Ashley Heath, Ringwood, Hampshire

£1,000,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
SUMMARY An outstanding detached four/five bedroom family residence standing in grounds of approximately half an acre, located in a prime residential area within two miles of the historic market town of Ringwood. The property offers well planned and versatile accommodation arranged over two floors which includes a fabulous fitted kitchen with corian work surfaces, as well as three reception rooms and an attached annex which subject to the necessary consents would be suitable for a variety of purposes, including accommodation for a dependent relative or a games and cinema room. This luxurious property has been built to an extremely high standard and includes light oak effect Upvc windows and external doors as well as full gas fired central heating. Outside the property offers a private lightly wooded south facing rear garden and plentiful off road parking.

SITUATION A sought after and exclusive area within Ashley Heath situated on the outskirts of the market town of Ringwood. The area offers easy access to commuter routes which include the A31 to Southampton, Winchester and London and the A338 to Bournemouth and Poole. Ashley Heath High Street is within easy walking distance, reputedly the shortest high street in England and so too is a local convenience store. Moors Valley Country Park is within the confines of Ashley Heath and offers an eighteen hole golf course, miniature railway line and many woodland walks which include The Castleman Trailway a beautiful and scenic heathland walk and cycle route. Adjoining Ashley Heath to the southern side you can also find the parish of St Leonards and St Ives along with Avon Heath Country Park, Dorset's largest country park.

ACCOMMODATION Entering the property via the front entrance door leads into the reception hall where there is an impressive staircase with hardwood balustrade rising to the galleried first floor landing, deep under stairs storage cupboard, porcelain tiled floor, ground floor cloakroom and oak veneered internal doors lead to the principle ground floor rooms including the kitchen/breakfast room which is very much the hub of the house with further porcelain flooring and extensive corian work surfaces/back stands, a moulded corian sink unit and draining board, comprehensive range of under mounted cupboard and drawer units in contrasting oak veneer and gloss black finishes, matching wall hung kitchen cabinets, large centre island with further corian work surface and cupboard/drawer units beneath, Integrated appliances comprises of a four ring induction hob and stainless steel chimney style extractor canopy, twin fan assisted ovens/grill, microwave oven and an American style fridge freezer. The kitchen has a south facing garden view with double French doors leading onto the outside decking area, further double doors lead through into the sitting room, which enjoys a dual aspect with a feature open fireplace with a fitted stovax wood burning stove and oak over mantle, once again double French doors lead onto the south facing decked area which extends across the full width of the rear elevation and overlooks the rear garden. Double doors from the sitting room lead into the bay window snug which overlooks the front garden with a return door into the reception hall. A study/bedroom five completes the main ground floor accommodation. The utility room, which is approached from the aforementioned kitchen provides the link between the main accommodation and the annex, subject to the necessary consents the annex may be suited to a variety of usages, although at present the accommodation comprises of an inner vestibule area and second kitchen with a range of fitted kitchen units and AEG four ring gas hob and electric oven, ground floor cloakroom, games room and a staircase rises from the inner vestibule to a first floor cinema room with LED ambient lighting. The main first floor accommodation is approached via a staircase with hardwood balustrade to an impressive galleried landing with vaulted ceiling and velux roofline windows with a further gable feature window overlooking the front garden, built in double airing cupboard with slatted shelving and factory lagged hot water cylinder. The master bedroom overlooks the south facing rear garden with a superb range of bespoke fitted wardrobe units and an en-suite bathroom with a four piece suite which includes a bath and separate shower cubicle with thermostatic shower valve, bedroom two offers fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room, whilst bedroom three and four both offer fitted wardrobes and are serviced by the family bathroom.

EXTERNALLY The property stands in a lightly wooded garden plot of approximately half an acre, approached from the head of the cul-de-sac via timber electric gates, leading to a substantial gravelled driveway and pergola parking bay with a wide tarmacadam parking area immediately in front of the property. Adjacent to the driveway there is also a large circular area of lawn bounded by well stocked flower and shrub borders and a further patio area beneath a pergola. On the East side of the property double timber gates secure a side access to the rear garden behind which there is a further tarmac parking area, ideal for a small boat or caravan. Whilst the West side also provides access into the rear garden and is secured by a timber gate. The South facing rear garden comprises of a full decked patio immediately abutting the rear of the house with steps down onto a lower brick edged terrace, beyond which there is an attractive slightly raised log edged area of shaped lawn bounded by woodland gardens with a profusion of ornamental shrubs and trees with feature spotlights. A compacted gravel pathway from the lower terrace area leads to a substantial approx. 20' x 10' timber built storage shed facility.

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