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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Holtwood, Holt, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21

Sold STC £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • spacious family house
  • lovely countryside views
  • delightful village location
  • about 1.75 acres
  • paddock and excellent stabling
  • additional stable/shed and garage
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • 3 receptions, fitted kitchen
  • excellent riding and dog walking country
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Four bedroom family home in beautiful location with land and stables


Hillcrest occupies a delightful location in the village of Holtwood, a quiet village which feels wonderfully rural yet is only about 4.5 miles from the centre of Wimborne. The delightful Minster town offers excellent amenities including both Waitrose and Co-operative supermarkets, numerous cafes, bars and restaurants and the Tivoli theatre/ cinema. Bournemouth and Poole renowned for their shopping entertainment and recreational amenities, excellent beaches and yacht clubs, are about 11 and 10 miles away respectively. The A31, giving access to the M27 and M3 to London and its airports can be joined at Ashley Heath and trains to London Waterloo run from Bournemouth, Poole and also Southampton Parkway. Excellent schools in the area include the renowned Canford School, Dumpton Preparatory School, Clayesmore and Queen Elizabeth's, Wimborne. Golf courses in the wider area include those at Remedy Oak, Broadstone, Ferndown and Dudsbury. The beautiful New Forest National Park offering numerous activities can be entered just beyond Ringwood.


• Entrance Hall
• Cloakroom
• Triple aspect sitting room
• Dining room
• Fitted kitchen
• Breakfast/ Utility room
• Master bedroom with en suite bathroom
• Three further bedrooms
• Family bathroom
• Garage/ workshop and triple stable block
• Additional stabling
• Generous driveway with parking
• Gardens and grounds of about 1.75 acres including paddock

A detached family house enjoying an elevated situation with fine views across open fields. The house has elevations of mainly red brick with panels of weatherboarding to the front, under a partly tiled and partly slate roof. The house has the benefit of oil fired central heating, and a log burning stove in the sitting room.

The accommodation includes an entrance hall with cloakroom, the extended sitting room has triple aspect windows giving lovely views over open fields, and a log burning stove with tiled surround. The dining room opens into the well fitted kitchen with stainless steel gas hob (propane), cooker hood, electric oven, space for dishwasher and washing machine, and Worcester oil fired boiler for central heating and hot water. Leading from the dining room is a useful breakfast/ utility/ boot room with airing cupboard, and a door to the driveway opposite the garage/ stable block. On the first floor are the spacious master bedroom with triple aspect windows including an oriel bay enjoying fine views, fitted wardrobes and an en suite bathroom, the second bedroom has a vaulted ceiling and feature window to the front, there are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

A five bar gates gives access to the extensive tarmac driveway providing parking and turning areas, and to the detached garage/ barn/ main stable block with up and over door to the garage/ barn, and adjoining three large loose boxes with rubber matting and automatic filling water bowls.. Adjacent is an additional timber stable/ shed
The gardens are mainly laid to grass and lie immediately around the house, with a paved and timber decked terrace, a koi carp fish pond with filter system, a number of fruit trees and a vegetable plot. The rear garden enjoys a sunny south westerly aspect.

A paved path at one side leads down to a further double stable block opening into the paddock. The grounds extend to about 1.75 acres, including a paddock of about 1.35 acres with post and rail fence surrounding, and mature hedges and trees on the boundaries. The paddock has access gates from the both the driveway and also separate direct road access

Square Footage: 1,779 sq ft
Acreage: 1.75 Acres


From Wimborne centre proceed north on the B3078 Cranborne Road. After about a mile, take the right hand turn signposted Holt/ Horton/ Furzehill. Proceed down this road for about 1.2 miles, then take the left hand turn into Petersham Lane, signposted to Gaunts Common. Drive for about 2 miles, going through the village and take the right hand signposted Holtwood. Hillcrest is the first house on the right hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
08 October 2016

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