Woodlands

£699,950

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Situated on arguably one of the most desirable roads in the area, is this charming period cottage with origins believed to date back to the late 1700's.

Introduction

Having been extended in recent years by the current owners this lovely home fuses a blend of character features which include exposed beams and brickwork with modern finishes, highlighted by the impressive open plan kitchen dining area complemented by cosy reception rooms in the older part of the property. The first floor offers four bedrooms with the master suite boasting fitted wardrobes and an ensuite shower room. The generous plot extends to a fifth of an acre with off road parking and garage. The mature rear garden enjoys a sunny south easterly aspect with a raised patio area overlooking the shaped lawn and farmland beyond. Woodlands is situated within the New Forest National Park with the open forest a couple of hundred metres away as well as being easily accessible for commuters with direct rail links to London Waterloo via Ashurst Station.

Description

The attractive covered entrance and solid oak door with ornate leaded glass insert opens into the charming entrance hall, brimming with character features which include exposed rustic beams and brickwork. A cosy dual aspect study provides the ideal position to sit and relax and flows through to the sitting room featuring an open fireplace with red brick surround and timber mantle. The snug adjacent features a fireplace and overlooks the front aspect. The stunning open plan kitchen dining area forms the hub of the home creating a light and spacious social area ideal for modern family living with French doors to the patio area. The stylish cottage style kitchen offers a range of wall and base units complemented by solid oak block work surfaces and breakfast bar which complement the engineered oak flooring. Integrated appliances include a full height fridge, dishwasher and space for a Rangemaster cooker with hood over. Additional storage is available in an under stairs cupboard with access to the garage with plumbing for additional white goods. A spacious conservatory provides a further reception room with French doors to the rear garden. The first floor landing serves the four bedrooms with the new master suite forming part of the extension, fitted with full height bespoke wardrobes and a modern ensuite shower room comprising double shower, dual flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and heated towel rail. Bedroom two also includes built in storage and is served, along with bedroom three and four, by the modern family bathroom finished to the same high standard as the ensuite.

Outside

The property is approached via a block paved driveway providing off road parking for two vehicles and fronts the spacious garage which houses the gas fired boiler and has access to the rear garden. An attractive thatched canopy frames the pedestrian gate with pathway to the covered entrance and side gate to the rear garden. The mature rear garden features a raised patio area, ideally situated to enjoy the sunny south easterly aspect, overlooking the shaped lawn which extends to the rear boundary and farmland beyond. The well stocked beds are brimming with a variety of shrubs, plants and small trees. Various outbuildings include two timber sheds, workshop and playhouse.

Location

Woodlands is located within the glorious New Forest National Park which offers a wide range of outdoor pursuits and places of interest as well as many eateries. It is one of the few areas of England where the ancient landscape has remained relatively unchanged. You will still find a mass of beautiful woodlands, heathlands and even the practice of commoning is still very much an aspect of New Forest life. Locally there is a primary school, church, public house and within close distance the M27 provides fast road links to London and the south coast. The nearest mainline railway station is at Ashurst which is within 2 miles and offers free parking and direct links to London Waterloo.

Agent Note

The property was extended in 2017 with origins dating back to the late 1700's. The thatch was renewed in 2012. The mature plot extends to a fifth of an acre and benefits from all mains services. The property is not listed. The council tax rating is Band D.

Directions

From our office proceed South East on the A36 and straight over the M27 motorway onto the A326. At the second roundabout take the third exit and turn left into Woodlands Road at the White Horse Public House. Proceed past the Gamekeeper Public House and the cottage can be found a short distance on the left hand side.

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Charles Powell

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