Mockbeggar, New Forest, Hampshire

£550,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
SUMMARY A three bedroom semi-detached chalet style bungalow facing the open forest and offering deceptively spacious accommodation arranged over two floors with the benefit of LPG gas fired central heating and replacement Upvc glazing. The property was extended in 2004 to create a large through living room. Principle rooms enjoy forest glimpses, including the master bedroom with a roof terrace from where fantastic views can be enjoyed towards Ibsley common. A detached two bedroom lodge is sited in the rear garden offering great home and income potential or ancillary accommodation for a dependent relative.

SITUATION Mockbeggar is a forest hamlet in the New Forest National Park within the Western Escarpment Conservation Area and in the Parish of Ibsley, Ellingham and Harbridge. This beautiful forest hamlet is more or less equidistant between Ringwood and Fordingbridge, both market towns in Hampshire. The area offers easy access to hectares of heathland and forest and is in close proximity to the Blashford Lake Nature Reserve. Within this area there is a well reputed farm shop and a choice of fine country style pubs among many other local attractions including the New Forest Water Park. The popular day and boarding coeducational school, Moyles Court is less than a mile from this property and the well reputed state schools of Ringwood or Fordingbridge are a short drive away. For commuters there is easy access onto the major routes of the A31 and M27 nearby as well as Bournemouth and Poole renowned for their award winning sandy beaches.

ACCOMMODATION Enclosed front entrance porch with brick step and hardwood front door, oak strip flooring and panelled door to a spacious dual aspect through lounge/family room; open fireplace, engineered oak flooring, doorway opening into the dining room; fireplace with wood burning stove and display niches above, French doors lead onto a patio area, staircase rises to the first floor, beech effect laminated floor covering flows through into the kitchen; with a range of laminated work surfaces, with inset acrylic one and a half bowl sink unit, pine fronted cupboard and drawer units beneath and two wall hung kitchen cabinets, space/plumbing for a dishwasher, adjacent space for a tall fridge freezer, integrated Neff four ring halogen hob and fan assisted electric oven/grill, side aspect window with view towards Ibsley Common, door leads through into the rear lobby, with cupboard housing the Worcester lpg central heating boiler, further high wall mounted cupboard houses the electricity consumer unit, external door and further stable door lead into the side and rear garden areas, further door into the cloakroom with a pampus coloured suite including a shower cubicle with Mira electric shower valve and extractor fan. Staircase rises out of the dining room to the part galleried first floor landing with doors to all rooms including the dual aspect master bedroom; with a tilt/slide door onto a paved roof terrace with lovely countryside views towards Ibsley common, ensuite cloakroom, shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower valve, adjacent built in airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water cylinder with immersion heater and slatted shelving, vanity unit with circular glass basin, eaves storage space, hatch access to the loft . Bedrooms two and three enjoy countryside glimpses. The bathroom has a lovely countryside view and comprises of a white three piece suite with corner bath and shower attachment, heated towel rail.

EXTERNALLY Approached over a loose gravelled driveway with a cattle grid, leads to a loose gravelled parking area in front of the bungalow and from here a gravelled side pathway on the east side of the property extends past the aforementioned patio, and an LPG tank, to a side gate with brick arch above and side retaining wall leading into the rear garden, which is once again laid to an area of loose gravel for ease of maintenance, a raised decked verandah and an adjacent timber built summer house is also sited here. Gates beyond lead to a separate enclosed lower garden area where there is sited a detached centrally heated two bedroom lodge with labour saving composite cladding and Upvc double glazed windows and external doors with wrap around decking. The Lodge comprises of an open plan kitchen/living room with vaulted ceiling and full width bi folding patio doors onto the decked patio which has an over canopy. The kitchen area offers a range of modern base units with granite work surfaces and wall hung kitchen cabinets; inner hall, bathroom with shower bath and separate wc. Both of the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes, and additionally bedroom two has casement doors onto the decked patio. In this lower garden area there are sited three timber garden sheds/storage facilities. The lodge represents an ideal opportunity potentially for holiday letting or as ancillary accommodation for a dependent relative.

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