Occupying a fantastic forestside location, Beechwood comprises a small country estate that extends to an area of 13.22 acres, the principal house of commanding appearance being set in well stocked, mature park-like grounds the whole enjoying an unsurpassed outlook that affords a great sense of privacy and seclusion.
6 bedrooms, 4 bath/shower room, reception hall, drawing room, dining room, family/playroom, kitchen, utility room, study/bedroom, grooms/staff accommodation, garaging, stables, ménage, courtyard and gardens, approx 13 acres
BURLEY This traditional New Forest village provides a good range of everyday amenities, with its local shops, hotels/restaurants and a popular primary school. Burley has its own cricket ground and a testing 9-hole golf course being situated on the open forest. Fronting miles of open forest, Burly provides excellent opportunities for both walking and riding. The A31 is situated a little over three miles north of the property connecting the popular market town of Ringwood, straddling the River Avon with the M27/M3 motorway network that commences 10 miles east at Cadnam (Junction1).
ACCOMMODATION IN MORE DETAIL The accommodation comprises an entrance lobby with double doors opening to a fine L-shaped reception hall. The property provides for 3 well-proportioned reception rooms in the form of a drawing room, a dining room and similar gardenside family/playroom. To one side is a generous kitchen with a rear hall serving a sizable utility room. To the fore is a useful ground floor study with an en suite cloaks/shower room that could easily serve as a ground floor bedroom suite. Overhead, the first floor, served by 2 staircases, provides for a total of 5 generous bedrooms served by 2 bathrooms and an en suite shower room with an additional similarly well-proportioned bedroom on the second floor, accessed by a turning stairwell off the principal landing.
OUTSIDE Accessed off the lane over a gated gravelled driveway, the property provides for an exceptional range of good quality outbuildings in the form of various runs of stables, with 2 units of self-contained grooms/staff accommodation and garaging, the whole arranged around an open gravelled courtyard. The property itself stands in tracts of well-maintained lawned grounds interspersed with a diverse array of mature ornamental shrubs with a variety of spectacular rhododendron and azaleas, having the backdrop of well-maintained fenced areas of pasture and parkland. Within the curtilage for those with an equestrian interest, screened from the principal house, is a fine ménage for schooling purposes. Located out on the open forest yet within close proximity to the facilities afforded by both Burley village and the nearby market town of Ringwood, Beechwood affords an unparalleled sense of privacy, seclusion and tranquillity.
SERVICES 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 From London, continue west along the M3 and M27, crossing the open forest on the A31 towards Ringwood and Bournemouth. On approaching the market town of Ringwood, at Picket Post, turn left towards Burley Village. Continue into the village centre, turning left adjacent to the Queens Head Hotel into Chapel Lane. Continue for approximately 0.4 mile, turning right into Beechwood Lane. Continue along Beechwood Lane. On reaching the open forest, (on one's left) the entrance to the property will be seen on the right hand side.
VIEWING Strictly By Appointment through John D Wood & Co.