UNDER OFFER WITHIN 7 DAYS BY LLOYD WESTALL. An extremely rare opportunity to purchase a charming country property, situated in a highly desirable, forest location.
An extremely rare opportunity to purchase a charming country property, situated in a highly desirable, forest location. Enjoying direct forest views to the front and paddock views to the rear. Peacefully located within a private plot, offering versatile accommodation throughout and a triple garage to the side.
The property is situated in a prime position on the Western periphery of the village of Brockenhurst, in an exclusive area known as South Weirs. The open forest sits directly in front of the property providing many miles of countryside for walking and riding. The nearby Brockenhurst village centre is easily accessible offering a mainline station with direct access to London Waterloo (approximately 90 minutes) and an extensive range of local shops and restaurants.
This truly impressive residence was constructed approximately 20 years ago and has been occupied by one family ever since. The property has been well positioned within the plot to maximise the direct forest views from all front facing windows. With the benefit of double glazing throughout.
A wonderful reception hall benefits from dual aspect windows to maximise the natural light, a warm and inviting room with stripped floorboards. This inviting space provides links to the principal living spaces with a gentle stairwell rising to a first floor. The dual aspect sitting room features a superb fireplace with wood burner and two sets of double doors leading to the patio, with enviable garden and paddock views to the rear. The adjoining kitchen/ diner again overlooks the gardens, creating a fantastic eating environment for the family to enjoy. The kitchen has been fitted with a range of bespoke wooden units with Granite worktops. The kitchen is home to a double Butler style sink and integrated dishwasher for practicality. The main feature of the room is a beautiful electric Aga, supplemented by an additional oven with electric hob. French doors open on to the patio and a door leads to the rear lobby.
Perfectly created to be an area for wet weather gear and wet dogs, the rear lobby is a fundamental space for any family home. Providing access to the downstairs shower room which doubles as a utility room. Here, the oil fired central heating system is located and there is space and plumbing for a washing machine, set beneath a hardwood worktop. Other benefits include a range of eye and base level units, a corner shower unit, low level W/C and wash basin. The rear lobby also provides access to an additional reception room. Set with a vaulted ceiling with Velux windows, this beautiful room is very versatile. Other benefits include triple aspect windows, French doors to the rear patio and a wooden ladder leading to a snug area, ideal for storage, or teenage children. This room could easily be used as an internal annex or even an additional reception room. The final room on the ground floor is a home office, set with dual aspect windows to front and side and a variety of built in office furniture for practicality.
To the first floor, the landing offers a unique vaulted ceiling and provides access to all key upstairs rooms. The master bedroom suite is well appointed with built in bedroom furniture, his and her wardrobes. Enjoying splendid forest views to the front, there is also a refitted four piece en- suite which houses a bath and a separate, spacious shower. Other accommodation upstairs consists of a four piece family bathroom and three further double bedrooms, enjoying elevated views across the gardens, grounds and open forest.
The beautiful grounds are a particular feature of this property and extend in total to just under 0.25 of an acre. The front is enclosed by traditional picket fencing and a gate opens onto a gravel parking area providing off road parking for several vehicles and access to the detached triple garage. The area of garden to the front has planted beds and an inviting lawn. There is also a water trough to the front, offering a welcome break to the pony’s, donkey’s and Highland cattle roaming the forest.
The grounds wrap around both sides of the house and open into the stunning rear garden area which enjoys a delightful aspect with an expanse of lawn flanked by established borders. Adjoining and extending across the rear of the house is a large paved sun terrace ideal for entertaining and al-fresco dining. Other benefits include a detached garden shed which is fitted with power and lighting.
The triple garage is divided into two areas, one a single garage used as a workshop, the other, a double garage which could be easily converted to a home gym. The full length of the garage has the added benefit of first floor storage, serviced by a staircase.
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