St Johns Hill, Wimborne, Dorset

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Bedrooms: 4
A stunning contemporary 4 bedroom detached house on an elevated site with a west facing rear garden, at the top of the ever popular St Johns Hill which is within walking distance of Wimborne town centre. Originally built in the 1960s, the property has been extended, re-modelled and refurbished since 2018, with a stunning specification and great attention to detail. The footprint now extends to about 2,500ft, arranged over 2 floors, and no expense has been spared in creating a remarkable family home.

The property has many outstanding features, but particularly worthy of note is the superb kitchen/dining/living area with large, sliding glass screens to a rear entertaining terrace. There is also a large study/lounge and a spectacular cinema room (with acoustic panelling and an impressive LED lighting system) which could be used as a sitting room or snug.

The first floor has 4 large double bedrooms including the principal bedroom suite which has en suite dressing and shower rooms.

Wimborne town centre offers an excellent range of retail and leisure facilities, and there is easy access by road to the coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline rail links to London Waterloo. The area is well served by both state and independent schools including Queen Elizabeth's at Pamphill, Dumpton Preparatory School at Furzehill, and Canford School at Canford Magna.

Traditionally built, the property has facing brick elevations under a slate roof. It is connected to all mains services, with gas central heating (with under floor heating to the ground floor), and the principal areas of the ground floor have wide engineered oak boarded floors.

A secure, contemporary walnut veneer front door (with full height screens) leads to the reception hall. A walkway and archway lead to a magnificent kitchen/dining/living area with full width, sliding glass screens to the entertaining terrace and gardens. The high tech kitchen comprises a central island incorporating a breakfast bar and stainless steel underbowl sink (with Quooker tap), an excellent range of quartz work surfaces, and a comprehensive range of units including floor-to-ceiling cupboards. The appliances include twin Neff Slide & Hide' ovens, Neff induction hob, stainless steel extractor unit, and integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Other features include recessed LED lighting, an exposed brick wall, 2 light boxes, and space for a large table and chairs.

A further walkway leads to a fully tiled shower room and a large utility room with worktops, stainless steel sink, base and wall cupboards, space for white goods, wall mounted gas boiler, and door to outside.

There is a stunning cinema room which could easily be used as a sitting room. It currently has acoustic panelled walls and ceiling, a 3-metre cinema screen, an overhead projector, an electronic lighting system and electric blackout blinds. THE CINEMA EQUIPMENT IS AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION.

The study/lounge overlooks the front driveway.

From the reception hall, an oak and glass staircase leads to a large L-shaped landing with a loft access.

The impressive principal bedroom suite has full height A-framed glass screens with sliding doors leading out to a balcony overlooking the rear garden. There is a fitted bedhead, a rooflight, a fully fitted en suite dressing room, and a spacious en suite shower room (with double shower cubicle, wide vanity wash basin (with concealed lighting), concealed cistern WC, fully tiled floor and partly tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 is a large double room with a range of floor-to-ceiling fitted cupboards. Bedroom 3 is also a spacious double room overlooking St Johns Hill, whilst bedroom 4 overlooks the rear garden. The family bathroom has a contemporary suite with bath (with wall mounted shower and screen over), wash basin (with drawers below), concealed cistern WC, towel radiator and tiled floor.

The property is approached via electric steel double gates which lead over a tarmac slipway to a large courtyard providing parking for 4/5 vehicles. There are raised borders, and grey stone paviours ideal for pots.

The west facing rear garden has been designed and landscaped for ease of maintenance, with a large, square area of grass, a Travertine entertaining terrace and pathways, and space for a hot tub (available by separate negotiation.) The garden is enclosed by substantial, 6ft high Canadian cedar fencing, and has exterior lighting, a bin storage area, and secure side access.


From Wimborne town centre, proceed along Leigh Road. At the crossroads with Avenue Road and St Johns Hill, turn left into St Johns Hill. Proceed to the top of the hill and the property can be found on the left hand side.

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01202 841171

Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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