Hale Purlieu, Fordingbridge, Hampshire

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
SUMMARY SEALED BIDS TO BE RECEIVED BY 6PM ON WEDNESDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2021 - The first time on the market in more than forty years - A four bedroom 'cottage style' dormer bungalow standing in grounds of 2.25 acres, comprising of delightful woodland gardens and an adjacent paddock approaching 0.7 acres, with direct forest access. The property, which we believe was built in the inter-war years offers mainly PVCu framed double glazed windows, labour saving PVCu rainwater goods and the roof has been retiled in more recent times. The well planned accommodation is arranged over two floors and benefits from electric night storage heating, and offers plenty of scope for certain updating and/or extension, subject to the necessary consents. No Onward Chain.

SITUATION Enjoying an idyllic rural location, situated on high ground within the Western Escarpement Conservation Area of the New Forest National Park, Hale is a scattered rural community comprising of mainly well secluded individual dwellings, and Hale Purlieu National Trust Common. Nearby settlements include North Charford and Woodfalls - which has a village shop, post office and the 'Woodfalls Inn' public house, as well as Hatchet Green - with its thatched cottages and Victorian primary school clustered around a delightful common. The well known settlement of Woodgreen is also nearby; which boasts a fine village green where cattle and New Forest ponies roam freely, and from where there are distant views of historic Breamore House - The village also offers amenities including a community shop and public house, 'The Horse and Groom'. Hale Purlieu is about three and a half miles North East of Fordingbridge and is within nine miles of the Cathedral City of Salisbury.

ACCOMMODATION Entrance Porch leads via a PVCu double glazed entrance door into a vestibule. Doors lead to:

Cloakroom | Close coupled wc. Wall hung wash hand basin with a tiled splash back. Mirror above. Electric heater.

Kitchen | Approached via half glazed door. Laminated rolled edge work surfaces with tiled splashbacks. Inset single drainer stainless steel sink. Space/plumbing beneath the work surface for a dishwasher. Integrated Belling four ring halogen hob with recirculating extractor canopy above. Integrated Indesit electric oven/grill with shelved cupboards above and beneath. Oak finish cupboard and drawer units and matching wall hung kitchen cabinets match the base units. Space for a tall fridge freezer. Dimplex night storage heater. High wall mounted rcd/off peak' consumer units. Panelled door leads into;

Dining Room | Picture window with side opening casement. Lovely view across garden and lawns to the woodland beyond. Display niche. Built in airing cupboard with a factory lagged hot water cylinder with immersion heater. Further cupboard above. Dimplex night storage heater. Door leads to;

Inner Hall/Study Area | Staircase rises to a half landing with return flight to the first floor. Telephone point. Dimplex electric heater. Doors lead into the South aspect sun lounge and also;

Sitting Room | Enjoying a dual South and East aspect, with some lovely garden and woodland views. Open Purbeck stone dressed fireplace. Raised tiled hearth. Dimplex night storage heater. TV aerial point. Double multi-pane doors lead into;

Sun Lounge | Return three quarter glazed door into the inner hall/study area. Mahogany effect PVCu double glazed doors at either end of the sun lounge provide access points into the South aspect enclosed garden areas. Timber framed picture windows. View across the garden to distant paddocks beyond. Opaque polycarbonate corrugated roof panels.

Bedroom Two | A double bedroom with dual aspect. Lovely Easterly aspect view across the garden and woodland, including PVCu double glazed windows. French doors provide direct access onto the South facing patio terrace. Dimplex electric night storage heater. TV aerial point.

Bedroom Three | A double bedroom. Fitted wardrobes with a recessed centre niche and cupboards above. Dimplex night storage heater. Picture window with side and top opening casements.

Staircase rises out of the inner hallway to the First Floor landing with doors to;

Bedroom One | A double bedroom. Built in wardrobe. Dimplex night storage heater.

Bedroom Four | A single bedroom. Access to under eaves storage space. Built in wardrobe. Hatch to attic space. Dimplex night storage heater.

Bathroom | A white three piece suit with part tiled surrounds comprising of; Close coupled wc with mirror fronted medicine cabinet above. Pedestal wash hand basin. Panelled bath. Mixer tap/shower attachment combination. Shower rail/curtain and tempered glass shelf. Electric heated towel rail. Dimplex electric night storage heater.

EXTERNALLY The property is approached over a long upwards sloping driveway, which affords the property complete seclusion, leading to a loose gravelled parking area immediately in front of the property. The bungalow is located central to the garden plot with an enclosed garden that is predominantly South facing 'wrapping around' the bungalow with areas of paving bounded by well stocked borders with an array of ground cover shrubs and an ornamental garden pond/water feature.

Adjacent to the bungalow is a detached garage (19' 8'' x 9' 8") with up and over door, as well as a personal side entrance door, and electric power/light, high wall mounted rcd consumer unit. To the side of the garage is sited a timber built storage facility (19' 11" x 11' 8") with double doors and corrugated perspex roofing. Nearby is also sited an aluminium framed green house. Beyond the enclosed garden area are expanses of lawn. On the South side there are several lower paved/crazy paved patio areas, which would now benefit from some renovation, one of which incorporates a garden pond.

The remaining garden on the South East side of the property comprises of a large readily accessible area of woodland. Adjacent to this area a field gate provides access to a paddock of approximately 0.68 acre with a water supply and a further field gate provides direct access onto a forest track. In total the plot including the paddock extend to 2.25 acres.

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