Heckford Road, Wimborne, Dorset

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A beautifully presented 4/5 bedroom detached chalet style home situated on an elevated site, with some stunning far reaching views towards Badbury Rings and beyond. The property was originally built in the 1970s as a much smaller detached bungalow but has been re-modelled, substantially extended and updated over the last 10 years and now offers spacious contemporary living accommodation arranged over two floors, extending to over 2300 square feet.

Heckford Road is a quiet residential road, accessible off the main Wareham Road. The property is set on the corner of Hillcrest Road and Heckford Road. Local shopping facilities, schools and churches of varying denominations are within walking distance. Broadstone centre and the town of Wimborne Minster are only a few minutes drive away, whilst the larger centres of Bournemouth and Poole are within 20 minutes drive and both have mainline rail links to London Waterloo.

The property will appeal to purchasers seeking a contemporary home, in a quiet location, with outstanding open views. The property is hard wired with CAT 6 cabling to all principal rooms. Particular features include a high vaulted ceiling, galleried landing, and a superb open plan kitchen/family/living area with bi-folding doors leading to a garden room. The ground floor also has a family snug that could easily be used as a fifth bedroom. Outside, there is a large detached double garage and landscaped gardens including an entertaining terrace.

Small covered entrance way. An oak door with three glass panes leads to the L' shaped entrance hall with woodblock flooring, understairs storage space and cloaks cupboard. The ground floor shower room has a large enclosed shower cubicle with a glass door and chrome hand spray shower attachment, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, low level WC, half tiled walls and ceramic tiled floor. The snug/bedroom five has a built-in storage cupboard. The utility room has a fitted worktop, stainless steel sink unit, space for white goods, storage cupboards, and door to the garage.

From the hallway, a walkway leads to a superb kitchen/family/living/dining area. The kitchen is fitted with contemporary units and the large Quartz island workstation incorporates a 2-person breakfast bar. There is an excellent range of floor-to-ceiling high gloss kitchen units, excellent storage cupboards and deep pan drawers. The worktops incorporate a stainless steel 1.5 under-bowl sink unit with mixer taps. The appliances include a Neff eye level single oven with a hide and slide door and adjacent microwave steam oven with cupboards over and under, 2 integrated fridge-freezers, Neff induction ceramic hob with state of the art extractor hood over, and integrated Bosch dishwasher. Two feature ceiling panels with LED remote controlled colour lighting. Porcelain floor tiles. The living area has woodblock flooring throughout and a fitted OLED LG 55' screen with storage unit beneath. The dining area has space for table and four chairs and oak bi-fold doors lead to a superb garden room.

The garden room has a superb view over the surrounding area towards Badbury Rings and has an outlook over the garden and entertaining deck. Quality flooring and ceiling lantern. A pair of brushed aluminium, double glazed, double casement, doors and matching full height windows with lead feature lead to outside.

From the hallway, an oak and glass straight staircase leads to the impressive L' shaped landing where there is space for a workstation and two velux roof lights.

The superb L' shaped main bedroom has a double aspect and a pair of UPVC double glazed, double casement, doors lead to a covered, enclosed, balcony enjoying a superb outlook over the surrounding countryside and westerly views. In addition, there are double glazed, double casement, doors enclosed by a Juliet balcony. En suite dressing room and shower room which has a large enclosed shower cubicle with glass door, vanity unit with semi pedestal basin and drawers, low level WC, ceramic tiled floors and walls.

Bedroom two is a good size double bedroom with an excellent range of mirror fronted sliding wardrobe cupboards. Bedroom three is a good size double bedroom with a double aspect. Bedroom four is a good size double room. The family bathroom has a wide double ended bath with separate hand spray shower attachment, semi pedestal vanity unit with wide inset wash hand basin, low level WC, fully tiled walls with contrasting tiles and ceramic tiled floor.

Outside, there is an impressive integral double garage with an insulated, electrically operated, sectional door, painted floor, excellent storage space, wall mounted gas boiler and pressurised Megaflow 250 litre cylinder.

The property is accessed via a white stone driveway off Hillcrest Road. There is a block paved slipway in front of the garage with space to park four vehicles. The driveway is flanked by an array of shrubs including hydrangeas, variegated laurels, and other specimens. From the driveway, a stone pathway with inset stepping stones leads to the front door. Stone steps lead down to a triangular lawn with an established fir tree and a raised deck with laurels, bamboo, young conifers and established hedgerows.

Off the main pathway, there is a low rendered wall, lawn area and post and rail fencing leads down to a large shrub bed adjoining Heckford Road. A wrought iron latch gate leads to a large entertaining deck with space for table and chairs. From the deck, there is an outstanding view over the surrounding countryside.


From Pye Corner in Wimborne, proceed along Julians Road to the Lake Gates roundabout at the junction with the A31. Take the second exit into Wimborne Road and proceed up the hill, passing the Lambs Green Inn on the left hand side. At the roundabout, take the second exit and proceed along Lockyers Road to the next roundabout (at Wingreen). Take the second exit into Wareham Road. After approximately around 1 mile, opposite a parade of shops, turn right into Heckford Road, and the property can be found on the left hand side, on the corner of Hillcrest Road.

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01202 841171

Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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