SUMMARY A stunning four bedroom chalet style house, which has been extended and modernised by the present owner to an extremely high standard. The property is positioned on a tucked away half acre plot, in a sought after location within the New Forest hamlet of North Gorley. The ground floor accommodation flows beautifully in an open plan fashion, and has the benefit of bi-folding doors from the living room opening onto the Westerly facing patio and gardens. Within the grounds there is a one bedroom annexe, which is the perfect setup for a dependent relative or alternatively for guests coming to visit. The property is currently run as a successful cattery business, which has many pens which are beautifully screened from the private gardens.
SITUATION North Gorley is an idyllic forest hamlet in the New Forest National Park. This beautiful forest hamlet is more or less equidistant between Ringwood and Fordingbridge, both market towns within Hampshire. The area offers easy access to hectares of heathland and forest and is also within easy the Blashford Lake Nature Reserve. Within this area there is a well reputed farm shop and a choice of fine country style pubs, including the 16th Century Royal Oak, among many other local attractions including the New Forest Water Park. The popular day and boarding coeducational school, Moyles Court is approximately two miles away, Hyde Junior School is within close proximity and also the well reputed state schools of Ringwood or Fordingbridge are within a short drive. For commuters there is easy access onto the major routes of the A31 and M27 nearby as well as Bournemouth and Poole renowned for their award winning sandy beaches.
ACCOMMODATION Upon entering the property you are greeted by the Reception Hallway, which is a fantastic space for dining and entertaining in. From within the Hallways doors lead to all principle rooms and a staircase rises to the first floor. Double glass doors open into the open plan Kitchen/Living Room, which is a wonderfully large space with views over the open forest to the front and bi-folding doors open onto the Westerly facing patio and private gardens. The kitchen area has a range of handless cupboard and drawer units with granite worktops and watching wall units. There is space for an American style fridge freezer, a built in wine cooler and an integrated dishwasher. A window above the sink also provides a view over the rear garden.
Bedrooms two, three and four are all double bedrooms with beautiful views over either the gardens or the open forest. Bedrooms two and four also benefit from shower ensuite's, and bedroom two also has a dressing area.
The family bathroom is also accessed from the hallway and features a modern white suite and is partly tiled.
The utility room provides a useful space for the white goods and also has the benefit of a range of cupboards, wall mounted units, stainless steel sink and a door giving access to the rear garden.
Rising to the first floor you have access to the plant room which houses the Vaillant boiler and has eaves storage. The master bedroom suite is an extremely large room with the added benefit of fitted Sharpes wardrobes and an ensuite bathroom.
EXTERNALLY The property is access via electric wrought iron gates and over a cattle grid which leads to an area of loose shingle and has a turning area around a centre island. There is also scope in the front to add an oak framed carport (STPP). The beautiful and private grounds amount to approximately half an acre and benefit from a Westerly facing patio and gardens. Within the grounds there are also many cattery pens as the owner currently runs a successful cattery.
Self Contained One Bedroom Annexe | Also within the grounds is a one bedroom left contained annexe, which has an open plan living/dining area with double doors opening onto a private patio. There is double bedroom with a window providing views to the front and glimpses of the open forest. The shower room has mainly tiled walls with a walk in shower, basin and wc. A perfect setup for a dependent relative or for the guests come to stay.
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Fells New Forest Property, Ringwood5-7 Southampton Road, Ringwood, BH24 1HB
01425 545000 Local call rate