7 bedroom detached house for sale

Forest Road, Burley, Ringwood BH24 4DE

£2,795,000 via Spencers, Burley: 01425 209383

A truly stunning seven-bedroom character property set in approximately 1.2 acres of meticulously maintained grounds and gardens. This magnificent estate includes a delightful swimming pool, a pool house, and a convenient triple garage with an office above. Rich in character features, this property is believed to be an Arts and Crafts building dating back to 1908. The current owners have refurbished the property to an extremely high specification. It is situated in a highly sought-after location, moments from the open forest and with excellent road links to the A31.


The property lies on the rural outskirts of 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. There are multiple sailing clubs in nearby Lymington (12 miles) and numerous golf courses throughout the New Forest including one in Burley itself. Brockenhurst (8 miles) boasts a mainline railway station (Waterloo 90 minutes) whilst Ringwood (5 miles) provides coach links to the Capital. The larger shopping towns of Southampton (20 miles) to the east and Bournemouth (16 miles) to the west, both with their airports are both easily accessible.


Entering the property through the original front door, you are welcomed into a spacious and grand hallway. This area provides access to all principal rooms and features a staircase leading to the first floor with an oak handrail and a large window, as well as a cloakroom.

To the left is the formal sitting room, featuring exposed painted beams, a limestone fireplace with a working fire, and an abundance of natural light from double-aspect views and a large bay window.

Further along is the formal dining room, boasting a beautiful original fireplace, a large bay window, wooden panelling around the room, and painted exposed beams, giving it a sense of grandeur.

Also on this level is a useful study with ample storage and shelving, as well as a cosy snug with exposed beams and a charming fireplace.

To the right of the hallway is the large, bright, and spacious kitchen and family area. This space has been completely refurbished and opened up by the current owners. The kitchen is fully fitted with numerous storage cupboards, an island topped with granite work surfaces, an electric oven with a gas hob and overhead extractor fan, and space for a large American-style fridge freezer. This area flows into a dining area with a log burner and a sitting area with a television point. Natural light floods this room through windows spanning the width of the room and double doors leading to the driveway and garden beyond.

On the first floor, there are five bedrooms. The master suite includes a walk-in wardrobe, numerous fitted wardrobes, and a fully fitted ensuite with a bath, shower cubicle, hand wash basin with his and hers sinks, and WC. This bedroom also benefits from double-aspect views and a large bay window. Bedroom two also has a newly fitted ensuite. Additionally, there is a family bathroom on this level, with a fitted bath, shower cubicle, hand wash basin, and WC.

The second floor offers an additional two bedrooms, one with a walk-in wardrobe and handy eave storage. This area would make a perfect guest suite.


Entering the property over the cattle grid and through large electric timber gates, you arrive on a sweeping gravel drive surrounded by gardens enclosed by hedgerows. The drive leads to a paved driveway with ample parking for numerous cars. Here lies the garage block with three garages, all with electric doors. Above the garages is a spacious and useful home office, which benefits from a cloakroom, electric radiators, and extra-fast fibre WiFi.

The meticulously maintained grounds and gardens total around 1.2 acres. Directly in front of the property is a beautiful formal garden area, mainly laid to level lawn and enclosed by large hedgerows, creating seclusion and privacy. This area is bordered by mature plant beds and features a terraced area perfect for al fresco dining.

On the other side of the garden, there is a rose garden, an orchard with apple, plum, and pear trees, a vegetable patch, a working well, a storage area housing numerous sheds, and a golf net.

There is a beautiful tiled heated swimming pool with walk in steps with a fabulous pool house with aluminium bi-folding doors and windows as well as a fully equipped kitchen with electric oven, gas hob and integrated fridge.


Energy Performance Rating: D

Council Tax Band: H

Tenure: Freehold

All mains services connected

Agent: Spencers, Burley

Spencers of the New Forest , The Cross Burley, Hants, BH24 4AB

Phone: 01425 209383