Salisbury Road, Breamore, Fordingbridge


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  • Bedrooms: 4
SUMMARY An enchanting wisteria clad four bedroom detached grade II listed cottage, standing in a garden plot approaching half an acre, which enjoys uninterrupted panoramic views over countryside to the rear - a designated site of special scientific interest (SSSI). The property was formerly a pair of semi detached cottages which were combined and then extended in the late 1960's to create a character family home approaching two thousand square feet - offering versatile accommodation arranged over two floors that benefits from oil fired central heating, in addition to which there is an attached workshop and garage, and plentiful off road parking. An ideal family home which may also offer scope for home and income purposes.

SITUATION Breamore is an historic village and civil parish, astride the A338 between the larger centres of Fordingbridge and Downton. The village boasts an impressive Anglo Saxon parish church (St Marys), an Elizabethan Manor House (Breamore House) a Manorial Green, and is served by the 'Bat and Ball' public house. The property is located close to the New Forest National Park and is also within short driving distance of Cranborne Chase. The Cathedral City of Salisbury is approximately eight and a half miles away.

ACCOMMODATION Covered oak framed front entrance porch with period bell pull and letterbox. Studded oak front entrance door leads into;

Entrance Hall | Beamed ceiling. Wall mounted central heating thermostat. High wall mounted cupboard houses the electricity fuse board. Staircase rises to the first floor. Solid pine latched internal doors lead to;

Cloakroom | Half tiled. Close coupled wc. Wall hung wash hand basin.

Sitting Room | An atmospheric living space with a beamed ceiling. Inglenook fireplace with solid oak bressummer beam. Cast iron grate and over canopy. Stone/brick hearth. Fitted full width cupboards and shelving. Front aspect multi-pane casement windows. Two pairs of French doors provide direct access onto the rear patio and overlooks the rear garden, with commanding views of the countryside beyond.

Dining Room | Timber beamed ceiling. Front aspect multi-pane casement windows. Fitted shelved cupboard. French doors open onto the patio with countryside views beyond. Further solid pine latched door leads into:

Kitchen | Light beech effect laminated work surfaces with tiled splash backs above. Inset one and a half bowl single drainer sink with 'swan neck' mixer tap - positioned beneath the rear garden aspect casement window, with some lovely countryside views beyond. Further front aspect multi-pane casement window. Siemens integrated dishwasher. Integrated Bosch electric double oven/grill. Bosch four ring electric hob. Bosch recirculating extractor canopy above with multi-speed fan and light. Integrated tall fridge/freezer. Adjacent tall larder cupboard with racking. Cupboard and drawer units beneath the work surfaces. Trianco floor mounted oil fired central heating boiler. Solid pine latch door leads into the;

Utility Room | Two fitted full height shelved double storage cupboards. Space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer etc. Tiled flooring. External door to a side covered entrance porch.

A staircase with under stair cupboard rises out of the entrance hall to the first floor landing. Three multi-pane front aspect casement window. Built in double airing cupboard - factory lagged hot water cylinder, immersion heater and slatted shelving. Access to attic space. Solid pine latch doors lead to;

Bedroom One | A generous size double bedroom with a front and rear garden aspect with far reaching countryside views. Archway leads into a dressing area - two double wardrobes/storage cupboards. Front aspect window. Solid pine latch door leads into;

Ensuite Shower Room | Double shower cubicle with a slim tray and glazed side screen splashback. Thermostatic shower valve. Folding acrylic seat. Two hand grips. Vanity unit with two louvre fronted double cupboards beneath - mirror strip light and shaver socket above. Close coupled wc. Rear aspect casement window with garden and countryside view.

Bedroom Two | A rear garden aspect with countryside views beyond. Built in double wardrobe.

Bedroom Three | A rear garden aspect with countryside views beyond. Fitted double wardrobe.

Bedroom Four | A dual aspect, including a rear garden aspect with countryside views. Built in double wardrobe.

Family Bathroom | Fully tiled. Panelled bath with shower rail/curtain and Triton shower valve. Vanity unit with double cupboard beneath. Close coupled wc. Shaver socket. Rear aspect casement window.

EXTERNALLY The house stands in a garden plot approaching half an acre and enjoys a wide frontage to the A338. The front boundary is defined by low timber panel fencing. The front garden which faces in a South Westerly direction is mainly laid to lawn. A pedestrian gate set into the fence line leads directly to the front entrance porch. A five bar gate provides vehicular access to plentiful off road parking/turning and the attached garage - double timber doors and a personal side access 'traffic door'. Adjacent to the garage is an attached timber built wood/log store.

The main area of garden lies to the rear of the house and comprises of a full width paved patio bounded by a colourful border stocked with a profusion of perennial and annual varieties creating the ambience of an 'English Country Garden'. In the main the rear garden is laid to an expanse of lawn that slopes gently towards a tributary of the River Avon to the North East and South East perimeter of the rear garden. To the South East facing side of the rear garden is an orchard of various fruit trees and fruit shrubs - including black Morello cherry, apple, pear and raspberries. A vegetable plot and greenhouse is also sited in this area. A timber built workshop is attached the South East side of the house with 'end on' double opening doors, further side aspect personal door, workbench and lathe, electric power and light, access to additional attic space.

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