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3 bedroom detached house for sale


Guide Price £535,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming detached period cottage
  • Sympathetically modernised and extended
  • Sought after New Forest village
  • 3 bedrooms (en suite to master)
  • 2 reception rooms and garden room
  • Separate detached cabin in garden
  • Landscaped gardens and parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming detached 3 bedroom period cottage which has been sympathetically modernised and extended in recent years with the benefit of a detached cabin in the garden and being sold with no forward chain.

One of the original detached forest cob cottages which has been the subject of considerable modernisation, extension and improvement, retaining original features but incorporating the benefits of modern day living. Works have included replacement windows, updated kitchen and sanitaryware and the installation of modern electric heating suplemented by a wood burning stove in the sitting room. A Garden Room adds to the flexibility of the living space whilst a detached Cabin in the garden could be used as a Home/Office or additional visitor accommodation with facilities. The gardens have also been the subject of a lot of work having been re-landscaped with new fencing, seating areas and incorporating a parking area for about 4 cars.

Hyde is one of a cluster of pretty villages in the scenic North-Western corner of the New Forest National Park, home to horses, ponies and donkeys that congregate about the village green. There is a reputable primary school a short distance away, as well as a garden centre with tea rooms. The neighbouring village of Frogham provides a public house and hall, whilst Fordingbridge (approximately 1 1/2 miles) offers shops, banks, health, leisure and educational facilities for most day-to-day needs. Communications in the area are good, with access to the regional centres of Salisbury, Bournemouth and Southampton, all of which supply mainline rail links to London (Waterloo) and international airports at the latter two. Those who enjoy walking, riding and cycling will find plenty of opportunity amidst the thousands of glorious acres within the National Park and there are several local golf and angling clubs.

Entrance Porch:
Wooden front door. Slate tiled floor.

Entrance/Dining Hall:
6.48m (21ft 3in) x 2.74m (9ft 9in)

5.18m (17ft 0in) x 1.83m (6ft 3in) Range of painted wooden units comprising cupboards and drawers. Butler's sink with mixer taps. Wooden work surfaces. Integrated dishwasher and plumbing for washing machine. Stoves range style cooker (Calor gas fired) with canopy over. Slate floor.

Sitting Room:
3.58m (11ft 9in) x 3.35m (11ft 3in) Wood burning stove.

Garden Room:
3.89m (12ft 9in) x 2.13m (7ft 6in) Tiled floor. Fitted shelving. Period wall beams.

Velux window.

Bedroom 1:
3.45m (11ft 4in) x 3.15m (10ft 4in) Vaulted ceiling. Cupboard housing pressurised hot water cylinder.

En-Suite Shower Room:
Wash hand basin with cupboard under. WC. Shower cubicle.

Bedroom 2:
3.61m (11ft 10in) x 3.15m (10ft 4in)

Bedroom 3:
4.09m (13ft 5in) x 2.39m (7ft 10in)

A stunning room with a black and white theme comprising freestanding bath with mixer tap and hand held shower. WC.

A gravelled driveway approaches the cottage and enclosed parking area for 4 cars. PLEASE NOTE: The driveway is also a bridleway over which Honeysuckle Cottage has vehicular rights of access.

The gardens are laid out in separate areas surrounding the cottage, with a small stream/spring running through in part. The area immediately around the cottage has been gravelled with a paved patio, log store, timber shed, whilst a rustic fence with bay hedging incorporates an arch and picket gate that leads onto a lawn surrounded by established flower/shrub borders. Access to the CABIN behind which is a further timber Shed. In addition there is a further area of garden approached via the parking area that is principally laid to lawns and the whole property is enclosed by hedging and fencing.

Detached Cabin:
Brick and Timber construction under a slate roof.

Verandah Entrance. Stable door into:-
Bed/Sitting Area 4.11m (13ft 6in) x 3.05m (10ft 9in) Vaulted ceiling. Ceramic tiled floor. Jotul woodburning stove. Step up to:-
Kitchenette/Preparation Area 3.35m (11ft 0in) x 2.74m (9ft 0in) Ceramic tiled floor. Tiled worktop with shelving under and space for a fridge. Open tread staircase to Loft. Door to:-
Wet Room 3.2m (10ft 6in) x 1.52m (5ft 7in) Ceramic tiled floor. Low level W.C. Contemporary style basin set on a timber plinth. Part ceramic and part timber walls. Wall mounted shower.
Loft Area 4.7m (15ft 5in) maximum x 1.83m (6ft 9in) Stairs rising into the centre of the area with restricted headroom.

Mains water and electrcity. Private drainage. Heating is provided by way of modern electric radiators.

Council Tax:
New Forest District Council. Tax Band: D.

Leave Fordingbridge travelling South on the A338. Turn left at the Hyde/Bickton crossroads and pass over the cattle grid. After approximately 1/4 mile turn right at the junction into Hungerford Hill and after approximately 200 yards the gated entrance to Honeysuckle will be found on the left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
06 May 2016

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