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  • Bedrooms: 3

A beautifully positioned and extended country residence enjoying captivating views to the front and rear offering well proportioned modern living spaces within grounds extending to 1/4 acre.

Owners Comments

“We never tire of the beautiful views over New Forest countryside from every window in the house. It really has been a joy living in Fritham and the easy stroll to the Royal Oak is an enjoyable bonus.”


Armidale is located in the picturesque, highly sought after village of Fritham, one of the New Forest's most visited destinations, with stunning walks and scenery as well as the revered Royal Oak public house.

Well presented, this period cottage offers a host of attractive features including a well sized kitchen living room flowing into a Victorian style conservatory. The master bedroom suite is impressive and the sitting room is spacious and centred around a feature Contura multi fuel burner. The views are exceptional from every window and the property boasts a lovely garden, generous parking and a detached garage with further space for a caravan or boat.


A canopy style covered entrance with a modern UPVC double glazed door and casement window offers access to the entrance hall. The entrance hall features oak floors and a stripped wood balustrade with spindles. Within the hall is a built in understairs cupboard offering useful storage space containing the hot water cylinder and air source heat pump central heating system. There is a utility/cloakroom which offers space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and is fitted with close couple WC and a small wall mounted wash hand basin. A combination of stripped wood and multi-pane glass doors give access to the ground floor rooms. The sitting room is a wonderfully, bright dual in aspect room enjoys open rural views from both the front bay and rear window with double doors onto a covered terrace. A particular feature of the sitting room is the Contura multi fuel burner which is finished in a stylish soap-stone surround on a tiled hearth with oak mantel and built in audio unit with oak door cupboard. The floor in the sitting room is a continuation of the solid oak floor in the hall and there is ample space for dining room table and chairs. The kitchen breakfast room is enhanced by plenty of natural light with fabulous views from the front window and double doors into the conservatory. The kitchen is fitted with high quality solid oak cupboards under bevel edge granite work tops with a range of wall mounted units to complement, including a glass display cabinet and cupboard unit housing a recess for an American style fridge freezer, a pull out larder cupboard and overhead wine rack. Integrated appliances include a stainless steel Die Dietrich double oven and plate warmer, an extended width induction hob with stainless steel and glass extractor hood and an integrated Bosch dishwasher. The floor in the kitchen breakfast room is tiled and extends through to the conservatory. The conservatory is UPVC double glazed with a glass pitched roof and top light opening windows. It is positioned on the side of the property allowing access onto the front garden through double doors.

On the first floor landing there are stripped wood doors to the bedroom and main bathroom and an extended width loft hatch. The master bedroom is a wonderful sized room which is dual aspect and offers advantageous views to the front and rear and benefits from built in wardrobes with triple mirrored sliding doors. The master bedroom is served by a generous ensuite shower room which is mostly tiled combined with waterproof shower boards and offers a built in shower with chrome mixer and rain head style shower head, a dual flush close coupled WC, vanity style wash hand basin and a chrome heated towel rail. Bedroom two enjoys views towards the rear grazing land while bedroom three has aspects to the front towards the adjacent paddock and rural tree lined fields. The main bathroom is a three piece suite with jet corner bath fitted with mixer taps and shower attachment, a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a heated towel rail being fully tiled to the walls and floor.


The property has a generous width driveway offering access to the garage and also along the side via paddock style gates, well suited for storage of a caravan or boat. The front garden is neatly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders and there is a large area to the side of the house that is laid to lawn with post and rail fencing demarcating the rear boundary and there is a large wooden store shed. The air source heat pump system is located just behind the property and serves the heating and hot water.


Fritham is a most picturesque village located in the heart of the northern New Forest within the parish of Bramshaw. Its stunning scenery and breath-taking views provide a tranquillity that is pleasantly complemented by its accessibility and excellent commuter links being just a short drive from the M27/A31 road link. Renowned for its beautiful walks, cycle paths and riding, there are few homes that come available in the area, such is its allure of community spirit, excellent local pub and privacy that residents rarely move from this idyllic destination.

Agent Note

The property is served by air source heat pump to radiators which was renewed in 2018. Drainage is via a sewage treatment plan installed in 2018. It is double glazed throughout.


From our office in West Wellow turn left up the A36 through the village of Wellow and Plaitford turning left into New Road at Landford. At the end of the crossroads proceed straight over into Forest Road and at the junction go straight ahead. Turn right at the signpost for Fritham and Armidale can be found on the right hand side opposite the red telephone box.

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Charles Powell

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