A well presented three bedroom purpose built first floor apartment, enjoying fabulous uninterrupted views across Hightown Lakes and nature reserve. The property is one four in a low block set in well maintained and attractively landscaped grounds with the added advantage of a nearby carport and an additional car parking space, in addition to communal visitor parking. The well planned accommodation benefits from full gas fired central heating, PVCu double glazing, and is tastefully decorated throughout.
Conveniently located on a small low rise development, within the confines Hightown – a popular suburb on the outskirts of the historic market town of Ringwood, which has a diverse range of independent and national retail shops, including a branches of Waitrose, Sainsburys and Lidl, and also offers frequent scheduled coach services to nearby regional centres, London Victoria and major airports. The nearby A31/A338 provides easy access to Bournemouth, Poole, the Cathedral City Of Salisbury and the South Coast, and also the M27 for Southampton, Winchester and further afield. The New Forest National Park, with its vast areas woodland and heathland, and where the famed New Forest ponies roam freely, is within a short drive. Within the immediate area there are plenty of country style Inns and fine eateries, not to mention the draw of Ringwood’s own diverse culinary choice of cafes and pubs.
From the communal front entrance hall, with an entry phone system, a staircase rises to the first floor landing and a front entrance door with a ‘door view’ provides access into the Entrance Hall: Built in airing cupboard with slatted shelving and wall mounted Vaillant gas fired central heating and hot water boiler. Drayton thermostatic control. Hinged access with ladder and light to attic space. Oak veneered panelled doors lead to all rooms.
A fabulous South and West facing room with sliding double glazed patio doors, providing direct access onto the balcony (11′ 4″ x 6′ 2″), from where there are outstanding and uninterrupted views across Hightown Lakes and the nature reserve, the low set retaining walls are topped with planters. There is a sun awning, bulkhead light and an external water tap. In the sitting room there is a further Westerly Aspect casement window and TV aerial point.
Oak effect laminated worktops with tiled splash backs. Inset white stone resin one and a half bowl sink with ‘swan neck’ mixer tap, positioned immediately below a casement window, offering Westerly aspect views over the lake. Waste disposal unit. Water softener. Inset Baumatic four ring ceramic hob with extractor canopy with a multispeed fan and light. A range of ‘shaker style’ cupboard and drawer base units and matching wall hung kitchen cabinets. Integrated Bauknecht dishwasher. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Integrated eye level Die Dietrich fan assisted electric oven/grill. Adjacent integrated tall fridge freezer. Tall shelved larder cupboard. TV aerial point. Tile effect vinyl flooring. Ample space for a breakfast table and two chairs.
Casement window. TV aerial point. Dressing area and wall to wall fitted mirror fronted wardrobes with sliding doors. Door to the en-suite.
En-Suite Shower Room
Corner quadrant shower cubicle with thermostatic shower valve. Close coupled wc with a tiled shelved recess behind and a large fitted mirror. Vanity unit. Heated towel rail. Mirror fronted medicine cabinet. Obscured glazed casement window. Shaver socket. Extractor fan. Tile effect vinyl flooring.
A double size bedroom, currently repurposed as a secondary sitting room/study. Casement window.
A double bedroom. Casement window.
White Suite. Vanity unit and close coupled wc with a concealed cistern. Large fitted mirror. Half tiled surrounds. Panelled bath with a full height tiled surround and glazed side screen with thermostatic shower valve. Heated towel rail. Mirror fronted medicine cabinet. Shaver socket. Extractor fan. Vinyl tile effect flooring.
Tenure And Service Charge
The property is held on a 189 year lease from 29th September 1991 at a peppercorn ground rent. We understand that the service charge is currently £170 per month.