An attractive period house set in approximately 4.7 acres of private gardens and paddocks set in a peaceful rural location yet close to amenities, with access at the end of the lane onto the open forest. A particular feature of the property are the excellent range of outbuildings including substantial workshop with additional store room to the rear, garage, stabling and further store rooms. Ménage with floodlighting, heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi, carp pond and natural woodland. The property also benefits from solar water heating. Potential extension of the property and workshop change of use to additional accommodation subject to planning consent.
4 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms (1 en suite), cloakroom, sitting/cinema room, kitchen/dining/family room, study, utility room, garden, garage, workshop, store room, 4 stables, tack room, hay store, ménage, 4 paddocks.
ACCOMMODATION IN MORE DETAIL The accommodation, arranged over 2 floors opens off a reception hall, the ground floor providing for a generous open plan kitchen/dining/family room, utility room, study/playroom, sitting/cinema room. To the first floor there a four sizeable bedrooms with two bathrooms, one of which is en suite to bedroom 1. The property is conveniently situated for access to the open forest, the A35, and New Milton Train station which is approximately 1.8 miles from the property.
COVERED ENTRANCE PORCH With pitched tiled roof. Part glazed handmade stained glass front door opens to:
ENTRANCE HALL With stairs rising to first floor. Marble tiled floor with underfloor heating. Part glazed doors open to:
STUDY Fitted with built-in desk unit with drawers and cupboards under. Range of open shelving. Marble tiled floor with underfloor heating.
SITTING/CINEMA ROOM Feature fireplace with brick surround, woodburner and timber mantel over. Fitted with a range of built in cupboards to one wall. Double part glazed doors with matching side panels opening to front garden. Exposed wooden floor.
KITCHEN/DINING/FAMILY ROOM A well-proportioned room with tiled marble flooring throughout featuring underfloor heating and part glazed extension to one side. Comprising:
DINING AREA With doors giving access to good sized rear decked garden and carp pond.
KITCHEN AREA Well-fitted with a range of floor and wall-mounted units. Built-in Bosch oven and Gaggenau steam oven. Gaggenau 5 ring hob with griddle and extractor over. Built-in Gaggenau microwave with warming drawer under. Space for dishwasher. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Pull-out pantry units.
FAMILY ROOM With antique Victorian fireplace and surround inset with wood burning stove. Part glazed door to:
UTILITY ROOM Fitted with a range of floor mounted cupboards with worksurface over. Stainless Steel Sink with drainer. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Marble tiled floor.
REAR LOBBY Part glazed door to rear garden. Door to:
WETROOM Fitted with suite comprising a low-level WC and corner wash hand basin.
On The First Floor
LANDING Double doors giving access to useful storage cupboard. Exposed wooden floor. Doors to:
BEDROOM 1 Dual aspect room with views over the gardens. Antique Art Deco fireplace with inset wood burning stove and tiled hearth. Exposed wooden floor. Door to:
EN SUITE BATHROOM Fitted with suite comprising a low-level WC and wash hand basin set on a glazed shelf. Steam shower. Heated towel rail. Tiled walls and floor.
BEDROOM 2 Dual aspect with views over rear garden and paddocks beyond. Exposed wooden floor.
BEDROOM 3 Dual aspect room overlooking the front garden. Built-in wardrobes and shelving.
BEDROOM 4 Overlooking front garden. Fitted wardrobes and drawers. Exposed wooden floor.
BATHROOM Fitted with suite comprising low-level WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit with drawers under. Bidet. Corner bath. Tiled walls and floor.
OUTSIDE Directly adjacent to the rear of the property is a substantial decked seating terrace with raised area housing a decorative Koi carp pond and Jacuzzi. Raised vegetable beds to one side of the rear garden and greenhouse.
The driveway continues from the main gates to one side of the house giving access to an extensive area of parking and to the stable yard beyond.
Within the curtilage of the property is a substantial stable block and yard with outbuildings comprising GARAGE/STORAGE BARN, 4 LOOSE BOXES and HAY STORE WITH KENNELS to one side. Attached to the stable block is a WORKSHOP/STORE featuring a cylindrical free standing wood burning stove, kitchenette, cloakroom with low-level WC and wash hand basin, further office/store room/gym to the rear.
The grounds associated with the property comprise 4 PADDOCKS and a floodlit MÉNAGE. In total the plot extends to just under 5 acres.
To the front of the property is an attractive area of well-planted garden featuring a variety of mature shrubs and trees. To one side of the property is a decorative fish pond with bridge over leading to an enclosed heated SWIMMING POOL area with decked surround. POOL HOUSE incorporating changing area. Attractive natural woodland to side of pool.
SERVICES Mains water and electricty, oil fired central heaing, private drainage. The services and equipment remaining with the property have not been tested by John D Wood & Co. and we are unable to verify that they are in working order.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS All items usually denominated as fixtures and fittings, apart from those mentioned specifically in these particulars, are excluded from the sale.
DIRECTIONS Directions from London, continue south west on the M3 and M27, leaving the M27 at junction 1 (Cadnam) following the directional signs for Lyndhurst/Lymington onto the
A337. Pass through Lyndhurst leaving the village on the A35 in the direction of Christchurch. Continue along the A35 in a south westerly direction for a distance of approximately 7 miles, turning left onto the Holmesley Road at Wootton. Continue out over the open forest following the directional signs for New Milton. On reaching the Hamlet of Bashley take the first turning on the right into New Lane then first right again onto Ossemsley South Drive. Continue along the drive and Squirrels can be found on the right hand side. Directions from alternative venues can be supplied on request.
VIEWING Strictly By Appointment by John D Wood & Co.