The property is situated in the highly sought after location of Meerut Road, directly opposite the open forest offering extensive options for riding and walking. Brockenhurst village centre is easily accessible, offering a mainline railway station with direct links to London Waterloo and a good local community of shops and restaurants.
Approximately four miles to the South is the Georgian market town of Lymington with its extensive yachting facilities, ferry service to Yarmouth, Isle of Wight and its famous Saturday county market.
To the North is the village of Lyndhurst and Junction 1 of the M27 motorway which links to the M3 giving access to London.
A covered entrance porch opens via a solid wood front door into the entrance hall, with stairs leading to the first floor landing, an under stairs storage cupboard, separate coats cupboard and exposed wooden flooring that extends into the light and spacious open plan sitting/dining/kitchen area.
The sitting/dining area features a large front aspect picture window affording panoramic views over the open forest, space for a large table and chairs and a feature fireplace with stone hearth, inset wood burner and slate mantle over.From the dining area, an opening leads through to a stylish kitchen/breakfast area fitted with a comprehensive range of painted wooden units, ample work surface space and an inset one and a half bowel single drainer sink unit. There is a larder style cupboard and a central island with wood block work surface incorporating a breakfast bar and base level storage units. Further to this, there are a range of eye level glazed and open display units, space for an upright fridge/freezer, two built-in ovens, a five ring gas hob with an extractor over and ceramic tiled flooring. From the kitchen, sliding doors open out to the paved sun terrace and garden beyond.
Adjoining the kitchen is a good size utility/boot room fitted with a range of storage units, a woodblock work surface and a stainless steel sink. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer and a door opening out to the rear of the property. There are two built-in double storage cupboards, a cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and a door leading to a shower room which has under floor heating and a white suite comprising a tiled shower cubicle, large wash basin, WC and a heated towel rail.
Stairs from the hallway lead up to the generous first floor landing. The landing benefits from a large picture window offering stunning views and doors leading to three generous bedrooms, two of which have magnificent views across the open forest. The family bathroom enjoys under floor heating and comprises a panel enclosed bath with mains fed shower over, a vanity unit with wash basin and WC.A further staircase leads to the second floor, where a door leads to the magnificent master suite featuring an attractive vaulted ceiling with roof windows, exposed oak beams and French doors opening onto a balcony enjoying wonderful elevated views across the open forest. There are two built-in double wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom with a panel and tiled enclosed bath, vanity unit with wash basin over, WC. and under floor heating. A further door leads to a dressing room that can be utilised as a study.
NB. The property further features solar panelling, which we understand from the vendor Contributes significantly towards the electricity costs
GROUNDS & GARDENS
A gravelled driveway from the road provides off road parking and access via a five bar gate to the main driveway, which extends down the side of the house to provide additional parking for numerous vehicles.
The adjoining front garden is laid to lawn with well stocked shrub and flower beds and pretty picket fence borders.
The front of the property enjoys direct and stunning views across the lane to miles of open forest beyond.
Adjoining and extending across the width of the property is a paved seating/barbeque terrace providing an ideal space for outdoor dining. Set above and back from the terrace is the grass flat roof, which can be seen from the first and second floor.
The private and secluded rear garden enjoys a delightful southerly aspect and is predominantly laid to lawn with attractive planted borders.
Set within the rear garden is a secondary seating/sofa area with feature lighting and a timber summer house.
Energy Performance Rating: C
Services: All mains services
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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- 3 Bathrooms:
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Offering spectacular far reaching views across the open forest, this beautifully presented four double bedroom detached family home is set in a prime Brockenhurst location, within easy reach of the village. The property has been skilfully refurbished and extended in recent times and enjoys a stunning open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room and a magnificent master bedroom suite with vaulted ceilings and a balcony overlooking the forest. Further benefits include a southerly rear garden, off road parking and holiday let income potential. Energy Performance Rating: C
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