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House Removals Wimborne
Wimborne is a historic market town in East Dorset. The town is an enticing blend of old and new, where high quality modern stores and charming independent boutiques sit side by side in hidden courtyards and pedestrianised squares.
Wimborne is famed for its architecture and the town is regarded as one of the foremost collections of 15th, 16th and 17th-century buildings in Dorset. Local planning has restricted the construction of new buildings, which has meant that the majority of all original buildings in Wimborne are lovingly preserved. The most impressive example of architecture is Wimborne Minster which has been a centre for pilgrimage and prayer for over 1300 years.
Moving to Wimborne
Due to its rural location, Wimborne has some stunning properties. Although many budgets do not allow for such grandeur, the period thatched manor houses and expansive country estates are beautiful. If you are looking for a property out of a period drama, Wimborne is the place.
Detached properties in Wimborne are the big seller, with average prices around £435,038. Terraced properties fetch around £281,468 and flats, £175,784.
Wimborne, with an overall average price of £351,517, is similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Colehill (£363,703), but is more expensive than Merley (£314,782) and Wimborne Minster (£312,242).
The Britannia Leatherbarrows of Dorset office is located just 10 miles from Wimborne, in Christchurch. We can help alleviate the stress associated with moving, and help your move to or from areas in Dorset as smooth as possible. We also offer a variety of storage services should your needs require it.
Eating and Shopping in Wimborne
The colourful Town Square and attractive High Street of Wimborne offer a diverse mix of stores, from clothing and furnishings, to antique and hardware stores. Wimborne’s unique shopping experience is enhanced by its wonderful setting on the picturesque River Allen, with it’s abundant wildlife. The beautiful twin towers of the Minster Church of St Cuthburga provide an elegant backdrop to the town’s historic architecture. Take a moment out to sit on the serene Minster Green, relax and watch the world go by.
From contemporary coffee shops to cosy tearooms, fine dining restaurants to traditional pubs, from quality local bakers to health food cafes, there is a range of wonderful places to enjoy a relaxing lunch, tempting afternoon tea or a delicious evening meal, both indoors and al fresco.
Transport Links Wimborne
The one thing that Wimborne does suffer from is occasional bad traffic. The town is home to the through fare for traffic from the M27 to Poole. However, due to its location, Wimborne has easy driving access to Bournemouth, Southampton, London and Bristol.
Wimborne does not have a train station, but the nearest is Poole – 8 miles away. There are regular services from London and Weymouth, amongst others. Taxis or buses are regularly available for the short journey.