Built in 1946 and occupied by the present owners since 1993, the house has been extended and particularly well maintained. It is traditionally built with brick and rendered elevations under a hipped roof of small plain tiles (with 2 tall brick chimneys).
Dale View is set just past the junction with Badbury View Road, about 1.5 miles from the centres of both Wimborne and Broadstone. Local shops are available in Corfe Mullen, whilst the coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth are within about 20 minutes’ driving distance.
The property boasts 4 first floor bedrooms plus a staircase to a large lined, decorated and carpeted attic space which, although not habitable as a bedroom, is a useful amenity.
Connected to all mains services, the house has gas central heating with combination boiler, UPVC double glazed windows and doors throughout, and cavity wall insulation.
An entrance vestibule with a feature quarry tiled floor leads to the entrance hall which has under stairs storage space and a cloakroom (with WC and wash basin.)
The sitting room has a fireplace with an inset multifuel stove, and a feature bay window. The hub of the house is the superb kitchen/family/dining area which has solid slate effect work surfaces, a stainless steel sink, a comprehensive range of Zebrano and white gloss units (including a curved wall cabinet), AEG double fan oven, 4-plate touch-control induction hob, stainless steel extractor, retractable full height larder, space for fridge-freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, large island unit and Zebrano dining table, exposed ceiling timbers, high level spotlights, partly tiled walls, and feature fireplace with gas fire. The family area has sliding double glazed doors to the garden.
There is a further L-shaped breakfast room with a brick plinth, UPVC double glazed gabled roof and window panels, vinyl plank floor, space for table and chairs and a lovely outlook onto the rear garden. The utility room has a wall mounted gas boiler, worktops, space for freezer, storage cupboards, door to garden and door to garage.
Stairs lead to a split level first floor landing. 3 steps lead to bedroom 1, a spacious double with a fully tiled en suite shower room, and doors to a glass balcony with a balustrade and superb views towards the Purbeck Hills. Bedroom 2 has an attractive bay window with a superb view towards the Purbeck Hills, and a range of floor-to-ceiling wardrobes with sliding doors. Bedroom 3 is a spacious room with a fine outlook onto the garden, bedroom 4 is a single room with a wide oak boarded floor and an archway to bedroom 3, which could be converted into an en suite shower room.
The well presented family bathroom has quality flooring a full height medicine cabinet and a white suite comprising bath with shower attachment, and vanity unit with wash basin and WC.
From the upper landing, a narrow staircase leads to a fully lined, carpeted and decorated attic space. This is not a habitable room but is a useful amenity.
Outside, there is an integral single garage with ledged-and-braced double doors, lighting, power, and personal door. The front garden is enclosed by close boarded fencing and high mixed hedges, and is planted with conifers, palms, shrubs and a rockery. A tarmac drive and turning area provide space for at least 5 vehicles.
The rear garden is particularly well maintained and extremely private, being enclosed by fencing on all sides. There is a raised lawn, a large paved terrace, a water feature, a pond with water lilies, and established shrubs and plants including acers, fuchsias, hydrangeas, grasses, gunnera and fir.
DIRECTIONS: From the Lake Gates roundabout on the A31, proceed up Wimborne Road, passing The Lambs Green Inn on the left. At the roundabout, turn right into Blandford Road. After about a quarter of a mile, proceed past the right hand turning to Badbury View Road, and Dale View is the second property on the right.
COUNCIL TAX: Band E
EPC RATING: Band E