5 bed property for sale in Ivy Lane, Blashford, Ringwood BH24
- 5 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 2 reception rooms
- Period Country Home
- Semi-Rural Hamlet
- Idyllic Lakeside Views
Description A period country home situated in a semi-rural hamlet on the edge of Ringwood, with a large garden boasting picturesque lake views. This detached home has been extended over the years to provide spacious living accommodation, including five bedrooms and two bath/shower suites. Energy Performance Rating: E
Ringwood is an historic market town located on the edge of the New Forest National Park, within a short drive of the coast, Bournemouth and other attractive market towns. Major roads provide easy access to London, the Jurassic Coast and international airports.
Ringwood town provides an excellent selection of shopping, restaurants and cafes in the original high street and more recently developed quarter, offering the best of both independent businesses and stores including Waitrose, Aga, Hobbs, Gerry Weber, Crew and Joules. The quality of amenities reflects the prosperity of the area, including a highly rated secondary school and sixth form. Proximity to extensive forested areas, lakes and coastline provides ready access to a wide range of outdoor pursuits, activities and local facilities including David Lloyd Leisure Centre, New Forest Water Park and Ferndown Golf Club.
Blashford is a small semi-rural hamlet village situated in the New Forest National Park in Hampshire. The property is situated within easy access to Blashford Lakes Wildlife Reserve, and further benefits from stunning lake side views. The town centre of Ringwood is approximately 1 mile south; a historic market town boasting a comprehensive range of facilities, including a wide range of independent and high street shops, restaurants, leisure centres and excellent schools. Just a short drive away is access to the open forest, which offers of 10,000 acres of health and woodland, a haven for all outdoor pursuits including cycling, walking and horse riding. For the commuter there is convenient access onto the A338 providing direct links to the larger coastal towns of Christchurch, Bournemouth and Salisbury (via the A338), and Southampton (via the M27). There are international airports at both Bournemouth and Southampton and the M27 and M3 make it easy to connect to other parts of the country.
The front entrance door opens into the bright entrance hall, with attractive stained glass windows and parque flooring. There is access from here to the kitchen/breakfast room, featuring an impressive brick inglenook fireplace, and fitted with a range of wooden units with work-surfaces over, including an oven and electric hob, sink unit, with space for a fridge and dishwasher. A door gives access to a useful boot room with door to the outside and fitted cupboards, with a further door to a separate utility room with space for additional appliances and further sink unit. An inner hall, with a window overlooking the gardens, leads to the spacious triple aspect sitting room, with a large window offering delightful views of the garden and lake beyond, and double French doors opening on to the rear patio. Also featuring a cast-iron fireplace with gas fire. There is also a dining room with adjoining bathroom/utility room with potential to join to the current boot room to make a large utility area. The ground floor further comprises of a study with a double aspect to the front and side, leading to a dining room with adjoining wet room/utility room. From the first floor landing, with storage cupboard and airing cupboard, are five further bedrooms; two benefiting from the stunning lake views, a family bathroom suite and separate shower room.
The property is approached through a five bar gate to a gravel drive and parking area. A picket fence leads to a paved patio area which surrounds the property and the extensive gardens, which are mainly laid to lawn with southerly aspect lawn benefiting from stunning views over the adjacent lake. View more View less