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An attractive and well-presented detached cottage offering spacious and flexible family accommodation with a south and west facing garden, in a convenient location. EPC band D.
Outgoings: Council tax band: F (improvement indicator) Amount payable 2021/22: £2805.10
Mains water, electricity and gas. Private drainage.
The property is located approximately 1 mile from the town centre on the northern edge of Fordingbridge, conveniently positioned for access to schools and the main bus route. Please note that there is a current planning application for a low density housing development to the rear of the property details can be view at www.planning.newforest.gov.uk application: 20/10228
Fordingbridge provides excellent local facilities including a medical centre, hospital, public library, churches of various denominations and selection of independent local shops and eateries together with a supermarket. Infant, Junior and The Burgate Secondary School and Sixth Form are within walking distance. The town is convenient for access to a number of important centres with Salisbury some 11 to the north where there is a main line railway station for services to London (Waterloo), Ringwood and Bournemouth some 6 and 17 miles respectively to the south. The port of Southampton is 18 miles to the south east via the B3078 and M27 which can be reached at Cadnam, approximately 10 miles distant. The New Forest National Park is a short distance from the property offering thousands of acres of heath and woodland for horse riding, cycling and walking. There is access opposite the property to the Avon Valley footpath, which conveniently leads to the New Forest for those on foot.
The attractive cottage has been adapted and refurbished during the current ownership to accommodate a large family growing up and now provides well-arranged and generous accommodation. In recent years the property has received hardwood double glazing in the majority of the windows and has gas fired central heating throughout. To the rear the generous garden offers potential to build a garage/annex (subject to planning).
Fitted with base cupboards and wall units. Laminate work surfaces. Stainless steel sink. Door to:
A hand-made country style kitchen with base cupboards, drawers and wall units in a cream finish. Oak work surfaces with granite to each side of the cooker. Space for range cooker with extractor over. Space for dishwasher. Space for fridge. Breakfast area with oak flooring. Radiator. Door to garden. Open to:
Exposed beams. 2 radiators. Inglenook style fireplace (currently not used for open fire). Bay window.
Door to front of property (not used). 2 radiators. Bay window. Wood burning stove fitted. Study area with under stairs cupboard and a radiator.
Radiator. Stairs to first floor. Door to garden
Shower cubicle with mains shower. WC. Pedestal Washbasin. Heated towel rail.
Access to loft. Radiator.
Built-in wardrobes. Radiator.
Panelled bath. Shower cubicle with mains shower fitted. Pedestal washbasin. WC. Heated towel rail.
Built-in cupboard housing gas fired boiler and lagged hot water cylinder. Radiator.
Panelled bath. Pedestal washbasin. WC. Heated towel rail.
The property is approached through a 5 bar gate leading to a gravel driveway providing ample parking and turning space. The attractive rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with mature planting including a number of fruit trees. A large patio area offers a lovely west-facing area for alfresco dining with steps leading to the lawn. There is a wood store, a shed to the rear of the garden and a block built workshop measuring approximately 27' 11'' x 10' 4'' (8.50m x 3.15m) adjoining the property.