Ringwood, Hampshire

4 Bed Semi-Detached House


A substantial four bedroom Edwardian semi-detached house with three reception rooms and large kitchen/breakfast room, double width off road parking and rear access with a garage. Approximately 125′ south facing rear garden. Master Bedroom with en-suite shower room. Walking distance of Ringwood Academy and the Town Centre.

SUMMARY A substantial four bedroom late Victorian (built in 1896) red brick semi-detached house offering spacious and well planned accommodation arranged over two floors that has been sympathetically updated and extended over the years, but still retains numerous period features. The property benefits from Upvc double glazing (sash frame style with leaded light coloured glass quarter lights to the front and side elevation) and gas fired central heating. The accommodation includes three reception rooms and a well appointed kitchen/breakfast room overlooking the approximately 125′ south facing rear garden. There is plentiful off road parking and a rear access with a detached garage. The property is within walking distance of both Ringwood Academy and the Town Centre.

SITUATION Situated within walking distance of the Market Town of Ringwood and the popular Ringwood Academy School and local Primary School. Commuter routes are close at hand with easy access to London via the A31/M27 and further afield. The New Forest National Park is but a short drive with hectares of beautiful heathland and countryside offering spectacular walks, biking and riding as are the award winning sandy beaches of the Jurassic Coastline. There are many Nature Reserves within easy reach including the Blashford Lakes and the Wildlife Trust Sites. This location offers plentiful Country Inns and fine dining and many are within walking distance. Regular bus routes are within easy reach as is the coach service to London from Ringwood. Train Stations are from Christchurch or Bournemouth.

ACCOMMODATION Feature period verandah style front entrance porch with decorative quarry tiled step leads via composite leaded light and double glazed coloured glass entrance door into the reception hallway with quarry tiled and stripped varnished pine floorboards, a lovely light and airy characterful room with a cast iron wood burning stove and staircase with pine balustrade rising to the first floor, deep under stairs storage cupboard with adjacent storage drawer compartments set ceiling with cornicing; latched pine door leads to the utility room with laminated work surfaces with inset sink unit and space/plumbing for a washing machine beneath and space for a tumble dryer, wall hung Profile gas fired central heating boiler, door to the cloakroom, with low flush wc and wash hand basin. The kitchen/breakfast room is approached from the reception hallway, the breakfast room area has plenty of space for a table and chairs, contemporary oak effect laminated floor covering, fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and over mantle, step up into the light filled kitchen area, peninsula style breakfast bar, plentiful work surfaces with an integrated Schott Ceran six ring stainless steel finish gas hob with Siemens stainless steel extractor canopy above, and a Villeroy & Boch ceramic sink unit which is positioned beneath the picture window overlooking the south facing rear garden. Beneath the aforementioned work surfaces are a comprehensive range of cupboard and drawer units which incorporates an integrated Bosch dishwasher, further eye line integrated Siemens microwave oven and fan assisted electric oven, adjacent larder cupboards with glide racking and an integrated tall fridge freezer, further tall broom cupboard, glazed door leads directly onto an expansive patio; a solid pine stable door leads from the kitchen area into the adjacent dual aspect south facing living room, double glazed French doors lead directly onto the patio, a further sitting room is located directly off of the reception hallway which features a beautiful marble fire surround with cast iron grate and tiled inlays/tiled hearth. The part galleried first floor landing is part vaulted, attractive arched architectural feature, there is a built in airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving, hatch to loft space, panelled doors lead to all rooms; including the master bedroom which extends across the full width of the first floor, a light filled rear dual aspect, the Upvc double glazed windows have fitted bi-folding shutters, two double fitted wardrobes, door to en-suite shower room with a fully tiled walk in shower cubicle which has a glazed side screen and thermostatic shower valve, contemporary style vanity unit with a circular basin, low flush wc with concealed cistern adjacent cupboard/drawer and a wall hung laminated oak finish utility cupboard, heated towel rail and tiled floor. Bedroom two is located at the front of the property with a bay window and carved wooden ‘adam style’ fire surround with cast iron grate; bedrooms three and four both have side aspects with bedroom two also having a fitted double wardrobe and ‘adam style’ fire surround/cast iron grate, whilst bedroom four has a built in shelved storage cupboard. The family bathroom has a modern white three piece suite including a bath with fully tiled surround and bristan shower valve with shower rail/curtain above.

EXTERNALLY The front garden offers an area laid mainly to loose gravel interspersed with various shrubs and an ornamental willow tree, adjacent to which there is double width blockwork pavior for off road parking beyond which double timber gates lead to a wide blockwork pavior side pathway, and the south facing rear garden; with a depth of approximately 125′, which comprises of a very large paved patio area incorporating a sizeable barbeque and contemporary style timber built garden chalet, adjacent to which there is a further raised decked patio area. The remainder of the rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked flower and shrub borders. At the bottom of the garden there is a concrete sectional detached garage, as well as double gated rear access into the garden.

Ringwood, Hampshire
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