Holt Green, Wimborne, Dorset


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  • Bedrooms: 2
Marenda is a 2/3 bedroom detached chalet style home WITH POTENTIAL FOR EXTENSION (subject to planning consent) on a magnificent site of about 0.419 of an acre, with OUTSTANDING VIEWS OVER HOLT VILLAGE GREEN AND OPEN COUNTRYSIDE.

Built by the present owners for their own occupation in 1963, the property was extended to the rear around 1980, and there is now ENORMOUS POTENTIAL FOR EXTENSION TO THE SIDE AND REAR, subject to the necessary planning consents. Marenda is of traditional construction, with facing brick elevations, a concrete tiled roof and a brick chimney, and enjoys a frontage of over 90ft to the village road. It is connected to mains electricity, water and drainage. There is no gas supply.

Holt is one of the most popular villages in East Dorset, being unspoilt by modern development and only 4.5 miles from Wimborne town centre. There is a large village green adjacent to the well known Old Inn pub/restaurant and the village hall. There is a post office/shop in nearby Furzehill, while Wimborne town centre offers an excellent range of amenities. The larger coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline rail links to London Waterloo, are within about 30 minutes' drive.

There is an entrance hallway with an under stairs cupboard, and a ground floor cloakroom. The large, dual aspect living room has a brick fireplace, a pine-clad ceiling, and an archway leading through to a spacious, triple aspect dining room with sliding doors to the garden. The oak kitchen/breakfast room, which enjoys a fine outlook over the garden, comprises a good range of work surfaces and units including a dresser, and appliances including an electric oven, a 4-plate ceramic hob, an extractor unit and space for dishwasher and microwave. There is a separate utility room with space for washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge and freezers, and a door to outside. There is a ground floor bedroom 3/study to the front. From the entrance hall, a straight staircase leads to the first floor landing where there are 2 good sized double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Marenda is approached via a wide concrete driveway which leads to a detached single garage. The front garden, which is enclosed by a low brick wall and a high hedge, offering privacy, is laid to lawn with spring flowers, 2 raised beds, concrete pathways and a brick archway to the driveway. The side garden is laid to lawn and has a timber shed and a large aluminium-framed greenhouse. The rear garden has an attractive landscaped area of grass interspersed with a selection of established shrubs, a paved terrace and a timber chalet. Beyond the garden, there is a large area of greenbelt amenity land which is enclosed by post-and-rail fencing and interspersed with young fruit trees. There is a SUPERB VIEW OVER THE ADJACENT FARMLAND AND BEYOND.


From Wimborne, proceed north towards Cranborne on the B3078, turning right into the village of Furzehill. Proceed past the Stocks Inn on the left, and continue towards Holt for about half a mile. On entering the village, Marenda can be found on the left hand side, overlooking the village green.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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