Beechwood Lane, Burley, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24
In the heart of the New Forest National Park
Rare opportunity to acquire a fine period house in the heart of the New Forest. This attractive period family house sits in grounds of 13 acres, ideal for the equestrian enthusiast. Beechwood is a fine, detached family house in an idyllic location, with an interesting history connecting the house to Lt. Thompson, the first British Officer to die in World War I, a brass plaque honours his memory in Burley Church. The previous vendors of Beechwood extensively bred New Forest ponies at the house. The main house enjoys excellent family accommodation over three floors. The reception space includes a reception hall, drawing room, dining room, breakfast room, recently fitted kitchen with an Aga, study, shower room and utility. The upper floors provide generous family accommodation including a master suite of bedroom and en suite shower room, four further bedrooms, two bathrooms. There is a Games Room/ Bedroom 6 on the second floor. There is separate accommodation currently laid out as 2 self contained apartments, but could conveniently provide ancillary family or staff accommodation or potential income. “The Mews”, as it is known, is separately banded with its own utilities and telephone. There are two large hay barns, extensive, drained stabling, mostly brick built and timber lined, a tack room and stores. The house is surrounded by excellent well maintained and deer fenced paddocks. with field shelters, water fed troughs, and an outdoor Manège. There is direct access into forest, creating the ideal situation for the equestrian enthusiast. Hay crops have been taken off 3 paddocks for the last 20 years.