Ringwood, Hampshire

£450,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
SUMMARY A beautifully presented four bedroom, three reception room Edwardian semi detached house which retains a wealth of original period features, including period fireplace surrounds with cast iron grates, picture rails, stripped/waxed pine panelled internal doors and deep pine skirting boards and architraves. The well planned accommodation has been tastefully and sympathetically updated during the present owners occupancy, and benefits from full gas fired central heating linked to radiators with thermostatic valves. Subject to the necessary consents there may be potential to develop the substantial attic space to provide additional living accommodation. Externally the property has attractive low maintenance front and side garden areas and an enclosed rear garden with direct access from there to a detached garage and paviour parking.

SITUATION Situated within walking distance of the historic market town of Ringwood and the popular Ringwood Academy School, and also the local Primary School. Commuter routes are close at hand with easy access to London via the A31/M27 and further afield. The New Forest National Park is but a short drive with hectares of beautiful heathland and countryside offering spectacular walks, biking and riding as are the award winning sandy beaches of the Jurassic Coastline. There are many Nature Reserves within easy reach including the Blashford Lakes and the Wildlife Trust Sites. This location offers plentiful Country Inns and fine dining and many are within walking distance. Regular bus routes are within easy reach as is the coach service to London from Ringwood. Train Stations are from Christchurch or Bournemouth.

ACCOMMODATION The house is approached via a pedestrian gate and pathway leading to an attractive composite leaded light double glazed entrance door, which is approached from Middleton Road, to the side of which is a coach light, and which then leads directly into the spacious L shaped entrance hallway; 'Kardean' oak effect flooring, picture rail, staircase rises to the part galleried first floor landing, under stairs cupboard, high wall mounted cupboard with fuse board, stripped/waxed panelled doors with brass furnishings lead to all rooms; The sitting room enjoys a front South aspect with carved solid pine fireplace surround and cast iron grate and tiled hearth, fitted 'hobbit' stove, picture rail, Upvc double glazed bay windows, pine casement door leads to the South facing verandah style conservatory; with oak effect Upvc double glazed windows and roof panels, tiled flooring, original French doors lead from here into the study; also approached from the entrance hall, impressive period fire surround with cast iron grate and tiled inlays, fitted book shelving to the right hand side of the fireplace, provision for a wall hung television. The dining room also has a period fire surround with cast iron grate and tiled inlays, to either side of which are fitted book shelves and shelved cupboards, picture rails, Upvc side aspect window. The kitchen has modern 40mm laminated rolled edge work surfaces, and a double white enamel/stone 'butler style' sink unit with a swan neck monobloc mixer tap, space for a range style 900mm cooker, coloured glass back stand, statement exposed brick chimney breast with tempered glass shelving and breakfast bar, beneath the work surfaces are white gloss finish cupboard and drawer units, as well as a corner carousel, solid pine wall mounted shelving, and a Baxi gas fired central heating/domestic hot water boiler, 'Karndean' flooring, side aspect Upvc double glazed window, a further single glazed window views into conservatory and rear garden beyond, doorway opening leads into the utility room; rolled edge work surface with top mounted contemporary style sink with monobloc mixer tap, space/plumbing beneath for washing machine, dishwasher and tumble dryer, 'Karndean' flooring, built in shelved cupboard, pine/part glazed door leads into the ground floor shower room; low flush wc, corner wash hand basin, deep integral shelf with full height mirror tiling above, shower cubicle with glazed screen door and thermostatic shower valve, Upvc rear aspect double glazed window. The conservatory is approached from the utility room via a pine/multi pane door with full height Upvc Double glazed windows, and which overlooks the rear garden area. The part galleried L shaped first floor landing has solid pine stripped/waxed panelled doors leading to all rooms, picture rail, access to loft with ladder and part boarding. Bedroom one and three are good sized South facing double bedrooms with picture rails and Upvc double glazed windows, the latter with a pretty period fire surround and a cast iron grate. Bedrooms two and four are East facing double bedrooms, both with period fire surrounds/cast iron grates and Upvc double glazed windows, bedroom four also has a fitted single wardrobe and bookshelves to either side of a central chimney breast. The family bathroom is approached via step down from the landing, white suite comprising of low flush wc, vanity unit with cupboards beneath and large mirror above, panelled bath with glazed side screen and Aqualisa Quartz 10.5 electric shower valve above, ladder style heated towel rail, built in airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving, dual aspect Upvc double glazed windows.

EXTERNALLY The front and side garden areas are laid to low maintenance loose gravel interspersed with ground cover shrubs with boundaries secured by the original low brick garden walls topped with iron work railings. The rear garden is secured by high timber panel fencing and enjoys a good degree of privacy. A sandstone paved patio wraps around the conservatory and abuts the rear elevation beyond which are raised brick edged borders leading onto lawn, a timber screen gate from the rear garden leads to a blockwork paviour hardstanding immediately in front of a detached brick built garage with up and over door and a Upvc personal door that leads directly into the rear garden. The garage is approached from Middleton road.

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