Beaucroft Lane, Wimborne, Dorset

£1,350,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An outstanding, individual, contemporary 4 double bedroom home in a commanding position with far reaching views towards the coast. Recently built, and designed to Passive House standards, Jessamy incorporates a number of innovative features and stands in attractive gardens which have been carefully landscaped to attract wildlife, in keeping with the natural habitat of the local area.

Approached off a private, unmade road on the southern side of Colehill, in one of Wimborne's premiere residential neighbourhoods, the property enjoys easy access to the town centre's lively shopping area and a wide range of amenities. Excellent state schools for all ages are readily available, as are independent schools including Dumpton, Castle Court and Canford. The nearby coastal town of Poole provides a mainline rail link to London Waterloo, and the A31, a short drive away at Canford Bottom, connects with the M27 and M3 motorways to Southampton and London.

Jessamy has been designed to minimise its impact on the environment, reduce its carbon footprint and lower its energy needs, and is of timber and brick construction with steel cladding and a high level of insulation under a steel roof. Features include thermally broken triple glazed timber windows with aluminium casing, solar panels with an electric boiler providing wet under floor central heating, mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR) for filtered fresh air, a water softener and a rainwater harvesting system (with a 5,000 litre capacity tank) supplying the toilets and garden taps. Orientating the house with full height glass windows to the southern side not only maximises passive solar gain, but also optimises the excellent views over Canford Magna towards the coast. Aside from the many environmental benefits, architectural highlights are also in abundance, including a superb cantilevered outdoor room, an impressive reception atrium with a birch staircase (with walnut inlay), vaulted ceilings, natural brick faced walls and birchwood panelling. The versatile accommodation features independent living areas on both the ground and first floors.

Jessamy has walnut interior doors, 2 superb kitchens with integrated appliances, high quality bathroom suites, an attractive Indian sandstone terrace with a covered overhang, and a practical garage/carport complex with garaging with a home gym/office. A covered entrance way with recessed lighting leads to a reception atrium with a porcelain tiled floor, a triple glazed door to the rear garden, birchwood-faced panelled walls, an impressive birchwood staircase (with walnut inlay and concealed LED lighting) to the galleried first floor landing, and a storage cupboard below.

There is an open hallway with natural brick faced walling matching the exterior, which opens onto a superb open plan kitchen/living room with a high vaulted ceiling, full height windows, and sliding doors to a south facing balcony with breathtaking views towards the coast. The living area enjoys a dual aspect over the garden, and the open plan kitchen

featured contemporary high gloss units, an island incorporating a Gaggenau hob, extractor above, 2 full-sized electric ovens with grill and combination microwave, steam oven, 2 warming drawers, full height larder fridge and Miele dishwasher.

A walkway leads to a rear lobby with a pocket door providing access to a walk-in larder (with space for a freezer) and a further door to a superb cantilevered, covered outdoor room overlooking the garden.

The master bedroom suite comprises a double bedroom with a high vaulted ceiling, full height windows and a sliding triple glazed door to a south facing covered balcony, a dressing room with open-fronted wardrobes and drawers, and an en suite bath/shower room with a high skylight, walk-in shower, concealed cistern WC, wash basin and free standing bath with mono upstand tap. Bedroom 2 is a double room, and there is a family shower room with walk-in shower, wash basin, concealed cistern WC and towel radiator.

Back into the atrium, a perforated steel and glass staircase leads to a second floor gallery overlooking the living room, with a fitted desk, access to a large, walk-in eaves store room, and superb views towards the coast. From the reception hall on the ground floor, a door leads to a lower hallway with a brick wall feature, a double cupboard and a triple glazed door to a garden terrace.

The large, open plan, dual aspect lounge/kitchen has a sliding door to an Indian sandstone terrace with outstanding views. There are contemporary kitchen units and worktops, an inset 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit, a Neff electric hob, a Franke cooker hood above, a Miele electric oven, a dishwasher and a fridge.

Bedroom 3 has fitted wardrobes, a sliding patio door to a private terrace, and an en suite shower room with walk-in shower, concealed cistern WC and wash basin. Bedroom 4 has fitted wardrobes and there is a family bathroom with a panelled bath (with shower and folding screen over), concealed cistern WC, inset mirrored cabinet, towel radiator and low level LED lighting.

Jessamy has a useful utility/boot room with granite worktop, sink, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, ample storage space, and door to the garden. It also leads to a plant room housing a pressurised hot water cylinder (with water softener), solar panel controls, Zehnder Comfoair Q heat recovery ventilation system, and electric back-up boiler. There is a central hub for TV, telephone and internet provision to distribute to all bedrooms and living rooms.

A gravelled drive provides ample off road parking and leads to the garaging complex which has lighting and power, drainage and water available to facilitate for future cloakroom provision. Adjacent to the garage is an independent door to a gym/home office, and a large carport/storage area. There is an additional blocked paved driveway adjacent to the front door.

Jessamy is situated in an elevated position with raised banks planted with a range of plants and shrubs chosen to encourage wildlife. There is a level lawn with raised kitchen garden beds, seating areas positioned to enjoy the extensive views, and a large Indian sandstone terrace for alfresco dining. Established trees and shrubs provide a large degree of privacy in this quiet residential area.

Directions

From the centre of Wimborne, proceed up Rowlands Hill. At the small roundabout, take the first exit and continue up Rowlands Hill, passing Colehill cricket ground on the left. Take the next turning on the right into Beaucroft Road, which becomes Beaucroft Lane. Proceed past the junction with Wesley Road on the right, and take the next turning on the right into an unmade lane. Take the second turning on the left into an unmade driveway, and Jessamy is the first property on the right.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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