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5 BEDROOM House Under Offer

Merley Park Road, BH21 Guide Price £2,650,000
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  • Bedrooms5 Bed
  • Bathrooms4 Bath
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About the property

WATCH THE MEDIA TOUR TO SEE THE DELIGHTFUL GARDENS. A most impressive character home in an enviable location in grounds approaching 19 acres. Planning permission for additional detached dwelling in the grounds.

Rose Lawn Cottage is situated in the quiet hamlet of Ashington backing onto Broadstone Golf Course. Set at the end of a long private drive the property offers a quiet rural position whilst lying within 2 miles of the historic market town of Wimborne Minster. Wimborne offers a comprehensive range of amenities including a Waitrose supermarket, the Tivoli theatre and a number of shops, bars, cafés and restaurants. The local area is known for its sought after state and private schooling including Canford, Dumpton, Bryanston, and Castle Court together with Parkstone and Poole Grammars, QE and Corfe Hills.

Further afield the larger towns of Bournemouth and Poole offer a wider range of facilities with excellent sailing in Poole Harbour and miles of sandy beaches, along with various golf courses and a train line to London Waterloo.

Rose Lawn Coppice is a wonderful country home offering beautifully appointed and particularly spacious accommodation set in stunning parkland style grounds with a bright southerly facing aspect.

The property was built in 1925 and acquired by the current owners in 1995, since then it has been considerably and sympathetically improved. Maintained to an exceptional standard throughout it offers a desirable blend combining the character features of a period home together with modern fixtures and fittings including contemporary bath and shower rooms suites. Since purchased the roof has been rethatched and the house rewired, and replumbed. Externally the beautifully tended gardens are a particular feature of the property with a discreetly position outdoor heated swimming pool and an all weather tennis court.

Rose Lawn Cottage is the former gardeners cottage situated part way up the drive and approximately 200m from the main house in a secluded position. Planning permission has been granted for a replacement contemporary single storey detached dwelling with a double garage offering a superb opportunity for investment, re-sale or for family. Further details can be found on the Poole Borough Planning website (ref: APP/17/00187/F).

The accommodation briefly comprises; a reception hall with stairs to the first floor, sitting room with a dual aspect overlooking the gardens, and a feature fire place with wood burner. There are 4 further main reception rooms including a snug, dining room, family room with wood burner and study with range of fitted office furniture. The large open plan kitchen/breakfast room is dual aspect with french doors to the garden and a comprehensive range of fitted units and appliances. The cellar provides excellent storage and houses the oil fired boiler.

On the first floor is a large feature landing. Bedroom 1 and 2 both have en suites, there are 3 further bedrooms plus a family bathroom and separate shower room. The dressing room has a range of fitted bedroom furniture.

Outside a covered walk way gives access from the house to the detached triple garage. Above the garaging is the pool room with shower room. There is also a large detached open fronted car port and workshop.

Rose Lawn Cottage is accessed by a long tree lined private drive (approx. 450m) leading to the main house approached by an attractive shingle circular driveway and courtyard.

The gardens are a special feature of the property, behind the house are beautifully tended gardens with sweeping lawns, a paved terrace, sunken pond, an open fronted pavilion and numerous well stocked and mature planted borders and rockeries. There is a secluded walled area with the heated swimming pool and access to the adjacent pool room.

Beyond the walled garden is the all weather tennis court and kitchen garden with raised beds and greenhouses. The remainder of the gardens are laid to open mixed woodland with rhododendron bushes and a further large lawn does offer scope to create a paddock.

Broadstone golf course adjoins the south western boundary of the property albeit with a good degree of seclusion and there is a parcel of land which is available for use by the golf course and removed from the main grounds.

History; Rose Lawn Coppice was built in 1925 on land purchased from Lord Wimborne's Estate by Brigadier General Robert Poore and Lady Flora Poore. Lord Selkirk inherited the house from Lady Poore and lived there till his death, when the property was purchased by the current owners.

Services: Mains water and electricity, private drainage and oil fired central heating.

Directions: Travelling towards Wimborne along the A31 turn onto the A341 towards Poole. Proceed straight over the first roundabout, after approx. 300m turn right into Merley Park Road. Continue along the lane, after approx. 900m you will find the drive on the left hand side.

Room Sizes

Reception Hall 6.28m (20'7) x 4.65m (15'3) max

Sitting Room 7.97m (26'2) x 5.16m (16'11) max

Snug 4.9m (16'1) x 3.8m (12'6) max

Dining Room 6.07m (19'11) x 4.54m (14'11) max

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 7.44m (24'5) x 7.36m (24'2) max

Family Room 4.84m (15'11) x 4.46m (14'8) max

Study 4.25m (13'11) x 3.63m (11'11)

Laundry 3.64m (11'11) x 2.14m (7'0)

Bedroom 1 5.5m (18'1) x 5.14m (16'10) max

En suite 4.98m (16'4) x 2.25m (7'5)

Bedroom 2 4.25m (13'11) x 3.63m (11'11) max

En suite 2.2m (7'3) x 1.55m (5'1)

Bedroom 3 5.58m (18'4) x 4.55m (14'11) max

Bedroom 4 4.84m (15'11) x 3.8m (12'6) max

Bedroom 5 4.3m (14'1) x 3.82m (12'6) max

Dressing Room 4.24m (13'11) x 2.73m (8'11) max

Bathroom 3.23m (10'7) x 2.69m (8'10)

Shower Room 2.8m (9'2) x 2.37m (7'9)

Cellar Room 1 8.8m (28'10) x 3.35m (11') max

Cellar Room 2 6.28m (20'7) x 4.79m (15'9) max

Garage 8.31m (27'3) x 5.65m (18'6)

Pool Room 8.3m (27'3) x 5.47m (17'11) max

Pool Room - Shower Room 3.3m (10'10) x 1.78m (5'10) max

Carport 8.16m (26'9) x 5.31m (17'5) max

Workshop 5.61m (18'5) x 4.34m (14'3)

Key features

  • Impressive country home
  • Planning permission for additional dwelling
  • Grounds approaching 19 acres
  • Secluded position close to Wimborne Minster
  • Beautifully presented throughout
  • Superb gardens
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