Stourmist provides spacious, well proportioned living accommodation which can be arranged to meet various requirements, and is currently configured to include a self-contained ground floor annexe alongside the property’s open plan living area which offers delightful views over the lovely garden and countryside beyond.
The property enjoys good access to popular state schools, and close to the boys’ and girls’ grammar schools as well as the renowed Canford School. Merley Ways is elevated above the banks the River Stour, where there are many scenic walks, and close to the Castleman Trailway. Nearby bus routes provide access to the coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline links to London Waterloo.
Built in the 1960s, Stourmist was extended in 1993 to provide additional living accommodation, and benefits from gas central heating and UPVC double glazing.
An entrance lobby leads to a reception hall with a spacious, open plan snug/study area. Glazed double doors lead to the lounge/dining room which has an open fireplace with inset gas fire. There is a step down to a spacious garden room with 2 sets of patio doors to the rear garden terrace, giving impressive views across open countryside.
The kitchen has an excellent range of units, a ceramic electric hob, a cooker hood, an electric oven, an integrated dishwasher, space for an American style fridge-freezer, and a personal door to the garage.
From the hall, stairs lead to the first floor landing which has loft access and an airing cupboard. The master bedroom suite has a spacious dressing room, fitted wardrobes, eaves storage cupboards, and an en suite bathroom with corner bath, WC and wash basin. From the dressing room, a casement door leads to a rooftop terrace with timber balustrade and outstanding views over the adjacent countryside.
Bedroom 2 has an excellent range of built-in furniture, and there is a family bathroom with bath, wash basin and WC.
Access from the reception hall/snug leads to a modern kitchen/utility room with a range of units, plumbing for washing machine, space for cooker and upright fridge-freezer, and a side door providing independent access.
The kitchen leads to the sitting room/bedroom 3. An inner hallway gives access to bedroom 4, which has a built-in wardrobe and a range of fitted wardrobes, and a bathroom with corner bath (shower above,) WC and wash basin.
Stourmist has a lawned front garden with a pillared entrance way and a driveway providing ample off road parking. The double garage has an up-and-over door, lighting, power points, a utility area with sink, plumbing for washing machine, and a walk-in store room.
A side gate leads to the beautifully maintained rear garden which features a raised paved terrace with a wrought iron gazebo.
Steps lead down to a lawn, which has an inset fishpond and stream forming a delightful water feature. The garden is interspersed with shrubs.
A large garden chalet is available by separate negotiation.
DIRECTIONS: From Wimborne, proceed south along Poole Road, over Canford Bridge and up Oakley Hill. Take the first turning on the right into Merley Ways. At the T-junction, bear left and follow the road around. Number 79 can be found on the left hand side.
COUNCIL TAX: Band E
EPC RATING: Band F