Rockford, Ringwood, Hampshire
An immaculately presented three bedroom detached bungalow in an idyllic rural location with a secluded one acre garden plot. Comprehensively modernised and redecorated throughout, including a shaker style kitchen with granite work surfaces, South facing living room and master bedroom with en-suite. Plentiful off road parking, double carport, store room and detached garage.
Summary An immaculately presented three bedroom cottage style bungalow that has been comprehensively modernised and tastefully redecorated during the present owner’s occupancy, including a bespoke shaker style kitchen with a large centre island, granite work surfaces and quality integrated appliances. The property further benefits from full oil fired central heating and replacement Upvc double glazed windows throughout. The bungalow is situated on an idyllic one acre garden plot which wraps around the property and enjoys fantastic countryside views all around, and also offers plentiful off road parking, a double open bay carport with an adjacent workshop/storage room, a large recently built detached garage and a detached ‘home office’.
Situation The property is situated in Rockford, an idyllic hamlet within the western edge of the New Forest National Park. The area offers easy access to Ringwood, the historic market town in Hampshire and the New Forest with hectares of heathland and forest. Within this area there are plenty of country style Inns and fine eateries, not to mention the draw of the Ringwood’s diverse culinary choice, cafes and pubs. The popular co-educational school, Moyles Court is approximately one mile from this property and the well reputed state schools of Ringwood or Fordingbridge are a short drive away. For commuters there is easy access to the major routes of the A31 and M27 nearby as well as Bournemouth and Poole renowned for their award winning sandy beaches.
Accommodation Rustic oak framed front entrance porch with brick step, leads via an aged oak front door into the front entrance vestibule and utility area; rolled edge work surface with space and plumbing beneath for a washing machine and tumble dryer, door to cloakroom; low flush wc and wash hand basin, heated towel rail. Door from within the entrance vestibule leads to the kitchen/breakfast room; ‘Karndean’ stone effect vinyl tiled floor flows through from entrance vestibule into the kitchen/breakfast room, solid granite work surfaces with back stands, including a large centre island/breakfast bar, comprehensive range of shaker style cupboard and drawer units as well as matching wall hung cupboards, a dual aspect room with the one and a half bowl sink positioned immediately beneath one of casement windows with a garden view, oil fired AGA with two hotplates, integrated appliances include a Neff fan assisted electric oven, Neff Induction hob, integrated freezer and a Hotpoint dishwasher. An oak door from the kitchen leads into an inner hall area; built in cloaks cupboard, oak internal doors lead to all rooms and engineered oak flooring flows into the sitting/dining room; feature brick built fireplace with slate hearth and fitted wood burning stove, a light filled triple aspect room with double glazed French doors leading onto a south facing patio with expansive gardens beyond. The master bedroom also enjoys direct access to the patio and rear garden via double glazed French doors, built in double wardrobe, oak door leads to the en-suite shower room; glazed corner shower quadrant with three quarter height tiling, thermostatic shower valve, low flush wc and vanity unit, heated towel rail. Bedroom two enjoys a dual aspect, whilst bedroom three has a rear garden aspect with a a built in double wardrobe. The family bathroom comprises of a white four piece suite; panelled bath with mosaic tiled splash back and mixer tap with shower attachment, low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin, glazed shower cubicle, thermostatic shower valve and three quarter height mosaic tiled splashback, heated towel rail, extractor fan, ‘engineered’ oak floor.
Externally The bungalow sits on an idyllic secluded garden plot which wraps around the property, extending to approximately an acre with fantastic rural views all around. The property is approached over a loose gravel driveway which leads to a large recently constructed block work and timber clad detached garage with a pitched and tiled roof, personal side door, double timber garage doors, electric power points and light. The driveway also extends to a large loose gravel parking apron where there is sited a substantial timber built double open carport/carriage house and workshop/store with a pitched a tiled roof, the latter is secured by double timber doors, further parking space alongside. Also in this area is a detached timber built home office (11′ 8" x 7′ 10") with electric power points and a telephone line (service not provided). A five bar gate beyond here leads into the rear garden which benefits from a large South facing sand stone patio with a grape vine clad pergola, which in turn leads onto a vast expanse of lawn interspersed with ornamental trees and bounded by mature shrubs with countryside beyond. A gravel pathway from the patio leads to a timber built summer house and a timber garden tool shed with double opening doors is also sited in the rear garden. There is a further side access into the rear garden via picket gate, also in this vicinity is sited the oil fired central heating boiler.