Christopher Batten Estate Agents Wimborne Dorset
Wimborne and East Dorset Property Specialist

Holt Lane Wimborne Dorset BH21 7DQ


REF: CB007734

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Receptions
  • Beautifully appointed
  • Gardens & paddocks of almost 0.7 acre
  • Large, westerly facing rear garden
  • Double garaging & excellent parking
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Holt Lane - Holt - Pig Oak Cottage is a beautifully appointed, 4 bedroom detached modern country house standing in gardens and paddocks of almost 0.7 of an acre, in the ever popular village of Holt, about 3 miles north of Wimborne town centre. This spacious, immaculately presented family home enjoys superb rural views to both the front and rear, and no expense has been spared in creating a stunning residence with many outstanding features. It is for sale with NO FORWARD CHAIN.

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The property was traditionally constructed by a well known local building company in 2005, with facing brick, render and timber shiplap elevations under a high thatched and tiled roof (with a tall brick chimney.) Connected to mains electricity and water, it has a private drainage system, (although mains drainage is now available in the village), and a security alarm.

Since 2017 the cottage has undergone a programme of complete modernisation and refurbishment with an emphasis on attention to detail and a high quality finish. Features include Karndean flooring throughout the ground floor, bathrooms supplied by Christchurch Bathrooms, taps by Perrin & Rowe, a Diakin airsource heating system, a pressurised hot water system, timber double glazed windows throughout, and an outstanding Neptune ‘Shaker Suffolk’ kitchen/dining room with double doors to an impressive orangery. Pig Oak Cottage benefits from double garaging, excellent parking for 6 vehicles, a large, westerly facing rear garden, and a paddock to the side and rear.

Holt is one of the most popular rural settlements north of Wimborne, and has a popular pub/restaurant (The Old Inn,) a village hall and a village green. The nearby village of Furzehill has a post office/shop and The Stocks Inn, and there are First Schools in Gaunts Common and Witchampton. The wider area is well served by state and independent schools, and the market town of Wimborne Minster offers a comprehensive range of retail, education and leisure facilities. The coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have rail links to London Waterloo, are within about 20 minutes' drive.

A wide, tiled entrance porch (with down timbers and oak front door) leads to a spacious reception hall with fitted bench seating, shelving, coat hanging space, 2 full height storage cupboards and a walk-in under stairs cupboard.

Glazed double doors lead to the spacious sitting room which features a limestone open fireplace, exposed ceiling timbers, and double doors to the outside entertaining area. To the front of the house, there is a study/snug with timber panelled walls.

The showpiece of the ground floor is an impressive, dual aspect L-shaped kitchen/dining room which boasts an excellent range of Neptune ‘Shaker Suffolk’ units, a comprehensive run of white quartz work surfaces, Siemens dishwasher, and a large island unit incorporating cupboards, a 2-person breakfast bar, a Neff microwave unit and a warming drawer. A recess with a mantel over houses an inset Lacanche range cooker (available by separate negotiation) with 6-plate induction hob, 2 ovens and storage drawer and there is a full height integrated Siemens larder fridge.

A walkway leads to a large dining/family area with colour-co-ordinated shiplap timber panelled walls, fitted bench seating and storage baskets beneath. Double doors lead to a spacious orangery with a high gabled roof and double doors to the rear garden.

Off the kitchen there is a utility room with matching units, quartz work surface, integrated Neff washing machine, stainless steel sink (with pewter tap), shelves, full height storage cupboard, water softener, and door to outside.

An oak staircase leads to a spacious, L-shaped landing with double cupboard and airing cupboard.

Bedroom 1 is a spacious, dual aspect room with part panelled walls, a built-in wardrobe, and a magnificent view of the garden, paddocks and farmland beyond, complemented by a superb en suite wet room with shower unit, fixed screen, wash stand with inset basin and 2 drawers, WC, ceramic tiled floor, towel radiator, and half tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 has a dual aspect, a built-in wardrobe, and fine views over farmland, and bedrooms 3 and 4 have side windows, rooflights and built-in double wardrobes.

The beautifully appointed, spacious family bath/shower room features a Victoria & Albert rolltop bath tub, a wash basin with cupboards beneath, a concealed cistern WC, a shower area, a black and white ceramic tiled floor, and a towel radiator.

The cottage is approached from the village road by a shingle driveway leading to a large detached double garage with brick and shiplap timber elevations, a gabled tiled roof, power, electric car charging point, lighting and personal door. The front garden is enclosed from the road by a blackthorn hedge, and has a paved driveway with space for several vehicles.

The delightful rear garden, which was landscaped by Stewarts of Broomhill and has a westerly aspect, extends to just over 100ft and has a large, well maintained lawn, an entertaining terrace, large garden shed, flower beds, beech and box hedges, a silver birch tree, a trellis with climbing roses, camellias, and a wealth of other shrubs. From the main garden 2 gates lead through to the paddock.

Beyond the garden, backing onto farmland, Pig Oak Cottage has a large, gently sloping, L-shaped paddock which is laid to grass and enclosed by post-and-rail fencing, with 2 established oak trees.

DIRECTIONS: From Wimborne, proceed north on the B3078 towards Cranborne, turning right into Furzehill after about 1 mile. Proceed through Furzehill, passing The Stocks Inn on the left. Continue just over half a mile towards the village of Holt, and Pig Oak Cottage can be found on the left hand side (just past Gods Blessing Lane on the right hand side.)