Upper Golf Links Road, Broadstone, Dorset


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Oakridge is an outstanding 4 bedroom detached individual family house situated in Broadstone's premier residential road, set on a superb, slightly elevated west facing garden site of nearly half an acre, WITH FINE VIEWS OVER BROADSTONE GOLF COURSE AND BEYOND. The house offers superb living accommodation, arranged over 2 floors, that extends to about 4070 square feet which incorporates AN IMPRESSIVE 1 BEDROOM SELF-CONTAINED ANNEXE, WITH FURTHER POTENTIAL TO EXTEND INTO THE GARAGE, subject to the necessary planning consents.

Originally built in the 1960s, Oakridge has been substantially extended and refurbished to a very high standard and is presented for sale in truly excellent condition throughout.

Traditionally built, the property has brick, cement render and tile hung elevations, all under an ornate, small plain clay tiled ridged roof, with 2 main gables (also tile hung) with band features. Connected to all mains services, the property has a mains gas heating system and double glazing throughout.

Broadstone provides an extensive range of shops and restaurants, and amenities including the 18-hole golf course, a leisure centre, and the popular Corfe Hills School. The market town of Wimborne Minster is about 4 miles away, and the larger coastal town of Poole, about 3 miles to the south, has a mainline rail link to London Waterloo.

An impressive reception hall has a wide oak boarded floor, cloaks cupboard, downstairs cloakroom comprising vanity unit with marble top, circular sink and cupboards under, and WC.

From the reception hall, oak, half glazed double doors lead to a superb living room which features a fireplace with oak beam and a raised marble hearth. A pair of double glazed casement doors lead out to the terrace and garden, WITH A SUPERB VIEW OVER BROADSTONE GOLF COURSE.

There is a large study with a feature bay window overlooking the front courtyard, and a wide oak boarded floor.

From the reception hall, oak, half glazed double casement doors lead into the hub of the house which is a superb kitchen/dining/family room with Travertine flooring and low voltage LED lighting. There are full height, double glazed bi-folding doors which open onto the entertaining terrace and gardens, and 2 pairs of casement doors. The kitchen is fitted with traditional, hand painted, framed Neptune units with cup handles, worktop lighting, cornice and bottom pelmet finish. There is an excellent range of polished granite working surfaces with upstand, large feature island incorporating a twin bowl sink with mixer tap, cupboards, drawers, and deep pan drawers, Smeg range cooker with 2 ovens, grill, warming drawer and a 5-plate induction hob, extractor unit, integrated dishwasher, full height matching unit incorporating a large larder fridge with drawer freezer, and full height larder. In the dining area there is space for table and chairs, and the family area has space for 2 large sofas, bookshelves and TV.

From the kitchen/dining/family room, there is a door to the annexe/family room and annexe/orangery with Travertine flooring. Firstly, there is a laundry room with stainless steel sink unit, excellent range of cupboards (one of which houses a pressurised hot water vessel), space for washing machine and dryer, and single oven.

There is an annexe/family room (with 2 windows) which leads through to an orangery with high gabled glass roof, full height glass screens overlooking the courtyard, sliding double glazed doors and side screens leads to an inner terrace with impressive water feature, doors to courtyard and garage, and an oak and glass staircase leads to an annexe/guest double bedroom with high gabled roof, built-in wardrobe cupboards, and an en suite shower room with tiled and dado panelling walls.

From the reception hall, there is an impressive cut-string staircase with oak handrails and treads leads to a large, semi-galleried landing with a pair of double glazed doors leading out to a balcony with plate glass screens overlooking the rear garden and Broadstone Golf Course.

The impressive main bedroom suite has a window and double glazed casement doors to the balcony, with stunning views over the garden and Broadstone Golf Course.

There is a dressing room with an excellent range of hanging rails, drawers and shelves, and a Neptune en-suite bath/shower room comprising a free standing double ended modern bath with free standing Victorian style chrome mixer tap and handspray shower attachment, vanity unit with twin circular wash hand basins, granite worktops and drawers beneath, low level WC, walk-in shower with fixed, curved glass screen, handspray mixer and an overhead rainwater shower, and towel rail.

Bedrooms 2 and 3 are good sized doubles which overlook the front aspect, with Neptune en-suite shower rooms, and the fourth bedroom overlooks the rear garden.

The Neptune family bathroom comprises a double ended bath in Travertine surround with Victorian style mixer tap and handspray shower attachment, wash hand basin inset in an ornate pedestal with curved panels and granite worktop, and WC.

Oakridge is approached from Upper Golf Links Road through high, timber electric gates on brick piers which lead to a large, pavioured courtyard with space for the parking of at least 6 vehicles. The front garden is enclosed by a low brick wall with laurel hedgerows, and a P' shaped well maintained lawn and borders. There is an integral double garage with 2 electric doors, lighting and power points, storage cupboards, and 2 personal doors. Agents' Note: The garage could easily be incorporated into the main house as part of a self-contained annexe/studio/home office, subject to the necessary planning consents.

The outstanding, west facing rear garden has a long, well maintained flat lawn with a stunning view of Broadstone Golf Course. The garden is enclosed by timber fencing and high mixed hedgerows with a mixture of pine, beech and birch. The flower beds are planted with camellias, rhododendrons and a wide variety of shrubs. The lower section of garden is enclosed by a low post and rail fence with a raised area of lawn, rhododendrons, and has a most superb outlook. Nearer to the house, there is a large L' shaped full width entertaining terrace ideal for Al Fresco' dining, with space for table and chairs.


From Wimborne, proceed south along Poole Road, over Canford Bridge and up Oakley Hill. At the roundabout, take the first exit into Gravel Hill. Proceed ahead at the traffic lights at the junction of Queen Anne Drive and continue down Gravel Hill. At the roundabout, take the third exit into Dunyeats Road, passing Broadstone Middle School on the right. Take the next turning on the right into Upper Golf Links Road, and the property can be found on the left hand side.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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