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5 bedroom Detached House for sale: Wareham, Dorset

  • bedrooms 5
Reference: 36773_WAM210077


This wonderfully contemporary house has the feel of a Scottish fishing lodge. Superbly placed in 1.45 acres of gardens on the edge of heathland. Vendors say, "This is our own private retreat; when we come here we can't help but relax." Freehold


WELCOME Purbeck House. This extraordinary property was originally built in the 1950’s and has very recently been lovingly restored and renovated into a beautiful contemporary property.

It sits in almost 1.5 acres of garden and woodland, just off SSSI heathland and close to the very pretty, riverside market town of Wareham. There is no doubt that this home really is something quite special.

The KITCHEN and DINING ROOMS are open plan, perfect for informal entertaining and mealtimes with friends and family. The contemporary, KITCHEN has beautiful marble worktops, white units, and an island, this superb kitchen has electric oven, induction hob, fridge and freezer, dishwasher… all the other essentials you’ll need for creating culinary feasts! There’s a separate utility room at the far end of the house with a washing machine and tumble dryer.

The DINING ROOM has wonderful views across the garden through huge picture windows that run the length of the room and is a fabulous space for formal and informal meals.

Leading from the dining room is a SITTING ROOM with large open fire, a perfect spot for digesting meals or relaxing after a long walk on the heath. The timber flooring panelled wall are a nod to the original style of the house. A wide room length window, overlooking the garden, brings in the light to this comfortable and cosy room. This room leads onto a fantastic BAR, another nod to the 50’s style of the house and a perfect spot to pull up a stool and drink one of those timeless drinks that are “shaken, not stirred!”

From here you will find your way into the DRAWING ROOM a very generous room with wonderfully open views across the garden, wide patio doors lead you out to explore the amazing garden.

From an INNER HALL to the other side of the house to the large CINEMA/DAY ROOM. This is a perfect space for extended family, complete with EN-SUITE BATHROOM. Beyond the day room is a children’s DAY BEDROOM, complete with four bunk beds and a day bed - what a space for daytime naps!

There are four stunning DOUBLE BEDROOMS, all with en-suite facilities, on the first floor. The MAIN BEDROOM has two wide windows overlooking the wonderful garden and an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM. BEDROOM 2 has attractive wood panelled wall and timber flooring, built-in wardrobe, and dressing table, and, as with most of the rooms, a large window overlooking the garden, plus an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM. BEDROOM 3 and BEDROOM 4, are both double bedrooms, with timber flooring, wood panelled walls and views across the garden. They both have EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOMS.

The GROUNDS are made up of FORMAL GARDENS and WOODLANDS. At the rear is a POND with a ROUND HOUSE (summer house) and a timber feature that was built from the original causeway of Poole harbour’s lifeboats. There is direct access to Worgret Heath from the back gate.

From the road the PRIVATE DRIVE is accessed via timber double gates. The drive sweeps to the front of the house and circles around a copse of trees. Tucked into a corner is a small SKATE PARK and enclosed TRAMPOLINE to keep the children busy and happy! There are the makings of a large KITCHEN GARDEN with a greenhouse! Close to the TERRACE is a sunken HOT TUB, perfect for relaxing at the end of the day.

The house has most recently been a successful holiday let. Currently advertised from £1,950 for a long weekend or mid-week break.

Sitting neatly on the edge of heathland, the property is located in a superb semi-rural position approx. 1.7 miles from the centre of the Saxon walled riverside market town of Wareham. Wareham has a delightful eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, public houses and 2 churches.

There is a mainline rail link to London/Waterloo and easy access by road to Poole, Bournemouth and onto the M27 and M3 as well as easy links to Bournemouth and Southampton Airports.

Sporting facilities are abundant in the area with golf, fishing, equestrian pursuits, shooting and gliding available and an excellent sports/leisure centre close by.

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Exceptional 4/5 double bedroom property
Superb private gardens in approx 1.45 acres
Nestled in Dorset countryside
Heathland walks
Secondary accommodation potential
Private gated driveway and plenty of parking
Close to Jurassic Coast

Room Measurements Please refer to floor plan

Local Authority Dorset (Purbeck) Council, tax band G.

Services Mains electricity, oil-fired central heating, and septic tank.

Tenure Freehold

Lettings Our Lettings Department is available to provide experienced assistance should this be relevant to your purchase.

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Reference: 36773_WAM210077

Contact Agent


8 South Street, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4LT
Tel: 01929 555300