***6500 sq ft of exceptional style, charm and character***
A most exceptional 6500 sq ft five bedroom contemporary home which offers modern luxury living, incorporating a unique style, charm and character. Designed by architect Peter Thompson, this wonderful property offers five bedrooms, five bathrooms and five spacious reception rooms, to include a home cinema room and a stunning custom built kitchen. Cassini is a wonderfully versatile home offering flexible and spacious accommodation throughout- with multiple bi-folding doors that open up the house, several balconies and walk ways, the stunning Avon Valley views are captured as another wonderful feature. Outside the gardens are sizable and beautifully landscaped, with a decking area for a hot tub, a large patio terrace, generous off-road parking and electric double garage
Avon Castle is an exclusive residential area set in the Avon Valley which borders Ringwood. The area has an exquisite surrounding with the feeling of security a gated community offers, and a choice of architecturally designed properties, a majority of these being on large plots. Avon Castle is conveniently located just 3 miles west of Ringwood, which is a historic market town offering excellent shopping, sporting, recreational facilities and renowned independent schools. The beautiful New Forest is only a short drive away, and offers 140, 000 acres of heathland and woodland. It is a haven for a broad range of outdoor pursuits offering some of the best walking, cycling and horse riding in the country.
For the commuter the A31 is nearby which provides direct routes to Bournemouth (11 miles west) and Southampton (17 miles east). The M27 and M3 will take you directly to London, which is approximately 2 hours distant.
A glass entrance door leads into a spacious entrance/dining hall with beautiful walnut floors and feature stainless steel cantilevered staircase, with walnut treads and glass balustrade. The open dining area has Super Glide glass doors that open on to a balcony with views over the rear garden and across parts of the Avon Valley. Walnut double doors connect into the Kitchen with French doors that open up on to a delightful decked terrace. Finished with a fully fitted bespoke Quantum kitchen, with white quartz worktops, graphite quartz breakfast bar and a Central Island that includes a five ring hob with extractor fan overhead. In addition there are two fan assisted electric ovens, American style fridge freezer, integrated fridge and a dishwasher. Within the kitchen a door leads directly into a large Utility room, with the same bespoke kitchen units, Pocelanosa tiles, high quality Neff washing machine, dryer and integrated upright freezer. From the main entrance hall Double walnut doors open into the Sitting room which has windows to the front and rear, again with French doors that open on to a decked terrace overlooking the rear garden. In addition there is a cloakroom downstairs fitted with Vanity Hall bathroom furniture, and soft charcoal floor tiles.
Stairs rise to the first floor landing, with ample seating space, and glass doors giving access on to two balconies. Internal doors lead to the first three bedroom suites including the master. All bedrooms are fitted with high quality bathroom suites, the master suite in addition to bedroom two, both feature private balconies and dressing rooms.
The garden floor descends from the main entrance hall way, and leads to an open area perfect for a Library, with floor to ceiling and wall to wall shelving. In addition there are two further bedrooms both with en-suites and both with access on to the rear garden terrace. The Cinema/Garden room features luxury bi fold doors opening onto the terrace and garden, and is fully Cinema equipped with hd Epson projector and Denon amplifier for five ceiling mounted, surround sound speakers. The Gymnasium room is of an L shape and has ample power for electrical exercise equipment and TV facility. There is a separate Study, suitable for home office or quiet working environment, with a window to the rear. The Plant room is situated on this level with controls for the Lutron Mood lighting, wiring for Creston multimedia, hub for Sky hd and home computer, panels for control of under floor heating, hot water and towel rails throughout the house. Additionally there is a Solar hot water tank, a large water softener and gas fired Keston Boiler.
The property is approached along a quiet lane which leads directly onto a large parking forecourt and double garage with electric folding doors. On both sides of the house wide paths lead to the rear garden. The front of the house is bordered with soft landscaping contrasts with the feature stainless down water chains to front and rear, taking away rain water with style and precision. To the rear is a large charcoal block paving terrace that lies adjacent to the rear of the property with contemporary sleepers acting as retaining walls. Sleeper steps lead up to the raised and sweeping lawns which feature a raised deck which incorporates water and power supply ready for a hot tub. The borders have been planted with a variety of specimen trees and ground covering plants with the boundaries formed by mature hedging.