Located in a quiet rural lane which eventually leads to picturesque Lymington River. A property in this particular location rarely comes to the market. The Georgian market town of neighbouring Lymington, famed for its river, marinas and yacht clubs, offers a diverse range of shops, educational and leisure amenities all within 2½ miles of the property. A little over 2 miles due north is the similarly popular New Forest village of Brockenhurst that offers a Tertiary College, excellent shopping, a popular Golf Club and useful mainline rail connection (London/Waterloo journey time approximately 90 minutes). The picturesque and tranquil countryside afforded by the Boldre Valley surrounds the enclave.
An attractive front door leads to a welcoming reception hall offering ample storage and access to the extremely spacious lounge/dining room which has quite wonderful views stretching across the formal gardens and paddock beyond. There is a large bay window, French doors leading onto the paved sun terrace and two sets of patio doors leading out to the raised decking which overlooks the adjoining paddock. The kitchen/breakfast room has a full range of wooden fitted storage units, ample work surface areas, space for cooker, fridge/freezer and dishwasher, floor standing boiler and access through to the inner hallway, with a door to the rear and large utility room with plumbing for washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. Additionally, there is a comfortable study/bedroom four, which looks over the front gardens.
The master bedroom is located near the front door and enjoys twin aspects to both front and side, an excellent walk-in dressing room and a large en-suite bathroom with five piece suite comprising a panelled bath, shower cubicle, wash hand basin set in vanity unit, bidet and a wc. The second bedroom affords lovely views across the paddocks and enjoys an en-suite bathroom with panelled enclosed bath with shower over, wash hand basin and W.C. Bedroom three has a fitted cupboard and a view over the rear garden. The main family bathroom completes the accommodation with a primrose suite of bath, basin and wc.
The property is approached from Shallows Lane through electric wooden gates onto a sweeping tarmac driveway which provides ample off road parking which leads to the property and to the extensive garaging. There are three detached garages, 2 of which are doubles and the third which can take up to 4 cars.
Set in a delightful plot of about 3 acres the formal gardens which surround the bungalow are predominantly laid to lawn with the front outlook onto mature shrub borders with a quite stunning array of colourful rhododendrons and azaleas. Adjoins the south side of the bungalow is a raised sun terrace which has glazed screens and a covered pergola.
Post and rail fencing separates the formal gardens from a 2 acre paddock which gently slopes down to the Lymington river. There are 2 stables and a wooden garden store.
Living in Lymington
This vibrant and picturesque Georgian market town, positioned between the Solent, Lymington River and the New Forest, has been a massive draw for many people over the years.
It has always attracted ‘yachties’ as it’s considered the UK’s sailing capital with its boatyards, marinas and sailing clubs. It is also popular with families and retirees escaping London and the Home Counties in search of a better quality of life, often light-heartedly referred to as ‘Richmond by the Sea’. It’s also the choice for many in the New Forest who are considering downsizing, but want to remain in the area.
Lymington is a lively hub. It has a very distinctive centre with many independents (such as Elliotts of Lymington for designer fashion) as well as a strong smattering of top quality names (including Musto and Waitrose). A tasty range of eateries includes cafes, pubs and restaurants – check out two good tapas bars, Elderflower on Quay Hill (the chef is ex-Chewton Glen) and stylish Stanwells House Hotel. And every Saturday the High Street is taken over by a proper, old-fashioned market with everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to flowers and plants, fashion to fishing equipment, and vintage collectables to artisan food producers.
Property ranges from elegant period townhouses in the town centre to big family homes down leafy lanes ‘South of the High Street’ and new waterside development.
Lymington, Boldre, Hampshire
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A four bedroom detached bungalow idyllically positioned off Boldre Lane on a pretty country track which leads down to the river. Located on a large almost three acre plot comprising paddocks, two stables, five garages and exquisite mature gardens. Energy Efficiency Rating: ESave Property
Spencers Lymington Office
- 01590 674 222
74 High Street