The Marsh, Breamore, Fordingbridge, SP6
£1,150,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A superb example of a 17th century country retreat, located in the quiet and picturesque hamlet of Breamore, close to the open forest. This bright and spacious Grade 2 listed period cottage has been extremely well maintained by the current owners and retains much of its appealing character throughout. The gardens wrap around the property and have been carefully landscaped, providing a most tranquil setting for this beautiful home.

The property is conveniently located in the idyllic rural village of Breamore, which has its own popular local pub, and delightful primary school, with the secondary school nearby at Burgate. The nearby village of Woodgreen (approximately 1 mile away) features an award winning community shop and a well-regarded local pub. Fordingbridge town centre is approximately 2 miles away, providing numerous shops and amenities. Other highly regarded schools within the locality include; Trafalgar School, Hampshire Collegiate School, Chafyn Grove, Salisbury Cathedral School, South Wilts Grammar School for Girls, Godolphin and Bishop Wordsworths. The historic city of Salisbury is approximately 8 miles north via the easily accessible A338, offering a wonderful array of high street and independent shops, cafes and restaurants, and the charming market town of Ringwood is just 8 miles south. The surrounding New Forest is a beautiful, renowned National Park consisting of approximately 140,000 aces of natural Heath and woodland ideal for walking, cycling and particularly riding for the equestrian enthusiast.

- Entrance hall with attractive wood block flooring, giving access to the cloakroom

- Impressive double aspect living room featuring exposed ceiling beams and beautiful inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove and original bread oven

- Well-proportioned formal dining room with secondary staircase to the first floor

- Generous kitchen/breakfast room comprising a range of fitted units with a built-in breakfast bar and space for an AGA and table, with a triple aspect offering beautiful views of the gardens

- Separate utility room providing space for appliances and housing the oil-fired boiler (replaced approximately 4 years ago)

- Staircase to three first floor bedrooms, bedroom two benefiting from a walk-in dressing room, and family bathroom comprising a fitted three piece suite

- A secondary staircase leads to the spacious and comfortable master suite, comprising a beautifully appointed bedroom offering far reaching rural views, a separate dressing room and adjacent bathroom suite

The property is approached through a five bar gate to a gravelled drive, providing parking for several vehicles, as well as a detached double garage with boarded loft space above and an adjoining workshop.

The carefully maintained gardens wrap around the property and are a real stand out feature of this wonderful home, being beautifully landscaped and offering much privacy. The garden consists of expanses of well-maintained lawns with two paved seating areas to enjoy the morning and evening sun, mature well-stocked flower and shrub borders and several fruit trees. Adjacent to the garage complex is a greenhouse, and a large summerhouse is located to the rear of the garden. The grounds amount to approximately a third of an acre and enjoy uninterrupted views over The Marsh; an ancient Memorial Green which is SSSI protected.

01425 837708

Spencers of the New Forest - Ringwood

42 High Street, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 1AG

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