Holtwood, Wimborne, Dorset

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A spacious 5 bedroom detached country home standing in gardens of about a third of acre, with some outstanding country views, in the popular hamlet of Holtwood, about 5 miles north of the market town of Wimborne Minster.

There is a post office/shop at Furzehill, about 3 miles away, an outstanding First School in Gaunts Common, and easy access to many scenic walks in Holt Wood and Holt Forest.

The property has undergone a programme of re-modelling and refurbishment and features a superb open plan kitchen/family room, a separate utility room (with W.C.) and a ground floor 5th bedroom with an en suite shower room. Hillrise benefits from oil central heating (new Worcester Bosch external combi boiler fitted) and UPVC double glazed windows. There is a Calor gas supply for the hob, and the property has attractive oak and slate flooring to the principal rooms.

A large reception hall with oak flooring and a built-in cupboard leads to a spacious, dual aspect sitting room with oak flooring and Minster stone fireplace. Glazed double doors open through to a family area which has patio doors to a side conservatory. The open plan kitchen/dining area features an extensive range of units and worktops, oak hardwood worktops, Belfast sink, integrated dishwasher, range cooker (with 7 burners and double oven), drinks chiller, and double glazed French doors to a sun deck.

The separate utility room has space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, and door to outside, and leads to a ground floor WC.

The study/bedroom 5 has a newly fitted en suite shower room with a slate floor, corner shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

Stairs from the hall lead to the first floor landing which has an airing cupboard. Bedroom 1 has fitted wardrobes, eaves storage cupboards and an en suite bathroom with bath, WC and wash basin. Bedroom 2 has fitted wardrobes and an eaves storage cupboard. There are 2 further bedrooms and a family bathroom with shower bath, WC and wash basin.

A 5-bar gate provides access to a driveway leading to a large, open-fronted barn style double garage with a secure workshop to the rear.

Hillrise is set within formal gardens which have lawns interspersed with shrubs and trees, a timber sun deck to the rear, and a large timber cabin with power and a timber verandah. The gardens are nicely enclosed and have views of Horton Tower.

Directions

From Wimborne, proceed north on the B3078 towards Cranborne. After about 1 mile, turn right to Furzehill and proceed through the village, passing the Stocks Inn. Take a left hand turn at Pig Oak, signposted to Gaunts Common. Continue past Holt Football Club and St James School, into Gaunts Common. Turn right at the crossroads towards Holtwood. Proceed down this road, passing the Methodist Church on the left hand side, and Hillrise can be found after a short distance, on the left.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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