A striking four/five bedroom contemporary chalet, extensively remodelled, and refurbished by the present owner to a high specification, and is tastefully decorated throughout. Highlights include the entrance hall with a vaulted ceiling and ‘minstrels style’ galleried landing, and a modern kitchen/breakfast room.
SUMMARY A striking four/five bedroom contemporary chalet style house, extensively remodelled, and refurbished by the present owner to a demanding specification, and which is tastefully decorated throughout. Highlights include the entrance hall with a vaulted ceiling and ‘minstrels style’ galleried landing, and an ultra modern kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances. The property offers versatile accommodation arranged over two floors with the benefit of gas fired central heating and composite grey finished, double glazed window frames. Subject to the necessary consents there may also be potential to create a ground floor annex for a dependent relative. Externally, as well as offering a high degree of seclusion, the property benefits from plentiful off road parking and a detached garage.
SITUATION St Ives is a small village located approximately two miles from Ringwood the historic market town in Hampshire. It is annexed with the villages of St Leonards and Ashley Heath and has a Hampshire address although falls within the district of East Dorset for public services. Situated within close proximity to the local Post Office and Convenience Store, Junior School and only a short drive from the local Doctor’s Surgery. Commuter routes are within easy reach into the adjacent towns and the A31 which joins the M27/M3. Moors Valley Country Park is easily accessible by car which boasts a popular 18 hole golf course and nature trail.
ACCOMMODATION An impressive front entrance with double UPVC front entrance doors and full height ‘cathedral style’ double glazed tinted window panels above provide access into the entrance hall with a vaulted ceiling and feature 6ft cascading chandelier, engineered oak flooring, engineered oak staircase with under stair cupboard and glazed balustrade rises to the first floor ‘minstrels style’ galleried landing, entry phone, engineered oak internal doors lead into all ground floor rooms. The sitting room; full width pivoting UPVC patio doors, including a ‘traffic’ door provides direct rear garden access. The dining room/bedroom five has a front aspect with Karndean oak finish flooring. The kitchen/breakfast room, extensive range of oak effect laminated work surfaces and breakfast bar, cream coloured brickette tiled splash backs with an inset stainless steel finish contemporary style sink unit with swan neck mixer tap, under mounted integrated Hotpoint dishwasher, integrated Neff stainless steel finish five ring gas hob, with multi speed extractor canopy above, integrated Bosch eyeline electric fan assisted double oven/grill, adjacent integrated tall fridge freezer and larder cupboard, beneath the work surfaces are a comprehensive range of cushion close flush fitting cupboards, drawers and pan drawers in a contemporary gloss finish and wall hung kitchen cabinets to match the base units, porcelain tiled floor, Upvc double glazed door provides access into the rear garden, further door leads into the utility room; oak effect laminated work surface with an inset one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit, monobloc mixer tap, space beneath for a washing machine and tumble dryer, tall cupboard housing a Bosch microwave oven, double wall hung kitchen cabinet houses a Biasi gas fired central heating/domestic hot water boiler, porcelain tiled floor. The ground floor bedroom four/study is also approached from the entrance hall and has a front aspect. The wet room; also approached from the entrance hall, fully tiled, wall hung wash hand basin with mirror fronted medicine cabinet above, low flush wc with a concealed cistern, thermostatic shower valve with large square shower head and detachable hand shower. A large ground floor office which is integral to the house, but is approached from the exterior, with an en suite cloakroom, offers potential to create accommodation ancillary to the main house (subject to the necessary consents). The first floor landing views into the entrance hall from the minstrels gallery, engineered oak flooring and doors lead to all rooms. Cloakroom; low flush wc and vanity unit, engineered oak floor, Velux skylight window. The master bedroom has wall to wall mirror fronted wardrobes, rear garden aspect, door to en suite bathroom, travertine effect ceramic tiled floor including a tiled bath side panel, double shower cubicle with Bristan thermostatic shower valve and detachable hand held shower, wall hung vanity unit, wall hung wc with concealed cistern, chromium plated heated towel rail, extractor fan. Bedroom two has a rear garden aspect, fitted double wardrobe, access to eaves storage space. Bedroom three also has a rear garden aspect and a television aerial point.
EXTERNALLY The property offers a wide and secure frontage with evergreen hedging and an electric gate with entry phone, ensuring a high degree of privacy. A blockwork paved threshold immediately in front of the gate gives way to a tarmacadam parking apron with plentiful parking. Immediately adjacent to the front entrance gate there is a detached garage with roller door, electric power points, light and personal side door. A timber garden shed is positioned alongside the garage. On the North side of the front garden there is a small area of garden interspersed with slate aggregates and various ornamental shrubs and where there is sited a useful timber clad store/utility room. Access into the rear garden is from either side of the property. On the north side, a slate paved pathway leads into an enclosed courtyard garden which can be approached from the office/studio room, from here there is a connecting timber gate into the adjoining main area of rear garden. On the South side, a further slate paved side pathway leads into the rear garden which has a brick edged slate paved patio leading onto lawn and an external water tap.