SITUATION

The quiet hamlet of North Gorley and situated in an enviable position within the magnificent New Forest National Park. Offering excellent access to great dog walking, cycling and horse riding on the nearby Gorley Common, a perfect spot for outdoor pursuits, set in a peaceful community. Nearby is a local farm shop, and the popular Royal Oak Public House. The market town of Ringwood is approximately 4 miles away comprising a wide variety of shops, cafes, restaurants, leisure facilities and excellent schooling. The quaint town of Fordingbridge is approximately 2 miles away also offering superb facilities, and the historic city of Salisbury approximately 10 miles north. For commuters, the easily accessed A338 provides links to the larger towns of Bournemouth and Christchurch and the A31 links to the M27 to Southampton.

LOCAL AREA

Ringwood is positioned on the edge of the New Forest, yet is just a short drive from the coast. It is an increasingly popular destination for home hunters having undergone a re-identification; the old cattle market has been transformed into a stylish shopping quarter with names such as Aga, Hobbs, Joules, Waitrose and Waterstones. The adjacent high street has retained its character, with a traditional weekly market and a selection of independent and high street shops, cafes and restaurants. For the commuter, the cities of Salisbury and Southampton are easily reached via the A338 and the A31 and London is just an hour away via a train from Southampton Parkway. The larger shopping towns of Bournemouth (10 miles south) and Southampton (20 miles east), both of which have airports that are easily accessible.

THE PROPERTY

– Large 3 double bedroom detached cottage

– Glorious rural views from all of the bedrooms

– Well appointed country style kitchen with stable door leading to rear of the property

– Gloworm Ultracom LPG central heating system

GROUNDS & GARDENS

– 0.25 acre plot

– Large driveway with parking to both the front and rear

– High successful letting lodge with fantastic views over neighbouring fields

– Detached garage/separate studio/home office

– Large cabin that could be an ideal home office

– Detached one bedroom lodge with separate parking area and garden offering lovely views to the rear

– Situated next to a well renowned forest pub

SERVICES

Energy Performance Rating: E

Tenure: Freehold

LPG gas, mains water, private drainage

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.

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£825,000 Offers In Excess Of

North Gorley, Fordingbridge

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

A wonderful opportunity to purchase an idyllic and well-proportioned 19th Century thatched cottage with wonderful rural views all around the property. Benefitting from a further lodge house that is currently a highly successful holiday let as well as a home office and cabin, the property is highly versatile and is an ideal proposition as either a home and income or a brilliant home with the ability to work from home. Energy Performance Rating: E


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