Northleigh Lane, Wimborne, Dorset


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Lingmell is a superb, individual 4 bedroom detached family home in the ever popular Northleigh Lane on the south side of Colehill, just over 1 mile from Wimborne town centre.

Originally built in the 1970s as a 2/3 bedroom chalet, Lingmell was re-modelled and refurbished to a high standard in 2015 by the present owners. The impressive specification includes modern gas central heating (with system boiler and under floor heating to the ground floor), electric under floor heating to the bathrooms, aluminium double glazed windows, Grade A engineered oak and limestone flooring, low energy LED lighting, oak interior doors and oak-framed double garaging.

Traditionally constructed, Lingmell has rendered elevations, feature cedar clad gables and a roof of plain clay tiles, and is connected to all mains services. The attractive rear garden enjoys a southerly aspect.

The spacious accommodation includes a large lounge with bifold doors to outside, a superb kitchen/family room with bifold doors and a full range of appliances, 4 spacious first floor double bedrooms and 2 large bathrooms.

This well proportioned, individual family home is tucked away from busy main roads in a quiet, leafy lane on the south side of Colehill, with easy access to local shops and schools. The market town of Wimborne Minster offers a wide range of amenities, and the nearby coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth both have mainline rail links to London Waterloo.

A sandstone pathway leads to an oak front door with a full height screen. The entrance hall has under stairs storage space, and there is a ground floor cloakroom with WC, vanity wash basin, towel radiator, and space for a shower.

Oak double doors lead to a superb lounge with a feature wood burning stove on a granite plinth, and bifold doors to a sandstone terrace. A spacious playroom overlooks the driveway to the front, and there is a dual aspect study/bedroom 5.

The hub of the ground floor is the magnificent kitchen/family room which has bifold doors to outside, and space for sofas and a large table and chairs. The superbly presented kitchen features quartz work surfaces, an excellent range of units, large format ceramic tiles, peninsular breakfast bar, stainless steel sink, twin Neff double ovens, Neff touch-control induction hob (with glass splashplate), extractor, microwave, and integrated dishwasher, wine cooler, full height larder fridge and drawer freezer.

The adjacent utility room has matching work surfaces and cupboards, wall mounted gas boiler, and door to outside.

A spindled oak staircase leads to the first floor landing which has loft access. Bedroom 1 has 2 built-in double wardrobes, and a spacious, fully tiled en suite shower room with 2 rooflights, large double shower cubicle, vanity wash basin, and concealed cistern WC.

Bedroom 2 is a large double room with 2 built-in wardrobes, airing cupboard and rooflight, and bedroom 3 is a spacious, dual aspect double room. Bedroom 4 is a smaller double room with a southerly aspect.

There is a spacious, fully tiled contemporary family bath/shower room with free standing, double-ended bath tub, large double shower, vanity wash basin with drawers, and concealed cistern WC.

A tarmac slipway leads to electric double gates which give access to a large, pavioured courtyard with space to park numerous vehicles/boats/caravans. There is an open-fronted heritage style garage with tiled roof, currently sub-divided to a provide a single garage and a workshop/log store. The front garden is enclosed from Northleigh Lane by post-and-rail fence, beech hedges, and trees including oak and poplar.

A sandstone pathway leads to the south facing rear garden which is enclosed by close boarded fencing and features a lawn, a full width Indian sandstone entertaining terrace, an established magnolia tree, a treehouse and raised beds.


From Wimborne, proceed up Rowlands Hill, passing Colehill Cricket Ground on the left, and along Wimborne Road. At the war memorial crossroads, turn right into Northleigh Lane, and Lingmell can be seen near the end of the lane, on the left hand side, just before the junction with Leigh Lane.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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