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LOCATION Alderholt is a small village situated in a rural retreat near to Fordingbridge and the New Forest. The easily accessible A338 provides a direct link to the larger market town of Ringwood (approximately 6 miles south) with a comprehensive range of shops and leisure facilities and two supermarkets, and to the cathedral city of Salisbury (approximately 8 miles north) with mainline railway station direct to Waterloo, London. A good minor road from Alderholt provides an alternative route for direct, easy access onto 'A' roads leading to Bournemouth and Poole. The scenic coastal towns of Christchurch and Bournemouth are also easily accessible, being approximately 16 miles south via the A338, offering beautiful beaches and coastal walks. London is approximately two hours distant by car via the M27 and M3.
THE PROPERTY Built (circa) in the early 1920s this large spacious and versatile four/five-bedroom detached period home has been sympathetically modernised and extended, whilst retaining the original feature and character. Over the last few years the property has been updated and modernised, the current vendors have replaced both the main roof and the garage roof with a brand new clay tiles, all of the windows, except two small charter windows have been replaced with modern high spec double glazing and a brand new gas central heating system has been installed.
Entering the property through the original porch with period features leads to the large entrance hall which in turn leads to the ground-floor accommodation with stairs leading to the first-floor accommodation.
To the front of the property you have 2 large reception rooms. The family room has a large bay window over looking the front of the property making the room extremely bright, and airy, the room is finished with wooden flooring and space for a feature fireplace with slate hearth. This room could also be used as a 5th Bedroom,
The living room also has Dual aspect with a large bay window overlooking the front garden and side elevations, the living room has parquet flooring and a attractive fireplace with fitted wood burning stove and decorative tiled hearth.
From the living room via the double width opening you have the dining room, the dining room flows into the stunning Kitchen. The dining room like all the rooms in this stunning property is large and benefits from parquet flooring and a open brick fireplace with tiled hearth with doors leading to the conservatory. The Kitchen is simply stunning and a real feature to the home.
The kitchen/diner makes a great entertaining area for family and friends and is the real hub of the home, The kitchen has plenty of wall and base units worksurface areas and space for both fitted and integral appliances including fridge/freezer, dishwasher and cooker and hob.
From the kitchen/dining room you have the purpose built conservatory which makes a great entraining space or further reception room and leads to the beautiful rear garden.
Finally you have a further utility room which is located to the rear of the property and further bathroom. The ground floor bathroom benefits from a walk in shower, low level WC and wash hand basin.
Upstairs, the landing leads to all four bedrooms and the family bathroom. The master bedroom lies to the rear of the property and is extremely large and has the potential to add a en-suite if needed. There are three further double bedrooms on the first floor.
The separate family bathroom has a three-piece suite and partly tiled walls, with a bath, low level WC and wash hand basin.
OUTSIDE The property is approached via double opening gates leading onto the gravelled driveway providing ample off road parking for at least 7 vehicles, which leads to the attached double garage having the benefit of twin electric doors, power/light, able loft space and two window overlooking the rear garden.
The substantial brick built double garage measures 17.3 ft x 16.6 ft . and was built-in keeping with the original property.
In the agents opinion this building could be created into a self contained studio/annex/home office or gym etc with a degree of modification and satisfaction of Building Regulations.
The front garden is bounded from the road by brick walling with mature flora and shrub boarders. The rear garden is an excellent size, leading from the rear of the property you have a raised decked seating terrace with steps down to a paved patio which is a perfect spot for a morning coffee, evening glass of wine and BBQS.
The majority of the garden is laid to lawn with well stocked shrub borders. The garden enjoys a high degree of seclusion and is southerly facing and is enclosed by hedging and panelled fencing. There is access to the rear garden via secure wooden gates.
VIEWINGS Viewings are essential to fully appreciate what this property has to offer. Please contact your selling agents for further details.