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

Arrowsmith Road Wimborne Dorset BH21 3BD


Under Offer

REF: CB004713

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 4 Receptions
  • 2 bedroom annexe
  • Grounds of about 6 acres
  • Substantial 5-car garaging
  • Impressive garden room
  • Indoor swimming pool

Arrowsmith Road - Wimborne - Brooklands is a magnificent, contemporary and versatile family home situated in the popular Arrowsmith Road at Canford Magna, just south of the market town of Wimborne Minster and 6 miles from the Bournemouth/Poole coastline.

This impressive home, which incorporates a 2 bedroom annexe, conference and cellar rooms, extends in all to nearly 9500 square feet of living space, and stands in impressive gardens and grounds of about 6 acres with a free-flowing stream.

• 5 bedrooms (all with en suite facilities)

• 4 reception rooms

• Separate study

• Magnificent 33’ kitchen/family area

• Impressive garden room

• Basement games room, wine cellar and offices

• Substantial 5-car garaging

• 2 bedroom annexe

• Lawned and wooded grounds with stream

• Indoor swimming pool


Brooklands is situated well back from Arrowsmith Road and approached through electric gates and along a long drive. The market town of Wimborne Minster is within a 5-minute drive, while the major towns of Poole and Bournemouth are 4 and 7 miles distant respectively. Both towns have mainline rail links with London Waterloo. The Bournemouth and Poole conurbation is well known for its excellent sporting and recreational facilities, and there are championship golf courses at Broadstone and Remedy Oak, Woodlands.

The property is close to Poole and ParkstoneGrammar Schools, and nearby preparatory schools include Castle Court in Corfe Mullen and Dumpton in Wimborne. CanfordSchool is within half a mile’s drive.


Brooklands is a magnificent house offering superb, open plan living areas, ideal for entertaining, with the main reception rooms and hall some 70’ in length, plus an adjoining sitting room. The large, well fitted kitchen/breakfast room, and the recently built garden/sun room complement the ground floor accommodation well.

Below are the excellent cellars, comprising a large snooker room (2 full size tables,) a wine store and 2 further useful store rooms. There are 5 bedrooms, all with en suite facilities, with the fifth bedroom on the ground floor ideal for staff or an elderly relative.

A recent addition is the self-contained 2 bedroom annexe with large conference/games room measuring some 28ft in length. There is a well fitted kitchen and bathroom. The accommodation is light, well designed and exceptionally spacious, offering adaptable rooms on 2 floors, with large cellar below. At the rear of the house is the heated swimming pool with cloakroom and changing room.

The property is connected to all mains gas, electricity and water. Private drainage.


A large garage complex is approached through electric gates, and the driveway leads into a gravelled courtyard. The grounds are an attractive feature of the property, laid out with wide lawns interspersed with woodland, and stream running through the gardens. There are stands of mature trees, and wide terraces adjoining the house.


From Wimborne, proceed south along Poole Road, over CanfordBridge and up Oakley Hill. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Gravel Hill. Proceed ahead at the junction with Queen Anne Drive, and continue down Gravel Hill. Turn left into Arrowsmith Road just before roundabout at the junction with Dunyeats Road, and Brooklands can be found after about half a mile, on the left hand side.

Council Tax: Band H.

EPC Rating: Band D.