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4 bedroom For Sale

Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3AR

Guide Price : £995,000

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Full description:

Key Features:
  • Fine period family house
  • Grounds of just under 3.5 acres ideal for the equestrian enthusiast
  • Idyllic location
  • Three reception rooms plus kitchen/breakfast room and conservatory/utility room
  • Four bedrooms plus two first floor bathrooms and ground floor shower room
  • Double garage
  • Beautifully landscaped gardens with wide selection of trees and shrubs
  • Two large paddocks, further paddock and holding paddock
  • Stable, loose boxes, tack room and hay barn
  • Wildlife area/orchard with winter pond


Tenure: Freehold

A rare opportunity to acquire a fine period family house sitting in grounds of just under 3.5 acres ideal for the equestrian enthusiast and potential for income to rent out stables and paddocks separately. Moortown Farmhouse South is an attractive family home in an idyllic location with an interesting history.

The main house enjoys excellent family accommodation over two floors. The reception space includes reception hallway, sitting room with dual aspect and open fronted wood burner with feature brick fireplace and surround. Dining room with exposed brickwork, kitchen/breakfast room with an Aga, study, shower room and conservatory/utility/boot room. The first floor provides four generous size bedrooms including a master bedroom with en suite four piece bathroom suite with a further three double bedrooms and family bathroom.

Situated at the end of a long private driveway off Magna Road which runs between Wimborne and Bournemouth, both vehicular and pedestrian gates open onto an extensive driveway with parking and turning which in turn leads to a detached double garage. Beautifully landscaped gardens extend around the property with large lawn area and terraced area where a variety of trees including Oak, Pine, Sycamore and Blue Cedar and a wide selection of shrubs including Magnolia, Camellias, Azaleas, flowering Cherry and many others provide an oasis of colour. A further vegetable/fruit patch can be found having an abundance of raspberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, strawberries, plums and gooseberries. Immediately adjacent to the garden are two large paddocks, a further paddock and a holding paddock all enclosed with post and rail fencing. The stable yard consists of three good size loose boxes, a fourth stable, carriage room/tack room and a hay barn, all with electric lighting and water supply. Beyond the stable yard there is a wildlife area/orchard with winter pond, suitable to keep ducks and chickens.

Moortown Farm was originally part of the large estate of Canford Manor which was previously owned by Lord and Lady Wimborne. The current owners have lived at the property for the last 23 years.
The property is within easy reach of central Wimborne which offers an excellent range of shopping, educational, recreational and cultural facilities including the Tivoli Theatre/Cinema, Waitrose supermarket and the Minster itself and is conveniently located for the Dorset coastline. The area is well served by independent schools at Dumpton, Castle Court, Canford and Bryanston as well as excellent state schools in both Wimborne and Broadstone. Sports facilities in the area include Golf at a variety of championship golf courses as well as water sports being available at Poole Harbour. Communications in this area include access to the A31 at Wimborne which provides routes via the M27/M3 to London and the Home Counties. Main railway stations are available at Poole and Bournemouth and there is also Bournemouth International Airport at Hurn and Southampton Airport.

COUNCIL TAX BAND: F EPC RATING: E

AGENTS NOTES: The heating system, mains and appliances have not been tested by Hearnes Estate Agents. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive.

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