North Gorley, Fordingbridge, SP6
£1,350,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
A characterful and beautifully presented four/five bedroom barn conversion situated in a quiet and unspoilt part of The New Forest National Park.

The Barn has been lovingly renovated and modernised to exacting standards throughout, creating a most charming and versatile family home, which retains a great deal of charm with exposed Oak beams and natural floor surfaces.

In addition to this, there is an attached but completely self-contained, one bedroom annexe.

The informal gardens extend to about half an acre and include a detached double garage complex and a separate substantial stable/workshop.

The Property:

- Covered porch leads in to the spacious double height reception hall, with original slate floors, exposed beams, stairs to the first floor (west-wing), under stairs storage cupboard, and access to all principal rooms

- To the right on entering is a study/Bedroom 5 with an aspect to the front. Adjacent is a modern ‘Ideal Standard' shower room with rain shower, W.C, wash basin and window to the side

- From the reception hall, double doors lead into the most spectacular open-plan kitchen/dining/family room with beautiful views over the garden and access onto a wonderful, large, composite wood effect sun terrace and hot tub area. The kitchen offers a full range of English solid Oak units with Granite worktops and a superb island style breakfast bar. Appliances include a Rayburn 600 series, oil fired (fully programmable) range cooker with double oven, a NEFF (slide-away door) oven, NEFF induction boost power hob, traditional butlers sink and a BRITA water filter tap

- The Utility area is to the rear of the kitchen and has space for washing machine, dryer, and features matching units to the kitchen a petite Butlers sink, boiler housing (new condensing oil fired boiler) and access to the side garden via a solid wood stable door

- From the main reception hall, stairs lead to the west wing which comprises of two good size double bedrooms, with an adjacent fully fitted high quality bathroom suite. From the reception hall further double doors lead to the sitting room, with a wonderful Inglenook fireplace and ‘Villager' wood-burning stove, this room features quality Oak flooring, 5 amp lighting circuit, and French doors to the front and rear aspect

- Solid Oak stairs from the living room lead to the east-wing which comprises of two excellent size double bedrooms both with fitted storage cupboards, to the landing there is ample space for a perfect study area

- The adjacent bathroom is of a generous size and comprises of a luxury four piece suite with double walk-in rain shower and heated brushed Porcelain tiled floor. Under floor heating features throughout the kitchen, utility, dining room and hall, with controls for each zone

Located in the quiet Hamlet of North Gorley and situated in an enviable position within the magnificent New Forest Nation Park. The Barn offers excellent access to great walking, cycling and horse riding on the nearby Gorley Common, a perfect spot for outdoor pursuits, set in a peaceful forest community. Nearby is a local farm shop, and within walking distance is the popular Royal Oak Public House. The market town of Ringwood is approximately 5 miles away comprising a wide variety of shops, cafes, restaurants, leisure facilities and excellent schooling. The quant town of Fordingbridge is approximately 2 miles away also offering superb facilities, with the historic city of Salisbury approximately 10 miles North. For commuters, the easily accessed A338 provides direct links to the larger coastal towns of Bournemouth and Christchurch (approx. 12 miles) and the A31 links to the M27 to Southampton (approx. 20 miles).

From the covered porch access is gained to the spacious reception hall, with stairs to the first floor, storage cupboards, underfloor heating and access to all principal rooms.To the right on entering is a study with a window to the front. Adjacent is a shower room with a shower cubicle, w.c, basin and window to the side. From the reception hall, double doors lead to the spectacular open-plan kitchen and conservatory area. Recently re-fitted the kitchen offers a range of cream painted units, windows to the side and rear, a single bowl single drainer sink unit, oil fired and electric AGAs, a large breakfast bar, larder cupboard and utility area with space for domestic appliances and a stable door to the side. The kitchen has been opened up to a beautifully constructed oak framed conservatory with a vaulted ceiling and doors to the rear decking and garden beyond. The entire kitchen/conservatory area benefits from underfloor heating. From the double height reception hall further double doors lead to the sitting room, with a Inglenook style fireplace with woodburner, French style doors to front and rear aspects and stairs leading to:

The first floor galleried landing and to the master bedroom with open vaulted ceiling and windows to the front and rear and a built in wardrobe. Bedroom two is found on the opposite side of the landing, again with an open vaulted ceiling, a wardrobe and large window to the side. Between these two bedrooms is a delightful recently fitted bathroom with a glass wet room shower area, free standing bath, vanity unit with basin and W.C. The other two bedrooms are accessed via the stairs from the reception hall, again both having open vaulted ceilings. They are serviced by a bathroom with bath, basin and W.C.

THE ANNEXE

The annexe has its own front entrance door. The lobby then leads into the kitchen area with a range of built in units, sink and cooker with a window to the rear. To the right on entering the hallway is the doorway to the double bedroom with a wardrobe, window to the side and door to the ensuite bathroom. The bathroom has a bath, with shower over, W.C and basin with a window to the front. To the left of the lobby is the door to the sitting room which has an open vaulted ceiling and a wood burning stove. It has windows to the side and front with double French doors to the rear garden.

The property is approached via a cattle grid. A circular gravel driveway lies to the front with a central island. Adjacent is the DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 5.77m (18'11) x 5.03m (16'6)

with two sets of double doors, eaves storage, power and light, windows to both sides, a personal door to one side and outside water tap.To the side of the property is the oil tank and boiler, a screened dustbin area, electric meter and LOG STORE. A gravelled pathway leads through to the rear garden which is informally planned with timber decking to the rear of the main part of the accommodation and a gravelled patio area to the rear of the annexe. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with a lightly wooded area bordered by a stream. Klargester treatment unit. The lawn then extends to the annexe side of the property.

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