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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Rockford, Ringwood, Hampshire

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A spacious character cottage, situated in a picturesque New Forest location on the edge of Ringwood. Set in grounds of 1.3 acres, with stunning views of the surrounding countryside and direct forest access. This family home, which we understand dates back to the 1700s, comprises; three reception rooms with character features including an inglenook fireplace and beamed ceilings, four bedrooms, two modern bathroom suites and a large traditional style open-plan kitchen/breakfast room. The grounds overlook adjoining paddocks and forest and include a detached double garage, large detached workshop/garage and stable block/store. Energy Performance Rating: D

This desirable home is located in the
scenic New Forest hamlet of Rockford, with direct access to the forest offering thousands of acres of natural heath and woodland, ideal for cycling,walking and riding. Within walking distance is a popular local country
pub/restaurant and the superb Moyles Court private school (age 2 ½ to 16 years.
Ringwood is just 2.5 miles away, offering a superb range of independent and high street shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as two supermarkets, two leisure centres and excellent local schooling. There are excellent communication routes with mainline rail services to London Waterloo from Salisbury (85 minutes) or Southampton Parkway (70 minutes). The easily accessible A338 provides a link to the larger coastal towns and beaches at Bournemouth and Christchurch (approximately 12 miles), and north to the well-known Cathedral city of Salisbury (approximately 14 miles) which has a considerable range of shopping facilities. The A31 at Ringwood allows good access to the Motorway and is only 10 miles from Junction 1 of the M27, which links to the M3 and on to London. The regional airports at Bournemouth and Southampton are both within driving distance.
The front door gives access to the entrance lobby, which is open to the drawing room; featuring a brick fireplace with wood burner, and a door to the garden. From the lobby, there are steps up to a useful office area which has an aspect to the front, with connecting door the downstairs cloakroom. The elegant sitting room is positioned adjacent to the drawing room, and has the benefit of an impressive brick inglenook fireplace and a double aspect, with an attractive bay window overlooking the rear gardens. The separate dining room also features a double aspect and is located adjacent to the spacious kitchen/breakfast room; fitted with a good range of wooden units, with granite work surfaces over, incorporating a Butlers sink and integrated dishwasher, and comprises a large island unit providing further storage and including a breakfast bar and an induction hob. A brick recess houses the oil-fired Raeburn, which also supplies the domestic hot water and central heating. There is further space for a fridge-freezer and family breakfast table, with double doors from the breakfast area to the patio and gardens. A cosy ‘snug’ adjoins the kitchen, which is finished with beautiful oak flooring. A staircase from the drawing room leads to the first floor landing, which gives access to three of the four bedrooms and the family bathroom, comprising a corner bath, WC, bidet and wash basin. Bedrooms two and three have a delightful, bright, double aspect, with all bedrooms enjoying an aspect over the gardens and beyond. A connecting door from bedroom three links to the master bedroom (which can also be accessed by a separate staircase from the kitchen), with a triple aspect offering spectacular views over the surrounding forest, and a modern en-suite shower room fitted with a an over-sized shower cubicle featuring a hand-held shower attachment and overhead rainwater style shower, double vanity sink unit and WC, finished with most attractive mosaic-style tiling.
To the front of the property is a double-entrance gravel driveway, and an adjacent front garden which is lawned, with a lovely pond surrounded by plants and shrubs. The beautiful rear garden adjoins paddocks providing a lovely rural backdrop, and features a patio to the side and rear of the property, bordered by an abundance of established plants and shrubs, with two wooden arches leading to the extensive lawn. Within the grounds are a thatched stable block with adjoining store and a large detached garage/workshop. A gate from the side garden leads to the large vegetable garden, enclosed by mature hedging. The grounds amount to 1.3 acres.


Property ref: 121_1876_3495152

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30 March 2016

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Nearest station

  • Hinton Admiral (8.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Spencers Of The New Forest, Ringwood

42 High Street, Ringwood, BH24 1AG

01425 545037 Local call rate

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