NO ONWARD CHAIN Domus Aprica roughly translates as sunny house and aptly describes this light filled detached house which is set in a popular village on the edge of the New Forest. With an east/west aspect, the house enjoys the sun throughout the day and has attractive views over the mature private gardens in which it stands.
Constructed in 1993, the house was built to a classic design and has been finished to a good standard, including bespoke Chestnut wood doors that complement the easily maintained, tiled floors that run through the ground floor. With double glazed windows, gas fired central heating and excellent built-in storage, the house is an easy property to run and enjoy.
The addition of a conservatory has created a wonderful spot in which to relax, whilst the creation of a self contained annexe has added flexibility to the accommodation and provides the opportunity to be used in many ways.
Well presented, the accommodation has a pleasing layout and flow which lends itself to family life and entertaining, with the generous reception space balanced by four/five bedrooms, three of which are double.
From the Entrance Hall there is a ground floor cloakroom and useful understairs cupboard. The large Sitting Room runs the length of the house, enjoying views over the deep front garden. An attractive brick fireplace forms a lovely focal point, fitted with a gas living flame fire, making it a
warm and inviting space to be in the winter and with doors to the Conservatory at the rear, making it equally pleasant in the summer. Double, glazed doors lead to the separate Dining Room which leads to a raised terrace, perfect for evening drinks and garden parties. The Kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of units, has space for appliances and includes a range style oven with six ring gas hob and
extractor over. For ease of access, the annexe can be approached via a door from the main hall or a second door from the rear lobby. The Sitting Room looks out over the rear garden and is of good size, as is the separate Kitchen/Dining Room which has been fitted with a comprehensive
range of units and has room for a table and chairs. The Double Bedroom has a built-in wardrobe and there is a bathroom with white suite. The annexe offers huge potential to be utilised in many different ways, as accommodation for a dependant relative, independent space for teenagers, a holiday let, hobbies or fantastic
work from home space. On the first floor, the landing has a large airing cupboard and leads to the five bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate shower room. The Master Bedroom has good built-in wardrobe space and the benefit of an en suite shower room. Opening to Bedroom 5, a Jack
and Jill Room, which would make an ideal nursery or dressing room. There are three further bedrooms, two of which are double and all with built-in storage.
The house is set well back in its plot, with a five bar gate giving access to the gravelled drive, at the front of the property, which offers plenty of private parking. Mature hedging and trees on the boundaries provides screening and privacy and there is an area of lawn.
To the side of the house, there is a utility area, for bins etc and a large shed provides garden storage. A raised bed gives room for vegetable and fruit growing and a rose draped arch covers steps back up to the terrace.
To the rear of the property the garden is established and secluded. Mature evergreen and flowering shrubs provide a verdant backdrop to an area of lawn, whilst the paved terrace provides an excellent area to sit or dine, whilst watching the sun go down, with a small pond to the side providing a delightful feature.
Woodfalls is a popular village set on the edge of the New Forest and Domus Aprica is located on The Ridge, a sought after residential area of individual modern and attractive older properties that look out towards the Forest.
Local amenities in the neighbouring village of Redlynch includes the high regarded Morgan's Vale and Woodfalls Primary School, which has been noted as one of the top ten performing primary schools in Wiltshire. There are some excellent pubs in the area including the Woodfalls Inn and along with Redlynch, the village enjoys an active and friendly community. Nearby Downton offers further comprehensive amenities including supermarket, shops, leisure centre, pubs and excellent schooling for all ages.
The Cathedral City of Salisbury is about 10 miles distant and offers fine shopping, entertainment, sporting and educational amenities along with main line station for Waterloo. The property also lies within easy reach of Southampton which offers Southampton Parkway Station, providing direct train links to London, and Southampton airport.