Gravel Hill, Wimborne, Dorset


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A large, double-fronted 5 bedroom detached chalet style bungalow set in a large garden plot of almost 0.4 of an acre, including an impressive in-and-out driveway and double garaging, just over 1 mile south of the market town of Wimborne Minster.

This attractive, individual 1950s property is for sale with NO FORWARD CHAIN and offer enormous potential for extension, subject to planning consent. It is of traditional constructions, with rendered elevations under a ridged slate roof (with 2 tall chimneys.) Connected to all mains services, the property has gas central heating and UPVC double glazing throughout.

The majority of accommodation is on the ground floor, including 2 large reception rooms, 3 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, whilst the first floor comprises 2 bedrooms and an en suite shower room.

The large, well stocked front and rear gardens are a particular feature, and there is off road parking for numerous vehicles.

Local facilities including shops, a health practice, a church and a First School are available in nearby Merley, and Broadstone and Wimborne offer a wide range of schools and other amenities. Boys' and girls' grammar schools are within a short drive, and the coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline rail links to London Waterloo, are within about 20 minutes by road. The property is close to walks in Delph Woods and along the Castleman Trailway.

A UPVC double glazed front door leads to a large entrance vestibule with glazed double doors to a long entrance hall.

The spacious sitting room has a feature brick fireplace (with inset wood burning stove), a bay window to the front, and a sliding door to a south facing terrace. There is a separate dining room with a feature brick open fireplace, a bay window overlooking the front garden, and stairs to the first floor.

Bedroom 1 has fitted wardrobes with sliding doors, and a fully tiled en suite shower room comprising shower cubicle, wash basin and WC. Bedroom 2 has fitted mirrored wardrobes with sliding doors, and a superb view of the garden. Bedroom 3 is a dual aspect room with superb views of the garden, and there is a bathroom with bath, wash basin, WC and fully tiled walls.

The kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted with an extensive range of units, post formed work surfaces, retractable larder, stainless steel sink, Neff double fan oven, ceramic hob, extractor, integrated Bosch dishwasher, integrated fridge and freezer, and breakfast bar. There is a door to outside, and a small utility area with space for white goods.

There is a spacious first floor landing with rooflight and access to the eaves. Bedroom 4 has a range of fitted wardrobes with mirrored doors, a rooflight and an en suite shower room (with shower cubicle, wash basin, WC and rooflight.) Bedroom 5 has a rooflight and access to the eaves.

Two 5-bar gates lead to an in-and-out driveway and turning area with space to park numerous vehicles. There is a detached double garage with up-and-over door and personal door.

The front garden has a large, flat lawn interspersed with a wealth of established trees and shrubs. Wrought iron gates lead to a space for a boat/caravan/motorhome which could provide space to erect a second garage if required. The rear garden extends to over 100ft x 70ft, and is enclosed by close boarded and panel fencing. There is a large, well maintained, flat lawn interspersed with numerous trees and shrubs, and a long, planted pergola over a concrete base. Steps lead up to a large, south facing entertaining terrace with planted walls, and a gate to the front.


From Wimborne, proceed south along Poole Road, over Canford Bridge and up Oakley Hill. At the roundabout, take the first exit into Gravel Hill, and the property can be found on the left hand side.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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