Rockford, Ringwood, Hampshire


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  • Bedrooms: 4
SUMMARY A beautifully presented four bedroom detached family residence enjoying an enviable location within the curtilage of the New Forest National Park. The property is constructed in the style of a period country cottage residence, presenting brick faced elevations under a slate tiled roof with double glazed windows with those to the front elevation benefitting from fitted plantation shutters, and oil fired central heating. The house offers well planned and tastefully decorated accommodation arranged over two floors extending to approximately 2000 square feet, with every modern convenience.

SITUATION The property is situated in Rockford, an idyllic hamlet within the western edge of the New Forest National Park. The area offers easy access to Ringwood, the historic market town in Hampshire and the New Forest with hectares of heathland and forest. Within this area there are plenty of country style Inns and fine eateries, not to mention the draw of the Ringwood's diverse culinary choice, cafes and pubs. The popular co-educational school, Moyles Court is approximately half a mile from this property and the well reputed state schools of Ringwood or Fordingbridge are a short drive away. For commuters there is easy access to the major routes of the A31 and M27 nearby as well as Bournemouth and Poole renowned for their award winning sandy beaches.

ACCOMMODATION A covered front entrance porch leads into the entrance hallway with a cloaks cupboard, further understair storage cupboard and cloakroom, oak internal doors lead to principle ground floor rooms.The dual aspect sitting room features an attractive fireplace with wood burning stove, and sliding hardwood patio doors provide direct access to the rear garden. The kitchen/dining room is also approached from the entrance hall with a comprehensive range of floor and wall mounted kitchen cupboards and drawers, granite work surfaces/back stands, inset one and a half bowl sink unit and a peninsula style breakfast bar, integrated appliances include a Neff four ring halogen hob with stainless steel splash back and extractor canopy above, Bosch double oven, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, kitchen door to side access, in the dining area boasts an attractive vaulted/beamed ceiling, double patio doors open onto the rear patio area for al-fresco dining and from where there are views across the garden to fields beyond. There is a separate utility room with a further range of storage cupboards and a single drainer sink unit, space/plumbing for a washing machine, external side door provides access into the rear garden. The study/family room is located off of the entrance hallway at the front of the property and completes the well planned ground floor accommodation. A staircase rises out of the entrance hallway to the part galleried first floor landing; rear aspect view across the garden and fields beyond, built in airing cupboard, oak doors lead to the first floor accommodation which includes the four bedrooms, including the master bedroom with a view over the lakes to the front, fitted triple mirror fronted wardrobes, de-lux ensuite shower room; with shower cubicle/valve incorporating a steam function, sensor operated lighting, under floor heating. The remaining bedrooms are served by a fully tiled four piece bathroom suite; including a bath and shower cubicle, sensor operated lighting and underfloor heating.

EXTERNALLY The property enjoys a wide frontage with the front boundary secured by a substantial brick wall with brick pillars infilled with picket fencing. The property is approached via electric double gates and there is also a separate pedestrian gate, onto a gravel resin driveway which provides ample off road parking and provides access to the attached garage; up and over door, electric power and lighting, mezzanine storage and personal door into the garden to the rear. A side pathway extends from the driveway into the rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn for ease of maintenance, but with a large shaped area of paved patio abutting the rear of the property, that can also be accessed via the aforementioned sitting room and/or kitchen/dining room.

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