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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Wimborne Road West, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21


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Tenure: Freehold

Situated in a prominent, main road position about 1.5 miles to the east of Wimborne town centre, at the junction of Wimborne Road West and Hayes Lane. IDEAL FOR USE AS HOME INCOME/BED AND BREAKFAST.

Thimble Thatch was built in the 17th century as a 2 bedroom cottage. The oldest part of the building has lime rendered cob walls, and the majority is of cavity wall construction with a cement rendered exterior. The large, thatched ridge roof is of wheat reed.

Thimble Thatch cottage has many interesting features: 4 main reception areas including a large dining hallway (with open fireplace and original ceiling beams,) superb living room (with open fireplace,) large ground floor study and a small office. In addition, there is a ground floor bedroom 4. The ground floor also has an impressive Victorian style bathroom with a rolltop bath (with ball-and-claw feet,) and a high Victorian cistern. The most recent extension to the cottage created a superb kitchen/breakfast room with a high vaulted ceiling, 2 large Velux windows, exposed timbers, a ceramic tiled floor and a stable door to outside. It is fitted with a bespoke handmade, hand painted kitchen with maple working surfaces and butler's sink. Appliances include a Rangemaster range cooker, extractor unit, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The separate utility room has maple work surface, butler's sink, storage cupboards and space for washing machine, dryer and fridge-freezer.

An inner hallway and a wide staircase lead to the first floor, which has 3 good sized bedrooms and a modern shower room (with a Comfort Steam shower with fixed rainwater shower head, side massaging jets and music.) The master bedroom has built-in pine wardrobes, and, from bedroom 3 there is access to a fully lined loft storage area.

Outside there is a large, double width attached garage with an electric up-and-over door, light and power. The front garden is arranged as a shingle courtyard with space to park at least 6 vehicles and is enclosed from the road by a close boarded timber fence and high hedgerows. There is a substantial timber store. The L-shaped rear garden is laid to lawn and enclosed by close boarded fencing. High hedgerows provide privacy and the garden has a raised fishpond, planted borders and large garden chalet incorporating a 6-person hot tub. Connected to all mains services, Thimble Thatch benefits from gas central heating and UPVC double glazed windows throughout. It is neither Listed nor in a conservation area. It is conveniently situated for nearby local shops and various schools, and a short drive from Wimborne town centre which offers an excellent range of retail and leisure facilities.

Thimble Thatch will appeal to a purchaser seeking a period home, with every modern convenience and excellent potential for home income.

DIRECTIONS: From Wimborne, proceed east along Leigh Road, which becomes Wimborne Road West, and Thimble Thatch can be found on the left hand side, just before the Hayes Lane turning.

Council Tax: Band 'G'.

EPC Rating: 'C'.

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21 November 2016


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