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About the property
A CHARMING 5 BEDROOM DETACHED THATCHED COTTAGE WITH HEATED SWIMMING POOL. NOW OFFERED TO THE MARKET WITH SCOPE FOR MODERNISATION.
Goadsby are pleased to offer the rare opportunity to acquire this spacious and versatile 5-bedroom detached thatched cottage situated in a popular residential location. The home has been beautifully maintained over the years by the current owners, but now offers scope for modernisation to a discerning buyer.
Within easy reach of Wimborne Town centre and the nearby nature reserves and its many riverside walks, highly commended schools and easy access routes to Broadstone, Ferndown and the neighbouring towns of both Bournemouth and Poole. The property is on a main bus route as well as being around 200m from a local shop and in easy access of the A31.
Wimborne town centre has an excellent range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities including a Waitrose, the leisure and fitness centre at QE, Wimborne Cricket Club, the River Stour and areas of green belt are close by offering diverse wildlife and lovely walks.
Upon approaching this imposing family home which offers a warm welcome with its generous private driveway with its 5-bar gate. The first impressions continue throughout with its charming character features and spacious versatile accommodation on offer.
Steps down lead to the covered front porch area. Entering centrally, you are greeted with the spacious entrance hall which offers a welcoming space with doors leading to most of the principal rooms. A door to the left leads into the large dining room which provides access into the conservatory which has pleasant views over the rear garden.
A further door from the hall leads through to the kitchen/ breakfast room which is located to the rear and has a range of both floor and eye level units with work surfaces to 3 sides of the room. There is a 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink overlooking the garden.
Fitted appliances include; double range cooker with extractor over, space for dishwasher and fridge/freezer. The room benefits from a breakfast bar. There is an external door leading to the patio.
From the kitchen, a door leads to a vestibule, which provides access to both a good-sized workroom with storage and a utility room, which houses the wall mounted gas boiler. Providing space for fridge/freezer and washing machine. A further door leads to the rear garden. The cloakroom is located from the hall and has a hand wash basin and WC.
To the right is the original part of the property, originally constructed in the 16th Century. The sitting room is generous in size and features an inglenook fireplace with open fire and bread oven. There is a further external door leading to the patio area. An internal door leads through into the snug area which again has many features, including fire surround.
Stairs ascend to the first-floor landing. Again, the right-hand side is the original property, featuring exposed beams. The hall leads to bedrooms 3 and 4 which are 2 good sized double bedrooms, both with vanity sinks and fitted wardrobes.
The principal bedroom is located to the left and is a good size double with double aspect windows with views over the rear garden. The room benefits from a modern en-suite shower room, which includes a walk-in shower cubicle, hand wash basin and WC set in a vanity unit.
Bedroom 2 is again a good size double and has dual aspect windows. The room benefits from a fitted wardrobe and vanity basin. Bedroom 5 is located to the front and again has fitted wardrobes. All 4 bedrooms are serviced by the family bathroom which includes a panel enclosed bath, WC, hand wash basin and chrome heated towel rail.
The property sits on approximately quarter of an acre and includes a country garden, terraced area and heated swimming pool.
The rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn and benefits from well stocked borders and mature shrubs. A cobble stone pathway leads to the patio area which has the perfect space for alfresco dining in the summer months as well as a pond area. There is a large heated pool area to the front of the garden which is surrounded by patio. A summerhouse houses all of the swimming pool pump and controls as well as storage. There is a further timber framed shed at the bottom of the garden.
The property benefits from a double garage with electric up and over door. There is a side door which leads to a further workshop which again benefits from power and light and further storage with an external stable door.
To the side of the garage there is a greenhouse, along with hard standing for a boat or recreational vehicle.
A timber 5 bar gate provides access to the large driveway which is accessed via a private unmade road from Canford Bottom. There is parking for numerous vehicles.
The cottage has a reed thatched roof with straw ridge which was re-thatched 8 years ago.
Sat Nav: BH21 2HF
Council Tax Band: G
Viewing comes highly recommended by appointment only through Goadsby
Lounge 5.06m (16'7) x 3.7m (12'2)
Dining Room 3.78m (12'5) x 3.3m (10'10)
Snug 3.8m (12'6) x 3m (9'10)
Conservatory 4.56m (15') x 2.32m (7'7)
Kitchen 4.31m (14'2) x 3.65m (12')
Utility 1.93m (6'4) x 1.83m (6'0)
Workshop (indoors) 2.4m (7'10) x 2.13m (7')
Bedroom 1 4.58m (15'0) x 3.59m (11'9)
En-suite 2.42m (7'11) x 1.79m (5'10)
Bedroom 2 4.02m (13'2) x 3.05m (10'0)
Bedroom 3 5.43m (17'10) x 2.42m (7'11)
Bedroom 4 3.85m (12'8) x 3.06m (10'0)
Bedroom 5 2.39m (7'10) x 1.97m (6'6)
Bathroom 2.52m (8'3) x 1.76m (5'9)
Garage 6.13m (20'1) x 5.96m (19'7)
Workshop (outside) 3.01m (9'11) x 2.9m (9'6)
Store Room/Stable 3.04m (10') x 2.89m (9'6)
Large driveway with parking for numerous vehicles
Well maintained, lawned rear garden
Dining room with conservatory
Sitting room with inglenook fireplace
Fully fitted kitchen
Indoor workshop and utility room
Separate snug room
Double aspect principal bedroom & modern en-suite
4 further bedrooms
Detached double garage with workshop & store
Large, heated pool with large patio area
Plot set on approaching quarter of an acre
Strictly through the vendors agents GOADSBY
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