5 bedroom detached house for saleKeepers Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21
Sold STC £1,395,000
- imposing character residence
- well appointed family accommodation
- panelled hall, 3/4 reception rooms
- about 1.75 acres
- 5 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms
- 4 car garage, sweeping driveway
- secluded landscaped gardens
- EPC Rating = D
An imposing detached character residence set in delightful landscaped gardens of about 1.75 acres
Tudor Heights occupies a quiet, secluded yet convenient situation in Keepers Lane, a private unmade lane leading off Stapehill Road. The centre of Wimborne for local shopping facilities including Waitrose, is about 3.5 miles away. Ferndown centre also providing supermarkets and other day to day shopping needs is about 2.5 miles away. There are excellent road and rail communications, access to the M27 and M3 to London is via the A31 which can be joined at the Canford Bottom roundabout and mainline trains to London Waterloo run from both Poole and Bournemouth stations. Bournemouth International Airport at Hurn is just 5.5 miles distance. The area is well served by independent schools at Dumpton, Castle Court, Canford and Bryanston as well as excellent state schools in both Colehill and Wimborne. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Ferndown, Dudsbury, Broadstone, Rushmore, Blandford and Remedy Oak. The superb sandy bathing beaches of Bournemouth and Poole are about 9 miles away and Poole Harbour, with its many yacht clubs and water sports facilities, is about 10 miles distant.
Tudor Heights is an impressive detached character residence offering spacious and well appointed family accommodation arranged over three floors. The pleasing elevations are of mainly red brickwork under a plain tiled roof, the front elevation being enhanced by tile hung gables, a half timbered Tudor style panel and an oriel bay window. The windows feature leaded lights and are mostly double glazed. Particular features of the property include the reception hall with oak panelling and beamed ceiling, well proportioned drawing and dining rooms both with beamed ceilings and handsome fire surrounds, a versatile and spacious designer kitchen by Dream Design with built in appliances and enjoying glazed doors to the patio and views over the gardens. The master bedroom suite has an adjoining dressing area leading to the large en suite bathroom and access to an additional dressing room. The guest bedroom has an en suite shower room. In addition there are three further bedrooms over two floors and a good sized family bathroom. Of particular note is the integral four car garage with utility room, door to the kitchen and three sets of electrically operated garage doors. Above the garage, approached via a staircase from the kitchen and also from the master bedroom suite, is the games room/studio with a fully fitted study area and complementary lounge area. There could also be potential for conversion into a separate annexe subject to the necessary planning consents being obtained
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A highlight of this impressive home are the gardens of about one and three quarter acres. The house sits in a slightly elevated position centrally on the plot and enjoys delightful garden views from all sides. Electrically operated twin gates and a cobbled effect driveway give access to a parking and turning area at the front of the house, with ornamental pond and fountain to one side. To the right hand side, a sweeping tarmacadam driveway lined with shaped conifers leads past the detached garage and workshop, to the integral garage block. The gardens are secluded and have been beautifully landscaped. They are laid to large shaped lawns with well stocked beds and borders planted with specimen trees and shrubs including numerous shaped conifers. There is extensive paved terracing on several levels to the side and rear of the house, with decorative brick walls, wrought iron gates and insets, also featuring a second pond and fountain. Separated by a beech hedge from the main garden and a post and rail fence from the drive is a possible paddock area.
Square Footage: 4,736 sq ft
Acreage: 1.75 Acres
From Wimborne take the B3075 Leigh Road (which becomes Wimborne Road West) to the Canford Bottom roundabout. Take the third exit, Wimborne Road West, and proceed for 0.6 miles. When you see The Old Thatch pub on your left hand side, turn right into Stapehill Road. After 0.4 miles turn right into Keepers Lane. Tudor Heights can be found on the right about 400 yards down the lane.
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