A beautifully-appointed end of terrace house, extended and totally refurbished to a high standard and situated at the far end of Leigh Park, in a very quiet location with larger than average garden.
Front entrance door leads to the entrance hallway with carpeted staircase to the first floor and engineered oak flooring which extends through the ground floor, with the exception of the carpeted living room at the front of the house.
Door to the kitchen and glazed door to lounge. Understairs cupboard housing gas and electricity meters, consumer unit and fuseboard.
Shower/cloakroom with Travertine floor and wall-tiling, w.c., basin with waterfall tap on antique oak cupboard. The shower is enclosed by folding glass doors and has overhead and hand-held shower heads. Ceiling light, window to one side.
Living room overlooking the front garden, with 3-ply pure wool Berber carpet, deep bay window and display sill. Oak solid timber glazed bi-fold doors from lounge to open-plan family area with two upright radiators, wall lights and spotlights.
Kitchen has two centre islands with cupboards and drawers below. Integrated washing machine, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, double oven, glass-topped electric hob with toughened-glass wall protection and stainless steel extractor hood. One and a half sink with swivel tap and acrylic splashback. Cupboards and drawers below. Tall cupboard for cleaning equipment. All cupboards and drawers are soft-close. All worktops are oiled solid natural oak. Light domes bring further natural light to kitchen and dining areas. Canopy-style opening window beside hob, large fixed floor-to-ceiling glass panel and bi-fold doors leading to the outside same-level deck and garden.
First floor landing with trap to roof space with loft-ladder, built-in airing cupboard with Worcester gas central heating boiler (4 years old).
Bedroom One overlooking the front garden with built-in wardrobes and hanging rail.
Bedroom Two with built-in wardrobes and hanging rail and over-looking the landscaped garden.
Bedroom Three overlooking the front garden with cleverly designed steps to the built-in wardrobes.
Shower room with matching Travertine wall and floor tiles, recess ceiling lights, shower with feature mosaic tile panel and sliding glass doors. Obscure glass windows, w.c. wash basin with cupboards below and vertical stainless steel towel-radiator. N.B. the original bath was removed, but the space remains suitable for re-installation of a bath.
The rear garden has been superbly designed to maximise usable space and accommodate the upward contour. It embodies a splendid large deck, wide shallow steps and pathways winding upwards past flower-beds and sitting areas, all contained by rock and timber borders.
Many established and new plantings, including a magnificent Acer shading a cosy seating area. To the side of the deck area is a long timber-clad seat leading towards the front of the house. A stone-paved path leads down the side of the house, bordered by flower-beds, to a covered area and an area of shingle, suitable for a variety of uses, including a shed. A new wooden fence and gate leads out into the front garden with stone walls and a variety of mature trees, shrubs and plants. On one side of the central pathway to the front door is a shingled area and to the other a small lawn. Outside electric point and water tap with recoil hose.
There is a Garage in a block along with general car parking.
In addition there is private gate giving residents access on foot from Leigh Park through to a short cut to the town centre.
Owner’s Note: With the intention of occupying themselves before circumstances changed, the present owners have undertaken an extensive modernisation, including a flat-roofed extension which doubles the size of the open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting areas. Re-wired, re-plumbed, new radiators and the whole neutrally decorated. The house has not been occupied since renovations were completed near the end of June 2018.
Tax band D £1,626.23 (payable 2018/2019)
Services: All mains services available
Energy Performance Rating: C – full EPC available at our office
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.