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3 bed detached bungalow for sale

£849,950

Rockford, Ringwood BH24

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Property description

A beautifully presented contemporary home, situated in an idyllic rural location on the edge of the open forest, yet within easy reach of Ringwood town centre. This individual property has been completely and sympathetically refurbished by the current owners to offer light and spacious accommodation, finished with quality fixtures and fittings and tastefully decorated throughout. The property is set in private southerly aspect gardens of approximately an acre, with picturesque views to the front across the New Forest. Energy Efficiency Rating: D

The property in located in the highly sought after and picturesque hamlet of Rockford, adjacent to the open New Forest and situated within the New Forest National Park; offering thousands of acres of heath and woodland for a variety of outdoor pursuits, particularly bike and horse riding. There is a popular country pub nearby and convenient access to excellent private and state schools, with the delightful market town of Ringwood just 2 miles away. Ringwood offers a comprehensive array of independent and high street shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as two supermarkets and two leisure centres. The A338 is easily accessible, providing links to the larger coastal towns of Bournemouth and Christchurch (approx. 10 miles South), Southampton (approx. 18 miles East via the A31/M27) and Salisbury (approx. 15 miles North). There are international airports at both Bournemouth and Southampton, with regular National Express coaches departing from Ringwood to London Victoria.

The property is accessed via an attractive solid oak framed porch, to an entrance which has space for appliances, and gives access to a cloakroom. The modern, country style kitchen has a delightful double aspect is fitted with a range of ‘shaker’ style units with quality granite work surfaces over, and a built in electric oven, inset induction hob and inset ceramic sink unit. Further appliances include an integrated freezer, integrated dishwasher and oil fired aga, ideal for use during the winter months. A matching central island unit incorporates additional storage cupboards and a useful breakfast bar. From the kitchen is an inner hall, which gives access to the rest accommodation, finished with beautiful engineered oak flooring, which continues through to the living/dining room; this impressive reception room features a bright triple aspect which provides a delightful outlook, with double French doors opening on to the rear patio and gardens, and comprises a brick fireplace with inset wood-burning stove. The property has a favourable layout, with the three double bedrooms positioned to the other side of the property, served by a family bathroom which comprises a modern white suite which includes both a bath and separate shower unit finished with attractive tiling. The large master suite overlooks the extensive, private gardens with double doors opening onto the patio. Further benefitting from a double built in wardrobe and an elegant, newly installed luxury en-suite shower room, comprising an oversized contemporary shower cubicle with porcelain tiled walls and attractively tiled floors. Bedroom two has a double fitted wardrobe and also enjoys an aspect over the rear gardens; whist bedroom three has a front garden aspect.

The property is approached by a gravelled drive, to a good sized parking area and a timber framed triple cart-house, which incorporates a double open-bay carport, and a workshop/store with double doors. The front gardens are laid to lawn, and from here there are stunning views towards surrounding countryside and the adjacent New Forest. To the front boundaries are post and rail fencing and mature shrubs providing a good degree of privacy.
The extensive southerly aspect rear garden also provides a good degree of seclusion with mature hedges, trees and close board fencing to the boundaries. The garden is lawned with steps up to two raised patio areas adjacent to the master bedrooms, and the living/dining room.
There is a newly built large detached double garage (8m x 5m) with double opening wooden doors with storage above. Near the front is a personal door, also light and power, and an adjoining covered wood storage area along the side of the garage. Summerhouse/office.


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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £474,891 Sales 352 Current average value £512,571 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £25,858 ▲ 5.31%

Property value data/graphs for BH24

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £633,205 £383 3.7 £579,335
Semi-detached £342,421 £350 3.1 £323,658
Terraced £294,795 £361 2.8 £348,452
Flats £221,722 £328 1.8 £214,252

Current asking prices in BH24

Average: £662,752
Avg. current asking prices in BH24
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £118,317
(3)
£316,124
(22)
£410,128
(41)
£833,538
(26)
£1,156,667
(6)
Flats £235,967
(3)
£251,250
(4)
£325,000
(1)
- -
All £177,142
(6)
£306,143
(26)
£408,101
(42)
£833,538
(26)
£1,156,667
(6)

Current asking rents in BH24

Average: £987 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BH24
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £598 pcm
(1)
£1,050 pcm
(3)
£1,352 pcm
(1)
£1,172 pcm
(2)
-
Flats £516 pcm
(2)
£1,001 pcm
(1)
- - -
All £543 pcm
(3)
£1,038 pcm
(4)
£1,352 pcm
(1)
£1,172 pcm
(2)
-

Fun facts for BH24

Highest value in BH24
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Forest Lane £1,506,862
Coach Hill Lane £1,319,684
Bisterne Close £1,314,260
Church Lane £1,297,446
Highwood £1,267,932
Highest turnover in BH24
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Fernlea Close 64.3%
Riverside 58.3%
Strides Lane 56.2%
Egmont Drive 50.0%
Webbs Close 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Rockford

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 82%

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4.5 stars
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  • currently 2 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4.5 stars
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  • currently 4.5 stars
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  • currently 4.5 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 4.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Hinton Admiral (8.4 miles)
  • Christchurch (9.0 miles)
  • Sway (9.2 miles)
  • Bournemouth Airport (6.8 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (19.0 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (54.3 miles)
  • Christchurch Quay Ferry Landing (9.6 miles)
  • Tuckton Tea Gardens Ferry Landing (9.7 miles)
  • Wick Christchurch Ferry Landing (9.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Poulner Junior School (0.7 miles)
  • Poulner Infant School (0.8 miles)
  • Ringwood Church of England Infant School (1.7 miles)
  • Ferndown Upper School (7.1 miles)
  • Canford School (9.6 miles)
  • Queen Elizabeth's School (10.9 miles)
  • Moyles Court School (0.5 miles)
  • Ringwood School Academy (1.5 miles)
  • Forres Sandle Manor School (4.7 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,483 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 84,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £3,059 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £12/mo (£148/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy

Gas £46 Electricity £48 Estimated energy cost £94/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 16200 kWh/year
Electricity: 3900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

New Forest

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £267 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water

Supply £26 Sewerage £25 Estimated water cost £51 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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