Wild Rose Cottage was built in 2001 by Cawdor Construction to a high standard of specification, and has a distinctive design as a double fronted Georgian style village house incorporating a number of attractive features.
Situated close to the village centre where there is a range of local shops, which include a Tesco Express/Post Office and a pharmacy. There is also a library, Doctors' Surgery, 2 local pubs, historic church and bus services.
Lytchett Matravers enjoys easy access to Wareham Forest and the Jurassic coastline, with the market towns of Wareham, Wimborne and the coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth (mainline railway stations to London Waterloo), are all within easy motoring distance.
The property has a high a gabled front entrance porch (with exterior lighting) and front door leading to the main reception hall, where there is a cloakroom. The charming sitting room has a triple aspect over the rear garden and a central feature to the room is a brick open fireplace (which has an inset living flame gas fire). There are 2 sets of French doors leading out to a garden terrace, and glazed double doors open through to a separate dining room. There is a superb kitchen/breakfast room (with an excellent range of kitchen units and worktops, dresser unit and appliance space), and French doors leading out to a rear garden patio. There is also a separate utility room.
From the main reception hall, there is a staircase (with turned spindles) leading to the first floor, where there is a galleried landing (access to a floored loft space with lighting and power points, and drop down ladder), and an airing cupboard containing a pressurised hot water cylinder. There are 4 bedrooms, (with the main bedroom having a range of built-in wardrobes, en suite shower comprising low level W.C., wash basin, fully tiled shower cubicle and heated towel rail), and a main family bathroom/shower comprising panelled bath with handspray attachment, shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C., and heated towel rail.
The property benefits from a gas fired central heating system, all mains services, sealed unit double glazed windows and a security alarm system.
Outside, the front garden is bound by a low hedge with a centre footpath leading to the front door, and shrub beds either side. High timber gates provide access to a private driveway, with parking for 2 vehicles leading to the double garage (which has 2 up and over doors, lighting and power points, eaves storage space and personal side door).
A side gate provides access to the rear garden which enjoys a southerly aspect and has paved garden terracing, with a large expanse of lawn having flower and shrub borders. The garden is nicely enclosed with close boarded fencing and a further timber decking area, and the garden affords a fair degree of privacy.
Abbotts Meadow is a small private development, where there is a Residents' Management Company maintaining the private gravelled driveway, courtyard area and shrubs beds, for an annual fee of approximately £100, which is paid in September.
Directions: From Wimborne proceed west on the A35 for 3 miles to the Sturminster Marshall roundabout. Take the first exit (sign posted Poole), continue for about 2.5 miles, passing through Coombe. At the crossroads turn right into Wimborne Road, Lytchett Matravers, opposite Rushall Lane and continue for about a mile. Take the first turning on the left and proceed along this road, and just before the crossroads (where the Rose & Crown public house is situated), Abbotts Meadow can be found on the left hand side.
Council Tax Band: F
EPC Rating: D
Viewing: By prior arrangement through CHRISTOPHER BATTEN