Old Bridge Cottage with it’s Riverside Studio, lies on the banks of the River Avon at the edge of Ringwood, a beautiful old Market Town on the Western fringe of the New Forest. The house and studio are rented out as one and sleeps 11 in total.
The house overlooks open water meadows to the rear, yet is only a few minutes walk into the bustling town of Ringwood.
Dating back several hundred years in parts, Old Bridge Cottage has been extended over the years to provide a modern, comfortable home suitable for a large family.
A heated outdoor pool is available One can also relax in the 6-seater hot tub and sauna situated in the Riverside Studio. In the main garden, sitting in the thatched ‘Breeze House’ is a wonderful way to enjoy an al fresco meal.
There is approximately 100 feet of riverbank, with fishing rights. Tackle shops are situated a couple of hundred yards away
ABOUT THE COTTAGE
The main hallway leads to the dining /reception hall and the large kitchen and dining area. Modern cherry wood doors and black granite worktops complement the modern Siemens appliances including five ring ceramic hob, electric fan oven, combination oven, full size integrated dishwasher and a fridge freezer.
There is a separate utility room with large American washing machine and tumble dryer with ample cupboards and also a drying room off of an inner hallway.
The house is centrally heated with gas and there are two fireplaces; one is an open fireplace in the lounge and the other a gas effect fireplace in the snug.
The dining area is equipped with large oak refrectory table, matching oak benches and chairs. Stairs from the dining hall lead to the main landing and bedrooms 4 & 5.
There are two staircases. Stairs from the snug lead to a small landing from which three of the bedrooms can be accessed, all with river views. Bedroom 1 has a double bed and bedroom 2 has twin beds. Bedroom 3 also has twin beds. There is plenty of storage available in farmhouse style pine wardrobes and drawers. The family bathroom consists of a bath, shower cubicle, basin and W.C.
Booster pumps power all showers in the house.
A door leads off of the central bedroom 3 to the main landing. A shower room with W.C. can be accessed from bedroom 3 and bedroom 4. Bedroom 4 is a single room off the main landing with views over the water meadows. Bedroom 5 is a double room with ample storage in mirrored sliding door wardrobes, which conceals a TV/DVD player. The en-suite to bedroom 5 has a large double corner bath, shower cubicle, W.C. and basin.
.Old Bridge Cottage
Sleeps 11 adults The cottage has 3 reception rooms, large kitchen/dining room, utility room, drying room, downstairs fully tiled cloakroom, sunroom, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, gardens, outdoor heated swimming pool and a breeze house.
– 3 Reception rooms
– 5 Bedrooms
– 3 Bathrooms
– Heated swimming pool
– Breeze house
The Riverside Studio; This is completely separate from the main house. A door from the garden leads to a central room with large patio doors looking directly onto the river and leading out to decking overhanging the river bank. A small sofa bed and chairs make this a great room to sit in and watch the wildlife on the river.
– 1 Double bed
– Sofa bed
– Hot tub
– Riverside deck