AN "EXQUISITE" country house dating back around 300 years has been put up for sale in the New Forest.

Westover House, a five bedroom family home in Ringwood, is set on approximately 0.75 acres of land which is surrounded by neighbouring paddocks and the River Avon.

It is on the market for a guide price of £1,775,000.

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Having undertaken a restoration of the house, the current owners have invested a lot of time and effort in retaining the property’s history, with many original features such as its staircase from the main entrance hall, two inglenook fireplaces and original beams complemented by contemporary touches.

Renovated and extended, the home is said to "seamlessly blend original character with modern practicality".

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The luxury home boasts generously sized bedrooms, well-appointed bathrooms, a kitchen space with Aga and walk-in pantry, large conservatory and three reception rooms all with their own original fireplaces.

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Its grounds, which have been completely landscaped, include a large circular garden with feature central sculpture at the front of the property, while the rear garden benefits from a hot tub, outside BBQ area, sunken fire pit and hard standing patio for dining al-fresco, all while having spectacular views over the surrounding countryside.

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Sean Gibson, the head of residential sales at Savills in Canford Cliffs, whose team are handling the sale, said: “This is an exquisite example of a sympathetic restoration that has retained the soul and feel of the home.

"I absolutely love the blend of old and new, it is such an interesting house which I would love to host social events at.

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"Set at the end of Westover Lane where there is no passing traffic, Westover House enjoys privacy and seclusion yet is only around ten miles away from Christchurch, Bournemouth and Poole – it’s an idyllic location.”

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For more information about Westover House, contact Savills Canford Cliffs on 01202 708888.


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