Aerial View
9,504 sq ft(882.95 sq m)
Guide price £3,750,000

Cadnam LaneCadnam, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 2NS

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Beautifully renovated country house
  • Parkland Setting
  • On the edge of the New Forest
  • Magnificent indoor pool & gym complex
  • Cottages and outbuildings
  • Lake and outdoor kitchen
  • Further detached cottage and land available by separate negotiation

A magnificent Georgian style country house estate on the edge of the New Forest offered as a whole or in three lots.

About this property

  • Cadnam Lodge is an impressive country house, which is believed to date from around 1830. The property is not listed. The house has some particularly attractive features including a magnificent reception hall with pillars and a central fireplace and stone flooring. The reception hall leads to the principal reception areas including a drawing room with fireplace and attractive coving with ceiling roses and doors onto the rear terrace. The dining room is a superb room for entertaining with a large central fireplace and floor to ceiling sash windows which overlook the side terrace, gardens and lake beyond. There is an attractive morning room, with panelled walls and book shelving and a most impressive games room, which has floor to ceiling windows and ample space for a snooker table. A conservatory to the rear of the house links to the kitchen/breakfast room.

    The kitchen/breakfast room is open plan and set around a central island, with a range of fitted units and appliances. The flagstone flooring continues through to a large breakfast area with fireplace and further sitting area. A door leads from the breakfast area to a further family/play room. There are three ground floor cloakrooms and a utility room.

    On the first floor, the bedroom accommodation is equally impressive. The master suite comprises a superb bedroom area with five large sash windows providing splendid views and lots of light. The master dressing room is well equipped with an impressive range of fitted wardrobes, cupboards and drawers and the master bathroom is of a generous size. In addition there are three further double bedrooms, a dressing room/5th bedroom and a bathroom. A stair case provides access to a loft room.

    In addition to the accommodation in the house is a wine cellar.

    Swimming Pool Complex/Gym
    The swimming and leisure complex is an integral part of the house that has been completely overhauled and redesigned by the current owners to provide a first class facility of the highest quality with integrated lighting and cinema technologies. In association with the swimming pool the gymnasium and changing facilities have also been recently refitted to an exemplary standard.

    Gardens and Grounds
    Cadnam Lodge is accessed via a long private driveway, which sweeps up to the house. The property is encircled by immaculately landscaped gardens and overlooks a magnificent lake which is home to an abundance of wildlife. Adjacent to the swimming pool complex and overlooking the lake is a sunken outside entertainment area with outdoor kitchen, external television, sound system and heating, hot tub and fire pit. The gardens comprise large areas laid to lawn interspersed by mature trees and planted beds and give the impression of rich parkland. There is a smart terrace that wraps around the east side of the house, providing the ideal area for entertaining and enjoying the views.

    On the west side of the house is an enclosed walled garden with a lawn, patio area and ornamental, oriental style pond. A gateway through the walled garden provides access to the tennis court which has its own pavilion with changing rooms and washing facilities. Beyond this area there is the rear drive which meanders through the park like grounds. The land beyond the main gardens is divided into number of fields suitable for grazing.

    Outbuildings
    The outbuildings at Cadnam Lodge provide substantial additional accommodation. a cottage of two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a kitchenette, provides flexible accommodation in addition to the main house perfect for guests or staff.

    The Annexe offers very smart one bedroom accommodation featuring on an open plan and vaulted kitchen/living/dining room.

    Gardeners Cabin with its own kitchen and washroom.

    In addition there is extensive garaging, offices, stabling, outbuildings/storage, generator and containers.

    LOT 2 – 2 Cadnam Lodge
    A refurbished two bedroom semi-detached gatehouse is available by separate negotiation.

    LOT 3 – 15.9 acres of grazing land with two access gates to the road, available by separate negotiation.

    Fixtures and Fittings
    All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.

    Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way
    There is a right of way for Cadnam Cottages over part of the rear drive. The property is offered as appropriate with rights of way either public or private, wayleaves, easements and other rights of way whether these are specifically referred to or not.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Cadnam Lodge is an immaculate country Estate with outstanding leisure facilities.

Camilla ElwellProperty agent

Local information

  • Cadnam Lodge occupies a wonderfully private position, amongst landscaped parkland on the North East of the New Forest. The village of Cadnam is medieval in origin and traditionally marks an important crossroads between Southampton and the towns of South East Dorset and South Wiltshire. In close proximity are the prestigious hotels of Limewood and Chewton Glen.
  • The surrounding area is characterised by a collection of charming villages and outstanding countryside including the golf clubs of Bramshaw and Remedy Oak. The New Forest National Park extends to approximately 193,000 acres of beautiful woodland, heathland and unenclosed pasture. It is a famous haven for walking, riding and cycling. The nearby Solent and Beaulieu River and the town of Lymington are world-renowned for sailing.
  • From Cadnam Lodge the major centres of Southampton, Salisbury, Bournemouth and Poole are all easily accessible as the property is located close to the M27, A31 and A36. Mainline railway stations run from Southampton Central and Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times to London Waterloo run from 70 minutes. Southampton Airport provides connections to several UK and European airports. Ferries run from Southampton, Poole and Portsmouth providing access to the Channel Islands and France.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Winchester and London: Head south on the M3 and after approximately 5 miles, take the exit for the M27West, signposted Bournemouth / Southampton Docks. Continue along the M27 and then exit the motorway at Junction 1, signposted New Forest / Cadnam / A337. At the slip road roundabout take the 3rd exit signposted Brook / Bramshaw and the entrance to Cadnam Lodge will be found immediately on the right-hand side.
  • EPC Rating = D