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Veals Lane, Hinton St. Mary, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10

££525,000 Guide

3 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

A charming, thatched Grade II listed cottage boasting period features, situated in a peaceful village location.

Michaelmas Cottage is a delightful, detached, period property located in the heart of the highly sought-after village of Hinton St Mary. The cottage boasts accommodation over two floors with a variety of character features throughout including an inglenook fireplace, exposed stone walls and wood beams. The ground floor comprises a large sitting room with stairs to the first floor, French doors opening onto the garden and an inglenook fireplace, a dual aspect dining room with wood burning stove and the kitchen/breakfast room with flagstone floor and access to the utility and cloakroom to the rear. Upstairs, you will find three bedrooms, two of which are doubles, as well as the family shower room.

Hinton St Mary is a village located one mile north of the market town of Sturminster Newton which lies on the River Stour. The Hinton St Mary Estate has been the home of the Pitt-Rivers family for over 400 years and comprises mostly arable farmland, protected woodland and land let to local Shepherds and Dairymen. The village is home to the White Horse Public house and Turks garage offering vehicle repairs. Sturminster Newton offers every day amenities including opticians, dentist , doctors’ surgery, Co-Op, vets and more including Harts of Stur, a family run business of homeware, clothing and a garden centre. Nearby towns of Blandford and Shaftesbury offer more day-to-day amenities with Bournemouth and Poole approximately 45 minutes by car. Gillingham and Sherborne offer a mainline railway station to London Waterloo and the A303 is approximately 30 minutes by car. There is a variety of private and state schools locally and leisure activities a plenty.

The property is accessed via a small lane where a shared driveway leads to double wooden gates to a parking bay. There is the potential to create more parking with in the rear garden, subject to planning.  The rear garden is substantial and offers new owner scope to further improve and remodel and is currently laid to lawn, with mature boarders and patio area adjacent to the kitchen.

Dorset Council Tax Band D

Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property.

From Shaftesbury take the A30 west. Turn right at East Stour onto the B3092 through Marnhull for 5 miles. On entering Hinton St Mary, turn left at Turks garage and No 4 will be found on the right.




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