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A detached 4 bedroom period cottage situated in a delightful setting, set back from the village road and being sold with no forward chain.
A most attractive wisteria clad Grade II listed cottage, originally thatched but tiled in 1952 set back from the village road having considerable character and charm that includes ceiling and wall beams, an inglenook fireplace with an open grate, and ledged internal doors. Other benefits include a refitted Kitchen/Breakfast room with an Aga, oil fired central heating, a garden plot extending to 0.3 acres which has been attractively landscaped and unusually for a property of this type, very good ceiling heights.
Entrance Hall / Sitting Room Large Inglenook fireplace with brick hearth and bessomer beam with open grate. Staircase to first floor.
Cloakroom WC. Wash hand basin.
Sitting Room A double aspect room. Stone fireplace with open grate.
Dining Room 2 wall lights.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room Range of wall and floor units incorporating drawers and cupboards. Worktops with splash tiling. Inset sink with swan neck mixer taps. Calor gas oven. Electric hob within an island unit, incorporating additional drawers and cupboards. Oil fired Aga. Inset spotlighting. Fridge/freezer space. Stable door to garden. Oil-fired central heating boiler.
Utility Room Wall and floor units incorporating plumbing for washing machine and a water softener. Wall shelving.
Landing Storage cupboard.
Bedroom 1 Double aspect. Vanity basin within a cupboard unit. Deep built-in wardrobe. Loft access.
Bedroom 2 Walk-in airing cupboard with shelving. Loft access.
En-Suite Cloakroom Pedestal basin. WC. Built-in cupboards.
Bedroom 3 Bult-in wardrobe.
Shower Room Fully tiled shower cubicle with a Triton shower.
Bedroom 4 Wardrobe cupboard.
Separate WC WC suite.
Bathroom Pedestal basin. Panelled bath. Ceramic splash tiling. Wall mirror with light over. Shaver socket.
The sought after village of Rockbourne sits amidst lovely rolling Downland countryside and much of the village is a designated Conservation Area. The thriving community benefits from a reputable primary school, a village hall, a church, popular public house and cricket field. The Avonside town of Fordingbridge (4 miles) provides a comprehensive range of day to day services, including schooling, a medical/health centre, a good range of local shops, banks and a library. The excellent communications network allows ready access to the regional centres of Salisbury, Bournemouth and Southampton; all have mainline rail links to London Waterloo and there are airports at the latter two. A myriad of footpaths and bridleways exist in the surrounding area and there is magnificent out-riding to be had on Whitsbury Downs; the contrasting moor, heath and woodland of the New Forest is approximately 5 miles to the East.
A driveway gives access to a parking area immediately in front of a pair of GARAGES with up and over doors, with light in both and power in one. To the side of the garages there is a useful TIMBER SHED.
Staddles is set to the rear of its plot of 0.3 acres to take advantage of the attractive outlook over the garden that enjoys a southerly aspect. A full width paved patio leads onto the GARDEN which has been a passion of the current owner for some years incorporating sweeping lawns offset by a variety of established trees and shrubs, flower beds with perennial and herbaceous plants along with spring bulbs and a SUMMERHOUSE. In addition there is a good size vegetable garden with a fruit cage and greenhouse. The whole plot is very private and enclosed by hedging and fencing.
New Forest District Council. Tax Band: G. Amount payable 2019/20: £2967.68
Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage.
Leave Fordingbridge High Street travelling West on the B3078 (sign posted Sandleheath). Enter Sandleheath and pass the village Post Office/Shop. Turn right at the crossroads (sign posted Rockbourne). Proceed past the right hand turning to Whitsbury, the drive to Staddles is the next right hand turning, and the property is on the right.