A truly exceptional, modern country house with excellent, spacious accommodation including a lovely, light dining hall, impressive drawing room, beautifully fitted kitchen/breakfast room and five bedrooms, four with en suite bathrooms. The property stands in extensive gardens and paddocks of 1.75 acres, with direct access onto the open New Forest. The floor area extends to 3600 sq ft.
An imposing, Oak pillared porch shelters the hardwood front entrance door which opens into a superb, spacious Dining Hall with a polished tiled floor, wood burning stove and attractive Oak turning staircase with wrought iron balustrades, a full height glass window allows plenty of natural light, bi-fold doors open onto the rear garden, there is a large, shelved cupboard with double doors and a coats cupboard to one end. Glazed Oak double doors open to the impressive Drawing Room which has a wide board natural Oak floor, a brick fireplace with wood burning stove and rustic timber mantel. This triple aspect room has views over the driveway and onto the landscaped gardens. The Kitchen/Breakfast Room has been fitted with a quality range of white, hand painted cupboards and drawers with matching eye-level wall cupboards, pewter cabinet ware and dark granite work surfaces, integrated appliances include a dishwasher, a Britannia range cooker, a tall Miele fridge and six drawer Miele freezer and a combination oven. There is also a central island with room for breakfast bar stools which allows for additional preparation space and there are bi-folding doors giving views out over the rear garden. A flagstone floor continues through into the Utility Room where there are work surfaces, floor and wall cupboards, a ceramic sink, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. There is a Cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin, also housing the IVT Greenline boilers and tanks for the ground source heat pump which supply the under floor heating to the ground floor and radiators on the first floor. Continuing on the ground floor; there is as Study which is close the main reception hall and has a storage cupboard. There are three double bedrooms on the ground floor and a family shower room. Bedroom Three has shutter blinds and an En Suite Bathroom with a key-shaped bath with glass screen and shower over, WC, wash hand basin, illuminated mirror and chrome towel rail. Bedroom Four has shutter blinds, double doors leading out onto the rear garden and an En Suite Bathroom with a key-shaped bath with glass screen and shower over, wash hand basin, WC, illuminated mirror and a white heated towel rail. Bedroom Five again has shutter blinds and double doors onto the rear garden, this could alternatively be used as a play room or TV room. The Family Shower Room is fully tiled with a ceiling rose shower and wet room mosaic floor, a wall hung basin, WC, illuminated mirror and a chrome heated towel rail. The spacious Galleried First Floor Landing has a vaulted glass window which looks over the rear garden. The very spacious Master Bedroom has a dual aspect with windows and Velux windows overlooking the paddock and gardens, a walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails and compartments and an additional double wardrobe. There is a luxury En Suite Bathroom which includes a sunken Jacuzzi bath, wall hung basin, WC and bidet, an illuminated mirror and coordinating floor and wall tiling. Bedroom Two is also an excellent size with a row of double wardrobes and an En Suite Bathroom fitted with a key-shaped bath with glass screen and shower over, a wash hand basin, WC, illuminated mirror and white heated towel rail. Outside: To the front there are wrought iron railings and gates opening to a gravel drive which approaches the property and leads to the Oak framed, barn-style car port with a log store. The remainder of the front garden is laid to lawn and landscaped with mature planting. The main garden is mostly lawned with a patio seating area leading out from the kitchen and there are raised beds to the perimeter. A large Willow tree and Conifer hedge divides the garden from the paddocks where there is a post and rail enclosed paddock and an additional area of garden with a brick built tool store for the ride-on mower which could perhaps lend itself as a home office as it has light and power. There are also outside taps and lighting. Services: Mains electricity, ground source heat pump, private drainage.
A hundred years ago, W.H. Hudson described these villages as “a land of secret green, out of the world places”. Surrounded by the New Forest these villages are a short distance from the foreshores of the Solent. They afford beautiful quiet areas with horses and cows roaming freely, lovely country lanes, beautiful churches and traditional inns.