Landford

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A versatile four double bedroom detached chalet bungalow which has in recent years undergone a dramatic refurbishment and extension programme to provide the most attractive of homes enjoying wonderfully light and contemporary living space.

Introduction

Screened and set back from the main thoroughfare via a private entrance, The Firs is perfectly positioned within a beautiful plot approaching 1.3 acres in the picturesque New Forest village of Landford. The sizeable gardens are simply exquisite, designed for relaxation and entertainment, segmented to provide stunning formal and informal areas including a large enclosed ornamental pond overlooked by an expansive sun deck. There are various useful outbuildings, one of which is a substantial workshop and games room approaching 1200 square feet in addition to a large double garage with annex. There is also the potential to derive an income from letting the outbuildings subject to the usual planning consents or easy multi occupancy living. With excellent communication links via the A36 to Salisbury and M27 to Southampton, the property is also in catchment of excellent local schooling including the revered Salisbury Grammar Schools.

Description

An impressive black gloss door opens into the generous galley style entrance hall, benefiting from a triple aspect, flooding light into the property and hosting a useful study at the foot of the staircase. All the principal rooms are accessed from here including the particularly large dual aspect sitting room with feature bay window centred upon an attractive fireplace hosting a dual fuel burning stove. The dual aspect open plan kitchen breakfast room is light and airy and has been recently modernised with grey eye and base level units and extensive modern worktops incorporating a breakfast bar, sink and drainer. The kitchen is complemented by a comprehensive range of integrated AEG appliances including dishwasher, eye level oven and grill with warming drawer and cookerhood with space and plumbing for an American style fridge freezer. The dining area is a wonderful venue for entertaining, benefiting from twin sets of bi folding doors opening onto the sun terrace. The three well-proportioned double bedrooms on the ground floor, are served by a lovely four piece family bathroom with corner spa bath, shower cubicle and wash hand basin. A separate cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation. The first floor hosts the wonderful dual aspect master suite with dressing room and contemporary ensuite facilities.

Outside

An automated gate leads to a substantial brick paved driveway to the front and side of the property providing ample parking for many vehicles leading to the double garage. The double garage provides ample space for at least two vehicles and also benefits from an adjoining annex with bedroom, conservatory and some kitchen units, ideal as ancillary accommodation to the main house. The beautiful landscaped gardens are a particular feature of the home. Divided into interesting areas, there is a formal garden with open fronted timber summer house offering seating areas to the delightful pond which is enclosed by fencing and surrounded by feature decking making this a wonderful venue for entertaining or recreation. The shaped extensive lawns are studded with mature trees. A low level picket fence leads to a further lawned area with tree house and fire pit. There is a separated wooded area screening a natural pond which currently hosts resident geese.

There are several outbuildings including an open timber shed with power and a wood store. However the large work shop (approximately 1200 square feet) once used as a pottery is an ideal commercial venue housing an operational workshop with adjoining games room/ bar.

Location

The highly desirable New Forest village of Landford is renowned for its wealth of recreational and cultural amenities, with excellent schooling for all ages at the reputable Landford school and lies within catchment area for the Salisbury Grammar schools. Landford enjoys and friendly sociable community with a range of local amenities including a post office, local convenience store, village hall and public house. Furthermore its proximity to the open New Forest offers idyllic dog walking, cycling and wonderful scenery with the popular Hampworth Golf and Country Club just a few minutes' drive away. Although it is a delightful rural location, Landlord is perfectly placed for commuting with easy access to Salisbury, Southampton, and via the New Forest to Bournemouth.

Agents Notes

This well presented dwelling offers sizeable accommodation with double glazing and gas central heating. The annexe may provide great investment letting potential or facilitate multi occupancy. The rateable value is Band F

Directions

From the Ower roundabout, take the A36 towards Salisbury through the villages of Wellow and Plaitford into Landford. Opposite the left hand turning of New Road is a small service road where the Firs can be found denoted by our board.

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Charles Powell

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