SUMMARY A deceptively spacious four double bedroom chalet style residence, standing in a garden plot approaching one third of an acre. The property offers versatile and well presented accommodation arranged over two floors, which may lend itself to creating a self contained annex for a dependent relative (subject to the necessary consents), and benefits from gas fired central heating and Upvc double glazing. Externally there is plentiful off road parking, a garage/workshop, and a stable block.
SITUATION The property is situated along a private lane in St Leonards, a semi rural area, which lies on the outskirts of Ringwood. St Leonards is a small village adjacent to St Ives and Ashley Heath and is close to the Avon Heath Country Park where there are hectares of heathland accessible for walking, cycling and riding. The area offers easy access to commuter routes via the A31/M27 to London and the A338 to Bournemouth and Poole. Moors Valley Country Park is approximately 2 miles away offering fabulous country walks and an 18 hole golf course. Transport links include the coach service to London from Ringwood and the nearest train station is Bournemouth. Regular bus routes are close at hand to all major towns. The New Forest National Park is within a short drive as is the Jurassic Coastline with its fabulous and award winning sandy beaches.
ACCOMMODATION Covered front entrance porch with panelled front entrance door and obscured glazed side panel windows leads directly into the entrance hall; staircase rises to the first floor, thermostatic control for the central heating, archway to an inner hall area, opaque glazed door leads into the sitting room; triple aspect room, primarily South and West, Upvc double glazed door provides access to the front porch, television aerial point. The kitchen/breakfast room is also approached from the entrance hall via an opaque glazed door; the breakfast room area has a South East aspect, tiled flooring leads into the kitchen area; laminated rolled edge work surfaces with inset one and a half bowl sink unit, tiled splashbacks, hand painted cupboard and drawer units beneath the work surfaces, space for a 110mm range style cooker, wall hung kitchen cabinets match the base units with pelmets and concealed down lighting, space/plumbing for a dishwasher, rear garden aspect window, attractive leaded light window views through into the utility room. The utility room is approached via a multi-pane door from the breakfast area; hardwood work surface and draining board with tiled splash back, under mounted butler sink unit with a heritage style brass finish mixer tap, cupboard and drawer units beneath the work surface, space/plumbing for a washing machine, lcd programmer for central heating and hot water, tiled flooring, airing cupboard housing the Baxi central heating/hot water boiler, shelving and clothes hanging rail, adjacent cloaks cupboard, wall mounted consumer unit, door to the cloakroom; low flush wc, vanity unit with cupboard beneath, tiled floor. Within the utility room a stable door provides direct access into the rear garden. As previously mentioned in the entrance hall an archway leads to an inner hall area with access to bedrooms three and four, both are double bedrooms and may offer potential to create an annex for a dependent relative (subject to the necessary consents).
Staircase rises out of the entrance hall to the first floor landing with access to both first floor bedrooms and the bathroom. The master bedroom has a dual aspect, the main casement window facing South East with fitted plantation shutter; a dressing area incorporates fitted bedroom furniture comprising of a double and single wardrobe and an adjacent dressing table with cupboard and drawers beneath, access to deep under eaves loft storage space, built in laundry bin and further chest of drawers, door leads to the fully tiled ensuite shower room; corner quadrant shower cubicle, thermostatically controlled shower valve, vanity unit, low flush wc. Bedroom two, a double bedroom with a dual aspect; deep under eaves storage space, further fitted cupboard. The first floor family bathroom has a white suite comprising; shower bath with curved glazed side screen, thermostatic shower valve and fully tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, mirror fronted medicine cabinet and shaver socket above, low flush wc, both with tiled surrounds.
EXTERNALLY The property is set back from the lane, and stands in a large garden plot approaching a third of an acre. The front boundary is secured by a substantial brick wall adjacent to which twin five bar gates lead via loose gravelled driveway to an expansive parking area for numerous vehicles, immediately in front of and to the side of a detached brick built garage which incorporates a separate workshop. In the main, the front garden is laid to lawn, however to the right hand side of the front entrance there is a smaller enclosed area with a carp pond. Immediately behind the garage is a stable block with an insulated concrete base, power and light, with adjacent double gates leading directly into the rear garden, or alternatively an arched wrought iron gate between the garage and the property also provides access into the rear garden. The enclosed rear garden has a good sized block paved patio leading onto lawn bounded by railway sleeper edged borders with ground cover shrubs. On the South East side of the property there is a smaller area of garden laid to lawn with a logged edged raised vegetable garden.
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Fells New Forest Property, Ringwood5-7 Southampton Road, Ringwood, BH24 1HB
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