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About the property
An impressive character detached home situated in a quiet tucked away location on a plot of approx 1/4 acre with a large detached outbuilding, ideal for a home office.
The property enjoys an idyllic setting along a quite private road on the rural edge of Corfe Mullen close to Happy Bottom Nature Reserve with a number footpaths leading onto surrounding heathland and the Lambs Green Inn, perfect for walkers. It enjoys some far reaching countryside views, yet is also within easy reach of Wimborne Minster just 1.5 miles away. The local area is known for its sought after schooling including both Corfe Hills and Lockyers in walking distance.
Bumble Cottage is a charming detached home boasting a wealth of character features including features fire places, exposed wood flooring, doors and architraves. In recent years the property has been considerably improved and extended using reclaimed materials where possible, with the addition of a detached garage plus a large outbuilding that would make an ideal home office, studio, annexe or holiday let subject to relevant permissions. This unique home really must be viewed to fully appreciate.
The accommodation briefly comprises; a thatched entrance storm porch leads to the front door with a stained glass insert. The reception hall has stairs rising to the first floor with fitted shelving and storage under.
The sitting room has high ceilings, a dual aspect with french doors leading out to the garden and a feature fire place with an inset wood burner. There is a separate snug with a further fire place with wood burner and doors to the garden.
The impressive open plan kitchen/dining room has dual aspect windows. The modern kitchen has a range of base and eye level units with a breakfast bar plus a fitted Aga with electric ovens and gas hob and a microwave. There is a separate utility room with a ceramic butler style sink and cloakroom with wc and wash basin. Adjacent to the kitchen is a sun room with access out to the garden.
Upstairs there are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. When extended the current owners created a superb main bedroom suite with a dressing area with fitted wardrobes together with a fully tiled en-suite shower room. The spacious bedroom has far reaching countryside views and a balcony overlooking the gardens.
Outside; the property is approached by two gated driveways providing plenty of off road road parking, one of which leads to the recently built detached garage. The front garden is laid to planted borders.
Side gates lead behind the property where there is a beautiful secluded courtyard that in turn leads to detached workshop. This substantial outbuilding (over 800 sqft) would make an ideal home office, workshop, gym or even annexe subject to necessary consents.
The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with an ornamental water feature and mature planted borders giving a good degree of seclusion.
Council tax band: E
Service: Mains services
Sellers advise there is an 'as and when' contribution cost for maintenance of the private road. £25 for last two years.
Sitting Room 3.8m (12'6) x 6.07m (19'11)
Snug 3.6m (11'10) x 3.21m (10'6)
Dining Room 6.07m (19'11) x 3.57m (11'9)
Kitchen 3.6m (11'10) x 2.28m (7'6)
Conservatory 3.93m (12'11) x 2.37m (7'9)
Bedroom 1 6.14m (20'2) x 3.84m (12'7)
En-suite 2.56m (8'5) x 2.19m (7'2)
Dressing Room 3.44m (11'3) x 1.83m (6'0) max
Bedroom 2 3.63m (11'11) x 3.41m (11'2)
Bedroom 3 3.55m (11'8) x 2.6m (8'6)
Bathroom 2.06m (6'9) x 1.94m (6'4)
Garage 5.99m (19'8) x 4.76m (15'7)
Workshop 10.28m (33'9) x 5.7m (18'8)
Workshop 5.85m (19'2) x 3.82m (12'6)
Beautiful character home
Large detached studio/workshop
Further detached garage
Quiet private road setting
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