was remodelled by Roger Wilkinson, a well known local architect, and 80% of it is newly constructed. Cornels has rendered and larch clad elevations under a natural slate roof.
Cornels is connected to electricity, water, gas and drainage, and benefits from Cat 5 cabling, gas central heating (with under floor heating to the ground floor) and brushed aluminium double glazed windows and doors throughout. There is Karndean flooring throughout the ground floor, and upstairs to the landing and bathrooms.
The impressive ground floor accommodation features a large, double height, very light reception hall with open plan walkways to the living room, dining hall and study.
The living room features a state-of-the-art 5kw wood burning stove on a slate hearth, 2 high Velux style windows, 3 full height bifold screens, 2 full height picture windows overlooking the garden, and sliding double doors to the terrace
The dining hall has 5 full height bifold doors to outside, and there is a separate study with a full height glass screen overlooking the grounds. There is a fourth bedroom on the ground floor, as well as a fully tiled shower room with a double shower.
One of the showpieces of the house is a handmade, bespoke oak kitchen featuring a comprehensive range of units with flat matt panels in a contemporary grey and white colour scheme. There is an excellent range of quartz work surfaces and splashbacks, a full height double larder unit and a large island unit incorporating a 4-person breakfast bar over which there is a dropped mantel housing lighting and extractors. There are Neff and Hotpoint appliances including fan oven, combi-microwave, grill, warming drawer, touch-control induction hob, extractor, Quooker boiling-water tap, integrated dishwasher and fridge. The kitchen is complemented by full height bifold doors to the terrace.
A walkway leads to a large boot room with doors to the front and rear gardens, and a comprehensive range of white high gloss cupboards and drawers with quartz work top and integrated full size freezer. The separate utility room has a sink unit, cupboards, space for white goods, water softener, and a dog shower.
From the reception hall, an oak staircase leads to the large, valuted first floor landing which has 2 rooflights. The master bedroom has a high vaulted ceiling, bifold doors to a Juliet balcony with a magnificent view over the garden, a walk-in dressing room and a superb en suite bath/shower room with a double shower cubicle.
Bedroom 2 is a large double room with an en suite dressing room) with plumbing and space for an en suite shower room). Bedroom 3 is a west facing double room.
There is a family bath/shower room with a rooflight, a free standing contemporary bath (with stand-alone mixer tap and shower) and a large shower cubicle with feature tiles.
From the gravel lane, a 5-bar gate leads into a large, gravelled courtyard with parking for 6-8 vehicles, and a detached double garage. The gardens, which extend to about 1.3 acres, are an outstanding feature. Standing largely to the north and west of the house, they offer almost complete privacy, with grass footpaths, lawns, sitting areas between pine and oak trees, and a wealth of plants including azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias and bamboos.
DIRECTIONS: From Wimborne, proceed up Rowlands Hill, past Colehill cricket ground and along Wimborne Road to the crossroads opposite the Co-op Store and Post Office. Turn right into Middlehill Road and proceed past a parade of shops on the right hand side. Haslop Road is then the next turning on the left hand side.
COUNCIL TAX: Band E
EPC RATING: Band C