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. The nearby picturesque village of Burley boasts a range of boutique shops, 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. The sailing centres of Lymington and Christchurch are both nearby with Lymington also offering a ferry service to the Isle of Wight. The larger coastal cities of Bournemouth and Southampton are both easily accessible, as is the Cathedral City of Winchester. Bournemouth boasts an international airport with an increasing number of national and international destinations, as does Southampton.
GROUNDS & GARDENS
The property is bounded by a tarmac driveway, providing ample parking for several vehicles and access to the attached garage which benefits from power, light and an electric door. There is access to rear garden to both sides of the property.
The rear garden is of a generous size and is mainly laid to lawn, enclosed by mature hedging and trees, creating an element of privacy and tranquillity. Further benefits include a raised area to the rear of the garden, ideal for catching the evening sun.
Abutting the rear of the property, there is a lovely terrace, providing the perfect place for alfresco dining.
Access is gained through the front door, leading into a spacious entrance hall which has tiled flooring, a useful shower room and a staircase rising to the first floor.
The lounge is generous in size, comprising a feature fireplace with gas fire and a dual aspect, allowing for an abundance of natural light and views to the front and rear of the property. Additionally, there is a separate formal dining room which leads into the conservatory, offering delightful views and access to the rear garden.
The modern and stylish kitchen comprises a range of white base, wall and drawer units, topped with Quartz work surfaces, an integral double oven, dishwasher and separate full height fridge and freezer. The kitchen is open to a wonderful dining area which has a part vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and a door leading to the rear garden.
The property offers great potential for multi-generational living, as alongside the kitchen, there is a useful utility room which could be reconfigured as a kitchen, comprising additional units, sink, space and plumbing for white goods and a useful side door, perfect for muddy boots and paws or a separate access point. Bedroom five has fitted wardrobe space and an ensuite shower room, complimented by a spacious reception room which is currently utilised as a study but would make a great living room for the annexe.
A staircase rises to first floor landing which is bright and airy, providing access to four good-sized bedrooms, three of which have charming rear aspect views. The bedrooms are serviced by the family bathroom which comprises a fitted bath with shower over, hand wash basin and WC.
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 rare opportunity to purchase a wonderful family home which offers flexible accommodation throughout as well as interconnecting ground floor annexe. The property is ideally tucked away on a popular cul-de-sac, located within easy walking distance of the village amenities and moments away from the New Forest.