Horton Heath, Dorset

£700,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
SUMMARY A beautifully presented four bedroom detached bungalow standing on a garden plot approaching half an acre, including an enclosed yard (which subject to any consents required offers great potential for a variety of purposes). The property is tastefully decorated throughout and offers extremely versatile accommodation that includes ensuite shower rooms to bedrooms one and two. A large contemporary living space at the centre of the bungalow, incorporating a kitchen/dining room and family room, connects with all areas of the bungalow including a spacious living room with a vaulted ceiling, engineered oak flooring and Scandinavian wood burning stove. The bungalow benefits from oil fired central heating and Upvc double glazed windows throughout, and has quality internal finishes including flagstone flooring and oak internal doors. Externally there is plentiful off road parking, the aforementioned and useful large enclosed storage/ yard area and a garage/carport/studio room complex, which subject to the necessary contents may offer potential for a self contained annex. Vendor Suited.

SITUATION Horton Heath is a rural community about one mile from the larger centre of Three Legged Cross, which offers amenities including a convenience store, and Horton, about 2 miles away, with its famous landmark tower folly. The property is also well placed for vehicular access to the historic market towns of Ringwood and Wimborne, both offering a comprehensive range of retail shops and services, and also connections to the A31 for Bournemouth, the South Coast and West Country, with the M27 beyond for Southampton and Winchester. There are some lovely countryside nearby including the Moors Valley Country park, and the open spaces of Cranborne Chase or the New Forest National Park.

ACCOMMODATION A substantially built enclosed front entrance porch with a solid oak front entrance door with flagstone tiled floor leads via a further attractive oak internal door with stained glass/leaded light detailing directly into a vestibule area with access to bedroom two (mentioned later), and also into the open plan kitchen/dining room and family room area with flagstone tiled flooring and oak internal doors leading to all rooms. The Kitchen area offers solid granite work surfaces with tiled splash backs, under mounted one and a half bowl sink with swan neck mixer tap, integrated dishwasher, panelled cupboard and drawer units beneath the work surfaces, matching wall mounted kitchen cabinets, large integrated fridge and separate large integrated full size freezer, Rangemaster electric cooker with externally venting extractor canopy with three speed fan/light. The spacious sitting room is approached via triple bi-folding doors with a dual aspect overlooking the rear garden, engineered oak flooring, vaulted ceiling, installed Scandinavian wood burning stove on a flagstone tiled plinth, recess with provision for a wide screen television, with recessed footlights to either side, Upvc French doors provide direct garden access. Bedroom One overlooks the rear garden and has an ensuite shower room, with a white suite that includes a shower cubicle with a wall mounted shower valve, wash hand basin and low flush wc. Bedrooms three and four, double and single rooms respectively, are also approached from the aforementioned open plan dining/family room area, and are served by the main bathroom with a white three piece suite comprising of low flush wc, wash hand basin and panelled bath with glazed side screen and shower valve attachment, heated towel rail. Bedroom two, is approached from the entrance vestibule, front aspect with an ensuite shower room; white three piece suite comprising low flush wc, wash hand basin, shower cubicle with wall mounted shower valve, glazed door and side screen, heated towel rail.

EXTERNALLY The bungalow is approached via electric gates linked to a video entry phone, which leads directly to a substantial gravelled parking area for numerous vehicles, ahead of which double timber gates lead to a substantial storage compound that is enclosed by timber panel fencing. Immediately in front of the bungalow, which is slightly raised above the adjacent driveway, is a brick edged border planted with manicured box hedging, behind which a loose gravelled pathway extends across the front elevation of the bungalow. A detached garage/car port/ studio complex is located alongside the bungalow and is approached from the aforementioned driveway, double doors from the car port provide access into the rear garden, and between the bungalow and complex there is a further access into the rear garden. The studio room which has a connecting door into the garage, has a fitted sink inset into a work surface with space and plumbing beneath for a washing machine, there is also a separate wc with hand basin. Immediately abutting the rear of the bungalow is a substantial paved patio area with recessed lighting, low brick picket wall with centre steps down onto a large enclosed area of lawn inset with circular border with ground cover shrubs. In the top left hand corner of the garden there is an underground electricity and water supply which serviced a former stable block.

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