Detached 5-bedroom chalet-style property with extensive outbuildings including stable block; also separate 1-bedroom annexe. With approximately 4.3 acres of gardens and grazing land
The property is approached via timber double gates leading to a large area of parking and turning with the first of several paddocks on the left. The driveway continues giving access to the stables and all other outbuildings, and there is a perfect turnout paddock to the front.
The Outbuildings (see floor plan)
- three brick built loose boxes
- a large storage barn with two sets of double doors
- garden machinery stores
- large open-fronted barn
- a summerhouse in the garden of the property itself
- plus brick-built large storage building
The grazing land is currently split into four distinct areas – all well fenced and secure. In total the land extends to about 4.3 acres. The private gardens to the property are to the rear of the house and are laid almost entirely to lawn bordered by a combination of fencing and mature hedgerow. Immediately to the rear of the property is a patio.
Accommodation – Ground Floor (see floor plans, tab above, far right)
A covered entrance porch and half-glazed front door lead to the reception hall with a turning staircase to the first floor with a large under-stairs storage cupboard.
A door leads through to the sitting room with a central brick-built fireplace with a log burning stove. French doors to one side and a large full height window to the other.
A door from here leads through to a further reception room or bedroom four, a triple aspect room overlooking the rear garden.
A further reception room or bedroom five, served by a ground floor shower room with suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a corner shower cubicle, is accessed from the reception hall.
From the sitting room double doors lead through to a spectacular garden room, glazed on two sides with sliding doors and French style doors leading out onto the patio and garden beyond. To one corner is a log burning stove and exposed timber flooring runs through.
Double doors lead into the kitchen with
- a full range of built-in units in cream
- separate larder cupboard and window to the side
- twin ovens
- stainless steel sink unit
- space for dishwasher
- space for American style fridge/freezer
- in the centre of the room is a large island unit housing an induction hob and connected to the end of this is
- a large breakfast bar
A door leads to the reception hall and a further door leads through to the utility room with a range of built in units, sink unit, ample space and plumbing for domestic appliances, floor standing boiler and a window to the side. A door leads through to a rear boot room and in turn to the side of the property.
A turning staircase leads to the first floor landing with a window to the front elevation, trap to roof space, airing cupboard and wardrobe.
The master bedroom is a double aspect room with windows to both the front and side, two wardrobe cupboards and ample eaves storage.
Bedrooms two and three also benefit from views to the rear of the property with bedroom three having access to a large eaves storage area
The family bathroom with a window to the front, has a panelled bath, low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin.
Adjacent to the main house is further ancillary accommodation split into two separate areas on the ground floor plus a
shower room; a staircase leads up to a first floor studio.
This annexe would be ideal for extended family, or to accommodate paying guests.
Thorney Down Farm is set in a rural hamlet on the outskirts of Bransgore, which offers a variety of shops including a post office and large convenience store and is on the edge of the New Forest National Park. The wider area has much to offer to the modern family, with the stunning Dorset and Hampshire coastline approximately five miles south.
Places of interest include Christchurch Harbour, Highcliffe Castle, and historic Christchurch Priory and ruins. There are opportunities for water sports and equestrian activities, and a variety of golf courses in stunning coastal and forest settings. The area offers a range of family attractions for days out.
The nearest mainline train station is at Hinton Admiral (a short drive away), which runs to Waterloo in approximately two hours. There are airports at Bournemouth and Southampton, offering both domestic and international flights.
There is access to the A31 at Picket Post.
In the centre of Burley at the War Memorial turn right signposted to Bransgore.
Drive for approximately two miles across heathland and at the top of the hill turn left into Forest Road. Continue for about half a mile turning right into Black Lane.
The entrance gate and drive to Thorney Down Farm is after the sharp left hand bed on the left and side.
Bransgore is a bit of a secret. This village in the south western corner of the New Forest has a good selection of facilities, strong community, and easy access to Dorset’s sandy beaches. The parish also encompasses the adjacent village of Thorney Hill and a few charming, peaceful rural hamlets of country houses and thatched cottages, including Neacroft, Godwinscroft and Waterditch. In the centre of Bransgore is a convenient parade of useful shops (such as a bakery, cafe and Co-op) as well as a medical centre.
There’s a well-used village hall with a sizeable recreation ground, supporting a number of clubs and activities, and a clutch of popular local dining inns including The Carpenter Arms, The Three Tuns and The Crown.
There are a number of excellent schools in the area, including:
- Ballard School and Durlston Court Preparatory in New Milton
- Walhampton School in Lymington
- King Edward VI Southampton
- Canford and Bryanston (public schools) are within an hour’s drive
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