Three Legged Cross, Dorset
Substantial five bedroom detached bungalow standing in south facing grounds and paddocks approaching four and a quarter acres. A versatile and spacious bungalow with ancillary facilities including an air conditioned heated swimming pool complex, large barn and detached double garage, air conditioned games room.
Summary A substantial five bedroom detached bungalow standing in south facing grounds and paddocks approaching four and a quarter acres. The well planned and versatile accommodation, which benefits from gas fired central heating and white Upvc double glazing, includes a large split level lounge/dining room with an air conditioned conservatory – with direct access, also from the lounge, onto the south facing patio area with an air conditioned/heated pool house beyond. The bungalow accommodation, which extends to approximately 2,500 square feet (excluding the ancillary buildings), also includes a split level kitchen/breakfast room and the two principle double bedrooms both have en-suite shower rooms. Within the grounds, ancillary buildings include a detached double garage with an attached air conditioned snooker/games room and a sizeable barn divided into three interconnecting areas, ideal for conversion into stabling.
Situation Three Legged Cross is a village community between the larger centres of Verwood and West Moors, and is part of the civil parish of Verwood. Within this extended village, amenities include a first school, doctors surgery and a convenience store. Ringwood with its comprehensive amenities and facilities is less than five miles distant, via the B3072, and also from where the A31 connects with either the A338 for Bournemouth & Poole or the M27 for Southampton & beyond.
Accommodation An attractive verandah style front entrance porch with tiled step and front entrance door provides access to the entrance hall; engineered oak floor, built in airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater, LED programmer for heating/hot water inner, adjacent cloaks cupboard. An inner hall provides access to the bedrooms, shower room and bathroom (described later). Archway from the entrance hall leads through into the extremely spacious south facing lounge/dining room. The dining room is on an upper tier with engineered oak flooring, balustrade and step leads down into the lounge area with a feature central stone chimney breast, over mantle and fitted wood burning stove, adjacent stone display plinths and niches, sliding double glazed doors provide direct access onto the South facing patio and French doors provide direct access to the double glazed air conditioned conservatory, with double glazed roof lights and centre ceiling fan, halogen spot lights, tiled flooring. The study is approached from the dining area with a bespoke range of built in office furniture including a desk, drawer units, book case and several tall shelved cupboards, external stable door onto side porch. Between the dining room and kitchen/breakfast room there is a connecting area with engineered oak flooring and stainless steel finish balustrade with glazed panels and step down into the dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room; granite work surfaces with under mounted one and a half bowl sink unit, tiled splash backs, shaker style cupboard and drawer units and matching wall hung kitchen cabinets, including several internally lit units with glass shelving, Rangemaster 110 dual fuel cooker with double oven with mirrored back stand, Rangemaster extractor canopy above, integrated dishwasher, freestanding ‘American style’ fridge freezer’ integrated wine cooler, external door leads to the integral side porch/tradesman entrance with access to the utility room via a stable door; stainless steel sink unit, space/plumbing for washing machine, low flush wc, wall mounted Gloworm ultimate gas fired central heating/hot water boiler. From the main entrance hall an inner entrance hall then leads to; Bedrooms one and two which are both large double bedrooms, facing North and South respectively, with fitted bedroom furniture and four piece en-suite fully tiled shower rooms with white sanitary ware and shower cubicles with electric shower units. Bedroom three is also a double bedroom, whilst bedrooms four and five are both single bedrooms, which are all served by a family bathroom with white sanitary ware, including a corner quadrant bath with shower attachment, low flush wc and pedestal wash hand basin.
Externally The bungalow enjoys a wide frontage with the front boundary secured by high wrought iron railings. Impressive brick pillars with wrought iron gates provide access to a blockwork parking/turning area immediately in front of the bungalow, adjacent to this area the front garden is mainly laid to lawn. A concrete patterned driveway connects with the aforementioned parking/turning area extending down the east side of the bungalow, adjacent to which there is a larger area of lawn with a large ornamental pond and rockery, which then leads to a secondary access from a private road on West side of the bungalow. Immediately to the rear of the larger lawned area, and approached from the driveway, is a detached double garage with twin electric roller doors and a games/snooker room, with a full sized snooker table, air conditioning and a cloakroom with wash hand basin and low flush wc. Adjacent to the double garage is a large barn structure with three interconnecting areas, ideal for storage or conversion to stabling, with a wide yard/parking apron immediately in front. alongside the barn there is a detached timber built double car port. The main area of the rear garden which immediately abuts the rear of the bungalow, and faces generally south, offers a large paved patio with a summer house and an ornamental street light, there is direct access to the patio from the lounge with a sun awning above. Nearby is also sited a substantial pool house with bi folding doors leading onto a full width decked verandah with a further ornamental street light. The air conditioned pool house features a heated swimming pool (off peak electric heating) with swim jets and jacuzzi facility (depth between 1 meter and 1.5 meters), there is also a pump room. Beyond the garden and ancillary areas are approximately three and a third acres of paddocks divided by ranch style fencing into three distinct areas.