Oakley Road, Wimborne, Dorset


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A well presented 5 bedroom detached family house with a large, private rear garden, conveniently situated in an established residential road within walking distance of Wimborne town centre.

Built in 1935 and owned by our clients for 39 years, the property has been maintained to a good standard. The spacious, well proportioned living accommodation offers scope for improvement, but benefits from gas central heating and double glazing. It retains a number of character features including an open fireplace in the lounge, a pantry and a gas fired Aga.

Wretford has off road parking, a garage, and a delightful garden.

A covered entrance way with a solid oak front door leads to an outer hallway with a cloakroom. The spacious reception hall has an under stairs storage cupboard. The sitting room has a fireplace with a Baxi open grate, a wide splay bay window, and French doors to the rear garden.

The dining room has a serving hatch to the kitchen/breakfast room which is fitted with units and worktops and features a gas fired Aga in a tiled recess, a full height shelved china cupboard, space for electric cooker, space for fridge, space and plumbing for washing machine, a walk-in pantry, and a door to a side porch. Externally, there is an integral boiler/freezer room, formerly a coal store.

Stairs with half and three-quarter landings lead to a galleried first floor landing with a retractable ladder to the loft space. Bedroom 1 has built-in wardrobes and an en suite shower room. Bedrooms 2 and 3 have built-in wardrobes. There is a fourth bedroom, a study/bedroom 5 and a family bathroom with WC, bath, wash basin and airing cupboard.

A driveway provides off road parking and leads to an attached garage with timber swing doors, lighting, power points, and personal door to the rear, and there are 2 sheds. A side gate leads to the attractive rear garden which has a patio, a large lawn, many established shrubs, 2 sheds, a greenhouse and 2 apple trees (Bramley and James). The former kitchen garden area is now a large flower bed, well stocked with spring bulbs.


From Wimborne, proceed south along Poole Road, over Canford Bridge and up Oakley Hill. Take the second turning on the left into Oakley Road.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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