3 bedroom cottage for sale

Red Lane, DT10

Under Offer £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • ATTACHED PERIOD COTTAGE
  • CHARACTER HOME
  • THREE BEDROOMS
  • SITTING ROOM
  • WONDERFUL CHRACTER KITCHEN
  • SHOWER ROOM
  • SNUG ROOM/DOWNSTIRS BEDROOM
  • FAMILY BATHROOM
  • DELIGHTFUL GARDENS

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE is an attractive two to three bedroom attached period dwelling built Circa 1850, formerly The Village School House built of natural local stone under a clay tiled roof.
The property has been loved and enjoyed as a comfortable and charming character home, having been sympathetically refurbished and improved and maintained to an exceptionally high standard by the present owners to provide spacious living accommodation. Retaining many original features, cosy open fireplaces and wonderful farmhouse style kitchen, enjoying a semi rural location in this popular hamlet of Todber, twixt the nearby towns of Sturminster Newton, Shaftesbury and Gillingham, all within easy reach. With beautifully maintained cottage gardens, ample off road parking and fabulous countryside views.

APPROACHED: via easy pull in onto driveway and generous parking apron, pathway leads to:

ENTRANCE: Handsome stone mullions, attractive UPVC front door with obscure glazed top panel.

HALLWAY: Spacious reception area, coving, double panel radiator, staircase, useful under stairs cupboard.

SITTING ROOM: 13' x 12' Original stripped pine panel door, nicely proportioned character room with good ceiling height. Picture rail, stripped polished floor boards, original fireplace with painted wooden surround and display mantle, inset wood burning stove creating a cosy focal point, fireside alcoves, ample power points, television aerial point, dual aspect double glazed lead light windows enjoying pleasant outlook onto pretty cottage gardens and countryside views beyond.

DINING ROOM: 13'6" x 11' Stripped pine panel door, nicely proportioned room with good ceiling heights. Picture rail, stripped pine polished floor boards, handsome fire place with dressed surround, tiled hearth with cast iron inset grate, creates a cosy focal point. Fireside alcove shelving, full height cupboard with stripped pine doors, lead light UPVC double glazed window enjoying pleasant outlook onto cottage gardens.

KITCHEN: 17'4" x 10'3" Wonderful character room finished in a farmhouse style. Well proportioned with good ceiling height, well equipped and fitted with a modern range of shaker style floor and wall cupboards finished in cream, with matching drawers and trim, contrasting Oak work tops and counters, inset 1 bowl ceramic sink and drainer with swan neck mixer tap, glazed display cabinet, inset four ring electric ceramic hob, built-in double electric fan assisted oven and grill, stainless steel extractor hood and canopy, built-in plate rack to return wall, wine rack with top drawer. Space and plumbing for dishwasher, painted wainscot panelling to return wall, attractive ceramic tiled splash backs, floor standing Grant oil fired boiler serves central heating and domestic hot water. Terracotta floor tiles, double panel radiator, lead light UPVC double glazed window enjoying pleasant outlook onto beautifully maintained cottage gardens with countryside views beyond. Full height double glazed French doors open onto garden, original painted back door opens onto courtyard. Panelled door opens into:

INNER LOBBY/UTILITY ROOM: Terracotta floor tiles, wooden counter, space and plumbing for washing machine, wall hung cabinet, sliding panelled door to:

SHOWER ROOM: Modern white suite comprising low level W.C, pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled walk in shower cubicle with Gainsborough shower, panel radiator, terracotta floor tiles, ceramic tiled splash backs, obscure casement window and Dimplex heater.

SNUG ROOM/DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM 3: A wonderful character room with high vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, colour washed stone work. Slate hearth with free standing wood burning stove, halogen spotlights, UPVC double glazed window enjoying pleasant outlook onto courtyard.

STAIRCASE: Painted banister post and handrail, return stairs rise to:

LANDING: Matching banister post and galleried handrail, half casement window enjoys outlook onto courtyard.

BEDROOM 1: 13' x 12'4" Nicely proportioned dual aspect room with good ceiling heights, chimney breast with original inset hob grate, alcoves, double panel radiator, matching lead light double glazed window enjoying pleasant outlook and far reaching countryside views. Access to loft space.

BEDROOM 2: 13' x 9'5" Stripped pine panelled door, bright and airy room, nicely proportioned with good ceiling heights. Fireplace with inset hob grate, built-in alcove cupboard with hanging rail and shelves, double panel radiator, UPVC lead light double glazed window enjoying far reaching countryside views.

FAMILY BATHROOM: White suite comprising moulded acrylic bath with painted wooden side panel, chrome mixer taps and shower spray. Low level W.C, floor standing cabinet with porcelain wash hand basin, painted wainscot panelling, walk in shower cubicle with spa jets, skylight window and double panel radiator.

OUTSIDE: The gardens are an attractive and delightful feature, having been beautifully maintained, being of a good but manageable size that extends to the front and side of the property, with the addition of an enclosed gravelled courtyard to the rear. The gardens are laid out in a traditional style and are predominately laid to lawn and enclosed by wooden post and rail fencing, and established mature hedging. The garden is stocked with an abundance of established flowering plants and shrubs, providing colour and interest throughout the seasons. There is a wooden pergola supporting established honeysuckle, roses, clematis and jasmine. There is an area of raised timber decking ideal for outdoor seating and eating Al-Fresco. Oil storage tank.
The garden enjoys a sunny and sheltered position with fabulous far reaching countryside views.

SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage, (septic tank) telephone and oil all subject to the usual utility regulations.

Council Tax Band: D
EPC rating: F
Property M: 116

TENURE: Freehold

VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through the agents.


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12 June 2017

Nearest station

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (4.0 mi)
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Hambledon Estate Agents, Sturminster Newton

Market Place, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1AR

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Hambledon Estate Agents, Sturminster Newton

Market Place, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1AR

01258 919028 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (4.0 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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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