Built in the 1960s as a detached bungalow, the property was extended and refurbished circa 2009, and now extends to about 1700ft² of accommodation, arranged on 2 floors. Great attention has been paid to detail, and the house is presented in truly excellent condition throughout. It is of traditional brick cavity construction, with rendered and cement boarded elevations under a concrete tiled roof, and connected to all mains services, with gas central heating, UPVC double glazing and LED downlighters.
Particular features include an attractive reception hall with a wide oak boarded floor and an oak and glass staircase to the first floor, an impressive kitchen/dining/family area incorporating a conservatory overlooking the rear garden, a large, dual aspect living room and a spacious study/bedroom 4.
A wide, open-fronted entrance porch (with a paved floor) and front door leads to the spacious reception hall (with feature oak floor, under stairs cupboard, and cloakroom (with WC, wash basin and partly tiled walls.)
The attractive, dual aspect living room has double doors to the rear garden, and a wall hung electric fire (with pebble feature.) There is a spacious study/bedroom 4 overlooking the front garden.
A superb feature of the house is an impressive kitchen/dining/family area incorporating a conservatory with a gabled roof and double doors to the rear garden. The kitchen comprises an excellent range of polished granite work surfaces and contemporary contrasting units, plinth fan heater, 1.5 under-bowl stainless steel sink, built-in Neff double oven, Neff 5-burner gas hob (with stainless steel splash plate,) Neff extractor unit, integrated dishwasher, wine cooler, fitted LG American style fridge/freezer, breakfast bar and large format ceramic tiled floor.
There is a separate utility room with worktops, cupboards, space for white goods, and a wall mounted gas combination boiler.
From the hall, an oak and glass staircase leads to a large, semi-galleried, L-shaped landing with a rooflight and space for a workstation.
Bedroom 1 is a large double room with an excellent range of mirror-fronted wardrobes, a superb view over the farmland opposite, and an impressive en suite bath/shower room (with double-ended jacuzzi bath, wash basin, WC and enclosed shower cubicle.
Bedroom 2 has an excellent range of fitted floor-to-ceiling mirror-fronted wardrobes and a superb view over the farmland opposite. Bedroom 3 is a spacious double room overlooking the rear garden, with an excellent range of mirror-fronted floor-to-ceiling wardrobes. The fully tiled family bathroom has a double-ended bath, wash basin, WC and corner shower cubicle.
The property is approached via a long tarmac drive with space for at least 3 vehicles. Secure timber gates lead to a further shingle driveway giving access to the detached single garage (with up-and-over door and spacious storage area at the rear.) The front garden offers almost complete privacy, being enclosed by close boarded fencing and well maintained conifer and mixed hedges. There is a large shingle parking area for at least 4 vehicles, and a raised area ideal for pots.
The well presented, westerly facing rear garden offers complete privacy and features a well maintained lawn, well stocked shrub beds, a shingle seating area and an Indian sandstone paved entertaining terrace.
Directions: From Wimborne, proceed along Leigh Road, continuing straight ahead at the junction with St Johns Hill and Avenue Road. Immediately before Leigh Common, turn left into Northleigh Lane. Proceed over the old railway bridge and turn right into Leigh Lane.
COUNCIL TAX: Band D
EPC RATING: Band C