Constructed during the 1930's by Messrs Ravenscroft and Brook, who are responsible for many of the large detached houses around Milford on Sea, the property exhibits a wealth of traditional charm and character with some well proportioned reception rooms having a lovely southerly aspect overlooking the sheltered enclosed gardens. The property in its current format provides for a total of 3 reception rooms with a fine gardenside conservatory and a kitchen/breakfast room having a separate utility room. Overhead, a total of 4 bedrooms are served by 2 bathrooms (1 en-suite). A concealed stairwell off the landing serves a useful boarded attic. Externally, the property has an area of gravelled parking with a substantial recently erected sizable carport that provides tandem parking to the rear. In all, an ideal family home of character in a sought after established setting
4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 en suite), 3 cloakrooms, drawing room, dining room, conservatory/garden room, kitchen, utility room, study, gardens, car port
milford on sea The property is situated to the north west of the coastal village of Milford on Sea, which has a plethora of shops and restaurants. A regular bus service connects to the neighbouring towns of Lymington and New Milton. At Barton Cliff there is a golf course. New Milton has a mainline rail connection to London/Waterloo whilst Lymington, with its yachting facilities, has a branchline to the forest village of Brockenhurst (Waterloo approximately 90 minutes). Nearby are paths leading to the Danestream, with access to the clifftop at Milford on Sea or the village centre. The New Forest is approximately 3 miles to the north of the property.
Accommodation in more detail
storm porch Projecting canopy storm porch with part glazed small pane hardwood panelled door opening through to:
Entrance hall Panelled door through to dining room. Further panelled door to:
Cloakroom Suite comprised of a low-level WC together with a wall mounted wash hand basin set in a tiled surround with store cupboard under.
Dining room 13'1" x 12'6" (3.99m x 3.8m). An attractive room of character with small pane bevel glazed door opening through to:
Inner hall Turnaround stairs ascending to first floor. Panelled door to side opening through to:
Side hall With cloaks hanging area. Partial small pane panelled door opening to driveway and car port to side. Further panelled door to:
Cloaks lobby Wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler for heating and hot water requirements throughout the property.
Kitchen 14'5" x 12'6" (4.4m x 3.8m). Fitted with a comprehensive bespoke range of natural wood store cabinets to both base and high level with discrete surface downlighting over the surrounding wood capped vellum effect worksurfaces with contrasting tiled relief. Inset appliances in the form of a one-and-a-quarter bowl single drainer polycarbonate sink with monoblock tap and a New World four ring gas hob under a recirculatory canopy fan. Eye level Select 920 double oven. Concealed base appliances in the form of a built-in fridge, separate freezer and domestic dishwasher. Breakfast seating area. Archway through to:
Utility room 11'10" x 7'3" (3.6m x 2.2m). Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Various further appliance space to side. Single drainer stainless steel sink with a wood capped velum effect worksurface. Further extensive range of natural wood store cabinets overhead. Glazed door with side panel opening to garden at side. Further part glazed door opening through to:
Study 9'6" x 9'6" (2.9m x 2.9m). Fitted with a range of deep walk-in store cupboards to one wall. Further panelled door to:
Secondary cloakroom Suite comprised of a low-level WC and corner wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled relief. Tiled floor covering.
Drawing room 23'11" max x 11'10" min (7.3m max x 3.6m min). A particularly elegant reception room encompassing a projecting oblong bay to fore with characteristic window box seating. Feature flame effect gas fire incorporating a projecting marbled hearth with carved ornamental wood surround. Range of traditional lead light small pane glazed china display cabinets with display areas to side. Partial small pane glazed panelled door opening through to:
Conservatory/garden room 17'9" max x 12'10" (5.4m max x 3.91m). Incorporating part of the original veranda. Of UPVC glazed construction with a pitched glazed roof, the whole being set on a low rendered wall, with ceramic tiled floor covering having underfloor heating, thereby allowing independent use all year round. Glazed double doors opening to steps descending to gardens
on the first floor
landing Access to an overhead roof void. Concealed stairwell ascending to loft space. Access to a full height shelved Airing Cupboard incorporating a pre-lagged hot water cylinder with fitted immersion heater.
Bedroom 1 14'9" x 11'10" (4.5m x 3.6m). A room of character with full width windows overlooking the gardens to the rear. Small pane glazed double doors open to provide a deep wardrobe, being part shelved. Archway through to:
Dressing area Fitted with a range of mirror fronted wardrobe store cupboards to one wall. Door to:
En suite bathroom Fitted with a white suite comprised of a wood clad panelled bath incorporating an Edwardian style chromium/brass shower mixer, the whole set in a tiled surround with mirrored relief. Sculpted pedestal wash hand basin with tiled relief having a mirrored backdrop, with an adjacent low-level WC. Heated chromium towel rail.
Bedroom 2 14'5" x 12'6" (4.4m x 3.8m). Fitted with a range of wooden store cupboards to one wall.
Bedroom 3 13'5" max x 11'10" (4.1m max x 3.6m). Fitted single wardrobe cupboard.
Bedroom 4 11'10" x 6'7" (3.6m x 2m). Fitted single wardrobe cupboard with storage over.
Bathroom Fitted with a contemporary white suite comprised of bath set in a tiled surround together with matching pedestal wash hand basin and low-level WC. Separate tiled enclosed shower cubicle. Tiled floor covering with similar tiling to walls. Heated chromium ladder style towel rail.
Cloakroom Fitted with a modern white suite comprised of a low-level WC with contrasting tiling to both floor and walls.
Outside The property is approached off a gravelled driveway which runs adjacent to the property terminating under a recently constructed tandem style double car port. Gated access serves the well stocked lawned gardens having clearly defined boundaries. The gardens lie to the south and west of the property, being laid to lawn with various mature trees and specimen camellias having a fine pergola and seating terrace accessed off the conservatory.
Services All main services are connected. The services and equipment remaining with the property have not been tested by John D Wood & Co. And we are unable to verify that they are in working order.
Fixtures & fittings All items usually denominated as fixtures and fittings, apart from those mentioned specifically in these particulars, are excluded from the sale.
Directions From our office in Lymington High Street, proceed west towards the village of Milford on Sea on the A337. Upon reaching Everton, turn left signposted to Milford on Sea on the B3058. Continue for approximately 0.5 mile, turning right into Manor Road. Follow the road round the left hand bend, turning right into New Valley Road. Then turn right into Sharvells Road. Take the second turning into Shorefield Crescent where the property will be found immediately on the right hand side.
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