9 bedroom detached house for saleSt. Johns Hill, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21
Guide Price £1,100,000
- Impressive character residence
- drawing room
- dining room
- 3 further reception rooms
- master bedroom with ensuite
- 8 further bedrooms
- 3 familybath/shower rooms
- good size garden
- EPC Rating = D
An impressive late Victorian character residence, offering a wealth of accommodation in a very convenient central location
St Johns Hill is a sought after road on the edge of the town centre. The Minster town of Wimborne offers excellent amenities including Waitrose and Co-operative supermarkets, many independent shops, cafes, bars and restaurants and the popular Tivoli cinema/ theatre. The centres of Bournemouth and Poole renowned for shopping, entertainment and recreational amenities, excellent beaches and yacht clubs are about 10 and 7 miles away respectively. Access to the M27/ M3 to London is via the A31 which can be joined at Canford Bottom and trains to London Waterloo run from both Poole and Bournemouth. Excellent schools in the area, include Canford School, Dumpton, Queen Elizabeth's, Allenbourn Middle, Colehill First, and St John's CE First School just along the road. Sporting facilities include the sports centre at QE School, and golf courses at Broadstone, Ferndown, Remedy Oak and Dudsbury.
3 further reception rooms
Kitchen and breakfast room
Master bedroom with en suite shower room
8 further bedrooms over 3 floors
3 family bath/ shower rooms plus several cloakrooms
Long driveway with parking area
Good size gardens
An impressive late Victorian character residence, offering a wealth of accommodation in a very convenient central location. The property was, we understand, built in the late 19th Century and considerably extended in the late 1980's for use as a residential care home.
The imposing elevations are mainly of red brick with yellow brick quoins and bay windows, under a slate roof. The exterior is enhanced by original features including the conservatory entrance porch, decorative barge boards, terracotta ridge tiles, and a stained glass sash window on the landing. Internally the house retains many original features including the impressive staircase, superb fire surrounds, decorative tiled floors, ceiling cornices, architraves and skirting boards.
The flexible accommodation, which is on three floors, could be arranged in many different permutations to suit a purchaser's own needs. There is huge scope for re-modelling or annexe potential subject, of course, to any necessary permissions being obtained.
The house has the benefit of gas fired central heating via twin boilers, and most of the non-original windows are UPVC double glazed sash windows. In addition, far reaching open views can be obtained from some of the upper floor windows.
Wrought iron gates and a wide shingle driveway to the side of the house lead to the detached single Garage. In addition to parking for numerous cars along the driveway, there is a tarmacadam parking area at the front. The front garden is lawned with established shrubs along the boundary wall. The private rear garden has a paved terrace running across the back of the house, and is mainly lawned with surrounding well stocked shrub and flower borders, providing an attractive setting.
Square Footage: 4,997 sq ft
From Wimborne centre, proceed east along the B3703 Leigh Road. At the first set of traffic lights turn left into St Johns Hill and Ashleigh, number 7 can be found after about 200m on the left hand side.
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