Situation:

This desirable home is located in the beautiful hamlet of Blissford, just 1.3 miles from the quaint town of Fordingbridge, within the parish of Hyde, comprising a village hall, primary school, church and excellent local pub The Forrester’s Arms. The market town of Ringwood is a short drive away, offering a superb range of shops, boutiques cafes and restaurants as well as good access via the A31 to both Bournemouth and Southampton.

The village of Frogham forms part of the New Forest National Park, which offers 140,000 acres of open heath and woodland; perfect for outdoor pursuits including walking, riding. The larger city of Salisbury is approximately 8 miles away, offering a mainline railway station running to London Waterloo in just under 90 minutes. There are excellent schools, both state and private, in the area. The nearest airports are Hurn (Bournemouth) and Eastleigh (Southampton).

Direction:

Exit Ringwood along the A338 heading north towards Fordingbridge. Proceed for approximately 6 miles and turn right into Lawrence Lane, signposted to North Gorley. Turn left at the end of this road taking you through North Gorley and past the Royal Oak pub. At the end of the lane turn right and continue up the hill, past the School, until you reach the crossroads at Blissford Hill. Proceed ahead at the crossroads. At the end of this road turn right and you will come to the property on your right hand side.

Living in Fordingbridge

Fordingbridge, with its distinctive seven arch bridge spanning the River Avon, rewards discovery. This former market town enjoys an idyllic location between the heath and woodland of the New Forest and rolling chalk downlands of Cranborne Chase. The Avon Valley long-distance footpath from Salisbury to Christchurch runs through the town, meandering beside the Avon. Round and about are some of the loveliest villages, including Rockbourne with the remains of a Roman villa and good, popular pub, the Rose & Thistle, and delightful Breamore with its picturesque Marsh (surviving manorial green) and Elizabethan manor house.

Fordingbridge itself has a high street of interesting independents including an art gallery, architectural salvage yard (a great resource with treasures such as Victorian fireplaces), bookshop and boutiques, and essentials such as butchers and bakers. There’s also a great selection of pubs and restaurants in the area, such as The George in Fordingbridge, The Three Lions at Stuckton and The Foresters at Frogham.

Property in Fordingbridge and surrounding area represents good value for the New Forest and includes character cottages and modern family homes. Families are also attracted by the well-regarded independent schools of Forres Sandle Manor and Moyles Court.

Fordingbridge is positioned just off the main Salisbury to Christchurch Road, so there’s reasonable access to the road networks - including A31 at Ringwood.

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£1,595,000 Guide Price

Blissford, Fordingbridge

  • Bedrooms Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms Bathrooms: 2
  • Receptions Living Rooms: 4

A stunning New Forest location for this four bedroom country home, which is set in approximately 2.21 acres of landscaped gardens and holding paddock with direct forest access.

Situated in the New Forest Hamlet of Blissford, this desirable home of late nineteenth century origins has been significantly extended to provide comfortable living accommodation and more recently this home has had recent refurbishment carried out both inside the property and also outside.

Further comprising private gardens, swimming pool, stable yard and numerous outbuildings, including a large two storey barn and a stunning summer house which is currently being used as ancillary accommodation.


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