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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Chalbury, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21

Sold STC £925,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Peacehaven House is a beautifully presented, older style 5 bedroom detached country home situated on an elevated site extending to about half an acre, with OUTSTANDING, FAR REACHING VIEWS OVER HORTON VILLAGE TOWARDS THE CRANBORNE CHASE.

Situated on a quiet country lane that runs from Chalbury village up to the historic 13th century church on Chalbury Hill, Peacehaven is set well away from traffic noise and backs directly onto open farmland. Originally built in 1939, this lovely family home was extended in 1980 and 2004, and the current owners have been in residence since 2000.

The house offers generous accommodation on 2 floors, extending to about 3000 square feet, including 5 first floor bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (one of which is en suite,) and all principal rooms have outstanding views.

On the ground floor there are 4 large reception rooms, a dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room (with range cooker) and a ground floor shower room.

Peacehaven House has a detached 2-car garage with electric doors, and a separate laundry room behind. A gravelled driveway provides ample parking space and room for boats/caravan/trailers/boxes. The formally landscaped gardens include lawns, raised borders, decking and a heated swimming pool.

The house benefits from UPVC double glazed windows, oil fired central heating, mains electricity and water, and private drainage. Our clients are relocating and are happy to offer Peacehaven House for sale with NO FORWARD CHAIN

Agents' Note: An additional paddock, with a separate gated entrance to the lane, is licenced for an annual fee of 250.

Chalbury is about 8 miles from Wimborne, adjacent to the villages of Gaunts Common, Horton and Holt.

The entrance hall has a quarry tiled and pine boarded floor. The well presented ground floor shower room has dado panelling and tiled walls. The living room has a stone open fireplace, an attractive bay window and double doors (with full height glass screens) to the garden. The impressive dining room also has double doors to the garden. A large study/snug has a feature exposed brick wall.

The breakfast room has exposed pine floorboards, an attractive bay window and a wrought iron Victorian style fireplace. The well presented kitchen/breakfast room includes hardwood work surfaces, an Armitage Shanks butler's sink, an excellent range of base and wall cupboards and drawers, a Rangemaster range cooker, quarry tiled floor and a door to the garden.

The large L-shaped landing has pine floorboards, and the master bedroom is a large double room with superb views from a Juliet balcony, a built-in dressing room and an en suite bathroom (with a Jacuzzi bath.)

Bedroom 2 has an attractive bay window and a range of full height wardrobes with sliding doors. Bedroom 3 has a bay window and pine floorboards. Bedroom 4 has full height wardrobes (with sliding doors,) and a superb view over the garden and the valley beyond. Bedroom 5 is a single bedroom which could be used for home working.

The very well presented family bathroom offers a rolltop bath (with ball and claw feet and a Victorian mixer,) dado panelling and tiled walls.

DIRECTIONS: From Wimborne, proceed north on the B3078 Cranborne Road and turn right to Furzehill. Proceed through the village, past The Stocks Inn on the left. At Pig Oak, turn left into Petersham Lane, signposted to Gaunts Common. Proceed through Gaunts Common, passing St James First School on the right hand side, and on to Chalbury. Turn left, signposted to Chalbury Hill and Didlington, and, as the road bends to the right, Peacehaven House can be found on the right hand side.



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16 March 2016


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