3 bedroom detached house for sale

Water Street, Cranborne, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 5QB

£600,000 via Christopher Batten, Wimborne: 020 3889 5964

A covered front verandah leads to a reception hall with under stairs cupboard, and a cloakroom. The study/dining room has decorative beams and an attractive outlook over the stream at the front. The spacious sitting room features a brick open fireplace, and adjoins a conservatory with double glazed French doors to the rear garden. Gothic style arched doors open through to the kitchen/breakfast room which has modern units and worktops, ceramic tiled floor, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for free standing cooker and upright fridge-freezer, and door to outside.

There is a semi-galleried landing with a double airing cupboard, and a retractable ladder to a partly boarded loft (with fitted light.) Bedroom 1 has built-in wardrobes, an outlook over the stream and the village school, and an en suite shower room. Bedroom 2 has built-in wardrobes, and both bedrooms 2 and 3 have a delightful aspect onto the rear garden. There is also a family bathroom.

Timber gates lead to a long driveway which provides ample off road parking to the front and side. The front garden has a brick retaining wall, a lawn and borders.

At the end of the drive there is a detached garage (with pitched roof and up-and-over door.) The enclosed rear garden includes a lower patio, a lawn, a gravelled seating area and a screened oil storage tank, and there is an external oil fired central heating boiler at the side of the house.

This charming conservation village, which is the home of Lord Cranborne, has a thriving community with a GP surgery and pharmacy, a first school and nursery, a middle school, a church, a well equipped village hall, a garden centre (with café and gift shop), a post office/shop, a sports club and field, a children’s play area, the Sheaf of Arrows, a brewery and tap room, and the popular La Fosse Restaurant. There is a limited bus service to Verwood and Ringwood.

Cranborne is situated adjacent to the famous Cranborne Chase which offers many scenic walks, about 10 miles to the north of Wimborne Minster, which provides a wide range of amenities, 4 miles to Verwood, 40 minutes’ drive to Southampton, and about 18 miles from the coastal town of Poole. There is good road access to the city of Salisbury. Southampton (Airport Parkway), Poole and Salisbury have mainline rail links to London Waterloo.

From Wimborne, proceed north on the B3078 to Cranborne. Proceed past Cranborne Garden Centre on the left and continue down the hill into the centre of the village. Follow the road round to the right, with the Fire Station and a thatched cottage on the left. Turn right into Water Street, and number 7 can be found on the left hand side.

Agent: Christopher Batten, Wimborne

Winkworth , 15 East Street, Wimborne, BH21 1DT

Phone: 020 3889 5964