The property is situated in a prime position on Balmer Lawn Road, overlooking the open forest, but easily accessible to the centre of the village. Brockenhurst offers a main line rail station serving London Waterloo (approximately 90 minutes), an extensive range of shops and restaurants, a tertiary college, primary school and 18 hole championship golf course.
Approximately ten miles to the south is the Georgian market town of Lymington, renowned for its yachting facilities. Some four miles to the north is the village of Lyndhurst, just beyond which is Junction 1 of the M27 motorway, which links to the M3 and access to London.
You enter through the front door via an open porch to a central hallway, with doors leading to the sitting room, the large kitchen/breakfast room, the dining room and with stairs in front of you leading to the first floor.
The dining room to your left offers convenient access from the kitchen as well as the hallway, and there is a useful utility room on to other side of the kitchen which additionally houses a downstairs WC.
The kitchen itself is the centre of the home with an oil-fired AGA and flagstone flooring and boasts both low and eye level units and views out to the garden.
The sitting room to the other side of the hallway balances the downstairs space perfectly and provides a bright and sunny double aspect room with double doors leading directly to the garden and centres around a lovely feature fireplace. A further flexible room, currently used as a family room, is accessed through the sitting room offering a peaceful space with further duel aspect views. Stairs from the main hallway lead you to the first floor landing which provides access to all the bedrooms, the master of which boasts its own en-suite and ample built in wardrobe space.
Four further double bedrooms are accessed from the landing with two of them sitting at the rear of the property offering stunning views into the garden and forest. A further three piece family bathroom completes the upstairs accommodation.
Surrounded by the open forest, which is directly accessed from a double gate to the side of the gardens. The cottage has pretty gardens with a high hedge to the front and picket entrance gate to prevent the donkeys and ponies from entering.
There is a separate five bar entrance gate to the driveway and parking for vehicles in front of the detached brick garage. A second wooden double gate next to the garage leads directly onto the forest.
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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A picturesque five bedroom detached double fronted Victorian home situated in an idyllic spot in the heart of the open forest and within easy reach of Brockenhurst High Street with its mainline station and array of shops and cafes. With direct access to some of the most beautiful parts of the national park, this imposing family home is a blank canvas for any concerning buyer to add their modern touches to.
As well as the spacious bedrooms there are three reception rooms, a detached brick garage and mature gardens to the front and rear and the house is offered to the market with no onward chain.