Wigbeth, Horton, Dorset
- Approximately 1.13 Acres
- Ancillary Two Storey Cob Cottage And An Attached Red Brick Annex
- Separate Office
- Glass Atrium Entrance Hall
- Ground Source Heat Pump
- Remodelled And Refurbished Throughout
- Stable Block
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A comprehensively remodelled and refurbished contemporary style house | Ancillary accommodation two storey cob cottage and an attached red brick single storey annex with separate office and a self contained one bedroom cottage | Approximately 1.13 acres | Sizeable garage/workshop and stable block.
Summary A comprehensively remodelled and refurbished contemporary style three bedroom detached house, originally constructed in the 1920’s, offering well planned accommodation – including ‘light & airy’ open plan living space on the ground floor which is served by ground source heat pump underfloor central heating. The property also offers entirely separate additional ancillary accommodation in a detached period building comprising of a two storey cob cottage and an attached red brick single storey annex with a utility room/boiler room, a separate office and a self contained one bedroom cottage – served by oil fired central heating. The property would be ideal for those seeking additional accommodation for a dependent relative, or alternatively offers tremendous scope for a secluded country home with income potential. The property stands in grounds of approximately 1.13 acres, with plentiful off road parking, a sizeable garage/workshop and stable block. The property as a whole is served by a cat6e network and there is full ‘Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) internet’.
Situation The hamlet of Wigbeth is a rural community about seven and a half miles equidistant from the historic market towns Ringwood and Wimborne Minster, five miles from Verwood with its comprehensive amenities, and is close to the historic Horton village with its landmark red brick observatory tower and fine Georgian church, St Wolfrida. The property is well placed for access to Cranborne Chase, an ancient royal hunting ground with extensive woodland and rolling countryside, and the New Forest National Park is also readily accessible, as is the road network for regional centres such as the Cathedral City of Salisbury, Southampton and Bournemouth.
Accommodation An impressive grey powder coated double glazed aluminium framed atrium entrance hall on the South side of the property with flag stone flooring flows into the;
Open Plan Kitchen/Living Room/Dining Room | Flagstone floors with underfloor heating. Feature open brick fireplace with oak beam above. Fitted wood burning stove. A triple aspect room, including sliding double glazed patio doors in the living room area. The kitchen area; solid oak work surfaces with inset single drainer sink with ‘swan neck tap’. Matching peninsula breakfast bar. Contemporary styled splash backs. Dove grey finish cupboards and drawer units. Integrated wine fridge. Beko undermounted integrated freezer. Hotpoint twin drawer larder fridge. Integrated Hotpoint dishwasher. Space for a 900mm range cooker. Tiled splashback and stainless steel finish chimney style extractor canopy above. From the kitchen area a door leads into;
Utility Room | Recessed area with oak work surface. Space/plumbing beneath for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Further double cupboard above. Two double fitted shelved cupboards. Further double cupboards above. Adjacent bottle rack. Hatch to roof void. Door to;
Cloakroom | Vanity unit. Close coupled wc.
Rear Bootroom | Flagstone floor with under floor heating. External door and further door to;
Plant Room | Thermia ground source heat pump. Adjacent Joule unvented hot water cylinder and Joule ‘buffer tank’ – providing underfloor heating and domestic hot water. Manifolds for the underfloor heating. Water softener. Master fuse board. Key cupboard. Main control box for cat 6e wiring serving all rooms in the house. Key pad for intruder alarm (note: security cameras are also installed).
An open tread walnut effect staircase with a glazed balustrade and hardwood handrail rises from the atrium style entrance hall to the galleried first floor landing with a glazed balustrade and South aspect view over the garden and grounds. access to loft, doors lead to;
Bedroom One | triple aspect, wall to wall wardrobes with sliding doors – plentiful clothes hanging space and storage. fitted corner cupboard.
Bedroom Two |rear aspect, built in wardrobe with sliding mirror fronted doors.
Bedroom Three | rear aspect, built in wardrobe and adjacent shelved cupboard.
Bathroom | Corner quadrant shower cubicle with a Bristan thermostatic shower valve, roll top bath with claw feet, close coupled wc, heated towel rail, oak effect vinyl flooring.
DETACHED ANCILLARY ACCOMMODATION
Cob Cottage | Sitting Room; (12′ 4 x 10′ 10") Inglenook fireplace. Oak beam above. Woodburning stove (not serviceable). Slate tiled flooring. Mezzanine level above. Adjacent single storey brick built annex (but with no access from the cob cottage) is a single storey brick built annex comprising of;
Tool Room | (18′ 2 x11′) Grant oil fired central heating boiler which serves the adjacent lodge. Oil tank. Electricity consumer unit. Alarmed.
Office | (17′ 10′ ‘x 9’ 8") Laminated rolled edge work surfaces with cupboards beneath. Full cat 6 fibre wiring. Tiled flooring. Alarmed.
Lodge | Comprising of:
Sitting Room | (17′ 9" x 16′ 11" Max) A dual aspect L shaped room. Fitted woodburning stove. Tiled flooring. French doors provide access to a concreted patio, where there is also sited a timber shed. Doors lead into;
Kitchen | (11′ x 5′ 3") Laminated work surface with inset sink unit. Cupboard and drawer units beneath. Two ring LPG gas hob. Tiled flooring. Space/plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher. Heated towel rail.
Bedroom | (9′ 6" x 10′ 7") Tiled flooring.
Shower Room | Half tiled. Corner shower cubicle with thermostatic shower valve. Pedestal basin. Close coupled wc.
Externally The property stands on an approximately 1.13 acre plot and is approached from the Horton Road over a forestry track with a five bar gate/pedestrian gate leading to an expansive parking and turning area, where there is sited a steel framed aluminium clad double garage/workshop (23′ 1" x 16′ 9") – Wood burning stove. Power and light, and which is alarmed. In this general area there is also a stable block and wood store. The gravel driveway leads past the ancillary accommodation to the main house, which is approached via twin five bar gates and a wide gravelled pathway which leads to the front entrance. The self contained garden area nearest the house is bounded by hornbeam hedging, and is mainly to the South and West side with herbaceous borders and a raised decked patio, where there is also sited an octagonal summerhouse – separately fused from the main house. There is a further lawned area to the rear of the house interspersed with various shrubs. The remaining area of garden lies immediately to the South of the parking area and ancillary accommodation, and also in front of the main house, being mainly laid to a large expanse of lawn, and where there is also an orchard.