Formal gardens and private woodland define the experience at Brentwood

Formal gardens and private woodland define the experience at Brentwood

There is no doubt that the accommodation at Brentwood, on the fringes of West Meon, is stunning. Spanning four floors, this is an incredibly spacious home but it is the setting, formal gardens, private woodland, swimming pool, stables and outbuildings that define this unique home.

This country home sits within a total of 17 acres where formal gardens surround the house and the driveway splits to provide access to the equestrian area where there are six stables, manege, store room and offices and an enclosed courtyard leading onto the paddocks. The tree lined avenue continues to the house and block paved parking in front of the triple garage. There is a further garage block with a first floor workshop or office. The formal gardens have been beautifully laid out with manicured lawns, clipped hedges, shrub borders and wide sandstone terraces up to the swimming pool. The backdrop is delightful with eight acres of private woodland providing wonderful seclusion.

At the entrance level the principal living space includes formal drawing and dining rooms with an amazing open plan family kitchen where as well as space for extended family meals there are zones for relaxing and double doors open from here and from the dining room into an extensive conservatory. Valuable utility space links through to the garaging.

A central ash stairway descends to the lower ground floor where the rooms are currently arranged as a cinema, games room, wine store, gymnasium and store room, together with a stylish bar area.

A light and airy first floor landing provides far reaching views over the front lawns and leads off to the principal bedrooms including the master suite which has double doors opening to a south easterly facing balcony and a…