7 Bedroom Equestrian Facility For Sale
An exceptionally diverse family home - the property is steeped in history and dates back to the 17th century. Surrounded by approximately 9 acres of formal grounds and paddock land, serviced by an extensive range of stables, outbuildings, and garages that have been lovingly cared for by the same family for 81 years. Set in an extremely desirable location within the New Forest National Park and only a short distance from the market town of Ringwood.
Crows Oak has been sympathetically remodelled and extended to around 3,500 sq ft from the original thatched farm workers cottage which dates back to 1696. The corner porch at the front of the property welcomes you into the spacious reception hall set in the original cottage complete with an Inglenook fireplace and gas stove. Off the hallway, the impressive, double aspect sitting room features a large bay window and gas fire with stone fireplace.
The formal dining room also boasts a delightful bay window and adjoins the kitchen/family room. There is also a snug/library with exposed brick fireplace off the reception hall which was the sitting room of the original cottage.
The superb open plan kitchen/family room is the heart of the home with spacious sitting and dining areas, panoramic windows offering views to the garden and tiled floor with underfloor heating. The kitchen area comprises a range of wall and base units, breakfast bar, six ring gas hob and a range of integrated appliances. Adjacent to the kitchen is a utility room with a sink, a further range of units and a pantry.
Doors from here lead back to the reception hall and to a glazed back porch with cloak room with WC and extra storage.
Also on the ground floor is a spacious double bedroom with dressing room and ensuite shower room providing additional flexible accommodation which could be used as an additional reception room or office.
On the first floor the extensive master suite has a dressing area with a range of storage and an ensuite bathroom with a basin, WC, bath and separate shower. There are a further 3 double bedrooms and 2 single bedrooms, 4 of which have built in storage, and a family bathroom with a basin, WC, spa bath and corner shower unit.
Crow is a small village situated in the New Forest National Park. The thriving town of Ringwood is only 1 mile distant 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. The outdoor enthusiast only has to step out of the gate to experience unrivalled walking, cycling and riding opportunities and the Spinnaker Sailing Club is only a few miles distant. The location is well placed for excellent communication links, with the A31 and A338 providing convenient access to, Brockenhurst, Southampton and Bournemouth respectively, where mainline rail services and international airports can be found.
Crows Oak enjoys a paved terrace and mature, formal gardens filled with birdsong and the stunning aroma of carefully selected flowers. The adjoining gardens are mostly laid to lawn with pockets scattered with spring bulbs. Areas for relaxation and dining have been thoughtfully incorporated, with a sectioned-off vegetable garden/ children's play area, two summer houses, a large greenhouse and outside dining area, defined by climbing roses. The grounds are serviced by a substantial oak-framed triple garage, single garage, and extensive driveway.
Gently sloping land is set mainly to the north of the main house and is divided into fenced paddocks. The vendor has informed us that the property has commoners rights.
The extensive outbuildings include stores, workshops, studios, stallion height stables, calf pens, a summer house and gym. The former milking parlour was converted in 2016 fitted with under floor heating and an abundance of customised built-in storage. This space has potential to be used as an annexe subject to planning permission. Currently set up as offices.
The stable block with solar panels on the roof comprises four, large loose boxes currently being used as two stables, a tack room and a studio. An additional brick built stable block has two loose boxes, calf pens and a stable with pen. The fully fenced stable yard has direct access to the paddocks.
Mains water, electricity and gas, and private drainage.
EPC Band: D
Council Tax Band: G
All viewings should be by appointment only arranged through our Ringwood office: 23, High Street, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 1AB,
T: 01425 482380,
No EPC available for this property
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