A well presented 4 bedroom detached family house with a south facing rear garden and a garden room/home office in a quiet cul-de-sac location with easy access to the banks of the River Stour where there are many scenic walks. Built in 1980, the property has been extended to provide excellent living accommodation. Since purchasing the property in 1999 our clients have refurbished and maintained it to a high standard. It is tastefully presented and has central heating and replacement UPVC double glazed windows.
Merley provides local shops, doctors’ surgery, a First School and bus services connecting to the market town of Wimborne Minster, which is about 1.5 miles to the north. There is easy access by road to the coastal town of Poole which has a mainline rail link to London Waterloo.
An enclosed entrance porch leads to a reception hall with Quick-step laminate flooring and an under stairs cupboard, and there is a cloakroom. The dual aspect lounge has a pair of French doors to the south facing garden. Further glazed doors lead to a separate family/dining room with decorative fireplace and inset gas fire, French doors to the rear garden, and access (via retractable ladder) to an auxiliary loft area with a fitted light.
The kitchen/breakfast room has solid oak-fronted units, an excellent range of worktops, integrated larder fridge, Neff 5-burner gas hob, extractor hood above, Neff electric double oven, space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, space for American style fridge-freezer, breakfast bar, tiled floor and rear door to the garden. The first floor landing has a large, walk-in airing cupboard and access (via retractable ladder) to the main loft space which is partly boarded with a fitted light. The master bedroom has an excellent range of fitted Hammond furniture, bedroom 2 has fitted Hammond wardrobes, bedroom 3 has a built-in wardrobe and bedroom 4, which is currently used as an office, has a fitted desk and a range of wall units. The fully tiled, modern bath/shower room has a corner bath, concealed cistern WC, wash basin, corner shower unit, and ladder style radiator.
The property stands on a large corner plot with a wide driveway providing ample off road parking and leading to the integral double garage (with 2 up-and-over doors, rear door, lighting, power points and pitched roof providing ample eaves storage space). The garden extends to the side of the house where there is an established hedge and a lawn, and a side gate leads to the rear garden. Adjacent to the garage there is a timber garden room/home office with lighting and power points. The southerly facing rear garden offers a large degree of privacy and has a paved patio, a shaped lawn and well stocked flower and shrub borders.
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 left into Sopwith Crescent. De Haviland Close can be found on the left hand side.
COUNCIL TAX: Band F
EPC RATING: Band D