The family home lies in an un-adopted gravel drive in the village of Ashley. New Milton and Barton on Sea lie to the west and Hordle/Downton to the east with the coast within a mile. New Milton is a lively country town of great charm and character set among tranquil country lanes on the edge of the New Forest with a wide selection of shops, restaurants and public houses. Walking over the golf course to the sea is the seaside town of Barton on Sea famous for its scenic stretch of coastline with safe swimming and from the golf course are views from Milford on Sea to Hurst Castle and the Isle of Wight’s famous Needles. There are excellent independent schools within easy reach including Ballard School and Durlston Court School. Nearby there is an eventing and livery yard and excellent riding, walking and cycling in the area and throughout the Forest. There are railway stations at New Milton, Sway and Hinton Admiral and locally some of the finest sailing around the Island and the Solent.
This modern family home was built in 2014 to a high specification. The entrance hall has stairs to the first floor, under stairs storage cupboard and cloakroom. The double aspect living room has a feature brick fireplace with wood burning stove, bi-fold doors onto the patio and lawned rear garden. The family room has a window giving an attractive outlook to the front. The stunning kitchen/dining area is the ideal family room with a triple aspect, fully tiled flooring and a good range of solid wood wall and base units with granite worktops. Appliances include an instant hot water tap, a range cooker with extractor fan above, integrated AEG dishwasher, AEG washing machine, wine fridge and an integrated tall AEG fridge/freezer. There is a centre island with large pan drawers and a door leads to the driveway and rear garden.
On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, three with a good range of built in storage and the master benefiting from a large en-suite shower. On the landing there is a large loft hatch with pull down ladder and boiler cupboard with a Worcester boiler and airing cupboard with ample shelving. The fully tiled bathroom with large walk in shower completes the family accommodation.
Double wooden gates open on to a large area of block paving with ample off road parking for 4/5 vehicles and gives access to the garage. There is also an area of lawn surrounded by fencing and hedging. To the rear of the property is a large area of paved patio with steps leading up to a lawned area with raised beds and fencing to the boundaries.
Living in New Milton
New Milton is in a prime location between the New Forest and the coast and home to award-winning Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa, the luxurious country house hotel.
This bustling market town attracts families, drawn by its strong community, range of facilities and excellent schooling provision. There are acclaimed independents, including Durlston Court and Ballard School, while the state school offering is also strong: New Milton Junior is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted and New Milton Infants and The Arnewood School (11-19 Academy) are both rated ‘outstanding’.
Facilities include a town centre with weekly market, a selection of brands, from Boots to Costas, and good independents, such as Smith Bradbeers department store. There’s also the Forest Arts Centre, a venue with a lively mixed programme that includes established and emerging comedy acts, theatre, music, from folk to jazz, and workshops for children and adults. The health and leisure centre has a swimming pool, gym, badminton and squash courts, and a timetable of exercise classes. In addition there is a range of activities and clubs on offer in the area from angling to tai chi, as well as bowling, football and tennis clubs and more.
Property comprises mostly detached houses on tree-lined avenues with parks and recreation grounds including a skatepark– overall a pleasant and comfortable environment for families.
Ashley, New Milton
- 4 Bedrooms:
- 2 Bathrooms:
- 2 Living Rooms:
A stunning modern four bedroom family home built in 2014 and situated in a rural setting within one and a half miles from New Milton town centre. Barton on Sea clifftop and beach and the open forest of the New Forest National Park are both within easy reach. The property benefits from a stunning kitchen/dining area, a large lounge with feature fireplace, a family room, four double bedrooms, off road parking and a landscaped rear garden. Energy Efficiency Rating: B
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- 01590 674 222
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