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A detached characterful house located within a popular New Forest village, in need of major renovation and modernisation in a generous plot of approximately 0.40 acre. Hall, kitchen, dining room, sitting/dining room, 3 bedrooms and shower room/WC. Utility room/WC. Oil fired central heating. Generous garden with vehicular access and space for parking and garage (subject to planning consent). EPC band E.
Council tax band: F Amount payable 2020/21: £2554.11
Electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. 2 solar panels.
The west facing property is located in a most attractive rural position within the New Forest National Park occupying a prominent position overlooking the green and giving easy access to the thousands of acres of heath and woodland of the New Forest, ideal for the nature or outdoor enthusiast for walking, running, cycling or horse riding.
The popular village of South Gorley is well connected. There is an excellent farm shop and café with the neighbouring village of North Gorley having a public house. Fordingbridge provides further local facilities including a variety of independent shops and eateries, a building society, medical centre, public library and churches of various denominations. The nearby village of Hyde has a primary school, a feeder school to The Burgate School and Sixth Form in Fordingbridge. The area is well connected with easy access to a number of important centres, Salisbury is 12 miles to the north and Ringwood and Bournemouth, with its beaches, 4 and 17 miles respectively to the south. Southampton is some 18 miles.
The attractive property was, we believe, built in the mid 19th century. I was extended by the current owner in the 1970s. Now in need of extensive renovation and modernisation. There is evidence of some historic settlement. There is also damp penetration to the front of the property that can, we understand, be rectified by the removal of the red covering and replacing with lime render. The property offers the opportunity to create a stunning home in a sought after location. For planning enquiries within the National Park: 01590 646615 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Original exposed timber wall. Parquet floor. Stairs to first floor.
Wall cupboards, base cupboards with laminated work surface. Stainless steel sink. Space for oven. Under stairs cupboard. Oil fired boiler. Open to:
Stone fireplace. Parquet floor. Radiator.
Stone fireplace with timber surround. Parquet floor. Radiator. Stairs from hall to first floor landing:
Exposed timber wall. Wardrobe. Washbasin. Radiator.
Exposed timber wall. 2 Wardrobes. Victorian cast fireplace. Access to roof space.
Walk-in shower with mains shower fitted. Vanity unit with washbasin. WC. Airing cupboard with lagged hot-water tank. Heated towel rail.
Currently accessed from the garden, with plumbing for a washing machine. Cloakroom with WC.
The property is approached over a gravel track giving a right of access to the rear of the property where there is the opportunity to create a driveway and build a garage/carport if required (subject to planning consent). The attractive garden plot which extends to approximately 0.40 of an acre has predominantly mature hedge boundaries, a deck adjoining the property and is laid to lawn, interspersed with mature fruit trees. To the northern side of the property is pedestrian access and an oil tank, coal bunker and a well (capped).