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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Poole Road, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21

Guide Price £1,495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully proportioned and elegant Grade II listed town house
  • Superb location in the heart of Wimborne Minster with its excellent amenities
  • Period home with a wealth of features and generous room sizes
  • Orangery with French doors to the delightful courtyard garden with total seclusion
  • Charming self contained guest cottages, The Coach House and The Lodge

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Most impressive Grade II listed character residence in the centre of Wimborne Minster.


Beechleas occupies a convenient location in the centre of Wimborne Minster.

The town offers excellent amenities including Waitrose and Co-operative supermarkets, many independent shops, cafes, bars and restaurants and the Tivoli cinema/ theatre.

Bournemouth and Poole renowned for shopping, entertainment and recreational amenities, excellent beaches and yacht clubs are about 10 and 7 miles away respectively.

The A31 leading on to the M27/ M3 to London can be joined at Canford Bottom and trains to London Waterloo run from Poole, Bournemouth and Southampton Parkway.

Schools in the wider area include Canford, Dumpton, Clayesmore, Bryanston, QE, Allenbourn and St John’s First School.

Sporting facilities include the QE sports centre, and golf at Broadstone, Ferndown and Remedy Oak.

The New Forest National Park can be joined at Ringwood, and the Purbeck Hills and Jurassic Coast beyond Wareham.


A beautifully proportioned and well-presented Grade II listed town house enjoying a superb location in the heart of sought after Wimborne Minster. Beechleas is believed to have been built in the 1800’s, and has handsome elevations of red brick featuring sash windows in the classic Georgian style to most units, under a tiled roof.

This delightful home offers a wealth of character features, generous room sizes and versatile accommodation that could be arranged to suit a purchaser’s needs.

A pillared entrance porch and panelled front door with glazed, arched fanlight over, opens into the elegant reception hall with marble tiled floor, decorative cornice, archways and dado rail, under-stairs wine cellar and guest cloakroom. The formal drawing room features a marble fire surround with gas coal fire, deep sash window to the front and twin archways to the superb orangery, by renowned makers Marston & Langinger, having French doors to the garden, Travertine floor, and electrically operated ceiling and window blinds. The dining room leads through to the kitchen/ breakfast room which is fitted with a good range of hand painted units with granite tops, integrated appliances including ceramic induction hob with extractor in canopy over, Gagganau and Siemens ovens, Miele dishwasher, walk-in cold store, and from the breakfast area are French doors to the terrace. There is a separate utility room/ larder.

A staircase with spindles and hardwood handrail leads to the first floor landing with linen cupboard. The master bedroom has double aspect sash windows, built in furniture and a fully tiled en suite bathroom, the guest bedroom has an extensive range of built in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom, and there is a third bedroom on this floor with a former en suite bathroom, currently arranged as a laundry room. The staircase continues up to the second floor where there are two further bedrooms both with en suite facilities. There is gas fired central heating

Beechleas occupies a prominent corner plot with iron railings enclosing the formal front garden, and high brick walls surrounding rear courtyard garden and driveway. High electrically operated gates and a shingle driveway open into the extensive driveway with parking and turning areas, and to the detached Double Garage with electric doors. There is a private gate into the neighbouring carpark which leads to Leigh Road. The delightful courtyard garden is laid to shingle and paved for ease of maintenance. It offers total seclusion and is perfect for outdoor entertaining, having a terrace and pergola with grape vine over, and planted with a profusion of flowering shrubs and trees.

Within the grounds are two charming self-contained guest cottages, The Coach House and The Lodge. The Coach House includes an open plan sitting/ dining room and fitted kitchen with oven, hob, dishwasher and fridge, and stairs lead to a double bedroom with en suite bathroom. The Lodge is currently arranged as ground and first floor offices each having a bathroom. Both cottages have independent gas-fired central heating.

Square Footage: 3,221 sq ft


If approaching Wimborne from the south, proceed along Oakley Hill, cross the bridge over the river and take the next turning on the left. Beechleas is the first property on the right hand side.

Post Code BH21 1QA

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23 July 2018

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