Furzehill, Wimborne, Dorset

£475,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
DRAFT PARTICULARS - NOT YET APPROVED A delightful 3 bedroom semi-detached Victorian cottage set in the heart of this popular Dorset village, just over a mile from Wimborne town centre. Situated on a slightly elevated site with the benefit of a very long south facing rear garden (extending to just under 0.2 of an acre), the cottage has some room for extension, subject to planning consent. FOR SALE WITH NO FORWARD CHAIN.

Traditionally constructed circa 1885, this attractive house has facing brick elevations under a ridged natural slate roof (with tall brick chimneys.) It is connected to mains electricity, water, gas and drainage, and has gas central heating via a Worcester Bosch boiler. The property has undergone a programme of modernisation in recent years, and is presented in good decorative order. Furzehill has a post office/shop and The Stocks Inn, a well known pub/restaurant, and nearby Wimborne town centre offers an excellent range of amenities. The coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth are within about 20 minutes' drive.

A gabled entrance porch (with slate roof and black limestone floor) leads to an entrance hallway with a coat hanging area. A step leads down to a sitting room with a stone open fireplace (with side display and inset wood burning stove.) An archway leads to a separate dining room which has aluminium double glazed bifold doors to, and a superb view over the rear garden. The kitchen, which is in dated condition, has work surfaces, stainless steel sink, range of units, double fan oven, ceramic touch-control hob, extractor unit, space for washing machine, fridge and freezer, under stairs cupboard, wall mounted gas boiler, door to outside, and an attractive view over the rear garden. From the hall, stairs lead to the first floor. Bedroom 1 is a spacious double room overlooking the village road, with 2 built-in double wardrobes. Bedroom 2 has 2 built-in double wardrobes, a bookshelf and a superb view over the rear garden. Bedroom 3 is an L-shaped single room ideal for use as a study. There is a superb bath/shower room with twin-ended bath, large shower cubicle with electric shower, wash basin and WC. In addition there is a separate WC (with wash basin.)

The cottage is set well back from the village road. The largely gravelled front garden has a shingle bed, a low picket fence, and space for 3 vehicles. The superb south-east facing rear garden extends to over 200ft and backs onto farmland. Outside the cottage there is a large entertaining terrace and log store. The garden is mainly enclosed by close boarded fencing and has a long, gently sloping lawn, mixed hedges and raised brick borders. There is a wide variety of shrubs, plants and trees including birch, holly and rhododendron. A short brick pathway leads through a rustic arbour to a further lawn with timber shed and greenhouse. There are delightful views over the adjoining countryside.

Directions

From Wimborne, proceed towards Cranborne on the B3078, turning right into Furzehill. 2 Jessamine Cottages can be found on the right hand side.

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Christopher Batten

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