Kent Lane, Harbridge, Ringwood, BH24

£575,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
**SHORT WALK TO AVON VALLEY FOOTPATH** Situated in the peaceful and semi-rural hamlet of Harbridge, with nearby access to the Avon Valley footpath; a picturesque 34 mile walk from Salisbury to Christchurch, and offering beautiful walks to the Ringwood forest and New Forest. This charming period home has been refurbished and extended in recent years and has been finished to a high standard throughout, with quality fixtures and fittings including; Travertine bathroom tiles, solid wood floors, wood burning stoves, feature cast iron fireplaces, an oak fitted kitchen and modern bathroom suites. Set in good sized gardens of approx a third of an acre and further benefiting from an indoor endless pool with views over neighbouring farmland, ample off-road parking and a large detached garage. Energy Performance Rating: B

The property is most pleasantly positioned within the quiet and rural Hamlet of Harbridge, surrounded by farmland and countryside, with beautiful views. Harbridge is conveniently located approximately 3½ miles from the quaint town of Fordingbridge which encompasses a delightful range of shops and cafes, and approximately 3½ miles from the larger market town of Ringwood, with an excellent array of high street and independent shops, restaurants and leisure facilities and both towns benefit from outstanding state schools. The beautiful Ringwood Forest, which incorporates Moors Valley Country Park and golf course, is approximately 1.5 miles distant and the stunning New Forest is just a short drive away, both providing acres of heath and woodland for a wide range of outdoor pursuits including walking, cycling and horse riding. For the commuter, the nearby A338 provides links to the larger coastal towns of Bournemouth (approx. 10 miles south), Salisbury (approximately 18 miles north) and Southampton (approx. 20 miles east via the A31/M27). The M27 and M3 give access to London, which is approximately a two hours' drive. There are national airports and mainline railway stations at both Bournemouth and Southampton, and regular National Express coaches depart from Ringwood to London Victoria.

An oak front door gives access to the entrance vestibule with a quarry tiled floor. The dining hall features a wood-burning stove and is finished with solid wood flooring – which continues in the living room and master bedroom. The adjacent kitchen is fitted with a good range of oak units with most attractive sandblasted granite work surfaces over. Appliances include a hydro tap (providing instant hot and chilled water), an integrated dishwasher and water softener, with provision for a range style cooker, wine cooler and an American style fridge/freezer. A hatch and pull down ladder give access to a large loft space. Leading off the kitchen is a spacious conservatory, offering lovely views across surrounding countryside. Both the kitchen and conservatory have beautiful Travertine tiled flooring with underfloor heating. The living room is a bright and spacious room comprising a wood-burning stove and with bi-fold doors opening to the gardens, providing a view towards the neighbouring fields. A built in wine rack between the living room and kitchen is an attractive feature. The impressive master bedroom comprises a superb range of oak fitted wardrobes and drawers and a cast-iron fireplace. The en-suite/wet room is fitted with a quality suite, including; a digital shower, an oak washstand/sink with electric tap, WC and chrome heated towel rail. A cupboard houses the boiler. The second bedroom is also a double room featuring a cast iron fireplace, and is served by the family bathroom, comprising a four piece suite including; an oak washstand/double sink with electric taps, an oversized shower cubicle, bath and WC and underfloor heating. There is also a linen cupboard and chrome heated towel rail.

The private grounds amount to approximately a third of an acre. To the front of the property is a gravelled area providing parking for numerous vehicles. There is access at both sides of the property to the extensive gardens, which are mainly laid to lawn, interspersed with shrubs and trees, including fruit trees, with a patio adjacent to the dining room. An outbuilding with Travertine wall and floor tiles houses the endless pool - which incorporates two jacuzzi seats, enjoying wonderful views over neighbouring farmland. A bathroom suite comprises an oversized shower, wash basin and WC. There are solar panels fitted to the pool house roof and to the roof of the main house, which subsidise the electricity supply. To the rear of the garden is a large detached garage, accessed from a second entry point from the road, with twin opening doors, a personal door to the side, power and light, and woodstore. There is a further area of parking in front of the garaging. Other outbuildings include; wooden kennels, a shed and a greenhouse.

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