A superbly renovated and restored period style detached house within the sought after location of Bashley in Hampshire, New Forest. The property boasts many period style features and has been finished to an exceptionally high standard with a large Garden Room/Store, Garage and Landscaped Gardens.
SUMMARY A superbly renovated and restored period style detached house within the sought after location of Bashley in Hampshire, New Forest. The property boasts many features including a luxuriously appointed kitchen/dining room, antique style renovated bathroom and shower en-suite with matching cloakroom, separate utility, three character reception rooms with wood burning stove and polished cast iron fireplace, three double first floor bedrooms, UPVC wood grain effect sash style double glazed windows, latch style doors, gas fired central heating with antique style radiators, combination of oak engineered flooring, slate and patterned tiled floors with underfloor heating, a separate garden room and garage with good external storage options and well landscaped gardens. The property has been finished to an exceptional standard and benefits from having been re-plumbed and electrically upgraded with a recently fitted gas fired boiler.
SITUATION Bashley is a small village in the New Forest, Hampshire. It is within the National Park and offers easy access onto thousands of hectares of heathland and forest. Danes Stream runs through the forest locally providing some scenic walks and picnic hot spots. The village is supported by a local Post Office and Shop with a cricket and football ground at its centre. The area is well supported for state and private schools with Ballard School at less then a mile’s distance. The main line train station in New Milton is only just over a mile away which offers a direct line to London and access to regular local area bus services. New Milton is a local market town with a well supported community and shopping facilities with Barton on Sea the popular coastal village within easy reach. Bashley is conveniently situated in the central south part of the new forest and is within easy reach of the popular forest and coastal towns of Lymington, Brockenhurst, Christchurch, Burley and Bransgore.
ACCOMMODATION On entering the property there is a purposeful built in boot storage box with oak top before giving access to the utility, downstairs cloakroom/WC, snug and kitchen/dining room. The snug is a characterful room restored with a polished cast iron fireplace, granite hearth and oak engineered flooring, offering aspect to the rear. The utility has been tastefully modernised and is fitted with a granite pebble effect worktop incorporating a white ceramic sink and chrome monobloc mixer tap. Within the utility is a built in airing cupboard which houses the Worcester gas fired boiler acting for central heating and hot water and space and plumbing for a washing machine. The floor is laid to a Victorian chequered style black and white tile with underfloor heating which is a theme in the downstairs cloakroom/WC, main bathroom and en-suite including antique style sanitary ware with chrome pipework all lending to the period style look and a heated towel rail. The kitchen/dining room is a beautifully bright room benefitting from the open plan layout to the sitting room and family room contrasting perfectly to the floors with oak engineered flooring in the receptions meeting the grey slate tile through the entrance hall, kitchen/dining room and family room with independent underfloor heating thermostats. The kitchen is a bespoke design offering a wide selection of solid wood soft closing base level cupboards and drawers under a high quality granite worktop with centre island. There is a built in dishwasher and wine chiller and the worktop incorporates a Belfast style sink with chrome monobloc tap and instant hot water/ filtered water tap. The kitchen accommodates a Rangemaster Cooker and five ring gas hob with built in extractor fan above and a further selection of wall mounted units including a wine rack and glass display cabinet. There is under pelmet and plinth lighting to complement the LED downlights, as well as stylish worktop lighting. The centre island offers built in cupboards with rounded door corners, pull out oak trays and an integrated fridge and freezer with pull up power point sockets. At the dining end of the room there are double doors onto the sun terrace with casement side windows and an attractive vaulted ceiling with Douglas Fir solid wood beams. The sitting room continues the character of the house with an open fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove in an exposed brick chimney breast on a tiled hearth with an oak wood surround. The family room is adjacent to the dining area of the kitchen and offers double doors onto the rear garden also offering an attractive vaulted style ceiling with wood beams and is dual aspect. Off the sitting room there is access to the rear porch of the property which used to be the original porch entrance for the property and gives access to the rear garden. Opposite this entrance is the staircase to the first floor.
On the first floor there is access to the roof space and an patterned leaded light window over the stairs. The master bedroom benefits from twin windows to the front and offers access to some roof space storage. Off the master bedroom there is a good sized shower en-suite which matches the other suites, boasting an extended width shower with antique chrome inset shower mixer, fixed rain head style shower and separate hand held attachment, matching style pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC with a bespoke antique style heated towel rail/radiator. Bedroom two has aspect to the rear and offers a small recess off the main room which is characterised by a small colour stained leaded light window. Bedroom three is another double room also offering aspect to the rear. The main bathroom is flooded with natural light through dual aspect patterned windows with a clever recess for a the heated towel rail and radiator. The bathroom offers a three piece antique style bathroom suite with impressive tall standing chrome bath taps and telephone style mixer attachment. There is a matching low level cistern WC and pedestal wash hand basin all with matching chrome fittings. As with the en-suite and cloakroom/WC the walls complement the Victorian style floor tiles with a classic white three quarter height period brick tile.
EXTERNALLY To the front of the property there is plenty of off road parking where a large area has been laid to chipping stones. The front garden is attractively landscaped with some surface flower beds enclosed by sleepers. The frontage is enclosed by brick walling to create a courtyard feel and there is a gate giving access to the sun terrace which is off the kitchen/dining room. The front offers access to the detached garage via double doors and there is outside lighting.
At the rear of the garage there is a large garden room which is well equipped and offers a superb vaulted ceiling with solid wood beams and twin velux windows. This area is suitable for a variety of uses and is fitted with some base level cupboards an inset ceramic sink, matching wall units and an integrated fridge and microwave oven. There are double doors which open onto the sun terrace adjacent to those leading off the dining area and a wood effect laminate floor with underfloor heating. There is an independent water heating system for the garden room. At the side of the garden room is an additional wooden storage shed.
Adjacent to the garden room and kitchen/dining room is a wonderful sun terrace area offering plenty of outside space for dining and entertaining. To the side of the house the garden has been landscaped with artificial grass and raised flower beds behind low brick walling. At the rear of the property, there is an area dedicated to playhouses, a neatly laid to lawn garden with slate chipping stone borders and an additional area of hardstanding for outside kennels.