7 bedroom detached house for sale

Stoney Cross, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7GP

£3,000,000 via Woolley & Wallis, Romsey: 01794 337473

An elegant and substantial New Forest country home approached over a long lined sweeping driveway nestled in it's own private secluded 5 acre plot.

Grovewood House is an imposing property built in the Queen Anne style constructed of mellow Michelmersh brick and a tiled roof. The accommodation is expansive with the principal rooms extending to some 10,000 sq ft, offering the ability to entertain on a grand scale. The proportions are further enhanced with high ceilings and an abundance of natural light from the large casement sash windows. Whilst certainly grand in accommodation, the property manages to maintain an intimacy and is a practical home to run.

Highlights of the property include flexible and extensive accommodation, seven bedrooms with views of the grounds, an impressive swimming pool complex with independent sauna, a detached triple garage complex with triple carport and space for a tennis court.

Grovewood House occupies an idyllic position within Stoney Cross, accessed via bespoke wrought iron electric gates which opens onto a sweeping tree lined driveway and leads onto a large shingle parking area with a feature turning circle. The property is set back from the Forest road and sheltered by woodland. Embracing a wonderful central position in substantial private grounds apportioned into areas of formal and woodland gardens attracting an arrange of wildlife.

Stoney Cross is located on the edge of Minstead within the New Forest National Park. Minstead boasts a wonderful community, a village shop, a public house and a village hall. Grovewood House has direct access onto the open forest providing a network of footpaths and bridleways for walking and riding. The local village of Lyndhurst offers an eclectic range of boutiques, eateries and public houses with a local library, village hall and visitor centre, Lyndhurst centre also has a doctors and dentist practice. To the East, the maritime city of Southampton provides a more comprehensive range of retail and leisure facilities. Golf can be enjoyed at Romsey, Bramshaw and Wellow with water sports available along the South Coast, local Hunts and Pony Clubs include the Wilton, New Forest and Hursley Hambledon.

New Forest National Park Authority - Band H

Mains electricity, oil, water and private drainage

From Cadnam, head in a Westerly direction on the A31. Pass the Esso garage and Travel Lodge and take the next left (Emery Down). With the open New Forest on your right hand side, proceed for approximately 1.5kms and Grovewood House will be found on the left hand side.

Agent: Woolley & Wallis, Romsey

Woolley & Wallis, 4-6 Bell Street, Romsey, SO51 8ZN

Phone: 01794 337473