Ashley Heath, Ringwood, Hampshire

£475,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
SUMMARY A well presented three bedroom detached bungalow, originally built in the mid 1970's, standing on a Southerly aspect garden plot that extends to approximately 0.25 acres. The well planned and tastefully decorated accommodation includes a large open plan living room/ kitchen/dining room, and benefits from double glazing and gas fired central heating/hot water, supplemented by owned solar panels. Externally the established garden plot also offers plentiful off road parking leading to an extra large attached garage and the garden has direct access onto the Castleman Trailway. Subject to the necessary consents there is the potential for further extensions.

SITUATION The bungalow is located in a prime residential area within the village of Ashley Heath, which 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. Moors Valley Country Park is within walking distance 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 includes a cycle route. There is also a convenience store within easy reach by car. 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 A upvc front entrance door leads to an L-shaped entrance hall; oak flooring, shelved linen storage, telephone connection, hinged access with ladder to the part boarded attic space; gas fired central heating/domestic hot water boiler. From the entrance hall internal doors lead to; Open plan living room/dining room/kitchen; The feature room enjoys a light and airy triple aspect, double glazed patio doors provide direct access onto the patio and overlooks the South aspect rear garden. The kitchen area features a wall to wall Iroko hardwood work surface, inset circular single drainer sink, space and plumbing for a dishwasher beneath, four pan drawers, adjacent storage cupboard. A return work surface incorporates a Belling 8 burner range with dual oven and grill beneath, three speed extractor canopy above, adjacent larder cupboard, two double wall mounted kitchen cupboards above, tiled splashbacks, oak flooring. A sliding door leads into the utility room; dual aspect, twin casement doors provides access to both the driveway and rear garden, one and a quarter bowl sink unit, space and plumbing for a washing machine, tiled floor, further sliding door to the shower room; white suite: corner quadrant shower cubicle with twin shower valves, vanity unit, shaver socket, low flush wc, tiled floor, built in shelved cupboard, heated vertical towel rail. The bedrooms and bathroom are approached from the entrance hall: Bedroom one; a double room with a dual aspect, two fitted double wardrobes. Bedroom two is a double bedroom. Bedroom three overlooks the side garden area and has a fitted wardrobe. The bedrooms are served by a family bathroom; white suite with moulded bath, Triton Cara electric shower valve, Travetine limestone full tiled surrounds, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush wc, vertical heated towel rail, extractor fan.

EXTERNALLY The bungalow is quietly located at the head of a cul-de-sac in established gardens of approximately a quarter of an acre. The front garden has been cultivated with low maintenance in mind, and is mainly laid to a large level area of loose gravel. An adjacent tarmacadam driveway provides plentiful off road parking and leads to a large attached garage with an 'up and over' garage door and personal door into the rear garden. The rear garden is located on the South and East side of the property. Immediately abutting the rear of the bungalow is a paved patio, leading onto areas of lawn, and a hardstanding where there is sited a hot tub and green house. There may be scope on the East side of the bungalow for a further extension (subject to the necessary consents). Within the confines of the garden are a variety of evergreen shrubs, trees and bushes which provide seclusion. The well maintained boundaries are defined by close boarded fencing with mainly concrete posts. In the far corner of the rear garden is sited a wooden garden store, and an adjacent secure wooden gate provides direct access onto the Castleman Trailway, which follows the route of the former Ringwood railway line through to Upton Country Park in the borough of Poole, perfect for dog walkers and cyclists.

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