Equestrian facility for sale

Church Lane, Boldre, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 5QL

£3,500,000 via Caldwells Estate Agents, Lymington: 01590 675875

Nestled within the serene beauty of the New Forest National Park is 'Slade Farm' - a truly unique farm set in approximately 58 acres having direct forest access. With equestrian facilities including stabling, paddocks and a large yard, the property offers spacious and versatile accommodation including four bedrooms, a drawing room, dining room and kitchen/breakfast room, as well as a separate self-contained one bedroom annexe.

The brick pillared entrance porch and step leads up to the front door which opens into the reception hall where there is a useful storage cupboard and a cloakroom. Leading off from the hall is the impressive dual aspect drawing room which has a feature brick fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove and two sets of doors leading out onto the garden. Adjoining this room is the dining room which enjoys lovely views across the fields and has a marble fireplace. The kitchen/breakfast room, which can be accessed from both the hall and the dining room, is fitted with a modern range of floor and wall mounted units including an island and a two-oven gas fired Aga with an adjoining two-oven electric Aga with four ring ceramic hob. There is a stainless steel one-and-a-half bowl sink and a further single bowl sink, space for dishwasher and space for an American style fridge/freezer. The breakfast area enjoys French doors to the garden. Leading off from the kitchen, the rear hall gives access to the utility room which is fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted units having an inset Belfast sink and space/plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A cupboard houses the Worcester gas fired boiler which provides domestic hot water and central heating. There is also a larder cupboard and a shower room.

From the main reception hall, the staircase leads up to the landing where there is an access hatchway to the roof space and an airing cupboard. The main bedroom faces south and east with lovely views over the fields and is has an extensive range of built-in wardrobes as well as an en suite bathroom which comprises a bath, WC, bidet and wash basin. There are three further double bedrooms and these are serviced by the family bathroom which comprises a corner bath and separate corner shower enclosure, WC and wash basin.

From the rear hall, a stable door gives access to the garaging, and a staircase leads to the annexe which enjoys a double aspect sitting room beyond which a door leads through to the kitchenette having a range of floor and wall mounted units including a sink, fridge, single oven and hob. The double bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe, and the bathroom comprises a panelled bath, WC and wash basin. This flat is situated above the triple garage/office/car port and has its own separate access adjacent to this. The garaging includes a garage/office, car port and useful stabling/store rooms leading off from here.

The property is approached from Church Lane via a pillared entrance way and five bar gates with a gravel driveway leading to the house. The gardens are mostly laid to lawn being interspersed with mature trees, plants and shrubs, enjoying a lovely natural wild garden leading off from the patio. The southern part of the garden has a summer house and gate access onto the field. There is an orchard for growing fruits and vegetables and this also has an aluminium framed greenhouse.

The property sits in approximately 58 acres. The driveway bears right to lead to the farm and outbuildings and the large yard. There are a number of outbuildings including four large barns; the American barn has 12 stalls and central divided billets for storage and saddles etc. The second main barn is mostly for hay storage and this also has four stalls. The third barn has a large workshop with a mezzanine floor and additional storage with four stalls to one side, and the fourth barn is smaller and is used mainly for hay and wood storage. These two barns both share a separate yard area and adjacent to this there is a parking area for trailers. There is also an exercise paddock containing jumps etc.

From our office in the High Street proceed up into St Thomas Street joining the one way system in the right hand lane and passing Waitrose. Continue through two sets of traffic lights and proceed straight over the three mini roundabouts. Immediately after the third roundabout turn right into Boldre Lane. Follow this road along to the end for just under a mile then turn right onto Rodlease Lane and along as it becomes Pilley Hill. Continue along into the village, passing William Gilpin School and turning left opposite the Boldre War Memorial Hall into Church Lane. Follow the road along for approximately a quarter of a mile where the property will be found on the right hand side.

Mains water, electricity and gas are connected to the property. Drainage is to a private system.

G (£3,514.37 approx. - 2024/2025)

Main House - C
Annexe - D

Agent: Caldwells Estate Agents, Lymington

Caldwells Estate Agents, 69 High Street, Lymington, SO41 9AL

Phone: 01590 675875