North Gorley, New Forest, Hampshire

£775,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
SUMMARY A well presented three bedroom detached chalet style house in a well stocked garden plot of approximately 1/4 acre enjoying far reaching forest views, and with adjoining access to about 1.7 acres of paddocks, with stable/tack room and a water supply. The paddocks benefit from direct access to an adjacent forest track, providing the opportunity to ride out onto the surrounding open forest and country lanes. The house was originally built in the 1970's, with a recent dining room extension approached from the kitchen, which has also been updated. The property benefits from oil fired central heating and Upvc double glazing. There is also still scope to extend the property subject to the necessary consents.

SITUATION North Gorley is an idyllic forest hamlet in the New Forest National Park. This beautiful forest hamlet is more or less equidistant between Ringwood and Fordingbridge, both market towns within Hampshire. The area offers easy access to hectares of heathland and forest and is also within easy reach the Blashford Lake Nature Reserve. Within this area there is a well reputed farm shop and a choice of fine country style pubs, including the 16th Century Royal Oak, among many other local attractions including the New Forest Water Park. The popular day and boarding coeducational school, both Moyles Court and Hyde Junior School are within close proximity and also the well reputed state schools of Ringwood or Fordingbridge are within a short drive. For commuters there is easy access onto the major routes of the A31 and M27 nearby as well as Bournemouth and Poole renowned for their award winning sandy beaches.

ACCOMMODATION An enclosed front entrance porch with tiled step and half glazed front door with letterbox, a further panelled/glazed door leads directly into the entrance hall; built in double cloaks cupboard with louvre doors, staircase to the first floor, under stairs airing cupboard with slatted shelving and hot water cylinder, doors lead to; the shower room; corner low flush suite, wash hand basin, corner quadrant shower cubicle with sliding glazed doors and thermostatic shower valve, tiled flooring. Ground floor bedroom three/study is approached directly from the entrance hallway. The sitting room enjoys a dual aspect with far reaching views, including views across the aforementioned paddocks, brick built open fireplace, wall mounted shelving. Access from the sitting room via a multi pane door leads directly into the sun lounge; Upvc double glazed windows with fitted vertical blinds/sun blinds, sliding Upvc double glazed doors lead onto the paved patio, tiled flooring and lovely views of the well stocked side and rear garden areas. A multi pane door from the entrance hall leads into the kitchen/dining room; oak hardwood worktops with an under mounted butler style sink unit, cream finish shaker style cupboard and drawer units beneath the work surfaces and matching wall hung kitchen cabinets with pelmet lighting, integrated dishwasher, space/plumbing for a washing machine, integrated Neff fan assisted electric double oven in tall housing, adjacent space for a tall fridge/freezer, four ring halogen hob with recirculating extractor unit above, walk in shelved pantry cupboard. The dining room extension has a dual aspect with lovely far reaching views of the paddocks and beyond, vaulted ceiling with a sky light window, tiled flooring, double glazed French doors with vertical blinds, leads onto the patio, a further door leads into boot room with a further return door into the sitting room. The first floor with a landing window with fitted roller blind offers a lovely far reaching view, hatch to attic space. The bathroom has a Heritage three piece suite, including a bath with period style mixer taps/shower attachment, low flush wc and vanity unit with pivoting mirror above, oak effect vinyl floor covering. Bedroom one is a dual aspect room, and has a lovely view across the paddocks and fields, eaves cupboard with clothes rail and fitted double wardrobe with box cupboard above. Bedroom Two has a built storage cupboard.

EXTERNALLY A five bar gate leads onto a loose gravel parking area, which in turn leads to the detached garage adjacent to the house. A Upvc framed double glazed conservatory, currently in use as a greenhouse/potting store, is attached to the side of the garage. The beautiful well stocked garden, which extends to about 1/4 acre, wraps around the house and is predominantly laid to lawn, interspersed with flower and shrub borders. There are also various ornamental trees including a rather fine Magnolia, and also several paved patio areas. The rear garden area is elevated above the adjoining paddock with far reaching views. There are access points from the garden into the paddocks which extend to about 1.7 acres, and includes a stable/tack room, as well as a water supply and several open sided hay stores. A gate from the paddocks provides access to an adjacent forest track, providing opportunities for riding out onto the open forest and surrounding country lanes.

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