A substantial detached country house providing six bedrooms and four reception rooms in a secluded setting with meadow land and attractive stretch of river with fishing rights, extending in all to approximately 6.55 acres (2.65 ha). EPC band E
Formerly two cottages, this substantial property still has masses of potential and has a real farmhouse feel to it. It sits in a rural and secluded setting, yet at the same time close to the riverside town of Wareham and the county town of Dorchester. With a large LOBBY and useful UTILITY, the property also has a further four reception rooms; STUDY, light GARDEN ROOM and very generous SITTING ROOM with wonderful open fire place and patio doors onto a TERRACE. A spacious DINING ROOM, also with patio doors onto the TERRACE, and generous enough for a full-size dining table and sofas. All the rooms are light and have views overlooking gardens or meadows.
Staircases at either end of the house take you up to the FIRST FLOOR and the generous bedroom accommodation. Here you will find 6 BEDROOMS, the MASTER BEDROOM has an En-suite and there is a further FAMILY BATHROOM and a SEPARATE SHOWER ROOM. Four of the bedrooms are generously sized doubles and there are two smaller double rooms. All the rooms have countryside views, some across the river and none of them overlooked, and so all offer complete privacy. The versatile space within this house would suit a large family, extended family or someone looking for a home office or income. The external space also offers privacy and space.
The property is situated in a quiet riverside location just over two miles from the riverside market town of Wareham, which offers an eclectic mix of amenities and schooling for all ages. The nearby towns of Poole and Dorchester both offer comprehensive shopping, commercial and recreational facilities. There is a regular train service to London Waterloo from Wareham and international airports at Bournemouth and Southampton. The property lies within 300m of a Site of a Special Scientific Interest and the local area includes Ramsar Sites (wetlands), special protection areas and special areas of conservation.
Approaching the property via a shared lane and then onto the private driveway which opens into a large PARKING AREA, and a further area of hardstanding for additional parking/storage. The GARDEN is enclosed and there is ample PARKING and a large DOUBLE GARAGE. The garden wraps itself around the house with seating areas and terrace at the rear. There is also a large expanse of lawn at the front which runs down to the River Piddle. Across a concrete bridge, you will find yourself in the WATER MEADOW. There are riparian fishing rights along your stretch of river. The total area sits in approximately 6.75 acres (2.73 ha).
Agents note; The COURTYARD AREA with TRADITIONAL FARM BUILDINGS, now in a state of disrepair but with potential to refurbish and possible further development (subject to any planning consent) is available by separate negotiation.