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HOME & INCOME OPPORTUNITY. A grand country manor located within the New Forest National Park, on the outskirts of Ringwood, which is set within extensive grounds, approaching 3 acres of manicured landscaped gardens and an additional 6 acres of woodland. With approx 8000 SQ FT, this substantial property has been skilfully developed to retain much of its original character and charm, whilst modern fixtures and fittings add to its opulence. This impressive property is completed by a self-contained annexe that has been successfully used as holiday lets on a regular basis. More details of which are available on request.
Upon entering the reception hall, you are welcomed by a magnificent staircase, epitomising grandeur. The reception hall incorporates wood flooring, which extends through to the principal rooms.
The kitchen/dining room is undoubtedly the heart of the home. Featuring an open plan layout to the dining room and conservatory, this sociable design lends itself to large-scale entertaining. The neighbouring drawing room leads into a music room. Across the hall, there is a sizeable family room as well as a utility and boot room.
Upstairs, the stunning master suite includes a generous dressing room and an impressive en-suite. This room is complimented by a balcony offering spectacular views across the far-reaching grounds and beyond. Bedroom two, the guest suite, also enjoys a large en-suite with the remaining two bedrooms having use of the family bathroom.
This property is located within the highly sought after New Forest hamlet of Shobley, within the New Forest National Park, offering peace and privacy with the glorious heath and woodland literally on the door step, ideal for dog walkers, bike and horse riders in particular.
Ringwood is only a short distance and offers a bustling community well supported by a range of local and national shops, cafes, wine bars and restaurants. There is an equally good range of schooling in both state and private sector, and the Sixth Form at Ringwood Secondary School rated Outstanding by OFSTED. The Spinnaker Sailing Club is approximately 1.2 miles distant. The location is well placed for excellent communication links, with the A31 and A338 providing convenient access to Southampton and Bournemouth respectively, where mainline rail services and international airports
The grounds of the property are extensive and encompass an indoor swimming pool complex with additional guest accommodation. Providing two double bedrooms, a WC, a changing room and kitchenette area, this has the flexibility of being utilised as an annexe or a holiday cottage, with the potential to provide additional income.
There are three double garages, one of which houses another annexe. Again, this could be used as guest accommodation or could provide extra income. This additional annexe comprises of a spacious living room with a separate kitchen area, a ground floor bedroom and bathroom with spiral stairs leading to a first floor bedroom and bathroom.
Additional features include electric entrance gates, a tennis court and a stable with a paddock
Council Tax Band:
Main House: H
The Cottage: A
Septic tank for waste.