Woodgreen

£700,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Situated at the conclusion of a private unmade track is this exceptionally spacious detached chalet residence, nestled in mature grounds in excess of ¾ acre within the desirable New Forest Village of Woodgreen.

Owners' Comments

“This lovely bungalow within its delightful grounds has been a wonderful venue for entertaining and many happy memories.”

“The position of our home is beautifully secluded down an attractive New Forest tack with the most enchanting local walks nearby.”

Introduction

The property is particularly versatile in its accommodation and can provide the flexibility for a self contained annex or the opportunity to gain income having been, formerly, a successful B&B for 12 years. Constructed in the 1972 and extended in the mid 1980's, Hartfield now boasts many energy efficient features including an air source heat pump and photovoltaic solar panels, supplementing the electricity and providing a generous annual return. The extensive accommodation, in excess of 2,700 square feet is presented to a high standard throughout and comprises sitting and dining rooms, kitchen breakfast room, four double bedrooms and four contemporary bathrooms also offering the potential for garage conversion if required. Boasting beautifully secluded cottage gardens with an attractive stream and generous parking including a double integral garage, this home is situated within the New Forest National Park with its wealth of outdoor pursuits and walks. Although rural in location, the property is within easy reach of outstanding educational establishments, both state and private including the Salisbury Grammar schools, and nearby commuter links including the A338 to Salisbury and Bournemouth and the M27 to London.

Description

A feature hall provides a grand entrance to the bungalow with access to a large cloaks and airing cupboard hosting a pressurised cylinder and also provides access to the principal rooms. The L-shaped kitchen breakfast room is impressive having been recently refitted with an extensive range of contemporary grey high gloss kitchen units with pan and corner carousel cupboards and Lamona appliances including a slimline dishwasher and integrated oven with warming drawer. The well designed kitchen also benefits from sliding doors to the garden featuring splendid views. The lounge is extensive centred upon a stone open fireplace whilst boasting a dual aspect from picture windows and sliding doors to the patio. A spacious dining room is an ideal venue for formal dining and could comfortably host a large table and chairs. There are three well proportioned bedrooms on the ground floor with two enjoying modern ensuite facilities and the third served by the family bathroom comprising panel enclosed bath, w/c and wash hand basin. There is a separate kitchenette converted from the fifth bedroom and used as self catering option when the property was a working bed and breakfast but could effortlessly be converted into a utility room. From the kitchen there is a rear lobby with personal door into the double garage and an open staircase to the vaulted Master suite with square bay window served by a luxury ensuite shower room.

Outside

Set in established grounds of circa 3/4 of an acre, Hartfield is approached via an unmade track ideal for both 4x4 and conventional vehicle owners leading to a wooden five bar gate. The gardens are screened by attractive shrub hedging and mature trees providing a high degree of privacy and seclusion. The gravel driveway accommodates several vehicles and provides access to the integral double garage with power light and utility room facilities. There are two patio areas, one featuring a pergola and brick built barbeque. Extensive lawned areas are interspersed with a plethora of established herbaceous trees and shrub borders. The grounds are dissected by an open stream with a small wooden footbridge providing access across into a large expanse of lawn and further shed and greenhouses.

Location

Set at the end of a gravel forest track, the property is nestled within extensive grounds in the picturesque New Forest village of Woodgreen, located within the idyllic and unspoilt North Westerly corner of the New Forest National Park. Woodgreen is a delightful thriving village providing a local pub, post office/village store, village hall, church and village green, yet is just a short drive away from the small town of Fordingbridge, comprising a comprehensive range of shopping facilities and amenities as well as good schooling. The surrounding New Forest offers thousands of acres of heath and woodland ideal for a variety of outdoor pursuits, particularly bike and horse riding.

The easily accessible A338 gives access to the cathedral city of Salisbury, with mainline railway station (approximately 8 miles north), and the bustling coastal towns of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Pool (approximately 18 miles south). Southampton is approximately 20 miles east (via the M27), and London approximately a two hour drive (via the M27/M3/M25).

Agents Notes

The property benefits from oil fired central heating and supplementary air source heat pump, photovoltaic and solar panels supplying an energy efficient feature to the property. It is fully double glazed and served by private drainage. There is an attractive stream running through the garden. The rateable value of the property is Band F.

Directions

From Fordingbridge head north on the A338. As you enter Breamore take the first turning on the right leading to Woodgreen. Turn immediately right after the Horse and Groom Public House and the track to the property can be found on the left after 150m.

For Sat Nav users SP6 2BE

Arrange viewing 01794 278128

Charles Powell

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