West View was originally built by East Dorset District Council in the 1940s, on land owned by the Shaftesbury Estate. In recent years, West View has been substantially extended and now provides excellent living accommodation of about 1500 square feet, arranged on two floors. The property is tucked away from main roads and traffic noise, and backs onto open farmland (owned by the Shaftesbury Estate.) Wimborne St Giles has the benefit of a small village Post Office/stores/ tea rooms, parish church, village hall, first school and nursery.
The house comprises of an entrance porch, entrance hallway, living room with wood burning stove and door access to a large conservatory/garden room (with a gabled glass roof.) There is a separate dining room (with door access to the garden,) and ground floor bedroom 4. The hand built pine kitchen has framed cabinets and drawers, solid beech working surfaces (with inset ceramic sink,) Belling cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, partly tiled walls, dado panelling and ceramic tiled floor. THE KITCHEN OVERLOOKS THE FRONT GARDEN WITH A MOST ATTRACTIVE OUTLOOK OVER THE VILLAGE. There is an inner hallway (with stable door to outside) leading to a ground floor cloakroom/utility room (with sink, W.C., washing machine and dryer, and a wall mounted oil fired boiler.) To the first floor there are 3 double bedrooms, family bathroom and an en suite shower room.
8 West View is approached from the highway by a long gravelled drive providing ample parking for at least 6 vehicles, and there is space for the erection of a double garage (subject to the necessary planning consents.) The front garden is enclosed by established mixed hedgerows, and has 2 well maintained lawns, well stocked flower and shrub borders, paved and brick pathways to the front door. The enclosed rear garden offers complete privacy, with high conifer mixed hedgerows, large lawn area interspersed with various boxed hedgerows, shrubs and conifer beds. There is a large paved terrace, vegetable garden area, brick outbuilding, garden shed, and oil storage tank. THE GARDENS ARE AN OUTSTANDING FEATURE.
The property has mains electricity and water, and private drainage. There is no mains gas. Benefits include UPVC double glazed windows throughout, and all principal rooms on the ground floor have wide oak boarded floors.
Directions: From Wimborne, proceed north on the B3078. Proceed past the Horton Inn towards Cranborne. Proceed through an avenue of trees and up a short rise to a brow. Turn left, (signposted left to Shaftesbury and right to Edmondsham) at the T-junction turn left into Parsonage Lane, and then right by the first school. West View can be found on the right hand side.
Council Tax Band: C
EPC Rating: D
Viewing: By prior arrangement through CHRISTOPHER BATTEN