4 bedroom detached house for sale

Higher Blandford Road, Broadstone, Dorset BH18 9AB

£940,000 via Christopher Batten, Wimborne: 020 3889 5964

The gardens are an outstanding feature, offering almost complete privacy and housing a swimming pool complex matching the main house, with an office above.

An enclosed entrance porch and oak front door lead to a long entrance hall with a cloakroom. The dual aspect living room has glazed doors to the rear garden, and there is a large, dual aspect dining room with pine boarded floor, and door to the garage.

The kitchen/breakfast room has a ceramic sink, modern work surfaces, a range of units, gas range cooker, extractor, space for washing machine, integrated fridge and freezer, and door to outside. There is a dual aspect study (with ornamental fireplace and inset gas fire), and a ground floor bedroom.

Stairs from the hall lead to the first floor landing. Bedroom 1 is a dual aspect room with a rooflight and an en suite area suitable for conversion in to a bathroom or dressing room. Bedroom 2 has a dual aspect, overlooking the rear garden. Bedroom 3 is a L-shaped single bedroom with a rooflight and a low door to a fully lined loft storage area (which doesn’t comply with Building Regulations for use as a room.)

A long gravelled driveway flanked by lawns (interspersed with trees, shrubs and spring flowers) leads to an excellent parking and turning area and an integral 3-car garage a high natural slate roof. A pavioured slipway and shingle drive provide further parking. There is a wisteria across the front of the house.

The large, well stocked rear garden is a real feature. It is enclosed by laurel and mixed hedges and includes lawns, a Purbeck stone terrace, a large L-shaped shed and a wealth of planting including camellias, palms, cordylines and oaks

The swimming pool complex comprises a large detached pool house matching the house (with brick elevations, a high gabled slate roof and aluminium bifolding doors to the garden), a lined Swimspa pool (approx 16ft x 9’) set in a tiled surround, a shower room (with shower, WC and wash basin) and an open tread staircase to a first floor office with radiator and rooflight.

Broadstone provides an excellent range of shops including an M & S Food Hall, pubs and restaurants, a large recreation park, a sports complex and a championship golf course. There are 2 first schools, a middle school and, between Broadstone and Corfe Mullen, Corfe Hills secondary school. Boys’ and girls’ grammar schools are nearby, and there is good access to independent schools eg Dumpton, Castle Court and Canford. The market town of Wimborne Minster is approximately 3 miles to the north, whilst the coastal town of Poole, 3 miles to the south, has a mainline rail link to London Waterloo.

From Gravel Hill, proceed down Dunyeats Road towards Broadstone. At the roundabout at the junction with The Broadway, take the fourth exit into Higher Blandford Road. Proceed past the United Reformed Church on the left, and Fairview Crescent on the right, and the driveway to number 15 can be found a short distance along on the left hand side.

Agent: Christopher Batten, Wimborne

Winkworth , 15 East Street, Wimborne, BH21 1DT

Phone: 020 3889 5964