Lode Hill, Downton, SP5

Price £340,000

Reference: #15084 - RINGWOOD


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NO FORWARD CHAIN. DELIGHTFUL 3 BEDROOM DETACHED BUNGALOW located on the outskirts of the popular village of Downton, but also within walking distance of the village centre. Situated on a tucked away, elevated plot on Lode Hill and accessed via its own long, private driveway which provides parking and access to a large detached garage, this desirable bungalow has the flexibility to provide either a great family home or equally, the peace and quiet desired by a retired couple. The bungalow is presented in excellent decorative order providing surprisingly spacious living accommodation having been extended by its previous owners. The light and airy double aspect living room features large windows and patio doors which lead to the side aspect of the property. There are two bedrooms on the ground floor, a refurbished shower room and kitchen which opens onto a superb dining room which is flooded with light from the patio doors and adjacent windows which lead onto the side garden area of the property. On the first floor there is a super sized master bedroom which runs the length of the bungalow and benefits from stunning views across Downton and the surrounding country side. The property benefits from UPVC double glazing, gas fired radiator central heating and attractive tiled flooring which runs through much of the ground floor accommodation. Outside the property is approached by its own long, private driveway which provides parking for several cars and leads to the detached, oversized single garage. UPVC soffits, fascias and guttering feature and the bungalow benefits from front, side and rear gardens which are a particular delight, with well stocked, planted raised borders, attractive shrubs and areas laid to lawn and decorative shingle. The gardens offer both privacy and a relaxing, picturesque setting.

  • Detached 3 Bedroom Bungalow
  • Easy access to The New Forest National Park
  • UPVC Double Glazing & Gas Central Heating
  • UPVC Soffits, Fascias, Guttering
  • Private Gardens
  • Large Detached Garage
  • Driveway with Parking for Several cars

Full Description

Entrance Porch and Hallway
The Bungalow benefits from an open porch which leads via UPVC front door to the entrance hall to the property. The hallway provides access to the downstairs accommodation and houses an airing cupboard and stairs to the first floor. The hallway features an attractive tiled floor, which flows through much of the ground floor accommodation.

Living Room
4.39m (14'5) x 3.3m (10'10)
The double aspect living room has a light and airy, welcoming feel. There is a large window to the front aspect, side aspect window and patio doors which lead to the side garden. There is an open hatch to the kitchen.

3.46m (11'4) x 2.33m (7'8)
The kitchen is full of character, overlooks the rear of the bungalow and is fitted with a range of ivory, kitchen wall and base units beneath a contrasting roll top work surface. The kitchen is fitted around a ‘central block' which houses additional storage cupboards and a stove with gas hob, electric griddle and double oven under. There is an integrated dish washer, fridge freezer and inset one and a half bowl sink drainer. There is space and plumbing for a free standing washing machine. A door leads to a large under stairs cupboard which houses the boiler to the property. Attractive wall and floor tiling feature with the floor tiling flowing seamlessly via a large opening into the large dining/family room.

Dining/Family Room
4.85m (15'11) x 3.56m (11'8)
The dining/family room is an inviting room providing a lovely, spacious family space. Opening directly from the kitchen the dining/family room is flooded with light from the south facing patio doors and adjacent side windows which open onto the side garden area.

2m (6'7) x 1.65m (5'5)
The refurbished bathroom has a fresh, crisp feel benefitting from a side aspect window, attractive white, ripple effect tiles with contrasting inset border tile. The bathroom features a white suite comprising of large, walk in shower with tiled seat, wash hand basin and w.c. A tiled floor completes the attractive bathroom decor.

Bedroom 2
3.49m (11'5) x 2.7m (8'10)
Bedroom 2 overlooks the rear elevation and benefits from built in double wardrobes.

Bedroom 3
2.81m (9'3) x 2m (6'7)

  • Bedroom 3 overlooks the side aspect of the bungalow and features a built in double wardrobe. There is a wash basin with tiled splash back and a door leading to a cloakroom w.c.
  • (The potential exists to enhance the accommodation further by creating an en-suite shower room to bedroom 2 should this be a requirement of the future owners).

Bedroom 1
8.3m (27'3) x 2.95m (9'8) Max
When you think you have explored all this bungalow has to offer there is more. An inner hall houses stairs to the first floor which is home to bedroom 1. This room runs the length of the bungalow and features sloping ceilings and loft eaves access doors providing plentiful storage. There are windows to each gable end and the two large velux windows provide delightful, far reaching views across Downton and to the countryside beyond.

5.1m (16'9) x 3.5m (11'6)
The large, detached garage features an up and over steel garage door and side access door. Light and power is supplied to the garage.

Outside, the property is approached via a long, private driveway accessed from Lode Hill, which provides turning space and parking for several cars. The driveway leads to the detached garage and entrance porch to the bungalow. The side garden area is laid to shingle and opened onto by the patio doors from both living room and dining/family room. Well maintained, planted raised borders run along the side garden path which leads to the rear garden. The private, rear garden features a raised lawn area bordered by mature shrubs and a shingle terrace which features a charming corrugated potting shed. Rear and side aspect pathways provide easy access around the property.

Additional Photos

Gas Fired Central Heating Via Radiators

UPVC Double Glazing

Tenure: Freehold

Transport links
The property is located on Lode Hill, Downton within walking distance of the good local facilities including the library, supermarket, further shops, church, hall, schools and peaceful walks along the banks of the River Avon. Downton is located within easy reach of Salisbury, some six miles to the north as well as the New Forest National Park to the south and the south coast. There are good road links to Ringwood and Salisbury via the A338 and the A31 or scenic New Forest road links the M27. Bournemouth, Southampton and Portsmouth are within easy reach.

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