The Roof House is nicely positioned within this highly sought after estate, which nestles along the edge of the beautiful Avon Valley and the market town of Ringwood. Ringwood is approximately two miles away, offering an excellent range of independent and high street boutiques, shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as two leisure centres. The Ringwood Forest and the New Forest surround the area and are both easily accessible. The nearby A31 offers routes to the larger coastal towns of Bournemouth (approximately 8 miles south via the A338) and Southampton (approximately 18 miles east via the M27). Beyond Southampton the M3 then leads to London, which is only approximately 1.5 hours away.
Avon Castle is an exclusive residential area, west of the market town of Ringwood, which offers an excellent range of shops, cafes and restaurants as well as excellent recreational facilities and renowned schools. The beautiful New Forest is only a short drive away and has over 140,000 acres of heathland and woodlands and is suited to a range of outdoor pursuits which include walking, cycling and horse riding. For the commuter the A31 is easily accessible providing routes to the coastal towns of Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch. Heading East the City of Southampton is approximately 17 miles via the A31/M27 and London is within two hours via the M3.
Living in Ringwood
Ringwood offers the best of all worlds. This old market town is positioned on the edge of the New Forest, yet is just ten minutes drive to the coast and also has easy access to the A31, with London, Southampton and Winchester in one direction and Bournemouth in the other.
It is an increasingly popular destination for home hunters. Best known as the home of Ringwood Brewery (inspiration for the current boom in microbreweries), it is undergoing a re-identification. The old cattle market has been transformed into a stylish shopping quarter with names such as Aga, Hobbs, Joules, Waitrose and Waterstones, and a programme of events that includes live music and farmers’ markets. The adjacent high street has retained its character, with a traditional weekly market and a selection of independents, a new artisan bakery, and a variety of decent eateries such as Framptons and Noisy Lobster.
Families are attracted by the sense of community and highly regarded secondary school (its sixth form provision rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted). There is a wide range of property from thatched cottages, through Victorian and Edwardian villas to tree-lined closes of homes built between the wars and every decade from mid-century onwards.
To the north are the quieter, untouched reaches of the Forest and larger country houses. To the west Ringwood is bounded by the River Avon and Avon Castle, a private estate of big, individual, contemporary properties in large plots, many with views across the water meadows. Avon Castle appeals to those looking for privacy and seclusion, and also attracts people moving from London in search of country life combined with contemporary living. Looking for an Estate Agent in Ringwood? Spencers are here to help.
£3,500,000 Guide Price
- 5 Bedrooms:
- 5 Bathrooms:
- 2 Living Rooms:
A truly phenomenal opportunity to be involved with the build and to be able to purchase a completely new build home approaching 5400sq ft with river and rural views in Avon Castle. The property will be arranged over 5 floors with access to all of these via an impressive lift. Many of the rooms will have a variety of feature glass windows as well as a terraced and balcony areas. EPR: D