The property is situated within level walking distance of local shops, and Merley offers other amenities including a First School and bus services to Wimborne, approximately 2 miles to the north, and the coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline rail links to London Waterloo.
The entrance lobby has a built-in storage cupboard, and the living room has an open archway leading to a dining area. The spacious kitchen/breakfast room extends across the rear of the house and overlooks the garden. It is fitted with contemporary style high gloss units, worktops, breakfast bar, Belling electric cooker and hob, extractor above, fridge-freezer, space and plumbing for dishwasher, double door laundry cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine, and a range of fitted shelving. An open plan staircase from the living room leads to the semi-galleried first floor landing which has loft access and an airing cupboard housing a Worcester gas combination boiler. Bedrooms 1 and 2 are both doubles and have fitted wardrobes and display shelving, and bedroom 3 has fitted wardrobes. The modern family bathroom has a bath with shower and screen above, wash basin, WC and towel radiator.
The property is set well back from the road and has a large, lawned open plan front garden interspersed with shrubs and trees. The garage adjoins the property and has an up-over-door, and lighting. A side gate leads to the nicely enclosed, private, south facing rear garden which has a paved terrace with fitted bench seating, double outside socket, a low retaining wall with steps leading up to a raised lawn, and a large timber cabin with power points.
Directions: From Wimborne, proceed south along Poole Road, over Canford Bridge and up Oakley Hill. Just before the Willett Arms, turn lef into Oakley Lane. Turn right into Oakley Straight, and left into Sopwith Crescent. Number 196 can be found in a cul-de-sac on the right hand side.
Council Tax: Band D
EPC Rating: Band D
Viewing: By prior arrangement through CHRISTOPHER BATTEN