Built as a 2 bedroom bungalow in the 1970s, Highview has been substantially extended and refurbished over the last 10 years and now offers well proportioned family accommodation arranged over 2 floors. No expense has been spared in creating a fabulous home.
Merley Lane originally linked Bournemouth to Wimborne, and it now offers easy access to a doctors’ surgery, shops, a First School and a church. The nearby market town of Wimborne Minster offers a comprehensive range of amenities, and the coastal resorts of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline rail links to London Waterloo, are within about 20 minutes’ drive. The wider area is well served by state and independent schools including Poole and Parkstone Grammar Schools, Corfe Hills, Dumpton, Canford and Castle Court.
Traditionally built, the property has colour-washed rendered elevations with cedar panels, under a natural slate roof. Particular features are a high A-framed gable (with a glass and chrome covered balcony) to the rear, and a superb kitchen/dining/living area with white aluminium double glazed bifold doors to an entertaining terrace. Connected to all mains services, the property has gas central heating, quality UPVC double glazed windows, oak and glass internal doors, and Karndean flooring to the ground floor. Highview is an ‘easy living’ home refurbished to a particularly high standard, with flexible accommodation presented in an impressive, contemporary style throughout.
A covered entrance way with a quarry tiled step leads to a large entrance hall with an under stairs cupboard. There is a fully tiled shower room with a double shower cubicle (with state-of-the-art massage jet shower), WC and semi-pedestal wash basin.
The large living room overlooks the rear garden and is linked to the dining area and kitchen, which features wide double glazed white aluminium bifold doors to the terrace and garden. The magnificent bespoke kitchen has a large island/breakfast bar with Corian surfaces, stainless steel sink and hot tap, contrasting Zebrano surfaces, and a comprehensive range of units including contemporary wall cabinets with LED lighting. A full height high gloss unit incorporates 2 Neff ovens, microwave/combination oven, steam oven and there are full height retractable larders.
Appliances include a Neff 5-plate induction hob, a contemporary extractor, and integrated dishwasher, fridge and wine cooler (with adjacent wine rack).
There is a separate utility room with work surfaces, sink, base cupboards, space for washing machine, wall mounted gas boiler and pressurised hot water vessel, and doors to the garage and garden.
A second recerption room is currently used as a gym, and the ground floor also features a study and a fourth bedroom offering flexible accommodation.
An oak and aluminium staircase leads to an L-shaped landing with loft access. The extensive master bedroom has fitted full height wardrobes, dressing table, bedside cabinets, storage units, casement doors to a covered balcony overlooking the rear garden, and a luxury en suite bath/shower room with a large rooflight and a contemporary suite comprising jacuzzi bath, walk-in double shower, basin and WC.
Bedroom 2 has an excellent range of fitted high gloss wardrobes with bedside cabinets and drawers, and Bedroom 3 has 2 rooflights. The impressive family bath/shower room has a contemporary twin-ended hydromassage bath, a basin with cabinets beneath, a WC and a state-of-the-art shower cubicle with smoked glass door and shower tube.
Outside, Highview has a large, grey pavioured driveway with parking for 3 or 4 vehicles, and an integral large single garage with an up-and-over door, 2 personal doors, lighting, power, and excellent storage space.
The south facing rear garden is enclosed by close boarded fencing and has a large, flat lawn, a wide entertaining terrace, a raised planter, a large timber garden store, and young trees including copper beech and prunus.
DIRECTIONS: From Wimborne, proceed south along Poole Road, over Canford Bridge and up Oakley Hill. Just before the Willett Arms, turn left into Oakley Lane. Turn right into Oakley Straight and proceed to the T- junction. Turn left into Merley Lane, and proceed past Selkirk Close. Highview can be found on the right hand side, before reaching Lynwood Drive.
COUNCIL TAX: Band E
EPC RATING: Band C