Occupying a beautifully screened south-facing mature lawned plot amidst a splendid plantsman’s garden, an individual detached family home which affords coastal glimpses out over The Solent, having the unusual benefit of its own pedestrian Right of Way that links the property to the High Street.
Lymington The Georgian market town of Lymington has a wide range of shops and boutiques, as well as having the benefit of excellent sailing facilities including two large marinas, a number of chandleries and moorings on the river and at the Town Quay for visiting Yachtsmen. Every Saturday there is a Charter Market which runs the entire length of the High Street. Lymington offers a branch line link to the Forest village of Brockenhurst (approximately 15 minutes), which is some 5 miles to the north by road, which in turn offers a mainline fast link to London (Waterloo 90 minutes approximately). Junction 1 of the M27 lies 12 miles to the north, and links with the M3 for access to London. Miles of open forest suitable for riding and walking can be accessed at Bull Hill, Pilley or the nearby hamlets of Norleywood and East End.
Accommodation in more detail Situated to the immediate south of the bustling High Street, the property is accessed over a long gated gravelled driveway off Church Lane. Built of mellow brick featuring sealed unit characteristic dark wood double glazing, the property affords an extensive array of versatile accommodation, the majority of which benefits from a southerly aspect. The accommodation opening off a reception hall with its associated cloakroom, provides for a sizable garden side drawing room with an adjacent dining room and a natural wood kitchen with a separate utility room. To one side, a side featuring a workshop links to a garden side day room. Overhead, the first floor provides for a total of 4 bedrooms served by 2 bathrooms (1 en suite). Externally, the property enjoys fine vistas out over the beautifully stocked mature tracts of garden with a screened driveway which provides an array of parking linking the property to a similarly well-proportioned detached triple garaging complex and range of wisteria clad brick/timber outbuildings
porch Substantial covered porch with Herringbone floor. Panelled hardwood door with side panels opening through to:
Reception lobby Panelled walls and ceiling. Herringbone brick floor. Small pane glazed door opening though to:
Reception hall With turnaround stairs incorporating a half landing ascending to the first floor. Deep understairs store cupboard. Further l-shaped understairs store cupboard with a covered entrance and access to cloakroom.
Cloakroom Comprised of a low-level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled walls.
Drawing room A naturally well-lit dual aspect room enjoying a fine south and west outlook over the gardens. A room of excellent dimensions featuring a substantial open fireplace with areas of exposed brickwork incorporating a brick capped projecting hearth, the whole set under a rustic wooden beam with display areas and/or log stores. Twin casement doors with characteristic side panels open to a paved seating terrace and gardens beyond. Further small pane double glazed doors in the reception hall open to:
Dining room A garden side dining room with feature display alcove. Further glazed doors with side panels opening to terrace beyond.
Kitchen/breakfast room Fitted with a range of carved wooden store units to both base and high level with surrounding wood capped tiled worksurfaces with discrete surface downlighting. Inset sink with monobloc tap. Inset appliances in the form of a 4 ring halogen hob under a recirculatory canopy fan, together with a base microwave store area and twin eye level ovens. Domestic dishwasher. Concealed full height fridge/freezer. Peninsular breakfast bar with seating area. Built-in dresser comprising further range of base store cupboards and drawers linked overhead by lead light china display cabinets. Exposed ceiling beamwork. Tiled floor. Small pane glazed door to side hall.
Utility room Fitted with a similar range of store cupboards to the kitchen with wood capped tiled worksurfaces. Inset circular sink and drainer. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Floor mounted Potterton Kingfisher mf gas fired boiler for heating and hot water with programme control panel. Tiled floor covering. Tiled walls.
Side hall Tiled floor covering. Part glazed door to storm porch at rear. Access to an integral panelled workshop/store and an adjacent wood panelled freezer room.
Garden room A naturally well-lit dual aspect room incorporating an open bay to side with glazed double doors with side panels opening to full-width paved seating terrace and gardens beyond. Tiled floor covering.
On the first floor
landing Access to overhead roof void via a pull-down aluminium ladder.
Principal suite Comprised of:
Master bedroom A fine, dual aspect room featuring a lancet style glazed door leading to a balcony to side with corresponding balustrade. Fitted with an extensive range of wardrobe store cupboards.
En suite bathroom A sizeable bathroom comprising a part sunk panelled bath set in a tiled surround with an adjacent enclosed shower, together with a pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC and bidet. Tiled walls.
Guest suite Walk through dressing room leading to:
Bedroom 2 Affording a fine outlook across the gardens.
Bedroom 3 A dual aspect bedroom with fitted wardrobe cupboards, currently utilised as a study.
Bedroom 4 Incorporating a walk-through dressing room and fitted range of cupboards. Views across the garden.
Family bathroom Comprised of a panelled bath with matching pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC and bidet. Contrasting tiled walls.
Outside The property is approached off Church Lane over a rising gated gravelled driveway which provides ample areas of unobstructed parking suitable for numerous vehicles, linking to: Triple garage/workshop A sizeable detached triple garage/workshop complex set in a projecting concrete apron with ornamental wall to one side and walk-through facility leading to:
Outbuildings An extensive range of timber-built outbuildings surmounted by a mono pitched corrugated roof that features an aged wisteria. Projecting paved apron retained by raised ornamental beds.
Gardens The majority of the gardens are situated to the immediate south and west of the property enjoying a fine protected, sheltered, southerly aspect which affords the occupants an exceptionally high degree of privacy and seclusion so rarely found in a central town property. The boundaries are clearly defined by ornamental evergreen hedgework with the backdrop of a spectacular array of mature rhododendrons, camellias and specimen shrubs, a number of which are underplanted with a variety of spring bulbs for early colour and interest. Adjacent to the property is a full width, fully paved Herringbone seating terrace accessed from the drawing room, dining room and garden room, the terrace overlooking an ornamental pond set in a paved and rockery style surround. To one side paved pathways link to a nursery bed with an aluminium framed greenhouse set against a rendered southerly wall. Set within the northern boundary is gated access that offers the occupants a historic Right of Way that links the property to the bustling High Street.
Services 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 this office continue along the High Street turning left onto Church Lane. Continue down Church Lane turning left into the gravelled splay that fronts the small run of garaging. Continue past the garaging into the long gravelled drive that ultimately serves the property.
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