Having undergone an extensive program of refurbishment, this ideal family home now offers modern day living whilst still retaining many Victorian features.
Entering through a beautiful covered porchway, a welcoming and spacious hallway leads to all principal reception rooms whilst providing useful under stairs storage and a downstairs WC. To the rear of the property, an excellent “heart of the home” area offers a beautifully, newly installed kitchen leading through to a versatile orangery, currently used as a dining room. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted out with granite worktops, a 6 ring gas Rangemaster cooker, integrated microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, wine fridge and ceramic butler’s sink. The orangery beyond offers an ideal reception space housing a large 8 seater table and bi-fold doors leading out to the rear garden. To the side of the kitchen is a useful utility area housing white goods with plumbing and wiring installed for a tumble drier and washing machine, as well as further storage space and shelving for other household items.
Flowing throughout the ground floor, solid oak flooring leads you to the original part of the property where two good size reception rooms offer period features such as bay windows and sympathetic UPVC sash style windows. The formal lounge has a feature fireplace with stone surround incorporating a multi fuel wood burner. To the other side, another reception room, currently used as a study includes a realistic electric fire and feature bay window. A door links through to another room offering a variety of uses (currently set up as a fourth bedroom) with access through patio doors onto the rear garden.
Stairs ascend to the first floor where a spacious landing with window to the front aspect also provides access into the loft. The master bedroom is orientated towards the front of the property benefiting from a feature bay window, wall space for a large wardrobe as well as newly installed en-suite including WC, sink and shower. The two further bedrooms are of a good size both and served by the family bathroom comprising WC, sink with storage below, bath with rain water shower over and towel radiator.
To the front of the property, a five bar gate opens onto a gravel area providing off street parking for numerous vehicles, whist an area laid to lawn with mature shrub borders offers an attractive front garden with a pathway leading to the front door.
A side gate provides rear access to the garden which is mainly laid to lawn, enjoying a private setting with a raised terrace with wooden pergola on the rear boundary ideal for enjoying the evening sun.
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.
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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- 2 Bathrooms:
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A delightful family residence renovated to an extremely high standard in the heart of Bransgore village. The property further benefits from ample off-street parking, a rear landscaped garden, and a convenient location within walking distance to village amenities.
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