THE PROPERTY

The entrance hall/boot room gives access to the breakfast room, with double doors to the conservatory, which is semi open-plan to the kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wooden work surfaces with granite effect work surfaces over, including a sink unit, hob (Calor gas) and electric oven, with space for additional appliances. Sliding doors open giving access to the triple aspect living/dining room, featuring a multi-fuel burning stove and both double and single doors opening to the conservatory. The lodge comprises three bedrooms, the master with en-suite shower room, with the family bathroom accessed via an inner hall, with connecting door to bedroom two.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached through a five bar gate to a generous parking area for several vehicles, with additional gates leading to a hard-standing area providing further parking. The rear garden is mainly lawned with a raised decking area adjacent to the living room, providing a delightful sitting area. Boundaries are formed by fencing and hedging. The side garden is also laid to lawn, with a patio, and a gravelled utilities area with greenhouse.

SERVICES

Mains water and electricity, private drainage and oil fired heating

Council Tax Band: B

The property also benefits from Commoners Rights of Pasture & Mast

THE SITUATION

Blissford is a small hamlet close to the village of Godshill situated in the New Forest National Park, well known for its beautiful walking and riding country. There are numerous pubs in the vicinity and leisure activities can be found at Sandy Balls Holiday Village close by. Nearby is the small town of Fordingbridge comprising a range of shopping facilities and amenities as well as good schooling. The surrounding New Forest offers thousands of acres of heath and woodland ideal for a variety of outdoor pursuits, particularly bike and horse riding. The easily accessible A338 gives access to the cathedral city of Salisbury, with mainline railway station (approximately 13 miles north) and the bustling coastal towns of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (approximately 18 miles south). Southampton is approximately 20 miles east (via the M27), and London approximately a two hour drive (via the M27/M3/M25).

Living in Fordingbridge

Fordingbridge, with its distinctive seven arch bridge spanning the River Avon, rewards discovery. This former market town enjoys an idyllic location between the heath and woodland of the New Forest and rolling chalk downlands of Cranborne Chase. The Avon Valley long-distance footpath from Salisbury to Christchurch runs through the town, meandering beside the Avon. Round and about are some of the loveliest villages, including Rockbourne with the remains of a Roman villa and good, popular pub, the Rose & Thistle, and delightful Breamore with its picturesque Marsh (surviving manorial green) and Elizabethan manor house.

Fordingbridge itself has a high street of interesting independents including an art gallery, architectural salvage yard (a great resource with treasures such as Victorian fireplaces), bookshop and boutiques, and essentials such as butchers and bakers. There’s also a great selection of pubs and restaurants in the area, such as The George in Fordingbridge, The Three Lions at Stuckton and The Foresters at Frogham.

Property in Fordingbridge and surrounding area represents good value for the New Forest and includes character cottages and modern family homes. Families are also attracted by the well-regarded independent schools of Forres Sandle Manor and Moyles Court.

Fordingbridge is positioned just off the main Salisbury to Christchurch Road, so there’s reasonable access to the road networks - including A31 at Ringwood.

£375,000

Blissford, Fordingbridge

  • Bedrooms Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms Bathrooms: 2
  • Receptions Living Rooms: 2

COMMONERS RIGHTS OF PASTURE & MAST - A spacious three-bedroom lodge situated within the beautiful New Forest National Park, just a short distance from the open forest. This delightful home comprises a spacious living/dining room, kitchen, breakfast room, conservatory, two bath/shower rooms, three bedrooms and separate boot room. The gated entrance leads to off-road parking for several vehicles, good sized gardens and various outbuildings.


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