- 7 bedrooms
- Country Home
- Extensive Gardens and Paddocks
- Recently Undergone Significant Refurbishment
- Open-plan Living
- Magnificent Wine Cellar
Description An impressive country home set in extensive gardens and paddocks of approximately 3.5 acres, located in the peaceful hamlet of Linbrook, set within the New Forest National Park, yet with convenient access to Ringwood town centre. This beautifully appointed home has been significantly refurbished throughout and boasts spacious open-plan living accommodation in addition to seven bedrooms, seven quality bathroom suites and a magnificent wine cellar. The grounds comprise of a separate 2 acre paddock, gardens with a south-westerly facing raised terrace, pool, and a large detached garage complex with studio above. Energy Performance Rating: D
The property is located in the sought after semi rural hamlet of Linbrook, within the boundary of the picturesque New Forest National Park; offering thousands of acres of heath and woodland for a variety of outdoor pursuits, particularly bike and horse riding. There is a popular country pub and local shops and amenities nearby, with convenient access to excellent private and state schools. The ever popular market town of Ringwood is easily accessible, being just two miles away.
Ringwood is positioned on the edge of the New Forest, yet is just a short drive from the coast. It is an increasingly popular destination for home hunters having undergone a re-identification; the old cattle market has been transformed into a stylish shopping quarter with names such as Aga, Hobbs, Joules, Waitrose and Waterstones. The adjacent high street has retained its character, with a traditional weekly market and a selection of independent and high street shops, cafes and restaurants.
For the commuter, the cities of Salisbury and Southampton are easily reached via the A338 and the A31 and London is just an hour away via a train from Southampton Parkway. The larger shopping towns of Bournemouth (10 miles south) and Southampton (20 miles east), both of which have airports that are easily accessible.
Zoned under-floor heating to the ground floor and bathroom suites, bespoke carpentry and cat 5 cabling throughout
? Entrance Hall finished with stylish âArtisan of Devisesâ encaustic tiles and with Oak staircases throughout the property
? Superb, bright and spacious open-plan living accommodation
? Triple aspect Living Room featuring a stone fireplace with âChesneysâ wood-burning stove and two sets of French doors opening onto the raised terrace
? Sitting/Dining Room comprising a cast-iron fireplace and handmade Oak herringbone flooring, which continues through to the Family Room
? Double aspect Family Room with French doors and a brick fireplace with âChesneysâ wood-burning stove
? Stunning âEnglish Revivalâ kitchen/breakfast room with large format French limestone floor tiles, fitted with hand-painted wooden units with granite work-surfaces over and a four-oven gas Aga. Comprising an inset ceramic sink, five ring gas hob and integrated dishwasher
? Matching island unit incorporating a breakfast bar, combination oven, electric oven and vegetable preparation sink
? Exceptional wine cellar with reclaimed farmhouse-brick walls and recessed wine racks
? Ground floor also comprising: Utility/boot room; airing cupboard housing the âMegaflowâ hot water tank; ground floor shower room; rear conservatory overlooking the gardens
? Elegant master bedroom suite with walk-in wardrobe, dressing room and quality en-suite bathroom
? Four further double bedrooms to the first floor - the East wing featuring beautiful vaulted ceilings
? Four further first floor bath/shower rooms (three of which are en-suite), comprising âBurlingtonâ fitted suites, including freestanding baths and/or shower cubicles with rainwater showers, vanity sink units with Corian tops, chrome heated towel rails and encaustic tiling
? Second floor bedroom six with modern en-suite and kitchenette
? Adjacent games/cinema room or 7th bedroom with Velux windows
The property is approached through double gates to a large drive providing parking for numerous vehicles. The large detached garage complex has twin double electric doors to two garage bays, one of which comprises a shower room (accessed externally). A staircase leads to the first floor which is currently open-plan with kitchenette area, offering tremendous potential for ancillary accommodation.
The extensive parkland style gardens are mainly lawned with a variety of large Rhododendrons and trees to the boundaries providing much privacy. Featuring a delightful raised south-westerly terrace adjacent to the living room which is enclosed by an attractive balustrade. There is a further paved patio on the westerly side of the property, accessed from the dining/sitting room and conservatory, overlooking Linbrook lake - ideal for alfresco dining. The heated pool has a cover and is well screened, with a detached pool house positioned beyond, surrounded by a further seating patio.
Across the lane a five bar gate gives access to a level paddock, amounting to approximately two acres and enclosed by post and rail fencing. View more View less