Moortown Farm was converted in the 1990s from 19th century farm buildings on Lord Wimborne's Estate. Number 3 has distinctive red and yellow brick elevations, enhanced by Gothic arched windows with stone detailing. The courtyard is about 3 miles away from the market town of Wimborne Minster, with easy access to Poole, Bournemouth and the M27 motorway to Southampton and London. Bournemouth airport is about 7 miles away, and the area is well served by state and independent schools including nearby Canford, Dumpton, and the Poole and Parkstone grammar schools.
Number 3 is one of the largest cottages in the courtyard. It is well presented and has gas central heating and many character features. The sitting room has a feature brick chimney breast and hearth with a gas fired log burner, decorative ceiling beams, timber flooring and French doors to the garden. There is a spacious, modern kitchen/breakfast room. The galleried first floor landing has a rooflight. The large master bedroom has an electric rooflight and a large en suite bath/shower room which features a free standing claw-footed bath. The guest bedroom also has an en suite shower room, and there are 2 further double bedrooms and a family shower room. There is also a first floor utility room with sink, hot water tank and plumbing for washing machine.
The gardens have been paved for ease of maintenance, with flower and shrub borders. The rear garden is secluded by trellis and high fencing and has a summerhouse. To the front of the house there are 2 allocated parking spaces in the gravelled courtyard, and there is a good sized garage (with up-and-over door) further along the terrace.
Directions: From Wimborne, proceed south along Poole Road, over Canford Bridge and up Oakley Hill. At the roundabout, take the first exit and continue to the traffic lights, turning left into Queen Anne Drive (A341.) Proceed for approximately 1.6 miles, and the private entrance to Moortown Drive (with 2 ornamental stone piers) can be found on the left hand side. Proceed to the end of the drive to the signpost for Moortown Drive. Proceed into the courtyard, and number 3 can be found on the left hand side.
Council Tax Band: E
EPC Rating: D
Viewing: By prior arrangement through CHRISTOPHER BATTEN