This charming RIVERSIDE PROPERTY enjoys UNINTERUPTED VIEWS across the Rived Stour and meadow fields beyond. The layout lending itself to a small self contained area if desired, beautiful landscaped gardens with direct river access and fishing rights! Vendors FOUND!
Occupying one of Wimborneu2019s most enviable positions and enjoying spectacular views this riverside home comes to the open market for the first time since 2014. Enjoying uninterrupted views over the River Stour and open fields beyond this four bedroom detached house benefits from direct access to the river and the use of a fishing license. Featuring a large open plan living dining room, a spacious kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, garage, wonderfully landscaped gardens and a first floor balcony this property must be viewed to be appreciated.
River Cottage sits centrally on a generous plot and is entered via an external porch and character wooden door leading to a spacious hallway. The light entrance hallway houses the properties primary staircase and benefits from triple aspect windows to the front and both sides. Providing access to the downstairs rooms the hall is complete with understair storage.
Open Plan Living And Dining Rooms
Entered via the hallway the spacious dining room is complete with a feature light fitting hanging above a large dining table and chairs and enjoys a south facing aspect to the front of the house. An archway then leads through to the spectacular hub of this wonderful home, the living room. Showcasing the properties elevated views of the River Stour and meadow fields beyond framed perfectly by double glazed sliding patio doors. The generous living space on offer has ample room for free standing furniture including a large corner sofa and has a brick fireplace surround to a gas fire.
The stylish and traditional kitchen is accessed via shutter style folding doors from the living room and also enjoys the fantastic far reaching views via a conservatory style extension which houses a breakfast table and chairs. The well-proportioned kitchen is fitted with marble countertops contrasting from shaker style white base and eye level units with undercounter lighting. Also benefiting from an inset double sink and drainage area, wood affect flooring, subway style splashback tiles, an integrated fridge freezer, Neff dishwasher and a large free standing oven including five ring gas hob.
Open to the kitchen the utility space can also be accessed via the main hallway and includes a continuation of the marble countertops. Complete with an opaque double glazed window to side aspect in the utility room features a Neff integrated microwave, larder cupboard and space and plumbing for separate washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a Stainless steel sink and drainage board and LED inset lighting throughout both spaces.
The staircase with wooden balustrade leads to the first floor landing which houses a cupboard suitable for linen and towels and included a small wall mounted radiator. The landing benefits from a side facing window and provides access to three bedrooms and the family bathroom as well as the loft which is boarded for additional storage.
Principle Bedroom Suite
The spacious principle bedroom suite enjoys elevated views to the rear of the property via a double glazed door and floor to ceiling window. The door provides access to a balcony which is fitted with a glass surround maximising the beautiful views on offer, suitable for al fresco dining. The well appointed bedroom further profits from a walk in wardrobe/dressing room built to include open railing, shelving and drawer units. The modern En-Suite is fitted
with wood effect flooring, tiled wall, a walk in shower with rainfall showerhead and separate handheld attachment, low-level WC, mirrored cupboard and shaving charger point, vanity unit sink and wash and basin as well as a full length stainless steel towel rail.
Once again located to the rear of the property and enjoying uninterrupted views this bedroom is well proportioned with ample space for a double bed and free standing furniture as required.
Complete with a similar contemporary finish to the rest of the house this light and neutral room is finished with cream carpets and south facing aspect to the front. Benefiting from fitted wardrobes there is space for a double bedroom and additional furniture.
The modern family bathroom is complete with stone tiles, heritage stainless steel towel rail, double aspect windows, low-level WC , tiled bath with handheld shower attachment, mirrored wall cupboard, shaving charger point, vanity unit and large wash hand basin.
Bedroom 4 / Potential Self Contained Annexe Space / Guest Suite
A wooden door leading from the dining space takes you through to an integral hallway which houses the homes second under stairs storage cupboard and staircase. This annex style accommodation also contains the downstairs WC which has a modern style containing a walk-in shower featuring mains pressure and hand held attachment, freestanding sink, wall mounted towel rail and low level WC
The stairs lead to a bright and spacious room currently utilised as bedroom four, a sizeable double this room could be made into a home office and features a vaulted ceiling and Velux window as well as a window and a Hitachi room air conditioning and heating unit.
A real pride and enjoy of the current vendors the rear garden has been landscaped and tiered to maximise the views on offer. Cleverly separated areas can be found, all enjoying the view and sunlight. A large patio perfect for a bbq area is found nearest to the house whilst steps down lead to an elevated decking enclosed by glass surround idyllically suited for al fresco dining in the evening sun. Beautifully manicured flowerbeds and shrubs surround a central lawn area and further steps can be found a middle tier seating area to the right. Further steps leads to the properties private jetty allowing for access directly onto the river. Complete with storage suitable for kayaks and paddle boards the jetty benefits from a fishing license. Gates can be found to both sides of the property and the front has been paved to provide parking for multiple vehicles, a further lawned area and fenced surround.
Located to the front of the property and accessed via the paved area the garage features a pitched roof, excellent storage and the Glow Worm boiler fitted in 2020. The garage also has lighting and power.
The property is conveniently located within 5 minutes walk across the bridge from the popular market town of Wimborne and it has to offer.
Set between the rivers Stour and Allen, Wimborne Minster is approximately 5 miles north of Poole and retains a historic market town charm while benefiting from access to the amenities provided by its larger neighbours. Bournemouth and Poole's sandy beaches are within easy reach, and the Isle of Purbeck and Jurassic coast are less than 15 miles away. In addition, the New Forest National Park can be reached within a 20-minute drive. So, if you like the outdoors, whether that's for taking exercise or just taking in the view, Wimborne is an enticing prospect.
With a diverse and dynamic social scene that includes many clubs, groups, and associations. There are plenty of activities to choose from, and all ages are catered for. Businesses take great civic pride in Wimborne Minster and support the town council in making it a better place to live. The Chamber of Commerce, the Wimborne BID, and the town council help manage the town centre and Square activities.
Throughout the year there are many festivals and parades to enjoy including the popular folk festival, along with the diverse arts and social groups, u201ctoad hallu201d for traders and of course the rolling countryside which surrounds this beautiful town.
One of the main attractions of living in Wimborne Minster is the wide variety of both private and state schools throughout the district, which encompasses the councils of both East Dorset and Poole Borough.
Council Tax Band: E
Local Authority: Dorset Council