Dorchester Road, Sturminster Marshall, Wimborne


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Henbury Manor - set in three acres and surrounded by rolling countryside yet only minutes drive from Poole. This historic country home is the perfect retreat with potential for equestrian paddocks or simply large formal gardens. Included are three apartments, double garage, outbuildings and helipad.

*Main house with four large bedrooms three en-suites*Significant potential to extend subject to planning*Double garage*Private walled garden*Cellars *various outbuildings,office and three apartments - all let on 6 month tenancies*extremely high ceilings*many original or reproduced features*air conditioning*

Henbury Manor is a approached by a driveway, shared with just three other dwellings and set several hundred meters away from the road in a quiet, secluded and elevated position with views of 30 miles or more of surrounding countryside. This historic three bedroom property also benefits from a range of ancillary buildings, garage, three apartments and an office located within its 3 acre grounds.


Reception Porch - Tiled floor, glazed on all sides, double doors opening to Reception Hall - Tiled floor, dado rail, doors to all principle ground floor rooms.

Cloakroom - Low level wc, wash hand basin, ornate country house tiling, cloaks cupboard.

Orangery - Double glazed, tiled floor continuous.

Drawing Room - Windows to front and rear elevations overlooking the grounds, stone fireplace with large open fire, dado rail, wall light points, inset halogen lighting, air conditioning, radiator.

Second Reception Room - Magnificent high ceilings, large window to front elevation, wall mouldings, stone fireplace with large open fire.

Kitchen - Incorporating a range of matching units in Vanilla /cream with granite work top surfaces, stainless steel hob and double oven, tiled floor, high ceilings with ornate cornicing.

Bedroom Three - Windows to side and rear elevations, air conditioning.

Walk In Dressing Room.

En Suite Bathroom - Comprising panelled bath with mixer deck, separate shower, wash hand basin, low level wc, bidet.

Stairs to First Floor Galleried Landing - looking down to main reception hall and back down the staircase. Vaulted ceiling incorporating cornicing.

Master Bedroom - Large windows to front and side elevations enjoying views over the surrounding countryside and grounds of Henbury Manor. Air conditioning, space for service fridge.

Walk In Wardrobing - two wardrobes.

Steps down to

En Suite Bathroom - Comprising a large bath to the centre of the room, separate shower cubicle, twin sink units, bidet, tiled walls and floor, windows to various elevations, large amount of storage units and cupboards.

Bedroom Two - Windows to front and rear elevations. Door to

Bedroom Four - Accessed via the second bedroom. Windows to front and rear elevations. Door to:

En Suite Shower Room - Comprising shower cubicle, low level wc, wash hand basin.


The rear garden - There is a beautiful, ornate covered walkway to the rear garden linking the main house with outbuildings and providing a sheltered seating area. The courtyard style enclosed garden is walled on all three sides. To the right is a laundry room and outside garden WC. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with well stocked flower beds and borders offering complete seclusion. There is a door and steps leading down to historic cellars,

The remainder of the grounds to the front and side are lawned with some large mature tree's, in previous years the grounds were used as a 9 hole private gold course but they could be fenced for equestrian use or developed as more formal grounds. There is significant space for further extension of the main house STPP.


There is a Double Garage with a two bedroom apartment above then to the rear of the garden is a large building incorporating a combination of properties including a self contained office , a studio apartment and a two bedroom apartment. All of these are let on 6 month AST's. In addition to the residential and business premises at Henbury Manor, there is a timber garden cabin and a number of other ancillary temporary structures. In all, the grounds amount to 3 acres which are predominately laid to lawn. The grounds also include a grass "Helipad".

Agents Note - Henbury Manor much of the original building was burnt down by fire. What remains of this larger building is the building now for sale which was untouched by the fire. Under some of the gardens are historic cellars from the much larger original country house. Viewing of the cellar is possible via arrangement.

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