To the front aspect, a pedestrian gate opens onto a low maintenance front garden with planted beds set either side of a pathway leading to the front door.
The front garden is bounded by established hedge borders and wraps around to an area of garden to the side, which again features established plant beds.
Access leads off Furzey Lane and along the side of the property to a five bar gate opening onto an area of off road parking.
The lovely south westerly rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn with established borders and a gate to the rear opening directly onto the open forest.
Adjoining the rear of the property is a path leading to the rear entrance and providing a small seating area.
Set within the rear garden is a detached tin barn, a workshop and a covered wood store.
The rear garden abuts the open forest to the side and rear aspects with wonderful far reaching and uninterrupted views across the forest land.
Energy Performance Rating: F
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage.
Built by the late owner’s father, this lovely part cob cottage, has been in the same family ownership for the last 90 years, with a further extension added in the 1980’s.
A small covered porch with wooden front door opens into an entrance hall linking to the main living and bedroom accommodation.
Set either side of the entrance hall are two bedrooms, one of which is double aspect with views across the front garden and open forest to the side. The other bedroom enjoys views across the front garden and benefits from a feature fireplace.
The principle living areas comprise a sitting room and a dining room, both of which feature solid fuel open fireplaces which supply the heating and views across to the open forest. From the sitting room, there are steps leading up to a loft room with a window to the rear.
The kitchen features a range of wall and base fitted units and a window to the side, with door out to the garden and views to the open forest beyond.
Set off the kitchen, is a small rear lobby area linking to the family bathroom housing an airing cupboard.
NB. The property offers potential for enlargement/development to create additional living/bedroom accommodation if required (Subject to the relevant consents being granted).
The property enjoys a prime Beaulieu location being situated on and enjoying direct access to the open forest. The nearby Beaulieu village features a pretty high street steeped in history, with a range of local amenities and facilities including restaurants, tearooms, a garden centre and a primary school. The much famed Beaulieu River offers recreational facilities and extends out to the Solent which links to the Isle of Wight. The Beaulieu River Sailing Club offers opportunities for sailing enthusiasts, as well as the Royal Southampton Yacht Club in nearby St Leonard’s. The Georgian market town of Lymington lies approximately 5 miles to the west with its marinas and yacht clubs. Approximately 4 miles away is Brockenhurst village which offers a mainline railway station with direct links to London Waterloo in approximately 90 minutes and a good local community of shops and restaurants. The property lies in an ideal location for easy access to the nearby city centre of Southampton, which offers a comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and educational facilities, a direct rail link to London Waterloo in approximately 70 minutes and an airport flying to a number of national and international destinations.
Living in Beaulieu
Beaulieu, as its name suggests, is beautiful. This village is a jewel of the New Forest, sitting prettily beside the River Beaulieu with Palace House, the seat of the Montagu family, as backdrop. This is an estate village which has been in the keeping of the Montagu family for 477 years. Today Beaulieu is familiar worldwide for the National Motor Museum, but the village attracts visitors, too. It has a quaint High Street of smart independents in pretty brick and timber-framed period properties, including art gallery, chocolate studio, floral designer, plus gift shops, tea room, village stores, garden centre, community garden and the village school (rated ‘good’ by Ofsted).
Beaulieu is also home to Beaulieu Garage (specialising in classic and vintage cars) and Terrace Restaurant at the Montagu Arms, the only restaurant in the New Forest to hold a Michelin Star. Along the road towards picturesque Hatchet Pond is Beaulieu Organic Farm Shop.
As for property, there are some good-sized period country houses, while Dock Lane, which runs alongside the river, is considered one of the most prestigious addresses in the Forest with a selection of stunning architect-designed modern builds.
£495,000 Offers In Excess Of
- 2 Bedrooms:
- 1 Bathrooms:
- 2 Living Rooms:
OFFERS BY INFORMAL TENDER - DEADLINE: 30TH AUGUST AT 12PM - A one-off opportunity to purchase a charming detached cottage which enjoys a fantastic position on the open forest in Beaulieu. The property offers considerable scope for development (STPP) and further benefits from a delightful south west facing garden with stunning views across the adjoining open forest and off-road parking within the property boundary. Energy Performance Rating: F
Spencers Brockenhurst Office
- 01590 622 551
56 Brookley Road