Somerley, Ringwood, BH24 3QG

£750,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Harbridge Court is located in a country setting and was originally a model farm designed by 18th Century architect Samuel Wyatt as part of the Somerley Estate. The farm was redeveloped in the 1990's to provide nine properties in all. This Georgian Grade II Listed home exudes elegance and a peaceful ambience throughout. The stylish accommodation, typical of its period is well-proportioned with high ceilings and sash windows, and retains many original features including fireplaces throughout.

The entrance hall has a Bath stone flagstone floor with underfloor heating, and leads to all ground floor principle accommodation. The delightful drawing room has an impressive fireplace with a stone surround and benefits from lovely views over the formal sunken gardens, as does the dining room which has French doors opening onto the elevated terrace. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of bespoke units with integrated appliances and a separate utility area.

A staircase leads from the hall to a part galleried landing. The impressive master bedroom is of particular note having a superb vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and an en-suite shower room. Two further bedrooms are served by the family bathroom.

From the ground floor, stairs lead down to one of the most intriguing aspects of this lovely home, namely an extensive cellar room at lower ground level with a barrel vaulted ceiling and under floor heating. This area offers great scope for use as additional living space or entertaining area, a gym or home office. There is an additional storage room on this level, ideal for storing wines.

Situation: The property is situated in a delightful secluded rural setting yet conveniently placed for easy access to the nearby market towns of Ringwood and Fordingbridge where an eclectic mix of shops, commercial facilities, cafes and restaurants can be found. The A31 is within a short driving distance providing access for the M27/M3 network for Southampton, Winchester and London, and to Poole and Bournemouth. There is a regular mainline train service to London Waterloo from Bournemouth and Christchurch. South coast airports with flights to domestic and international destinations are located at Hurn and Southampton Cross channel ferries sail from Poole and Portsmouth.

Sport and Recreation: From the property there is easy access on foot into Ringwood Forest; 50 metres form the front door. There are extensive trails right over to Cranborne in Dorset. The New Forest is approximately a five minute drive by car world famous for its heritage, wildlife and ponies with popular areas including Lyndhurst and Burley. Across the road from the entrance to Harbridge Court is the Somerley Estate which has a good golf course. There are also courses at Remedy Oak, Crane Valley and Moors Park. There is local fishing and sailing at the nearby Blashford Lakes and to the south there are beaches from Poole and Bournemouth to Milford on Sea.

COUNCIL TAX BAND: G

ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING: TBC

AGENTS NOTES: The heating system, mains and appliances have not been tested by Hearnes Estate Agents. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and do not form part of the contract.

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52-54 High Street, Ringwood, Hampshire

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