Hillbury Road, Alderholt, Hampshire

  • Guide Price £675,000

Hillbury Road, Alderholt, Hampshire

  • Guide Price £675,000


  • Detached House
  • Property Type
  • 2
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Bathrooms
  • Driveway
  • Garage



A fascinating period barn conversion offering mixed residential/business use (Class B1 – offices/research and development/light industry), as well as a separate detached holiday lodge (converted from a former outbuilding – part retrospective planning was granted March 2018 (3/17/3493/FUL), all set in grounds of approximately 1.05 acres, that includes two adjoining paddocks. The barn offers extremely characterful and tastefully decorated accommodation arranged over two floors with beautiful views over neighbouring farmland. The property also benefits from air source heat pump central heating, supplementary photo voltaic panel generated electricity – with a feed in tariff, and timber framed double glazed casement windows. Externally the property further benefits from plentiful off road parking.


Located on the outskirts of Alderholt, a sizeable village, about three and half miles North of the historic market town of Ringwood, and a similar distance from Fordingbridge. Within the village amenities include a Co-Op convenience store, Churchill Arms public house, a large recreation ground and  St James’ First School and Nursery. Full access on foot, cycle or horseback to Ringwood forest is approximately 400m away from the property. The property nestles on the edge of farmland West of the River Avon, and is well placed for access to the A338 for Salisbury, Ringwood, and the A31 for Southampton, Bournemouth, Poole and beyond, or locally, Verwood via the B3081. The New Forest National Park and Cranborne Chase – an area of outstanding natural beauty, both are easily accessible by car or bike, and there are also numerous footpaths and bridleways within the vicinity.

Kitchen/Dining Room
Solid Oak entrance door leads directly into the Kitchen/Dining room. A fabulous light filled space with a beamed vaulted ceiling with part exposed aged brickwork and limestone flag floor. Dual aspect casement windows. Stable door provides direct access to an enclosed South facing courtyard area. The kitchen comprises of a granite topped centre island with an inset circular sink unit and drainer. ‘Swan neck’ mixer tap. Shaker style cupboard and drawer units beneath. Further oak work surfaces with shaker style cupboard and drawers beneath. Space for a 900mm range style cooker. Stoves extractor canopy above with multi-speed fan and light. Integrated undermounted freezer. Space for dishwasher. Adjacent undermounted bottle rack. Wall hung kitchen cabinets match the base units. Further glazed internally lit wall hung kitchen cabinet with glass shelving. Ample space for a dining table. Double opening with an oak framed architrave leads directly into the sitting room.

Sitting Room
Vaulted ceiling. Limestone flag flooring. Fitted wood burning stove. North and East aspect windows, the latter, a casement window, with a far reaching view across neighbouring farmland. Staircase with a solid oak balustrade rises to the first floor bedroom one. Oak ledge and braced latched door also leads into;

Bedroom Two
Approached from the sitting room. Oak ledge and brace latched door leads into the bedroom. Dual East and West aspect, with view over neighbouring farmland and into the courtyard at the rear of the property. Hatch to attic space. Limestone tiled floor. Door to;

En-Suite Wet Room
Fully tiled walk in shower enclosure with a glazed side screen. Circular fixed overhead shower valve and rinser shower handset. Pedestal basin with mirror above. Close coupled wc. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom One
A large double bedroom with a vaulted ceiling. Low set double glazed window views to the front elevation. Side aspect casement window with a far reaching panoramic view across the neighbouring farmland landscape. Double built in wardrobe. Door to;

En-Suite Shower Room
Fully tiled corner quadrant shower cubicle with circular fixed head shower valve and separate rinser shower handset. Close coupled wc. Pedestal basin. Tempered glass shelf. Mirror and strip light above the basin. Shaver socket. Heated towel rail.

Panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Close coupled wc. Pedestal basin with mosaic tiled splash back. Shaver socket. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan.

Office/Studio Room
A fabulous open plan space. Vaulted beamed ceiling. Wall to wall Easterly aspect picture windows with an end opening casement door with far reaching view across neighbouring farmland. Three wall mounted uplighters. Oak plank flooring.

Secondary Office
Currently configured as a utility room. Vaulted ceiling with a clothes airer. Quarry tiled floor. Fitted worktop with shelves above. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Space for a tumble dryer. Adjacent double cupboard houses a Daikin unvented hot water cylinder/header tank. Consumer units and ancillaries associated with the air source heat pump and solar panels. Wall mounted inverter unit. South aspect casement window. Key pad for the burglar alarm.

Holiday Lodge
An impressive brick built larch clad detached ‘cottage style’ outbuilding, with Iroko wood double glazed casement windows under a slate tiled roof. Limestone tiled flooring throughout. Iroko wood front entrance door approached from the parking area leads into;

Kitchenette/Living Room
A spacious triple aspect open plan space with a vaulted ceiling. In the kitchen area there are solid pine work surfaces with a centre undermounted Belfast style sink unit. Shaker style cupboard and drawer units. Wall hung Stoves extractor canopy. In the living room area there is a corner wood burning stove, ample space for soft furnishings, casement door provides access onto an enclosed loose gravelled patio. Note: A recessed void above the bedroom/en-suite, but accessible from the living room houses an on demand electric domestic hot water boiler.

A double bedroom. Latched ledge and brace door leads into;

En-Suite Shower Room
Fully tiled. Double width ‘wet room’ shower enclosure with overhead circular shower valve and separate shower handset. Glazed side screen. Pedestal basin with backlit mirror above. Shaver socket. Close coupled wc. Heated towel rail.

External Enclosed Storage
Integral to the lodge, extending across the full width to the rear of the building, with external timber doors to either end, there is plentiful enclosed storage. There is power and lighting and it also houses the consumer unit for the lodge. Ideal for bikes ladders, garden machinery etc. It has been partially divided to provide the lodge with a utility area with space and plumbing for a washing machine.

Services Note
i) The Barn benefits from a Feed in Tariff – TBA, provided by 16 photo voltaic panels sited on the South side of the property.
ii) The Barn is centrally heated via an air source heat pump.
iii) Private Drainage, is served by a treatment plant sited in a box edged border, below ground, to the left of the entrance gates from the road.
iiii) There is also a fitted Rolec car charging point.

Energy Class

  • Energetic class: C
  • Global Energy Performance Index:
  • EPC Current Rating: 73.0
  • EPC Potential Rating: 90.0
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