Grounds & Gardens
To the front aspect, double wooden gates, with a separate pedestrian gate open across a cattle grid onto a gravel driveway offering off road parking for multiple vehicles, as well as an electric charger/pod point.
The garden adjoins the end of the driveway to the front and extends down the southern side of the house to a large area of level lawn to the rear, divided in two by a hedgerow.
A paved terrace with attractive pergola over abuts the side of the house and extends round to a seating area, which is part covered to the rear.
The grounds are surrounded by well stocked plant beds, with established hedgerow borders and panelled fencing defining the boundaries.
In total, the grounds attributed to the property extend to approximately 0.35 acres.
Energy Performance Rating: E
Services: Mains electricity and water. Oil fired heating and private drainage
A composite door with glazed inserts opens into a welcoming, triple aspect reception lobby with slate tiled flooring and a wooden front door opening into the main reception hallway.
The hallway offers a range of built-in storage cupboards with an inset bench seat, engineered oak flooring and doors opening into the principal ground floor living spaces.
The double aspect sitting room is set at the front of the property and features a woodburning stove set within a classic Victorian surround of limestone and a honed black granite back and hearth, plantation blinds, engineered oak flooring and double doors opening out to the side garden.
From here, a door leads back into the hallway and separate doors open into a double aspect family room with plantation blinds, engineered oak flooring and double doors into the garden room.
At the end of the hallway and also accessed from the family room is a dining room with built-in storage cupboards and understairs storage. The dining room is open to the kitchen, which is fitted with a modern range of units and built-in appliances, including a double oven and an induction hob with extractor above. There is also space within the kitchen for a full size American fridge freezer and an under counter dishwasher.
From the kitchen, a door opens into a triple aspect garden room, which in turn opens out onto the rear terrace. Also accessed from the kitchen is a good size utility room with built-in storage and space and plumbing for appliances.
The ground floor layout is completed by a stylishly fitted cloakroom set off the hallway and a superb gym area formed from a converted garage, offering options for a variety of uses.
To the first floor, a landing area links to four good size double bedrooms and a multipurpose room/occasional bedroom to the rear. All of the bedrooms offer elevated views across the open forest or garden. The bedrooms are served by two separate bathrooms, both of which feature modern, white suites.
NB. The property currently has granted planning permission for a two storey extension and additional single storey extension to the rear and a pitched roof to existing garage. The current plans facilitate the creation of a magnificent, open plan kitchen/dining room, with a superb principal bedroom suite above and can be viewed online, planning ref no. 20/00750.
The property enjoys a prime Beaulieu location being situated on a no through lane, with miles of open forest opposite. 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.
Looking for an Estate Agent in Beaulieu? Spencers are here to help.
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An impressive four bedroom detached family residence set on a no through lane, in arguably one of the finest positions in the New Forest. The property offers accommodation extending to approximately 2561.8 square feet and further benefits from direct forest views to the front, grounds of about 0.35 acres and granted planning permission for a two storey extension to the rear. Energy Performance Rating: E
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