A solid hardwood front door leads through to the reception hall with a spectacular central turning staircase to the front door and a porcelain tiled floor and a large built-in mirror fronted storage cupboard. A door leads to the cloakroom with a low level WC with concealed cistern and wash hand basin. Access is gained from here to bedrooms two and three, both very evenly sized and enjoying views over the immaculately presented gardens. Both have dressing areas leading through to en suite shower rooms with a full range of modern fittings including separate shower cubicles, basins in vanity units and low level WC’s with concealed cisterns. A further door leads from the reception hall out to the rear terrace and garden beyond. From the reception hall a door leads through to the ground floor living area, which comprises a beautiful sitting room with double aspect overlooking the rear terrace and garden beyond with bi-fold doors to one aspect and a large picture window and door to the other and a porcelain tiled floor throughout. To one end is a fully fitted kitchen area making this area ideal for summer/al fresco entertainment giving you food preparation at garden level. However this area also doubles up as a perfect utility room at all other times. It incorporates a stainless steel sink unit, induction hob with extraction over, built-in electric oven and grill, space and plumbing for domestic appliances, dishwasher, and a built-in fridge and freezer. A further door leads through to the study, once again having a porcelain tiled floor, a full range of built-in display and storage units and bi-fold doors leading to the rear terrace and garden. This entire ground floor living area could easily be converted into a self-contained annexe with the addition of a bathroom (which could be easily installed). The first floor landing gives access to all principal rooms with overhead roof lights and an open gabled ceiling. A door leads to the cloakroom with a low level WC, concealed cistern and wash hand basin. Double doors give access to a quite spectacular living/dining room enjoying wonderful views across the garden to the River Avon and meadows beyond. The room has a part open gabled roof with roof lights, windows to three aspects giving a complete open view of the surroundings and two sets of sliding doors giving access to the wrap around balcony which allows access to the whole first floor. The focal point of the sitting room is a gas fired glass fronted feature fireplace and the dining room benefits from a porcelain tiled floor. Adjacent to the living/dining room is the kitchen with a full range of modern fitted kitchen units with granite worktops over, a large central island unit incorporating the sink and breakfast bar area, twin Siemens ovens with warming drawers, built-in fridge and freezer, full height larder cupboard, five ring induction hob with extractor over, porcelain tiled floor and sliding doors leading to the balcony. Once again this room enjoys delightful views. The first floor study enjoys a view to the front aspect and has a range of built-in office furniture adjacent to which is a storage cupboard. Access is gained to the master suite which incorporates a large bedroom area with sliding doors leading to the balcony, a large walk in wardrobe with ample hanging and shelving space and an en suite bathroom with porcelain tiles, panelled bath, low level WC with concealed cistern, twin wash hand basins in vanity unit and a walk-around shower cubicle.

The property is approached via a private lane and gated entrance, leading to a sweeping driveway surrounded by areas of lawn and mature planting. This leads across the front of the property to the triple garage with a further large equipment store, workshop and wine store, to the rear of which is a well laid out kitchen garden. The property lies very centrally within the plot with a large terrace area immediately to the rear bordered by extensive lawns and mature beds and borders creating all year round interest and colour. On opposite sides of the garden, on the river’s edge, are a breeze house and a studio, both with their own patio areas. The plot extends to the far side of the river where it owns a large section of the river bank.

Avon Castle is an exclusive and highly sought after residential area set in the Avon Valley bordering Ringwood. The main drive is lined with mature shrubs and trees, providing the feeling of seclusion and privacy. The market town of Ringwood is just two miles west, offering an excellent range of independent and high street shops, cafes and restaurants as well as excellent recreational facilities and renowned schools. The beautiful New Forest is only a short drive away and offers thousands of acres of heath and woodland, a haven for a range of outdoor pursuits such as walking, cycling and horse riding. For the commuter the A338 is easily accessible, providing routes to the larger coastal towns of Bournemouth and Christchurch (approximately 8 to 10 miles south) and Southampton (approximately 17 miles east via the A31/M27). The M27/M3 will take you to London, which is approximately two hours distant. There are international airports at both Bournemouth and Southampton.

From the centre of Ringwood proceed onto the A31 heading west. Take the first exit signposted to Verwood and then the first left onto Hurn Road. Take the sixth left into Avon Avenue and first right into Egmont Drive. Continue around the loop passing the two entrances into Chapel Rise and then fork right onto the unmade track. The property will be found at the far end. Energy Efficiency Rating: C Current: 72 Potential: 88 All mains services are connected to the property

Living in New Forest

It feels a privilege to live in the New Forest. This is a stunning, semi-wild landscape of more than 220 square miles of heathland and woodland where deer, ponies, donkeys and cattle wander freely.

It is scattered with picture postcard perfect villages such as Beaulieu, thriving communities such as Brockenhurst and Woodgreen, vibrant market towns like Ringwood and Lymington, and hidden hamlets. The variety of properties ranges from old hunting lodges and thatched cottages to equestrian estates and contemporary coastal homes with sea views.

In terms of lifestyle, the New Forest provides a natural playground for walkers, runners, cyclists, riders and watersports enthusiasts. It has miles of footpaths, cycle routes and bridleways, and its coastline includes Lymington, the sailing ‘capital’ of the UK with marinas and sailing clubs. There are also opportunities to go kayaking, wreck diving and sea fishing – or simply crabbing from the quayside with the children.

For families, educational facilities in the Forest range from small day nurseries and ‘proper’ village schools to sixth form provision rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted .There is also a selection of acclaimed independent schools – and all make the most of their New Forest grounds and environment to give children a country childhood.


Avon Castle, Ringwood

  • Bedrooms Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms Bathrooms: 3
  • Receptions Living Rooms: 3

A unique, contemporary styled property occupying a quite sensational riverside location in this most sought after private estate. The River House enjoys spectacular views across the Avon valley and also benefits from double bank coarse and game fishing rights. The meticulously maintained gardens extend to about one acre incorporating a triple garage and studio. Energy Efficiency Rating: C

Property Features

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Points of interest

David Lloyd Leisure Centre Ringwood
1.2 miles
Ringwood Town Centre
1.5 miles
Waitrose Ringwood
1.6 miles
Ringwood School/Sixth Form
1.8 miles
Moors Valley Country Park
2.7 miles
Moyles Court (Private School)
3.8 miles
Ferndown Golf Club
3.9 miles
Hinton Admiral Train Station
4.5 miles
Burley Golf Club
5 miles
Bournemouth Hospital
5.4 miles

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