Ashwood Drive, Broadstone, Dorset


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A contemporary style 5 bedroom detached family house, set off a long driveway in a half acre woodland plot in a prime residential area. This impressive, individually designed property has been extended and refurbished to a high standard in recent years.

Ashwood Drive is a prestigious woodland enclave of individual homes on the southern slopes of Broadstone, which is a sought after area with a comprehensive range of modern shops including an M&S Food Hall, an 18-hole golf course, a leisure centre and schools for all age groups including Corfe Hills and boys' and girls' grammar schools. Nearby independent schools include Canford and Castle Court. The thriving ports of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline rail links to London Waterloo, are within easy driving distance, as is Wimborne Minster. There is easy access to excellent walks on the Canford Heath SSSI area and in Delph Woods, and the Castleman Trailway from Poole to Ringwood.

Moonraker is connected to all mains services, and benefits from gas central heating, double glazing, a double garage and ample off road parking. The accommodation is arranged on 3 levels and includes a superb living room (with a vaulted ceiling and access to a verandah), a lower dining room, a re-fitted kitchen/breakfast room and 3 impressive bathrooms.

Steps lead to a covered verandah. Double doors open into an impressive, porcelain tiled reception hall with electric under floor heating and recessed downlighting. There is a cloakroom with WC, wash basin, tiled floor and feature tiled wall.

Glazed doors lead to a superb, dual aspect living room with a timber clad vaulted ceiling, a log burner, and a patio door to the verandah. Steps lead down to a dining room with a vaulted ceiling and Karndean flooring. A door leads to the magnificent, dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room which has been fitted by Kitchen Elegance and features oak units, granite work surfaces, integrated Bosch American style fridge-freezer & Aga range cooker (both of which are available by separate negotiation), integrated dishwasher, wine cooler, Neff microwave and under floor heating. An archway leads to a split level hall, off of which there is a utility room (with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, Worcester gas boiler, and stable door to the rear garden).

Off the reception hall, the large master bedroom has recessed ceiling with downlighting, a fitted dressing room and a large, fully tiled en suite shower room with shower, WC, twin wash basins and electric under floor heating.

Bedroom 2 has a fully tiled en suite shower room with shower cubicle, wash basin, WC and under floor heating.

Stairs lead to the galleried first floor landing which has loft access and a double door airing cupboard (with pressurised hot water cylinder). There is a study/dressing room. Bedroom 3 is a spacious room overlooking the rear garden, and bedroom 4 has built-in wardrobes. An open walkway leads to bedroom 5 which has a return door to the landing and could be reinstated as a separate room. There is an impressive bath/shower room with large shower, contemporary bath, WC, basin on a wash stand, heated wall mirror, and under floor heating.

A pillared entrance way leads to a long driveway which provides ample off road parking and leads to an integral double garage with 2 up-and-over doors, lighting, power points and a garden store room.

The front garden is arranged for ease of maintenance, with a gravelled area and a paved terrace. The property is set within a woodland garden with paved terraces, and steps leading up to a raised area with a timber summerhouse/entertainment room. The nicely enclosed garden amounts to about half an acre. A gate at the rear leads on to Gravel Hill, opposite which there is access to scenic walks on Canford Heath.


From Wimborne, proceed south along Poole Road, over Canford Bridge and up Oakley Hill. At the roundabout, take the first exit. Continue ahead at the Queen Anne Drive traffic lights. At the roundabout, take the third exit into Dunyeats Road. Take the first turning on the left into Ashwood Drive.

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Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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