Gussage St. Michael, Wimborne, Dorset


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  • Bedrooms: 3
An opportunity to acquire a spacious 3 bedroom, detached, modern country bungalow situated on a magnificent, elevated site, extending to about 1.68 acres, on the edge of Cranborne Chase, with some absolutely stunning views over the adjoining countryside.

The property is accessible via the main village road, and a long private driveway leads to the property. Originally built in the early 1970s, the property has been refurbished, updated, and modernised to a very good standard in recent years. The property offers excellent accommodation arranged on one level, with stunning views from all principal rooms. Traditionally built, the property has facing brick elevations, under a small plain tiled hipped roof.

Gussage St Michael is a popular village, approximately 8 miles from Wimborne town centre, with easy access to the major east Dorset towns of Bournemouth and Poole, and the Wiltshire city of Salisbury. A local shopping amenity is available in Chettle, which is a few minutes' drive by car, set off the main Blandford to Salisbury trunk road. There are mainline railway stations to London Waterloo from Bournemouth, Poole, and Salisbury.

Agents Note: There is enormous potential to extend the existing accommodation, subject to the necessary planning consents and any covenant approval required.

The property is connected to mains electricity and water. There is a private drainage system. No gas is available. The heating is supplied by a traditional oil fired heating system and there are UPVC windows and doors throughout.

Covered entrance way to a large reception hallway with a quality oak laminate floor, access to loft space and a sliding double glazed door to terrace and garden providing stunning views towards Gussage All Saints. Inner hall with double built-in airing cupboard.

The main living room is a spacious room with outstanding views over the surrounding countryside, towards Gussage All Saints. Pair of UPVC double glazed doors to outside. A feature of the room is a raised hearth, contemporary wood burning stove with a curved glass door, set against a backdrop of a feature slate panel.

A pair of oak double doors lead to the magnificent kitchen/dining room. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of contemporary high gloss units and a range of quality working surfaces with inset stainless steel sink, base cupboards and drawers including deep pan drawers. Contemporary range of wall cupboards with a lift-door feature and open shelves. Concealed worktop lighting. Appliances include a Bosch split level double oven with cupboards over and under, ceramic touch-control four plate hob with glass splash plate and extractor unit, and integrated dishwasher. Full height wall unit with two pull-out larders and space for fridge/freezer. LED downlighters. An archway leads to the dining area where there is a sliding double glazed door to outside. Throughout the whole kitchen area, there is a large ceramic tiled floor. From the kitchen, a door leads to the large laundry/boot room with post formed worktop and inset stainless steel sink. Space for washing machine and dryer. Vinyl floor. Door to outside and door to garage. Cloakroom with low level WC and walk-in storeroom.

Bedroom one is a good size double bedroom with a range of fitted wardrobe cupboards with sliding doors. En suite shower room with wet floor, chrome shower with both rainwater and hand spray shower attachment, full height splash panels, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and WC. The walls and floor are fully tiled. Downlighters. Bedroom two has magnificent views over the gardens and farmland towards Cranborne, and built-in double wardrobe cupboards with sliding doors. Bedroom three also has magnificent views, full height built-in wardrobe cupboards with three sliding doors, and door to the family bathroom.

The family bathroom/shower room is accessed from the reception hall and bedroom three and is a spacious, very well presented room with a modern panelled bath with mixer and hand spray shower attachment, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and cupboards beneath, WC with concealed cistern, fitted drawers, and large walk-in shower cubicle with a fixed glass screen and wet floor.

Outside, the property is approached by a long, winding, tarmac driveway, through an electric 5-bar gate to a large tarmac courtyard providing parking for about 8 vehicles.

Integral double garage with electric up-and-over door. Adjacent to the garage, there is a large bunded oil tank and log store. Stable block and tack room with lighting and power.

The formal gardens extend to approximately 0.5 of an acre and are laid to a large expanse of sloping, well maintained lawns with post and wire fencing. Raised grass terrace, retained by sleeper borders. There are outstanding views over surrounding farmland, All Saints Church, and Gussage All Saints village.

The side garden is laid to lawn retained by high sleeper fence, leading up to a large grass bank interspersed with some established hardwood trees, leading to a post and rail fence and adjacent farmland.

Nearer to the bungalow, there is a large flat lawn and a paved terrace. In addition, there is a large gently sloping paddock with a field shelter, enclosed by horse wire and post fencing, extending in total to approximately 1 acre.

This Promap image is not intended as a precise representation of the property's boundaries or area of land. It should be treated as an approximate guide only. Interested parties should have their solicitor check the exact dimensions on the Title Plan.


From Wimborne, proceed north on the B3078 towards Cranborne, for approximately 5 miles. At the Horton Inn, turn left, and proceed over a stone bridge. Continue towards the Blandord-Salisbury Road, and, after about 3.5 miles, turn right, signposted to Gussage St Michael. Proceed down a steep hill, and at the bottom, at the T-junction, turn right. Just past the parish church, the property can be found on the right hand side.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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