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6 bedroom detached house for sale
Tenure: FreeholdSet in an outstanding position in North Weirs, with beautiful distant views over open forest, an exceptional opportunity to acquire an attractive six bedroom thatched country house with a self-contained annexe. There is an excellent range of garaging and outbuildings, heated swimming pool and beautifully maintained gardens.
Thatchby Oak is situated on the western edge of Brockenhurst village, in a highly sought after area of open forest known as North Weirs, offering peace and seclusion to the residents who live on this wonderful forest track. The house is situated within the New Forest National Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty with ancient woodlands and heathland enjoyed by riders and walkers alike. Brockenhurst Village is easily accessible, offering a mainline railway station with direct links to London Waterloo in 90 minutes and a good local community of shops and restaurants. The village of Beaulieu lies 7 miles to the East with the marina of Bucklers Hard on the Beaulieu River. Approximately 4 miles to the South is the Georgian market town of Lymington with its famous Saturday county market, extensive yachting facilities and ferry service to Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. To the North is the village of Lyndhurst and Junction 1 of the M27 motorway which links to the M3 giving access to London.
The property is accessed via an entrance vestibule leading to the reception hall with a door leading to a charming drawing room with an impressive open fireplace, a quartet of windows offering stunning views of the open forest and patio doors onto the terrace. A door then leads to the dining room with an open fireplace and doors leading to the kitchen/breakfast room and through to the conservatory, which is of an excellent size, with double doors leading out onto the rear sun terrace, lending itself ideally for summer entertaining. The kitchen/breakfast room is comprehensively fitted with a range of storage cupboards and benefits from a gas Aga set within an open chimney breast with an exposed wooden beam over and a useful air conditioned walk-in larder. A further door leads to the rear lobby off which is accessed the utility room and access to the self contained annexe. Also accessed from the rear lobby of Thatchby Oak where a door leads into the hall with doors to a shower room and to the sitting room. This generous sized room has an open plan kitchen area, double doors leading into the conservatory and a further door leads to the bedroom, with built in wardrobes. The annexe is served by its own gas condenser boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating.
From the reception hall stairs lead up to the first floor landing with a picture window affording delightful views over open forest. Doors lead to the master bedroom with en-suite, three further bedrooms with en-suite facilities, one further bedroom and a study. A number of the first floor rooms enjoy magnificent views over the open forest.
Stairs from the first floor landing lead to a large bedroom/ games room withan en-suite shower room and useful floored self contained attic space.
Thatchby Oak is approached from North Weirs via automatic gates which lead to a double width driveway along the side of the property and onto the triple garage block with attached workshop. At the rear of the garaging is an attached gardeners toilet and two stables with direct access onto a small holding paddock. The gardens extend to approximately one and a half acres and are predominantly laid to lawn with the whole being well screened by a range of mature trees, shrubs and wooden fencing. There is an open air heated outdoor swimming pool with winter inflatable dome, productive raised vegetable gardens and an impressive covered pergola, which has catered in the past for up to twenty diners, combining this with a south-east facing sun terrace, it is ideal for alfresco entertaining. The front of Thatchby Oak affords fine westerly views over the open forest which on many occasions provides magnificent sunsets.