The property is situated within the beautiful New Forest National Park village of Godshill, comprising a popular local pub, with local primary schools at nearby Breamore and Hyde, and secondary school at Burgate. Sandy Balls Leisure Centre is just half a mile away offering a swimming pool and gym. The town of Fordingbridge is approximately two miles distant, offering a range of shopping facilities, restaurants and cafes, with a wider range of facilities at the historic city of Salisbury, which is approximately 10 miles north via the easily accessible A338. The surrounding New Forest is a beautiful, renowned National Park consisting of approximately 140,000 acres of natural Heath and woodland ideal for walking, cycling and particularly riding for the equestrian enthusiast. The scenic south coastal towns of Christchurch and Bournemouth are also easily accessible, being approximately 18 miles via the A338, with excellent marina facilities at neighbouring Lymington and Poole.


From Ringwood, join the A338 heading north towards Fordingbridge/Salisbury. After approximately 6 miles, take the exit to Fordingbridge and at the T junction turn right signposted to Godshill. Continue for 2 miles, turning left immediately before the Fighting Cocks Pub and then turning immediately right onto the gravel lane, where the cottage will be found on your right hand side, the last property before the forest.


Energy Efficiency Rating: D

Heating: Oil Fired

Mains: Water and Electricity

Council Tax Band: G

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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£1,195,000 Offers in Excess of

Godshill, Fordingbridge

  • Bedrooms Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms Bathrooms: 3
  • Receptions Living Rooms: 3

This captivating New Forest cottage has been transformed into a one-of-a-kind country home, meticulously redesigned to blend original character with inventive design elements. Traditional cast iron-style radiators, exposed copper pipework, York stone flags, and an abundance of oak beams add to the rustic allure of this remarkable property. Nestled within the desirable cattle grid area of the New Forest National Park, this idyllic cottage boasts an elevated position offering breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and forest. The property is completed with an enchanting guest roundhouse made of cob with a wild grass roof to a detached double garage adorned with a Sedum living roof, every detail exudes charm and individuality.

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