A spacious five double bedroom detached chalet style house approaching 3500 sq ft of accommodation in a prime residential area and situated within a secluded plot approaching 1/2 acre. Two large reception rooms, 20′ x 16′ Kitchen/breakfast room, potential for a self contained annexe, extra large garage and plentiful off road parking.
SUMMARY A substantial and well presented five bedroom detached chalet style residence in a prime residential area, offering spacious and versatile accommodation arranged over two floors approaching 3,500 sq ft, and which includes a later extension that blends seamlessly with the original property. There is potential to create a self contained annex for a dependent relative. The ground floor accommodation includes a large reception hallway, an L shaped drawing room, separate study and a 20 x 16 Kitchen/Breakfast room. The property stands on wide garden plot approaching 1/2 an acre, with plentiful off road parking leading to an integral large double garage.
LOCATION A sought after and exclusive area within Ashley Heath situated on the outskirts of the market town of Ringwood. The area offers easy access to commuter routes which include the A31 to Southampton, Winchester and London and the A338 to Bournemouth and Poole. Ashley Heath High Street is within easy walking distance, reputedly the shortest high street in England and so too is a local convenience store. Moors Valley Country Park is within the confines of Ashley Heath and offers an eighteen hole golf course, miniature railway line and many woodland walks which include The Castleman Trailway a beautiful and scenic heathland walk and cycle route. Adjoining Ashley Heath to the southern side you can also find the parish of St Leonards and St Ives along with Avon Heath Country Park, Dorset’s largest country park.
ACCOMMODATION A substantial arched storm porch with tiled step leads via a leaded light double glazed front entrance door with matching side panel windows into the reception hallway, staircase rises to a galleried first floor landing, oak plank flooring, key pad for the burglar alarm, white panelled doors lead to all rooms, including the L shaped drawing room; triple aspect room including direct rear garden access via hardwood double glazed French doors, feature limestone fire surround with space for wood burning stove. The study is located at the front of the property off of the reception hallway, as is the ground floor bedroom with fitted double wardrobe, television aerial point and an en-suite fully tiled shower room; with a glazed corner quadrant shower cubicle with thermostatic shower valve, low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin, mirror fronted medicine cabinet and heated towel rail. The Kitchen/breakfast room is also directly approached via the reception hallway with plenty of space for either a full size dining or breakfast table and chairs, or possibly to create a further family room area, fitted full size pine dresser, granite work surfaces, with one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit and tiled splash backs, including a large breakfast bar centre island, all with a comprehensive range of pine fronted kitchen cupboard and drawer units beneath and wall hung kitchen cabinets, space for a 110mm range style cooker with Leisure extractor canopy above, integrated tall fridge with freezer compartment and Bosch dishwasher, from the kitchen a door leads to a large walk in shelved larder cupboard. From the Kitchen/breakfast room a door leads to the annex extension lobby, which can also be accessed via a rear external entrance door from a decked patio area to the rear, within the lobby there is a cloakroom. White panelled internal doors lead to all rooms including a sizeable utility room, which could alternatively be used as a secondary kitchen; rolled edged work surfaces with inset acrylic sink unit, oak finish cupboard and drawer units and space/plumbing for a washing machine, matching wall hung kitchen cabinets, wall hung Worcester gas fired central heating boiler, and a further built in cupboard houses the Ariston unvented hot water cylinder, high wall mounted cupboard houses the Hagar consumer unit, also a wall mounted towel rack with slatted shelving. The dining room, once again approached from the lobby, with double glazed French doors leads onto a decked patio overlooking the rear garden, television aerial point, eyeball style downlighters. The intergral double garage is also approached from the lobby with a double width electrically operated up and over door, further personal side door, plentiful shelving/racking as well as electric power and light. The first floor accommodation is approached from the impressive galleried landing, double built in airing cupboard with slatted shelving, white panelled doors lead to all rooms including the Master Bedroom suite; exposed pine plank floorboards, double glazed French doors lead onto a decked balcony overlooking the rear garden, access to eaves storage space, television aerial point, door to en-suite bathroom with a white five piece suite, including a corner quadrant shower with thermostatic shower valve, bidet, panelled bath, low flush wc and wash hand basin with oval pivoting mirror above. Further door to a heated dressing room with clothes hanging rail and clothes storage compartments, access to eaves storage. Bedroom two has a dual aspect and fitted double wardrobe, television aerial point. Bedrooms three and four are located at the front and rear of the property respectively, both have television aerial points and access to eaves storage. The family bathroom comprises of a white four piece suite with low flush wc, wash hand basin and circular mirror above, panelled bath and corner shower quadrant with thermostatic shower valve.
EXTERNALLY The property enjoys a wide frontage and is approached over a blockwork paved driveway which provides plentiful off road parking and leads to the aforementioned integral large double garage. Adjacent to the driveway there is a large expanse of lawn bounded by well stocked herbaceous borders with a profusion of ornamental trees and shrubs which affords the front garden a high degree of seclusion. To either side of the property there is side access into the rear garden. The Westerly rear garden comprises of a large area of paved patio immediately abutting the drawing room and kitchen/breakfast room, and an ornamental pond with water feature, whilst from the dining room there is a slightly raised decked patio area, both areas are externally lit with bulkhead lighting. The main area of rear garden is laid to lawn and bounded by well stocked ornamental trees and shrubs which creates a delightful back drop. A timber garden shed and greenhouse are also sited in the rear garden.