Leigh Road, Wimborne, Dorset

£375,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Sandown is a 3 double bedroom detached older style bungalow, having the benefit of a large feature rear garden, situated on the corner of Leigh Road and Brook Road, approximately 0.5 of a mile level walking distance from Wimborne town centre. NO FORWARD CHAIN. The property would benefit from a programme of refurbishment and updating.

Originally built circa 1935, the property has great potential to extend the existing accommodation to the rear and into the loft, subject to the necessary planning consents. The bungalow has pebble dash elevations, under a small tiled ridged roof. The bungalow is connected to all mains services with a gas heating system and UPVC double glazed windows and doors throughout. The rear garden is a particular feature, being very well stocked and due south facing.

Local shopping facilities are available in Leigh Road and Wimborne offers an excellent range of amenities.

Vestibule entrance with a feature coloured glass UPVC double glazed front door to a square entrance hall. The living room has a brick open fireplace and hearth, sliding double glazed doors to the rear garden, and wall light points. The kitchen is fitted with a range of oak fronted units, stainless steel sink unit, post formed working surfaces, base cupboards, drawers, and matching wall cabinets including one glass fronted display cabinet. Appliances include a split level single oven and separate grill, with cupboards over and under, four burner gas hob, extractor unit and fitted dishwasher. Floor standing gas boiler. Space for washing machine. Door to rear lobby/utility where there is a door to outside. Bedroom one is a good size double bedroom overlooking the front garden. Bedroom two has a range of fitted wardrobe cupboards and overlooks the rear garden. Bedroom three is a good size single or small double. The shower room is particularly well presented and was formerly a bathroom. There is a large walk-in double shower cubicle with electric shower, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, WC and fitted wall mirror.

Outside, there is vehicular access from Brook Road and a pair of double security gates lead to a large, gravelled courtyard where there is ample space for the erection of a single or double garage (subject to planning permission).

The rear garden is an attractive feature of the bungalow, enclosed by concrete walling and fencing. The beautiful garden has flat, well maintained lawns and a wealth of established shrubs including camellias, acers, hydrangeas and a flowering cherry, apple trees, conifers, and a palm tree. Concrete terrace. Paved pathways lead to the courtyard. Large timber workshop. The front garden is enclosed by a low brick wall and conifer hedgerows. For ease of maintenance, the garden is paved and planted with shingle terracing, cordyline, palms, acers and a maple tree. A pedestrian gate leads to Leigh Road.

Directions

From our office, proceed along Leigh Road. The property is located on the right hand side, on the corner of Leigh Road and Brook Road. Vehicular access is off Brook Road.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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