The property is conveniently situated on the Sway Road, within 0.5 miles of Brockenhurst, a bustling village in the heart of the forest lying between Lyndhurst and the Georgian town of Lymington. The property sits in the heart of Brockenhurst village centre within the New Forest National Park. The village 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 Georgian coastal town of Lymington is only 4 miles to the south with its famous Saturday country market, extensive yachting facilities and ferry service to the Isle of Wight. To the north is the village of Lyndhurst and Junction 1 of the M27 motorway which links to the M3, giving access to London.
The property offers an attractive red brick and white render façade set under a tile hung roof.
A good size porch with double wooden doors and windows set either side opens into a capacious reception hall with limestone flooring and stairs ascending to the first floor.
The superb double aspect sitting room features oak flooring, a Jetmaster fire place with polished stone surround and slate hearth and French doors opening out onto the sunny Porcelain tiled terrace area.
The large, open plan kitchen/breakfast room enjoys stunning views across the garden and is fitted with a comprehensive range of modern wall and base units and a separate island unit, all with granite work surfaces and built-in appliances.
Open to the kitchen is a superb, double aspect, vaulted garden/dining room with feature modern wood burner and views to the garden. From here, double doors open out onto the rear terrace.
Further rooms to this level include a utility room off the kitchen, providing access to the rear terrace and double garage, cloakroom and a useful study/office overlooking the front aspect.
To the first floor, a landing area links to five double bedrooms, two of which benefit from en-suite facilities and a family bathroom.
The impressive master bedroom suite features a separate dressing room, large en-suite shower/bathroom and Juliet balcony offering elevated views across the garden and paddock.
The principle guest bedroom features a separate dressing area, en-suite shower room and views across the front and rear aspects.
The three remaining bedrooms are all doubles, with two of them featuring built-in wardrobes.
Stairs from the first floor lead to the second floor which comprises of a substantial bedroom, which is currently utilised as a television/family room and a separate shower room.
A wooden five bar gate opens across a cattle grid onto a large shingle driveway offering ample off road parking. There is access to the rear garden from both sides of the property as well as access from the driveway to the integral double garage with electric up and over door.
Abutting and extending across the rear of the house is a magnificent, recently fitted Porcelain tile terrace offering a fantastic space for entertaining large parties or outdoor dining, whilst enjoying the delightful westerly views across the garden and paddock land beyond. The terrace extends across to an additional recreational area with Astroturf lawn and hot tub.
The main area of garden offers a large area of level lawn ideal for family recreation. The garden is flanked by an array of mature shrubs and trees. A gate at the rear of the garden opens into a separate paddock extending to approximately 1.35 acres and benefiting from a wooden stable block that comprises two stables and a tack room. The property is situated within easy riding distance of the open forest, making this property ideal for an equine enthusiast. NB: Please note the property benefits from commoners rights and a stable block with power within the paddock.
Energy Performance Rating: C Current: 74 Potential: 79
Council Tax Band: G
Services: Mains water, gas and electricity – private drainage
Living in Brockenhurst
It is Brockenhurst’s mainline station (service into London Waterloo approximately 90 minutes) that turns the dream of a country idyll into reality for those working up in London and makes Brockenhurst village a property hot spot.
Brockenhurst is the largest village in the New Forest, a thriving and lively mix of community and cachet, quality and quirky with all the necessary essentials of a proper working village - butcher, bakery and greengrocer, full quota of cafes and tea houses, plus services such as doctor, dentist and post office. Work into the equation the unexpected and the glamorous: premier golf course, luxurious spa and top restaurants such as The Pig (the first in the group of hip country house hotels) and Cambium (fine dining at Careys Manor)... It all makes Brockenhurst a gem in the heart of the Forest.
Property ranges from Edwardian villas to thatched timber-framed cottages, and imaginative new builds to old Forest lodges. Many properties have access or views to open Forest and almost all are within walking distance of the station. Looking for an Estate Agent in Brockenhurst? Spencers are here to help.
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VIRTUAL TOUR - An impressive six bedroom detached family residence set in gardens and paddock land with stable block extending to approximately 1.88 acres. The property offers beautifully configured accommodation extending to almost 4,000sqft and further benefits from an integral double garage. Energy Efficiency Rating: C
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