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3 bedroom character property for sale

Stapehill Road, Wimborne, BH21

Guide Price £695,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

The Warren is a delightful, picturesque 3 bedroom detached cottage style house that was constructed in 1939 and has elevations of brick, render and waney elm board, under a thatch ridged roof.


The Warren enjoys a large road frontage to Stapehill Road and has much potential to extend the existing accommodation, subject to the necessary planning consents.

The property has much character and charm and has the benefit of a gas heating system, leaded casement windows and two separate reception rooms with a briquette fireplace and open chimney. Outside, there is a detached double garage and superb feature gardens.

Stapehill Road runs between Wimborne Road West and Ham Lane and is about 3 miles to the east of Wimborne town centre.

Directions: From Wimborne, proceed along Leigh Road which then becomes Wimborne Road West. At the Canford Bottom roundabout, take the third exit into Wimborne Road West and proceed past Stapehill Abbey. Turn right into Stapehill Road and The Warren can be found after approximately 0.5 of a mile on the right hand side.

The accommodation comprises


SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALL: Oak strip flooring.


SITTING ROOM: Briquette open fireplace. Double aspect room with access to terrace with awning and gardens.


KITCHEN: Oak faced kitchen with stainless steel sink unit and a good run of modern working surfaces. Base cupboards and drawers with matching wall cupboards including a glass fronted leaded display cabinet. Appliances include split level fan assisted double oven, four plate hob unit and integrated extractor unit. Integrated dishwasher and fridge. Partly tiled walls. Views over the garden.

UTILITY ROOM: Sink unit with cupboard beneath. Space for washing machine. Water softener. Floor standing gas fired boiler. Coat hanging area. Door to outside.

From the Reception Hall, a staircase leads to a half landing and the:-

MAIN LANDING: Large walk-in storage cupboard. Double airing cupboard. Access to loft space.

BEDROOM ONE: Range of fitted wardrobe cupboards. Two double wardrobe cupboards. Double glass fronted hanging cupboard with a chest of drawers beneath. Pedestal wash hand basin. DOUBLE ASPECT WITH SUPERB VIEWS OVER THE GARDENS AND GREENBELT BEYOND.

BEDROOM TWO: Built-in double wardrobe cupboard.

BEDROOM THREE: Built-in double wardrobe cupboard.

BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM: A spacious bathroom comprising modern panelled bath. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and cupboard under. Low level WC. Fully tiled shower cubicle with a fitted shower and hand spray shower attachment.

OUTSIDE The Warren is approached from the high way through a 5-bar farm style gate and a gravel driveway leads to a large courtyard with a central roundabout, which is well planted. There is parking for several vehicles plus space for boats, trailers etc.

The Warren has magnificent cottage gardens that are enclosed mainly by hedgerows that includes a dell and woodland between the high way and the gardens. This area is planted with a number of established trees, shrubs, camellias and other specimen shrubs. There are also a large number of spring flowers.

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE: Rendered and waney elm elevations, under a small plain tiled roof. A large double garage and garden store with excellent storage space in the gabled loft. Personal door. Light and power.

THE GARDENS From the driveway, there is a rose arch that leads to the front garden area.

THE FRONT GARDEN Is arranged as three separate lawns, linked by gravel pathways and steps. There are colourful flower beds, which are well planted and particularly well maintained. The lawns are neat, flat and are enclosed by hedgerows and flower beds. There is a magnolia and camellias established in the garden. This garden area is south facing, abuts greenbelt and has fine open views.

THE REAR GARDEN Is arranged as a large flat gently sloping lawn, enclosed by natural boundaries. There are several established apple trees, several camellias and a young magnolia. There are also oak, holly, conifers and well planted flower beds. Aluminium framed greenhouse. Kitchen garden area. Leanto log store. THE GARDENS ARE A PARTICULAR FEATURE OF THE HOUSE.

VIEWING: By prior appointment, please, through CHRISTOPHER C BATTEN.

For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 March 2012


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