The charming village of Sopley is situated on the edge of the Avon Valley and New Forest, between the popular coastal town of Christchurch, and the historic market town of Ringwood. There is a village hall, a quality dining pub in easy walking distance and Sopley Primary School only 5 minutes away as well as many other local private and state secondary schools. Christchurch is situated approximately 2.5 miles south, offering an extensive range of independent and high street shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes, hotels, and the beautiful natural harbour which is home to two sailing clubs, a rowing club and plenty of water based activities. The market town of Ringwood is approximately 6 miles north offering further shopping, leisure facilities and a good range of pubs cafes and restaurants. The larger coastal town of Bournemouth with its famous beaches is also close by as are major transport links; the A31 and the M27; leading east to Southampton, the M3 and London beyond. Christchurch has a main line train station as does Bournemouth and Southampton plus the latter benefitting from having international airports.
Exit Ringwood on the Christchurch Road, heading south towards Christchurch. Stay on this road for approximately 5 miles and follow the road round to left on the one way system and take the 2nd left signposted for Bransgore, into Derritt Lane. The property is the second property on your left hand side about 100 yards from the junction.
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 spacious detached four/five bedroom Converted Barn originally used as a Coach House and Stables located within the delightful village of Sopley. The property boasts original character features and offers the flexibility for multi-generational living from the formation of two staircases, creating two wings to the house as well as ample space to work from home. EPR: E