REDUCED FOR QUICK SALE – OPEN DAY – Please Call for Details – A charming detached thatched cottage on the outskirts of Ringwood, offering some unique original features including beamed ceilings, inglenook fireplace, latch style doors, snug, antique style bathroom and a bespoke fitted kitchen. There is plentiful parking and a sizeable south facing rear garden.
SUMMARY REDUCED FOR QUICK SALE – OPEN DAY – Please Call for Details
A unique opportunity to acquire this Grade II listed detached thatched cobb cottage in a landmark position on the outskirts of Ringwood. The property offers many features that are endearing to its style and age including beamed ceilings, inglenook fireplace, latch style doors, leaded light windows, snug, antique style bathroom and bespoke fitted kitchen. The cottage benefits from three bedrooms and three receptions one of which is used as a fourth bedroom. Externally, this delightful and charming thatch offers a generous parking area and a good sized well enclosed south facing rear garden. It is situated conveniently for commuters and close to local schools and amenities. The property is believed to be one of the oldest properties in Ringwood.
SITUATION The property is in a landmark position on the outskirts of Ringwood. It is conveniently situated for the local schools and there is a convenience store close by. The area caters very well for the community with a local medical centre and small shopping parade. Ringwood is a very popular and historic market town within Hampshire, on the edge of the New Forest and within a short drive to the South’s Jurassic Coastline. Within the town there are many Eateries and Dining Restaurants, including a wide selection of Country Style Pubs, independent retail shops and larger supermarkets. The town has a central Doctor’s and Dental Surgery. Access onto the A31/M27 to Southampton, Winchester and London is readily accessible for commuters as are the local road networks to neighbouring towns like Bournemouth and Poole.
ACCOMMODATION The property uses a side porch entrance which doubles up as a utility, accommodating the white goods, including plumbing for a washing machine and space for an upright fridge freezer. A further door opens into the kitchen. A beautiful bespoke kitchen fitted with farmhouse style cupboard and drawer units under a walnut wood block work surface incorporating a large Rangemaster cooker and offering a selection of wall mounted and glass display cabinets. The boiler is tucked away in one of the wall cupboards with a timer clock controlling the gas fired central heating system and there is a built in extractor over the cooker. The one and a half bowl sink unit has a built in waste disposal and the window in the kitchen overlooks the rear garden. The floor in the kitchen is laid to tile and access is given to the inner hallway. The inner hallway offers access to the reception rooms including the snug and a large storage cupboard. Double multi-pane glass doors open into the snug which has aspect to the front. Across the hallway is the dining room, currently used as a ground floor fourth bedroom and offers access to the rear garden. The sitting room is a large reception accommodating a wonderful sized Inglenook fireplace with fitted wood burner and the traditional built in oven cast which is utilised as a wood store. A further cupboard alongside the Inglenook offers an additional storage option. Off the sitting room there is an office which has windows overlooking the rear garden and offers a useful space for working from home. The antique style bathroom is situated on the ground floor and offers a claw foot bath, high flush WC and a vanity wash hand basin with antique style taps and a further built in shower cubicle which is fully tiled with built in shower mixer and a wall mounted adjustable shower head.
From the inner hallway the staircase turns up to the first floor landing, bedrooms and separate WC. The bedrooms all offer the character of a thatched home with the sloping style beamed ceilings and attractive low seated leaded light windows. The largest bedroom has a fitted wardrobe with the smallest bedroom offering a recess beyond the main measurement for additional bedroom space.
EXTERNALLY The cottage sits on a good size plot and as well as a well tended front garden boasts a good amount of off road parking within a gravelled area which then offers an attractive walkway pergola structure along a path to the front entrance.
The rear garden is well enclosed with a neatly bordered lawn area abutting a good size sun terrace patio off the dining room. There is an additional door that leads from the rear of the entrance porch/utility and a gate that gives access to the front garden and parking area. The rear garden has the benefit of a large wooden shed/workshop and is south facing.