Quomp, Ringwood, Hampshire
A characterful three bedroom detached period cottage located within walking distance Ringwood’s historic town centre. The property offers a large fitted kitchen/dining room/snug area. Master bedroom with en-suite. Off road parking. Detached garage.
Summary A characterful three bedroom detached period cottage located within walking distance Ringwood’s historic town centre. The property offers a large fitted kitchen/dining room/snug area, a separate sitting room, overlooking a pretty enclosed cottage garden, three first floor bedrooms, including an en-suite to the master bedroom, separate bathroom, off road parking and a detached garage. The accommodation benefits from gas fired central heating, PVCu double glazing, and is tastefully decorated throughout.
Situation The property enjoys an extremely convenient location, within short walking distance of Ringwood Junior School,The Ringwood Academy Secondary School, Ringwood leisure centre, and the High Street/Market Square – which boasts a diverse range of independent retailers, cafe’s, bars and restaurants, and also a street market; whilst national retailers serving the town includes Waitrose, Sainsbury and Lidl. The property is well placed for access to the A31 for Bournemouth/South Coast and the Cathedral City of Salisbury ( both via A338), and Southampton, Winchester and beyond (via the M27 and M3 respectively). Express coach services from Ringwood town centre serve nearby regional centres, as well as London ( Victoria Coach Station), and the London Airports. Ringwood is of course on the edge of the New Forest National Park, therefore its thousands of acres woodland and heathland is readily accessible for leisure.
Accommodation From the side driveway, an entrance door with adjacent coach light provides access into;
Kitchen/Dining Room/Snug Area // A spacious open plan space with travertine floor tiles. A comprehensive range of pale blue/grey shaker style kitchen cabinets with oak work surfaces and ceramic brickette tiled splash backs. Double wall hung kitchen cabinet matches the base units. Inset white stone resin single drainer sink unit with ‘swan neck’ mixer tap – positioned beneath a South facing casement window. Integrated Neff full size dishwasher. Integrated Indesit washing machine. Tall cupboard houses a wall mounted gas fired Ariston combination central heating/hot water boiler. Space for a 900mm range style cooker – stainless steel finish multi-speed extractor above with a glass canopy. Tall larder cupboard with racking. Adjacent integrated tall fridge freezer. Integrated Bosch fan assisted microwave oven. Integrated recycling store beneath. Two further Easterly aspect casement windows. Ample space for a dining table and chairs. Fireplace opening with small oak beam above. Fitted wood burning stove, which also serves the adjacent sitting room, creates a cosy snug area at the far end of the kitchen dining area. A staircase with deep under stairs cupboard rises to the first floor landing. Multi-pane door leads to;
Sitting Room // Enjoying a Norther, East and West triple aspect, overlooking a pretty enclosed cottage garden with direct garden access via a stable door. Fireplace – small oak beam above and with the previously mentioned wood burning stove. Adjacent built in base shelved cupboards and book shelves above. TV aerial point.
Spacious First Floor Landing // Access to attic space. Westerly aspect landing window. Panelled doors with brass furntiture lead to all rooms;
Master Bedroom // Ample space for a double bed. Picture rail. TV aerial point. Easterly aspect casement window. Door to;
En-suite Shower Room // A modern white suite. Close coupled wc. Pedestal basin with mirror, strip light and shaver socket. Half tiled surrounds. Three quarter height tiled shower cubicle. Bi-fold glazed screen door. Fitted thermostatic shower valve with rigid riser and square rain shower head with detachable hand held shower set.
Bedroom Two // A single bedroom. Easterly aspect casement window. Picture rail.
Bedroom Three // A single bedroom. Configured as a dressing room. High wall mounted clothes hanging rails with shelving above. Easterly aspect casement window.
Bathroom // Modern white suite. Vanity unit with back lit mirror above. Close coupled wc with half tiled surrounds. Bath with tiled surround. Mixer tap with shower attachment, riser rail, and glazed side screen. Full height tiling. Chrome plated heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Obscured glazed window.
Externally A small area of front garden lies to the South and East side of the property, and is part laid to grass interspersed with various ground cover shrubs, such as lavender and a climbing shrub rose, and loose bark chippings. A blockwork driveway, which is adjacent to the cottage on the West side and accessed via Barrows Mews, leads to a detached garage with electric roller door, power and light – there is also a workbench at the back of the garage, adjacent to which, PVCu French doors provide access to/from the rear garden.
The enclosed rear garden can also be accessed via a wide gate set into the fence line from the Quomp, and is approximately 23ft x 23ft, and has a North Westerly aspect. A decked patio abutting the rear of the cottage leads onto a loose gravelled area bounded by raised ‘sleeper edged’ raised borders. A colour washed timber built garden shed and a log store are sited in the rear garden.