Witchampton Wimborne Dorset BH21 5AP


Under Offer

REF: CB003333
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Receptions
  • No forward chain
  • Study/bedroom 4
  • Many character features
  • Large kitchen/breakfast room
  • Large garden

Witchampton - Witchampton - A delightful, Grade II Listed detached cottage situated in the heart of the conservation village of Witchampton, about 5 miles north of Wimborne. NO FORWARD CHAIN.

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This charming property offers 3 bedrooms, study/fourth bedroom, 2 reception rooms, large kitchen/breakfast room, first floor bathroom andground floorshower room, and has many character features including a large inglenook fireplace (with bressummer beam and wood burning stove,) latched internal doors, exposed ceiling beams and timber floors.

There is a large, lawned garden which faces south-east, and a useful brick outbuilding.

Occupied by the present owner for about 23 years, Linden Lea was originally a pair of semi detached cottages owned by the Crichel Estate, but it has been in private ownership for many years.

It will appeal to purchasers seeking an attractive period home in a central village location.

The building is constructed of solid brick and cob, with a roof of small plain tiles, high brick chimneys and a dormer to the front.


The accommodation comprises:

SIDE PORCH: At the side of the building, there is a large, tiled porch with an ornate timber framework and a quarry tiled floor. Door to;

ENTRANCE LOBBY: Pine strip flooring. Coat hanging area. Under stairs storage cupboard.

DINING ROOM: Wrought iron Victorian fireplace (presently sealed) flanked by full height pine storage cupboards. Pine window seat. Exposed ceiling timbers.

SITTING ROOM: Large, brick-lined inglenook fireplace with oak bressummer beam, exposed bread oven, raised brick hearth and inset wood burning stove. Pine floorboards. Fitted bookshelves. Wooden window seat. Exposed ceiling beams. Door to the front.

STUDY/BEDROOM FOUR: Exposed timber floor. Door to;

SHOWER ROOM: Large shower cubicle with Mira shower and hand spray attachment. Pedestal wash basin. Low level WC. Quarry tiled floor.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Hand built, framed kitchen comprising a range of cupboards and drawers. Excellent range of solid beech work surfaces. Inset twin bowl stainless steel sink unit. Fitted shelves. Recess with floor standing Stanley range cooker with hotplates and ovens. Space for breakfast table and chairs. Feature quarry tiled floor. Door to outside.

UTILITY ROOM: Single drainer steel sink unit with cupboards under. Space for dishwasher, washing machine and refrigerator.


BEDROOM ONE: Brick fireplace with inset Victorian wrought iron basket. Built-in double wardrobe. Fitted bench seat. Exposed ceiling timber.

BEDROOM TWO: Built-in double wardrobe. TV point. Feature oriel window overlooking the village road.

BATHROOM: Victorian style free standing rolltop bath (with ball and claw feet, brass and ceramic Victorian style mixer and hand spray shower attachment.) Pedestal wash basin. Low level WC. Bidet. Timber flooring. Airing cupboard with cylinder immersion water heater.

From the first floor landing, a concealed dogleg staircase leads to;


BEDROOM THREE: A large double bedroom. Rooflight. Access to large eaves storage space.

OUTSIDE: Parking is available at the nearby Witchampton and Crichel Clubhouse. The front of the property is enclosed by a timber picket fence with climbing rose. Climbing rose to the front of the property.

THE REAR GARDEN: The garden is enclosed by brick walling and hedges. 2 large, well maintained lawns. Central pathway and arbour (with climbing roses.) Brick pathways and terracing. LARGE BRICK OUTBUILDING (with a tiled gabled roof.) Timber sheds. Oil tank on a brick plinth. Exterior water tap.

Directions: From Wimborne, proceed north on the B3078 towards Cranborne. After about 3.5 miles, turn left, signposted to Witchampton. Proceed down the hill, over the stone humpback bridge and around an S-bend. Linden Lea can be found on the right hand side, opposite Witchampton First School.


VIEWING: By prior appointment, please, through CHRISTOPHER C BATTEN