This unique, elegant home with is set within a very special location, with shared ownership of a jetty on the Beaulieu river and the added benefit of a swimming pool and tennis court.

And it could be yours for a little over £2 million.

The architect designed house with cedar cladding and many full-height windows and appears to float within the wooded landscape.

The high tech house looks over an area of woodland and is approached by a gravelled driveway curving through front gardens of lawn, pond and established deciduous and evergreen shrubs and trees to a parking area and double garage.

Refurbished to an exceptional standard with a newly fitted bespoke kitchen creating a home that is ideally suited to entertaining, relaxing, working and family.

This incorporates a Lutron management system controlling lights, blinds and temperature, achieving comfort and atmosphere at the touch of a button. For example, the house can ‘come to life’ on arrival in the evening with the driveway lighting up, blinds opening and feature lights coming on inside the house, creating a grand entrance and warm welcome.

Inside, the hallway features handcut walnut parquet flooring and glazed doors of bespoke design onto a spacious triple aspect

open-plan kitchen/ sitting/dining room. This room is flooded with light and has a feeling of being among the treetops. Full

height triple glazed windows open onto a teak decked west facing veranda with covered seating and dining area. A triple aspect bespoke gas flame effect fireplace, allows the space to be divided into separate zones: sitting, dining and kitchen/breakfast area.

A bespoke full height cocktail cabinet with antique mirror glass transitions the area between kitchen and sitting area.

A low flight of four stairs lead from the entrance hall to the inner hallway with library and bedroom accommodation. The library

features high ceilings and doors onto a private, sunny, south-facing terrace and pond.

There are three double bedrooms on this floor, two with en-suites and a family bathroom with a jacuzzi spa bath and TV inset into facing wall.

The two principal double bedrooms each have double fitted wardrobes and doors opening onto the rear terrace, with views over the gardens and pool to the wild meadow beyond.

The luxurious wet room/en-suite to the master bedroom includes rainfall shower.

The lower ground floor opens onto a light and spacious family/media room with French limed oak floor and doors to private covered terrace.

There is a double bedroom, also with doors to front terrace and en-suite shower room.

This lower ground floor area can easily be used as a self contained apartment, with separate external access to the gardens.

Birchwood is surrounded by landscaped, secluded and sunny gardens with lawns, terraces and ponds.

The heated outdoor swimming pool features a newly installed electric safety cover and is positioned within a raised terrace

so that it captures the sun all day and a pool house provides a poolside changing room and shower.

Beyond this is an all weather hard surface tennis court and wild flower meadow with direct forest access.

Spencers are marketing this property with a guide price of £2,195,000.