A spacious 4 double bedroom detached modern village house, originally constructed in 1991 by Minster Homes, a well known local development company.
Oak Lodge is of traditional construction with facing brick elevations, under a plain tiled roof, and hardwood-framed double glazed and leaded windows. The property offers spacious family accommodation arranged on two floors, with three separate reception rooms and a superb kitchen/family room to the rear. In addition, the house has two bathrooms (one en suite) and a ground floor cloakroom. The property is decorated to a very good standard and has good quality floor coverings throughout. Oak Lodge also benefits from being connected to mains drains and has planning permission for a kitchen extension to the ground floor.
Situated in the popular Dorset village of Gaunts Common, being set 4 miles to the north of Wimborne adjacent to the villages of Holt and Furzehill. The village of Furzehill has a thriving Post Office/general stores while schools and churches of varying denominations are close by.
NO FORWARD CHAIN
COVERED ENTRANCE WAY:
Quarry tiled floor. Hardwood door to -
SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALL:
Useful understairs storage cupboard. Down lighters. Door to Garage.
GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM:
Refurbished cloakroom with low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Oak flooring.
From the Entrance Hall, a pair of 15 pane glazed hardwood doors lead through to the:
Feature brickette open fireplace with raised hearth and oak mantel. Attractive bay window. Downlighters. Cornicing.
Overlooking the side elevation.
A feature of the house is the -
SUPERB KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM:
A framed hand painted Robert James kitchen fitted by Central Kitchens comprising an excellent run of polished granite working surfaces with a stainless steel Franke under-bowl sink unit with mixer tap and cupboards beneath. Excellent range of base cupboards and drawers with contrasting five door wall cupboards with cornice and bottom pelmet finish and concealed worktop lighting. A feature of the kitchen is a stainless steel Britannia range cooker with six gas hobs, two ovens and a warming drawer. Elica wide extractor unit with light and variable speed. Feature tumbled marble backdrop. Integrated dishwasher. Space for an American style fridge/freezer with wine racks and shelves over. Low voltage down lighters. Ceramic tiled floor. Granite upstands to the working surfaces. Family Area: Space for table and chairs. Pair of sliding double glazed doors to outside. Attractive view over the garden.
Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps. Modern working surfaces with timber trim. Two base cupboards. Wall unit. Ceramic tiled floor. Space for washing machine and dryer. Door to outside.
From the Entrance Hall, a dogleg staircase leads to the -
LARGE GALLERIED LANDING:
View over the front garden. Space for study area. Double airing cupboard housing the pre-lagged cylinder. Down lighters.
Fine view over adjacent countryside.
LUXURY EN SUITE BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM:
Large double ended bath with mixer tap, hand spray shower attachment and tiled side. Vanity unit housing inset wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboard beneath. Shelves. Low level WC. Ladder rack towel rail. Large double shower cubicle with sliding doors, chrome power shower unit and hand spray shower attachment. Down lighters. Extractor unit. 2 ladder rack towel rails. Half tiled walls. Dado tiles. Ceramic tiled floor.
Built-in double wardrobe cupboard. Solid oak floorboards. Down lighters. Fine open view over adjacent countryside.
Built-in double wardrobe cupboard. Window overlooking the rear garden.
Built-in single wardrobe cupboard. Window overlooking the rear garden.
FAMILY BATHROOM/SHOWER ROOM:
A spacious bathroom comprising modern panelled bath with mixer and hand spray shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. In addition, there is an enclosed single shower cubicle with glass opening door, chrome shower and hand spray shower attachment. Fully tiled walls. Laminate flooring.
Oak Lodge is approached from the highway via a tarmac slipway and a 5-bar farm style gate. There is a large gravel driveway with space to park 4/5 vehicles.
INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE:
Up-and-over door. Light and power. Personal door. See Agents Note below.
The Garage has been sub-divided to create a Playroom and separate store. This could be reinstated as a double garage if desired.
THE FRONT GARDEN:
The front garden is enclosed from the road by high mixed hedgerows. Mature oak tree. Three lawn areas. In front of the house, there is a rockery and established shrub beds including a camellia.
THE REAR GARDEN:
From the front garden, a wrought iron secure gate and a paved pathway, where there is an oil storage tank on a brick plinth, leads to the rear garden. There is a good size rear garden area enclosed by close boarded and post and rail fencing. There is a large 'L' shaped lawn with established borders comprising conifers, birch trees, hydrangeas and other specimen shrubs. There is a large paved terrace and barbecue area with paved edgings. Outside water tap, power point and lighting.
From Wimborne, proceed north on the Wimborne to Cranborne B3078 and turn right at Furzehill, signposted towards Holt. Go through Furzehill village and past The Stocks on the left hand side. At Pig Oak, turn left into Petersham Lane, signposted Gaunts Common. After about 1.5 miles, you will see St James First School on the right hand side and Oak Lodge is 100 yards past the school on the left hand side.
Oak Lodge is an opportunity to acquire a particularly well built individual family house that has been refurbished and updated to a good standard.
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