Riverside Road, West Moors, Dorset, BH22 0LQ

£850,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
This lovingly maintained and sympathetically extended five bedroom, four bathroom, five reception room detached thatched character family home is over 3,400 sq ft and sits proudly on a large and secluded plot measuring approximately ½ an acre.

The original thatched cottage dates back over 200 years and the current owners have been in residence for approximately 22 years, over this time they have carried out many improvements which include re thatching the main roof in 2013 and the extension roof in 2015. Over the years the property has managed to retain its charm and character with many original features to include exposed ceiling beams, fireplaces and replacement older style wooden panelled latch and leaver internal doors. The recent improvements that have been made along with the character that has been retained combine a superb blend of traditional and stylish finish.

• Handmade hardwood door leading through to the entrance hall which enjoys a dual aspect, handmade double French doors leading out to the rear courtyard and Karndean flooring with underfloor heating which continues through to the kitchen/breakfast room/family room

• Kitchen/breakfast room/family room which is the hub of this fantastic family home, enjoys a triple aspect, measures 25ft in length, has a vaulted ceiling with exposed ceiling beams and four sets of hardwood French doors leading out to the front and rear gardens

• The kitchen/breakfast area has been beautifully finished with quartz work tops which continue round to form a breakfast bar with an inset sink, an excellent range of integrated high quality De Dietrich appliances to include twin ovens and five ring gas hob with pop up extractor hood, as well as a walk in larder

• The utility area has also been finished with quartz work surfaces and an inset Belfast sink, integrated wine cooler, Bosch dishwasher, washing machine and a tumble dryer, as well as an American style fridge/freezer and a stable door leading out to the garden

• Inner hallway with stairs rising to the first floor

• Ground floor shower room finished in a modern white suite

• Dual aspect office with views over the front driveway

• Dual aspect sitting room with a feature bay window, an exposed brick fireplace, exposed ceiling beams and French doors leading out onto the main formal garden and block paved patio area

• Lounge with a striking Inglenook fireplace housing a wood burner, exposed ceiling beams, double doors leading through to the snug/bar, a further door leading through to the garden room, an archway connecting the dining room and a second staircase rising to the first floor

• Separate dining room with exposed ceiling beams and double doors leading through to the garden room

• 18ft Garden room enjoying glorious views over the front formal garden and a door leading out to a block paved patio area

• Snug/bar with an exposed brick feature fireplace, a striking sunken floor, exposed brick feature walls, corner bar with sink, exposed ceiling beams, French doors leading out to the rear courtyard

• 34ft First floor landing/study area with exposed ceiling beams

• Master bedroom with exposed ceiling beams and a walk in dressing room/storage room/possible nursery

• Extremely spacious en-suite bathroom refitted in a stylish white suite to incorporate his and hers wash hand basins with vanity storage beneath, panelled bath, bidet, wc, walk in wardrobe with fitted hanging rails and shelving

• Two further single bedrooms and a double bedroom

• Refitted first floor family shower room finished in a stylish white suite to incorporate a walk in shower area with chrome raindrop shower head and separate shower attachment, wash hand basin with vanity storage beneath, wc with concealed cistern and a tiled floor

• Second floor double bedroom

• En-suite bathroom finished in a modern white suite to incorporate a panelled bath, wc and wash hand basin

• 180ft Graveled front driveway leading down to a block paved parking area and a large detached double garage

• Front formal garden offering an excellent degree of seclusion, facing a southerly aspect and measuring approximately 140ft x 90ft. The front garden is predominantly laid to lawn with a central feature wishing well and a block paved patio area adjacent to the front of the property, enclosed by mature plants and attractive shrubs

• Courtyard offering an excellent degree of seclusion incorporating a large graveled seating area with raised flower beds, a large paved patio area with a hot tub and a covered barbeque/games area

• Detached double garage with two pairs of wooden doors, a side door, light, power and eaves storage

• Further benefits include some double and secondary glazing and a gas-fired central heating system

• Could be offered with no onward chain

Galtons Cottage is nestled away in a discreet yet extremely convenient location within the village of West Moors. West Moors offers excellent schools, a doctor's surgery, pharmacy, pubs and a good selection of shops, with the village centre itself is located approximately 200 metres away. Ferndown offers an excellent range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities, with the town centre approximately 2 miles away. The market town of Wimborne is around 5 miles away, whilst the market town of Ringwood is approximately 6 miles away.

COUNCIL TAX BAND: G EPC RATING: D

AGENTS NOTES: The heating system, mains and appliances have not been tested by Hearnes Estate Agents. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive.

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