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6 bedroom house for sale

Puddletown Road, Wareham, Dorset, BH20

Guide Price £1,095,000

Property Description

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A substantial detached country house providing six bedrooms and four reception rooms in a secluded setting with a range of traditional style buildings, meadow land with attractive stretch of river with fishing rights, extending to 28.00 acres. Further land available by separate negotiation.



The property, formally two cottages and extended, comprises a substantial home with potential for further extension and change, subject to any necessary planning consent, in a secluded setting between Dorchester and Wareham. The elevations are of colour washed render under a concrete tiled roof with upvc double glazed windows. Offering accommodation spread over two floors, the ground floor has four reception rooms, kitchen, utility and lobby and to the first floor six bedrooms, ensuite shower to the master bedroom, separate bathroom and separate shower room. The adaptable layout will suit the large family, those with dependent or independent family members seeking an annexe, or those requiring a home with business potential. Externally the garden is enclosed with ample parking and a double garage. The traditional buildings lie adjacent and the water meadows stretch away to the north and northwest. For those with equestrian interests there is immediate access onto the bridleway network for extensive off road hacking. A further approx 32.85 acres (13.29 hectares) as Lot 2 is available by separate negotiation.

The property is situated in a quiet riverside location approximately 3 miles to the west of the Saxon walled town of Wareham which offers a good range of amenities and schooling for all ages. The nearby towns of Poole and Dorchester both offer comprehensive shopping, commercial and recreational facilities. From the property there is easy access on to the A352 for Wareham and Dorchester. There is a regular mainline train service to London (Waterloo) from Wareham. International airports are located at Bournemouth and Southampton. Cross-Channel ferries sail from Poole. Riverbank Cottage is approached by crossing over a service track currently used by a mineral extraction company. We understand that the quarrying has now ceased on the north side of Puddletown Road, and back filling has commenced using residue from a second quarry located to the south of the road. The minerals processing plant will be moved to the south of Puddletown Road. The back filled land will be sculpted into a valley and restored to heathland over the next two to three years (further details on request).

Approached via a shared driveway with Binnegar Farm leading to the private driveway of the property. Parking area with a range of traditional buildings, lawned gardens and double garage. The gardens run down to the river, a tributary of the River Piddle. To the southwest side of the property there is a paved terrace and pathway with lawn and maturing trees. The water meadows run and lie to the north/northwest of the house and are accessed via a concrete bridge over the river. The total area extends to approx 60.85 acres (24.62 hectares).

The property is also available in two Lots. Lot 1 28.00 acres (11.33 hectares) to include house, buildings and pasture land and separately Lot 2 32.85 acres (13.29 hectares) of arable land.

The Buildings
An impressive courtyard with traditional farm buildings is currently used for storage and offers great scope for further development (subject to any planning consent). They could provide excellent stabling or business accommodation and may also be suitable as holiday letting accommodation. Adjacent to the courtyard is a large enclosed area of hard standing providing ample parking for numerous vehicles.

Fishing and Sporting Rights
The fishing and stalking rights are at present let on licence agreements which cease in March and July of each year.

Arable Land - Lot 2

32.85 acres (13.29 hectares) of gently sloping arable land, together with a stretch of river, being a River Piddle carrier.

Access to the property is from the Puddletown Road over a concrete driveway. The land has in recent years been used in an arable rotation which could either continue or be reverted back to pasture.

Basic Payment Scheme
The land is not registered for Basic Payment Scheme and therefore no entitlements will pass to the new purchaser.

Tenure
The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion (other than the unexpired licences as previously mentioned).

Rights of Way, Easements etc
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether public or private, specifically mentioned or not. The vendors shall not be required to define any such rights, privileges or advantages.

Special Designations
The land is in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone, with Stokeford Heath, a Site of a Special Scientific Interest lies within 300m of the property and the local area includes Ramsar Sites special protection areas and special areas of conservation.

We have not made any investigation into the existence or otherwise of any issues concerning pollution of land, air or water contamination. The purchaser is responsible for making their own enquiries to this regard.

Please Note
Lot 2 will not be sold prior to Lot 1

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Added on Rightmove:
12 January 2016

Nearest stations

  • Wareham (1.5 mi)
  • Wool (3.3 mi)
  • Holton Heath (3.5 mi)
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Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Dorchester

45 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UT

01305 575053 Local call rate

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Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Dorchester

45 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UT

01305 575053 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Wareham (1.5 mi)
  • Wool (3.3 mi)
  • Holton Heath (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Dorchester

45 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UT

01305 575053 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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