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4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Wareham Road, BH16


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Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully presented, substantial 4 bedroom detached bungalow set in magnificent landscaped gardens approaching 1 acre.

Broomhayes was originally built in 1935 and was involved in market gardening. The property was extended twice in the 1980s and it has been refurbished to a high standard. The accommodation includes a large sitting room, separate dining room, modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room, family bathroom and 2 en suite facilities.

The property benefits from a mains gas heating system, a water softener and a security alarm system. There are mostly replacement double glazed windows. The extensive grounds are beautifully maintained, and well stocked. There are water features and a number of outbuildings which include a double garage, a workshop, a garden store and an old stable. There is a private, enclosed, south facing walled courtyard with a fishpond.

Directions: From Poole, proceed west along the A35 towards Dorchester. On reaching the roundabout (with the Bakers Arms public House), turn first left towards Wareham on the A351. Broomhayes is the first property on the left hand side and can be found after a short distance.

The accommodation comprises;

Outside lighting. UPVC double glazed front door with stained glass and leaded feature to;

ENCLOSED ENTRANCE PORCH: Tiled floor. Double glazed front door with matching side screens to;

LARGE RECEPTION HALL: Features a curved wall. Open archways. Airing cupboard housing a lagged hot water cylinder with fitted electric immersion heater and a range of shelving above. Fitted water softener. Double door coats cupboard with hanging rail housing the Potterton gas fired central heating boiler and trip switch electric panel. Access to roof space with drop-down ladder (the roof space is mainly boarded and has a fitted light). Double panelled doors open through to the Sitting Room.

AGENTS' NOTE: The roof space provides great potential for a roof conversion, subject to the necessary planning consent.

SITTING ROOM: A central feature to the room is a fireplace with inset log burning stove with raised hearth and display plinths. This is a delightful room which enjoys UPVC double glazed dual aspect windows to the rear and side elevations, where there is a feature porthole window. Concealed pelmet lighting. Two sets of UPVC double glazed French doors leading to the enclosed courtyard garden. Pair of panelled doors leading to;

DINING ROOM: Concealed pelmet lighting. UPVC double glazed window overlooking the landscaped gardens. A grill from the wood burning stove provides a heat convector. Door to;

SUPERB KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: The kitchen has been recently refurbished with a range of white panel fronted units comprising base storage cupboards and drawers with matching wall mounted storage cupboards which have a cornice and pelmet finish. Post formed worktops with concealed worktop lighting. Inset 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit with centre mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher. Bosch four burner gas hob unit with stainless steel cooker hood above with light and variable speed control. Bosch electric double oven with storage cupboards and below. Two built-in larder fridges and two drawer freezers. Tall fully shelved larder cupboard. Appliance space and plumbing for washing machine. Peninsular unit with an open archway leading through to;

BREAKFAST AREA: Space for table and chairs. Built-in fully shelved china cupboard. UPVC double glazed window and door leading to the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room has a ceramic tiled floor, recessed down lighting and part tiled walls. An open archway leads to the Reception Hall.

BEDROOM ONE: An excellent range of fitted bedroom furniture comprising floor-to-ceiling fitted wardrobes, king size bed recess with chest of drawers either side and dressing table. To one end of the bedroom, there is a stone open fireplace with a raised hearth and mantle above. UPVC double glazed dual aspect windows overlooking the gardens.

SPACIOUS EN SUITE BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM: Oval shaped bath with centre mixer tap set in a recess with a tiled surround. Large corner shower cubicle with glazed door, slate walls and tiled seat. Close coupled WC. Electrically heated ladder rack towel rail. Recessed down lighting. An open archway leads through to;

DRESSING ROOM: Range of fitted wardrobes with mirrored doors. Twin vanity sinks with storage cupboards and drawers below. Feature porthole window. Wall mounted mirror with lighting and electric shaver point.

BEDROOM TWO/GUEST BEDROOM: UPVC double glazed window overlooking the grounds.

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM: The shower room has been recently refurbished and is fitted with a Laufen contemporary style white suite which has a large walk-in shower with glazed screen, Travertine tiled surround and flooring, drop-down seat and wall mounted shower fitment. Close coupled WC and bidet. Wide pedestal wash hand basin. Full height contemporary style radiator. Electric shaver point. Obscure double glazed UPVC window to the rear elevation. Electric ladder rack style radiator.

BEDROOM THREE: UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front elevation.

BEDROOM FOUR: UPVC double glazed window overlooking the garden.

FAMILY BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM: Corner bath with raised step. Close coupled WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Corner fully tiled shower cubicle with Aqualisa shower fitment and glazed door. Corner vanity unit with storage cupboards below. Electric shaver point. Feature fully tiled curved wall. Extractor fan.

OUTSIDE: Broomhayes enjoys a large frontage to Wareham Road and has an ornate low boundary wall with a stock fence and established hedgerow. A wide gravelled driveway with exterior lighting sweeps round to the front of the property and is flanked either side by wide shrub beds and hedging. The drive provides ample off-road parking and turning area and extends to the garage, which is directly in front of the property. Beyond the garage, there is a garden storage area and there are two aluminium framed greenhouses.

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE: Two sets of timber and glazed ledged and braced doors. Pitched roof providing ample eaves storage space. Windows to two elevations. Lighting and power points.

THE GARDENS: The property is set well back from the road and is nicely screened by the hedgerow and the grounds, which extend to three sides of the property, have been beautifully landscaped with an expansive lawns with wide shaped shrub borders. Centre ornamental rockery with a selection of sedges. The lawn is interspersed with a selection of maple trees. The grounds are beautifully maintained and well stocked with an abundance of specimen shrubs and plants. To one corner of the garden, there is an ornamental fish pond with waterfall feature. This area is gravelled and planted with shrubs. Timber pergola. Small kitchen garden area.

There are a number of outbuildings which include a former stable which is now used as a large log store. There is a separate garden store and a large workshop with lighting and power points.

COURTYARD GARDEN: Wrought iron gates provide access to the rear of the property, where there is a paved courtyard garden. This area enjoys a southerly aspect and is nicely enclosed affording total privacy. A set of steps lead to a raised garden patio where there is a substantial circular centre fishpond with fountain and a cobbled stone surround. Exterior lighting. Hanging basket irrigation system.


VIEWING: By prior appointment, please, through CHRISTOPHER C BATTEN

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