The house is set nicely back from Woodlands Road which is itself a quiet residential road in this popular coastal village. Less than 400 metres away is Barton on Sea’s superb open cliff top with superb coastal views which is ideal for dog walks or games with the family. From here there are paths down to the beach where there are beach huts and sheltered coves ideal for swimming. Barton on Sea also has excellent restaurants including the Cliff House which is the ideal spot for a meal or relaxing drinks overlooking the water. There is a post office and general store as well as two cliff top cafes that are less than a level half mile walk away. Nearby New Milton caters for most daily requirements and also has a mainline railway station offering direct services to London Waterloo in just under 2 hours. The New Forest lies just to the north with unrivalled walks and cycle rides. There are well established sailing clubs at both Keyhaven, Christchurch and Lymington and golf courses at Barton on Sea, Highcliffe and Brockenhurst.
This attractive double fronted house is well presented and offers sensibly arranged accommodation over two floors. The front door opens to an entrance hall that opens onto all principal reception rooms and provides access to the first floor. There is a large living room with a central fireplace and gas flame effect fire. There are double doors leading from the living room into the family/dining room which in turn has sliding doors to a superb centrally heated conservatory which overlooks the garden. Also on the ground floor is a study and a generous kitchen/breakfast room that has been recently updated and is beautifully finished with built in appliances as well as sliding doors to the garden. Off the kitchen is a utility room with back door to outside and there is a separate wc.
Upstairs there are four double bedrooms, one of which is currently arranged as a storage/dressing room. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom comprising panelled bath, separate shower cubicle, wash hand basin and wc. There is also a family shower room comprising corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin and wc.
The house is approached through wrought iron gates leading to a block paviour drive providing ample parking adjacent to the house. There is a double garage with an electrically operated up & over door and the front garden is attractively planted with flowering shrubs. The main garden lies to the rear of the house and is also beautifully planted. It is mainly laid to lawn with flowering shrub borders, a superb terrace adjacent to the house and a summer house at the far end of the garden.
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
- 4 Bedrooms:
- 2 Bathrooms:
- 3 Living Rooms:
A well presented detached house on a quiet road in this popular location less than 400 metres from Barton on Sea's beautiful coastline and offering ample parking, a double garage and a generous well planted garden. No chain. EPR: D.
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