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Property details

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 2 reception rooms


  • Detached Cottage
  • Town Centre Location
  • Off Road Parking
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Large Kitchen/Diner
  • Enclosed Rear Garden
  • Focal Fireplace
  • Double Glazing
  • Gas Central Heating

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Description Situated in the heart of Sturminster Newton is this wonderfully presented three bedroom detached cottage. With plenty of character features throughout, this property is offered for sale with no forward chain and benefits from off road parking, gas central heating and double glazing throughout.
The property is approached from the driveway which has off road parking at the front of the property. The front door opens into a dining hall with windows to the front and side aspect, and a large storage cupboard. Leading through the property into the inner hall which has a door to the side, and a cloakroom which is fitted with a low level WC and pedestal hand wash basin. This then leads into the large kitchen/dining room which is a great space as a family room. The kitchen is fitted with wall and base units, an oven with a gas hob and extractor over, 1 and a half bowl sink with drainer, and a window to the side aspect. The dining area has French doors opening onto a patio area in the rear garden, and also a window to the side aspect and stairs leading to the first floor. The sitting room is adjacent the kitchen with a large feature fireplace, as well as two windows to the side and rear aspect and French doors into the garden which provides plenty of natural light into the room.
Upstairs from the dining area is the landing which gives access to the three bedrooms and the family bathroom. The main bedroom is a large double with two fitted cupboards into the eaves storage, and benefitting from a triple aspect giving plenty of natural light. There is reduced head height in the main bedroom. The second bedroom is a small double with the airing cupboard and a further fitted cupboard, and a window to the side aspect. The third bedroom is a single bedroom with a window to the side. The family bathroom is a modern suite which comprises a panelled bath with a shower over, a low level WC and a pedestal hand wash basin.
The rear garden is enclosed by timber fencing, and is mainly laid to lawn with a patio area adjacent the cottage.

Location: 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, a Primary School and a Secondary School, Church, Medical Centre and Health Clinic, nhs Dentist, Private Dentist and a modern Leisure Centre. The Exchange is an award winning multi-purpose building offering a community/arts centre. Coarse fishing in the River Stour. Blandford 9 miles, Sherborne 12, Yeovil 17, Dorchester 20, Bournemouth and the South Coast 27 miles. Gillingham 10 miles has a mainline railway station. The A30 is 8 miles and the A303 approximately 15 miles.

Additional information Services: Mains Water, Gas, Electricity & Drainage.
Council Authority: Dorset Council - Tel: Council Tax Band: E
Caution: Nb All services and fittings mentioned in these particulars have not been tested and hence we cannot confirm that they are in working order.
Energy Performance Certificate:
Rated: E ~ View at

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Local Amenities

  • Templecombe 7.2 miles
  • Gillingham (Dorset) 7.7 miles
  • William Barnes Primary School 0.1 miles
  • Yewstock School (SEN) 0.6 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Templecombe 7.2 miles
  • Gillingham (Dorset) 7.7 miles
  • William Barnes Primary School 0.1 miles
  • Yewstock School (SEN) 0.6 miles

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  • £235,570
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23rd Dec 2019 £299,000 First listed

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