5 bedroom detached house for saleBH21 Holt Forest, Wimborne
- Custom built home set within Holt Forest adjoining National Trust Forestry
- One of just 6 properties within Holt Forest
- Tremendous potential to convert to 7 double bedrooms
- Set within approx 2.5 acres with potenatial to purchase additional adjoining land
- Equine Potential
- Outbuilding complex of cavity wall construction incorporating 3 car bay and 2 independent workshops
- Affording a high degree of privacy and seclusion
- Located within close proximity of the market towns of both Wimborne & Ringwood
- Currently arranged as 4 double bedrooms including the entire 1st floor as one room
- 1st floor studio with potential to convert from 1 room to 4 double bedrooms
Urban & Country Homes. Holt Forest lies to the north of the popular market town of Wimborne. `Oaklands` is a custom built, and in our opinion spacious detached home nestling in grounds approaching 2.5 acres. The property has been lovingly designed and constructed to the current owners exacting standards. The versatile accommodation is set out over 2 floors and offers significant potential to increase the number of bedrooms to 7.
The accommodation currently includes 3 double bedrooms positioned on the ground floor and serviced by 2 family bathrooms. The principal rooms are thoughtfully located at the rear of the property and include a stunning dual aspect lounge/dining room with feature fireplace and functioning wood burner, further complemented by a generous fitted kitchen and utility room.
The first floor is one large studio style open space. Approximately 40ft x 40ft to its widest points this area was originally designed to accommodate 4 double bedrooms. For those wishing to increase the number of bedrooms from 4 to 7 this is eminently achievable with little modification. We would like to point out that whilst the potential is clear, any structural alterations would require the relevant planning and building regulation approvals.
`Oaklands` occupies beautiful grounds which extend to approximately 2.5 acres of garden with shrubbery, orchard, ponds, and wooded areas, `Oaklands` enjoys a secluded location on a bridle track in Holt Forest, an ancient oak forest owned by the National Trust. Holt Forest adjoins Holt Wood and Holt Heath and extensive meadow land. Despite having more than 1200 acres of nature reserve open to the public, Holt Forest is not well known and not extensively visited, a jewel in the crown of local heritage that few have the privilege of enjoying on a daily basis.
There is an outbuilding complex in the grounds which is of cavity wall construction and affords yet further potential. Comprising of a 3 car undercover parking bay with 2 independent workshops at either end.
On the south side there is a brick built out-building (7mx4.6m) with brick elevations under a pitched and tiled roof which could serve as a garage, but this is currently utilised as a wood store. Near the kitchen porch there is a brick built out-house with double glazing and tiled roof . In all there are six sheds and outbuildings in the garden providing extensive storage as well as a greenhouse.
Entrance Hall - 17'5" (5.31m) x 4'5" (1.35m)
Internal doors lead to bedrooms 2,3, family bathroom and archway to the reception hall.
Reception Hall - 15'1" (4.6m) x 12'0" (3.66m)
Double opening doors to the lounge/dining room, further internal doors to bedroom 1 and family bathroom. Stairs from the reception hall lead to the first floor landing and accommodation. Airing cupboard and storage cupboard.
Lounge/Dining Room - 30'6" (9.3m) x 15'7" (4.75m)
Enjoying an enviable position at the rear of the property this principal reception room affords a dual aspect and a wonderful vantage point from which to enjoy views of the surrounding grounds. Twin sets of double glazed double opening doors to the rear elevation. Double glazed windows to both the rear and side elevations. The focal point of the room is a feature brick fireplace housing a functioning wood burner. Internal door leads to the fitted kitchen.
Kitchen - 15'8" (4.78m) x 9'3" (2.82m)
Affording a dual aspect with double glazed window to the side elevation and double glazed door to the rear elevation. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted in a range of floor and wall mounted storage units with work tops. Space and plumbing for kitchen appliances and internal door to the utility room.
Utility Room - 9'7" (2.92m) x 5'5" (1.65m)
Space and plumbing for kitchen appliances and double glazed door to the side elevation leading to the conservatory.
Double glazed windows to three sides with doors to both the front and rear elevation providing direct garden access.
Bedroom 1 - 14'0" (4.27m) x 12'0" (3.66m)
Located at the side of the property with double glazed window to the side elevation. Fitted full height wardrobes with hanging and shelved storage.
Bedroom 2 - 12'0" (3.66m) x 11'0" (3.35m)
Located at the front of the property with double glazed window to the front elevation.
Bedroom 3 - 12'1" (3.68m) x 11'0" (3.35m)
Positioned at the front of the property and affording a dual aspect with double glazed window to the front and side of the property.
Bathroom - 9'10" (3m) x 6'0" (1.83m)
Matching 3 piece bathroom suite comprising panelled bath, wash basin and w/c. Double glazed window to the front elevation.
Bathroom - 6'6" (1.98m) x 5'5" (1.65m)
Matching bathroom suite comprising panelled bath, wash basin and w/c. Double glazed window to the side elevation.
Stairs from the reception hall lead to the first floor landing and accommodation.
STUDIO / POTENTIAL FOR 4 FURTHER BEDROOMS - 40'5" (12.32m) Max x 44'2" (13.46m) Max
Total Floor Area 40`5" X 44`2"
The entire first floor accommodation is currently open plan with various areas providing versatile space. The original design included 4 double bedrooms which could be instated by simple modifications thus creating a 7 bedroom versatile property. Please note that any modifications will be subject to relevant planning permissions / building regulation approval being sought and obtained.
Of cavity wall construction under and pitched and tiled roof. Large storage room / workshop with power and light and window to the side elevation. Additional large storage room / workshop dissected by triple carport opening.
AGENTS NOTE: There are various additional outbuildings including wood store of brick construction under a pitched and tiled roof.
There are 2 single width driveway access points providing vehicular access and potential for an in and out drive. The grounds are stunning and extend to approximately 2.5 acres affording a high degree of privacy and seclusion from all sides. There is a further potential to acquire additional land adjoining the grounds to the rear, further details can be provided upon request.
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