4 bedroom detached house for saleRockbourne, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6
Guide Price £825,000
- A quintessentially English country cottage
- Situated in the heart of a popular village
- 4 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
- 2 reception rooms
- Studio, Double garage and workshop
Woodbine Cottage is set back from the village road in the heart of the pretty and sought after village of Rockbourne. In the village there is a popular pub, a church, primary school and active village hall with the neighbouring village of Damerham providing a Primary School, Post Office and Public House. The network of footpaths and bridleways provide excellent walking and riding opportunities across to Martin Down, a designated National Nature Reserve.
The Cathedral City of Salisbury lies approximately 9 miles to the north east offering a variety of sporting and recreational amenities including theatre, cinema, golf and racing at Salisbury Race Course. Salisbury Station off ers a direct train service to London Waterloo. The market town of Fordingbridge is about 4 miles to the south and offers a range of everyday facilities.
The area is particularly sought after because of its excellent range of schools including Forres Sandle Manor, Sandroyd and Chafyn Grove prep schools, Godolphin School plus the South Wilts and Bishop's Wordsworth Grammar Schools.
Believed to date from the 18th century, Woodbine Cottage in an
attractive country cottage constructed from brick elevations under a thatch roof. The current owners have refurbished and extended the house during their ownership to create a deceptively spacious house which offers flexible accomodation.
A central brick porch opens in to the sitting room which retains its
original character with exposed beam and wood burning stove. The dining room is in the centre of the house and opens in to the south facing conservatory. Views of the garden can be enjoyed from here and there are bi-folding doors that open on to the terrace.
The kitchen/breakfast room boasts a range of fitted units with granite worktops, central island, Britannia range, both integrated fridge and dishwasher, butlers sink and attractive window seat. The utility is beside the kitchen and includes an integrated freezer. A study, which could also be used as a fourth bedroom, and shower room complete the ground floor.
On the first floor is the dual aspect master bedroom which has a range of fitted cupboards, dressing area and en suite bathroom, two further bedrooms and a separate W.C.
An oak framed studio, 'The Hayloft', lies to the rear of the house and has a separate electricity supply with water and drainage services available to be connected. This provides useful additional space which could have a variety of uses.
To the front of the house is a graveled parking area providing ample parking space and an oak framed double garage and workshop. The garden has a series of terraces offering a variety of seating areas, lawn bordered with well planted flower beds, a series of vegetable beds and orchard. There are also additional outbuildings.
From Salisbury take the A354 signposted to Blandford and continue south passing through the village of Coombe Bissett. Once through the village, proceed up the hill and as the road bends round to the right take the left hand turning signposted Rockbourne. Follow this road into Rockbourne, passing the Rose & Thistle on your right and then the bus stop on your left. Woodbine Cottage will be on your right shortly after.
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