Poulner Common, Ringwood, Hampshire


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  • Bedrooms: 5
SUMMARY A beautifully presented detached five double bedroom country residence standing in grounds and paddocks of approximately 1.72 acres. The property has been comprehensively refurbished to a demanding specification by the present owners during their occupancy and is tastefully decorated throughout with the added benefit of main services, including gas fired central heating. The versatile accommodation, which would also be ideal for a purchaser with a dependent relative, is arranged over two floors, including a Master bedroom suite with a dressing room and ensuite shower room. A recently refitted contemporary kitchen/breakfast room. Three further first floor double bedrooms are served by a luxury family bathroom. Ground floor bedroom and Study. Outside the property offers a carriage driveway with plenty of parking, a detached double garage complex and a stable block, which is currently configured as an open plan studio room.

SITUATION Conveniently located in countryside within the Western escarpment conservation area, on the fringe of the New Forest National Park. Approximately one and a half miles from Ringwood Town Centre, which has a weekly market and also offers an eclectic mix of independent, and national retailers, including Waitrose, Sainsbury and Lidl, as well as numerous cafe's, bars and restaurants that offer a diverse culinary choice. There are frequent express coach services to London, Heathrow and Gatwick. The property is also well placed for access to the A31 for Bournemouth and the South Coast via A338, the Cathedral City of Salisbury via A338 and Southampton via M27. Locally there is a parade of shops at Poulner, including a Tesco Express and Poulner Junior School, both within walking distance. The area is also served by the Ringwood Academy School and Moyles Court, an independent junior and senior School.

ACCOMMODATION Jettied front entrance porch, hardwood front entrance door with lozenge window, coachlight with security sensor leads into the entrance vestibule, rustic style internal door leads into: The dual Easterly and Westerly aspect L shaped living room; feature inglenook fireplace with recently installed wood burning stove. Adjacent wall mounted display shelving with provision for a wall hung widescreen television. LVT 'Quickstep' oak effect flooring. Door to study, that overlooks the rear garden, rolled edge laminated work surfaces, deep built in shelved double storage cupboard, LVT 'Quickstep' oak effect flooring. Return door from the living room leads into further hallway (mentioned later). From the entrance vestibule a further door leads into the family room area and the kitchen/breakfast room; The family room area has a former inglenook fireplace with beam above, recess with provision for a television. Porcelain tiled flooring, front aspect window, deep shelved cupboard. A door from the family room area leads into the utility room; Caple American style fridge freezer, 'Armitage Shanks' Belfast style sink unit with granite surround, work surface with cupboards beneath, further granite work surface with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, range of fitted storage cupboards, one of which houses the Halstead Gas fired central heating boiler and programmer, high wall mounted electricity RCD consumer unit, external door into the rear garden. A wide opening from the family room area also flows into the kitchen/breakfast room; recently comprehensively refurbished with contemporary style units, slim granite work surfaces and back stands, inset white 'Bristan' one and a half bowl sink unit and 'Bristan' mixer/rinser tap, integrated 'Bosch' dishwasher, gloss finish cupboard and drawer units beneath the work surfaces including a 'magic corner', matching wall hung kitchen cabinets with LED under lighting, LED plinth lighting, integrated wine cooler fridge, Neff fan assisted oven/grill, adjacent Neff microwave oven with warming drawer beneath, tall integrated refrigerator, centre island breakfast bar, integrated Neff induction hob, updraft extractor, concealed power point tower, porcelain flooring, fitted double larder cupboard. Plenty of space for breakfast table and chairs, picture window overlooks the rear garden with adjacent door onto the patio.

A secondary front entrance leads into a hallway, which is also approached from the living room; staircase with glazed balustrade rises to the first floor landing, under stairs recess, rustic style internal doors lead to: Ground floor bedroom five, dual aspect room with fitted bedroom furniture, including a dressing table, double wardrobe and storage cupboards/shelving. Ground floor cloakroom; half tiled, wall hung low flush wc with concealed cistern, contemporary style vanity unit with grey granite surround.

From galleried first floor landing, front and rear aspect windows, access to under eaves storage space, hinged access with ladder to attic space, doorway opening to bedrooms three and four and further door way opening to bedroom two and the master bedroom suite; fitted bedroom furniture, including two fitted wardrobes, centre shelved storage cupboard, display surface with six drawer units beneath, provision for a wall hung television, built in airing cupboard with an unvented hot water cylinder and slatted shelving, steps lead up to a dual aspect dressing room, shelved storage cupboard to either side of the dormer bay window, and a range of drawer and cupboard units, door leads to the ensuite shower room; wash hand basin, mirror above with jewelled surround and LED down lighting, double shower cubicle with thermostatic shower valve, low flush wc with concealed cistern, fitted towel rail. Bedroom two; has a lovely view across the rear garden, fitted bedroom furniture, oak finish double wardrobe, provision for a wall hung television, deep shelved storage cupboard. The family bathroom; Duravit sanitary ware; corner bath with granite surround, vanity unit with granite surround, mirror with jewelled surround above and further granite shelf, wall hung low flush wc with a concealed cistern, corner shower with glazed side screen and thermostatic shower, shaver socket, two wall mounted towel rails, front aspect obscured glazed window. As previously mentioned bedrooms three and four, which are both double bedrooms are both approached from the first floor landing via an inner landing with further access to loft space.

EXTERNALLY The property is approached over a loose gravelled carriage driveway, with a 'centre island' paddock enclosed by post a rail fencing, where there is sited a stable block, originally two loose boxes and a tack room, which has been reconfigured to create studio room, with electric power and light, which may be suitable to be used as a home office. Either side of the carriage driveway are bounded by mature shrub borders, there is an ornamental well feature, and access to a double garage complex, as well as two large timber built garden stores. Immediately abutting the South West corner of the house is an enclosed paved patio and barbecue area, whilst the rear garden is laid to two expanses of lawn enclosed by wicket and post and rail fencing, the latter, effectively a secondary paddock area has a small copse at its centre, once again enclosed by post and rail fencing. There is security lighting around the perimeter of the house, which also benefits from a burglar alarm.

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