2 bedroom property for sale

£235,000

Goughs Close, Sturminster Newton DT10

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Property description

Occupying a most convenient position to the town centre a character cottage with a courtyard garden/ parking space to the front & an enclosed good sized rear garden. EPC Rating D

sturminster newton is an interesting Old Market Town and is the most centrally sited of North Dorset’s five principle towns, standing halfway between Blandford Forum and Sherborne in a most delightful setting on the banks of the River Stour and in the heart of the beautiful Blackmore Vale. There are a wide range of Shops, Banks, a PrimarySchool and a Secondary School, Church, Medical Centre and Health Clinic, NHSDentist, Private Dentist and a modern Leisure Centre. The Exchange is a multipurpose building offering a community/arts centre. Coarse fishing in the RiverStour. Blandford 9 miles, Sherborne 12, Yeovil 17, Dorchester 20, Bournemouthand the South Coast 27 miles. Gillingham 10 miles, has a mainline railwaystation. The A30 8 miles and the A303 approx.15 miles.

 

stourcastle cottage is a spacious attached character cottage located just off the town centre.  The accommodationcomprises of Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen & Dining Room, UtilityRoom, Cloakroom, Two Bedrooms and a Bathroom. The property is set in an enclosed rear garden and has potential forimprovement and modernising.  There are anumber of character features.  Heating is by gas fired boiler. Offered with no upward chain.

 

Accommodation

Covered Porch

 

Entrance Hall                                 

Radiator. Understairs cupboard.

 

Cloakroom                                       

Radiator. WC and wash hand basin.

 

Kitchen/Dining Room                 

23’10” x 10’11” 11’10” with pine fronted units comprising floor cupboards, wall cupboards and drawers. Single stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Space for fridge. Space for cooker. Inset spot lights. Radiator.Door to  Utility Room. Door to

 

Lean-to / Boot Room                     

Door to front Courtyard.

 

Utility Room                                   

9’ x 8’ approx with rustic style kitchen units. Worktop with inset sink. Space for washing machine. Wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler for central heating and hot water. Door to walk in Larder/ Store.

 

Sitting Room                                   

15’7”x 12’3” with exposed stone wall. Featured alcove. Wall lights. Two double radiators. French doors to the garden.

Rear Lobby                                      

Door to outside.

 

first floor                               

 

Landing                                            

Airing cupboard housing insulated cylinder with shelving over. Hatch to roof space.

                                                           

Bedroom One                                 

13’8”x 12’5” with excellent range of wardrobes and cupboards, (full length of wall).Overlooking the rear garden. Double radiator.

Bedroom Two                                 

9’8” x 9’ min with built in cupboard. Overlooking the rear garden. Radiator.

 

Bathroom                                         

White suite comprising panelled bath with mixer taps, wash basin with cupboard under and wc. Radiator.

 

Outside                                            

The property is approached through double wooden gates leading to a courtyard area with space to park a vehicle. Outside tap. The rear garden is good sized which is mainly laid to grass and has a number of mature trees and shrubs. Shed.

 

Services                                            

Mains water, gas, drainage and electricity. Telephone point.

 

Outgoings                                        

Council Tax Band tbc. North Dorset District Council .

 

Directions                                       

From our office in Sturminster Newton (on foot) head towards Candys Newsagents turn directly right into Goughs Close the property can be found on the left hand side.

 

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DT10 Zed-Index
£296,168 £387,079 £227,422 £191,459 £118,500

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Value change
£2,018 (0.69%) £10,532 (-3.43%) £293 (-0.10%) £10,941 (3.84%) £14,005 (4.96%) £12,531 (4.42%) £30,490 (11.48%)
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Avg. price paid: £254,939
No. of property sales: 173
Avg. price paid: £254,684
No. of property sales: 527
Avg. price paid: £256,656
No. of property sales: 877
Avg. price paid: £256,746
No. of property sales: 1,256
Avg. price paid: £187,485
No. of property sales: 4,397

Avg. asking price in DT10: £372,047
No. of properties for sale in DT10: 186
Avg. asking rent in DT10: £660 pcm
No. of properties to rent in DT10: 27

Property value data/graphs for DT10

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £387,079 £224 3.8 £337,978
Semi-detached £227,422 £237 3.1 £227,479
Terraced £191,459 £200 2.8 £169,039
Flats £118,500 £189 1.8 £104,428

Current asking prices in DT10

Avg. current asking prices in DT10
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £84,962
(4)
£234,309
(29)
£249,888
(68)
£402,931
(39)
£411,708
(20)
Flats £97,679
(7)
£123,850
(7)
£150,000
(1)
- -
All £93,055
(11)
£212,831
(36)
£248,440
(69)
£402,931
(39)
£411,708
(20)

Current asking rents in DT10

Avg. current asking prices in DT10
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £449 pcm
(5)
- £775 pcm
(6)
£923 pcm
(2)
-
Flats £401 pcm
(2)
£557 pcm
(4)
£687 pcm
(2)
- -
All £435 pcm
(7)
£557 pcm
(4)
£753 pcm
(8)
£923 pcm
(2)
-

Fun facts for DT10

Highest value in DT10
Highest value streets Zed-Index
£1,003,852
Hains Lane £746,965
Church Close £715,616
Lower Bagber £713,495
Walton Elms £696,303
Highest turnover in DT10
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Lovells Mead 44.4%
The Gavel 41.2%
Goughs Close 38.5%
Gold Street 37.5%
North Fields 36.8%

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Nearby transport

  • Templecombe (7.1 miles)
  • Gillingham (Dorset) (7.6 miles)
  • Sherborne (9.1 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (36.3 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (41.4 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (50.2 miles)
  • Poole Ferry Terminal (20.3 miles)
  • Poole Quay Ferry Landing (20.4 miles)
  • Brownsea Island Ferry Landing (22.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • William Barnes Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Okeford Fitzpaine Church of England Voluntary Aided School (2.4 miles)
  • The Forum School (2.8 miles)
  • Sturminster Newton High School (0.6 miles)
  • Clayesmore School (4.8 miles)
  • Bryanston School (6.7 miles)
  • Yewstock School (0.5 miles)
  • Fiveways Special School (13.5 miles)
  • Bruton School for Girls (13.9 miles)

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  • E B Marsh & Son Ltd in Appliance Retailer
    01258 472564
    34 Market Place, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1AR
    0.14 miles from this property
  • V B Building Design Ltd in Architectural Service
    01258 472282
    2 Market House, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1AR
    0.14 miles from this property
  • R F Walters in Carpenters & Joiners
    01258 473099
    Durrant End, Durrant, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1DQ
    0.16 miles from this property
  • Pat Cross in Kitchen Designers & Installers
    01258 472715
    1 Church Street, Market Cross, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1DB
    0.16 miles from this property
  • Rowsell Roofing Ltd in Roofing Contractors
    01935 478000
    24 Penny Street, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1DE
    0.19 miles from this property
  • R J Williams in Painters & Decorators
    01258 472764
    5 Barnes Close, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1BN
    0.24 miles from this property
  • Streeters Carpets & Beds Ltd in Carpet Fitter
    01258 472733
    Old Station Road, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1BD
    0.24 miles from this property
  • Hart & Sons Dorset Ltd in DIY Shop
    01258 472420
    Station Road, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1BD
    0.24 miles from this property
  • Carelec in Electronic Shop
    07887 777906
    Kenmore, Butts Pond, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1BE
    0.32 miles from this property
  • Quinns Heating Ltd in Plumbers
    07973 183658
    The Chapel, The, Bridge, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2DG
    0.36 miles from this property
  • Attacka in Security systems
    01258 817620
    PO Box 3409, Kingston, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2YX
    0.38 miles from this property
  • Classic Decorations in Painters & Decorators
    01258 473531
    11a Rixon Close, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1BS
    0.44 miles from this property
  • F Cowley & Son in Gas Installers
    01258 472333
    2 Rixon, Rixon, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1BQ
    0.44 miles from this property
  • Newglaze Windows Ltd in Window Replacement & Glaziers
    01258 473377
    Unit 3, Butts Pond Industrial Estate, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1AZ
    0.45 miles from this property
  • Sturglaze in Double Glazing Installer
    01258 475274
    6 Richmar Trading Centre, Butts Pond Industrial Estate, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1AZ
    0.45 miles from this property
  • A M Plastering Southern Ltd in Plasterers
    01258 473702
    The Old Gas Works, Butts Pond Industrial Estate, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1AZ
    0.45 miles from this property
  • D G Fowles in Electronic Shop
    01258 472981
    37 Elm Close, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1JG
    0.46 miles from this property
  • All Clean in Carpet & Rugs Shop
    01258 472381
    44 Filbridge Rise, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1BP
    0.57 miles from this property
  • Bright Building Services Ltd in Builder
    01258 473199
    Glebelands, Manston Road, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1AG
    0.58 miles from this property
  • Total Energy Services in Plumbers
    01258 472132
    8 North Dorset Business Park, Rolls Mill Way, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2GA
    0.66 miles from this property
  • A Stockley & Son in Plumbers
    01258 472950
    Gables River Court, Kingsmill Road, Glue Hill, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2DJ
    0.69 miles from this property
  • A T Property Maintenance in Property Maintenance Services
    01258 472906
    101 Green Close, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1BL
    0.72 miles from this property
  • E F Gordge & Sons Ltd in Painters & Decorators
    01258 472514
    56 Green Close, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1BL
    0.72 miles from this property
  • Sally Webb in Painters & Decorators
    01258 472802
    101 Rivers Corner, Rivers Corner, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2AB
    1.08 miles from this property
  • D I Woodworx Ltd in Carpenters & Joiners
    07789 038950
    The Nest, Rivers Corner, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2AB
    1.08 miles from this property
  • Morgan Design Studio Ltd in Architectural Service
    07557 962724
    Yew Tree Cottage, Hinton St Mary, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1NA
    1.27 miles from this property
  • Derek Ford Design in Architectural Service
    01258 472447
    May Cottage, Fiddleford, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2BX
    1.39 miles from this property
  • Stuart M Read in Builder
    01258 472345
    Rushay Farm, Bagber Common, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2HB
    1.53 miles from this property
  • W A & J M Hart in Builder
    01258 818080
    Mill Cottage, Fifehead Neville, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2AL
    2.18 miles from this property
  • Artifex Joinery in Carpenters & Joiners
    01258 473324
    Barkleighs, Manston, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1HB
    2.20 miles from this property

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