Castlewood, Ringwood, Hampshire


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  • Bedrooms: 5
SUMMARY A substantial five double bedroom detached family residence, with four reception rooms and ensuite facilities to three of the bedrooms, standing at the head of a cul-de-sac on a secluded South West facing garden plot of approximately a third of an acre, with secure and plentiful off road parking and an integral double garage. The individually designed house is located on an exclusive development of executive residences built by Finson Fine Homes in the late 1990's. The property offers extremely versatile accommodation which benefits from gas fired central heating and double glazed windows in hardwood frames. There is now scope for a certain amount of updating. No Onward Chain.

SITUATION Positioned within a cul-de-sac on an exclusive residential development, close to Ringwood town centre, and the beautiful Avon Valley. The historic market town of Ringwood is about five minutes car journey time, and offers an excellent range of independent shops, national retailers including Waitrose, Sainsbury's and Lidl, and a diverse range of cafes, bar and restaurants, as well as schools for all age groups. Ringwood Forest is within approximately a ten minute walk and the New Forest National Park is also a short distance away, offering thousands of hectares of natural heath and woodland perfect for nature lovers and providing excellent horse riding, cycling and walking trails. The nearby A31 offers access to the larger coastal towns which include Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch with their award winning beaches and main line rail services, whilst a coach interchange in Ringwood provides frequent scheduled services to London Victoria, Heathrow and Gatwick. Local airports at Bournemouth and Southampton also offer an range of domestic and European routes.

ACCOMMODATION An impressive pillared entrance porch leads via hardwood leaded light double glazed double entrance doors into an entrance vestibule, further bevelled glazed doors then lead into;

Reception Hall | Staircase rises to a galleried first floor landing. Deep under stairs cupboard. Feature stained glass leaded light window. Hardwood internal doors lead to;

Cloakroom | Primrose colour suite. Fully tiled. Close coupled wc. Pedestal basin. Mirror. Strip light and shaver socket. External double glazed window.

Sitting Room | Feature stone fireplace with fitted log effect gas fire. Two wall light points. Three pairs of hardwood double glazed French doors, two providing direct patio access, whilst the third provides direct access to a substantial conservatory.

Dining Room | Hardwood double glazed doors provide access into the conservatory. Connecting door into;

Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Also approached from the entrance hall. Plenty of space for a breakfast table and chairs. Double glazed PVCu French doors provide direct access into the conservatory. Tiled flooring flows into the kitchen area - Laminated work surfaces with tiled splash backs. Oak fronted cupboard and drawer units. Inset one and a half bowl sink. Integrated dishwasher. Integrated four ring gas hob. Integrated Indesit electric double oven/grill. Extractor canopy set into an 'inglenook style housing' above the integrated cooking appliances with multi speed fan and light. Wall hung kitchen cabinets match the base units. Counter mounted shelved 'dresser unit' with spice drawers beneath. Tall larder cupboard with racking. Integrated Philips food conservation center (American style fridge freezer). An archway from the breakfast area leads to;

Utility Room | Laminated work surfaces with tiled splash backs. Inset composite single drainer sink. Oak fronted cupboards beneath. Matching wall hung kitchen cabinets. Space/plumbing for a washing machine. Integrated Bauknecht TRK85C tumble dryer. Under mounted bottle rack. Fitted water softener (not tested). Double glazed hardwood entrance door leads to pillared side porch/tradesperson entrance.

Conservatory | A substantial living space approached from either the drawing room, dining room or kitchen/breakfast room. Built on a cavity brick wall. Mahogany effect PVCu double glazed picture windows overlook the South facing rear garden. Tiled flooring. French doors provide direct access onto the patio.

Family Room | A triple aspect including hardwood framed double glazed French doors which lead directly onto the rear garden patio.

Study | Plenty of space for office furniture. Side aspect double glazed window.

Attached Double Garage | Fibre glass double width 'up & over door'. Worcester wall hung gas fired central heating/domestic hot water boiler. Florescent strip lighting. Electric power points. Personal side garden external door.

Galleried First Floor Landing | Approached via a staircase from the reception hall. Double built in airing cupboard with slatted shelving, also housing the factory lagged hot water cylinder. Trap hatch to attic space. Impressive pine raked and vaulted ceiling with velux skylight window above the staircase. Deep walk in storage cupboard. White panelled doors lead to all first floor rooms;

Master Bedroom | A large double bedroom with wall to wall mirror fronted wardrobes. Fitted dressing table and various matching fitted cupboard and drawer units. Hardwood double glazed casement windows overlook the rear garden. Walk in fully tiled steam room cubicle with folding acrylic seat. Door leads to;

Ensuite Bathroom | Fully tiled four piece suite with gold plated fittings. Sunken corner jacuzzi bath with a shower attachment. Walk in shower cubicle. Glazed screen door. Bidet. Close coupled wc. Twin vanity units with tiled/laminated surrounds. Shaver socket. Wall mounted Glen alpha electric fan heater.

Bedroom Two | A double bedroom. Hardwood casement window overlooks the rear garden. Two fitted double wardrobes. Bedside cabinets. Space for a double bed with further fitted cupboards above. Fitted dressing table. Door to;

Ensuite Shower Room | Fully tiled. Wild sage colour suite. Vanity unit. Close coupled wc. Shower cubicle with glazed screen door. Shaver socket.

Bedroom Three | A double bedroom. Two single fitted wardrobes. Recess for a double bed with double cupboards above. Bedside cabinets. Fitted dressing table and adjacent cupboard. Fitted mirror above. Door to;

Ensuite Shower Room | Fully tiled. Platinum grey suite with gold plated fittings. Close coupled wc. Pedestal basin. Panelled bath with shower attachment. Large fitted mirror with downlighters above.

A corridor flooded with natural light - courtesy of two full height hardwood framed double glazed windows. Doors from the Galleried landing area lead to;

Bedroom Four | A double bedroom. Fitted bedroom furniture include dressing table, two double wardrobes, bedside cabinets and chest of drawers. Hardwood double glazed window views across the front garden and driveway.

Bedroom Five | A double bedroom with a fitted wardrobe. Hardwood double glazed window with a view across the front garden and driveway.

Family Bathroom | Sun king colour suite with gold plated fittings. Close coupled wc. Pedestal basin. Panelled bath with shower attachment. Recessed mirror above the bath with downlighters. Shaver socket. side aspect double glazed hardwood casement window.

EXTERNALLY The house is impressively approached from the head of the cul-de-sac over a blockwork paved threshold. Wrought iron gates open onto an expansive area of loose gravel driveway, providing plentiful off road parking and turning space for numerous vehicles, and which is bounded by well tended herbaceous borders, shaped ornamental conifers and ground cover shrubs, which then leads to the integral double garage. A double width slabbed pathway leads from the driveway area, adjacent to which is an area of lawn bounded by well stocked borders, numerous specimen shrubs and ornamental trees, onto the South West facing paved rear patio and garden, which comprises of a further larger expanse of lawn bounded by extremely well stocked borders with a profusion of specimen shrubs and ornamental trees, with a backdrop of mature evergreen hedging creating total seclusion. On the South East side of the property is a further expanse of lawn, once again bounded by well stocked mature borders, where there is also sited a timber built arbor and an aluminium framed green house. A side pathway on the North East side secured by a wrought iron gate then leads back to the front driveway area.

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