Woodgreen

£725,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Occupying a central village location is this beautifully maintained, detached residence, nestled in mature grounds approaching one acre and ideal for equestrian enthusiasts within the desirable New Forest Village of Woodgreen.

Owners' Comments

“This lovely bungalow has been a wonderful venue for our horses and has provided many happy memories.”

“The position of our home is beautifully secluded down an attractive adopted New Forest road with the most enchanting local walks nearby.”

Introduction

The property is particularly versatile in its accommodation and can provide the flexibility to tailor individual requirements with two large bedrooms on the first floor and two on the ground floor which could be utilised as receptions rooms if desired. Constructed in the 1960's and historically extended, Rose Croft boasts extensive accommodation in excess of 2,000 square feet presented to a high standard throughout with many rooms featuring a multiple aspect creating a light and airy feel. The accommodation comprises sitting and dining room, kitchen, four good sized bedrooms and two with ensuite facilities. The grounds have been modified for equestrian use comprising three stables, a tack room with a large double garage, ideal for conversion if required. With beautifully secluded grounds comprising an attractive stream dissecting the plot and specimen flowers and firs, this wonderful forest home is situated within the New Forest National Park with its wealth of outdoor pursuits and walks. Although rural in location, the property is within easy reach of outstanding educational establishments, both state and private including the Salisbury Grammar schools, and nearby commuter links including the A338 to Salisbury and Bournemouth and the M27 to London.

Description

The UPVC front door opens into the glazed porch with tiled floor, and a solid wooden door leads to the feature hall providing a bright welcoming entrance to the property. There is access to a large cloaks cupboard and separate airing cupboard hosting a pressurised cylinder and also access to the principal rooms. The triple aspect kitchen is impressive having been refitted with extensive granite worktops, with inset double stainless steel sink and hand crafted pine kitchen units. Integrated appliances include a Rangemaster oven with cookerhood and space for further appliances including washing machine, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The well designed kitchen also benefits from French doors to the garden featuring splendid views. The sitting room is centred upon an exposed brick Inglenook open fireplace whilst boasting a dual aspect from picture windows and French doors to the patio. A dual aspect dining room is an ideal venue for formal dining and could comfortably host a large table and chairs. There are two well proportioned bedrooms on the ground floor both with fitted wardrobes and one with bay window. Both are served by the family bathroom comprising panel enclosed bath with shower over, w/c and wash hand basin. The large landing provides ample room for seating with access to two dual aspect bedrooms both with ensuite bathroom facilities and fitted wardrobes.

Outside

Set in established grounds approaching an acre and set up for equestrian use, Rose Croft is approached via a wooden five bar gate. The gardens are screened by attractive trees and fencing providing a high degree of privacy and seclusion. The driveway accommodates several vehicles and provides access to the large double garage to the rear of the property with automated roller door, power, light, “gardeners' toilet” and utility room facilities. There is a patio area, adjacent to the rear elevation. The extensive lawn features a plethora of established herbaceous trees and shrub borders. Extensive outbuildings include three stables with power and water, separate tack room and variety of sheds. The grounds are dissected by a stream with a variety of wooden footbridges and two vehicular bridges providing access into a large expanse of lawn with a separate access gate onto the highway and further sheds, summer house and greenhouse.

Location

Rose Croft is nestled within extensive grounds in the picturesque New Forest village of Woodgreen, located within the idyllic and unspoilt North Westerly corner of the New Forest National Park. Woodgreen is a delightful thriving village providing a local pub, post office/village store, village hall, church and village green, yet is just a short drive away from the small town of Fordingbridge, comprising a comprehensive range of shopping facilities and amenities as well as good schooling. The surrounding New Forest offers thousands of acres of heath and woodland ideal for a variety of outdoor pursuits, particularly bike and horse riding.

The easily accessible A338 gives access to the cathedral city of Salisbury, with mainline railway station (approximately 8 miles north), and the bustling coastal towns of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Pool (approximately 18 miles south). Southampton is approximately 20 miles east (via the M27), and London approximately a two hour drive (via the M27/M3/M25).

Agents Notes

The property benefits from oil fired central heating and cavity wall insulation making this an energy efficient feature to the property. It is fully double glazed and served by a Klargester for drainage with surface water drainage via soakaways. There is an attractive stream running through the garden. The rateable value of the property is Band E.

Directions

From Fordingbridge head north on the A338. As you enter Breamore take the first turning on the right leading to Woodgreen. Turn immediately right before the Horse and Groom Public House into the High Street and the property can be found on the left after 80 metres.

For Sat Nav users SP6 2AU

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Charles Powell

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