The property is approached via a gravelled driveway leading to the garage storage and two parking bays.
From the front door, sandstone pathway leads to the south-westerly gardens, which are mainly laid to lawn, bordered with shrubbery and flower bed.
Barton on Sea is a quiet residential area in a stunning coastal setting with beach and clifftop views across Christchurch Bay, sweeping from Hurst Castle to Hengistbury Head. The sand and shingle beach is popular with dog walkers while the cliff top attracts paragliders.
Barton has a history dating back to Anglo Saxon times, however it developed relatively recently. Apart from a row of old coastguard cottages, it mostly comprises avenues and closes of mid-century and modern family homes, chalets, imaginative new builds and substantial houses on leafy Barton Common Road.
Popular with retirees, Barton has been discovered by young families, attracted by the relaxed outdoorsy lifestyle, with coast on one side and New Forest on the other, plus good state and independent schools; these include Durlston Court and Ballard School, both rated ‘excellent’.
Facilities include clifftop restaurants and Barton on Sea Golf Club, a 27-hole clifftop course. Barton also benefits from the extensive amenities of neighbouring New Milton. Among these are a mainline station with train services to London in around two hours, arts centre, selection of shops ranging from an M&S food store to a traditional department store and weekly market.
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:
- 2 Living Rooms:
Stunning character home which has been sympathetically modernised, encompassing original features throughout. Finished with quality fittings, this desirable cottage comprises generous accommodation, including four bedrooms, two bathrooms and two reception rooms, situated within low maintenance south-westerly gardens and only a short walk from Barton on Sea clifftop. The property further benefits from a single garage and off-road parking.