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EQUESTRIAN - Idyllically situated in a premier position within the highly sought after Hightown Hill is St. Andrews Lodge. An individually designed family residence that provides for almost every requirement with flexible, well proportioned living accommodation amounting to 4403 sq. ft.
This exemplary modern family home is beautifully positioned within approximately five acres of stunning grounds and paddocks boasting the utmost privacy and exclusivity as well as direct access to the New Forest National Park.
Having been comprehensively re-furbished in recent years, this beyond spacious home offers a wealth of flexible, flowing accommodation and provides the best in luxury modern living. The accommodation is superbly arranged with vast windows and bi-folding doors providing an abundance of light and seamless, un-interrupted views across the ever changing backdrop of the gardens and grounds beyond. The home offers the ultimate in seclusion and comfort combined with exceptional attention to the details of practical contemporary family living.
On entering the home the size and scope is immediately apparent. The entrance lobby runs the width of the home with the eye being immediately drawn to the stunning wall of glass opposite, through which there are views to the rear gardens and paddock. This further provides access to all the principal reception rooms and the glorious feature staircase that leads to the first floor. In all, there are four generous reception rooms. The heart of the home kitchen/breakfast room is open to the entrance lobby. This impressive room is excellently appointed with swathes of granite work surfaces over custom designed solid oak units, a large central island and convenient breakfast bar are complimented by the Travatine flooring. No expense has been spared in fitting the highest quality appliances, three Neff ovens, microwave, electric hob, Neff dishwasher, fridge/freezer, wine cooler and inset Franke sink. The triple aspect formal sitting room is flooded with light and has French doors opening through out to the rear garden. In addition there is a separate dining room, ideal for comfortable entertaining, an office or playroom, currently used as a gym and a glorious family room positioned at the far end of the home. The family room is particularly versatile with separate access to the rear terrace, a feature fireplace (with provision for a log burner) and bright and airy vaulted ceiling with useful mezzanine level, an ideal position for an incorporated annexe or home business space. The ground floor is completed by a well appointed laundry room, utility room and an immaculately presented cloakroom.
Arranged around the deeply impressive statement stairwell the gallery landing provides access to six generous bedrooms. The room of particular note is the sizeable elegant master suite. Situated away from the other bedrooms this glorious room has a vaulted ceiling with a floor to ceiling glass gable end and French doors opening onto the private balcony that has staggering views across the gardens, perfect for a quiet morning coffee. There is a large walk in wardrobe and luxury fitted en-suite bathroom. The five further bedrooms are all super doubles and all boast lovely rural views and are bathed in natural light. Three bedrooms have quality modern en-suite bath or shower rooms, each fitted with different suites in individual styles. The remaining bedrooms are serviced by the quality Roca suite fitted family bathroom.
This property is featured by our Equestrian department.
Hightown Hill is an extremely exclusive, sought after location due to its proximity to the New Forest National Park and within a short distance of the traditional market town of Ringwood. Ringwood boasts a comprehensive range of facilities, including a wide array of independent and high street shops, café’s, pubs, restaurants, two leisure centres and excellent schools. The beautiful New Forest National Park offers over 10,000 acres of heathland, and is a haven for outdoor pursuits including cycling, walking and horse riding.
For the commuter there is convenient access to the A31, providing links to the larger coastal towns of Christchurch and Bournemouth (approximately 8 miles south via the A338), Salisbury (approximately 18 miles north via the A338) and Southampton (approximately 18 miles east via the M27). There are international airports at Bournemouth and Southampton and the M27 and M3 provide good links to London (approximately 2 hours drive).
Positioned at the end of a private road and approached via an electric remote controlled gateway, the home is set back within its grounds, with the winding gravelled driveway providing ample parking around a central turning circle. The triple garage is to one side of the home, discreetly set back so as not to interrupt the homes position amongst the gorgeous gardens and grounds. The garages consist of a double and adjoining single garage with electric roller doors. The oil tank and generator are situated behind the garages.
The formal grounds are predominantly to the rear of the home and are of a southerly aspect, thus enjoying plenty of sunshine. An expansive paved terrace abuts the rear of the home, spanning the entire length of the house with all reception rooms opening out onto it, providing the perfect spot for outdoor entertaining and dining in true privacy. The parkland grounds then extend away from the home. Mature lawn is interspersed with specimen trees, sweeping floral borders and herbaceous beds with a naturally fed large pond nestled into the contoured grounds. The post and rail fenced paddock is then beyond providing direct forest access and bordered by woodland.
The remaining grounds then comprise of two further woodland areas along the lane and driveway, and further parking and driveway has been extended towards the paddock.
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