Built in 2000 in a quiet, mews style setting within the grounds of Henbury House, and approached off a tree-lined, private drive, the property has brick elevations under a ridged, clay tiled roof, gas central heating, and sealed unit double glazing. It has been refurbished to a high standard in recent years and features a contemporary style kitchen and bathrooms, and a conservatory opening onto the rear garden. Country walks are accessible from the development, and the nearby village of Sturminster Marshall provides 2 shops, 2 pub/restaurants, historic church, First School and golf course. About 4 miles to the east, the market town of Wimborne Minster provides an extensive range of amenities, and the larger coastal town of Poole, about 7.5 miles to the south, has a mainline rail link to London Waterloo. Queen Elizabeth's and Corfe Hills secondary schools are available in Wimborne and Corfe Mullen respectively.
There is a large covered entrance way with an integral laundry/boiler room (which has power, lighting, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer.) A front door leads to the reception hall which has an under stairs cupboard and a refitted cloakroom (with WC, wash basin, cupboard, extractor fan and tiled floor.) There is a nicely proportioned living room with built-in storage units either side of the chimney breast which has an inset log effect gas fire and brick hearth. A large storage cupboard houses a pressurised hot water cylinder, and double doors from the lounge lead to the rear conservatory which has a tiled floor, heating, lighting and double doors opening on to the southerly facing rear garden. The kitchen has been refitted with a contemporary range of white units (with satin nickel cup and D-handles,) an excellent range of Iroko hardwood work surfaces, Bosch induction hob, extractor hood, Bosch double oven, water softener, and space for full height fridgefreezer. The first floor landing has loft access and an airing cupboard. There are 3 bedrooms, one of which has lovely views over the garden and woodland beyond, and an en suite shower room with shower, WC and wash basin. The family bathroom has a modern white suite comprising Armacast J-shaped bath with shower attachment, Roca WC and inset basin with cupboard under, Karndean flooring, shaver point and heated towel rail.
The property has a small, neat front garden with seating area, planting, water tap and lighting. The southerly facing rear garden has close boarded fences to either side, and features a lawn, well stocked borders, 2 patio areas, power point and water tap. The garden looks onto a picturesque grass bank and woodland, and there is rear access via a picket gate to a parking space. There is a good sized garage in a nearby block, with up-and-over door, shelving, workbench, lighting, power points and stairs leading to a large mezzanine storage area. The development is set in delightful communal landscaped grounds, the lighting and maintenance of which are managed by the Residents' Association. Maintenance: Circa £370 per annum. Covenants restrict the parking of caravans, boats and work vehicles.
Directions: From Wimborne, proceed west along the A31 towards Dorchester, passing The Coventry Arms on the right hand side. Before reaching the Roundhouse roundabout, the driveway to Henbury House Gardens can be found on the left hand side, just before the farm shop on the right. Proceed up the private drive and under the archway to the visitors' and residents' parking area.
Council Tax Band: E
EPC Rating: C
Viewing: By prior arrangement through CHRISTOPHER BATTEN