Entering the property through an enclosed porch which leads into the sitting room, the good sized sitting room benefits from dual aspect views to the rear and the front of the property, and has an exposed brick feature wall with working gas fired log burner. Leading from the sitting room is the dining room, this also features an exposed brick wall with log burner and a single aspect view to the front of the property.
The living room, which is primarily used as a second reception room but has additional benefit of having extra fitted kitchen cupboards and a fridge freezer. This room is light and airy with a triple aspect views and double doors leading onto the terrace and rear garden. The kitchen has an abundance of natural light with beautiful aspects to the rear and side of the property. The kitchen benefits from plenty of low and high level storage units, space for kitchen appliances and a stable door to the rear garden.
A beautiful oak staircase leads up to the first floor where to your left the impressive master bedroom can be found. The master bedroom with high ceilings and exposed beams benefits from views over the garden with an ensuite comprising of a walk in shower, low level WC and hand basin. To this level there are a further three bedrooms and a family bathroom including a fitted bath with shower head, low level WC and wash basin.
Entering through a five bar gate from the open forest onto the gravel driveway, there is ample space for off road parking and a single garage. The front of the property is bordered by hedgerow, which creates an element of seclusion and privacy. The area in front of the hedgerow has grass paths between flower beds and a range of mature shrubs and trees. Access to the rear garden can be gained from both sides of the property.
The good sized rear garden is beautifully designed, laid to upper and lower lawn linked by a bridge over a artificial stream which surrounds the lower lawn. The garden also benefits from a beautiful array of mature shrubs, trees and a terrace area at the front of the garden which provides a perfect place for al fresco dining. Behind the garage there is a good sized garden office and green house.
The property is located on Forest Road and has the benefit of the open forest directly on its doorstep. 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 nearby picturesque village of Burley boasts a range of boutique shops, restaurants, a dispensing GP surgery and two public houses. Burley also enjoys an active village community with a village hall, cricket club and a popular 9 hole golf course. There is also a farm shop in the nearby village of Bashley, as well as several award winning hotels and restaurants within close proximity.
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 charming, detached three/four bedroom cottage in the heart of the New Forest, situated a short drive away from the popular village of Burley. This forest fronting cottage benefits from a beautifully landscaped garden and ample off road parking. EPR: D