The property is situated in the picturesque New Forest village of Hale, located within the idyllic and un spoilt North Westerly corner of the New Forest National Park. Hale is a delightful thriving village with a local pub, post office/village store, village hall, church and village green near by, yet is just a short drive away from the small town of Fordingbridge, comprising a comprehensive range of shopping facilities and amenities as well as good schooling. The surrounding New Forest offers thousands of acres of heath and woodland ideal for a variety of outdoor pursuits, particularly bike and horse riding. The easily accessible A338 gives access to the cathedral city of Salisbury, with mainline railway to London (approximately 7 miles north), and the bustling coastal towns of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (approximately 17 miles south). Southampton is approximately 19 miles east (via the M27), and London approximately a two hour drive (via the M27/M3/M25).


Take the A338 Ringwood to Fordingbridge road come off at Fordingbridge and then turn right into the Southampton road B3078. Continue along this road which will take you to Godshill, passing Sandy Balls and then over the cattlegrid passing the Fighting Cocks on your left. This road is called Roger Penny Way and continue until you reach Telegraph Hill then you turn sharp left (hairpin bend) into the B3080. Continue along this road taking you into Forest Road and passing over a cattle grid, shortly after you will turn into Mays Firs on your left. The property drive is found a 100 metres on your left.

Living in Fordingbridge

Fordingbridge, with its distinctive seven arch bridge spanning the River Avon, rewards discovery. This former market town enjoys an idyllic location between the heath and woodland of the New Forest and rolling chalk downlands of Cranborne Chase. The Avon Valley long-distance footpath from Salisbury to Christchurch runs through the town, meandering beside the Avon. Round and about are some of the loveliest villages, including Rockbourne with the remains of a Roman villa and good, popular pub, the Rose & Thistle, and delightful Breamore with its picturesque Marsh (surviving manorial green) and Elizabethan manor house.

Fordingbridge itself has a high street of interesting independents including an art gallery, architectural salvage yard (a great resource with treasures such as Victorian fireplaces), bookshop and boutiques, and essentials such as butchers and bakers. There’s also a great selection of pubs and restaurants in the area, such as The George in Fordingbridge, The Three Lions at Stuckton and The Foresters at Frogham.

Property in Fordingbridge and surrounding area represents good value for the New Forest and includes character cottages and modern family homes. Families are also attracted by the well-regarded independent schools of Forres Sandle Manor and Moyles Court.

Fordingbridge is positioned just off the main Salisbury to Christchurch Road, so there’s reasonable access to the road networks - including A31 at Ringwood.

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£975,000 Guide Price

Hale, Fordingbridge

  • Bedrooms Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms Bathrooms: 2
  • Receptions Living Rooms: 3

A stunning New Forest location for this detached single storey dwelling, which is surrounded by beautiful, landscaped gardens of about one acre with nearby forest access.

Built originally in the 1960s , this extended home features a large modern kitchen/breakfast room, a generous living room with superb views over the gardens, two bathrooms (one ensuite) and a large detached double garage.

This property will suit a buyer looking for an exceptional garden with a vast array of plants trees and flowers for all seasons whilst offering privacy and tranquillity nestled in the New Forest National Park. EPR: F

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