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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Horton, Wimborne, BH21

Sold STC £1,250,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A stunning 5 double bedroom detached barn style home set in the heart of Horton village, on a superb site of almost 2.5 acres.

Vines House extends to 3,365 square feet of living space, arranged on 2 floors, with particularly generous ground floor space which includes a large oak-framed garden room/family area.

Presented in truly excellent condition with quality finishes throughout.

The property benefits from an integrated sound system (which is fully programmable in all principal rooms) and natural slate flooring to the majority of the ground floor.

The formal gardens are delightful.

Vines House was constructed of Heritage red brick and Portland stone, with dressed Portland stone lintels.

The property is connected to mains electricity and mains water, has an oil fired central heating system and private drainage.

Vines House will appeal to a purchaser seeking a spacious, individual home in a rural location, with 2 large, flat paddocks which complement the formal gardens tremendously. It is offered for sale with NO FORWARD CHAIN.

Directions: From Wimborne, proceed north on the B3078 towards Cranborne. After about 6 miles, at the Horton Inn, turn right, signposted to Horton. Proceed past the right hand turning to Chalbury, and the concealed drive to Vines House can be found immediately on the left hand side.

The accommodation comprises

Oak front door to;

LARGE L-SHAPED HALLWAY: Open area under the stairs. Downlighters. Cloaks cupboard. Slate flooring.

CLOAKROOM: Low level WC and wash hand basin.

DRAWING ROOM: A superb, double aspect through room with a magnificent old brick inglenook fireplace with bressummer beam, large raised brick hearth and inset wood burning stove. Exposed ceiling beams and timbers and brick walling. Integrated sound system. Old pine floor. Double doors from the hallway. Pair of hardwood double glazed doors to the terrace and garden.

DINING ROOM: Double doors from the hallway. Exposed brick walling. Downlighters. Integrated sound system. Pair of oak double glazed casement doors to garden room.

STUDY: 2 full height opening windows overlooking the courtyard. Fitted oak desktop with filing cabinets and drawers beneath. Range of matching oak book shelves.

FAMILY ROOM: Pair oak double glazed doors to decking and garden. Integrated sound system. 2 full height windows overlooking the courtyard. Exposed brick

SUPERB KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Quality kitchen with an excellent range of silestone and polished granite work surfaces. Butler's sink with hot and cold mixer tap, separate boiling water tap and filter water option. Comprehensive range of framed base cupboards, drawers and wall cupboards including 2 glass-fronted display cabinets (with concealed lighting). Feature recess with beam over, brick sides and inset electric Aga range cooker. Large L-shaped workstation with polished granite work surface, cupboards, drawers and beech-topped working area. Integrated larder fridge and Miele dishwasher. Built-in Miele oven and microwave unit. Integrated coffee machine. Tiled walls. Exposed ceiling beams and timbers. Downlighters. Intregrated sound system. Slate flooring.

UTILITY ROOM: Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Water softener. Base and wall cupboards. Space for upright fridge-freezer, washing machine and dryer. Slate flooring. Oak door to outside.

From the kitchen, a wide walkway leads to;

GARDEN ROOM: Constructed in 2010 by Prime Oak. Full height argon filled double glazed screens. 2 pairs of casement doors to the terrace and garden. High double glazed ceiling lantern. Natural slate floor throughout. Wall light points. MAGNIFICENT VIEW ONTO THE GARDEN AND PADDOCKS.

From the hallway, an oak staircase (with open treads) leads to;

LARGE SEMI-GALLERIED LANDING: Downlighters. Access to a LARGE LOFT AREA, with space for further development (stpp.) Exposed brick wall feature. Glass screen overlooking the courtyard. Built-in airing cupboard with pressurised hot water system.


MASTER BEDROOM: Part vaulted timber ceiling with exposed beams. Downlighters. Integrated sound system. Pair of oak double glazed doors (and matching full height screens) to;

BALCONY: Decked floor. External light. Timber balustrade with fixed glass screens. SUPERB VIEW OVER THE PADDOCKS AND BEYOND.

DRESSING ROOM: Fitted rails and shelves.

LUXURY EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Re-fitted in 2011 by Country Image of Blandford with electric underfloor heating. Large, walk-in shower area with fixed glass screen and chrome fixed head 'rainwater' shower, hand spray shower attachment, 4 massaging jets and controls. Large vanity unit with stone worktop, suspended cupboards and drawers, 2 inset wash hand basins and 'waterfall' mixer taps. Low level WC. Fully tiled walls. 4 full height multi-coloured pebble tile bands. Ladder style radiator. Ceramic tiled floor. Downlighters. Extractor.


SPACIOUS EN SUITE BATHROOM: Sanitan suite. Panelled bath with chrome mixer, hand spray shower attachment and fully tiled surround. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Half tiled walls. Downlighters. Extractor. Amtico flooring.

BEDROOM THREE: Built-in double wardrobe. Pair of oak double glazed casement doors to a Juliette balcony. A double aspect room with a SUPERB VIEW OVER THE PADDOCKS.

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Sanitan suite. Enclosed, fully tiled shower cubicle with chrome shower, hand spray attachment and glass door. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Amtico flooring. Half tiled walls. Extractor.

BEDROOM FOUR: A double aspect room. Built-in double wardrobe. Full height window overlooking the garden. Exposed brick walling.

BEDROOM FIVE: A good sized double bedroom overlooking the front courtyard.

FAMILY BATH/SHOWER ROOM: Sanitan suite. Modern panelled bath with chrome pillar mixer tap. Oak worktop with inset wash hand basin and cupboard below. Low level WC. Bidet. Enclosed, fully tiled shower cubicle with glass door, chrome shower and hand spray attachment. Amtico flooring. Downlighters. Extractor. Shaver point. Blanket cupboard.

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE: 2 electric up-and-over doors. Personal door. Light and power. Excellent storage space. Vines House is approached via a wide, private tarmac driveway, which leads into a large gravelled courtyard, shared with The Stables. Ample space to park several vehicles. There is a planting scheme at the front of the house which includes laurel, variegated ivy, young rhododendrons, lavender and Virginia creeper.

THE GARDENS: The gardens lie to the side and rear of the property and are an outstanding feature, being attractively landscaped and enclosed by walling and well maintained hornbeam hedgerows. Well maintained, rolling lawns. Wide, Indian sandstone entertaining terrace. Separate corner terrace. Footpath. Neat box hedges. Sitting areas. The garden is stocked with a wealth of plants and shrubs. Morning terrace. Silver birch. Oil storage tank behind the garage. 5 bar gate leads into the main paddock. A small 5-bar gate leads to;

LITTLE PADDOCK: To the side of the house. Enclosed by well maintained hedgerows. Laid to grass, interspersed with several fruit trees. Dog or chicken run. Further 5-bar access into the main courtyard.

From the driveway, there is a private access into;

MAIN PADDOCK: Extending to just under 2 acres and enclosed by post-and-rail and post-and-wire stock fencing. Young planting scheme. The paddock is well maintained and fairly flat. Timber stable and adjacent store room



VIEWING: By prior appointment, please, through CHRISTOPHER C BATTEN.

For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings.

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Added on Rightmove:
10 November 2016


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