Forest Road

Detached House: 5 beds, 2 baths, 1 shower, 3 receptions

Guide Price £925,000

Agent Details

Slades Estate Agents

Tel: 01202 548855




Character Residence * Direct Forest access * Extensive Accommodation * Large Secluded Plot measuring approx. 6 Acres * 5 Bedrooms * 3 Reception Rooms * 33ft. Long Kitchen/Dining Room * Wet Room * Family Bathroom * En Suite Bathroom * Heated Swimming Pool * Large Driveway * A number of Outbuildings *


A delightfully Characterful Forest Residence believed to date back to the early 1900's with many influences from the Arts and Crafts Movement, offering extensive family orientated accommodation to include 3 Large Reception Rooms, a 33ft. long Kitchen/Dining Room and 5 Bedrooms. This stunning home occupies a large plot approaching 6 Acres incorporating a large mature woodland area and enjoys total seclusion with the added benefit of an outside heated Swimming Pool, a large Driveway and a number of Outbuildings.

Situated within the New Forest National Park and benefiting from direct forest access, the property is ideally situated in a rural yet convenient environment betwixt the villages of Bransgore and Burley, which both offer a good range of amenities, whilst the beautiful harbourside town of Christchurch and the charming market town of Ringwood, which both offer a more comprehensive range of shopping and entertainment facilities, are approximately 5 miles distant.

To the Ground Floor are three light and airy reception rooms, where a solid wood front door with a leaded light insert opens onto a large Reception Hall, enjoying a dual aspect to the front and rear and featuring a chimney breast facilitating a clear view wood burner upon a granite hearth, there is also a smooth set ceiling with inset downlighters, a staircase leading to the First Floor with a useful understairs storage cupboard and wooden flooring.

The Lounge enjoys a pleasant dual aspect to the front and side with twin opening doors providing external access.   It benefits from a chimney breast with an inset clear view wood burner upon a granite hearth, a smooth set ceiling with inset downlighters and wooden flooring.

The Sitting Room benefits from a pleasant dual aspect with a pair of windows to the front and twin opening doors providing external access to the Patio area at the rear.  It benefits from a chimney breast with an inset clear view wood burner upon a stone hearth with an attractive red brick fire surround.  There is also a smooth set ceiling with inset downlighters and wooden flooring.  

The impressive Kitchen/Dining Room measures approximately 33ft. in length and enjoys a light and airy feel with windows to all four sides.  Fitted with a solid wood farmhouse style Kitchen complimented by a granite work surface incorporating a butler style sink with tiled splashbacks.  There is also an "Essey" wood fired Aga and a "Stoves" electric double oven and grill with hob over.   The Kitchen is further complimented by a smooth set ceiling which is vaulted to one end, inset downlighters, part wood and part tiled flooring.   From the Kitchen a door leads to a Rear Lobby, which in turn provides external access.

A Ground Floor Wet Room is fitted with a wall mounted shower, a close coupled W.C. and a pedestal wash hand basin.  It benefits from a window to the rear, a door providing external access and a further "Velux" style window. 

From the Reception Hall a turning staircase leads to the First Floor Landing with an airing cupboard and the added benefit of a large walk-in storage cupboard.

The Master Bedroom enjoys a dual aspect providing an excellent outlook over the extensive grounds. There is a selection of built-in wardrobes and a further storage cupboard and is further complimented by smooth set ceilings with inset downlighters and exposed wooden floorboards.  

The En Suite Shower Room is fitted with a white 4-piece suite incorporating a bath with centrally located mixer taps and a hand held shower attachment, a corner shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin and a close coupled W.C.  Furthermore, there is a window to the rear, a smooth set ceiling with inset downlighters and part tiled walls.    

Bedroom Two is an ample size double room with a window to the side and benefiting from built-in wardrobe facilities.   Bedrooms Three, Four and Five are all smaller sized double rooms all benefiting from a pleasant outlook to the rear and feature cast iron fireplaces, whilst Bedrooms Three and Four both have the added benefit  of built-in storage facilities.   

The Family Bathroom enjoys a window to the front and comprises a panelled bath with a hand held shower attachment over and a pedestal wash hand basin.  There is also an adjacent Cloakroom.


The property occupies a mature and extensive plot approaching approximately 6 acres with vast areas of lawn and a mature wooded area to one side. To the front is a large driveway and to the rear of the property is a heated and pumped SWIMMING POOL with an adjacent large paved Patio and Summerhouse.  There are a number of outbuildings to include a Timber Framed Garage with an adjacent Storage Shed, a Stable style outbuilding, a useful Workshop/Studio with an adjacent Storage Room and a number of Log Stores.

The accommodation with approximate room sizes comprises:-

RECEPTION HALL:  22'8" x 17'1" ( 6.91m x 5.21m) maximum.
LOUNGE:  22'2" x 11'11" ( 6.76m x 3.63m).
SITTING ROOM:   19'6" x 12'7" (5.94m x 3.84m).
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM:   32'9" x 17'8" (9.98m x 5.38m) narrowing to 11'7" (3.53m).
WET ROOM:  17'11" x 4'1" (5.46m x 1.24m).
MASTER BEDROOM:    22'2" x 21'11" (6.76m x 6.68m) narrowing to 11'11" (3.63m).
BEDROOM TWO:  11'8" x 11'0"  (3.56m x 3.35m) maximum + wardrobe recess.
BEDROOM THREE:  11'4" x 10'5" (3.45m x 3.18m).
BEDROOM FOUR:   9'8" x 9'6" (2.95m x 2.9m).
BEDROOM FIVE:  9'7" x 9'3" (2.92m x 2.82m).



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