Hillbury Road, Alderholt, Fordingbridge, SP6

£490,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
NO FORWARD CHAIN - A delightful three-bedroom detached period home, offering approximately 2000sqft of accommodation and set in private, beautifully landscaped gardens approaching half an acre. Situated on the edge of the village adjacent to paddocks, this well-maintained home, which we believe dates back to the 18th century, offers spacious and versatile accommodation and retains much of its charm and character, including exposed beams and open fireplaces.

Alderholt is a small village situated in a rural retreat near to Fordingbridge and the New Forest. The easily accessible A338 provides a direct link to the larger market town of Ringwood (approximately 6 miles south) with a comprehensive range of shops and leisure facilities and two supermarkets, and to the cathedral city of Salisbury (approximately 8 miles north) with mainline railway station direct to Waterloo, London. A good minor road from Alderholt provides an alternative route for direct, easy access onto 'A' roads leading to Bournemouth and Poole. The scenic coastal towns of Christchurch and Bournemouth are also easily accessible, being approximately 16 miles south via the A338, offering beautiful beaches and coastal walks. London is approximately two hours distant by car via the M27 and M3.

The entrance hall has a useful storage cupboard and gives access to the ground floor bathroom, comprising a four-piece suite and quarry tiled floor. Also giving access to the spacious double aspect living room featuring an original inglenook fireplace with wood-burning stove and exposed ceiling beams. A staircase rises from here to two of the three first floor bedrooms. The adjacent conservatory provides another delightful sitting area offering wonderful views of the private gardens. An inner hall has a second staircase to the third bedroom and first floor bathroom and gives access to the second reception room/family room, which also comprises an inglenook fireplace with open fire and exposed ceiling beams. The impressive kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an excellent range of wooden units with granite work surfaces over, incorporating a Butlers sink. There is an Aga/range style cooker and additional appliances, all included in the sale. Adjacent is a lobby/boot room with access to the gardens, with a connecting door to a useful study area. Also, to the ground floor is a shower room comprising a walk-in shower, vanity wash basin and WC with heated towel rail and tiled flooring. All three double bedrooms have a delightful aspect over the gardens. The first-floor bathroom comprises a modern suite including a free-standing roll top bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, twin sink units, WC, a heated towel rail and is finished with Oak flooring.

All mains services

Energy Performance Rating: D Current: 65 Potential: 85

Council Tax Band: F

The property was re-thatched in 2016 and has a 10 year guarantee

The property is approached via a gravel drive providing parking for several vehicles. There is access at either side of the property to the beautiful landscaped gardens, consisting of an extensive lawn interspersed with established shrub and flower beds and a number of trees. There is a stone patio adjacent to the rear of the cottage which enjoys much privacy and a south-easterly aspect. The grounds amount to approximately 0.4 of an acre.

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