The original part of the cottage, which is believed to have been part of Lord Wimborne's Estate and to date back to the 1800s, is of colour-washed rendered cob elevations under a thatched roof. More modern extensions are of traditional construction. The property has been refurbished, creating a comfortable, spacious and well presented home which benefits from gas central heating, UPVC double glazed windows and a security alarm.
An entrance porch leads to a reception hall with a high vaulted ceiling and a quarry tiled floor. The dual aspect dining room features laminate flooring and the original range. An inner hallway leads to a cloakroom. The spacious, well proportioned sitting room has a decorative fireplace and French doors to the garden, and there is a large kitchen/breakfast room with an excellent range of units, ample worktops, Neff 5-burner gas hob, cooker hood above, electric double oven (with warming drawer), washer-dryer, dishwasher and fridge-freezer. The cottage has an unusual split staircase. Off one flight of stairs there are 2 bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and a modern family bath/shower room with walk-in shower, bath, wash basin and concealed cistern WC. Off the other flight of stairs a landing (with storage recess) leads to bedroom 2 which features exposed timbers and the original chimney breast.
A 5-bar gate gives access to the drive where there is ample off road parking and a double garage with 2 up-and-over doors, pitched roof providing eaves storage space, lighting, power points, and window and side door to the garden. An established hedge screens the property from the road. To the side is a large timber shed and storage area. The nicely enclosed, south facing rear garden has lawns, a raised sun deck, flower and shrub beds and an ornamental well.
Directions: From Wimborne, proceed east along Leigh Road and Wimborne Road West to the Canford Bottom gyratory. Take the third exit towards Ferndown. Number 194 Wimborne Road West can be found on the right hand side, just before the turning to Sycamore Place.
Council Tax Band: E
EPC Rating: C
Viewing: By prior arrangement through CHRISTOPHER BATTEN