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Stalbridge is a small town found in the county of Dorset. In the 2011 census there was a population of 2,698, which makes it Dorset’s smallest town. Just four miles away you will find Sturminster Newton and Sherborne is just six miles away. The town of Stalbridge dates back to Saxon times. There are many listed buildings in the town, most of which are constructed with limestone and have stone tiled roofs. These mainly date back to 17th to the 19th century time period. The long street that runs from the church to the 15th century market cross is made from local yellow Ham stone.

The town is surrounded by beautiful countryside and has some fantastic landscapes and views and charming waterways that make Stalbridge a interested place to visit. Stalbridge is situated on the A357 on a low limestone ridge, one mile west of the River Stour. The A357 can take you to neighbouring towns. London is just over a two hours’ drive away. You can make it to Bournemouth in under an hour.

Things to do in Stalbridge

There is plenty to see and do in Stalbridge and its neighbouring towns. The area is best explored on foot with many different foot paths and hiking trails dotted around that offer up scenic routes with some stunning views.

Stalbridge is a bustling market town that serves some amazing fresh and locally sourced produce. The market offers vegetables, fruits, livestock, and homemade trinkets. The town itself, is full of great restaurants, coffee shops and pubs. There are an abundance of independent shops and small boutiques for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Schools and Education in Stalbridge

There are some amazing schools in Stalbridge and in the surrounding areas for residents to choose from. For primary schools there is the Stalbridge Church of England Primary School which is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. Other primary schools in the area include St Nicolas CofE Primary school and Stalbridge Primary School. For secondary schools there is Sturminster High School, The Gryphon School, Gillingham School and Yeovil college.

For further education, Bournemouth university is just under an hour drive away. Bath University is rated very highly in the university league and is just over an hour drive away. Bristol, Southampton, and Exeter universities are all around an hour and a half drive.

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Local Areas Nearby:

  • Henstridge
  • Stalbridge Western
  • Marnhull
  • Stourton Caundle
  • Yenston
  • Lydlinch

Cost of living in Stalbridge

There are a range of different properties available in Stalbridge. A lot of the property dates back to the 17th, 18th and 19th century, which gives the homes in Stalbridge a lot of character. The overall average price of property in the last year in Stalbridge is £377,673. Most of these sales during this time were for detached properties which sold for an average price of £463,077. Terraced properties in the area sold for an average of £210,250 and semi-detached fetched around £267,531. Overall sell prices in Stalbridge have increased by 41% compared to the previous year.