Merley is a popular residential area with local shops, health practice, church and First School. Broadstone and Wimborne offer a wide range of schools, and there is good access to the nearby boys' and girls' Grammar Schools. Local bus services connect to the market town of Wimborne Minster, approximately 2 miles away, and the coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline rail links to London Waterloo.
A covered entrance way leads to a spacious reception hall with an under stairs cupboard, personal door to the garage, and Karndean flooring. There is a cloakroom with WC and wash basin. The dual aspect living room extends to nearly 22ft in length and has a sliding patio door to the garden. The modern kitchen/dining room has an excellent range of Shaker style units, oak worktops, peninsular breakfast bar, Indesit 5-burner gas hob, extractor, Zanussi electric double oven, integrated dishwasher, and French doors to the conservatory which has further French doors to the garden. There is a separate utility room with sink, cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge-freezer, and door to the garden.
From the hall, a staircase (with half landing) leads to the galleried first floor landing which has loft access (with retractable ladder, fitted light and partial boarding). Bedroom 1 has an excellent range of fitted wardrobes and a fully tiled en suite shower room with shower, wash basin, WC and towel radiator. Bedroom 2 has a range of fitted and built-in wardrobes and bedside cabinets. Bedroom 3 has built-in wardrobes, and bedroom 4 is a good sized double. The modern family bathroom has shower bath, wash basin, WC and towel radiator.
A block paved driveway provides parking for 2 vehicles and leads to the integral garage which has an electric roller door (fitted about 18 months ago), lighting, power points, and wall mounted Glow Worm gas boiler (fitted in 2019). The open plan front garden has a well stocked shrub bed. A side gate leads to the nicely enclosed, sunny, westerly facing rear garden which features a patio (ideal for alfresco dining), a large lawn, and a kitchen garden area with raised beds, greenhouse and timber shed.
Directions: From Wimborne, proceed south along Poole Road, over Canford Bridge and up Oakley Hill. At the roundabout, take the first exit into Gravel Hill. Turn left at the traffic lights into Queen Anne Drive, and take the first turning on the left into Rempstone Road. Turn left into the first cul-de-sac, and turn right for number 224.
Council Tax Band: E
EPC Rating: C
Viewing: By prior arrangement through CHRISTOPHER BATTEN