An individual detached period cottage of undoubted character and charm. Listed Grade II the property has been beautifully restored and enlarged under the auspices of the current owners, the whole being done to an exacting specification.
Arranged over 2 floors the extensive ground floor features a traditional flagstone hall with some fine exposed polished oak floors throughout, and open fireplaces complemented by a modern painted wood kitchen that serves a rear hall/study and fine quality Garden Room.
Externally the cottage has a good area of gravelled parking to the fore and a generous Oak framed double garage, whilst to the rear, the garden enclosed on all sides provides privacy and seclusion with extensive sun terraces and tracts of lawn interspersed with ornamental borders.
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
Central gabled porch incorporating a part glazed wood panelled door opening to:
Cloaks hanging area to side. Traditional flag stone floor.
A naturally well-lit dual aspect room overlooking the drive approach. Feature open fireplace with a wood-capped, projecting, raised tiled hearth with rustic mantel over and a range of display shelving to side. Picture rail. Exposed wooden floor throughout. Part glazed panelled door opens to:
Fitted with a comprehensive range of floor mounted painted wood cabinets with blackened granite worksurfaces over with ceramic sink and carved wooden drainer. Integrated dishwasher. Built-in 2 ring Neff hob adjacent to a cream, enamelled gas fired aga. Space for an American style fridge/freezer. Access to a useful pantry/under stairs store cupboard. Central island unit set under a traditional woodblock worksurface over. Exposed wooden floor. Opening suitable to take bi-fold doors to:
A splendid reception room built of painted hardwood with double glazed panelling, the whole set under a characteristic pitched roof with electric fanlight venting having a series of double doors opening to the gardens and adjacent paved seating terrace. Tiled floor covering.
A cosy reception room situated to the fore with return door to the entrance lobby. A traditional open fire currently incorporating a Clearview wood burning stove with a projecting tiled hearth with a carved rustic wood surround. Range of base store cupboards to side. 2 Wall light points. Exposed wooden floor.
A naturally well-lit dual aspect room situated to the fore. 2 Wall light points.
With space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer set under a woodblock worksurface. Circular ceramic sink with pillar style taps. Secondary eye level Neff oven with full height cupboard to side incorporating a Worcester Bosch gas fired boiler. Low-level WC with concealed cistern. Exposed wooden floor.
On The First Floor
Recessed ceiling lights. Doors to:
Situated to the fore featuring a traditional register style open fireplace with a projecting hearth and a simple, carved rustic wood surround. Picture rail. Original exposed wooden floor. Wall light point. Walk-in deep double wardrobe cupboard with hanging. Door to:
En Suite Bathroom
Fitted with a contemporary suite comprising a low-level WC with concealed cistern and sculpted, wall-mounted wash hand basin. Ball and claw style bath with tiled, enclosed shower cubicle featuring a drencher style head and glazed side screen. Painted wood panelling to dado height with further areas of open display shelving with base store cupboards under. Heated ladder style towel rail. Tiled floor covering. Recessed ceiling lights. Wall light point.
Situated to the rear of the property.
Situated to the fore with built-in single wardrobe cupboard. Access to overhead roof void. Painted wood panelling to walls. Picture rail. Original exposed wooden floor.
Fitted with a modern contemporary suite comprising a low-level WC and sculpted, wall-mounted wash hand basin. Walk-in tiled double shower cubicle featuring a drencher style head and glazed side screen. Heated ladder style towel rail. Exposed ceiling beamwork. Recessed ceiling lights. Tiled floor covering.
Approached off the road over a sweeping gravelled driveway providing ample areas of unobstructed parking suitable for a number of vehicles, the driveway in turn linking the cottage to a fine detached Oak framed double garage set under a steep pitched roof with gated access either side leading to an enclosed, sheltered mainly lawned garden with clearly defined close board fence boundaries affording a sense of privacy and seclusion. Adjacent to the property are extensive areas of paving in the form of a sheltered courtyard area with ornamental herbaceous borders providing colour and interest throughout the seasons. Within the curtilage of the gardens is a part glazed painted summer house with a gravelled surround with shallow steps descending to a paved seating terrace.
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.
From our office in the High Street continue out of the town along St Thomas Street and head towards Pennington. Pass over the roundabout adjacent to the Shell garage and continue to the parade of shops at Fox Pond. Turn right into South Street and continue through the village of Pennington until you join Ramley Road. Myrtle Farm Cottage will be on the right hand side just after the entrance to Paton Gardens.
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