Set within a large private garden, a Grade ll listed, four bedroom, west facing wing of this significant country house. Occupying a delightful location being positioned on the edge of Lymington. Retaining much of the original period character including sash windows and high ceilings the property is well presented throughout.
The property is in the Buckland Conservation area and the Georgian market town of Lymington, with its cosmopolitan shopping and picturesque harbour within easy reach of the property. There are two large deep water marinas and sailing clubs for which the town has gained its status as a world renowned sailing resort, as well as an open-air seawater bath that was built in 1833. Lymington has a number of independent shops including some designer boutiques and is surrounded by the outstanding natural beauty of the New Forest National Park. On Saturdays, a market is held in the High Street, the origins of which probably date back to the 13th century. To the north is the New Forest village of Lyndhurst and Junction 1 of the M27 which links to the M3 for access to London. There is also a branch line train link to Brockenhurst Railway Station (approx. 5.5 miles) which gives direct access to London Waterloo in approximately 90 minutes. A covered entrance porch leads to the front door positioned to the side of the house and gives access to the entrance hall with doors to a spacious cloakroom and stairs to the first floor. The sitting room has attractive double aspect sash windows and a brick fireplace with a fitted gas fire. An interconnecting door opens to the dining room, also accessed from the hallway. This is another spacious room with a brick open fireplace, under stairs storage cupboard and a part glazed door leading to the rear sun terrace. The spacious kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with pine storage cupboards and ample work surfaces. An extensive range of further storage is provided by the full height cupboards. Built-in electric double oven, four burner gas hob, plumbing for dishwasher, stainless steel sink unit, gas boiler. Door leads to outer lobby with a door to a utility room, a pantry and larder. Stairs lead from the hallway to the first floor landing with storage cupboards and doors to all bedrooms and the family bathroom. Master bedroom with original fireplace and large en suite bathroom with white suite. Bedroom two enjoys a double aspect with sash windows and original fireplace. Bedroom three has a rear aspect. Bed four has a double aspect with sash windows and original fireplace. The family bathroom with white suite completes the accommodation. A five bar gate leads to the side of the property to an ample off road parking area and to a detached double garage with light and power. The delightful, mature gardens are situated mainly to the rear of the house and are south west facing. There is a large paved sun terrace leading onto a good sized lawned area interspersed with mature shrubs and fruit trees. The whole is well enclosed by mature hedging and wooden fencing. Energy Efficient Rating: Not required as Grade II listed. Mains gas, water and electricity, private drainage.
TENURE: Leasehold for the remainder of a 999 year lease from 1979 with a peppercorn ground rent
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.