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Sandleheath Road, Alderholt, Fordingbridge, Dorset, SP6

££2,250,000 Guide

7 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

This STRIKING, contemporary 5/6 bedroom DETACHED family home has been remodeled, extended, and modernised to an ASTOUNDING finish with LUXURIOUS fixtures and fittings throughout. There are two successful holiday cottages and the property is surrounded by far-reaching views across 10 acres of land and paddocks.

Interior

From the moment you arrive there is a sense of quality, space, and comfort. The wooden, electric gates open up to the vast, sweeping gravel driveway which offers an abundance of parking, access to the barn, paddocks, and well-appointed double garage.

Avon Farm has been meticulously extended, remodeled, and modernised creating a magnificent, family home.   

The divine open and vaulted hallway is dressed with a beautiful pendant light and enjoys views directly through to the rear gardens.

This space is illuminated by a feature window to the front and 6 leaf bi-folding doors to the rear. The flooring from the entrance into the family room is a high-quality porcelain tile that seamlessly flows throughout most of the ground floor.

On the left is a multi-use room- currently set up as a playroom but could be used as a snug, office, or bedroom. The study offers another versatile room and could be utilised as a playroom, snug/TV room, or bedroom, with the benefit of a large walk-in style wardrobe/storage space. A well-appointed WC is also accessible from the entrance hall.

The main family room is EXQUISITE. This open-plan space includes underfloor heating throughout the kitchen, lounge, and dining areas. These areas are surrounded by two sets of bi-folding doors and a large set of sliding patio doors that invite the outside in. This will no doubt be the heart of the home, providing a wonderful space for a family and/or entertaining. The dining area also benefits from additional storage/bar area and receives an abundance of natural light via a large roof lantern.

The modern fitted LEICHT kitchen offers a comprehensive range of base and eye level units coordinated with two Bosch ovens, a fridge, a freezer, and a dishwasher. The kitchen is finished perfectly with a modern grey Quartz worktop with an inset Franke single bowl sink, Quooker boiling tap and drainer. The island unit and breakfast bar is equipped with Bosch induction hob and 'pop-up' extractor fan- the property also benefits from a water softener system. To the side of the kitchen is the useful utility room with space for laundry appliances, additional storage, and sink unit- access to the rear garden is through a set of French doors.

The lounge area has 6 leaf bi-folding doors to the rear and 3 leaf bi-folding doors to the side. An inviting wood-burning stove and inset carpet add warmth to the light and airy feel of the home, further enhanced by the sliding patio doors out to the rear garden and roof lantern above. The back wall here offers additional storage, and a bar area equipped with Caple wine cooler.

The final room on the ground floor is the separate sitting room. A large room flooded with natural light due to its triple aspect, having two windows to the side, large windows to the front, and French doors to the rear. This room also brings some of the originality back with its inglenook style fireplace housing a large traditional wood burning stove on a slate hearth.   
Stairs rise to the sensational, galleried landing with views to the front over the farmland and paddocks.   

The master suite is reminiscent of a high-end hotel, with its magnificent, vaulted ceilings, bespoke built wardrobes, and a set of bi-folding doors, that lead to a stunning, south-facing balcony overlooking the grounds and paddocks. The sumptuous en suite bathroom includes a wet room style walk-in shower, with rain head attachment, a large, freestanding feature bath, W.C, his & her basins, and an inset vanity unit with storage drawers beneath.

Bedroom four looks out to the farmland and paddocks and provides a good-sized double room with built-in wardrobes. Bedroom two enjoys views over the neighbouring land and is another large double bedroom, bedroom three has views over the rear garden and grounds and the fifth and final bedroom on the first floor is a single room/nursery with views over the farmland to the front.

The family bathroom offers a large, freestanding bath with handheld shower attachment, tiled shower cubicle, WC, his and her basins, inset to separate vanity units with shelving under, heated towel rail, tiled floor, and an airing cupboard- which houses the hot water pressurised system.

Avon Farm is pleasantly situated in a semi-elevated position between the popular villages of Sandleheath and Alderholt, surrounded by rolling            countryside and open farmland. Both villages are home to thriving communities and both provide village shops, sub-Post Offices, village halls, churches and a public house in Alderholt. The former market Avonside town of Fordingbridge (approximately 1 1/2 miles) offers a wider range of independent and boutique shops, a building society, a library and an excellent health centre. The local area is blessed with reputable schools within both the state and private sectors to include St. James' School CE Primary school in Alderholt, Western Downland at    Rockbourne and Damerham, Fordingbridge Infant and Junior School, Burgate Secondary and Sixth Form and Forres Sandle Manor onthe outskirts of Sandleheath. The local road network   supplies convenient access tothe regional    centres of Salisbury, Bournemouth and Southampton; all provide mainline links to London and there are airports at the latter two. The surrounding countryside provides myriad walking, riding and cycling opportunities viaa number ofpaths and bridle ways, whilst the New Forest National Park lies approximately 4 milesto the East and the boundary of Cranborne Chase AONB but a short distance to the West.

Exterior

Externally to the front, flanking the driveway the vendors have designed and built a large, raised terrace with rockery beds, a water feature, and inset lighting- this area captures the afternoon sun. The double garage with an electric door is also to the front of the property. The total grounds extend to almost 10 acres- the garden is principally to the rear of the house where there is a full width patio that can be accessed from various points in the house, ideal for outdoor entertaining and al fresco dining.Beyond the patio, an extensive lawn runs in an easterly direction away from the house to a formal garden landscaped with seasonal planting, hedging, and a tree-lined avenue that leads to a lightly planted 'orchard' area.

The land and paddocks lie to the south and east of the house and are currently sub-divided into five separate paddocks of varying sizes with internal gates for management and rotation. The paddocks are all securely fenced and follow the gentle undulation and gradient of the hillside with a secondary vehicular access point into the southernmost paddock from Sandleheath Road. There is an excellent open-fronted BARN with adjoining STORE.

'MOLE HILL COTTAGE' & 'FOX HILL COTTAGE'

Two established holiday let units each comprising an open plan kitchen/sitting room with first floor bedroom and en suite bathroom and a private rear patio area. Both cottages enjoy separate parking spaces alongside the initial driveway entrance. Both cottages will be sold fully furnished.

Services
Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating to main dwelling.
Electric heaters to Mole Hill Cottage and Fox Hole Cottage. Septic tank private drainage system.

The council tax is band G and is with Dorset Council.

Viewings
All viewings should be by appointment only arranged through our Ringwood office: 23, High Street, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 1AB, T: 01425 482380, E: ringwood@w-w.co.uk.

Connected to mains electric, Oil fired central heating, and private drainage.

Leave Fordingbridge High Street traveling in a westerly direction (sign posted Sandleheath/Damerham) and continue along Station Road into Sandleheath. Pass by the village shop/Post Office and at the crossroads turn left into Alderholt Road. Follow Alderholt Road to the bottom of the hill, passing Alderholt Hill, and continue. The entrance to Avon Farm will be located after a short distance on the left-hand side.

Tenure: Freehold

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Office Details

Ringwood
23 High Street
Ringwood
BH24 1AB

01425 482380
ringwood@w-w.co.uk