DESCRIPTION This wonderful character home is accessed via the entrance porch and then a further door leads through to the hall which has a staircase that leads to the first floor landing and a door gives access into the Sitting Room which is a lovely welcoming room with a focal stone fireplace with wood burning stove, a wooden spindle partition with a door way then leads through to the Dining Room which has a stone feature fireplace, exposed beams, window overlooks the rear garden with a window seat and a stone tiled flooring.
The Farmhouse Kitchen really is the heart of this home with a central island unit with granite work surfaces, a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawer units with granite work surfaces with fitted range cooker, Brick built fireplace with wood burner and useful shelved recess to one side, tiled flooring and feature beams .
The Ground Floor accommodation also offers a Double Bedroom which was converted in 2012/13 by our current vendors which has a wooden floor and a door to an en suite shower room making it a lovely comfortable guest suite.
There is a useful Utility Room with space and plumbing for a washing machine, there is a cloakroom and a study/home office.
Upstairs the first floor landing enjoys far reaching views of the fields to the front and there is a range of fitted cupboards , doors lead to all further rooms which include a recently re-fitted modern family bathroom and three double bedrooms.
Bedroom One is serviced with an En Suite Shower Room and enjoys views of the fields to the front of the property, Bedroom Two is a lovely dual aspect room with fitted bespoke wardrobes and Bedroom Three has a feature cast iron fireplace and enjoys views of the rear and gardens.
OUTSIDE Being a particular feature of this home the gardens which are predominantly at the rear are private and well established with a number of fruit trees, flower beds and borders. There are a number of productive vegetable beds, greenhouse and a further area which is perfect if you want to experience the 'good life' and keep chickens (formerly this area has been used to keep pigs) Far reaching rural views are enjoyed from the gardens and there is a paved seating terrace with a barbecue area and bespoke pizza oven.
The rear garden is approached via a timber five bar gate and leads through to a gravelled driveway providing parking for a number of vehicles and to the left hand side is a detached, double fronted, barn style car port with an adjoining workshop which has double opening timber doors.
There is a wonderful original detached stone barn which is currently used as a workshop/store but subject to the relevant permissions this could be utilised as a fabulous studio, annexe or home office.
LOCATION: Approximately a mile out of the town of Sturminster Newton is the popular and sought after village of Hinton St Mary which is a lovely historic and manorial village which lies in a conservation area and has a church, inn, garage, tithe barn and manor house.
The countryside around the village provides excellent walks and particularly around the River Stour.
Nearby the villages and towns of Marnhull, Sturminster Newton, Gillingham, Shaftesbury, Blandford and Sherborne are close by providing shopping and schooling facilities.