Built in 1954 and substantially extended by the present owners in 1998, Silbury features 4 double bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, a conservatory, an integral double garage and superb first floor views towards the coast. The impressive, well maintained rear garden extends to about 150ft in length.
Connected to all mains services, the house benefits from timber double glazed windows and gas central heating, the boiler for which was replaced in 2019.
A covered entrance porch (with a stone floor) and an oak front door lead to a hallway with woodblock flooring, under stairs cupboard and coat cupboard. Glazed double doors lead to a spacious dining room (with woodblock flooring) overlooking the rear garden. There are French windows onto the patio area.
There is an archway from the dining room into the kitchen, which features limed oak effect units, sink unit, worktops and a wine rack. The flooring is of quarry tiles. There is a double fan oven, built-in microwave unit, gas hob, extractor fan and space for a fridge. Doors lead to the rear garden and the garage.
The sitting room has a Minster stone fireplace, adjacent bookshelves and woodblock flooring. Glazed double doors lead to a study with fitted bookshelves and cupboards, and views over the front garden. Also from the sitting room, a pair of double glazed casement doors give access to an attractive conservatory with a high gabled glass roof, a quarry tiled floor, powder-coated aluminium double glazed windows, and casement doors to the garden.
Stairs lead to a long, L-shaped first floor landing with loft access. The master bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe and an en suite with fully tiled shower, basin and WC. There are 3 further spacious double bedrooms, each with built-in cupboards, and a family bathroom. Three of the bedrooms have superb views over the garden and towards the coast.
The gravelled driveway leads to an integral double garage with electric up-and-over doors. There is lighting, power and plumbing for a washing machine. The front garden is enclosed by beech and mixed hedges and has a well maintained, flat lawn and well stocked borders including camellias and birch trees.
There is a side gate leading to the rear garden, which is an outstanding feature, being south facing and extending to about 150ft in length. It is enclosed by hedges and post-and-wire fencing, and has a large, gently sloping lawn, well stocked borders, a mature apple tree, a paved terrace (with planted stone walling), a large summerhouse, a lean-to store, and several established pine trees at the far end.
DIRECTIONS: From Wimborne, proceed up Rowlands Hill to the St Johns Hill roundabout. Take the first exit and proceed past Melverley Gardens on the right hand side and turn next right into Highland Road. Number 48 can be found on the right hand side, just past Highland View Close.
COUNCIL TAX: Band F
EPC RATING: Band D