Southampton Road, Criddlestyle, Fordingbridge
- Approximately 0.35 Acres
- Approximately 2,299 Sq Ft
- Spectacular Views of the River Avon and Water Meadows
- Three Double Bedrooms
- Master Bedroom With Ensuite
- Three Reception Rooms
- Unique Opportunity
- Requiring Modernisation
- No Onward Chain
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A three double bedroom detached house standing on an established plot of approx 0.35 acres | Full width river frontage and panoramic views across the water meadows | Large triple aspect living room | The property would now benefit from certain updating | Attached garage | No Onward Chain.
Summary A rare opportunity to acquire a three double bedroom detached house standing on an established linear plot of approximately 0.35 acres, which enjoys full width river frontage and panoramic views across the water meadows beyond. The property offers versatile accommodation, including a large extended triple aspect living room, separate dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and garden room, all with river views. The property, which would now benefit from certain updating has mainly PVCu double glazed windows and oil fired central heating. A loose gravel driveway provides off road parking and there is also an attached garage. No Onward Chain.
Situation Enjoying an enviable location fronting the River Avon at Criddlestyle, a rural hamlet, falling within the New Forest National Park, within a mile or so of Fordingbridge with its comprehensive amenities, include a Co-Op supermarket, various independent retail outlets, public houses, hospital, Burgate academy school and sixth form. The property is within a few minutes of the A338 for Ringwood and the Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch conurbation, and approximately ten miles from the Cathedral City of Salisbury.
Accommodation Entrance Hall | Georgian wire glazed front entrance door and matching side panel. Mosaic tiled floor. Dog leg staircase with under stairs cupboard rises to the first floor landing. Deep shelved walk in storage cupboard. Door leads to;
Ground Floor Shower Room | Fully tiled enclosed shower cubicle with thermostatic shower valve. Corner wash hand basin. Circular mirror with light above. Close coupled wc. Half tiled surrounds.
Inner Hall | Approached via a glazed door from the front entrance hall. Further doors lead to;
Living Room | A spacious triple aspect living space with panoramic views of the River Avon and water meadows. French doors provide direct access onto a paved terrace. Attractive moulded fire surround.
Dining Room | Panoramic view of the River Avon and water meadows. Parquet flooring.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Triple aspect, including a lovely river and water meadow view. Older style laminated worktops with tiled splash backs above. Inset double bowl single drainer sink unit. Formica fronted cupboard and drawers beneath. Matching wall hung kitchen cabinets. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Space for a cooker. Further space for white goods. Ample space for a breakfast table and chairs. Half glazed door leads to;
Utility Room | Georgian wire ‘tradesman’ front entrance approached from the driveway with a covered porch and external water tap. Further half glazed door leads onto the rear patio terrace and garden. Floor mounted Iona oil fired central heating boiler. Keypad for burglar alarm. Hatch to attic space. Built in full height shelved utility cupboard. Further fitted shelved cupboard. Door to walk in shelved pantry. A further door leads into;
Garden Room | Dual aspect. Full width aluminium framed patio doors with panoramic view of the river and water meadows. Quarry tiled floor. Door leads to;
Attached Single Garage | Approached from the driveway via double timber doors. Rear aspect crittal window.
First Floor Landing | Built in airing cupboard with slatted shelving and factory lagged hot water cylinder/immersion heater. Panelled doors lead to;
Master Bedroom | Dual aspect, including a panoramic river and water meadow view. Fitted wardrobes with mirror fronted sliding doors. Either side of a king sized bed recess are two further wardrobes, with box cupboards above and bedside cabinets. Fitted dressing table with mirror and strip lights above. Door to;
Ensuite Bathroom | White heritage style suite. Panelled bath with gold plated mixer tap/shower attachment and glazed side screen splashback. Pedestal basin. Mirror, glass shelf and strip light/shaver socket above. Close coupled wc. Heated towel rail/radiator combination. Built in double cloaks cupboard. Further adjacent tall shelved cupboard. Box cupboards above. Tiled flooring.
Bedroom Two | A double bedroom with panoramic river and water meadow views. Wall hung dressing table with mirror/’make up’ lights above. Built in double wardrobe with cupboard above.
Bedroom Three | A double bedroom with panoramic river and water meadow views. Wall hung bookshelf. Built in double wardrobe and adjacent shelved cupboard with further cupboards above. Vanity unit with tiled surround.
Family Bathroom | Pampus coloured suite. Panelled bath with mixer taps/shower attachment. Shower curtain and rail above. Bidet. Wash hand basin with mirror and shaver socket above. Close coupled wc. Towel rail. Corner shelf. Full height tiled surround to bath/bidet/basin. Half tiling to the remainder.
Externally The property stands on a linear plot of approximately 0.35 acres, and is approached from Southampton Road over a loose gravelled driveway, which provides access to the attached garage. There is side access on the East side of the property, secured by a timber side screen gate, and where there is sited the central heating oil storage tank.
The rear garden enjoys a full width frontage to the River Avon, with steps leading down to the waters edge from several points along the riverbank, and a small boat dock has also been created – ideal for storing a dingy, small pleasure craft or kayaks (note: this may be subject to a licence). The rear garden has a split level terrace abutting the rear of the property, from where there are fine views of the Avon and far reaching views of the water meadows beyond, but is mainly laid to areas of lawn attractively interspersed with shrubs, ornamental trees and bamboos. A corrugated storage shed, timber garden shed and aluminium greenhouse are also sited in the rear garden.