Rossiters Copse, Woodlands

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Rossiters Copse, Woodlands

5 Bedroom House - Sold STC


About Rossiters Copse, Woodlands

An impressive enclave of properties in five acres of secluded grounds, featuring a principal house extending to 6990 sq ft, a self-contained annexe and two double garages with coach houses over. A superb opportunity for a dual family lifestyle.

From our Lyndhurst Office proceed towards Southampton Road, prior to reaching the railway bridge at Ashurst turn left into Woodlands Road, at the T-Junction turn left onto Bartley Road. Continue for approximately a mile, take a right hand turning into Rossiters Copse and the second left into a private drive.


Highlights of the house include a 30ft x 30ft drawing room overlooking the grounds, a spacious Gym Studio with an en-suite and a Master Suite with an orangery, wraparound balcony, en-suite and independent ‘His & Hers’ walk-in dressing rooms. In addition to the Main House, there is ancillary accommodation in the form of a self-contained annexe and extensive garaging with two coach house apartments.

Ground Floor

Upon entering the ground floor you are welcomed by a magnificent and striking entrance hall featuring a spectacular staircase. There are a number of impressive and sizeable reception rooms including a grand triple aspect drawing room with views overlooking the grounds, a substantial Gym studio with an en-suite and double doors to the gardens and a separate study providing an ideal base to work from home, something that is becoming increasingly attractive. To the East of the property, the kitchen breakfast room has been extensively fitted and comprises a range of floor and eye level mounted units, Granite worktops and a generous central island. The kitchen breakfast room freely flows to the family sitting room and separate living room, both benefitting from views over the grounds.

First Floor

Ascending the impressive staircase you arrive at a magnificent galleried landing featuring a large semi-circular window, gifting the space with views over the grounds. The landing and connecting areas of the first floor are light and airy, due to the ceiling height and abundance of natural light flooding into each of the rooms. Situated to the rear of the property, the Master Suite enjoys privacy and is a superior double room with independent ‘His & Hers’ walk-in dressing rooms, a four piece en-suite, an orangery with triple aspect views and double doors opening to the wraparound balcony, which enjoys further sight of the paddocks, copse and beautiful New Forest beyond. There are four further bedrooms all of which are served by an en-suite.

Garden & Grounds

The sense of arrival is impressive, via a sweeping driveway that culminates in a large turning area, providing ample space for multiple vehicles. The grounds, approaching five acres, enjoy a bluebell copse, a small private lake and level paddock land with the south-facing gardens mainly laid to lawn.

Ancillary Accommodation & Land

The majority of the land is level pasture enclosed with post and rail fencing. In addition to the Main House, there is a two storey annexe which comprises a spacious kitchen breakfast room with separate utility room, a living room with double doors opening to the gardens, an independent home office and a three piece bathroom suite. The first floor occupies three bedrooms, a four piece bathroom suite and a large south-facing balcony overlooking the grounds.
There are two substantial double garages with accommodation above in the form of two coach-house apartments, both comprising a spacious open-plan kitchen / living room, generous double bedroom and a bathroom. Planning permission has been granted for a substantial outbuilding for barn / stabling use.

Location & Surrounding Area

• Ashurst – 1.5 miles • Lyndhurst – 4 miles • Romsey – 7 miles • Southampton – 8 miles • Winchester and Salisbury – 19 miles
Rossiters Copse is situated on the mid-Eastern edge of the New Forest within the New Forest National Park. The village of Woodlands has two Country Public Houses and a Village Hall. The nearby villages of Bartley, Ashurst and Lyndhurst provide a good range of local shopping facilities. To the East, the maritime city of Southampton provides a more comprehensive range of retail and leisure facilities. Golf can be enjoyed at Romsey, Bramshaw and Wellow with water sports available along the South Coast, local Hunts and Pony Clubs include the Wilton, New Forest and Hursley Hambledon and Polo can be enjoyed at the New Forest Polo Club in Brockenhurst.

Transport Links

The property is well located for road and rail, the M27 easily accessible at Junction 2 which links with the M3 motorway and mainline rail services at Ashurst, with a direct line to London Waterloo in approximately 1 hr & 50 mins. Local Airports include Southampton and Bournemouth.


There is an excellent selection of both state and private schooling in the area including Netley Marsh Primary School, accessible within approximately one mile, King Edward VI School and St Winifreds at Southampton and Hampshire Collegiate School at Romsey.

Technical Note

• Tenure: Freehold
• Sellers position: No forward chain
• Services: Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage
• Council: New Forest District Council (023 8028 5000)
• Council Tax Band: H
• Energy Performance Rating: Available upon request

Agent's Note

Rossiters Copse is a magnificent Country residence enjoying enormous privacy, impressive acreage and a multitude of outbuildings. Although the property has been renovated and substantially updated it offers further opportunity for the incoming purchaser to stamp their own authenticity. Viewings strictly by appointment only, for further details please contact Fells Gulliver.

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