Five bedrooms, open forest views, an indoor swimming pool and change from £1million.

This charming character home in the heart of Minstead could be yours for £900,000.

Green View cottage is a delightful New Forest home within an enviable small enclave setting in one of the forests most desirable villages, benefitting from forest commoners rights of mast, pasture and turbary and land approaching two acres.

The property is arranged over three floors, capturing views of woodland to the front, offering four reception rooms and stylish cottage kitchen centred around a galleried staircase and entrance hall.

The charming sitting room with beamed ceilings, a feature brick fireplace and log burning stove enjoys views over the green to the front aspect.

French doors open into the bright and spacious conservatory boasting under floor heating with access into the dining room and to the rear garden and patio. The separate dining room also features an ornamental fireplace and French doors to the garden with enviable views over the open forest to the rear.

The cottage style kitchen offers a range of solid oak wall and base units complemented by granite work surfaces and breakfast bar.

A useful side porch provides plumbing for white goods with a cloakroom and study/boot room completing the ground floor.

The light and spacious first floor landing overlooks the green and houses the airing cupboard whilst serving four

bedrooms, one of which is currently utilised as a dressing room.

The dual aspect master bedroom boasts a fully tiled en-suite shower room featuring dual head power shower and heated towel rail.

The second floor landing allows access to eaves storage and hosts the fifth bedroom and study.

The property is fronted by its own private green and circular driveway with front and rear formal gardens and a gate to the open forest from the rear garden.

An oak framed pool house with heated ‘endless pool’ complete with variable jet stream and hydrotherapy jets is situated behind the detached garage with a children's play house and timber shed also in the rear garden.

A well maintained one acre paddock with stabling and adjoining private woodland provide the perfect venue for the outdoor enthusiast with direct access from the village lane offering the ability to provide additional income if desired.

The property is being marketed by agents Charles Powell