Ringwood Road, South Gorley, New Forest, SP6


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A stunning example of a beautifully refurbished 1930's house, seamlessly blending original character features with modern fixtures. Set in private grounds of over an acre, this family home is situated in a sought after New Forest hamlet on the edge of Ringwood, with views over neighbouring paddocks. The property is finished to a particularly high standard and comprises quality fittings throughout, including Karndean flooring, a custom-built kitchen/breakfast room with Aga and three modern bathroom suites, in addition to replacement windows and an upgraded central heating system. Energy Performance Rating: F

Located in a picturesque and peaceful hamlet within the New Forest National Park, this charming home offers excellent access to nearby Gorley Common, a perfect spot for outdoor pursuits including walking, cycling and horse riding. Within walking distance are the local farm shop, Hockey's Farm, and the popular Royal Oak Public House. The surrounding new forest offers thousands of acres of natural heath and woodland, an outstanding natural beauty spot where new forest ponies, donkeys and cattle roam free.

The vibrant market town of Ringwood is approximately three miles away offering a wide variety of independent and high street shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as two leisure centres, a number of supermarkets and excellent state and private schooling. The quaint town of Fordingbridge is approximately three and a half miles away, also offering shopping facilities, with the historic city of Salisbury approximately 10 miles further North. For commuters, the easily accessible A338 provides direct links to the larger coastal towns of Bournemouth and Christchurch (approx. 12 miles) and the A31 links to the M27 to Southampton (approx. 20 miles), and London beyond via the M3/M25. There are mainline train stations and airports at both Bournemouth and Southampton, and regular National Express coaches departing from Ringwood coach station to London Victoria.

A covered oak entrance porch opens into the entrance hall, which is finished with attractive oak flooring and gives access to the living accommodation and cloakroom; with WC and vanity unit with mounted stone sink. The cloakroom is laid with quality Karndean flooring, as is the kitchen, office/dining room and bathroom suites. All three reception rooms have the benefit of a double aspect affording lovely views and lots of light. The elegant double aspect sitting room features a superb curved bay window overlooking the gardens and a wood-burning stove on a stone hearth, with fitted shelving to one side. Also positioned at the front of the property is the dining room/office featuring wooden Herringbone style flooring and with a cupboard housing the boiler, pressured hot water tank and water softener. The sitting room overlooks the gardens and comprises double doors opening onto the patio and a Minster style fireplace fitted with a wood-burning stove. Located to the rear is the stylish kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a range of solid wood units with granite worksurfaces and glass splashbacks, incorporating a moulded sink. A built in oak surround with cupboards frames the electric touch control Aga. Further appliances include a built-in combination oven, an integrated fridge and an integrated freezer, with further appliance space within the separate utility room also fitted with wooden units, a built-in under counter freezer and a sink. Glazed roof windows provide additional light to the kitchen area and double doors open form the spacious dining area to the extensive outside paved terrace.

From the spacious landing there are five bedrooms and a family bathroom suite. The impressive double aspect master bedroom features a bay window overlooking the gardens and neighbouring paddocks, and two double built in wardrobes. The en-suite bathroom is finished with stylish wall tiles and comprises a bath with shower attachment over, an oak vanity unit with basin and WC, and a corner shower cubicle with rainwater shower. The guest bedroom again features a bay window, also with the benefit of an en-suite shower room. Bedroom three comprises three built in double wardrobes and has access to the modern family bathroom, which has ‘Jack and Jill doors' and is finished with attractively tiled walls. Bedrooms four and five are both a good size and have built in cupboards.

The property is approached through an electrically locked gate and over a cattle grid, to the large gravel parking area which is enclosed by established hedging. Further gates open to a gravelled area, providing additional parking. The double oak framed car port has a pitched roof and adjoining log store, and a store/workshop at the rear (accessed externally) with additional loft storage. The beautifully landscaped gardens lie mainly to the side and rear of the property, with a mixture of mature hedging and fencing forming the boundaries. The garden consists of large expanses of lawn, interspersed with well-stocked flower/shrub beds, and an Indian sandstone patio adjacent to the house. Another section of the garden features an enclosed vegetable garden and adjacent orchard.

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