Property Summary

This distinctive detached forest property with origins dating back to the early 1900's enjoys a prominent position fronting the A31 at Stoney Cross with the open forest on the doorstep. A separate detached parcel of land provides a hard standing for parking and an enclosed garden with three timber sheds as well a small enclosed garden to the rear of the property. The accommodation is arranged over four floors, offering scope for modernisation. The generous kitchen breakfast room is situated on the lower ground floor featuring a charming red brick fire place with the sitting room on the upper level with access to the enclosed rear garden. Bedroom one and the family bathroom are on the first floor with bedrooms two and three on the second floor. The current owner has installed UPVC double glazing and solar panels.

Property Features

  • Period Forest Home
  • Positioned yards from the open forest
  • Accommodation arranged over four floors
  • Three bedrooms
  • Kitchen dining room & separate lounge
  • Detached parcel of land and enclosed rear garden
  • Hard standing and timber sheds
  • Electric heating and solar panels

Full Details

Ground & Lower Floor
The part glazed composite front door opens into the entrance hall with stairs to a half landing as well as down to the lower ground floor. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worksurfaces over, with space and plumbing for a range of white goods. A red brick fireplace provides an attractive focal point to the room with space for a dining table and chairs. The dual aspect sitting room is situated on the upper floor and features an open fireplace and door opening out to the rear garden. A useful storage cupboard is situated under the stairs.

First Floor
The first floor landing serves bedroom one with views to the front and rear aspects and built in wardrobes. The family bathroom adjacent comprises a white suite with shower over the bath, wash hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Second Floor
The second floor landing houses the immersion tank and shelved linen storage area and accesses a triple aspect double bedroom with ornamental fireplace and a single third bedroom. Access via a hatch and pull down ladder is available into the loft space.

This distinctive period home is positioned just a few yards away from the open New Forest at Stoney Cross on the A31. The village of Lyndhurst is situated about 4 miles south and offers many retail and recreational amenities, as well as public houses and restaurants, boutique shops, a community church and primary school. The A31 provides quick access to the M27 motorway and fast links to Southampton and London via the national motorway network with direct rail links to London Waterloo via Southampton Airport Parkway, Ashurst or Totton Station. There are beautiful walks on the doorstep to well known New Forest public houses such as the Sir Walter Tyrell and the Trusty Servant.

Early 1900's


Sellers position
Buying on

Electric heating, Multi fuel stove and open fire

Infants & Junior School
St Michaels / All Angels Ce Infant School & Bartley Junior School

Secondary School
Hounsdown Secondary School

Council Tax
Band D - New Forest District Council

Terms and Conditions
These particulars are set out as a general outline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. We have not tested any services, appliances or equipment and no warranty is given or implied that these are in working order. Fixtures, fittings and furnishings are not included unless specifically described. All measurements, floor plans, distances and areas are approximate, are for guidance only and should not be relied on for carpets or furnishings. It should not be assumed that the property remains the same as shown in the photographs.


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