Hurn Lane, Ringwood, Hampshire


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  • Bedrooms: 4
SUMMARY A fascinating and extremely spacious 1930's four double bedroom detached thatched family house of immense charm and considerable character, privately located within a south/south east facing garden plot of about 0.43 of an acre,and within a mile or so of Ringwood town centre. The house offers spacious and well planned accommodation arranged over two floors, benefitting from gas fired central heating, and includes two large reception rooms - both enjoying garden aspects. A kitchen breakfast room and a separate utility room. There is scope for certain updating and redecoration. Externally the property offers plentiful off road parking and a detached double garage with large studio room above. No Onward Chain.

SITUATION The historic market town of Ringwood is about a five minute car journey away, and offers an excellent range of independent shops, national retailers including Waitrose, Sainsbury's and Lidl, and a diverse range of cafes, bar and restaurants, as well as schools for all age groups. Ringwood Forest is within approximately five miutes minute walk and the New Forest National Park is also a short distance away, offering thousands of hectares of natural heath and woodland perfect for nature lovers and providing excellent horse riding, cycling and walking trails. The nearby A31 offers access to the larger coastal towns which include Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch with their award winning beaches and main line rail services, whilst a coach interchange in Ringwood provides frequent scheduled services to London Victoria, Heathrow and Gatwick. Local airports at Bournemouth and Southampton also offer an range of domestic and European routes.

ACCOMMODATION Covered front porch with brick/quarry tiled front step. Oak studded front door with 'bullseye' window.

Entrance Hall | Characterful beamed ceiling and walls. Staircase rises to the first floor. Leaded light front aspect window with tiled cill. Oak strip flooring. Oak latch internal doors lead to the:

Dining Room | An atmospheric room full of character and a lovely South and South East view across the garden. Attractive 'claygate' open brick built fireplace with quarry tiled hearth. Leaded light windows with tiled sills. Fitted plate racks.

Sitting Room | Feature inglenook fireplace with fitted gas fired stove. Bressummer beam and over mantle. Attractive semi circular leaded light bay window with tiled sill with a fine view across the South and South East facing garden. Side aspect leaded light french doors lead onto the patio areas. Four wall light points. Oak plank flooring. Door to:

Study Niche/Storage Room | Dual aspect. Fitted double cloaks cupboard.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Mainly granite work surfaces with under mounted Belfast style sink and period style mixer tap. Bespoke hand painted cupboard and drawer units beneath with matching wall hung cabinets. Centre island with hardwood work surface. Further double cupboard with hardwood work surface above and shelf above. Fitted 'dresser unit' with centre bottle rack and fitted double cupboard to either side. Fitted Aga range with double oven and two hotplates. Limestone tiled floor. Built in larder cupboard. Tall cupboard suitable for housing a tall fridge/freezer. Space for a slot in cooker. Gas point. Beamed ceiling with downlighters. Door leads into the conservatory and an oak latch door leads into:

Vestibule Area | Built in broom cupboard and door to cloakroom with close coupled wc. Tiled floor flows through into;

Utility Room | Laminated rolled edge work surface with cupboards beneath. Inset one and a half bowl sink unit. Space/plumbing for a washing machine. Full width leaded light casement windows above. Further deep recessed storage area - ideal for further white goods. Further door leads into;

Boot Room and Rear Entrance Porch | Multi pane external door. Tiled flooring. Wall hung Worcester gas fired central heating boiler. Wall hung cupboard houses the consumer unit.

Conservatory | Approached directly from the kitchen/breakfast room. Substantially built with cavity picket wall. Upvc double glazed windows. Clear glazed roof panels. Tiled flooring. Dimplex electric heater. French doors provide access onto the patio.

Bedroom One | A large double sized bedroom with garden aspect. Built in double wardrobe. Door to the Dressing Room with two built in double wardrobes. Access to attic space. Return door to the landing.

Family Bathroom | Positioned between bedroom one and four. A white suite. Panelled bath with tiled surround/oak side panel. Shower valve above and shower curtain. Close coupled wc with concealed cistern. Adjacent vanity unit - both with tiled surrounds. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two | Approached via an inner landing area which also serves an adjacent shower room. Dual aspect. Fitted double wardrobe and adjacent shelved storage cupboard with drawer unit.

Shower Room | Shower cubicle with glazed side screen. Fixed shower valve with separate hand held rinser shower valve. Close coupled wc. Vanity unit. Oval mirror above. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom Three | Approached directly from the landing. Lovely view across the garden. Fitted double wardrobe. Access to under eaves storage.

Bedroom Four | Dual aspect. Approached via a further inner hall from the landing with double airing cupboard, slatted shelves and factory lagged hot water cylinder.

EXTERNALLY The property is approached over a private driveway from Hurn Lane. Electric wrought iron gates secure a loose gravelled parking/turning area which also leads to a detached double garage adjacent to the house - which has an integral staircase leading to a large first floor studio room with a walk in shelved storage cupboard. Steps lead up from the parking/turning area to the front entrance and a paved patio that wraps around the South and West side of the house, which can also be approached directly from the sitting room and the conservatory. The main garden is in front of the house on the South East side, and is attractively landscaped with a large expanse of lawn bounded by well stocked mature borders of ground cover shrubs and ornamental trees, and a garden pond, all with a woodland backdrop. There is a further area of lawn on the South West side of the property. Overall the house stands on a garden plot of approximately 0.43 of an acre.

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