Minstead, Lyndhurst


A private shared track leads to the gravel driveway, allowing for ample off-road parking and potential to build a carport/garage (STPP).

A handmade chestnut picket fence borders the front garden, with a paved pathway leading to the front door, which benefits from two gravel seating areas, perfect for enjoying the peaceful surroundings.

The front garden is mainly laid to lawn and enjoys a southerly aspect, interspersed with mature plants and shrubs, including a Japanese Cherry tree. Tucked away in the corner is a shed which is generous in size and is ideally suited for the storage of tools and garden furniture.

To the side of the property, there is a further patio area and an additional meadow area which is bordered by mature hedging and trees.


Access is provided via a solid timber door, leading to a cosy entrance hallway with cloaks cupboard and access into the sitting room, which features a bay window enjoying delightful views of the front aspect.

To the other side of the hallway, lies the kitchen/dining room which has been updated and reconfigured over recent years, providing a cottage style kitchen with wooden worktops over, integrated under counter separate fridge and freezer, an electric AGA with a ceramic hob, large butler sink and full height larger cupboard as well as ample space for a dining table and chairs. Additional cupboard space houses the Heatrae Sadia boiler, hot water tank and washing machine. There is a further storage cupboard situated at the bottom of the staircase which houses the tumble dryer.

A door leads from the kitchen to the extension which was completed 4 years ago by the current owners, consisting of a garden room with French doors leading to the meadow, a generous wet room and a large study which has previously been utilised as a ground floor bedroom, also benefiting from French doors out to a side courtyard.

A staircase rises to the first floor, which has a spacious landing that leads to the two bedrooms and family bathroom.

Both of the bedrooms are comfortable double rooms which benefit from pretty front aspect views. Bedroom one has two fitted wardrobes which span the whole length of the wall, providing ample storage. Bedroom two also benefits from two deep built-in cupboards which offer ample storage.

The family bathroom comprises a basin with vanity unit, WC and a freestanding bath with shower over.


Minstead has a vibrant community, a village hall, pub (The Trusty Servant), botanical gardens, and a Norman church. There is direct access onto the open forest providing a network of footpaths and bridleways for walking and riding. Lyndhurst is approximately a seven minute drive away and is the largest village within the New Forest. It is a popular tourist location with many independent shops, art galleries, cafés, restaurants, pubs and hotels. Southampton is a vibrant, modern city which has the popular West Quay shopping centre and many attractions.

The surrounding areas of Southampton and Winchester have a wide selection of well respected private schools along with several others across the Dorset border. Communications are excellent with access to the A31 westbound at Malwood, the M27 eastbound at Cadnam, and within easy reach of Southampton Parkway station giving a link to London Waterloo within 1 hour and 10 minutes. The coastal resort town of Bournemouth is also only a short drive away.



This attractive character home is conveniently located on the edge of the town centre of Fordingbridge with a good range of local shops, supermarket, cafés, restaurants and also excellent local schools. The popular market town of Ringwood is approximately 7 miles distant, offering an excellent variety of shopping facilities, boutiques, cafes and restaurants as well as two supermarkets and two leisure centres. The easily accessible A338 links to the cathedral city of Salisbury (approximately 8 miles north) which has a mainline railway station direct to Waterloo, London. There are international airports at both Bournemouth and Southampton.


From Ringwood, proceed along the A338 towards Salisbury. After approximately 6 miles, turn left into Salisbury Road. The property will then be found on the left hand side – signified by a ‘Spencers’ board.


Situated on the south side of the high street moments from the famous “cobbles” in Lymington and is a short walk from the Station, Town Quay, deep water Marinas and Yacht Clubs. Lymington is famed for being a world renowned sailing location being situated on the river leading to The Solent and Isle of Wight. The Georgian market town is surrounded by the outstanding natural beauty of the New Forest National Park. To the north, are the New Forest villages of Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst and Junction 1 of the M27, which links to the M3 giving access to London. There is a rail branch line link to Brockenhurst main line Station (approx. 5.5 miles) which gives direct access (half hourly) to London Waterloo in 90 minutes.

This charming property, draped with beautiful Wisteria is approached via a paved pathway leading to the front entrance. The kitchen has been beautifully handcrafted out of English Oak and features a three-oven Aga with hot plates, Belfast sink and window over looking the rear garden. This rustic kitchen includes ample storage cupboards and drawers. Adjacent to the kitchen is the spacious dining room with an attractive bay window looking out to the front aspect and access through to the beautiful vaulted sitting room. This room acts as the heart of the home and benefits from a wood burning stove, offering a cosy and inviting atmosphere throughout the winter months.

Ascending to the first floor, you’ll find a well-appointed landing that leads through to the two double bedrooms and family bathroom. A part exposed brick wall on the landing adds to the rustic charm of the cottage. 

The principal bedroom with dual aspect is a tranquil retreat tucked at the rear of the property. The south facing window invites natural light to cascade into the room while offering a peaceful view of the rear garden. Bedroom two is an inviting space with an exposed brick feature wall and a vaulted ceiling.  The charming bathroom, with patterned wall tiles and roll top bath provides a touch of elegance along with functionality. 

The lower level of the property serves as a cinema room providing entertainment options and further fitted storage space.  

The property boasts a south-facing garden, with private areas for relaxing and entertaining throughout the day. The presence of a summer house in the garden is an added bonus. This space can be used for various purposes, such as a home office or a place to unwind during the summer months.

Energy Performance Rating: n/a as Grade II Listed

Council Tax Band: D

All mains services connected

Burley, Ringwood


The rear storm porch gives access into the impressive dining/garden room, which has been recently added, to provide a wonderful space featuring exposed beams, bi-folding doors leading out to the garden and Velux windows, allowing for an abundance of natural light. There is also a generous cupboard space providing additional storage, as well as a generous storage cupboard in the porch area.

Leading into the kitchen/breakfast room, which is fully fitted with base level units, oven, gas hob, built-in under counter fridge and separate freezer as well as a built-in breakfast bar. The kitchen is cleverly designed, with a void which is open to the dining/garden room, ideal for entertaining family or guests, yet still giving the feeling of separate rooms. The kitchen benefits from views over the front aspect.

Adjoining the kitchen is a cosy sitting room which incorporates a feature fireplace with an open fire and also enjoys double aspect views over the front and side garden.

Further to this is an additional side entrance and a downstairs hallway with a staircase leading to the first floor and a utility room/WC comprising a low-level WC, storage cupboards, sink and both space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer.

To the first floor, there are two good-sized bedrooms, both of which enjoy front aspect views and built-in cupboard space. Both rooms are serviced by the family bathroom which comprises a fitted bath, separate shower cubicle, hand wash basin and low-level WC.


The property is centrally located in, arguably, one of the most beautiful and sought after villages in The New Forest, ideally situated to make full use of all the wonderful facilities the Forest has to offer. Whether it be sailing at nearby Lymington (12 miles) or golf at one of the many courses in the area including Brockenhurst with its mainline railway station (8 miles, Waterloo 90 mins.) The market town of Ringwood is but a short drive away (5 miles). The larger shopping towns of Southampton (20 miles) to the east and Bournemouth (16 miles) to the west, both with their airports, are easily accessible.


Access can be gained from two very quiet lanes, both of which are within easy walking distance of the village amenities. From Esdaile Lane, the property is entered through a metal pedestrian gate, giving access to the front garden which is mainly laid to lawn and is bordered by mature hedge row, creating an element of privacy. The property is abutted by flower beds, filled with mature plants and shrubs. A paved pathway leads to the side entrance porch and a further area of garden, which wraps around to the rear of the property.

Approaching from Garden Road, there is a private off-road parking area allowing for two vehicles and a pedestrian gate which leads into the rear garden and porch.

There is a paved terraced area positioned alongside the bi-folding doors, providing an ideal place for alfresco dining. The remainder of the rear garden is mainly laid to lawn, with the added benefit of an enclosed sitting area which is surrounded by colourful planting.

East Boldre, Brockenhurst

The property has a wonderful forest location in the pretty village of East Boldre with a thriving pub, village hall, post office, village store and garage all within easy walking distance. There is also a popular marina at nearby Bucklers Hard and the Beaulieu River Sailing Club offers opportunities for sailing enthusiasts.The attractive town of Lymington has a number of supermarkets and independent shops including some designer boutiques and restaurants and is surrounded by the New Forest National Park.Brockenhurst Railway Station (approximately 5.5 miles) provides a half hourly service to London Waterloo with a journey time of approximately 90 minutes, and the motorway networks surrounding Southampton are also within direct travelling distance. There are many well regarded private and state schools in the surrounding area, with South Baddesley (Primary) providing a mini bus service.

In the heart of the New Forest National Park, within the popular village of East Boldre with its shop, garage, thriving pub and post office, an end of chain three bedroomed detached bungalow. A short walk up the path to the front door which opens into a wide hallway. Three bedrooms lead off the hallway, two double, one with en suite shower room, and a single bedroom/office. There is also a family bathroom with panelled bath, wash hand basin and low level WC. Moving along the hall, doors open to the kitchen at the rear of the property, and a large welcoming sitting room. The sitting room is double aspect room with the main views over the westerly private garden towards the lane. There is an electric fire with an attractive wooden mantle piece and surround. The kitchen would benefit from some modernisation, there is an integral dining area, an additional eating area/garden room off the kitchen and rear door to the garden.

Outside the reasonably extensive gardens are laid to lawn.  It is well fenced to prevent the forest ponies entering with some parking already created, the parking could easily be extended to accommodate several more vehicles.  The gardens are both child and dog proof and are currently in two or three sections.  


Energy Performance Rating: TBC Current: Potential:

Council Tax Band: E

All Mains Services Connected

Stapehill Abbey, Wimborne


Stapehill Abbey is located in its own grounds between Ferndown and Wimborne. Set within a significant landscape setting, great care and attention has been given to the overall site design. The Cloisters has been created from the existing buildings, with many artefact and period features retained throughout.

The town of Wimborne has medieval origins and over the years has grown into a centre of great style and culture. There are superb facilities here with quality shops, café’s and restaurants surrounding the well known square. The local schools ,both junior and senior, have good Ofsted ratings and there is a large sports  recreation centre just outside Wimborne at Queen Elisabeth school. Good access to Poole and Bournemouth and heading West along the A31 gives a direct route to Ringwood and onwards to Southampton (via M27).


Get on A31 from The Furlong and Mansfield Rd/B3347. Follow A31 to Wimborne Rd W/B3073 in Dorset. Turn left onto Wimborne Rd W/B3073 and your destination will be on your left hand side.

Beaulieu, Brockenhurst

The property sits on a generous plot in one of the area’s most sought after addresses where spacious waterside homes are spread along the shoreline. The setting is particularly unspoilt and peaceful as the access road attracts very little traffic while the open spaces of The Forest, as well as a beach and paddle board launching point are also nearby. All manner of outdoor activities are close at hand with walking, riding and cycling across miles of unspoilt tracks in the Forest or sailing at either Lymington or Bucklers Hard. There is a popular local pub at East End and direct rail services to London Waterloo depart regularly from Brockenhurst and take approximately 2 hours.

This charming timber framed bungalow is the ideal holiday retreat or rental investment. The property has been extended to its full potential and offers contemporary, spacious accommodation set within a quarter acre of national park. The property is accessed through a five bar gate leading to a gravel drive which leads to a turning and parking area adjacent to the house. The home is currently a successful holiday let and is spectacularly well presented with vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, an open fireplace and full length windows. An oak porch opens on to the formal lounge with open fireplace, wood panelled walls and a rear aspect window. Double sliding doors open in to the main kitchen/family room with wonderful floor to ceiling windows and bi-fold doors over looking the landscaped gardens. The high end kitchen is the heart of the house with a range of fitted cupboards and work surfaces, breakfast bar and integrated white goods. There are three bedrooms, all interior designed, a family bathroom with butler sink, bath and shower and an en suite bathroom.

The bungalow overlooks its gardens which extend to approximately a quarter of an acre and contain areas of level lawn and some mature trees along with hedges at the boundary. There is an outside bath with hot and cold taps and a superb covered garden kitchen ideal for outdoor entertaining complete with barbecue. There is ample parking for several cars adjacent to the house and the gardens have a southerly aspect as well as a peaceful atmosphere well suited to this charming location.

Linwood, 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 eateries. 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. For the commuter, the cities of Salisbury and Southampton are easily reached via the A338 and the A31 and London is only 2 hours distant, via the M3. The larger shopping towns of Bournemouth (10 miles south) and Southampton (20 miles east), both with their airports are easily accessible.


Exit Ringwood along the A338 Ringwood to Fordingbridge road. Continue until you see the sign for Linwood. Turn right here and continue to the end of this road, crossing the cattle grid over the bridge and then turn left. Continue along this road heading to Linwood. As you approach the Red Shoot on your left, turn left into Toms Lane. Continue along this lane (don’t take the left hand fork) go right to the end then bearing left and you will arrive at the property.

Cranborne, Wimborne


This peaceful and pretty village benefits from a central village shop/post office, several good nearby public houses, two hotels with restaurants and the very popular Cranborne Garden Centre with café and gift shop.

Cranborne CE First School and Cranborne Middle School are handily located in the village and both are highly praised by Ofsted.

Cranborne itself offers a charming rural community lifestyle and benefits from the nearby towns of Verwood and Fordingbridge which offer shopping and various amenities.

For transport options there is a mainline station 17 miles away at Salisbury, Bournemouth Airport less than 20 miles away and Southampton Airport just over 30 miles.

The edge of The New Forest is less than 10 miles and Bournemouth beach just under 20 miles.


From Ringwood, join the B3081 heading towards Verwood. After about half a mile, turn right into Harbridge Drive, signposted to Alderholt. Continue to Alderholt, and at the T junction, turn left onto the B3078. Proceed along this road for approximately 6 miles on Hare Lane towards Cranborne/Castle Street. The property can be found on your right hand side.

Somerley, Ringwood


The historic Somerley Estate with its plethora of foot paths and bridleways is an ideal environment for walkers, riders and cyclists as well as those with a love of nature and the countryside. Somerley Park Golf Club is very close by as well as facilities for game and coarse fishing. Amenities can be found at the market towns of Ringwood and Fordingbridge whilst the A31 is only a short drive providing ease of access onto the M27, Southampton and Bournemouth both with their regional airports and mainline railway stations. The cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester are within a comfortable drive whilst the New Forest and the Coast are also on the door step. The area is also renowned for its wealth of educational, recreational and cultural amenities.


Exit Ringwood along the A31 heading west, come off shortly after passing the petroleum station and signposted to Verwood. Go under the fly over and continue round two bends and up a hill, then turn right sign posted to Alderholt. Stay on this road for about two miles, passing the entrance on your right to Somerley House, shortly on your left is the entrance to Har- bridge Court. Turn left and then immediately left again and follow the gravel track until you come to the gates of Harefield House.