Linford, Ringwood, Hampshire


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  • Bedrooms: 4
SUMMARY An attractive detached four bedroom chalet style residence standing in 'park like' grounds of approximately half an acre, falling within the curtilage of the New Forest National Park. The versatile accommodation includes ensuite shower rooms to the principle bedrooms, and benefits from full oil fired central heating and uPVC double glazed windows, soffits, facias, guttering and down pipes. The lounge/dining room with direct access onto an elevated full width terrace, kitchen/breakfast room and ground floor bedroom four all enjoy glorious views of the surrounding countryside. Externally, the property stands on a split level plot, with plentiful parking, a garage, and lovely rural vistas. The grounds to the South and West side of the property are mainly laid to lawned areas of garden, and where there is also sited a timber built studio room, which is an ideal space for use as a home office, or for quiet contemplation.

SITUATION Linford is a locally well known beauty spot, where ponies roam freely within the New Forest National Park. Linford is on the doorstep to hectares of forest and heathland, a haven for wildlife and fauna, and yet is under two miles from the historic market town of Ringwood, served by highly regarded state funded co-educational and private schools, and comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities. Commuter routes are close at hand with the A31 being within a few minutes car journey time, and then onto the M27 for Southampton, London and further afield. The international airport at Bournemouth is approximately eight miles away. Ringwood's connectivity is further enhanced by scheduled express coach services to London (Victoria), Heathrow and Gatwick, whilst local bus services connect nearby regional centres, including Bournemouth, Christchurch and the cathedral city of Salisbury.

ACCOMMODATION An enclosed front entrance storm porch, with an opaque double glazed entrance door leads via a doorway opening into the L shaped entrance hallway; waxed exposed pine floor boards, staircase rises to the first floor, oak veneered internal doors leads to all rooms. Ground floor bathroom; fully tiled, white suite with shower bath and curved glazed side screen, thermostatic shower valve, vanity unit and low flush wc with concealed cistern, both with fully tiled surround, wall hung mirror fronted medicine cabinet, heated towel rail, extractor fan. The lounge/dining room enjoys a dual aspect, uPVC double glazed French doors provide direct access onto a full width decked patio, where there are glorious countryside views, solid oak fireplace surround with fitted cast iron stove, slate tiled grate surrounds a raised hearth. The kitchen/breakfast room is approached from the entrance hall via bevelled glass multi-pane oak veneered door, in the breakfast area there is ample space for a breakfast table and chairs, from the deep bay window there are glorious countryside views, oak effect laminated work surfaces with cream coloured hand painted cupboards beneath and centre shelving, slate tile effect vinyl flooring flows into the kitchen area; oak effect laminated work surfaces with tiled splash backs and inset one and a half bowl single drainer sink, cream coloured hand painted base cupboard and drawer units, matching wall hung kitchen cabinets, Stoves 1100mm range style cooker with LPG gas hob, Stoves extractor canopy above with multi-speed fan/light, space/plumbing for a dishwasher, built in shelved pantry cupboard, rear garden aspect window, further multi-pane door leads into the utility room; uPVC external door which is also approached from the front terrace area, quarry tiled floor, space/plumbing for a washing machine, laminated work surface with corner cupboard beneath, further tall fitted shelved storage cupboards and cloaks cupboard. Ground floor bedroom three is approached from the entrance hall; rear South facing garden aspect, a double room, door leads into the ensuite shower room; fully tiled, corner quadrant shower cubicle with sliding glazed screen doors, Aqualisa electric shower, low flush wc, wall hung wash hand basin with oval mirror and strip light above, heated towel rail, extractor fan. Bedroom four, which is also on the ground floor is a double room and has a front bay window with countryside views.

The first floor landing has an attractive tiled display shelf and stairwell Velux skylight window. From the landing oak veneered doors lead to: The master bedroom; a double bedroom with Velux skylight window, wall to wall wardrobes with mirror fronted sliding doors, door leads into the ensuite shower room; fully tiled, corner shower cubicle with Mira 41s shower valve, corner low flush wc, wall hung wash hand basin, heated towel rail, Velux skylight window. Bedroom Two is also a double bedroom with Velux skylight window, access to under eaves storage space.

EXTERNALLY The property is approached over a gravelled driveway secured by twin battery operated electric gates, with an adjacent five bar pedestrian gate, which then leads to a gravelled parking area for numerous vehicles, and an adjacent detached garage. The main residence is located above the parking area, and is approached via steps, which to either side are well stocked raised central flower beds with a profusion of ornamental shrubs. A decked terrace abuts the full width of the front of the property, from where there are glorious views of the surrounding countryside. A paved pathway on the West side leads past the utility room, in the general area of which is sited the oil fired central heating boiler and 1100 litre oil storage tank, and onwards into the South facing rear garden which is split level and mainly laid to lawn. On the West side of the bungalow, immediately adjacent to the parking area there is a further expanse of lawn where there is sited a timber garden shed, steps from here with bollard lighting lead to upper tiers of lawn linked by gravel pathways and there is a good sized gravelled patio area adjacent to which is a substantially timber built double glazed studio room, which is ideal for use as a home office, with power, light and internet connectivity. At the top of the rear garden, and extending across its full width to the rear, a pleasant woodland walk has been created intersected by loose gravelled pathways and enjoys lovely views of the surrounding countryside. In total the grounds extend to approximately half an acre.

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