The Mews
3,874 sq ft(359.91 sq m)
Guide price £850,000

Sandle Manor MewsSandleheath, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 1NT

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Development/Refurbishment opportunity
  • Attractive Grade II listed building
  • Currently a pair of attached cottages
  • Further building for possible development/conversion
  • Extensive gardens and land
  • Peaceful location

A unique opportunity to develop, refurbish and reconfigure a striking grade II listed property and adjacent building set in extensive gardens and grounds.

About this property

  • - The Mews is an attractive Grade II listed property that is currently configured to comprise a pair of attractive cottages.
    - The property could be easily be reconfigured in to one large, detached property; however there could be opportunities to divide the property further and convert the additional building into a number of smaller residential units (subject to planning permission and listed building consent).
    - The Mews offers nearly 4000 square feet of accommodation, the larger half of the property comprises of a reception hall, drawing room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom on the ground floor. Stairs rising from the reception hall lead to a landing, master bedroom with open-plan en suite bathroom, two further bedrooms and a shower room.
    - The other cottage has a hall, kitchen, living room, dining room and shower room on the ground floor and two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor as well as a private garden.
    - Adjacent to The Mews is the schools' former art block which offers a large, open-plan ground floor area with high ceilings and a mezzanine style first floor again with a small area of garden to the rear. This building measures over 1,500 square feet.
    - The property has a private access from Marl Lane and there is a secured, large and gated parking area to the front of both buildings.
    - The property benefits from extensive gardens with a broadly southerly and westerly aspect, the majority of which are bordered by attractive high brick walls. Furthermore, there are some useful outbuildings.

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An amazing and varied development opportunity in a unique position

Patrick BradyProperty agent

Local information

  • The property is situated in a beautiful and peaceful rural position at the far end of a unmade private road that accesses Fordingbridge and Whitsbury and leads to Salisbury. The home is perfectly positioned next to open farm and grazing land and adjoining Forres Sandle Manor School, a highly regarded independent boarding school.
  • Nearby Sandleheath is a popular village that boasts a post office and village store, scout hut, tennis club and church, and the thriving downland villages of Rockbourne and Damerham are a short drive away – and just a short walk across the fields.
  • Fordingbridge is a small market town which has a post office, library, vibrant community, good medical centre and a variety of useful shops. It has a park, restaurants and a cinema.
  • Shopping centres and a wider range of amenities are available a short drive away in the Cathedral City of Salisbury to the north and Ringwood and Bournemouth to the south. As well as the leisure opportunities in the New Forest, the property benefits from easy access to Poole, Christchurch and the Solent ports for sailing and water sports.
  • There are numerous good schools nearby, most notably the property borders Forres Sandle Manor, a popular co-education Prep School.
  • The area is very well placed for commuting to business centres in Salisbury, Bournemouth, Southampton and further west in Dorset. All with good train services to London Waterloo, Bath, Bristol and Southampton.

Additional information

  • Directions: Leave Fordingbridge High Street travelling in the signposted direction of Sandleheath and Damerham. Opposite the fire station turn right into Normandy Way and first left onto the Marl Lane track. Follow the track for approximately 1 mile and the entrance to The Mews will be found on the left hand side. Alternatively, follow direction to Forres Sandle Manor School, continue past the main building and follow the gravel lane round to the left and through some wrought iron gates to the parking area for The Mews.
  • EPC Exempt