3 bedroom cottage for saleKingston Cross, Kingston Sturminster Newton
- Semi Detached Cottage
- Three Bedrooms
- Pretty Cottage Garden
- Quiet Lane Side Position
- Good Sized Kitchen/Dining Room
- Fireplace with Wood Burner
- Village Facilities
- Energy Efficiency Rating E
Little is known of the history of this charming semi detached cottage which is situated in a quiet lane side location of Kingston. We believe that the cottage dates back to the late 1800's and may have at one time formed part of a barn. Over the course of time, the property has evolved into a delightful residential dwelling with good ceiling heights and well proportioned rooms, yet retaining a lovely cosy atmosphere and character features, such as exposed beams, floorboards and Inglenook fireplace with Bressumer beam. During the eleven years of ownership, the current seller has maintained the cottage to a high standard having replaced all fencing, the chimney and front and rear doors, in addition to some electrical work and re-pointing as well as the relaying of all of the tiled roofing. The property also benefits from UPVC double glazing throughout, some windows with an attractive Georgian bar and oil fired central heating via radiators. This delightful home really must be viewed to truly appreciate the ambience of the cottage and its easy to use layout.
Ground Floor -
Sitting Room - 5.33m'' x 3.84m'' (17'6'' x 12'7'') - Maximum measurements. Upvc double glazed front door with inset glass panel opens into the sitting room. Window with Georgian bar to the front. Wall cupboard housing electric meter. Wall lights. Two radiators. Power, telephone and television points. Stairs rising to the first floor with recess beneath. Inglenook fireplace with Bressumer beam, flagstone and tiled hearth and wood burner in situ. Half pane glass stable door opens into the:-
Kitchen/Dining Room - 2.51m'' x 4.80m'' (8'3'' x 15'9'') - Plus 9'7'' x 4'10'' - a useful area for Welsh dresser style unit. Built in double storage cupboard with shelves and hanging rail plus further storage with bottle rack above. Ceiling light. Door to the bathroom.). Opening with exposed beam into the main kitchen/dining area. Two windows overlooking the rear garden and Upvc door with inset glass panel opening onto the paved terrace. Kitchen area fitted with a modern range of floor cupboards, separate drawer unit and eye level cupboards. Work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink with swan neck mixer tap. Space for fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Slot in calor gas cooker with double oven and four burners. Ceiling lights. Radiator. Central heating control programmer. Ample power points. Some exposed painted stone walls. Vinyl flooring throughout.
Bathroom - 8' 5" x 4' 10" (2.57m x 1.47m) Obscure glazed window with deep tiled sill to side elevation. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Wood panelled ceiling. Shaver light and point. Suite comprising:- pedestal wash hand basin with swan neck mixer tap, low level WC and bath with mixer tap and electric shower over. Part tiled walls. Radiator. Vinyl tiled flooring.
First Floor -
Landing - Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Borrowed light from bedroom two window. Stairs rising to the second floor. Chimney breast. Panel doors to both bedrooms.
Master Bedroom - 2.95m'' x 2.97m'' (9'8'' x 9'9'') - Maximum measurements - Window with Georgian bar inlay tot he front aspect taking in countryside views in the distance. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Deep over stairs cupboard with hanging rail. Exposed floorboards.
Bedroom Two/Study - 2.26m'' x 2.36m'' (7'5'' x 7'9'') - Window with Georgian style bar inlay overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Window onto the landing.
Second Floor -
Loft Room/ Bedroom Three - 2.64m'' x 2.79m'' (8'8'' x 9'2'') - Sloping ceilings. Strip wood door from a small landing opens into the bedroom. Velux window overlooking the rear garden and views beyond. Obscured glazed window to the stair case. Radiator. Power points. Eaves storage. Built in wardrobe with hanging rail and storage space above. Built in cupboard with shelves.
Garden - The property is approached from the lane onto a quarry tiled path leading to the front door with tiled canopy above. There is a concrete frontage - ideal for pot plant display - shielded from the lane by a low brick wall. A timber gate provides access along the side of the cottage where there is space to store logs and other garden items. The path continues to the rear of the property where there is a paved area and the oil fired boiler. Steps, with gravelled areas to either side, rise to a lawn. The path continues to the end of the garden where the oil tank is sited and the apple trees. The lawn is bordered by flower and shrub beds. There is also a good size timber garden shed as well as a greenhouse, with storage for logs also available. The garden is fully enclosed in part by wood fencing and old stone walls and enjoys a very sunny aspect.
From The Sturminster Newton Office - Leave the town via Bridge Street at the traffic lights continue over the bridge and turn right onto the A357 heading towards Sherborne. Take the next turning left into Glue Hill, signposted Hazelbury Bryan. Continue along this road for three miles and take a turning on the right, signposted Kingston. Continue for about half a mile to Kingston Cross. Follow the road to the right and the property will be found on the left hand side.
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