The house sits in one of the prime coastal positions in the area with uninterrupted views through over 180 degrees from the Isle of Wight in the east to the Purbeck hills in the west and sea views to the horizon in between. The house is situated towards the end of a no-through road and as a result experiences very little passing traffic. To the front of the house is Barton’s renowned cliff top which is a beautiful green space ideal for dog walking and provides access to the beaches and. Barton on Sea is a well regarded village with delightful beaches and coastal walks as well as being within easy reach of the open spaces of the New Forest. Barton on Sea has a range of popular cafes, bars and restaurants including the Beachcomber Cafe, Pebble Beach and the Cliff House all of which enjoy glorious sea views. There is also a convenience store and newsagent in the village. Nearby is the town of New Milton which caters for most daily requirements as well as having a railway services with direct services to London Waterloo in less than two hours. To the north of New Milton lie the wide open spaces of the New Forest and further excellent walks and rides. For sailors, there are excellent facilities nearby as the house lies between the harbours at Christchurch, Mudeford and Lymington. Larger centres are also nearby with both Bournemouth and Southampton offering excellent shopping and entertainment facilities.
This unique south facing house is highly impressive and the accommodation has been arranged to take full advantage of its glorious views. The large sitting room, dining room and kitchen / breakfast room are located on the first floor and there are therefore elevated views from the rooms where one can enjoy them most. The master bedroom suite occupies the entire top floor and has French windows opening onto a balcony with stupendous views to the horizon. Also on the top floor is an en-suite shower room. On the ground floor, there are four double bedrooms one of which has an en suite shower room. There is also a family bathroom and a further separate shower room. Also on the ground floor is a conservatory that runs along the rear of the house and can also be accessed from one of the bedrooms.
The front door opens to a large porch with a built in cupboard for coats and boots. Beyond this lies a wide hall that provides access to the four double bedrooms on the ground floor, one of which is currently arranged as a study. There is one shower room and one bathroom as well as an en suite shower room leading off one of the rear bedrooms. There are two further storage cupboards and three of the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. To the rear of the house is an impressive conservatory which overlooks the garden & pool as well as providing access to the utility room.
From the hall, stairs lead to the first floor which features a superb sitting room that is flooded with light and enjoys views both over the garden and out to sea. There is a gas fireplace forming a further focal point and French windows open onto a large south facing balcony with outstanding views.
Approached over a large drive there is ample parking for numerous cars as well as access to an adjoining garage with an up and over electric door. The rear garden is extensive and forms an important part of the property. The conservatory on the ground floor opens onto a large paved terrace that surrounds a curved, heated swimming pool. There is ample space around the pool for entertaining and al fresco dining. Beyond the terrace there is a large level space that is mostly laid to lawn. To the side of the lawn garden and adjacent to the terrace is a timber pool house that contains a changing room and plant room. The garden is sunny through most of the day and provides the perfect space in which to eat, entertain and relax.
Living in Barton on Sea
Barton on Sea enjoys a stunning coastal location with views stretching from Hurst Castle to Hengistbury Head. In addition it benefits from all of the facilities of neighbouring New Milton, such as mainline station, arts centre, weekly market and range of shops.
Although Barton on Sea has a history dating back to Anglo Saxon times it developed relatively recently and comprises mostly avenues and closes of mid-century and later detached family homes, plus a row of old coastguard cottages, substantial properties in big plots with even bigger views on Barton Common Road and some imaginative new builds including town houses.
Traditionally it has been a popular area for those considering retiring, but it also offers a great deal for families with parks and excellent state and independent schooling. New Milton Junior School is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted, while both New Milton Infant School and The Arnewood School (11-19 Academy), are rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. And Durlston Court Preparatory is ranked an impressive number 46 in The Times list of the top 100 independent prep schools. Local facilities include clifftop cafes, a deli and Pebble Beach restaurant which is a Good Food Guide stalwart, plus there’s a 27-hole clifftop golf course with impressive views.
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Barton on Sea, New Milton
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- 4 Bathrooms:
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Occupying a prime waterfront position with panoramic sea views from the Isle of Wight to the Purbecks. Arranged over three floors and designed to maximise the glorious views from every principal room this impressive house is very well presented and features ample off street parking, garaging and a generous garden with a heated swimming pool. The house is in a quiet position at the end of a no-through road and close to popular local amenities. EPC: D
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