Chapel Rise, Avon Castle, Ringwood


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  • Bedrooms: 5
SUMMARY An extremely spacious five bedroom split level chalet style detached house standing impressively in a garden plot of approximately half an acre. The versatile accommodation is arranged over three floors with gas fired central heating, PVCu double glazed windows, and labour saving PVCu soffits, facias, guttering and downpipes. The property features a large West aspect split level Lounge/Dining room, with a striking pine raked vaulted ceiling, opening directly onto a full width enclosed sun deck, and also has the benefit of an integral double garage approached over a carriage driveway offering plentiful off road parking. The gardens, that are also split level, are lightly wooded, interspersed with mature shrubs, ornamental trees and areas of lawn, which provides seclusion from neighbouring properties. There is scope for a certain amount of updating and redecoration to suit one's own personal taste.

SITUATION Avon Castle is a prestigious residential area within the Avon Valley, lying approximately two miles from the thriving historic market town of Ringwood, with its diverse range of cafe's, bars, restaurants and high street independent retailers, as well as branches of Waitrose, Sainsburys And Lidl. The property is located within a five minute drive of the A31 for Bournemouth, the South Coast and Salisbury (via the A338), the M27 for Southampton and London via the M27/M3. Main line railway stations at Christchurch and Brockenhurst provide access to London in approximately one and a half hours, or alternatively express coach services from Ringwood link the Capital, Heathrow, Gatwick, and various other regional centres. Recreational amenities nearby includes the Castleman Trailway, and Avon Valley/Moors Valley country parks. The New Forest National Park is also readily accessible via the A31.

ACCOMMODATION Steps lead up from the carriage driveway at the front of the house to the covered porch and port cullis style front entrance door. Coach light. Full height hardwood framed double glazed side panel windows.Leading into;

Entrance Hall | Open tread hardwood staircase rises via half landing to the first floor. Built in triple cloaks cupboard. Doors to;

Cloakroom | White suite. Close coupled wc. Vanity unit with basin and triple cabinet beneath. Heated towel rail. Tiled floor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Triple aspect (South, North and East). Laminated rolled edge worktops. Inset single drainer sink. Integrated four ring electric hob. Whirlpool extractor canopy above. Integrated Zanussi eyeline electric fan assisted double oven/grill. Adjacent larder cupboard with racking. Hotpoint dishwasher. Comprehensive range of cream colour finish shaker style cupboards and drawers, including a corner carousel. Matching wall hung kitchen cupboards. Further space for tall fridge and freezer units.

Split Level Lounge/Dining Room | In the dining area: Dark oak effect vinyl flooring. Ample space for a dining table and chairs. PVCu double glazed window views onto the Westerly aspect sun deck. Opaque glazed balustrade. Adjacent step down to the lounge: An impressive open plan living space with a pine raked and vaulted ceiling. Impressive Purbeck stone fireplace with cast iron fire basket. Adjacent fitted shelving. PVCu double glazed sliding patio doors create 'a wall of glass' and provide direct access to the enclosed sun deck. TV aerial point. Further window overlooks the rear garden.

Ground Floor Bedroom Four | Double bedroom. Dark oak effect vinyl floor covering. Fitted double wardrobe. Fitted bookshelves. Rear garden aspect.

Master Bedroom | Triple wardrobes with box cupboards above. Oak effect vinyl floor covering. Front South aspect window. Two further side aspect windows. Louvre door into;

Ensuite Bathroom | Half tiled. White suite. Corner bath with heritage style mixer/shower attachment. New Team electric shower valve above. Roca pedestal basin. Roca close coupled wc. Mirror and wall light above. Shaver socket. Double built in airing cupboard with slatted shelving. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Vinyl floor covering.

Staircase from the entrance hall leads to the lower ground floor vestibule. Doors to:

Study | PVCu double glazed window and door to;

Integral Double Garage | Electric up and over door. Wall mounted electricity consumer unit. Personal external access side door. A recessed area at the back of the garage with doorway opening leads into;

Utility Room | Single drainer sink unit. Floor mounted Gledhill mains pressure water storage cylinder. Wall mounted Viessmann gas fired central heating boiler. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Oak effect vinyl floor covering. Rear garden aspect PVCu double glazed window.

First Floor Landing | Deep built in wardrobe. Adjacent shelved linen cupboard. Doors to;

Bedroom Two | A double bedroom. Front South aspect. Two built in wardrobes with under eaves storage space. Oak effect laminated flooring.

Bedroom Three | A double bedroom dual aspect. Rear aspect views into the lounge area. Built in double wardrobe with box cupboards above. Fitted dressing table.

Bedroom Five | A single bedroom currently configured as an office/study. Front South aspect. Opaque patterned glass window provides borrowed light to the landing.

Bathroom | Soft cream coloured suite. Close coupled wc. Panelled bath. Glazed side screen. Mira 'zest' electric shower valve. Vanity unit with shelf above. Mirror with a strip light. Shaver socket. Heated towel rail.

EXTERNALLY The property is approached over a carriage driveway that extends across the full width of the front of the house, which provides plentiful off road parking, and is bounded by a rockery, ground cover shrubs, including heathers, ornamental trees and mature evergreen hedging. The driveway also provides access to the integral double garage, alongside which is a hardstanding - ideal for a caravan or boat. In this area there are also sited two timber garden sheds, as well as a secondary access into the rear garden.

On the West side of the property is an enclosed raised sun deck, with steps down to a lower paved patio area, again flanked with ground cover shrubs and various ornamental conifers/trees, and where there is sited a further timber garden shed. From the sun deck a stepped pathway negotiates a steep bank leading into the rear garden, that is lightly wooded and comprises in the main of areas of lawn interspersed with ground cover shrubs. In total the house stands in split level grounds of approximately half an acre.

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