Hillbury Road, Alderholt, Dorset


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  • Bedrooms: 3
SUMMARY An enchanting three double bedroom detached period thatched cottage offering characterful accommodation arranged over two floors, including South East facing garden aspect reception rooms with inglenook fireplaces and exposed beams. The accommodation offers a fair degree of versatility which could for instance accommodate a dependent relative or be suitable for home and income purposes. The property stands in a private enclosed South Easterly facing garden approaching half an acre, and there is plentiful off road parking. We understand that the cottage was re-thatched in 2016, and has the benefit of a ten year guarantee (TBC). No Onward Chain.

SITUATION Alderholt is a popular village about three miles West of Fordingbridge via the B3078 and six and a half miles from the historic market town of Ringwood via the A338, and is centrally located for access to the road network for the Cathedral city of Salisbury, Southampton and Bournemouth/South Coast. The village is served by a Co-operative convenience store, part time GP's practice and vetinary practice. The village also has a popular pub, The Churchill Arms. The village boasts a large recreation ground and sports/social club, which also includes tennis courts.

ACCOMMODATION From the driveway/parking area a hardwood entrance door leads into entrance hall; built in double cupboard, door to ground floor bathroom; white three piece suite, including bath with mixer tap/shower attachment, circular overhead shower valve and hand shower valve, from the hall door also leads into the;

Sitting Room | Features a period fireplace with bressummer beam and wood burning stove. Quarry tiled hearth. Wealth of exposed beamed ceilings. Staircase with deep under stairs cupboard, rises out of the sitting room to the first floor. Two double first floor bedrooms, both enjoy views across the South East aspect garden. Doors from the sitting room lead to the conservatory, again with garden views. An inner hall, with a further staircase, rising to the first floor. Double bedroom and bathroom featuring a contemporary style three piece white suite with roll top bath with riser style mixer tap and shower attachment. Twin bowl vanity unit. Low flush wc. Heated towel rail. A further door from the ground floor inner hall also leads into the:

Family Room | Once again enjoying a lovely South East facing garden aspect. Inglenook open fireplace with brick hearth and integral seat. Oak bressummer beam and shelf above. Beamed ceiling. Stone tiled flooring. Upvc double glazed casement door provides direct access onto the patio and rear garden. Door leads to a spacious L shaped hall way, from where there is further direct garden access and a cloakroom/wet room. A further glazed door from the hallway leads into a lobby/boot room with a further tradesman's entrance from the driveway and a door way opening into the:

The Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Granite work surfaces with under mounted Butler style sink unit. A bespoke range of pine kitchen base cupboard, drawer units and a dresser unit. Matching wall hung kitchen cabinets. Integrated Bosch dishwasher. Gas fired AGA with two hotplates and twin ovens. Cooker and electric cooker point. Plenty of space for a breakfast table and chairs.

EXTERNALLY To the rear of the cottage there is a gravelled parking/turning area, to either side of which is access into the well secluded South East facing garden. A stone crazy paved patio abuts the dining room, where there is also a well, adjacent to which a concrete patio wraps around the conservatory. Beyond these areas the garden is primarily laid to a large expanse of lawn interspersed with ground cover shrubs and ornamental trees, a timber garden shed is also sited in the rear garden. The property is well screened by mature hedging.

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