell posts, galleried handrail, landing, original stripped floor boards, double panel radiator, large sash window, second staircase to second floor landing.

MASTER BEDROOM : Bright airy room, nicely proportioned, good ceiling heights, stripped pine floor boards, pretty hob grate fireplace, fireside alcoves, panel radiator, ample power points, sash windows enjoying pleasant views across neighbouring cottage garden and countryside views beyond the town.

BEDROOM 2: 12'1 x 12'7 Charming character room, well proportioned with good ceiling height, stripped pine floor boards, pretty hob grate fire place, fireside alcove , original built in wardrobe with hanging rail and top shelf, original sash window enjoying outlook onto cottage garden.

SECOND STAIRCASE: Stripped pine treads, painted handrail. Inner landing, useful built in cupboard with storage Trompe l'oeil book shelves.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Modern white suite with moulded acrylic bath, side panel, hot and cold tap, chrome shower fittings, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, ceramic tiles to bath and shower area, stripped pine floor boards, chrome ladder towel rail, sash windows.

TOP FLOOR LANDING: Painted banister post, galleried handrail, access to loft space, stripped pine floor boards, double panel radiator, ample space for writing desk.

BEDROOM 3: 13'5 x 15'4 Charming character room and good ceiling height. Partially sloping to eaves, stripped pine floor boards, double panel radiator, ample power points, dormer windows enjoying pleasant outlook onto neighbouring cottage gardens with countryside views beyond the town.

SECOND BATHROOM: (11'10 x 12'2) Painted style suite, moulded acrylic roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, stripped pine floor boards, double panel radiator, spotlight, original sash windows enjoying roof top outlook, pretty cottage gardens and countryside views beyond.

OUTSIDE


FRONT GARDEN: Pretty cottage flower borders enhance the front of this property.

REAR COURTYARD AND GARDEN: Approached via solid wooden gated access and five bar stable door. There is an area of enclosed courtyard garden and useful parking apron, adequate for 1/2 vehicles, fully enclosed by old mellow stone walling, a private area of garden is positioned to the rear of the courtyard, put down to shingle and flagstone stepping stones ideal for container and tub plants. There is a water butt and useful tool shed. The garden enjoys a private and secluded sunny position.



SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage, telephone, gas and oil all subject to the usual utility regulations.

Council Tax Band:D
EPC rating:D
Property M:148

TENURE: Freehold

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.














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Nearest station

  • Templecombe (7.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hambledon Estate Agents, Sturminster Newton

Market Place, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1AR

01258 919028 Local call rate

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