Built as a private gentleman's residence in 1865, Bells House was converted into 6 self-contained apartments in the 1960s. It is set in superb grounds, offering peace and tranquillity, accessible via a long, private, gravel driveway off Giddylake. Wimborne offers excellent retail and recreational facilities, and the larger coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline railway stations, are some 6 and 8 miles away respectively.
A communal entrance hall, with entry phone system, leads to stairs to the second floor landing. Apartment 5 has a useful coat cupboard and an airing cupboard (with hot water cylinder). The spacious and light living room has a rooflight to the side and a window to the rear, both enjoying far reaching rural views, along with an Adam style fireplace surround and a fitted wood burner (heating 2 radiators.) There is a separate dining room/bedroom 4. The kitchen has a range of light oak units, work surfaces and appliance space, and a window to the side giving superb views.
Bedroom 1 has a fitted wood burner and a UPVC double glazed window to the front, overlooking the grounds. Bedroom 2 has a night storage heater and a UPVC double glazed window to the front, and bedroom 3 has a rooflight to the side. The bath/shower room has under floor heating, a rolltop bath (with claw feet,) a large glazed shower cubicle, a wash basin and a WC. Flat 5 has an allocated garage, and there is ample parking within the superb grounds. Flat 5 also enjoys the benefit of a large wooded area to the side of the grounds. LEASE: 999 years from 2017. SERVICE CHARGE: £550 per annum. BUILDINGS INSURANCE: £209 per annum.
Directions: From Wimborne, proceed up Rowlands Hill, taking the first exit at the small roundabout. Just before Colehill Cricket Ground, turn left into Giddylake. Take the first turning on the right into an unmade lane known as Bells Drive, which leads to Bells House.
Council Tax Band: C
EPC Rating: E
Viewing: By prior arrangement through CHRISTOPHER BATTEN