The Situation

This stunning family residence enjoys a wonderfully private yet easily accessible position, forming one of only five properties located on the highly exclusive Hincheslea estate, in the heart of the open forest. The property benefits from stunning views and is surrounded by open fields, heathland and woodland with direct forest access for those with a love of riding, walking and the great outdoors.

The Hincheslea estate lies in a south-westerly direction, 1¾ miles from the centre of Brockenhurst village. The village of Brockenhurst benefits from a mainline station with direct trains to London Waterloo and the North. The village has an extensive range of local shops, restaurants and cafés, a primary school, a renowned tertiary college and the prestigious Brokenhurst Manor Golf Club. 

The Hincheslea estate occupies an outlying spur of land close to Long Slade Bottom. It was one of four local Saxon manors mentioned in 1086 in the Domesday Book. Surrounding the estate are beautiful, wildlife-rich New Forest landscapes including the ancient, unenclosed woodlands of Hincheslea Wood; Hincheslea Bog; lowland heath around Hincheslea Moor and Horseshoe Bottom; as well as the re-seeded grasslands of Long Slade Bottom.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall – Large welcoming space with rear aspect window, under stairs storage, cupboard and slate flooring. Solid oak staircase ascending to the first floor

Cloakroom – Comprising low level wc & washbasin and slate flooring

Dining Room 14’1” x 15’4” – Triple aspect room with bay window and double doors out onto the courtyard. Feature wood burning stove and oak flooring

Sitting Room 15’2” x 16’10” – Triple aspect room with two sets of double doors either side opening onto the courtyards. Feature wood burning stove and oak flooring

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 18’4” x 17’1” – Fitted with a range of contemporary units, appliances and an island unit. Slate flooring and double doors opening out onto the central courtyard

Utility Room – Fitted with a range of base units, sink, shelving, slate flooring and boiler.

Family Room / Playroom / Bedroom 5 – 12’8” x 16’5” – Impressive space with stunning vaulted ceilings, slate flooring and double doors opening into the garden room

Garden Room 12’8” x 12’6” – Magnificent triple aspect room with full height front aspect apex window, glazed pitched roof, slate flooring and door opening onto the courtyard

First Floor

Landing Area – Proving access to all bedroom accommodation. Storage cupboards and oak flooring

Master Bedroom Suite 15’3” x 17’1” – Superb double aspect room with vaulted ceiling, oak flooring and front and rear aspect windows offering uninterrupted elevated views across neighbouring fields and forest respectively

En-Suite Shower Room – Modern suite comprising walk-in shower with glass screen, wash basin and wc

Bedroom 2 15’2” x 17’11” – Font aspect with double doors, Juliet balcony and side aspect window. Oak flooring. Stunning elevated views across neighbouring fields.

En-Suite Shower Room – Modern suite comprising walk-in shower with glass screen, wash basin and wc

Bedroom 3 14’10” x 15’9” – Front and side aspect windows overlooking fields. Oak flooring

Bedroom 4 16’6” x 8’2” – Rear aspect window overlooking woodland

Family Bathroom – Modern suite comprising bath, shower cubicle, wash basin and wc. Roof light

Outbuilding /Annexe:

Set within the grounds is a substantial outbuilding comprising a double garage, living room, kitchen area fitted with a range of units and a shower room to the ground floor. Stairs lead up to a large lounge/family room with roof lights and the floor to ceiling glazing at both ends give views over the garden and forest.

Grounds & Gardens

The garden is divided into three broad areas, the formal garden which surrounds the house comprises flower beds, gravel gardens and lawn. The garden has numerous mature trees of cherry, pine, oak and beach.

The garden was planted out 12 years ago and continues to evolve. It comprises beds planted out with numerous acers, rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias under planted with daffodils, snowdrops, bluebells and ferns.

The garden sits adjacent to the forest and has been managed in harmony with wildlife and as such is host to numerous birds, butterfly’s, moths, bees, frogs and toads. Deer are also regular visitors to the paddock and wildlife areas.

Set within the plot are two substantial timber sheds, one for the storage of machinery and tools and the other, a log shed. In total, the plot extends to 0.9 of an acre.

Equestrian Use:

The property offers the potential for a superb equestrian set up with the opportunity to rent the adjoining field for grazing. Stabling could be available either on the estate or existing outbuildings could be converted/new stable block built, on the property subject to planning.

The location is perfect for ‘limitless off road’, Forest riding with Longslade, Wilverley, ‘the Weirs’ at Brockenhurst on the doorstep. There is a local highly respected riding school/livery yard just minutes down the road with an indoor and outdoor arena.

Living in Brockenhurst

It is Brockenhurst’s mainline station (service into London Waterloo approximately 90 minutes) that turns the dream of a country idyll into reality for those working up in London and makes Brockenhurst village a property hot spot.

Brockenhurst is the largest village in the New Forest, a thriving and lively mix of community and cachet, quality and quirky with all the necessary essentials of a proper working village - butcher, bakery and greengrocer, full quota of cafes and tea houses, plus services such as doctor, dentist and post office. Work into the equation the unexpected and the glamorous: premier golf course, luxurious spa and top restaurants such as The Pig (the first in the group of hip country house hotels) and Cambium (fine dining at Careys Manor)... It all makes Brockenhurst a gem in the heart of the Forest.

Property ranges from Edwardian villas to thatched timber-framed cottages, and imaginative new builds to old Forest lodges. Many properties have access or views to open Forest and almost all are within walking distance of the station. Looking for an Estate Agent in Brockenhurst? Spencers are here to help.

£1,650,000

Brockenhurst

  • Bedrooms Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms Bathrooms: 3
  • Receptions Living Rooms: 4

An incredibly rare opportunity to purchase a stunning family residence forming one of only five properties on the exclusive Hincheslea estate, close to the village of Brockenhurst. The property occupies a beautiful position surrounded by fields and woodland and further benefits from a substantial outbuilding, double garage and delightful grounds approaching one acre. EPR: D


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