An extremely well presented four bedroom, three reception room family home situated in the most sought after semi rural location of Winkton. The property has a detached double garage and is set within a plot extending to just over half an acre. Energy Efficiency Rating: D
The village of Winkton is located on the edge of the Avon Valley, and close to the New Forest National Park offering 140,000 acres of heath and woodland for a range of outdoor pursuits. The medieval town of Christchurch is only 2 miles distant, and offers a comprehensive range of shops, boutiques, restaurants and a natural harbour, with two sailing clubs a rowing club, and beautiful beaches. There are excellent schools nearby, both state and private. The Market town of Ringwood is 6.5 miles north providing rapid access to the M27 for Southampton and the M3 to London. Bournemouth International Airport is some 15 minutes drive away and Christchurch Railway Station is just 10 minutes away.
A UPVC front door with glazed side panels leads to the spacious reception hall with a cloakroom with low level WC and wash hand basin and a staircase leading to the first floor. Immediately to the right upon entering is the wonderful double aspect sitting room with windows to the front and sliding doors to the rear patio and garden beyond. To the heart of the room is a substantial brick built fireplace with open fire. The sitting room leads in an ‘L’ shape through a brick arch to the dining room which also overlooks the rear garden and has a door to the kitchen/breakfast room,a lovely room having been re-fitted only five years ago to a very high standard incorporating a built-in dishwasher, composite sink unit, induction hob with extraction over, built-in oven and grill and combi oven and built-in under counter fridge, with windows to both rear and side aspects. A door fromhere leads through to the utility room, once again fitted with matching units to the kitchen with a composite sink unit, free standing chest freezer and plumbing for washer/dryer, wall mounted gas fired boiler and a window overlooking the rear garden. A further door leads out to the rear patio and garden beyond. From the reception hall access is also gained to the study/ground floor bedroom five which has a window to the front aspect.
The first floor galleried landing is extremely spacious with a trap to the roof space, large cupboard housing hot water cylinder and twin windows to the front. The master bedroom has a full range of built-in wardrobes and further bedroom furniture and a window to the rear aspect. A door leads through to the en suite shower room with shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, a window to the front and a large storage cupboard. Bedroom two has a window to the front and a large recess for wardrobes with bedrooms three and four having delightful views over the rear gardens. The family bathroom has a panelled corner bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with a window to the rear.
The property is approached via a pea shingle driveway which leads in turn to a detached double garage with twin up and over doors. Immediately to the front of the property is a delightful area of mature planting. It is also important to note that there is access to the south facing rear gardens via both sides of the property, with a large area of storage to one side which could house a small boat/trailer and to the other side a five bar gate leads to a continuation of the driveway and to the rear. Immediately to the rear of the property is a large area of patio with an adjacent semi circular flower and shrub border. This in turn leads to a large area of lawn, once again bounded by areas of mature plant and shrub borders, a pond and adjacent greenhouse. To the far end of the lawn is a trellis which gives access through to the orchard and to what was formerly an extensive kitchen garden that has now been laid to lawn interspersed with several fruit trees. In all the plot extends to just over half an acre.