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Rockbourne Road, Sandleheath, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6

££1,200,000 Guide

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

Enjoying a superb rural outlook and set in grounds totalling approximately 6 acres, an extended period cottage with adjoining annexe benefitting from an array of outbuildings including stables and a barn.

Brickhill Cottage is a period cottage set in established grounds of approximately 6 acres comprising garden and four well-fenced paddocks, with an array of outbuildings including stabling, garaging, a workshop, barn and field shelters. The property has historically been extended with the addition of a generous, open plan kitchen and dining room in the mid-1990s that capitalises upon the lovely rural outlook, and offers potential for a self-contained 1-bedroom annexe that could serve a number of purposes. The principal accommodation is well arranged from a welcoming entrance hall and includes a triple aspect sitting room, separate study and the option for either two or three bedrooms on the first floor. We understand the property also benefits from the Common Right of Pasture on the New Forest.

Entrance Porch    Canopy porch.

Entrance Hall    Stairs to first floor. Exposed ceiling timbers.

Study    Front aspect. Brick fire place housing wood burning stove. Exposed ceiling beam.

Sitting Room    Brick fire place with oak mantel over housing wood burning stove. Triple aspect with door to side and lovely outlook over garden to neighbouring paddock.

Utility Room    Single bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drianer. Plumbing for washing machine. Oil fired boiler. Base and eye cupboards and drawers. 2 Velux windows.

Kitchen    Rear aspect with lovely outlook over garden to neighbouring paddock. Range of painted units at base and eye level comprising cupboards, drawers and wine rack. Work surface surrounding 1 1/2 bowl sink with mixer tap and drainer. NEFF 4 ring electric hob. Integrated dishwasher and fridge. Oil fired Aga. Open to:

Dining Room    Rear aspect with lovely outlook over garden to neighbouring paddock. Doors opening to patio. Vaulted ceiling.

Inner Lobby    Storage cupboards.

Bathroom    Bath with shower over. WC. Wash hand basin. Shelved cupboard.

Landing/Bedroom    Exposed open timber frame. Suitable for use as a sitting area/study/bedroom.

Bedroom 2    Front aspect with countryside views. Built-in shelved cupboard.

Bedroom 1    Spacious triple aspect room with countryside views. Built in double wardrobe and cupboard housing hot water tank. Dressing/sitting area with door to:

En Suite Shower Room    Shower cubicle. Wash hand basin with cupboard under. WC. Heated towel rail.

'ANNEXE'    Accessed from the Utility Room is a self-contained annexe comprising:

Entrance Lobby: Private front door providing independent access.
Bedroom/Sitting Room: Front aspect.
Kitchen: Fitted with base and eye level units comprising cupboards and drawers. Work surface. Stainless steel sink. 4 ring electric hob. Storage cupboard.
Bathroom: Panelled bath with shower over. Wash hand basin inset to vanity unit with cupboards. WC.



Brickhill Cottage enjoys an attractive semi-rural position midway between the sought after villages of Sandleheath and Rockbourne, with countryside views to the front and rear. Sandleheath is a thriving community home to a shop and sub-Post Office, village hall, a church, tennis club and scout hall, whilst Rockbourne is home to a popular public house and reputable primary school (Western Downland).

The Avonside town of Fordingbridge (approximately 1 1/2 miles) offers a wider range of 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; as well as the aforementioned Western Downland, Fordingbridge Infant and Junior School, Burgate Secondary and Sixth Form and Forres Sandle Manor are in the vicinity.

The local road network supplies convenient access to the regional employment and commercial 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 via a number of paths and bridle ways, whilst the New Forest National Park lies approximately 3 miles to the East.

The property is approached from Rockbourne Road via a 5 bar wooden gate that opens to a generous driveway that leads to the barn and adjoining yard where there is ample parking and turning space for a number of vehicles, including horse boxes.

The well tended garden is located primarily to the rear of the house where there is a generous brick terrace with steps down to a stone patio, both ideal for al fresco dining/entertaining and blessed with a lovely outlook over adjoining paddock. Beyond the patio is a large expanse of lawn sporadically interspersed by mature trees including an impressive oak and a number of raised vegetable beds. The lawn runs to the side of the house where there is a private section of garden serving the annexe which can be accessed from the principal garden or front of the house.

OUTBUILDINGS
Adjacent to the driveway is a substantial timber outbuilding with a concrete apron that comprises:

GARAGE (4.59m x 2.9m). Light connected. Internal door to:
GARAGE/WORKSHOP (4.59m x 6.1m). Up and over garage door. Power and light connected.
2 LOOSE BOXES (3.61m x 3.5m each).
TACK ROOM (3.51m x 1.52m). Light connected.

The access driveway leads to a 2 bay steel framed, open fronted BARN (9.14m x 6.95m) on a concrete block base with a clearance height of approximately 3.66m.

LAND
The land is located on gently undulating ground to the south of the property with vehiculr access from the principal driveway and separate pedestrian access from the garden. There is a secondary vehicular access onto Rockbourne Road in the southernmost corner. The land is currently divided into four paddocks and features a timber OUTBUILDING (10.97m x 5.79m) comprising two shelters and a store. In total the property amounts to approximately 6 acres.

New Forest District Council.

Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage system.

Leave Fordingbridge High Street travelling 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 right onto Rockbourne Road. Proceed out of the village for approximately 1 mile, passing Rockbourne Trout Fishery, and the entrance to the property will be found after a short distance on the right hand side.

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Fordingbridge
33 Salisbury Street
Fordingbridge
SP6 1AB

01425 655900
fordingbridge@w-w.co.uk