Beechcroft Lane, Ringwood, Hampshire


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  • Bedrooms: 4
SUMMARY A character detached three/four bedroom Edwardian family home with later additions (believed circa 1920s), which has been sympathetically modernised by the present owners. The property offers versatile accommodation arranged over two floors with the benefit of gas fired central heating and the majority of windows have been replaced with bespoke timber framed double glazing. Externally the property stands in a beautiful secluded and well stocked garden plot of approximately 0.19 acres. A carriage driveway provides plentiful off road parking and there is also an attached garage. No Onward Chain.

SITUATION Quietly located in a sought after leafy lane, comprising of mainly character individual homes, within a mile or so of the historic town centre, with its diverse range of independent retailers, cafe's, bars, restaurants and high street shops, including Waitrose, Sainsburys and Lidl. The area is served by Poulner Junior School and Ringwood Academy Senior School, which are both within level walking distance, or alternatively there are an array of independent schools within the area, including Moyles Court Junior and Senior school. The property is also well placed for access to the nearby New Forest National Park, with its thousands of acres of Forestry and Heathland, and the A31/A338 for Bournemouth, Poole, Salisbury and Southampton via A31/M27. National Express link Ringwood with regional centres, London Victoria, Heathrow and Gatwick.

ACCOMMODATION Enclosed Front Entrance Porch with double glazed timber panelled door leads into the:

Entrance Hallway | Small woodblock flooring. Staircase rises to the first floor landing. Panelled internal doors lead to all rooms.

Family Room/Bedroom Four | Front aspect sash frame double glazed windows. Solid pine fire surround with cast iron open grate and tiled inlay. Granite raised hearth. Waxed pine floorboards.

Sitting Room | West facing. Sash frame double glazed bay windows. Period fireplace with cast iron surround and fitted wood burning stove. Tiled raised hearth. Waxed pine floorboards. Television aerial point. Part glazed door leads into:

Conservatory | View across the rear garden. Further part glazed external door provides access onto the paved patio and garden. Further door leads from the Conservatory into the Garage.

Attached Garage | 'up and over' door. Electric power points and light. Corrugated metal mono pitched roof.

Dining Room | Approached from the entrance hall via a waxed pine panelled part glazed door. Side aspect double glazed window looks into the conservatory. Tiled flooring. Door leads into the Garden Room and archway leads through into the Kitchen.

Kitchen | Dual aspect. Rolled edge laminated worktops with tiled splash backs. Inset one and a half bowl sink unit. Cream coloured 'shaker style' cupboard and drawer units beneath. Integrated under mounted fridge. Matching wall hung kitchen cabinets with pelmets/concealed lighting beneath. Space and plumbing for a freestanding dishwasher and slot in cooker. Gas point. Chimney style recirculating extractor canopy. Panelled leaded light door leads into the Utility Room.

Utility Room | Laminated rolled edge worktops. Belfast sink unit with 'swan neck' mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine/tumble dryer. Space for a tall fridge freezer. Quarry tiled floor. Half double glazed external door with cat-flap leads to the side access. Further door leads into the Cloakroom.

Cloakroom | Half tiled. Low flush wc. Vanity unit.

Garden Room | South and East aspect. Double glazed French doors onto the adjacent South and East facing patio. Offering a full view across the beautiful rear garden. Vaulted ceiling with Velux skylight double glazed windows. Engineered oak flooring.

First Floor Landing | Part galleried L-shaped landing, approached via a staircase from the entrance hallway. Hinged access with ladder to attic space. Sash frame landing window.

Master Bedroom | West front aspect double glazed sash framed windows. Waxed pine floorboards. Period cast iron fireplace with over mantle. Pine panelled opaque glazed door to the ensuite.

Ensuite Shower Room | A white suite. Low flush wc. Pedestal wash hand basin. Corner quadrant shower cubicle with sliding glazed doors and thermostatic shower valve. Extractor fan. Tiled flooring.

Bedroom Two | Cast Iron fireplace. West aspect double glazed sash framed window.

Bedroom Three | A rear garden Easterly aspect.

Family Bathroom | A white suite. Low flush wc. Pedestal wash hand basin. Panelled bath with glazed side screen and fully tiled surround. Heated towel rail thermostatic shower valve. Heated towel rail. Tiled floor.

EXTERNALLY The front boundary is defined by a low brick wall, and there is a carriage driveway offering plentiful driveway parking, which also provides access to the attached garage. The front of the house is well secluded by a screen of mature hedging and shrubs. Side access into the rear garden is secured by a side gate, which faces in an Easterly direction, but also with an unobstructed South aspect from the right hand side. The rear garden comprises of a substantial paved patio with a wisteria clad pergola, which is approached directly from the conservatory and garden room. An archway leads onto an expanse of lawn bounded by extremely well stocked borders with a profusion of ground cover specimen shrubs and ornamental trees, adjacent to the patio near the rear of the house is a 'kitchen garden', as well as attractive raised stone flower and shrub borders, and where there is also sited a timber garden shed and an ancient apple tree. Paved pathways to either side of the lawn lead all the way to the bottom of the rear garden, where there is a circular ornamental garden pond bounded by a profusion of ground cover shrubs and ornamental trees. At the very bottom of the garden is a vegetable plot, an impressive Eucalyptus tree and various mature evergreen shrubs. The rear garden enjoys a high degree of seclusion.

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