A most unusual, architect-designed six bedroom detached family home, built for the original owners in 1983, situated in the heart of Colehill, on a superb, elevated site of just over an acre, with fantastic views yet in a private and secluded spot.
Set in beautiful, landscaped gardens, Rushlands is accessed off a lovely, unmade private lane in an idyllic semi-rural location, but only 1 mile from Wimborne town Centre
Rushlands would appeal to purchasers seeking a large family house that extends to about 3,500 sq ft of living space with delightful gardens offering a unique opportunity to add your own touch and make a truly magnificent home
The property is approached via long tree-lined driveway to the home with ample parking for numerous types of vehicles and double integral garage. Front door leads into the heart of the house and greets visitors with a large reception hall having a magnificent vaulted ceiling and feature exposed brick wall. This gives the vision up to the galleried landing and rooms to all aspects with light streaming from all areas.
There is a double aspect KITCHEN / FAMILY ROOM, with two side windows and rear patio doors overlooking and leading to a large patio terrace and gardens beyond. The Kitchen itself has a range of eye and low-level matching units with breakfast bar, fitted four ring gas hob with oven under and space for dishwasher. This room leads to the large UTILITY / LAUNDRY room which has access to the outside and into the DOUBLE GARAGE with twin bowl stainless steel sink unit, cupboards and work surfaces and space for further appliances. Both finished with Travertine marble floor.
A second LOUNGE can be found off the kitchen or hallway, again with the beautiful rear aspect and currently used more as a PLAYROOM/ FAMILY ROOM.
Formal SITTING room is to the other end of the house, which is semi-open plan to the large hallway, enjoying OPEN FIREPLACE, and multiple floor to ceiling windows and doors to the rear, this room is cool in the summer and enjoys the south aspect warmth over the winter when the sun is lower in the skies. Completing the downstairs accommodation is the current STUDY, which could easily be a bedroom, with fitted wardrobe, and ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM. Lastly is a cloakroom
Wide OAK STAIRCASE leads to the first floor where there are SIX BEDROOMS. The main bedroom has historically been used as a WINTER LOUNGE and still has fireplace in situ. This room enjoys WIDE BALCONY with cedar and glass balustrades and feature ”A” Frame overhand. This aspect having fantastic distant views in the winter as far as the coastline, but the all year round view over the wonderful grounds of the property. There are five further bedrooms to this level of various sizes and aspects. One with ensuite, the remaining using the further family bathroom and separate shower room.
Grounds and Gardens
Approached at the end of Leigh Lane, the property has long treelined drive and the total grounds are surrounded by mature established trees and hedgerows including oak, beech, holly, camellias, and heather to name a few. There is a wealth of wildlife in the area and natural spring which enters the small pond.
The main garden is to the south side of the home, which is majority laid to beautiful lawn. Surrounding the property is a brick-built terrace with steps to the garden and further tiered levels to the far side of the property, with ideal area for table and chairs. There is hidden storage area to the top side with sheds and woodstore.
There are bridle ways around the property ideal for accessing walks leading up to Park Homer Drive and further afield.
The property enjoys all mains services and benefits from owned solar panels which were installed by the current owners, which have a feed-in tariff.
These particulars are believed to be correct, but their accuracy is not guaranteed. They do not form part of any contract. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or otherwise, nor that any services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order or have been tested. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on such matters prior to purchase.