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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Holt Lane, Holt, Wimborne, BH21

Sold STC £675,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A well presented, 4 bedroom detached thatched cottage offering immense charm and character, standing in cottage gardens extending to a third of an acre, in the heart of this picturesque Dorset village.

Offered for sale with IMMEDIATE VACANT POSSESSION, Greengates benefits from a large double garage/studio and ample off road parking. The cottage was built of cob, circa 1750, and substantially enlarged in the 1970s with a cavity blockwork extension.

A tiled porch (with timber uprights and bench seat) leads into the reception hall, off of which there is a cloakroom. The spacious kitchen/breakfast room features hand built farmhouse style units, an Armitage Shanks butler's sink, an Alpha oil fired range cooker (and central heating boiler, ) a pine dresser, and space and plumbing for washing machine.

There is a dual aspect dining room, and a large living room with French doors to the garden, 2 window seats and an inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam, lined brick bread oven and wood burning stove.

The garden room has half panelled walls, French doors to the garden and an attractive iron spiral staircase leading to the second bedroom. The main staircase leads from the living room to the first floor landing, which has loft access and a corner shelf unit. A further raised landing has storage and an airing cupboard.

All four of the bedrooms have a dual aspect, and three of them have fitted or built-in wardrobes. The master bedroom has an en suite shower room with a walk-in shower, circular sink, WC and shaver point. The family bathroom comprises a rolltop bath (with ball and claw feet and shower above,) a vanity sink set on a wash stand, a WC and wood block flooring.

The double garage/studio is presently arranged as a games room, with a corner sink unit and steps to a mezzanine floor forming a gallery above. A side door gives access to store room which has a door to outside, and there is a gardener's WC with wash basin.

Greengates has many character features including latched, ledged and braced doors. It benefits from oil fired central heating and was connected to mains drainage in 2009.

Approached from the lane through capped stone pillars, the property has a wide driveway which provides ample off road parking. The cottage gardens are a particular feature, being well maintained and comprising shaped lawns, well stocked herbaceous beds and an established hedge screening the house from the road. A brick pathway leads to the front door beside which there is an ornamental brick well with a thatched canopy. To the rear of the cottage there is a large paved terrace with a working well.

Wimborne town centre is about 4 miles away and the coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline railway stations to London Waterloo, are within about 30 minutes' drive.



DIRECTIONS: From Wimborne, proceed north on the B3078 Wimborne to Cranborne Road. Turn right to Furzehill and continue through Furzehill past the Stocks Inn, signposed to Holt Village. After 1.5 miles upon entering Holt Village, Greengates can be found on the right hand side, well before the Old Inn.

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12 September 2016


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