Ashley Heath, Ringwood, Hampshire

£485,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
SUMMARY A spacious detached three bedroom bungalow offering scope for modernisation and extension, subject to the necessary consents. The bungalow stands on a well secluded Westerly garden plot of approximately one third of an acre, which also offers plentiful off road parking and an attached double garage. The property offers well planned accommodation, with warm air gas fired central heating and mainly aluminium framed double glazed windows. No Onward Chain.

LOCATION Ashley Heath is situated on the outskirts of the market town of Ringwood. The area offers easy access to commuter routes which include the A31 to Southampton, Winchester and London and the A338 to Bournemouth and Poole. Ashley Heath High Street is within easy walking distance, reputedly the shortest high street in England and so too is a local convenience store & doctors surgery. Moors Valley Country Park is within the confines of Ashley Heath and offers an eighteen hole golf course, miniature railway line and many woodland walks which include The Castleman Trailway a beautiful and scenic heathland walk and cycle route. Adjoining Ashley Heath to the southern side you can also find the parish of St Leonards and St Ives along with Avon Heath Country Park, Dorset's largest country park.

ACCOMMODATION Storm porch with dressed Purbeck stone wall, coachlight and tiled step, leads via an obscured glazed front entrance door with matching side panel window with integral letterbox into the spacious entrance hall with doors to: The ground floor cloakroom; low flush wc and pedestal wash hand basin, double obscured glazed doors from the hall lead directly into the lounge; triple aspect with Westerly aspect aluminium framed double glazed picture window, views over the rear garden, adjacent aluminium framed double glazed patio doors provide access to the South facing patio, attractive Purbeck stone fire place with raised hearth, hardwood over mantle and adjacent raised display plinth, fitted flame effect gas fire, further double obscured glazed doors provide access to to the adjoining dining room.

The dining room has a Westerly garden aspect with direct access onto the aforementioned patio via aluminium framed double glazed patio doors, sliding multi pane glazed door also provides access into the kitchen/breakfast room; also accessed directly from the aforementioned entrance hall via a further multi pane glazed door; rolled edge laminated work surfaces with tiled splash backs, a comprehensive range of older style dark green finish laminated cupboard and drawer units, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, integrated Bosch four ring halogen hob, Bahko extractor canopy and Credaplan Europa 'eyeline' electric double oven/grill, space/plumbing for a dishwasher, further cupboard and drawer units and a brick built peninsula style split level breakfast bar, vinyl tiled floor, front aspect aluminium framed double glazed casement window with integrated Xpelair fan overlooks a well secluded Easterly aspect front garden. A further door from the kitchen provides direct access to a South facing brick built conservatory with timber framed single glazed windows and aluminium framed 'top openers', aluminium framed casement door provides direct access onto the patio and rear garden. The conservatory can also be accessed from the front of the property via a glazed door from the driveway leading to a passage way, which also provides alternative access to the utility room and the double garage. The utility room has a Belfast style stone sink unit with adjacent worktop and space/plumbing for washing machine. The double garage has a single piece metal 'up and over' door, electric power points and strip lighting as well as a fitted work bench with lathe.

From the aforementioned entrance hall a multi pane glazed door provides access to an inner hall; built in airing cupboard with slatted shelving and a factory lagged hot water cylinder/immersion heater, further cupboard houses the Johnson Starley warm air central heating boiler, hinged hatch/ladder to attic space, white panelled internal doors provide access to: The principle bathroom; step up to a panelled bath with glazed side screen and fitted Mira 'Jump' electric shower valve, concealed strip light above, vanity unit with double cupboard beneath and adjacent drawers, mirror and shaver socket above, electric heated towel rail. The master bedroom; fitted mirror fronted triple wardrobe with sliding doors, Westerly rear garden aspect, door to an en suite bathroom; Indian Ivory coloured suite; low flush wc, step up to a corner bath with gold plated fitments, thermostatic shower valve and shower curtain above, vanity unit with inset twin basins, mirror tiled splashback, cupboards above and beneath, adjacent linen cupboard with slatted shelving, further cupboards above and beneath, low flush wc with tiled shelf behind and adjacent shelved cupboard, electric heated towel rail. Bedroom two and three have an Easterly aspect and face the front garden, both are double rooms and both have fitted wardrobes with clothes hanging space and shelving.

EXTERNALLY The bungalow enjoys a wide frontage to the highway as well as a high degree of seclusion, and stands in a garden plot approaching one third of an acre. The front garden has plentiful driveway parking which leads to the aforementioned attached double garage alongside which there is further parking. The front garden is mainly to lawn interspersed with an array of ground cover shrubs and trees/ornamental trees. The Westerly aspect rear garden can be approached via slabbed pathway on the north side of the property. The rear garden is once again well secluded from neighbouring properties, and comprises of two slab paved patios immediately abutting the rear of the bungalow, which are connected by a slab paved pathway. The main patio, on the South West side can be accessed directly from the lounge, dining room and conservatory, with a brick built barbeque area and ornamental pond ( which would now benefit from renovation). The rear garden is in the main laid to lawn with a back drop of mature shrubs, bushes and trees. There is an area of secluded hardstanding in the north west corner of the garden which may be suitable for the erection of a garden shed or similar temporary outbuilding.

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