Avon Castle, Ringwood, Hampshire
Stunning five bedroom detached bungalow residence with a detached double garage, in all about 3,045 sq ft in grounds of approx 0.6 acres. Open family room/kitchen breakfast room. En suite facilities to three bedrooms, separate family bath & shower rooms. Full width patio with heated swimming pool.
Summary A stunning contemporary style five bedroom detached bungalow residence, with a detached double garage, totalling approximately 3,045 square feet. Benefitting from full gas fired central heating and powder coated aluminium framed double glazed windows. The property features a fabulous 48′ open plan family room/kitchen breakfast room, which in common with a separate sitting room, provides direct access onto a full width patio with a heated swimming pool, and overlooks the enclosed and attractively landscaped rear garden. The property stands in secluded grounds of approximately 0.6 acre, and is well set back from the private road, and is approached over a carriage driveway which also affords the property with plentiful off road parking.
Situation The Avon Castle estate is a prestigious residential area within the Avon Valley lying approximately two miles from the thriving historic market town of Ringwood, which offers a comprehensive range of independent and national retail outlets, including Waitrose and Sainsbury. There are also frequent express coach services to London Victoria, Heathrow & Gatwick. The property is within a short distance of the A31 for Poole, Bournemouth and the South Coast via the A338, Salisbury also via the A338, and Southampton, Winchester and London all via the M27 and M3. Main line railway stations at Christchurch and Brockenhurst provide access to London in approximately one and three quarter hours.
Accommodation Double opaque glazed front entrance doors lead directly into the entrance hall; fitted plantation shutters to the front aspect windows, porcelain tiled floor and built in double cloaks cupboard, which also houses the electricity consumer units, the entrance hall also flows into an inner hall which is mentioned later. Hardwood glazed doors with side panel windows lead into a fabulous 48′ family room/kitchen breakfast room; porcelain tiled flooring throughout, in the family area there is an impressive full height ‘apex’ bay window with fitted plantation shutters, whilst in the kitchen/breakfast room there is a vaulted ceiling; a comprehensive range of gloss finished ‘soft closing’ kitchen cupboards, drawers and pan drawer units, granite work surfaces and back stands, under mounted one and a half bowl Franke sink unit and inset Siemens induction hob, with electric fan assisted oven/grill, multi speed Siemens extractor canopy above, integrated Neff dishwasher, wall hung contrasting opaque glazed internally lit/shelved kitchen cabinets, large centre island breakfast bar with contrasting gloss finish deep drawer units beneath, further tall larder cupboards with racking, integrated Siemens microwave oven and automatic coffee machine, Siemens Wine cooler, space for an American style fridge/freezer. In the dining area three pairs of aluminium framed patio doors provide direct access onto the patio and swimming pool. From the kitchen a further door leads to the utility room; a composite worktop with inset circular sink basin, space and plumbing beneath for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer, wall hung kitchen cabinet and tall broom cupboard, tiled flooring, full height double glazed door side entrance door. The sitting room is approached from the entrance hall via hardwood glazed double doors, full width bi folding aluminium framed doors with fitted vertical blinds provide direct access to the patio and heated swimming pool and provides a panoramic view of the rear garden, contemporary double radiators to either side. The aforementioned inner hall, which is approached from the entrance hall; built in double airing cupboard with slatted shelving, wall hung Vaillant central heating/domestic hot water boiler, Ariston unvented hot water cylinder, access to attic space, contemporary style oak veneered doors lead to; the shower room, fully tiled, shower cubicle with sliding glazed screen doors and large circular shower valve and separate hand shower set, low flush wc with concealed cistern, Gerbit waste, wash hand basin, shelf and full height mirror behind. The bedrooms are as follows; Bedroom five, a single bedroom with a rear garden aspect. Bedroom four, a double bedroom, front aspect casement window with fitted venetian blind. Bedroom three, a double bedroom, casement window with fitted venetian blind, two fitted double wardrobes, door to en-suite shower room; fully tiled, corner low flush wc with shelf behind, vanity unit with backlit mirror above, heated towel rail, shower cubicle with glazed folding door, square shower valve. Bedrooms four and five are served by a family bathroom with full travetine tiling and a contemporary suite; Villeroy & Boch low flush wc with concealed cistern, wall hung wash hand basin, mirror fronted medicine cabinet/gallery light above, ‘tub’ style bath with telescopic shower hose with wall mounted mixer tap control, integrated bathroom television, heated towel rail, front aspect window with venetian blind. Bedroom two, a double bedroom, aluminium framed double glazed patio doors provide access to the patio and swimming pool, contemporary style radiators to either side, fitted double wardrobes, door to en-suite shower room; fully tiled, corner quadrant shower cubicle with circular thermostatic shower valve, glazed screen doors, low flush wc, wall hung vanity unit, back lit mirror above. The master bedroom, a large double bedroom, with a comprehensive range of fitted bedroom furniture, including thee double and one single wardrobe to either side of two drawer units with mirror above, sliding double glazed doors lead onto the patio and swimming pool, two fitted vertical radiators, door to a fully tiled en suite wet room; glazed side screen with square head shower valve, wall hung double width vanity unit, back lit mirror above, backlit shaving mirror, low flush wc with Gerbit waste, heated towel rail, dual aspect with fitted venetian blinds to both windows. From the inner hall a corridor leads to a double glazed rear entrance door and also provides access to the study with porcelain tiled floor, deep walk in shelved storage cupboard.
Externally The property has a wide frontage with the front garden retained by a substantially built white colour washed/rendered front wall, with access to either side onto a block paved carriage driveway, which provides plentiful driveway parking and access to the detached double garage with sectional electric door and personal side door. The front garden is in the main laid to areas of lawn bounded by well tended mature evergreen shrubs that provide seclusion. Both sides of the property are secured by timber screen gates which lead via slabbed pathways into the enclosed rear garden. A full width paved patio with heated swimming pool and roller cover abuts the rear of the bungalow, where there is also an external power supply. The patio then leads onto an area of lawn interspersed with a woodland copse and raised borders with an array of woodland shrubs and ornamental trees including a specimen acer tree, a timber built tool shed is also sited in the rear garden.