Cowpitts Lane, Ringwood, BH24
£1,250,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A truly exceptional opportunity to acquire a period property with adjoining barn dating back over 200 years. The property is currently split into three luxurious units offering impressive flexibility along with potential to create an even larger residence with conversion of the barn STPP. The garden is split into two sections with a courtyard lawn and garden in the front part and then a truly stunning rear garden benefiting from sweeping lawns, generously planted mixed, herbaceous and rose borders and fruit and vegetable gardens, all directly overlooking the New Forest. The Old Coach House really does offer fantastic town and country living.

The property occupies a substantial plot which is located within the beautiful New Forest National Park, with nearby access onto the open forest - offering thousands of acres of natural heath and woodland, ideal for riding, walking and cycling. The popular market town of Ringwood is approximately 1.3 miles away, providing an excellent range of high street and independent shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants as well as supermarkets, two leisure centres and excellent state and private schooling. The easily accessible A31 offers routes to the large coastal towns of Bournemouth and Christchurch (approximately 12 miles south via the A338), and Southampton (approximately 18 miles east via the M27). London is approximately 1.5 - 2 hours drive via the M3 heading north east.

The Loft House:

An impressive 2 bedroom apartment benefiting from;

- A large kitchen lounge/diner split by period exposed beams. There is a lovely port hole window to the lounge end. The kitchen is impressively appointed with oak cupboards, a feature central island and a one and a half sink with glorious views over the courtyard garden

- A superbly appointed master bedroom with en-suite shower room, solid oak bespoke fitted wardrobes to all four walls and Velux windows providing a tree lined outlook

- Central family bathroom

- Second bedroom, a small double bedroom that is garden facing and great for guests

- Open plan study area to the hallway

The Garden Barn:

A tremendous vaulted one bedroom apartment benefiting from a panoramic outlook onto the courtyard garden.

- Recently installed kitchen with superb island unit, niche storage for spices and coffee machine etc, oak worktops with cantilever breakfast bar and induction hob.

- Pocket door leads to a utilities cupboard with space for washing machine and tumble dryer

- Open plan lounge/diner featuring vaulted ceilings throughout and centrally positioned wood burning stove. There are impressive French doors providing access onto the courtyard garden once again

- Large vaulted master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, space for a chest of drawers and an en-suite shower room

The Old Barn:

A large and recently (Spring 2022) refurbished two bedroom ground floor apartment benefiting from;

- Newly fitted kitchen with dual aspect wooded outlook

- Large triple aspect open plan lounge/dining area with French doors opening outwards towards the courtyard garden

- Spacious master bedroom

- Second bedroom is also an impressive double bedroom with space for a king-size bed and a variety of drawers and wardrobes

- Truly exquisite main bathroom featuring coppered porcelain tiling throughout with a central, extra long (1850mm) double ended bath, benefiting from niche taps and shelving. There is also a wall hung WC, wall hung basin unit, walk in shower with rainfall head and Grohe fittings throughout

The gardens are a particular feature of the property. Designed in the English country garden style, the courtyard garden features a formal brick edged lawn backed by a deep main border with herbaceous and mixed shrub and rose planting for year round interest. Shrubs and a beautiful lilac compliment the large barn wall. Generous paved seating areas serve both downstairs properties. In the large secret garden at the back of the large barn, the former paddock has been designed to emulate Hidcote-style garden rooms, comprising a rose garden, oval lawn garden surrounded by shrubs and herbaceous planting, and separate fruit and vegetable gardens - all backing onto The New Forest with a paddock and horses beyond. Productive raspberry, blackcurrant and strawberry beds are matched by fig, apple, cherry and pear trees. Stunning roses and clematis tumble over arches and trellises, with established herbaceous borders and shrubs provide highlights in every season.

Outbuildings:

- A period barn with full height doors to both sides, and with amazing potential to extend into from The Garden Barn and convert (STPP)

- Large and high ridged Robinsons greenhouse

- Up and over garage with through access into the garden and plumbing / electrics for additional utilitiesThe gardens are a particular feature of the property

01425 837708

Spencers of the New Forest - Ringwood

42 High Street, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 1AG

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