This beautiful cottage has been featured in lifestyle magazines including ‘25 Beautiful Homes’ in December 2015 and ‘House Beautiful’ in March 2011.
Description: Traditional decorative porch with coconut matting and Oak glazed door leads to the main Living Room. The ground floor has Oak flooring throughout and an open-plan feeling with a square arch to the Dining Area with your eye drawn to the kitchen at the far end. The Living Room has double glazed sash windows, Oak flooring and a colour washed brick fireplace with Clearview wood burning stove. The Dining Room is stylishly decorated with a cast iron fireplace beside the stairs which lead to the first floor with a storage cupboard beneath. The Kitchen is fitted with a range of cream cupboards beneath Butcher’s block wooden worktops, integrated appliances include a dishwasher, washing machine, gas hob and electric oven with a stainless steel extractor above. There is also space for an upright fridge/freezer, a breakfast bar and a full length glazed door gives a very pleasant outlook directly over the rear garden.
The first floor landing has a useful store cupboard and gives access to the two double bedrooms and full bathroom. The Main Bedroom is a lovely, bright room with a double glazed sash window to the front, a built in wardrobe and colour washed white floor boards. Bedroom Two also has built in wardrobe cupboards and a double glazed sash window. The Bathroom has a circular sink set into a counter top, a WC and large bath with glass shower screen and polished chrome accessories. There is also polished chrome heated towel rail and a linen cupboard with shelving and a newly installed Worcester Bosch boiler.
Outside: To the front of the property a low brick wall with wrought iron railings and gate leads to a small stone paved garden.
To the rear of the property a light sandstone patio leads to a beautifully landscaped and designed garden with railway sleepers, decorative stones, box hedging, an ornamental pond, a Summer House and a rear seating area to catch the evening sun. There is also a rear pedestrian gate and a timber garden store with power.
Tax band D £1,626.23 (payable 2017/2018)
Services: All mains services available
Lymington offers an extensive range of shops from large household names such as M&S Simply Food and WH Smiths to independent boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants, pubs and tea rooms. There are also a variety of hair salons and beauticians to choose from. Saturdays provide a vibrant atmosphere throughout the town as the market attracts many locals and visitors from throughout the forest and beyond. Lymington is the ideal location for those who enjoy water sports with two marinas and sailing clubs holding access to the Solent and a short drive away from beaches.
Lymington was named by the Daily Telegraph as the eighth best coastal town in Britain 2014. “You’ve got the New Forest, unspoilt coastline, it’s a sailing hub and you can still get to London easily,’’ A pretty Georgian coastal town, Lymington benefits from good schools, boutique shops and Saturday street market.
Being so close to the New Forest it also offers the perfect location for those who enjoy horse riding, walking and cycling. The town offers a nine-hole golf course, rowing club, community centre, library, small cinema, bowls club and tennis club. Lymington Recreation Centre offers an indoor 25m swimming pool and many fitness classes, whilst during the summer months there is an outdoor seawater baths next to the River with a hundred years of heritage. There is also a Cricket Club, Football and Rugby Clubs, Skateboard Park and children’s play areas.
From a more practical view Lymington also offers churches of all faiths, infant, junior and secondary schools all within walking distance of the town.