Merley Lane, Wimborne, Dorset


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  • Bedrooms: 4
An older style 4 bedroom detached family house on a slightly elevated, south facing site extending to almost a quarter of an acre, including a superb rear garden of approximately 120ft x 47ft and a LARGE DETACHED OUTBUILDING/BARN WHICH COULD BE CONVERTED, SUBJECT TO PLANNING CONSENT, INTO AN ANNEXE OR HOME OFFICE.

Traditionally built in 1926, the house has facing brick elevations under a ridged concrete tiled roof, and is connected to all mains services, with gas central heating, UPVC double glazing and cavity wall insulation.

This spacious house sits in the old part of Merley Lane, between Sopwith Crescent and Merley Gardens, within walking distance of local shops and health practice, and about 1.5 miles from Wimborne town centre.

An entrance vestibule and UPVC front door lead to an entrance hall with coat hanging space. There is an attractive, dual aspect living/dining room with contemporary inset electric fire and casement doors to outside.

The spacious L-shaped, modern kitchen/breakfast room has a stainless steel sink, post formed work surfaces, an extensive range of units, Hotpoint double fan oven, 4-burner gas hob, extractor unit, integrated dishwasher and fridge, space for washing machine, breakfast bar, ceramic tiled floor, understairs storage cupboard and downlighters.

There is a cloakroom with WC, wash basin and door to a rear porch, and a study overlooking the front garden.

From the entrance hall, a straight staircase leads to the first floor landing. Bedroom 1 is a large, L-shaped room with a superb view over the rear garden, and an en suite shower room with fully tiled shower cubicle, wash basin, WC, and half tiled walls. Bedroom 2 overlooks the rear garden and has a built-in airing cupboard. Bedrooms 3 and 4 overlook the front garden.

The fully tiled family bathroom has a modern bath (with electric shower over) and wash basin.

To the front, a tarmac driveway provides space to park 4/5 vehicles, and there is space (subject to planning consent) for a detached garage.

The raised front garden is enclosed by laurels and rhododendrons and has a lawn and shrub beds. A 5-bar gate leads to the rear garden which is enclosed by walls and close boarded fencing and features well maintained lawns, paved terraces and paths, a honeysuckle arbour, a greenhouse and raised beds.

There is a LARGE DETACHED OUTBUILDING with rendered elevations, concrete tiled pitched roof and sliding doors. The barn is lined with pine boarding and has lighting and power.


From Wimborne, proceed along Poole Road, over Canford bridge and up Oakley Hill. Just before The Willett Arms, turn left into Oakley Lane. Turn first right into Oakley Straight and proceed to the T-junction, turning left into Merley Lane. Number 64 is immediately on the right hand side.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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