A picket fence with a pedestrian gate leads via a path to the front door. Further secured gates lead down the side of the house giving access to the rear garden and the outbuildings at the rear. A raised terrace provides a lovely seating area. There is ample off street parking set to the front.

The rear garden is predominantly terraced with a variety of areas ideal for seating and outside dining and a selection of outbuildings ideal for storage.

The main 25’ outbuilding sits at the rear of the garden and is currently used as an area for Dog Grooming and includes further sections such as a storeroom, garage/workshop and two further rooms upstairs accessed via a stairwell ideal for further storage. With plumbing and electrics, this element of the property offers fantastic potential for a multitude of uses to a potential buyer.

The popular village of Bartley is situated within the boundaries of the New Forest National Park offering acres of beautiful countryside to enjoy. A wide range of amenities are close at hand including Bartley junior school, village hall, shop, hairdressers and local pubs. A large superstore is located within three miles with Lyndhurst, Totton and Ashurst nearby providing further amenities. The M27 is less than 3 miles away providing fast road links to London, the South Coast and beyond. Mainline rail links can be found at either Totton or Ashurst with direct services to London Waterloo.

A covered storm porch provides access into a welcoming front reception room with feature fireplace with woodburner, currently being used as the dining room and further benefits from patio doors leading out to a front terrace. This room opens up into a large kitchen with island and doors that flow into the conservatory and a separate door leads to the rear garden.

The stylish kitchen offers an array of units, with wooden worksurfaces offering extensive storage. A range of appliances sit within the kitchen offering built in dishwasher, butler style sink and free-standing range cooker and space for utilities. Velux windows set in the vaulted ceiling allow for a light and airy space.

A conservatory with tiled flooring offers a lovely relaxing space with French doors leading onto the rear garden and further French doors that connect to the main reception room.

The sitting room stretches to the front of the property offering fantastic living space with feature brick-built fireplace with inset log burner and wooden floors throughout.

The first floor landing provides access to all three well-proportioned bedrooms as well as a newly fitted three-piece family shower room which services bedroom two and three.

The principal bedroom has double aspect views and offers spacious bedroom accommodation with open en suite facilities including a double ended bath, shower and a his and hers sink vanity unit.

Living in Minstead

Minstead is a perfect village in miniature. Tucked down a maze of country lanes and surrounded by woodland, it is tranquil and unspoiled, yet surprisingly and accessibly close to junction one of the M27 at Cadnam.

For a small village it punches well above its size in terms of community and history. Overlooking its delightful green is a popular country inn, The Trusty Servant Inn, and a village shop and cafe tea room that serves as a community hub. There’s also a quirky parish church which is the resting place of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes. Nearby are what are thought to be two of the oldest oak trees in the Forest as well as the Rufus Stone, marking the spot where King William II was shot by an arrow.

There’s a busy village hall (the largest in the Forest) which hosts regular antiques and collectors’ markets and the Minstead Players. However, what makes Minstead particularly special are its community-minded organisations including Minstead Study Centre with its sustainability focus and Minstead Training Trust which also runs Furzey Gardens - first planted in 1922 they are ablaze with colour in spring and feature an award-wining garden and ‘fairy doors’ among the trees.

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£550,000

Bartley, Southampton

  • Bedrooms Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms Bathrooms: 2
  • Receptions Living Rooms: 2

A semi-detached three bedroom home which has been extended by the current owners, situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac with direct access to the open forest and with the benefit of Forest Rights.

This deceptively spacious home has off-road parking, a large outbuilding and a good size enclosed rear garden. Nestled in the heart of the New Forest in Bartley with excellent amenities and schooling close by.


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