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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Knobcrook Road, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21

Sold STC £655,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Mill House is a prestigious 4 bedroom detached Grade II Listed Georgian town house situated in a unique location, within a few hundred yards' walk of Wimborne Square, in a tucked away location, backing directly onto and having frontage to the River Allen.

Mill House was built in about 1750 and has the benefit of later Victorian additions. The property extends to almost 2,500 sq ft of living space (now in need of some updating.)

Traditionally constructed, the house has largely solid brick elevations and there are two feature rendered bays to principal ground floor rooms, under a high ridged slate roof with two tall brick chimney stacks.

Knobcrook Road is a small road adjacent to Walford Mill, just to the north of Wimborne town centre.

The property benefits from a large garden which is enclosed, on the banks of the River Allen.

Directions: From Wimborne Square, proceed along West Borough going past The Tivoli Theatre. Continue to the Stone Lane traffic lights. Pass through the lights and Knobcrook Road is the next turning on the left hand side, directly opposite the East Borough junction with West Borough.

The accommodation comprises;

LARGE PORTICO ENTRANCE: Timber door with stained glass leaded panels to;

LARGE 'L' SHAPED RECEPTION HALLWAY: Wide square archway leading to;

INNER HALL: Staircase to the first floor. Door to outside. Useful built-in store/utility room.

DRAWING ROOM: A delightful room having a large bay with full height glazed casement doors to the garden. SUPERB VIEW OVER THE RIVER. A feature of the room is a wide Victorian fireplace with tiled features, scroll sides and a cast iron grate and raised hearth.

SEPARATE DINNG ROOM: Attractive splay bay with full height double casement doors to the driveway and garden. Feature brick fireplace with raised brick hearth, inset wood burning stove and marble surround.

GROUND FLOOR STUDY: A good size room with a brick fireplace (sealed). Plate rack. Double aspect overlooking the gardens and river.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Kitchen Area: Limed oak framed kitchen with an inset 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Range of ceramic tiled working surfaces with a comprehensive range of base cupboards and drawers including deep pan drawers. Four door wall cupboards and two glass fronted china display cabinets. Open shelves with four spice drawers. The wall units have a bottom pelmet finish and concealed worktop lighting. Quarry tiled floor. Two down lighters. Appliances include a split level fan assisted single oven, inset 4-plate ceramic hob with touch-control and integrated extractor unit, integrated dishwasher, larder fridge and drawer freezer. Archway to;

Breakfast Room: Space for table and chairs. Walk-in larder.

From the Inner Hallway, a superb dogleg staircase with mahogany handrail and half landing leads to;

FIRST FLOOR LANDING: Wide archway. Access to loft space. Fitted bookshelves.

BEDROOM ONE: A light double aspect room with a view over the garden and River Allen. Picture rail.

BEDROOM TWO: A large double aspect double bedroom. A feature of the room is a wrought iron Victorian fireplace with raised basket, surround and mantel.

BEDROOM THREE: A double aspect double bedroom with views over the garden and River Allen. Built-in double shelved cupboard.

BEDROOM FOUR: A feature of the room is an ornate Victorian fireplace with small raised basket, surround and mantle. Fitted shelves.

FAMILY BATHROOM: White modern bath with a brass and ceramic mixer tap with hand spray shower attachment, enclosed in a tiled and timber surround. Ornate Victorian style wash hand basin with upstand, floral motif and brass taps. Matching low level WC with timber seat. Quality flooring. Dado panelling and dado rail. Fitted dressing table with cupboards and drawers beneath, open shelves above and fitted mirror. Two downlighters.

SEPARATE SHOWER ROOM: Large fully tiled double shower cubicle with sliding doors. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and cupboards beneath. Large wall unit with fitted mirror, striplight/shaver point and two fitted shelves.

SEPARATE CLOAKROOM: Low level WC and wash hand basin.

OUTSIDE: The property is approached from Knobcrook Road via a tarmac slipway through a pair of high timber ledged and braced gates which leads to a large block paved and stone driveway/courtyard.

GARAGE SPACE: There is ample space for the erection of garaging, subject to the necessary planning consents.

THE GARDENS: Mill House enjoys a large frontage to Mill Lane with a low brick, wrought iron white painted railings and a single pedestrian gate. Adjacent, there are high hedgerows that provide privacy to the front of the house.

THE FRONT GARDEN: The front garden is laid to lawn with stocked borders, an established tree and rhododendrons.

THE MAIN GARDEN: The main garden area lies to the side and rear of the house. The rear garden is enclosed by a high belt of evergreens, laurels, sycamore and other established shrubs. The garden is laid to a large flat lawn with paved terracing. Gardener's WC and garden store. Walkway to a large side garden, which fronts the River Allen. This area is arranged on two tiers with brick walling between.

COUNCIL TAX: Band 'G'.

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

For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings.


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