Electric gates from the road lead up a shingle driveway to the main house. The property benefits from parking for several cars, further parking within a triple bay brick-built garage with two open bays and an electric charge point, as well as one locked singe garage with staddlestone and oak upright central posts. Handmade stairs lead to a heated office/storage area. A grassed front garden with planters run adjacent to the driveway, with further boxed planting at the front of the house giving the house a lovely view to the front.
Set within circa three acres of garden, the house is centrally located within its plot, giving you lovely views from each aspect. A well designed brick-built garden wall runs between the garage, house and barn, with feature archways giving you access to the rear patio and garden that connects the buildings superbly. There is a stream that runs along the bottom of the garden and mature trees around the boundary of the property. With further fencing and a small hedgerow that provides the property a fantastic setting, one of seclusion and tranquillity.
Entering the property through a covered porch which gives access through the front door, into a welcoming entrance hall with decorative limestone flooring, providing access to the downstairs accommodation. The main living room with exposed beams is carpeted throughout, with double aspect views and French doors leading out onto a small patio and into the main garden. The living room is complemented by a traditional inglenook with stone plinths and limestone hearth with a log burner sat within. A study sits centrally within the house from the hallway, offering a herringbone wood floor and rear views over the garden. The beautifully designed and kitchen/dining leads into the orangery at the end of the house with front and rear views. The bright and airy bespoke kitchen has both floor and eye level units, with further full height pull out larder cupboards, flanked full height and fully integrated larder, Liebherr fridge, separate Liebherr freezer, laid with granite work tops and central Island. Tiled flooring extends through to the dining area, which boasts a lantern pitched roof with velux windows. Offering panoramic views and access to the garden via two sections of bi fold doors, this room offers a beautiful blend of elegance and country style living with feature beams on show. The downstairs accommodation is completed by a downstairs W/C and an ideally positioned utility room which sits just off the kitchen, with a door providing side access. The property also benefits from solar panels, an air source heat pump, battery storage and a 3-phase car charger.
A stairway with runner carpets from the hallway leads you to the first-floor landing which is carpeted throughout. The principal bedroom offers triple aspect views, feature beams and a four-piece ensuite. Two further double bedrooms sit within touching distance of the family bathroom, with a further double bedroom at the rear of the property. This room benefits from triple aspect views and offers a further three-piece en suite bathroom with marble flooring.
Further accommodation sits within the outbuilding, referred to as the Barn. This is ideally built for use as annexe accommodation. The ground floor living space offers a stunning vaulted ceiling living room with exposed beams, engineered oak flooring and black aluminium bifold doors onto patio area. A kitchen laid with limestone tiles is accessed via the main living room, with access to the principal bedroom with ensuite. Stairs lead to the first floor, where there is a further double bedroom and separate bathroom. The barn windows and doors are aluminium crittall style.
Godwins House is set in a rural hamlet on the outskirts of Bransgore which offers a variety of shops including a post office and large convenience store. The wider area has much to offer to the modern family. Situated within the New Forest National Park, 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 Hinton Admiral (approximately 2.4 miles away), which runs to Waterloo in approximately two hours. There are airports at Bournemouth and Southampton, offering both domestic and international flights.
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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Bransgore , CHRISTCHURCH
- 6 Bedrooms:
- 4 Bathrooms:
- 4 Living Rooms:
A charming six bedroom newly built, detached family home, offering an abundance of character and lovely views, situated in an extremely sought-after location. Built to an extremely high standard with a ten year Structural Warranty, this property offers a wealth of accommodation with the main house and the addition of an annexe. EPR: TBC
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