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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Didlington, Horton, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21

Under Offer £1,995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Georgian farmhouse
  • privacy and seclusion
  • 5 miles from Wimborne
  • about 11.86 acres
  • 5 bedrooms
  • detached 3 bedroom cottage
  • outbuildings
  • 80' tithe barn
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Idyllically situated Georgian farmhouse with an attractive range of traditional outbuildings and
detached three bedroom cottage


Location

Didlington Farmhouse occupies a delightful, peaceful setting approached by a quarter mile country lane leading from the Wimborne-Cranborne Road. Surrounded by its own grounds and an attractive range of traditional outbuilidings, the Farmhouse is just five miles from the pretty market town of Wimborne Minster. Wimborne offers excellent amenities including both Waitrose and Co-operative supermarkets, many independent shops, numerous cafes, bars and restaurants and the Quarterjack doctors surgery. There is also the Tivoli cinema/ theatre and the Allendale community centre. The centres of both Bournemouth and Poole renowned for their shopping, entertainment and recreational amenities, excellent beaches and yacht clubs are about 15 and 12 miles away respectively. The Cathedral City of Salisbury lies twenty one miles away. Access to the M27 and M3 to London is via the A31 and mainline trains to London Waterloo run from both Poole, Bournemouth and Salisbury. There are excellent state and independent schools in the wider area, including Canford, Bryanston, Clayesmore, Sandroyd, Milton Abbey, Sherborne, Port Regis, Dumpton and Castle Court, together with the recently rebuilt Queen Elizabeth School and the St John's CE First School. Sporting facilities in the area include fine golf courses at Remedy Oak, Broadstone, Ferndown and Parkstone and excellent sailing and water sports available at Poole Harbour and along the Dorset coast.

Description

ENTRANCE PORCH * RECEPTION HALL * SITTING ROOM * DINING ROOM * FAMILY ROOM * BREAKFAST ROOM * KITCHEN * UTILITY ROOM * 5 BEDROOMS * BATHROOM * SHOWER ROOM * BOILER ROOM * OIL FIRED CENTRAL HEATING

EXTENSIVE RANGE OF TRADITIONAL OUTBUILDINGS INCLUDING A MAGNIFICENT TITHE BARN

GARDENS * THREE PADDOCKS * MIXED WOODLAND WITH 635 YARDS OF CHALK STREAM FISHING

SEPARATE DETACHED COTTAGE WITH HALL, SITTING ROOM, DINING ROOM, KITCHEN, UTILITY ROOM, CLOAKROOM, THREE BEDROOMS, BATHROOM * GARAGE *GARDEN
IN ALL ABOUT 11.86 ACRES

Didlington Farmhouse has most attractive mellow brick elevations under a tiled roof and is Grade II Listed as being of architectural or historical interest. It is believed to have been built in the late 18th Century, incorporating some earlier masonry and has 19th Century additions and alterations. The house offers delightful accommodation which has oil fired central heating and retains a number of original features. There are charming windows, a few with shutters and from the family room and the breakfast room there are casement doors leading to the garden. There is a flagstone floor in the reception hall whilst the spacious family room has a polished wood floor and a fine brick fireplace with carved wood surround. All of the rooms enjoy lovely views over the gardens and grounds. The area of garden lying to the south of the house is completely enclosed by a range of traditional outbuildings including a magnificent tithe barn, providing a completely private setting. The grounds include three paddocks and some mixed woodland through which runs a chalk stream.

Accommodation
Please see floor plans.

Outside
A five bar gate opens onto a private tarmac drive which is flanked by a grass verge and leads to a wide gravelled parking and turning area in front of the house. The house is surrounded by extensive lawned areas,beyond which is some mature hedging and woodland. The gardens enjoy complete privacy and seclusion. There are an excellent range of traditional outbuildings including a magnificent 80 ft tithe barn. There is also a former coach house and recently restored old piggery with eight loose boxes. Facing the entrance drive is a double height former stable beyond which is a barn and beside this is a four bay open fronted implement shed. On the southern boundary is a substantial three bay open fronted hay barn, the other half of which is a completely enclosed implement store. The three paddocks lie to the north and east of Didlington Farmhouse. Beyond these is a strip of mixed woodland through which runs an attractive chalk stream providing 635 yards of double and single bank trout fishing. The area of land with Didlington Farmhouse (excluding Victoria Cottage) extends to 11.56 acres.

Victoria Cottage
This is situated to the north east of Didlington Farmhouse from where it is completely out of sight. The cottage was constructed in 1951 with brick elevations under a tiled roof. The windows were replaced a number of years ago with double glazed units and enjoy lovely views over the surrounding unspoilt countryside. There is night storage heating with a solid fuel stove in the well fitted kitchen. The accommodation is fully carpeted and is shown on the attached floor plans. A former stable acts as a garage and garden store beside which is a covered car port. Behind the cottage is a concrete patio area and the garden is laid to lawn. The area of land with Victoria Cottage extends to about 0.3 acre.

Square Footage: 3,065 sq ft
Acreage: 11.86 Acres

Directions

From Wimborne take the B3078 towards Cranborne and drive for approximately three and half miles going past the turning signposted to Witchampton. Continue along the Cranborne Road for about one more mile, turning left signposted to Didlington (opposite the turning to Chalbury). Proceed down this country lane for a quarter of a mile bearing left at the fork and Didlington Farmhouse will be seen on the right hand side.


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11 November 2016

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