Beckley, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23

£599,995

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A DELIGHTFUL DETACHED PERIOD COTTAGE, OFFERING SURPRISINGLY SPACIOUS AND CHARMING ACCOMMODATION TO INCLUDE 3 RECEPTION ROOMS & 4 BEDROOMS, WITH THE BENEFIT OF DELIGHTFUL, WELL STOCKED COUNTRY STYLE GARDENS, SITUATED IN A LOVELY, YET CONVENIENT, SEMI-RURAL LOCATION WITHIN THE NEW FOREST NATIONAL PARK

A DELIGHTFUL DETACHED PERIOD COTTAGE, OFFERING SURPRISINGLY SPACIOUS AND CHARMING ACCOMMODATION TO INCLUDE 3 RECEPTION ROOMS & 4 BEDROOMS, WITH THE BENEFIT OF DELIGHTFUL, WELL STOCKED COUNTRY STYLE GARDENS, SITUATED IN A LOVELY, YET CONVENIENT, SEMI-RURAL LOCATION WITHIN THE NEW FOREST NATIONAL PARK

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION

This stunning period property, which we believe dates back to the 1700s has been extended, greatly improved and well maintained by the Current Owners, who have been in occupation for approximately 35 years. This charming and characterful home offers delightful accommodation with many character features to include a triple aspect Sittiing Room with a feature wood burning stove and attractive timber ceiling beams, a separate Dining Room, a Kitchen with an adjacent Breakfast Room, four good size Bedrooms with the benefit of an En Suite Shower Room to the Master, and a modern Family Bathroom. The property occupies a secluded plot with well stocked, Southerly aspect, country style gardens, of which most principal rooms enjoy a delightful outlook. In addition there is a driveway to the rear and a Detached Workshop with an attached Utility Room (which in our opinion could be utilized for a multitude of purposes).

The property enjoys a rural, yet convenient, location within The New Forest National Park. The bustling town of New Milton, which offers a diverse range of facilities, along with a useful mainline Rail Station, is approximately two and half miles distant, the beautiful Priory Town of Christchurch with its renowned harbour is approximately 5 miles to the South-West, whilst the A35 crosses the open forest connecting the coastal resort of Bournemouth with Southampton and, in turn, the M27 and M3 Motorway networks.

INTERNALLY: Accessed via a hardwood front door, the Entrance Vestibule, which benefits from a large walk-in storage cupboard and attractive tiled flooring, offers a staircase to the First Floor and doors to the Ground Floor accommodation.

A spacious Sitting Room enjoys a triple aspect with a window to providing a pleasant outlook over the garden, a door providing external access and an additional window to the side, to one wall is a feature recessed fireplace facilitating an ornate wood burning stove upon a tiled hearth, there are feature ceiling timber beams and a number of wall light points.

The Dining Room enjoys a pleasant outlook over the garden and to one wall is a chimney breast with a timber mantel and a tiled hearth, in addition there is a selection of cupboards fitted into an adjacent recess.

The Kitchen, which again enjoys a pleasant outlook over the Garden, is fitted with a comprehensive range of cupboard and drawer units, complemented by a contrasting work surface with an inset sink/drainer unit. There is a fitted, stainless steel fronted, fan-assisted oven with a 4-ring electric hob and extractor hood over, there is also a fitted 'fridge and further complements include tiled splashbacks and tiled flooring.

The adjacent Breakfast Room enjoys a dual aspect with a window overlooking the garden and an additional window to the rear, there is a feature timber ceiling beam, a stable style door providing external access, space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tiled flooring.

The First Floor Landing, which benefits from a hatch providing access to the loft space and a window to the rear, serves the First Floor accommodation.

The sizeable Master Bedroom features a vaulted ceiling with timber beams and enjoys a dual aspect with a pleasant outlook over the garden and an additional window to the side. A door opens to the En Suite Shower Room which is fitted with a matching 3-piece suite to include a shower cubicle, a close coupled W.C. and a wall mounted wash hand basin, there is a window to the rear and further complements include part tiled walls and part tiled flooring.

Bedroom Two is a light and airy room enjoying a triple aspect with windows to three sides, it also benefits from fitted wardrobes. Bedroom Three is a smaller double room, again enjoying a pleasant outlook over the garden, whilst Bedroom Four, which is a good size single room, again enjoys a pleasant outlook to the front and benefits from a selection of fitted bedroom furniture to include a wardrobe and a desk with drawers under and cupboard storage over.

The impressive Bathroom has been recently re-fitted with a matching white suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer taps over, a wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with cupboard storage under and a close coupled W.C. with a concealed cistern. There is a window to the front and further benefits include inset downlighters, wall mounted storage cupboards, a ladder style radiator/towel rail and attractive tiled effect flooring.

EXTERNALLY: Accessed from the road via a timber pedestrian gate, the delightful Southerly aspect country style garden is well stocked with an abundance of colourful shrub and flower borders and is well enclosed by a selection of mature shrubs and trees, allowing an excellent degree of seclusion. In addition there is a fish pond, an aluminium framed Greenhouse and an allotment area.

A driveway to the rear provides Off Road Parking for a number of vehicles and leads to a useful gated storage area. There is an attractive outside Workshop with a vaulted ceiling providing additional storage, fitted with power and lighting and benefiting from windows to both the front and the rear. There is an adjacent Utility/Store Room, with windows to both the front and side.

THE ACCOMMODATION AND APPROXIMATE ROOM SIZES: ENTRANCE HALL, SITTING ROOM: 21'7" x 11'9" (6.58m x 3.58m), DINING ROOM: 10'10" x 10'7" (3.3m x 3.23m), KITCHEN: 10'10" x 9'1" (3.3m x 2.77m), BREAKFAST ROOM: 11'7" x 9'11" (3.53m x 3.02m), FIRST FLOOR LANDING, MASTER BEDROOM: 13'0" (3.96m) plus door recess x 11'9" (3.58m), EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM, BEDROOM TWO: 12'7" x 10'10" (3.84m x 3.3m), BEDROOM THREE: 10'0" x 8'9" (3.05m x 2.67m), BEDROOM FOUR: 8'7" x 8'7" (2.62m x 2.62m) maximum, FAMILY BATHROOM, WORKSHOP: 18'1" x 8'10" (5.51m x 2.69m), UTILITY ROOM/STORE: 8'10" x 8'9" (2.69m x 2.67m).

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