Entrance porch leads to the impressive entrance hallway featuring original wood block flooring and beautiful stained-glass windows. The hallway provides access to all the ground floor rooms and also includes an understairs WC.
The spacious living room offers dual aspects, allowing ample natural and features an open fire with a stone surround, which serves as an appealing focal point in the room.
A separate dining room offering ample space for furniture and further benefits a feature bay window overlooking the front aspect.
At the rear of the property, there is a spacious kitchen/dining room featuring quarry tiling flooring throughout. The kitchen is well-equipped with a generous selection of cream wall, floor, and drawer units, complemented by wood effect worksurfaces. The kitchen is fitted with an integrated four-ring electric hob with an extractor fan overhead and a single oven
From the entrance hallway, an elegant L-shaped staircase leads to the part galleried first floor landing and features oversized windows offering pleasant views of the rear gardens
The primary bedroom suite is generously proportioned and offers ample space for bedroom furniture and includes a notable feature fireplace. Additionally, the suite benefits from a spacious three-piece en suite
The property offers three additional double bedrooms which are serviced via a three-piece family bathroom suite
Access to the property is granted through a spacious sweeping in and out carriage-style driveway, which offers ample off-road parking for multiple vehicles. This driveway leads to a substantial detached double garage and a separate “home office” space, providing flexibility for various uses.
The rear gardens are a notable highlight of the property, featuring expansive areas of well-maintained lawn and are enhanced by the with the use of mature trees and shrubbery, which creates a sense of privacy and seclusion.
There is sufficient space available to retain the existing property while also considering the development of the garage into an additional dwelling, subject to meeting the required planning conditions.
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
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Located on a generous 0.4 acre plot, this double-fronted 1930’s detached residence showcases original Art Deco features and occupies a prominent position on a sought-after tree-lined avenue. Situated within walking distance of the Barton on Sea cliff top and New Milton train station, the property boasts a spacious 2,300 sqft of living accommodation. The unusually large plot provides significant potential for extension and the double garage offers the opportunity to create a detached annex. Energy Performance Rating: E