Hinton Martell, Wimborne, Dorset

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A beautifully presented 4 bedroom detached state of the art Eco thermally efficient house, built by the present owners in 2016 and finished to a very high standard of specification and design, standing on a magnificent site that extends in all to about 0.75 of an acre.

Completed for the present owners and occupied since 2016, the property stands on solid foundations with a substantial oak frame which was supplied, fitted, and erected by Oakwrights of Hereford.

Hinton Martell is a sleepy Dorset village situated 4 miles north of Wimborne, adjacent to the villages of Gaunts Common, Holtwood and Horton, and approximately 30 minutes' drive from the coastal towns of Poole and Bournemouth, both of which have mainline rail links to London Waterloo. A local post office/shop can be found in Furzehill village, and Wimborne town centre offers a comprehensive range of amenities.

Pleasing on the eye, the property has elevations with brick plinths, cement rendered elevations and cement boarding with feature Canadian western red cedar and the main elevation has a high A' frame window, all under a concrete tiled roof with 6 solar panels.

Connected to mains electricity and water, the house is heated by a groundsource heat pump and has a MVHR heat recovery ventilation system and 8 solar panels (2.4kw in total.) The drainage is provided by a Tricel sewage treatment plant. There are powder-coated aluminium triple glazed windows throughout.

The property offers excellent accommodation extending to over 2,100 square feet, arranged mainly on two floors.

The house is approached from the village road by a long gravel driveway which leads through timber gates to a large gravel driveway and courtyard. The wide covered entrance porch has a tiled floor, oak down timbers and a bank vault' style front door with a full height window screen.

The ground floor is completely open plan with full height windows giving superb views over the rear garden. The hallway has an understairs storage cupboard, and there is a cloakroom with WC and wash basin. The impressive, triple aspect, carpeted living room features exposed beams and timbers, a bi-fold door to the front garden and a tilt-and-turn casement door to the rear garden. Grey porcelain floor tiles extend through the hall, dining and kitchen areas. The dining area has a tilt-and-turn casement door (with 2 full height glass screens) to outside. The rear snug is carpeted and has a tilt-and-turn door giving a lovely view over the rear garden.

The kitchen has exposed oak beams and timbers, and full height double casement doors (with full height glass screens) to the front terrace. There is an impressive range of contemporary high gloss units (including a bank of full height wall cabinets) and quartz work surfaces, and a stainless steel under-bowl sink. The central island has a 4-plate touch control induction hob and a range of cupboards. Other appliances include twin eye level fan ovens, matching grill, microwave/grill combination unit, integrated dishwasher, and full height integrated larder fridge and drawer freezer.

To the rear of the ground floor there is a separate utility room with oak worktop, sink, cupboards beneath, an IVT height heat pump (manufactured by the Worcester Bosch group) and an adjacent 300 litre thermal store pressurised hot water cylinder.

From the inner hallway, a casement door leads to outside, and an oak and glass staircase leads to the semi-galleried first floor landing which has an oak handrail and glass panels overlooking the entrance hall, 2 Velux rooflights, and a study area with exposed A' frame timbers.

Bedroom 1 has a high vaulted ceiling, exposed A-frame beams and timbers, double doors to a Juliet balcony giving a superb outlook, and a range of fitted high gloss wardrobes. Its en suite shower room features a large, fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle, a vanity wash basin, a WC and quality flooring.

Bedroom 2 has exposed oak timbers and beams, a superb view over the rear garden, and a staircase (with oak rail and glass screen) to a mezzanine gallery and storage space. Bedroom 2's en suite shower room has a shower cubicle with sliding doors, a vanity wash basin and a concealed cistern WC.

Bedroom 3 is a spacious double room overlooking the rear garden, with exposed timbers. Bedroom 4 is a double room overlooking the front garden. The family bathroom has a large bath inset in a tiled surround, vanity wash basin, concealed cistern WC and towel radiator.

Outside, the detached garage and store is of brick and timber construction with a tiled roof and a useful gardener's WC. There is a turning area and parking for numerous vehicles, boats, caravans, and trailers. A shingle pathway leads to the front porch, flanked by a small circular lawn and a flower bed. The front garden is laid to lawn with 2 fir trees, a beech tree, mixed hedgerows and a large terrace with a pergola over.

The rear garden, which is an outstanding feature of the property, has a large lawn which rises away from the house and adjoins farmland, giving an outstanding outlook. There are 2 birch trees and a large timber shed.


From Wimborne, proceed north on the B3078 Cranborne road and turn right to Furzehill. Go past the Stocks public house and after a short distance, turn left into Petersham Lane. Proceed through the village of Gaunts Common and turn left signposted to Uppington and Hinton Martell. Drop down the steep hill into Hinton Martell village. The first shared driveway on the right hand side leads to the property.

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01202 841171

Christopher Batten

15 East Street, Wimborne, Dorset

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