3 bedroom detached bungalow for saleMoorside, Sturminster Newton
Sold STC £600,000
- Detached Country Residence
- Set in About Two and Half Acres
- Three Double Bedrooms
- Three Reception Rooms
- Stable Block and Yards
- Energy Rating 'E'
Boasting a rural and private but not isolated location is this lovely detached bungalow offering good sized internal accommodation of around 1750 sq.ft/182 sq.m and outdoor space with countless uses. The property was built in the 1950’s and has been our sellers’ family home for in excess of forty years. During their time in residence the bungalow has been maintained and improved to a very high standard with oil fired central heating and double glazing and still offers the potential, if required and subject to approval, to extend further in to the large loft space. Outside, the workshop and stables easily lend themselves to development and provide a business opportunity convert to holiday chalets, storage units or even to home a dependent relative – again subject to the necessary permissions. The property enjoys formal gardens extending to about 1.5 acres and a paddock with separate entrance, which again offers flexibility as to own usage or to rent out. If you need endless options, this property is one that certainly merits a viewing to see how it could meet one’s needs.
In brief, the living accommodation consists of reception hall which opens to the garden room and dining room. Double doors lead to the sitting room which boasts a dual aspect and an open fireplace. There is a good sized kitchen/breakfast room with plenty of storage cupboard and the range - a 'Stanley' which provides the hot water, central heating and cooking facilities. An inner hall gives access to the bathroom and three double bedrooms, two with fitted wardrobes and the main with shower cubicle. There is also a good sized utility room with gardeners WC and large boot/cloaks cupboard. Outside, there is a long drive leading up to the bungalow and continuing up to the stables and yard. Here there are twelve stables, single garage and open double garage plus further storage and outbuildings. Gate opens to the paddock which also benefits from a separate entrance from the lane. There is a large worksho
The Accommodation -
Reception Hall - Upvc front door with inset glass fanlight opens into the reception hall. Ceiling light. Coved. Opening to the dining room, garden room and double doors to the:-
Sitting Room - 3.81m'' x 6.38m' (12'6'' x 20'11'') - Enjoying a dual aspect with bay angled windows overlooking the front and side gardens. Ceiling lights. Coved. Two radiators. Power and television points. Open fireplace with stone surround and marble hearth and mantel. White panelled door into the entrance hall.
Dining Room - 3.81m'' x 4.55m' (12'6'' x 14'11'') - Ceiling light. Coved. Radiator. Power and television points. Stone fireplace with two display alcoves. White panelled door to the entrance hall. Arch to the reception hall and opening into the kitchen/breakfast room.
Garden Room - 2.90m'' x 2.49m' (9'6'' x 8'2'') - Of Upvc construction with dwarf wall and vaulted roof with ceiling light and fan. Windows to three sides taking in views over the gardens. Two radiators.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 3.84m'' x 3.30m' (12'7'' x 10'10'') - Window to the side overlooking the drive and gardens. Ceiling light. Coved. Fitted with a range of country style cream coloured kitchen units consisting of floor cupboards with drawers, bottle rack, separate drawer unit and eye level cupboards and illuminated cabinets. Good amount of work surfaces. One and half bowl sink with swan neck mixer tap. Tiled splash backs. Recess with dresser style shelves and light. Fitted dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Timber surround enclosing the 'Stanley' oil fired range style cooker for heating, hot water and cooking. Double glazed door to:-
Utility Room - 2.31m'' x 4.04m' (7'7'' x 13'3'') - Timber door to the outside. Window overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling light. Power and telephone points. Fitted with a range of units including floor cupboards with drawers, separate drawer unit and wall shelves. Work surfaces. Double stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap. Included electric oven. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for further appliances. Walk in storage/boot cupboard with light, shelves, coat hooks and central heating programmer. Door to gardeners WC.
Entrance Hall - Front Porch - 4'8'' x 8'5'' Formerly the main entrance. Sliding doors from the front garden open into the porch. Windows to either side. Pane glass door opens into the hall. Ceiling lights. Coved. Access to loft space with pull down ladder, light and part boarded - potential to develop into accommodation subject to the necessary permissions. Radiator. Central heating thermostat. Power and telephone points. Good sized airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and fitted with slatted shelves. Doors to sitting room, dining room, bathroom, bedrooms three, two and:-
Bedroom One - 3.78m'' x 4.55m' (12'5'' x 14'11'') - Boasting a dual outlook with window overlooking the side garden and angled bay window overlooking the front garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power points. Television connection. Fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower. Fitted with a range of bedroom furniture consisting of wardrobes with hanging rails and shelves, bedside chest with corner display shelves above, overhead storage cupboards and dressing table with drawers.
Bedroom Two - 3.81m'' x 4.55m' (12'6'' x 14'11'') - Window overlooking the side garden. Ceiling light. Radiator. Power and telephone points. Fitted with a range of wardrobes with hanging rails and shelves and chest of drawers.
Bedroom Three - 3.78m'' x 3.00m' (12'5'' x 9'10'') - Window to the side. Ceiling light with decorative rose. Coved. Radiator. Power points. Television connection.
Bathroom - 2.59m'' x 2.29m' (8'6'' x 7'6'') - Obscured glazed window to the rear elevation. Ceiling light. Coved. Shaver point. Part tiled walls. Suit consisting of pedestal wash hand basin, corner bath and low level WC. Wall mounted electric heater.
The Outbuildings - 3.63m'' x 3.58m'' - The Workshop - 15'3'' x 29'5'' (4.65m x 8.97m) - Sliding timber door, windows to rear and side. Pitched roof with exposed beams. Plenty of storage cupboards and work benches. Power, lighting and television connection.
The Kennel - 11'11'' x 11'9'' (3.63m x 3.58m) with power
Stable Block - 15'5'' x 12' (3.63m x 3.58m) 12 stables all approximately same size. Set in a good sized yard with power, lighting and water.
Open Double Garage, single garage with timber double doors and further open storage area.
The Grounds - Formal Gardens - Laid to lawn with well stocked flower and shrub beds.
Yard and Greenhouses - Enclosed by five bar metal gate and breeze block wall.
The Paddock - Entry from the stable yard or separately down the side of the property from the lane.
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