Minstead, Lyndhurst, SO43

£1,250,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A delightful residential equestrian small holding, offering excellent facilities, and finished to a high standard.

Situated in an attractive rural location, enjoying easy access to open forest and transport links - Totaling nearly 3 Acres

SPOTLIGHT ON WILLIAMS FARM

Situated in a quiet rural location enjoying far reaching views over the adjoining countryside, Williams Farm is a private, residential equestrian small holding set in nearly 3 acres.

It was originally a pig farm in the early 1900's, thereafter converted for equestrian use.

The current owner substantially invested in the house, renovating throughout to an extremely high standard.

An attractive country house of brick elevations under a tiled roof. The property offers spacious and well presented accommodation arranged over two floors.

The property has been subject to comprehensive refurbishment by the current owner whilst retaining much of its character.

Approached via private drive, the property is set back in its own courtyard setting and enjoys a lawned frontage, enclosed by stock and rail fencing.

The yard provides stabling for 4 horses, generous parking for lorries and trailers, leading to the paddocks which lie beyond.

THE HOUSE

Four bedroom detached family home refurbished to a very high specification in nearly new condition throughout.

Ground Floor

The feature of the ground floor is the superb kitchen. The kitchen has oil fired Aga, double oven, halogen hob and integrated appliances, leading on to the dining room which is fitted with double doors to sun terrace for the summer months and wood burner for cosying up in the winter. The Utility room provides ample storage with fitted base and wall units and butler sink. The Sitting room benefits from feature fireplace and bay window, along with doors through to the conservatory. You will also find downstairs a study, newly fitted cloakroom and porch to the front door.

First Floor

Spacious Master bedroom with en-suite shower room, walk in wardrobe and views across the rear of the property and surrounding land is highly desirable. The guest bedroom also benefits from an en-suite shower room and a similar aspect. Two further double bedrooms and an impressive family bathroom with bath and separate shower.

EXTERNAL

Through the double five bar gate to the driveway and courtyard, the property has a detached double garage with store to rear. There is a block with 4 Stables and a Tack room, the pool room is situated within the same block. The Field is circa 2 acres. There is also an orchard and swimming pool (requiring reinstatement) in the garden of the house which also has a large sun terrace and conservatory.

SITUATION

Minstead, or as it is referred to in the Doomsday book, Minstede (Mint – place) is located in the heart of the beautiful New Forest National Park just 3.4 miles north of Lyndhurst which is known as the capital of the New Forest.

Minstead has a small but vibrant community, mainly centred around the Village Green. The local pub - The Trusty Servant - thought to be named after the first known job description for a position at Winchester College!

All Saint's church dates back to the 12th Century and most famous for being the final resting place of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author of Sherlock Holmes.

A large village hall offering many diverse activities and the home to the well-respected Junior and Adult Minstead Players amateur dramatics groups.

Furzey Gardens is also located in Minstead and are proud to have won the Chelsea Gold Medal.

There is easy access to open forest providing an abundance of footpaths and bridleways perfect for stretching your legs or a leisurely hack.

Surrounding this quintessential village, you can find easy access for commuting via the A31 or M27 and on to the M3 meaning that you are within easy reach of both the East and West of the country.

Southampton Parkway and Ashurst train stations are both on the direct line to London Waterloo which can be reached within 1 hour 10 minutes on the fast train.

PARTICULARS OF INTEREST

Tenure

Williams Farm is sold freehold with vacant possession given upon completion.

Fixtures & Fittings

Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments are excluded from the sale but may be available by negotiation.

Services

Mains water and electricity with private drainage to a septic tank. Oil fired central heating.

Council Tax

New Forest District Council, Band G

All viewings strictly by appointment through sole selling agents Spotlight Sales & Lettings on T: 02380 18 19 20

DISCLAIMER

For clarification, we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes are approximate and rounded: they are taken between internal wall surfaces and therefore include cupboards/shelves, etc. Accordingly, they should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. Formal notice is also given that all fixtures and fittings, carpeting, curtains/blinds and kitchen equipment, whether fitted or not, are deemed removable by the vendor unless specifically itemised within these particulars. Spotlight Sales & Lettings makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information.

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