The property was traditionally constructed to a high specification by the present owners and is presented in truly excellent condition throughout. Connected to all mains services, it has facing brick elevations under a roof of small plain tiles (with a tall brick chimney), gas central heating (with under floor heating to the ground floor), UPVC double glazing, and a detached double garage with a hipped cut roof.
The house extends to over 2800ft², and includes 4 first floor double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a superb kitchen/dining area with bifold doors to the rear garden. The large rear garden is an outstanding feature, offering privacy and featuring a superb garden room which could be used as a small annexe/home office.
Local shops are close by, whilst both Ferndown (about 1 mile) and Wimborne (about 3.5 miles) offer a wide range of amenities. There is easy access by road to the coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline rail links to London Waterloo.
A covered entrance way and an open-fronted gabled porch (with down timbers on brick piers) leads to an impressive reception hall (with engineered oak floor, under stairs coat hanging space, and coat cupboard.) A pair of glazed casement doors open through to a large, dual aspect living room with a floor-to-ceiling brick open fireplace (with inset wood burning stove) and a pair of sliding doors giving a delightful view of the rear garden.
There is also a study/bedroom 5 to the front.
From the hall, glazed casement doors give access to the magnificent kitchen/dining/family room which features double glazed bifold doors opening onto the entertaining terrace and rear garden. The kitchen features an excellent range of polished marble work surfaces, a comprehensive range of base and wall units and a large island with curved panels. Appliances include a Neff steam oven, Neff microwave unit, Rangemaster range cooker (with induction hob), extractor, integrated Neff dishwasher, Rangemaster wine cooler and Samsung American style fridge-freezer. The family/dining area has an inset Stovax wood burner (with log store, and marble mantel over), LED downlighting, and space for a table and 8 chairs.
Off the hall there is a utility room with ceramic sink, oak worktop, base and wall units, space for white goods, stable door to outside, and cupboard housing a Glow Worm gas boiler.
An oak and glass staircase leads to a spacious, L-shaped first floor landing with a double cupboard housing a 300 litre pressurised hot water vessel and blanket storage space.
Bedroom 1 is a spacious double room with a view over the rear garden, 2 built-in double wardrobes, and an en suite bath/shower room (with recessed double-ended bath, quartz vanity worktop, inset twin basins, WC, large double shower, and marble tiling.)
Bedroom 2 has built-in double and single wardrobes and an en suite bathroom with shower bath, concealed cistern WC, wash basin and marble tiling.
Bedroom 3 is a spacious double room with a built-in double wardrobe, and bedroom 4 is a spacious double room to the front. The fully tiled family bath/shower room has an enclosed double-ended bath with marble surround, oak vanity worktop, inset ceramic basin with cupboards beneath, WC and corner shower.
Ledged-and-braced, video-entry electric cedar gates lead into a large pavioured courtyard with parking space for 6-8 vehicles, a small area of artificial grass, and an established shrub bed with 2 palms. There is a detached double garage with electric up-and-over door and personal door, and adjacent tool store. Double timber gates at both sides of the house lead to the rear garden.
The upper garden has a large sandstone entertaining terrace with a purpose-built pizza oven and a gazebo (with cedar shingles, lighting, power, and space for a table to seat at least 8.)
Planted retaining walls and wide steps lead down to a large lawn with close boarded fencing, high laurel hedges, a wealth of established shrubs, and a full width pergola retained by planted sleepers. A shingle pathway and wide steps lead down to the lower garden which is private and has a further well maintained lawn and a garden shed/workshop.
Steps lead down to a further Indian sandstone terrace and a spacious garden room/annexe which could be used for home working. It has a wood burning stove on a tiled hearth, kitchen area with worktop, stainless steel sink, base and wall units, fitted shelves, quality laminate flooring, and an en suite shower room (with corner shower cubicle, vanity worktop, wash basin and WC.)
At the bottom of the garden there is a large greenhouse, a chicken run, and a lawn planted with trees including copper beech, maple, birch, willow and eucalyptus.
DIRECTIONS: From the Canford Bottom gyratory, proceed along Wimborne Road West towards Ferndown, passing The Old Thatch Inn and the entrance to Ferndown Industrial Estate on the left. Proceed past the right hand turning to Award Road, and the property can be found a short distance along on the left hand side.
COUNCIL TAX: Band G
EPC RATING: Band C