London Minstead, Minstead, New Forest
- Detached Studio
- Approximately 3.55 Acre Paddock
- Approximately 0.77 Acre Plot
- Carriage House With Storage
- Resin Driveway
- Sought After Location With New Forest National Park
- Master Bedroom Suite With En-Suite And Dressing Room
- Bespoke Charles Yorke Kitchen
- Landscaped Gardens
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A stunning four bedroom character residence | Approx 0.77 acre garden plot | 3.55 acre paddock with direct forest access | Charles Yorke bespoke kitchen | Detached studio/office block and double carriage house | Easy access to major roads | Master bedroom with en-suite and dressing room.
A stunning four bedroom character residence located within London Minstead in the New Forest National Park. It sits on a stunning South and West facing garden plot spanning just over three quarters of an acre, with the added advantage of a three and a half acre paddock that provides direct access to the forest. The current dwelling is believed to have been constructed in 1938, using materials salvaged from an earlier dwelling on the same site, lending a delightful historical charm to the property. This is a superb family home, boasting numerous exquisite features, including a custom Charles Yorke fitted kitchen breakfast room and an orangery-style conservatory. The property showcases predominantly aged brick-faced exteriors under a clay-tiled roof. The well-planned and tastefully decorated interior spans two floors, benefiting from full LPG gas-fired central heating, including underfloor heating in the conservatory, family bathroom, and en-suite bathroom. Within the garden, you’ll find additional buildings, including a studio/office block and a double carriage house with integral storage rooms.
Living in London Minstead
Nestled within the exquisite natural splendour of the New Forest, London Minstead beckons with its quintessentially British way of life. This charming village is a harmonious fusion of rural tranquility and easy access to nearby towns and villages.
At the heart of this picturesque hamlet lies the iconic Trusty Servant pub, a cherished local institution where you can savour traditional fare and ales while soaking in the warm, welcoming atmosphere. Strolling along ancient woodlands, enjoying leisurely afternoon teas, or simply taking in the timeless appeal of the village are everyday pleasures here.
With its proximity to the charming town of Lyndhurst, you have easy access to a range of amenities, from boutique shops to historical landmarks. But what truly sets London Minstead apart is its excellent transport links. Situated near the M27 and A31, you can seamlessly connect to major roadways, making London Minstead an ideal home for those seeking the perfect blend of rural serenity and urban convenience.
Enclosed Front Entrance Porch
Double panelled glazed front entrance doors. Fitted bench seat with shoe rack beneath. Quarry tiled floor. Panelled glazed door with side panel window.
A large entrance hall with fitted book shelves. Wood effect LVT flooring. Panelled internal doors lead to all rooms including an inner vestibule area with access to the utility room and the first floor landing.
Beautiful double doors with reclaimed leaded light stained glazing leads directly into into this room from the hallway. Triple aspect with South, East and West facing views. Limestone fire surround and hearth with a fitted gas fired coal/flame stove. Bespoke range of fitted furniture to either side of the chimney breast including fitted cupboards with bookcases above and including a base cupboard with provision for a concealed widescreen television. Aluminium bi-fold doors with fitted blinds open onto a South facing patio.
Contemporary style computer desk with shelving. Wood effect LVT flooring. Telephone and internet points. South aspect window.
Laufen sanitary ware comprising of a low flush wc with concealed cistern and Grohe push button waste. Wall hung wash hand basin.
A bespoke and comprehensively equipped fitted kitchen breakfast room by Charles Yorke. Solid granite work surfaces with an extensive range of cupboard and drawer/pan units and matching wall hung kitchen cabinets with concealed pelmet lighting. Myson pelmet mounted kick heater. Sink unit and draining board. Everhot electric range cooker. Miele externally venting extractor. Integrated slimline dishwasher. Integrated tall AEG fridge and freezer units. Further integrated appliances comprise of a Miele combination microwave oven, Miele fan assisted oven grill and warming drawer. The kitchen breakfast room enjoys dual South and East aspects with Amtico flooring flowing into the breakfast area with a fitted wood burning stove which has a tiled hearth and limestone fire surround. Fitted cupboard houses the vaillant LPG gas fired central heating and hot water boiler, and also a log store beneath.
A spectacular orangery conservatory which has under floor heating, timber framed double glazed windows and roof panels with ceiling mounted perimeter halogen down lighters. (The roof on this room is currently in the process of being converted to a solid roof). Double glazed casement doors lead onto paved areas to the West and East side of the conservatory.
Rolled edge work surface with inset stoneware double bowl sink unit with monobloc tap. Work top mounted shelved cupboard with roller door. Double cupboard beneath the work surface. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Wall mounted consumer unit. Under stair recess. Clothes washing line.
First Floor Landing
The first floor landing is part galleried with double built in airing cupboard with slatted shelving and houses the unvented hot water cylinder. Adjacent built in broom cupboard and cloaks cupboard with clothes hanging rail. Panelled doors lead to all rooms.
The master bedroom suite enjoys a dual aspect with lovely garden and countryside vistas and has the benefit of an en-suite and walk in dressing room. Integrated padded headboard with full width shelf behind and bedside cabinets.
Underfloor heating. White Laufen sanitary ware. Low flush wc with concealed cistern and Grohe push button waste. Bidet. Panelled bath with contemporary style fittings and telescopic shower hose. Full width mirror above the bath. Contemporary style circular basin and ‘riser style’ monobloc tap. Hinged three piece bevelled glass mirror with shelf above. Very attractive limestone tiled surrounds. Plentiful wall hung shelved storage.
From the bedroom a sliding mirror fronted pocket door leads into the bespoke dressing room with a comprehensive range of storage compartments, integrated drawer units and clothes hanging space.
A double bedroom which enjoys a dual aspect with beautiful garden and countryside views. Fitted wall to wall wardrobe.
A double bedroom which enjoys a dual aspect with beautiful countryside views. Fitted single wardrobe.
A small double bedroom with fitted book shelves, display shelving and also a fitted cupboard.
The luxurious family bathroom features white Villeroy and Boch sanitary ware, all with full height tiled surrounds. Low flush wc with concealed cistern and Grohe push button waste. Panelled bath with clicker waste. Offset contemporary mixer taps. Telescopic shower hose. Semi circular vanity unit with granite effect basin surround and contemporary monobloc tap. Mirror above with pelmet and down lighters. Shaving mirror. Heated towel rail. Walk in wet room style shower with glazed side screens and circular shower valve. Stainless steel finish towel storage cubbies. Tiled flooring with under floor heating.
The main formal area of garden is nearest the house. There is hard landscaped paving and patio with brick edged borders on the Eastern boundary, which continues into the rear garden. Landscaped South and West facing garden which comprises of an L shaped wisteria clad pergola with attractive brick and pebble stone paving, leading to areas of lawn interspersed with extremely well stocked borders with an eclectic mix of ground cover shrubs and ornamental trees. A gaily painted corrugated garden hut and seated arbour are also in this area of the garden. Beyond the formal garden there is a large expanse of lawn with an orchard interspersed with hard fruit trees, and where there is also the carriage house. Immediately opposite the property is the three and a half acre paddock, which has a water supply and direct access onto the surrounding forest.