- STUNNING GRADE II LISTED COTTAGE
- SITUATED ON 0.5 OF AN ACRE - DELIGHTFUL LANDSCAPED GARDENS
- BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED AND REFURBISHED
- FOUR RECEPTION ROOMS
- KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
- SHOWER/WC AND EN-SUITE BATHROOM/WC
- OFF ROAD PARKING AND GARAGE
- WALKING DISTANCE TO THE ALICE LISLE PUB
- LESS THAN 1 MILE WALKING DISTANCE TO TOWN CENTRE
- PRESTIGIOUS RINGWOOD SCHOOL CATCHMENT
Tenure: FreeholdWagon Wheel House is one of those landmark cottages that stands out by virtue of its pleasing elevations. A plaque on the front elevation of the cottage suggests the property was built in 1716 and is Grade II listed brimming with original character features including exposed timber framing, beams, inglenook fireplace with bread oven and a host of original character features all under a recently thatched roof. Our clients have in the past twelve months or so carried out a great deal of renovation work including the introduction of St Arbois beautifully aged tumbled French limestone floors with underfloor heating and the Cottage is now offered for sale excellently presented throughout. The accommodation is arranged over three floors, the second floor being approached by way of a staircase to hobbies /homework room and the fourth bedroom with an additional walk in wardrobe and storage room. The first floor has three double bedrooms the main bedroom having a raised dressing area and en-suite bathroom and on the ground floor there is a spacious porch leading into the sitting room, two further charming reception rooms, a delightful dual aspect kitchen and a modern shower room.
The lovely garden is walled to the Salisbury Road having double access gates to ample parking and double garage. The westerly boundary is to the centre of a pretty forest stream known as Dockens Water which rises in the heart of the New Forest National Park and flows into the nearby Hampshire Avon. There are a number of outbuildings including a wood store, workshop and greenhouse. The central feature of the garden is an ornamental pond with a thatched duck house.
SITUATION: The property is located about a mile north of the Avon Valley market town of Ringwood approached from the Salisbury Road. Ringwood offers a comprehensive range of shopping including a choice of supermarkets, schooling that has an exceptionally good reputation at both primary and senior levels with first class Ofsted ratings and excellent leisure facilities.
Approached via a quiet lane, the New Forest National Park is close by and comprises of thousands of acres of moor, heath and woodland, ideal for walking, cycling and riding. There are also sailing, water skiing and fishing opportunities on the nearby Blashford Lakes. In addition various well known South Coast boating centres are within reasonable driving distance notably at Poole, Christchurch and Lymington.
Road communications are excellent. Salisbury about 16 miles to the North via the A338 and the A31 dual carriageway by passes Ringwood for Bournemouth (about 13 miles) and the West Country and to the east for Southampton via the M27 (about 22 miles) and the M3 for Winchester and London. Mainline railway stations are at Salisbury, Bournemouth, Brockenhurst and Southampton Parkway (off junction 5 of the M27) and international airports for many European destinations are at Bournemouth and Southampton.
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.
EPC RATING: E
COUNCIL TAX BAND: F