Corfe Mullen House in Wimborne, Dorset
GRADE II LISTED TRULY UNIQUE CHARACTERFUL PROPERTY JUST A SHORT DRIVE TO THE COAST Restored in a period style with unique touches by the current owner. The grade II listed mill retains many original features and quirks such as high thresholds low beams and ceilings and some steep and narrow staircases and a fabulous working water wheel. This quirky cottage is situated on the A31 which is the main access route to the New Forest in the east and Dorchester in the west making this an ideal property for those wishing to tour this unique county. Located in Corfe Mullen a short drive from Poole and Bournemouth. Poole famed for its suburb of Sandbanks with its golden beach a playground for the rich and famous and the home of the world renowned super yacht builder Sun Seeker . There are many National Trust properties and gardens worth visiting including Kingston Lacy Corfe Castle Hardy s Cottage Studland Beach and Nature Reserve or why not take a ferry from Poole Quay to Brownsea Island. Perfect for nature lovers walkers and fishermen. Games room: on the ground floor under the oldest part of the building a function/games room with a selection of games air hockey 2 pool tables and darts board. Mini cinema area with comfortable seating and a selection of DVDs. This quirky character property retains many original features with hidden rooms narrow wooden stairways and split levels and offers FOUR bedrooms:1 with beautiful hand-crafted four-poster double 1 double 1 further 4 double with narrow cottage-style stairs to 1 twin bedroom. (Please note the twin is set in the eaves of the house and therefore has restricted height.) Bathroom: with shower over bath and WC. Second shower room with WC both with steps up into the shower and bath. Further WC on ground floor built under the stairs.Lounge: with exposed low wooden ceilings and beams woodburner with supply of logs flatscreen TV with DVD video and hi-fi. There is an additional playroom/sleeping area on the second floor accessed via steep open tread ladder style stairs. Dining area: with ample seating and accessed from the Kitchen with fridge freezer microwave washer/dryer and extra sink. Leading to the games room. Kitchen: unique hand-crafted wooden units equipped with range cooker and novel smaller fitted dining area (seating 5 people).Outside: An unusual Island garden walk across the wooden walk way to the shared garden which that backs onto river banks with ample seating and BBQ and river running through (adults and children to take care). Another walkway leads you over the beautiful fast moving stream to a further open area surrounded by water and where guests can watch the free roaming ducks and geese enjoy the deep ponds and river that runs through the mill which also attracts a wealth of wildlife including herons kingfishers woodpeckers swans and deer. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen electric and central heating included. 4 pets welcome however should be kept on a lead through the shared garden and walkway due to the ducks and geese. No smoking. Additional info: canoes and fishing available by prior arrangement with the owner. Due to the age and unique style of the property it may not be suitable for individuals with limited mobility (full accessibility statement available on request). Location: beach 6 miles at Sandbanks pub within walking distance. Arrival: 4pm.
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