Canford Bottom, Wimborne, Dorset

£640,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A spacious 3/4 bedroom detached 1920s chalet style property, standing in an elevated position, on the southern slopes of Colehill, with far reaching views towards Bournemouth and across the Stour valley.

The property was built in 1924 and has been extended and remodelled in more recent years to provide a superb open plan kitchen/dining room, adaptable living accommodation to meet a number of individual requirements, and has good off-road parking, garaging and a large private rear garden. The property benefits from gas fired central heating and replacement double glazed windows and is presented in good decorative order.

Locally, there is easy access to Cannonhill Plantation, where there are many scenic walks and within walking distance, there is a selection of local shops which include One Stop and Co-Op post office/general stores. There are excellent first and middle schools close by and QE located in Wimborne. Local bus services connect to the market town of Wimborne Minster (approximately 2 miles) with its lively and busy shopping centre and wide range of amenities, and to the coastal town of Bournemouth where there is a mainline railway station to London Waterloo.

The accommodation comprises a covered entrance way with front door leading to the main reception hall where there is an understairs storage cupboard. The charming sitting room/bedroom four has a fireplace with an inset gas fire, shelved wall units fitted to the alcoves and storage cupboards, and an attractive square bay window to the front elevation. The separate lounge has a decorative fireplace, and an archway opens to an open plan kitchen/dining room. From the dining room, a step leads up to the kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of storage cupboards and drawers with ample worktops and has space for a cooker, appliance space for an fridge/freezer and dishwasher. An archway leads to the rear lobby where there is space for a tall fridge and hanging space for coats. A door leads to the rear conservatory/utility room where there is appliance space and plumbing for washing machine, space for a tumble dryer and door leading to the rear garden. Ground floor shower room with walk-in shower, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, bidet, and linen cupboard.

From the main reception hall, a staircase leads to the first floor. The main landing has access to the eaves storage space which contains the gas fired central heating boiler. Cloakroom with WC and wash basin. Bedroom one has a dressing area with fitted wardrobes, further built-in wardrobes with access to eaves storage space. En suite shower room having shower cubicle with Mira shower fitment, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Bedroom two has access to eaves storage and superb views towards the coastline. Bedroom three is a double size room.

Outside, a driveway provides off-road parking and leads to the garage/workshop with up-and-over door, lighting, power points and side personal door.

A side garden gate provides access to the rear garden where there is a raised patio with brick retaining wall. Ornamental fishpond. Steps lead to a raised garden area where there is a long, level lawn with a timber summerhouse and shed. Further seating area. To the rear of the shed, there is a small orchard area. The garden is nicely enclosed, affording a large degree of privacy and is well stocked with a variety of specimen shrubs.

Directions

From Wimborne, proceed up Rowlands Hill. At the roundabout, bear left and continue along Rowlands Hill, going past Colehill cricket ground on the left. The road then becomes Wimborne Road and continue until reaching the T' junction with the Co-Op directly in front of you. Turn right into Middlehill Road and as you drop down the hill, this becomes Canford Bottom. The property can be found on the left hand side, just before the turning on the right to Lawns Road.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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