Lover, Wiltshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A Recently Refurbished Country House Enjoying Excellent Equestrian Facilities & Outriding, Situated In The Highly Desirable New Forest Village Location - 1.9 Acres


A36 4 miles, Salisbury 9 miles, M27 (J2) 9 miles, Ringwood 14

miles, Southampton 17 miles, Winchester 25 miles, London

91 miles. Railway Stations: Salisbury to London/Waterloo (90mins)

Southampton Parkway to London/Waterloo (71 mins)

International Airports: Southampton 19 miles, Bournemouth 24 miles

Hillcrest is situated on the southern edge of the highly desirable

village of Lover within the New Forest National Park and occupies an

elevated rural position situated off a quiet country lane. The property

enjoys excellent communication links with the nearby A36 providing

ready access to Salisbury and Southampton with Ringwood to the

south via the A338.


There is a very good selection of private schools in the

area including Moyles Court at Ringwood, Forres Sandle Manor at

Fordingbridge, Sandroyd at Tollard Royal, Canford at Wimborne,

Bryanston and Clayesmore at Blandford with a host of good

schools in Salisbury including both boys and girls grammars. For

more details see for independents and www.wilts. for state schools information.


The nearby villages of Woodfalls and

Redlynch provide a good range of local facilities including a primary

school, Post Office/village store, village hall, Church and 2 public

houses with a more comprehensive range of shopping and cultural

facilities available in the Cathedral City of Salisbury.

Good walking, cycling and outriding opportunities abound from the

property into the surrounding countryside with ready access onto the

New Forest National Park and Hamptworth Estate. Golf can be enjoyed

at Bramshaw, Hamptworth and Salisbury with water sports available

along the south coast. Local hunts include the Wilton, New Forest and

The Hursley Hambledon with racing at Salisbury and Wincanton.


Situated in an attractive, elevated position, Hillcrest comprises a

beautifully presented, detached country home enjoying delightful

rural views over its own adjoining paddocks.

Constructed of red brick elevations, under a slate roof, the property

is believed to have once been a pair of workers cottages which

have recently undergone significant extension and refurbishment.

The improvements have been carried out to an exacting standard

creating a thoughtfully modernised interior whilst retaining much

of its character with original interior doors, timber panelling and

an Inglenook fireplace.

Approached from a quiet country lane, the property is set back in its

own grounds and benefits from a purpose built timber stable yard and

external home office to the rear with level pasture paddocks beyond.

An extensive gravel drive offers ample parking for numerous

vehicles with herbaceous borders to the front and a raised lawn

and terrace to the rear, providing opportunities for outside dining.

The accommodation of Hillcrest comprises;

Master bedroom with en-suite shower room

3 further double bedrooms

Family shower room & further ground floor shower room

Extensive contemporary kitchen/breakfast room with Rayburn

Open plan sitting room with Inglenook fireplace, woodburner

and bi-folding doors to the terrace

Utility/laundry room

Boot room & tack room

Separate utility room leading to rear garden and terrace

Stunning west facing views over adjoining paddocks


Timber home office with electric heating & power

Raised lawned gardens to the rear with herbaceous borders

Elevated terrace and entertaining area

Gravel driveway offering ample parking


Timber stable block comprising 2 loose boxes, feed store & tack room

Mainly level pasture paddocks divided into a number of enclosures

Excellent outriding into National Park

In all the property amounts to some 1.9 acres.


Fox Grant and their clients give notice that:

1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in

relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to

give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract

and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas,

measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and OS plans

are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be

assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other

consents. Services have not been tested. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by

inspection or otherwise.


These are based on the

Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. Any error or mis-statement shall

not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof


Given the potential hazards of a smallholding we would

ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your inspection for

your own personal safety, particularly around livestock and machinery.

Children must be supervised by their parents on site.


The property is sold subject to any development

plans, tree preservation orders, ancient monument orders, town planning

schedules and resolutions, which may or may not come into force.

Purchasers will be deemed to have full knowledge and have satisfied

themselves as to the provisions of any such matters affecting the estate.

EPC Full details available from the agent.


The property benefits from a right of way between points

A-B, with public pedestrian access over the area marked pink.


New Forest National Park Tel: 01590 646600


Band F .


Mains electricity ,water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Under floor heating to ground floor.


From Salisbury head south on the A338 and on reaching The Bull Inn at Downton turn left

and proceed through the village. Continue for approximately 2.9 miles and on passing the

Hale village signs, take the first left on Whiteshoot Hill. At the bottom of Whiteshoot turn

right into Loosehanger and the property will be found after a short distance on your right

as indicated by the Fox Grant sale board.


All viewings strictly by appointment through

the agents on 01722 782727. Please contact

Adam Field for further details or email

Arrange viewing 01722 782727

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