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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Winspit Road, Worth Matravers, Swanage, Dorset, BH19

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • unique contemporary house
  • sought after Worth Matravers
  • southerly views towards the sea
  • about 0.5 acre
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms
  • integral double garage (library/playroom)
  • gardens adjoining open farmland
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A unique contemporary house with outstanding southerly views over the surrounding countryside towards the sea beyond


Sand Dollar House occupies a splendid elevated position on the edge of this popular Purbeck village which has amenities including a tea house and the famous Square and Compass public house. The village also has footpaths leading onto the Dorset coastal path which in turn lead to such notable beauty spots as Chapmans' Pool and Winspit. Other local villages of note in the area include Kingston, Church Knowle, Corfe Castle and West Lulworth and the surrounding Purbeck countryside is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty. Local towns include Swanage and Wareham, both of which have a variety of shopping, educational and recreational facilities with Swanage having a sandy beach. Other Purbeck attractions include the beach at Studland, Lulworth Cove and Tyneham. Communications in the area include a mainline railway station at Wareham with a service between Weymouth and London Waterloo and the A31 can be joined to the north at Bere Regis providing a route towards the M27/M3. Swanage also has a Heritage Steam Railway with a service between Swanage and Norden. Sporting facilities include golf at Wareham and Swanage and a variety of water sports can be enjoyed along the Jurassic coastline to the south at Poole Harbour, Swanage and Weymouth Bay. Independent schools in the area include Canford School, Dumpton and Castle Court.


Sand Dollar House has attractive Purbeck stone elevations under a stone tiled roof and was completed by the vendors in 1994. There is spacious accommodation which includes three reception rooms, staircase hall, conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room, four bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms, two of which are en suite. There is also Calor gas fired central heating and sealed unit double glazing and many fine features including Purbeck stone fireplace in the living room, feature oak staircase and oak flooring in the dining and drawing room, Purbeck stone floor in the inner hall, internal oak doors and tiled flooring to many rooms. There are also excellent views over the surrounding farmland towards the coastline beyond and the gardens, which surround the property, are predominantly laid to lawn.

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Sand Dollar House is set in a quiet location and approached via a private road. The gardens surround the property and comprise gravelled parking area. Integral garage (currently used as a library/playroom). There are lawns to the front and rear of the property as well as a variety of shrubs. The front gardens adjoin open farmland, include a terrace and offer magnificent views down a valley towards the sea beyond.

Square Footage: 3,611 sq ft
Acreage: 0.5 Acres


Proceed to the centre of Worth Matravers and turn right. Proceed past the village pond and church and follow the road to the edge of village and turn left. Drive down track and take the second turning on left and after a short distance you will find Sand Dollar House.

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Added on Rightmove:
03 August 2016

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