Detached house for sale in Sturminster Newton DT10, 7 Bedroom

Sturminster Newton, Sturminster Newton, UK

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Property Type:
Detached house
For sale
£ 875,000
Sturminster Newton
Thornhill, Sturminster Newton DT10
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Purplebricks, Head Office
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Property Description

Cooks Farm is a superb country residence, set within the heart of Dorset's infamous Blackmore Vale. This unique property is offered to market in great order throughout, and with no onward chain! It provides a rare opportunity to develop for commercial leisure use (subject to necessary consents), or to use as beautiful family home particularly for those with equestrian interests!

This impressive Victorian-built property offers period features throughout, and more than 4 acres of private countryside to enjoy with stunning panoramic views. The main house is over 5,000sqft and outbuildings comprise a further c.5,000sqft.

Accommodation within the main house comprises in brief; Three reception rooms, conservatory, study, kitchen/diner, utility, seven bedrooms, two bathrooms, 2 further wc's.

The outbuildings comprise in brief; Indoor swimming pool, changing rooms, workshop, barn, stable block of eight boxes, open fronted double garage.

Outside there are extensive mature gardens all around, a large driveway with parking for several cars, a large yard, and paddocks.


The property lies just 2 miles from the village of Stalbridge and 4 miles from the town of Sturminster Newton.

The pretty village of Stalbridge offers a good number of retail outlets including the renowned family owned supermarket Dikes, and many other businesses including a general stores, post office, pharmacy, school, garden centre, agricultural suppliers, public houses, doctors practice and dental surgery.

The historical market town of Sturminster Newton has everything you may need with many shops shops including traditional butchers and delicatessen, supermarket, cafes. There are pubs, a library, doctor and dental practices, health centre, churches and schools. The town also has an exceptional and active arts centre which provides a wide range of music, theatre and other events, a recreation ground and the surrounding area has some fantastic walking countryside.

The larger towns of Blandford Forum, Shaftesbury and Sherborne are within easy reach by road and Gillingham has a main line station to London Waterloo (approximately 2 hours).

Gated Driveway

The house is approached via iron double gates leading to a driveway at the front with parking for several cars, and a driveway to the rear yard giving access the the stable block, barn, and double garage/carport.

Entrance Hall

A covered porch leads to the front door which gives access to the entrance hallway, offering access to the stairs (to first floor and to cellar), the three reception rooms, the study, the rear lobby/utility room, store rooms, and the kitchen.

Reception Room One

15'9 x 13'9
Solid wood floor, feature fireplace, french doors into conservatory. Window overlooking the front.

Reception Room Two

15'9 x 13'9
Solid wood floor, feature fireplace, french doors into conservatory. Window overlooking the rear.


20'6" x 12'1"
A triple aspect room which is glazed all around offering planoramic views of the garden and to the countryside beyond, and featuring french doors into the garden.


11'1" x 14'7"
Window to front and feature fireplace. Harwood flooring.

Store Room One

8'6" x 8'1"
Accessed via the hallway.

Store Room Two

4'3" x 8'1"
Accessed via the hallway.

Reception Room Three

22'1" x 16'
A beautifully proportioned main reception with feature fireplace, double aspect, and bespoke fitted shelving unit. Solid wood flooring.

Kitchen/Dining Room

15'11" x 19'5"
Natural stone tiled floor, hardwood bespoke fitted kitchen cabinetry with abundance of overhead and under-counter units, kitchen island with further storage, solid oak and granite worktops throughout, five oven Aga with extractor over, fitted fridge freezer, integrated dishwasher, integrated double oven, solid, inset ceramic belfast sink. Double aspect with windows to the side and rear and door into the rear lobby/utility.

Rear Lobby

Boiler room, downstairs WC with toilet and sink, access back into the hallway and a back door to the outside rear.


15'4" x 13'4" + 15'9" x 13'7"
Stairs leading from the entrance hallway on the ground floor give access to the cellar with two adjacent rooms and door to the rear with steps up into the garden.

First Floor Landing

Stairs lead from the entrance hallway to the first floor landing for access to four bedrooms, WC, bathroom, airing cupboard, and two further staircases to the second floor.

Bedroom One

13'9" x 15'9"
Double aspect with windows to front and side featuring far reaching views. Feature fireplace.

Bedroom Two

13'9" x 15'9"
Double aspect with windows to rear and side featuring far reaching views. Feature fireplace.

Bedroom Three

16'2" x 15'
Window to front. Bespoke fitted wardrobes. Feature fireplace.

Bedroom Four

16' x 16' (max.)
Double aspect with windows to front and side. Door into to family bathroom.

Family Bathroom

Family Bathroom with full size fitted bath, separate shower with enclosure, two pedestal basins side-by-side, toilet, window to side.

Second Floor Landing

Two staircases lead to the first floor landing at either end of the property, giving access to three further bedrooms, shower room, and storage rooms.

Bedroom Five

15'9" x 13'9" (max.)
Double aspect with windows to the front and side and far reaching views. Walk-in wardrobe.

Bedroom Six

15'9" x 13'9" (max.)
Double aspect with windows to the rear and side and far reaching views. Walk-in wardrobe.

Bedroom Seven

16' x 16' (max.)
Double aspect with windows to front and side. Walk-in wardrobe.

Shower Room

Corner shower with glass doors, bidet, toilet, pedestal basin, window to rear. Tiled floor throughout.


From the rear lobby there is a set of steps leading to a paved area giving access to the Indoor Swimming pool and attached workshop (housing oil tank). There is access to the rear yard from which you can access the changing rooms, barn, stable block, and double garage/carport.

Within the stable block there are eight loose boxes. Through the barn you can access the paddocks.

Indoor Pool

The indoor pool is fully heated and also features underfloor heating throughout the building. The changing rooms feature a shower and WC and the plant room is adjacent housing boiler and filters.


Mains electric. Oil fired central heating and hot water. Septic tank.

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