Built in a traditional style this beautiful New Forest farmhouse offers a lovely arrangement of accommodation including outbuilding that could be ideally suited to those working from home or looking for a home with income opportunities (subject to any local authority consents required). The property occupies a delightful rural location within the New Forest in just over approximately three acres of land and with direct forest access would be ideal for a keen equestrian as no road work is required.
Extended by the current owners the accommodation totalling 3761 sq. ft. is arranged over two floors with numerous outbuildings. The splendid kitchen has a range of bespoke designed cabinets, quartz worktops and complimenting tiled flooring, a vaulted ceiling gives a wonderful feeling of light and space and extends into a breakfast room with the wonderful addition of an Aga set into the fireplace recess, providing a warm welcome. Adjacent is a sizeable utility with matching cabinets and worktops, separate and secure tack/store room, cloakroom and a covered and enclosed porch area/boot room, ideal for muddy boot days. The front the entrance hallway offers a range of fitted units, allowing room to incorporate a study area.
The sitting room is the perfect retreat with a feature fireplace and wood burner providing a focal point. An open way leads through to a snug area with ample room to dine or relax overlooking the front garden. Leading from the breakfast room is a reading room/area with double opening doors allowing the most delightful views across the garden and paddocks, this in turn leads to the separate dining room which provides the perfect place to formally dine, but equally being a large reception room could be utilised as a second sitting/family room also having a fireplace with inset wood burner. The present owners have extended Forelock Farm to provide a versatile ground floor bedroom suite, with vaulted ceiling and doors straight into the garden making the most of the views across the New Forest and the early morning sunshine. A luxury en-suite is fitted to compliment the overall style with large shower cubicle.
The first floor has three generous double rooms, all with fitted wardrobes, the largest having an en-suite shower room, bedroom three and four being serviced by the family bathroom, once again complimenting the overall style of the property.
Outside the sweeping gravelled driveway provides ample parking and turning space, a detached garage with electric sectional door and to the rear is an office, fully equipped to work from home with independent telephone and broadband cabling. The stables and barn have been divided into seven rooms and could be ideal as an annexe or ancillary accommodation (subject to any consent required). Twin opening doors allow access and include a roller shutter door for security. Further outbuildings including a secure tractor store, workshop, log store and sauna.
The paddocks lie to the eastern elevation and are arranged as two paddocks defined by post and rail and post and electric fencing, the top paddock having direct access onto the New Forest and Ibsley Common. Immediately to the rear of the property is a patio area, vegetable plot with beds and to the side an area of formal lawn enclosed by hedging and fencing. Inset mature trees add interest and seclusion.
This beautiful property is located in an outstanding position in the open forest, in-between Mockbeggar and Moyles Court, on the northern boundary of the New Forest National Park. Surrounding the property is the designated National Park with an abundance of footpaths and bridleways for walking, riding and cycling. Other sporting opportunities in the area include golf at Bramshaw Golf Club and sailing on The Solent. Despite its rural and peaceful setting, the M27 is just over 10 miles away via the A31, giving easy access to the south coast and the M3 to London. Bournemouth and Southampton Airports are close by. Southampton
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Hearnes Estate Agents, Ringwood52-54 High Street, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 1AG
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