Croft Close, Wimborne, Dorset

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial and most deceptive, 3 double bedroom, detached split level bungalow, originally constructed in the 1960s and is now in need of complete modernisation, refurbishment and updating. Situated on an elevated site that extends to about 0.3 of an acre, the property has enormous potential to extend the existing accommodation, subject to the necessary planning consents.

The property is situated in a small cul-de-sac off the popular Central Avenue in the heart of Corfe Mullen, approximately 2 miles distant from Wimborne town centre. Local shopping facilities are available in Wareham Road, Corfe Mullen and in Broadstone which is just over 1 mile distant.

Traditionally constructed, the property has elevations of Purbeck stone, brick and timber, under a concrete tiled roof. Connected to all mains services, there is a gas heating system and UPVC double glazed windows throughout.

The property enjoys a large frontage to the road and the gardens are an attractive feature of the property. The rear garden benefits from a south-westerly aspect.

Vestibule entrance with a UPVC front door and screens. A timber door leads to the lower entrance hall where there is an understairs storage cupboard, airing cupboard and cloaks cupboard. A step leads to the upper hall and three steps lead to the main lounge. The triple aspect lounge has a Purbeck stone open fireplace with raised hearth and views over the rear garden. Folding doors lead to a separate dining room which has a single casement door and a large glass screen leading to the garden. The garden room has a double aspect providing a superb outlook, and a casement door leads to the terrace and gardens.

From the lower hall, a door leads to the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen is fitted with a stainless steel sink unit, range of modern working surfaces, base cupboards, drawers and three wall cabinets. Appliances include a fan assisted double oven, four plate hob and extractor fan. Space for washing machine, dryer, fridge and freezer. Breakfast bar. The breakfast area has space for table and chairs, rooflight, pine panelled walls and door leading to an enclosed loggia with double glazed windows and double glazed door to outside. Cloakroom with WC, wash hand basin and sliding door to store and garage.

Ground floor bedroom two overlooks the gardens and has a double aspect and a range of fitted cupboards. Ground floor bedroom three also overlooks the rear garden and has a built-in double wardrobe cupboard. The bath/shower room has a cast bath, vanity unit with wash hand basin, WC, and enclosed shower cubicle.

From the lower hallway, a straight staircase leads to a half landing. Bedroom one is a large double room with a double aspect and views over the garden and fine open views over the surrounding countryside.

Outside, the property is approached via a wide tarmac driveway and turning area providing parking for several vehicles. Attached single garage (with up-and-over door) and carport.

The front garden is flat, laid partly to lawn with established shrubs and trees including rhododendrons, holly, laurels, and other established trees. Several mature pine trees and a beech tree. Access can be gained on both sides of the property to the rear garden.

The rear garden is a feature of the property offering almost complete privacy. Large, flat, undulating lawn enclosed by close boarded fencing. Small area of woodland. The lawn is well maintained. The trees are largely of fir, birch and pine with other established shrubs including rhododendrons and laurels. Raised terrace with wrought iron railings.

This Promap image is not intended as a precise representation of the property's boundaries or area of land. It should be treated as an approximate guide only. Interested parties should have their solicitor check the exact dimensions on the Title Plan.


From Wimborne, proceed west along Julians Road to the Lake Gates roundabout. Take the second exit and proceed up Wimborne Road, going past the Lambs Green public house on the left. At the roundabout, take the second turning into Lockyers Road. Proceed to the end, and, at the roundabout next to Windgreen Garage, take the second exit into Wareham Road. Proceed along this road and take the second turning on the right into Central Avenue. Croft Close can be found as a cul-de-sac on the left hand side.

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01202 841171

Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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