5 bedroom house for salePleck, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1NY
Under Offer £475,000
- Character and charm in abundance
- Accommodation over 3 floors
- 5 bedrooms
- Edge of village location
- Sitting room with fablous fireplace
- Stone mullion windows
- Workshop and garaging
- No Onward chain
- Front, back and side gardens
- Rear garden adjoining fields with wonderful views over countryside beyond
An attached 5 BEDROOM HOUSE with an abundance of CHARACTER and CHARM, LOVELY GARDENS, GARAGING and WORKSHOP in a pleasant location adjoining fields on the EDGE of the VILLAGE. NO ONWARD CHAIN
Pleck End House is a charming character attached house believed to have origins dating back to the mid to late 1500s. The house is Grade II listed and constructed of stone elevations under a pitched tiled roof with accommodation over three floors. The ground floor accommodation consists of dual aspect sitting room with wonderful stone fireplace with wood burner on stone hearth, exposed beams, stone mullioned window and deep window seats. The dining room also has a fireplace with wood burner. The kitchen has a good range of wall mounted and floor standing units, stone tiled floor, space for Range and back door to the outside. Beyond the kitchen is a lobby with cupboards and cloakroom beyond. From the hall the staircase rises to a landing off which there are three double bedrooms, bathroom and separate shower room. A second staircase from the landing goes to the second floor landing which is ideal for a table or as a study area. Doors lead to bedrooms 4 and 5 with bedroom 4 being a lovely room with exposed A-frame and stonework and staircase down to bedroom 3. Outside there is garden on all sides of the house with stone outbuilding providing garaging and workshop.
Marnhull is one of the largest villages in England with a thriving community life and is celebrated in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles. It has two public houses, two primary schools, three churches, doctors' surgery, pharmacy, butchers, two grocery shops (one with a post office), hairdresser and beauty salon. There are many clubs and societies and it is surrounded by beautiful countryside. More extensive shopping, business and recreational facilities are available in Sturminster Newton 3½ miles whilst the larger towns of Shaftesbury 6 miles and Gillingham 6 miles, together with Sherborne 11 miles, are all easily accessible.
The A303 is to the north of Gillingham linking with the M3 to London. Mainline railway stations in Gillingham and Sherborne with a regular service to London Waterloo taking about 2 hours.
The area is well known for a number of independent schools including Port Regis at Motcombe, Hazlegrove at Sparkford, Sherborne Schools and Bryanston near Blandford. There are two primary schools in Marnhull and secondary schools in Sturminster Newton and Gillingham.
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