Price Guide £750,000-£800,000 Freehold
NO FORWARD CHAIN
The Homestead is a substantial, 4 double bedroom Edwardian detached house offering great potential for extension (subject to planning consent) set in GARDENS AND GROUNDS OF NEARLY 3 ACRES WITH A RANGE OF OUTBUILDINGS. A FURTHER 5-ACRE PADDOCK IS AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION.
Situated just to the east of Parley crossroads, the property is set back from the road off a long gravel driveway, adjacent to Barrack Road, a bridleway leading onto open heathland which stretches to St Leonards. For those with equestrian interests, this offers EXCELLENT RIDING. Until recently, The Homestead was also run as a 5-unit touring caravan site, registered with the Camping & Caravanning Club.
Traditionally built circa 1910, The Homestead has been in the present ownership since 1955 and was extended to the rear in the early 1980s. It is presented in excellent decorative condition throughout and connected to mains electricity and water, with private septic tank drainage. There is no gas supply to the property.
The ground floor comprises an entrance hall, sitting room (with bay window and fireplace with multi-fuel stove,) dining room overlooking the front garden, contemporary kitchen/breakfast room (with granite work surfaces, built-in appliances and a multi-fuel stove (with back boiler,) large conservatory, study and shower room. The first floor has 4 spacious double bedrooms, all of which enjoy superb outlooks over the adjacent farmland and woods, along with a modern bathroom.
From the driveway, a 5-bar gate leads into a courtyard with 2 garden sheds. A further gate leads to the outbuildings, which comprise 2 SHEDS, a CHICKEN HOUSE (in two sections) of concrete, timber and asbestos construction, a modern STEEL BARN (ideal for horses, cattle or livery,) with concrete floor, electricity, kickboards and roller blinds to 2 sides. There is a COVERED SHELTER between the two outbuildings.
DIRECTIONS: From Wimborne, proceed east along Leigh Road, which then becomes Wimborne Road West, to the Canford Bottom gyratory. Take the fourth exit onto Ham Lane and continue ahead at the Haskins roundabout. At the double roundabout, turn left and then immediately right onto Christchurch Road. At the Parley crossroads, proceed straight ahead and past The Curlew pub on the left. Number 355 can be found on the left hand side, immediately before Barrack Road.
EPC RATING: Band G.
COUNCIL TAX: Band E
Agents Note: The 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.