The house forms an intrinsic part of Lymington’s history and identity. Positioned in a highly convenient High Street position, directly opposite St Thomas’ church the house could not be more ideally positioned for Lymington’s excellent shops, restaurants and Saturday market.

The house is also within minutes of the Marinas, Sailing Clubs and coastal walks as well as Lymington’s historic picturesque harbour. On the fringes of town the natural beauty of the New Forest National Park provides countless walks and cycle rides.

To the north is the New Forest village of Lyndhurst and Junction 1 of the M27 which links to the M3 for access to London. There is a branch line train link to Brockenhurst Railway Station (approximately 5.5 miles) which provides a half hourly service to London Waterloo with a journey time of approximately 90 minutes.

There is a range of both state and private schooling, with the popular Walhampton preparatory school close by.

The charming courtyard garden that gives the house its name is positioned centrally within the building and provides an extremely peaceful outdoor space well screened from the hustle and bustle of Lymington High Street. The courtyard has a distinct Mediterranean feel with glazed doors opening to the house on three sides lending this space the feel of an outdoor room, ideal for the summer months and warm summer evenings.

There is a superb integral garage opening off the high street which provides enough space to park a Range Rover. Behind the garage is a store room which has stairs down to a brick lined cellar. There is a door from the store room to the courtyard garden providing another means of access.

Services

All mains services are connected.

Council Tax: Band – Currently designated as a holiday let and therefore Council Tax does not apply.

Superfast Broadband with speeds of up to 80 Mbps are available at the property (Ofcom)

Grade II Listed

Energy Performance Rating: E Current: 53 Potential: 75

Since acquiring the house 10 years ago the current owners have carefully arranged the living accommodation to provide convenient and gracious living spaces that are ideal for cosy living or extensive entertaining. The front door opens to a lobby with an internal door into the large integral garage. Opening from the reception room is a very generous dining room reception hall that opens into a delightful dining room with fire place and wood burning stove. There is also a door leading to the exceptionally styled downstairs wc featuring full tiling and a highly stylised basin and supporting stande. The dining room has beautiful arched French windows opening onto the courtyard garden and stairs to the first floor. Beyond the dining room is a beautiful kitchen combining exposed and painted ceiling beams with a recently finished kitchen featuring built in appliances, space for a range cooker, an exquisite tiled floor and under-counter lighting. From the kitchen, a door opens to the utility room which houses the boiler cupboard and a work surface with sink and cupboards under where there is an integrated washing machine and a door to the garden.

Stairs rise to the first floor and open onto the landing which leads to a beautifully proportioned sitting room featuring and open fire place with wood burning stove and large panelled wooden surround. There is also a large twin sash windows overlooking the courtyard garden. Also off this landing is a generous double bedroom with adjacent bathroom containing a bath and separate shower.

Beyond the sitting room is a hall providing access to a further shower room which has been very recently refurbished and features a large shower and twin basins. Also accessed from this hall is another large double bedroom with exposed and painted beams, four sash windows and fireplace with an attractive cast iron grate and wooden surround. 

From the hall stairs lead to the second floor landing which provides access to a third double bedroom with two dormer windows and large south facing Velux style windows providing natural light.

Living in Lymington

This vibrant and picturesque Georgian market town, positioned between the Solent, Lymington River and the New Forest, has been a massive draw for many people over the years.

It has always attracted ‘yachties’ as it’s considered the UK’s sailing capital with its boatyards, marinas and sailing clubs. It is also popular with families and retirees escaping London and the Home Counties in search of a better quality of life, often light-heartedly referred to as ‘Richmond by the Sea’. It’s also the choice for many in the New Forest who are considering downsizing, but want to remain in the area.

Lymington is a lively hub. It has a very distinctive centre with many independents (such as Elliotts of Lymington for designer fashion) as well as a strong smattering of top quality names (including Musto and Waitrose). A tasty range of eateries includes cafes, pubs and restaurants – check out two good tapas bars, Elderflower on Quay Hill (the chef is ex-Chewton Glen) and stylish Stanwells House Hotel. And every Saturday the High Street is taken over by a proper, old-fashioned market with everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to flowers and plants, fashion to fishing equipment, and vintage collectables to artisan food producers.

Property ranges from elegant period townhouses in the town centre to big family homes down leafy lanes ‘South of the High Street’ and new waterside development. Looking for an Estate Agent in Lymington? Spencers are here to help.

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£1,350,000

Lymington

  • Bedrooms Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms Bathrooms: 2
  • Receptions Living Rooms: 3

An especially elegant Grade II Listed town house in the heart of Lymington which has been arranged and updated to the highest standard by the current owner. The house has a large integral garage sufficient to fit a Range Rover as well as a peaceful and secluded courtyard garden. Ideal as a permanent or second home this delightful house also has a proven track record as an exclusive holiday let. EPR - E - Listed building


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