Christopher Batten Estate Agents Wimborne Dorset
Wimborne and East Dorset Property Specialist

Smugglers Lane Wimborne Dorset BH21 2RX

£650,000 Guide price

REF: CB003975

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Receptions
  • Character detached house
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 5 large bedrooms
  • Double garage

Smugglers Lane - Colehill - Red Cottage is a very interesting 5 bedroom double fronted detached Victorian family house with a most attractive bay window to the front elevation. We believe the house was built in the late 19th century. NO FORWARD CHAIN.

Situated at the top of Colehill on Smugglers Lane, approximately 1.25 miles from Wimborne town centre, the house extends to nearly 2,500 square feet (plus garaging), and offers some lovely features. Traditionally built, Red Cottage has facing brick elevations, under a high slate ridged roof.

In more recent times, the property has been extended to create a superb family room with a vaulted pine clad ceiling and four sash windows overlooking the garden. The family room has a wide oak boarded floor. The ground floor has a superb kitchen/breakfast/living area with some oak worktops, butlers sink and traditional cabinets and drawers. A feature is the gas fired Rayburn cooker, set in a tiled recess, and there is a range of other appliances.

There is a formal sitting room with a feature fireplace, overlooking the front garden. The separate dining room has a stone fireplace with an inset cast iron raised basket. A long hallway with an oak floor gives access to a ground floor cloakroom and a laundry room. In addition off the family room, there is a large ground floor bedroom five with a high sloping ceiling, overlooking the rear garden. The first floor has a landing, four double bedrooms (all with cast iron fireplaces), bathroom and a separate shower room.

Outside, there is a double garage. The property is approached via a private driveway off Smugglers Lane with a 5-bar gate leading into the rear garden. The garden is laid to lawn with established trees and shrubs, enclosed by a close boarded fence. Garden terrace. Garden shed. The house is connected to all mains services with a gas heating system. The windows are a combination of single glazed sash and casement windows.

Red Cottage will appeal to purchasers seeking a large Victorian family home with well proportioned rooms, in good school catchment areas, within striking distance of Wimborne town centre.

Directions: From Wimborne, proceed up Rowlands Hill and continue past Colehill cricket ground to the cross-roads. Turn left into Smugglers Lane and Red Cottage can be found on the right hand side.