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  • Bedrooms: 4
Woodlands Road is without doubt one of the prime localities to live within the National Park with this charming cottage enjoying an enviable situation overlooking the open forest offering access to a private woodland to the rear.

Agents Comments

“A charming forest cottage positioned on the favoured Woodlands Road with forest to the front and rear aspects enjoying a generous private plot extending to over half an acre.”


The accommodation has been upgraded and reconfigured by the current owners boasting many characterful features including open fireplaces and stripped internal doors whilst enjoying an impressive plot extending to 0.6 of an acre of mature gardens. Two gated access points from the road offer the scope to create additional parking or a garage subject to the usual planning constraints. With up to four bedrooms available, the living space offers both the cosy charm of a cottage whilst featuring a wonderfully spacious open plan living area enjoying views over the mature gardens. Well regarded schooling for all ages includes Hazel Wood, Foxhills Junior School, Hounsdown Secondary School whilst a wide range of traditional amenities are nearby coupled with acres of beautiful open forest acreage offering a wealth of outdoor activities. Direct rail access to London Waterloo is also available at Ashurst Station.


A charming lead glazed stable door opens into the most welcoming entrance hall brimming with character including a patterned tiled floor which complements the neutral décor, beams and stripped internal doors with storage space available under the stairs. The cottage style kitchen offers a range of base units with matching dresser unit and integrated appliances to include a double oven, four burner hob with hood over and dishwasher. A sizeable utility/boot room is adjacent providing plumbing for white goods whilst housing the gas boiler. The kitchen is open to the impressive triple aspect living space enjoying views over the mature gardens and featuring an ornate open fireplace with ample room for a dining room suite in addition to a seating area with two sets of french doors to the garden. A separate family room is situated at the front of the property which also features an open fireplace and exposed beams. An optional fourth bedroom is accessed from the hallway with a shower room completing the ground floor. The first floor landing allows access to the loft space via a hatch and serves the three double bedrooms with woodland views from all aspects. The family bathroom features a white suite with panelled bath, vanity unit with inset wash basin, low level WC and useful linen cupboard.


Enjoying an idyllic setting the property is approached via a gated gravel driveway with parking area fronting the cottage and a second gated access into the garden providing additional parking if desired. A side gate leads to the beautiful mature front garden predominantly laid to lawn creating an enviable outdoor space, completely private and set against a wooded backdrop. A timber workshop/summer house meets the patio area with an old garage positioned to the rear of the plot as additional storage space. A gate in the rear boundary accesses a private six acre woodland which can be used for a small nominal yearly licence fee.


Woodlands is located within the New Forest National Park which offers a wide range of outdoor pursuits and places of interest as well as many eateries. Locally there is a primary school, church, public house and within close distance the M27 provides fast road links to London and the south coast. The nearest mainline railway station is at Totton which is less than 3 miles away with direct links to London Waterloo.

Agent Note

A charming forest cottage benefiting from all mains services and gas fired central heating occupying a generous plot of over half an acre. A small nominal licence fee allows access to a private gated enclosure to the rear of the property.


From our office proceed South East on the A36 and straight over the M27 motorway onto the A326. At the second roundabout take the third exit and turn left into Woodlands Road at the White Horse Public House. Proceed for over the cattle grid turning left into the open forest continuing on Woodlands Road. No 58 can be found approximately half a mile on the left hand side.

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Charles Powell

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