Bickerley, Ringwood, Hampshire
A pretty two double bedroom Victorian terraced cottage with a South West facing rear garden leading down to Millstream with glorious views of the water meadows beyond. Within walking distance of the historic town centre and a stones throw from the Avon Valley path & Castleman trailway. No onward chain.
Summary A beautifully presented two double bedroom Victorian (circa 1882) terrace cottage within strolling distance of the historic town centre and the Avon Valley Path, with glorious long distance riverside walks to the Priory town of Christchurch (9.5 miles) and the cathedral city of Salisbury (24.5 Miles). Also nearby is the Castleman Trail, which follows the route of the old Castleman corkscrew railway through to Upton Country Park in Poole. The cottage backs directly onto the waters edge of the Millstream from where there are fabulous views across farm land and the Avon Valley. The property offers well planned accommodation arranged over two floors and benefits from a gas fired central heating system with thermostatic valves, including underfloor heating within the kitchen/breakfast area and Upvc double glazing. No onward chain.
Situation A uniquely positioned property offering views over the river and nearby park with access to some wonderful riverside walks and just a short stroll from the High Street. Ringwood offers a wide selection of independent trading outlets as well as larger supermarkets, including a fabulous selection of coffee shops, restaurants and country pubs. Ringwood is historically a Market Town and still holds a market every Wednesday attracting many local trade and wholesale produce. The town is well situated for commuters wishing to access the A31/M27 and is within easy reach of Bournemouth and Poole.
Accommodation A canopy style front entrance porch with external coach light, leads via a mahogany effect period style Upvc front entrance door directly into the sitting room; front aspect Upvc multi pane effect double glazed window with a pretty view across Bickerley Green to the front elevation, sliding multi pane doors then leads through to the dining room; wall mounted flame effect electric fire/fan heater, rear aspect Upvc double glazed Multi pane effect window with a view of the water meadows to the rear (note both the sitting room and dining room appear to have potential for open fireplaces), a multi pane internal door then leads into the inner hallway, quarry tiled floor, under stair cloakroom and where a ‘turn key’ style staircase rises to the first floor. From the inner hall a further multi pane door leads into the kitchen/breakfast room; the kitchen area offers laminated rolled edge work surfaces, inset acrylic one and a half bowl sink unit with swan neck mono bloc mixer tap, space/plumbing beneath for a washing machine, free standing 600mm Zanussi cooker with ceramic hob and double ovens, under mounted fridge, wall mounted Viesmann gas fired central heating/domestic hot water boiler, Drayton LCD programmer, beneath the work surfaces there are a range of cupboard and drawer units, matching wall hung kitchen cupboards with pelmet/concealed lighting, side aspect obscured Upvc double glazed windows and external door into the rear garden, quarry tiled floor with underfloor heating flows in an open plan fashion into the South West aspect breakfast area with dual aspect Upvc double glazed windows which have fitted venetian blinds and some lovely views across the water meadows. The first floor accommodation comprises of the landing with access to loft. Bedroom one has a front aspect Upvc double glazed multi pane effect window with views over Bickerley Green, fitted double wardrobes with box cupboards above to either side of a central chimney breast. Bedroom two has a rear aspect Upvc double glazed multi pane effect window with a view of the water meadows, to the side of the chimney breast is a fitted wardrobe with box cupboard above. The family bathroom has a white four piece suite which includes a panelled bath and a glazed corner shower cubicle with thermostatic shower valve, heated towel rail, tile effect vinyl floor covering.
Externally To the front of Bickerley Terrace there is an unmade track which provides non-allocated parking. The property has a small formal front garden area mainly to lawn with a slabbed pathway leading to the front entrance door. The South West facing cottage style rear garden shares access into the respective rear gardens with the other cottages in Bickerley Terrace. The rear garden comprises of an area of stone crazy paved patio, where there is also sited an external garden store, which in turn leads onto a small area of lawn bounded by mature flower/shrub borders. A shingle pathway, shared with the neighbouring cottage, leads down the righthand side of the garden to a picket gate and fencing, and in turn to the water’s edge where there is terrace/patio immediately adjacent to the Millstream, where spectacular uninterrupted views can be enjoyed towards adjacent farmland and the Avon Valley, sharing a wonderful benefit of the flora, fauna and river wildlife.