Ringwood, BH24 2AF

£450,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A most charming three-bedroom characterful cottage built in 1837, previously used as a village bakery now used as a stunning family home. The cottage is beautifully situated approximately one mile from the market town of Ringwood. The wonderful Castleman Trailway the former route of the old Dorchester to Southampton railway line a beautiful and scenic heathland walk and cycle path is close by and a great route for walking to town. The area offers good commuter links with easy access to the A31 to Southampton, Winchester and London and the A338 to Bournemouth, Poole and Dorchester and there are mainline train stations and international airports at Bournemouth and Southampton. The beautiful New Forest and the award-winning sandy beaches at Bournemouth are also within easy reach.

The cottage has been sympathetically refurbished in keeping with the age of the property cleverly mixed with modern day living. Decorated in neutral tones with handcrafted doubled glazed windows and doors, the accommodation comprises of a side entrance leading to the hall with a vaulted ceiling, a doorway leads into a utility/cloakroom with a WC, a solid oak worktop and cabinet space for a washing machine. The kitchen ceiling has been vaulted maximizing light and offers a range of shaker style base and wall mounted units, complimenting Corian work surfaces with a Belfast sink, an integrated Siemens oven, four ring induction hob and dishwasher, space for kitchen appliances, tiled splash back and tiled flooring, there is also a door leading to the rear garden. A real feature of the kitchen is the inglenook brick fireplace which was previously used as a baking station for the old village bakery. A doorway opens into the dual aspect sitting/dining room which overlooks both the front and rear aspects and has a wonderful feature fire place with an inset log burner, there is recessed shelving storage intelligently created by the owners along with an under stairs storage cupboard and a returning staircase rising to the first floor. The master bedroom is situated on the ground floor with a feature window overlooking the front aspect, the bedroom benefits from a beautifully fitted en-suite shower room with herringbone floor tiles.

The first-floor landing offers a good degree of natural lighting and provides access to the airing cupboard and the two double bedrooms, one of which overlooks the front and the other looks over the rear garden. These light and airy bedrooms are serviced by the generous family bathroom which has a vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, low level WC and bath with shower over.

The front of the property is approached via a single tarmac leading to a gravel driveway which provides ample off-road parking. The beautiful, south-westerly rear garden is completely secluded and surrounded by greenery. The garden is split into two levels, the first level having a sunny patio area ideal for alfresco dining and an area of lawn. The top level is laid to lawn and gives access to a garden room which would ideally be used as an office or indeed another reception room, the room is fitted with power and lighting and double glazed aluminium bi-fold doors looking out to the decked area of the rear garden. The entire gardens are well enclosed by mature hedges and trees, the cottage is a real hidden gem.

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