4 bedroom detached house for sale

Minstead, Lyndhurst SO43 7GJ

£1,999,950 via Fells Gulliver, Lymington: 01590 671711

The Splash is ideally situated within the beautiful New Forest National Park located in a rural but accessible and convenient location. The owners have improved this characterful home to an extremely high standard with an eye for top quality detail in the fixtures and fittings.

Electric gates then block paved drive with lights lead to the main thatched residence perfectly set within the grounds to make the most of the garden views. An impressive characterful arched wooden door opens to a welcoming open entrance hall providing access to the principal rooms and staircase to first floor. Engineered oak wood flooring is laid throughout the ground floor with underfloor heating.

The Mark Wilkinson designed kitchen is a central hub of the house with a large island perfect for entertaining and to congregate around. The kitchen is fitted with a range of tasteful handmade wooden cabinetry, large electric Aga, double Belfast sink, Quooker boiling and sparkling water tap, and coordinating granite worktops and splash back. The kitchen further includes an American fridge freezer, built in microwave, integrated dishwasher, and wine fridge. The kitchen is open to a beautiful dining space which can accommodate a large dining table and chairs.

Utility/Boot room
A good size utility/boot room is set off from the kitchen which gives access to the guest cloakroom. The utility/boot room includes an integrated washing machine, Belfast sink, ample shoe and boot storage and cabinetry and worksurface to match the kitchen. There is also a back door.

Sitting room
The sitting room presents a lovely warm and inviting seating area around an attractive fireplace with wood burner. The sitting room leads through to the Prime Oak orangery enjoying views of the garden and bi-fold doors. Adjoining the orangery is a well-designed Prime Oak outside covered seating/dining area with electric heater.

The study is accessed from the entrance hall and enjoys a double aspect with bespoke designed office furniture. The study leads into the spacious cinematic TV room with surround sound, double aspect, built- in storage cupboards and external door.

Staircase & Landing
The staircase has a characterful arched glazed external door leading to the sun terrace from the halfway landing. The first-floor landing has three airing/linen cupboards, the hot water system, and loft access. A corridor to bedrooms two and four also has bespoke built in wardrobes and storage space.

The master suite has a garden aspect, built in oak wardrobes and a sizable en-suite with roll top bath, separate walk-in shower, WC, and double wash basin with cupboard below. Bedroom three is a sizable double with built in wardrobes and drawers. Bedroom four is a smaller double bedroom with a garden aspect and bedroom two is a large double with a garden and woodland outlook, and eves wardrobe storage. The family bathroom has a walk-in shower, WC, and wash basin.

The large double garage has an electric up and over door, side windows, electric and light, and rear door to a separate back room with stairs to the first floor and individual external door. The room above the garage has Velux windows and would make an ideal annex. To the side of the garage is a car port and secure boat store that is ideal for outdoor activity equipment. Further outbuildings can be found to the rear of the garden that include a cabin with power and light currently used as a gym and a further sound insulated music room.

The landscaped garden and grounds are of note with a beautiful stream meandering down one border with a woodland backdrop. The private garden is mainly laid to lawn with established flower beds and borders. Adjoining the house is a sun terrace and BBQ outdoor cooking area.

The property further benefits from commoners grazing rights and Ultrafast Broadband.

Located in Minstead, one of the New Forest National Park’s most sought-after villages. Minstead has a vibrant community, a village shop, a village hall, a pub (The Trusty Servant), and a Norman church. A short walk to open forest provides a network of footpaths and bridleways for walking and riding. Lyndhurst is a short 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 east and west access to the M27 and M3 within easy reach and Southampton Parkway station giving a link to London Waterloo within an hour and ten minutes. Southampton airport is 13 miles.

Agent Note

The property has undergone a significant program of improvement by the current owners resulting in a highly energy efficient and high specification home. Benefits/improvements include:

• Ultrafast broadband

• Electric car charging point

• RHI re-payment of £1,600 pa for 5 further years

• Triple glazed windows

• Air source heat pump, with underfloor heating downstairs and radiators upstairs

• Wooden flooring throughout

• Cavity wall and loft insulation

• Bespoke blinds and curtains throughout

• Fireplace with log burner

• Bespoke fitted furniture in the sitting room, study, landing, bedroom one and bedroom three

• Mark Wilkinson kitchen and electric AGA

• Cinematic TV room with surround sound

• Fencing and landscaping

• Replacement ridge on the thatch 2021

• CCTV security

• Modern family bathroom and en-suite

• Configuration change to make large kitchen breakfast room and open hallway

• Prime Oak orangery

• Prime Oak outside seating/dining area

• Garden cabin/gym, music room, and greenhouse

• Electric wooden gates

• Block paved driveway with lights

• Double garage with back room and upstairs room

• Car port and boat store

• M27 2.1 miles

• Ashurst train station 3.7 miles

• Southampton Airport 13 miles

• Bramshaw Golf Club 4.1 miles

• Limewood Hotel and Spa 4.5 miles

• The Pig 5.9 miles

• Lymington 11.7 miles

• West Quay, Southampton 13.5 miles

Agent: Fells Gulliver, Lymington

Fells Gulliver, 125 High Street, Lymington, SO41 9AQ

Phone: 01590 671711