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5 bedroom house for sale

Arrowsmith Road, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3BD

Guide Price £2,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb large family home
  • 4 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms
  • Gym, sauna, swimming pool
  • Tennis court, stabling
  • In all about 5 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Penningtons is located in Arrowsmith Road which is a sought after area between Wimborne and Poole where planning has traditionally been strictly controlled to preclude over development. Wimborne Minster is approximately 3 miles distant and provides shopping and leisure facilities whilst Poole at 4 miles and Bournemouth at 7 miles offer a more extensive variety of shopping, educational and recreational facilities as well as regular train services to London Waterloo taking approximately 1 hour 45 minutes. The area is well known for its excellent sporting and recreational facilities including championship golf courses at Ferndown, Broadstone and Parkstone, a variety of water sports in Poole Harbour together with good riding and walking country on the adjacent Canford Heath. There are also good private schools in the area including Canford School, Castle Court, Dumpton as well as the renowned Poole Grammar School and Parkstone Grammar School.


Penningtons has attractive mainly brick elevations under a tiled roof and occupies a superb elevated position in this prestigious road. There is excellent accommodation which has recently undergone some refurbishment and includes reception hall, 3 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, games room, gym room, sauna, conservatory, master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom, 4 further bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and benefits from gas fired central heating and sealed unit double glazing. Features include parquet flooring in the reception hall, brick fireplace with gas fire in drawing room and fine views across the grounds from the majority of windows on the front elevation. The garden and grounds are a superb feature and include lawns with bandstand and swimming pool with terrace, all weather tennis court, lake with ornamental stream system and paddocks with adjacent stable block with loose boxes.


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Electric gates through imposing white pillars leading to a long tarmacadam driveway and an extensive parking terrace with balustrades. An offshoot of the tarmacadam drive leads to a double garage with summerhouse and decking. To the front of the gardens is a lake with young and mature trees bounded by fencing with an ornamental stream system, summerhouse and decking. There is also a paddock with adjacent stable block which is colour washed under a tiled roof with clock tower which comprises tractor shed, 3 loose boxes and store and has a concrete forecourt and fenced day paddock to the front. To the rear of the property is the gardens which comprise lawns, outdoor swimming pool with terrace and all weather tennis court. Around the property there are also areas of rhododendrons and a good variety of mature trees providing a fine setting for this superb property.


From Wimborne follow the signposts towards Poole going out onto the A349, continue across the Gravell Hill traffic lights and after approximately ΒΌ mile turn left into Arrowsmith Road. Proceed along this road for approximately 1 mile and you will see the gates leading to Penningtons on your left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
16 April 2012


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