Beautifully presented three bedroom detached bungalow that has been extensively remodelled, modernised and redecorated to a high specification by the present owners. The property stands in grounds of approximately 1/4 acre with a detached double garage and plentiful parking. Located within strolling distance of Ringwood Forest and the Castleman trail.
SUMMARY A deceptively spacious three bedroom detached bungalow in a much sought after location close to Ringwood Forest and the Castleman Trail, the property stands in grounds of approximately quarter of an acre. The bungalow has been extensively modernised and redecorated to a high specification in a tasteful contemporary style. The property benefits from replacement full gas fired central heating (including underfloor heating in the bespoke south facing kitchen/family room), UPVC double glazing throughout and labour saving white UPVC guttering, fascias and down pipes. Further benefits include plentiful off road parking leading to a detached double garage and a private south facing rear garden
SITUATION Conveniently located in an exclusive location within the village of Ashley Heath which is 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 a short distance away, 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 An enclosed front entrance porch provides access to a bright and spacious entrance hallway with a double airing cupboard housing a recently installed ‘Gloworm’ Gas fired central heating/domestic hot water boiler. Oak veneered internal doors lead to all rooms, including a glazed inner door to an inner hallway with access to the bedrooms. The feature Kitchen/Dining Room overlooks the Rear Garden, with double glazed casement doors providing access to the rear patio, as well as a further double glazed side door. This room is very much the hub of the bungalow offering plenty of space for a dining table and chairs and/or soft furnishings. The Kitchen area comprises of quartz stone surfaces and backstands with under mounted double stainless steel sink and swan neck monoblock tap, including space/plumbing for a dishwasher, Quartz stone peninsula breakfast bar, beneath the work surfaces there are plentiful ‘soft close’ cupboard and drawer units in a cream finish, a corner cupboard storage facility and a tall larder cupboard incorporating glide racking, adjacent integrated tall fridge freezer, integrated washing machine, further integrated appliances comprise of a ‘Bosch’ electric fan assisted double oven, ‘Indesit’ induction hob with glazed backstand and ‘Elica’ contemporary style extractor canopy above. From the Kitchen double opaque glazed doors lead into the Sitting Room which enjoys a front /rear dual aspect with sliding double glazed patio doors providing access to the south facing garden, the Sitting Room is a lovely light and airy space and also has an open fireplace with a slate tiled hearth. The aforementioned Inner hallway offers access to hinged trap hatch/ladder to attic space, doors lead to all three bedrooms, Bedroom Three has fitted bedroom furniture, whilst the Master Bedroom benefits from three bespoke fitted double wardrobes and an adjacent fitted dressing table, dual aspect windows as well as an en-suite shower room comprising of an excellent quality white three piece suite including a superb double shower stall with ceramic tray, thermostatically controlled shower valve and glazed side screen. Bedroom Two and Three are serviced by a family Bathroom with a white three piece suite with a thermostatically controlled shower valve over the bath and with a full height glazed folding side screen/fully tiled surround and a further cloakroom offers a white low flush wc and wash hand basin.
EXTERNALLY The bungalow stands within a plot of approximately a quarter of an acre. The property enjoys a wide open plan frontage which is mainly laid to areas of lawn, double width driveway parking leads to the detached double garage with electric up and over door with a personal door to the rear, as well as power and light. There are two access ways into the South facing rear garden, both secured by timber screen gates. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn, with a patio area adjoining the Sitting Room with external lighting to either side adjacent to which a blockwork paviour patio abuts the remainder of the rear elevation and wraps around the Kitchen/Dining Room, where adjacent to the kitchen door a slightly recessed verandah provides a useful covered area for storing waste bins etc. A wide sun awning is positioned above the kitchen window. Note there is a further useful garden storage area adjacent to the double garage which is also accessed from the rear garden. External water tap.