Beautifully presented 3/4 bedroom detached chalet style residence in a idyllic country village with far reaching countryside views from the South West facing 0.5 acre garden. Approximately 1.1 acre paddock with stable block. Large living room, kitchen/breakfast room, master bedroom with en suite. Substantial double garage with workshop area & plentiful parking.
SUMMARY A beautifully presented three/four bedroom chalet style residence located in an idyllic countryside location within the New Forest National Park, and which enjoys splendid far reaching South Westerly views from its elevated position. The property stands on an approximately half acre garden plot, which includes plentiful off road parking, as well as a large detached double garage, and also benefits from an adjoining 1.1 acre paddock with a two box stable block. The property, which is tastefully decorated throughout, presents mainly brick faced elevations with replacement Upvc double glazed casement windows, as well as white Upvc soffits, facias, guttering and downpipes, and further benefits from full oil fired central heating throughout.
SITUATION Stuckton lies in the Civil Parish of Hyde and falls within New Forest National Park, about a mile North West of Fordingbridge town centre, which offers an excellent range of cafe’s, bars and high street shops. Educational establishments nearby include Fordingbridge Infant/Junior School, Burgate School and Sixth Form and Hyde Church Of England Primary School. Stuckton is well known locally for the Three Lions hotel and restaurant. The Market town of Ringwood and Cathedral city of Salisbury are easily accessible via the nearby A338.
ACCOMMODATION Multi pane front entrance door with side aspect casement window, leads into the entrance hall; staircase rises to the first floor, deep under stairs cloaks cupboard, adjacent linen cupboard with slatted shelves and further storage cupboard, stripped pine floorboards, door to ground floor cloakroom; low flush wc, wall hung wash hand basin, tiled flooring. Further door from the entrance hall leads to the master bedroom with a dual aspect, white panelled doors lead firstly into a walk in dressing room with a range of bespoke furnishings, including two full height mirror fronted shelved cupboards, fitted clothes hanging rails and shelving, cherry wood effect gloss laminate flooring, and further door to the ensuite bathroom; low flush wc with concealed cistern, backlit wall hung mirror above, vanity unit, corner shower cubicle with thermostatic shower valve and fully tiled surround, tiled flooring. The sitting room is approached via an obsured glazed multi pane door, feature brick fireplace with a fitted wood burning stove set on a slate hearth, bressummer style oak beam above, double glazed French doors lead onto the full width south facing patio with glorious garden and countryside views, further obscured glazed multi pane door from the sitting room leads directly into the study/bedroom four; dual South Westerly aspect with beautiful views of the garden and countryside beyond. The Kitchen/breakfast room, once again approached from the sitting room, enjoys a dual aspect, extensive laminated timber effect rolled edge work surfaces, inset one and a half bowl sink unit with swan neck mixer tap positioned immediately beneath the kitchen window with lovely garden and far reaching views, comprehensive range ‘shaker style ‘cupboard and drawer units beneath incorporating a ‘magic corner’, integrated Neff dishwasher, integrated tall fridge/freezer, chimney recess housing a Rangemaster ‘Toledo’ 900mm range style cooker, stainless steel back stand, in the breakfast area there is a fitted shelved double cupboard, tiled flooring extends via an archway, into the dining room; dual aspect, plenty of space for a dining table and chairs, multi pane door leads to a rear hall, with an attractive arched multi pane door providing access onto the patio and garden, door also leads into the utility room; quarry tiled floor, beech effect rolled edge work surface with swan neck mixer tap, double cupboard beneath, space/plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, fitted shelving and clothes line, quarry tiled floor. The first floor is approached via the aforementioned staircase to the first floor landing with doors to, bedroom two; dormer bay window and velux double glazed sky light window, stripped pine floorboards, built in double wardrobe into the under eaves. Bedroom three, again with a dormer bay window enjoys far reaching south westerly views, further Velux double glazed sky light window, under eaves wardrobe and fitted bookshelves, door provides access to boarded attic space/tank room with Heatrae Sadia Megaflow hot water cylinder. The first floor bathroom comprises of a white suite, corner bath with mixer tap/shower attachment and tiled surround, low flush wc and vanity unit with double cupboard beneath both with tiled surrounds, strip light with shaver socket, Velux double glazed sky light window.
EXTERNALLY The property stands on high ground above an adopted country lane with access to a double width tarmacadam drive way with further loose gravel parking beyond, adjacent to which is a substantial brick double garage with workshop area with 14′ width electrically operate garage door, and separate double opening ‘traffic doors’ ideal for separate access for garden equipment or bikes. The garage has LED strip lighting, numerous 13 amp electrical sockets, shelving and a work bench, boarded attic provides plentiful additional storage space. On the North East side of the bungalow a block work pathway extends around the perimeter of the property leading into the South West facing main garden, where there is also sited the oil fired central heating boiler and 2500 litre oil storage tank, as well as an external water supply. The main garden can also be approached from the driveway via a paved pathway across the front garden which is mainly laid to lawn interspersed with numeous ground cover shrubs and ornamental bushes, and where the fine South Westerly views can be enjoyed. The main garden area also faces is a South Westerly directions with glorious countryside views. A full width paved patio abuts the property, with direct access from the sitting room and rear hall, which leads onto a large expanse lawn interspersed with various ornamental trees/fruit trees, and from where there are glorious and far reaching countryside views. At the lower end of the garden a wicket gate provides access to a secured secondary driveway, where there is a fruit cage, and which leads via a field gate into an enclosed area, where there is a stable block with two loose boxes with electric power and light. In this area there are also three external log stores. A further field gate then leads into the paddock which has a water supply, and is enclosed by stock fencing. In all the formal garden area extends to approximately half an acre and the stable area/paddock just over an acre.