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5 bedroom house for sale

Wimborne, Dorset

Guide Price £897,500

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms
  • Charming mature gardens
  • Double length garage
  • Short level walk to town shops
  • Partly walled gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Hartlands is a most attractive period property situated within a short level walk to the town square, shops, Tivoli Theatre and Minster. Occupying a prominent frontal corner position, the house enjoys a quiet secluded setting to the rear with partly walled gardens extending to about a third of an acre. Fronting East Borough and on the south side Chapel Lane, the house has an east/west aspect.

Wimborne Minster is an historic small Dorset town still retaining its country town atmosphere yet conveniently placed to Poole (6 miles) and Bournemouth (8 miles). The cathedral city of Salisbury is about 25 miles to the north-east. London (Waterloo) is reached via Bournemouth with a journey time of about 120 minutes and from Salisbury and Southampton Parkway about 60 minutes. The town itself offers a good selection of local shops including a new Waitrose.

Within comfortable motoring distance is the Cranborne Chase to the north, the New Forest to the east and the coast and Isle of Purbeck to the south-west.


Hartlands is a fine house built in the early 19th century and Listed Grade II of Architectural or Historic Interest. The front elevations incorporate an attractive bow window and doorway with open ionic columns supporting a pediment hood. The interior has many interesting features and the accommodation is light, spacious and well planned, offering charming rooms many with oak stripped floors, some ceilings have moulded cornices with decoration. Several sculptured heads adorn the outside of the property. Briefly the accommodation offers a fine reception hall, 4 reception rooms, fitted kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, utility room and cloakroom. There are 5 bedrooms with bathroom en-suite and separate shower room.


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Garage 9.9m x 3.42m (32'6 x 11'3) approached off Chapel Lane on the south side providing space for two vehicles. Power provided. Tap. Adjoining the front of the house on the north side is a separate vehicular access approached through electric gates into an attractive bricked courtyard entrance providing further secure parking.

The gardens are a most attractive feature of the property with flowering shrubs and trees. They extend to about a third of an acre and lie to the south and west sides of the house. Partly walled, they have been landscaped and well planned incorporating a wide lawned area, stone paved paths, terraces and sunken fish pond with stone surround. Adjoining the western boundary is an enclosed sheltered kitchen garden secluded by feature yew hedging from the main garden area. There is a Conservatory/Garden Room adjoining the rear boundary.


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Added on Rightmove:
02 June 2011


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