***WATCH THE VIDEO TOUR*** Set in a sought after rural village setting, this vast four bedroom bungalow offers prospective buyers with the opportunity to create their perfect countryside home. The accommodation boasts generous proportions with airy bedrooms, immense family bathroom and en-suite, and a sizeable reception room space. Untouched since its construction in 1982, this property presents homebuyers with a blank canvas on which to create their perfect New Forest retreat. Externally, the plot itself offers a good-sized driveway to the front, embraced with pleasant mature gardens, as well as a link-detached double garage to the side. At the rear there is a manageable lawn garden with surrounding flora and flower beds as well as a patio space, ideal for entertaining. The rear of the property there is an extended plot of land, approximately five acres, which is currently being used as pastures for livestock, with its own water supply, and has been separated into two individual paddocks. Although currently suited for grazing land, this versatile plot can be utilised differently when needed.
Turning off Salisbury Road (A338) onto the B3080. Continue east as you travel through Downton, follow the road as it bends to the right and passes through the village of Woodfalls. Bear right as The Ridge continues to Hale Lane and the property can be found on the right hand side after a short distance.
Sliding door to porch. Floor tiles front door to the entrance hall.
Carpeted hallway with access to all accommodation. offers two storage cupboards, one of which housing the water tank.
Large reception room space. Windows to both the front and rear aspect. Sliding door to the conservatory. Feature brickwork mantlepiece with marble hearth, integrated gas fireplace, and adjacent built-in bookcase.
Vinyl flooring with bay window to the front aspect and outlook to the rear. High and low storage units with adjoining worktop and splashback wall tiling. Two sinks with drainer units, Hotpoint oven & grill with Miele electric hob and Neff overhead extractor. Houses the boiler, Bosch washing machine and Hotpoint tumble drier as well as the fridge/freezer. Rear door to the exterior of the plot.
Vinyl flooring with window to the side aspect. Offers a wash basin, WC, bath with shower facilities, bidet, storage cabinet and vanity mirror with electric shaver point.
Tiled conservatory space. Double patio doors to the rear garden.
Carpeted bedroom space with window to the rear aspect. Access to the en-suite.
Laminate flooring with window to the side aspect. Offers a wash basin, WC, walk-in shower unit with splashback wall tiles, cabinet with shelf and vanity mirror with an electric shaver point.
Carpeted bedroom space with window to front aspect. Two built-in storage cupboards and one built-in wardrobe.
Carpeted bedroom space with window to the front. Wall mounted bookshelf.
Currently used as a study by the vendors. Carpeted space with window to the side aspect.
Double garage space with up-and-over door and side access.
To the front, the plot comprises a large gate to the good-sized driveway. Mature garden with flower beds and shrubs at the perimeter. To the rear, there is a patio entertaining space with an additional lawn area and plants. To the rear of the property there is a five acre plot, split into two paddocks, currently home to livestock as ideal grazing land and pastures with its own water supply. There is an additional right-of-way access to the land at the rear but is accessible from a rear garden gate.
Hale is a popular village in the New Forest National Park which is centred around an attractive green. A village hall and primary school serve the village with the nearby village of Woodgreen offering a wider range of facilities. The Forest itself offers many miles of unspoilt heath including the National Trust owned Hale Purlieu, moor and woodland, making an ideal location for those who enjoy walking, riding, cycling and other outdoor pursuits. The Avonside town of Fordingbridge and the Cathedral City of Salisbury between them have comprehensive facilities for all day to day needs and both are within 10 miles. Communications in the area are good with the B3078 linking with the M27 for Southampton, the M3 and London beyond. The A338 provides direct and commutable access to Salisbury, Bournemouth and Poole. There are international airports at Southampton and Bournemouth and mainline stations to London (Waterloo) from Salisbury and Southampton Parkway. The area has an array of reputable local public and private schools which include Forres Sandle Manor in Fordingbridge and Godolphin, Chaffyn Grove and the Grammar schools of Bishop Wordsworth's and South Wilts in Salisbury. In addition there is a good selection of local primary schools including Breamore, Hale and Fordingbridge.
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