Highwood, Ringwood, BH24

£5,500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
An exquisite country home ideally situated in arguably one of the New Forest's most sought-after locations. The property occupies an elevated and secluded plot set amongst approximately 10 acres of formal gardens and paddock land, with access to Rockford Common just minutes away. This substantial home was originally built in the late 1920's and in recent years has undergone a 2-year re-build project, to include several large extensions, providing in excess of 10,000sqft of immaculate and high-specification accommodation set across four floors. Energy Performance Rating: TBC

THE SITUATION

The property in located in the highly sought after and picturesque New Forest hamlet of Highwood, within the New Forest National Park. This beautiful semi-rural location offers thousands of acres of heath and woodland for a variety of outdoor pursuits, particularly bike and horse riding. There is a popular country pub in nearby Rockford and convenient access to excellent private and state schools.

POINTS OF INTEREST

The Alice Lisle Inn 1.0 miles

Moyles Court School 1.0 miles

Ringwood School & Sixth Form 2.2 miles

Ringwood Town Centre 2.6 miles

Waitrose & Partners 2.6 miles

David Lloyd 3.3 miles

Moors Valley Country Park 6.2 miles

Ferndown Golf Course 8.6 miles

SPECIFICATION

- Air Source heat pump supplying the hot water system and under floor heating

- Control 4 Home Automation system, accessible anywhere in the world, operating the lighting, blinds, heating, air conditioning, gates and garage doors and the temperature of the pool and Jacuzzi

- Intelligent zoned lighting system

- Audio system with integrated speakers, both internally and externally, including the tennis pavilion

- Private treatment plant drainage system

- 7,500-gallon irrigation system

- Lift providing access to three floors and private owners access to master suite

- Commercial grade water softener system servicing the entire property

- Renewable energy heat pumps and an LPG backup with underground tanks

GROUNDS & GARDENS

- Double electric gates to the south of the property give access to an illuminated and sweeping drive leading to a slate-paved turning circle with a beautiful central water feature – also approached via the north entrance

- Further parking forecourt offering space for numerous vehicles

- Two quadruple car showrooms adjacent to the property; complete with Porcelain tiled flooring and under floor heating, with an internal staircase to a storage area above. The second showroom comprises an external staircase leading to a first-floor studio. Both showrooms have a full fire and security system linked directly to the police and fire services

- Exquisite grounds which have been professionally landscaped; comprising stunning formal gardens edged with box hedging, long sweeping lawns and raised terraces finished in Limestone

- Entertaining area incorporating an extensive southerly-aspect terrace with a seating area adjacent to the kitchen which focuses upon a gas-flame effect fire with an adjacent water feature

- Steps leading to a lower BBQ terrace adjacent to the pool

- All-weather tennis court comprising a tennis pavilion with external speakers and a garden machinery store, also with provisions in place for floodlighting

- Garden irrigation system with underground water storage and auto top-up linked to a rain water harvesting system

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Spencers of the New Forest - Ringwood

42 High Street, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 1AG

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