Gorse Cottage is situated opposite the open forest close to Hatchet Pond and within close proximity of Beaulieu village centre and Bucklers Hard. The Georgian market town of Lymington lies to the west with its marinas and yacht clubs. There is also a popular marina at nearby Buckler’s Hard. The Beaulieu River Sailing Club is within one mile and offers opportunities for sailing enthusiasts, as well as the Royal Southampton Yacht Club in nearby St Leonard’s.
The property is accessed via a five-bar wooden gate with cattle grid entrance which leads you onto the front gravel driveway allowing for parking for three or four cars. The gravel driveway is encased by lovely hedgerow and mature trees that borders the property with a pedestrian access gate leading you straight over to the open forest.
Side access through the large garage leads you onto the rear garden that is also accessed via the family/garden room of the main house. Stretching over 150 ft of garden that is mostly laid to lawn with a lovely easterly approach allowing for ample daylight by its pure size.
A patio area also sits just off the doors from the house allowing for al fresco dining and sitting area giving you the perfect opportunity to enjoy all the garden has to offer.
The main front door immediately walks into the lobby area with doors that filter into both the sitting room and dining room, both offering spacious accommodation.
The double aspect dining room sits at the front of the property which houses the stairs up to the first floor and also gives you access to a useful utility room and downstairs w/c.
The sitting room also sits at the front of the property with double aspect views toward the open forest and has the benefit of a feature fireplace.
Double doors at the rear then lead you into a further family room and garden room which gives you access to the lovely patio and garden, making this the ideal entertaining and family room with its capability of being fully open or divided off into different rooms.
A large kitchen/breakfast room offering ample storage sits at the rear of the property providing stunning views over the lengthy rear garden through the large window that sits just above the double sink unit.
Side access from the kitchen leads you outside where you are immediately met with your access into a large garage measuring over 30 ft in length.
Carpeted stairs from the dining room lead you to the first floor where all the bedroom accommodation can be found.
Two double bedrooms sit at the front of the property both offering lovely views over the open forest.
A four-piece family bathroom sits just beyond this where you can also find ample hallway storage cupboards.
Bedroom four also provides ample space to allow for a double bed with further built in storage cupboards and views over the garden.
The principal bedroom sits at the rear of the property with built in storage units and a three-piece en suite shower room.
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.
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Positioned opposite the open forest on a desirable no through lane, an idyllic four-bedroom family home offered to the market with no forward chain. With over 1700 sq ft of spacious living accommodation as well as enjoying views across the New Forest and having a generous well tended rear garden, large tandem garage and ample parking. Situated close to Beaulieu village, Lymington town and Brockenhurst village with it's mainline railway links to London (Waterloo).