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A TRULY IMPRESSIVE CHARACTER HOME offering both spacious and beautifully appointed accommodation in an enviable secluded location in grounds approaching 19 acres with planning permission for an additional dwelling.
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.
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)
Impressive country home
Planning permission for additional dwelling
Grounds approaching 19 acres
Secluded position close to Wimborne Minster
Beautifully presented throughout
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