Dogdean, Wimborne, Dorset


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A large 4 double bedroom chalet style house standing in gardens and paddocks of over 2.5 acres (including a large cattle barn and store) in the superb rural location of Dogdean, on the very fringe of Furzehill village and about 1 mile north of Wimborne town centre. There are OUTSTANDING VIEWS OVER THE SURROUNDING FARMLAND FROM ALL PRINCIPAL ROOMS, including far reaching views towards Colehill from the front.

Built in 1957, Sunnyside offers great potential for extension, subject to planning consent. The existing accommodation is spacious, extending to over 2300ft, and the house has facing brick and rendered elevations under a ridged plain tiled roof (with 5 hipped dormers.) There is great potential for extension, subject to planning consent.

The property will appeal to those looking for a large family home with paddocks on the fringe of a popular village, with easy access to the market town of Wimborne and the coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline rail links to London Waterloo.

Sunnyside is connected to mains electricity, water and gas, and has double glazing, cavity wall insulation, 12 solar panels producing an annual income of at least £1500, and a combination of gas and solid fuel heating. The property currently has private drainage, but mains drainage connection is available in Dogdean.

The entrance hall has an under stairs storage recess and a cloakroom with WC and wash basin. There is a delightful living room with 2 wide windows overlooking the front garden and farmland beyond. Sliding double glazed doors lead to a superb conservatory with a high gabled glass roof, and large windows overlooking the side garden area and pond.

There is a dual aspect study overlooking the gardens, a dining room to the front, and a family room with double doors

to a sun deck with views over the garden and farmland beyond.

The large kitchen/breakfast room has an excellent range of oak units, post formed work surfaces, inset sink, Hotpoint double fan oven, Hotpoint 4-plate ceramic hob, extractor, space for dishwasher, integrated fridge-freezer, floor standing multifuel Branco boiler and cooker (which acts in conjunction with the gas central heating), and Karndean flooring. A door leads to a second conservatory with full height glass screens, sliding doors to the garden, ceramic tiled floor, and wall mounted gas boiler (for heating and hot water.)

From the hall, a straight staircase leads to the first floor landing which has loft access and an airing cupboard.

Bedroom 1 is a large dual aspect room with superb views over farmland towards Colehill and a spacious en suite shower room with shower cubicle, wash basin, WC and a range of wardrobes. Bedroom 2 has eaves storage space and superb views to the rear. Bedroom 3 is a spacious double with a rear aspect. Bedroom 4 has fitted cupboards and views towards Colehill. The fully tiled family bathroom comprises a modern jacuzzi bath, vanity wash basin, WC and cupboards.

Sunnyside is approached from the lane via a 5-bar gate. A long tarmac driveway leads to a large detached double garage with rendered and timbered elevations, pitched concrete tiled roof, personal door, lighting and power. There is also parking for numerous vehicles/boats/trailers.

The slightly raised front garden is enclosed by a mixed hedge and fencing. There is a large rectangular lawn, an established camellia and colourful spring flower beds. Beyond the lawn there is a large vegetable garden area enclosed by secure fencing. From the front garden, secure ledged-and-braced entrance gates lead to the rear garden which features a well maintained, flat lawn interspersed with fruit trees, spring and summer flower beds, feature pond with fountain, rockery, 2 greenhouses, gazebo, summerhouse (set on a turntable), and trees and shrubs including laburnum and camellia.

A 5-bar gate leads into a large, L-shaped paddock of about 2 acres which is mainly enclosed by post-and-wire fencing, and laid to grass with established trees including oak. There is a large cattle barn constructed of concrete block and asbestos cladding, with light and power, and a lean-to store.


From Wimborne, proceed north along the Wimborne to Cranborne B3078 and turn right to Furzehill. Drive through the village and, at the crossroads, turn right, passing the post office on the right. Turn right into Dogdean, and Sunnyside is the second property on the right hand side.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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