Lonnen Road, Wimborne, Dorset


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Moor Bank is a stunning 4 double bedroom, highly individual, detached family home originally built in the 1950s, but was substantially extended in both the 1980s and 1990s, and it extends to just over 2200 square feet of living space, arranged over two floors. The property is situated in the quiet sought after area of Colehill and is offered for sale with NO FORWARD CHAIN. STANDING IN SUPERB SOUTH FACING GARDENS OF ABOUT HALF AN ACRE.

No expense has been spared to create a high specification home in truly excellent decorative condition throughout. The external appearance is deceptive, as the accommodation is flexible, with the majority of living space on the ground floor.


Moor Bank is situated at the bottom end of Lonnen Road, close to the village of Broomhill, about 2.5 miles from Wimborne town centre offering a wide range of amenities.

Traditionally built, Moor Bank has colour washed rendered elevations, under a small, plain tiled ridged roof with a large dormer.

The property is connected to mains electricity, water and gas, and there is private drainage. Benefits include UPVC double glazed doors, UPVC double glazed windows throughout, underfloor heating to the bathrooms, 3 sets of powdered coated bi-folding doors which lead to a large entertaining terrace and sun deck, and throughout the kitchen/dining/family area, hallway and living room there is feature high quality engineered oak floor.


Moor Bank is approached from the road via a colour stoned in-and-out driveway, with a flight of steps leading up to the front door.

There is a magnificent reception hallway with low voltage downlighters, and an inner hallway leads to a luxury ground floor shower room comprising walk-in double shower with fixed glass screen, semi-pedestal wash hand basin with drawers under, and a low level concealed cistern WC.

From the hallway there are 2 steps down to the living room featuring full width bi-folding doors to the entertaining terrace enjoying magnificent views over the garden. There is a state-of-the-art wood burning stove which acts as a room heater and low voltage downlighters.

The magnificent kitchen/dining/family area comprises in the kitchen area a framed Wren kitchen with Butler sink, excellent range of quartz working surfaces, comprehensive range of base cupboards and deep pan drawers beneath, matching wall cabinets with a cornice and bottom pelmet finish, concealed worktop lighting, and downlighters. The appliances include a Bosch split level single oven, matching grill with cupboards over and under, Bosch induction hob with touch controls, extractor, and quartz splashback, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge and drawer freezer, and wine cooler. In addition, there is a utility room.

Steps lead down to a superb dining/family area featuring full height double glazed bi-folding doors which wrap around the corner leading out to the entertaining terrace and garden.

The ground floor third and fourth bedrooms are both of double size and have a semi-circular bay window.

From the reception hallway a dog leg staircase leads to a large, L' shaped split level landing with Velux rooflight and access to loft.

There are steps down to the main double aspect bedroom with views over the front elevation and the superb rear garden.

Bedroom 2 is a good sized double bedroom with eaves storage space and an en suite shower room.

The fully tiled family bathroom comprises an enclosed bath with separate shower, pedestal with an inset ceramic bowl, and low level WC.

Outside, there is a large, integral double length garage with up-and-over door, personal door, and plenty of space for a work bench and storage.

The front garden has an in-and-out driveway providing space for the parking in excess of 8 vehicles/boats/trailers/caravans etc, with a rendered retaining wall and space for garden pots.


The garden is enclosed by laurel, holly, variegated holly and horse chestnut. Half way down the garden there is a large outbuilding which could be converted into an office or studio.

Across the full width of the property there is a large Indian sandstone entertaining terrace and barbeque area which sits up high and overlooks the rear garden.

Overall, Moor Bank is an unusual opportunity to acquire a stunning home offering stunning accommodation and set in a delightful garden of about half an acre.

Agents' Note: Detailed planning permission has been approved by Dorset Council to create 3 outbuildings (1500 square feet in total) which could be used for games room, gym or home working etc.


From Wimborne, proceed up Rowlands Hill, past Colehill cricket ground on the left hand side and along Wimborne road to the staggered crossroads opposite The Co-op general store/Post Office. Turn right into Middlehill Road and immediately left into Lonnen Road. Continue past Sandy Lane on the right, and Wood View on the left, and number 130 can be found a few properties along on the right hand side.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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