The village of Bransgore lies on the edge of the New Forest, within easy reach by car of popular beaches and the towns of Christchurch and Bournemouth. The village boasts a well-regarded primary school, sports field and children’s playground, as well as many woodland walks nearby. The wider area has much to offer to the modern family. The New Forest National Park is just a short drive away, with the stunning Dorset and Hampshire coastline approximately five miles south. Places of interest include Christchurch Harbour, Highcliffe Castle, and historic Christchurch Priory and ruins. There are opportunities for water sports and equestrian activities, and a variety of golf courses in stunning coastal and forest settings. The area offers a range of family attractions for days out. The nearest mainline train station is Christchurch (approximately 4.8 miles away), which runs to Waterloo in approximately two hours. There are airports at Bournemouth and Southampton, offering both domestic and international flights.
Entering through a covered porchway, an entrance hall leads to a reception room/bedroom 5 on the left-hand side. This versatile room either offers downstairs bedroom accommodation with adjoining en-suite/utility area leading through to a useful store room beyond.
The entrance hall has further storage area for coats in the porch and under stairs cupboard space. Towards the rear of the property is an impressive kitchen/dining/family room, comprehensively fitted with a range of wall and base mounted wooden cupboards, wooden worktop, sink, oven and hob with extractor over and door to the back garden.
To the side, is a garden room currently used as a dining room, again with access to the rear garden. To the front of the property is a light and spacious lounge with a working wood burning stove with tiled surround.
From the hallway, stairs ascend to the first floor where the master bedroom suite occupies the depth of the property. The space enjoys a separate area for the bed, dressing room area and en-suite bathroom fitted with a walk-in shower, sink and W.C.
The property further benefits from three double bedrooms all serviced by a family bathroom recently renovated with a separate bath, shower, W.C and sink with cupboard under. Paddle stairs ascend from the landing to the loft offering extensive storage space.
To the front, a hedge provides privacy to the front aspect rooms, a gate provides side access to the rear garden whilst there’s ample off-road parking.
To the rear the garden is mainly laid to lawn with a separate picket fenced area housing chickens to the end of the plot. Raised planters to the side offer space to grow vegetables/flowers and there are two outbuildings offering plenty of storage for outside furniture.
At present one outbuilding is currently used as a garden snug room conveniently located next to an outside W.C.
A terrace completes the outside set up providing areas ideal for alfresco dining.
Living in Bransgore
Bransgore is a bit of a secret. This village in the south-western corner of the New Forest has a good selection of facilities, strong community, and easy access to Dorset’s sandy beaches.
The parish also encompasses the adjacent village of Thorney Hill and a few charming, peaceful rural hamlets of country houses and thatched cottages, including Neacroft, Godwinscroft and Waterditch. In the centre of Bransgore is a convenient parade of useful shops (such as a bakery, cafe and Co-op) as well as a medical centre. There’s a well-used village hall with a sizeable recreation ground, supporting a number of clubs and activities, and a clutch of popular local dining inns including The Carpenter Arms, The Three Tuns and The Crown.
For families schooling is impressive with Bransgore Primary School rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted and two well-regarded secondary schools at Ringwood (‘good overall and outstanding in its sixth form provision’) and Highcliffe (rated ‘good’). Property includes modern family homes on leafy roads, thatched cottages and Victorian and Edwardian country houses. As for travelling - there’s a mainline station a mile or so away at Hinton Admiral plus access to the A31 at Picket Post.
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A wonderfully spacious family home located in the heart of Bransgore village within walking distance to all local amenities. The property has been recently extended and further benefits from a decent sized garden, off street parking and numerous outbuildings to the rear. EPR: C
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