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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Rowlands Hill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21

Sold STC £1,295,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Holly House is a superb 6 bedroom detached Victorian family home SET IN A LARGE GARDEN OF OVER HALF AN ACRE on the favoured Rowlands Hill, about a quarter of a mile from the centre of Wimborne.

This fine Victorian home, which was built around 1865, now extends to about 3,415 square feet of living space, arranged over 3 floors. In recent years, Holly House has been extended, refurbished and restored, and the most recent extension, in 2012, created a second floor bedroom with an en suite shower room.

The ground floor has 3 main reception rooms and a study towards the rear of the house. There is a large kitchen/breakfast room (with an Aga range cooker, granite work surfaces and good storage space.) Also on the ground floor, there is a large laundry/boot room and utility room.

The first floor has 5 large bedrooms (4 of which enjoy fine views over the gardens,) and 2 spacious bathrooms. There is a large, boarded loft.

Outside, there is a detached double garage and excellent parking facilities. The gardens, which face south and east, are a feature. There is also a detached studio which has an en suite shower and cloakroom facilities, and could be used as an annexe or home working facility.

In addition, there is a heated swimming pool and separate hot tub set in a raised deck.

Holly House will appeal to purchasers seeking a large detached Victorian home, with much character and charm, within easy walking distance of the town centre. The property is offered for sale with NO FORWARD CHAIN.

Holly House is set back from Rowlands Hill and accessible through electric security gates which lead into a large gravelled courtyard with a central roundabout. Connected to mains gas, electricity, water and drainage, the property has gas central heating, and a new condensing gas boiler was fitted in 2015. There are single glazed sash timber windows and casement doors.

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: Wide timber front door. Quarry tiled floor. Glazed casement screens to;

RECEPTION HALLWAY: Hardwood floorboards. Under stairs storage cupboard.

CLOAKROOM: Thomas Crapper & Co high level WC. Victorian basin with brass taps.

SITTING ROOM: Marble fireplace with raised hearth and inset fire basket. Hardwood floorboards. Attractive bay window overlooking the door. Double casement doors.

DRAWING ROOM: Attractive bay window overlooking the front courtyard. Marble fireplace with wrought iron and tiled inset and slate hearth. Hardwood floorboards.

DINING ROOM: Marble and tiled fireplace. Hardwood floorboards. Overlooking the rear terrace.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Island unit incorporating butler's sink, with cupboards and drawers beneath. Excellent range of black granite work surfaces. Feature gas Aga set in tiled recess. 4-burner gas hob with extractor unit over. Contemporary style fan oven. Feature limestone floor. Dado panelling. Downlighters. Door to outside.

STUDY: Overlooking the rear terrace. Door to;

LAUNDRY/BOOT ROOM: Butler's sink. Granite work surfaces. Space for appliances. Excellent storage space.

FREEZER ROOM: Space for upright and chest freezers.

From the hallway, a straight staircase (with a mahogany hand rail) leads to;

LOWER LANDING: Short flight of stairs to;


BEDROOM ONE: Excellent range of full height wardrobes and door to;

BATH/SHOWER ROOM: Free standing rolltop bath with ball-and-claw feet. Marble worktops with 2 inset wash basins. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Large walk-in double shower with glass screens. Underfloor heating. Victorian fireplace. Storage cupboards. Return door to landing.

BEDROOM TWO: A superb dual aspect room overlooking the courtyard and gardens.

BEDROOM THREE: Overlooking the garden. Full height storage cupboards. Laminate flooring.

BEDROOM FOUR: Overlooking the rear terrace. Victorian fireplace. Door to;

FAMILY BATHROOM: Shower bath with rainwater shower head and shower screen. Pedestal wash basin. Low level WC. Tiled floor. Return door to the landing.

BEDROOM FIVE: A single room with built-in wardrobes.

From the landing, a beech and walnut spiral staircase leads to SECOND FLOOR:

BEDROOM SIX: A large single bedroom with storage cupboards. Door to;



DOUBLE GARAGE: Of brick construction, with a high gabled slate roof.

Wrought iron double gates lead into a gravelled courtyard with a central roundabout. Wide brick steps flanked by box hedgerows lead to the front door.

The main garden area lies to the east of the house and is laid to lawn, with a wealth of established trees and shrubs, shingle pathways and terraces. To the rear of the house there is a brick garden store, with 2 large wooden storage sheds. Stone entertaining terrace. Raised swimming pool and separate hot tub. Decking.




DIRECTIONS: From Wimborne town centre, proceed up Rowlands Hill, and Holly House can be found about 100 yards up the hill, on the left hand side.

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