The front garden is attractively laid and lined with edged borders of mature plants and shrubs and a path leading to the front door. The immediate front has a low brick wall set with iron railings, making a particularly attractive feature.

The rear garden has an extensive area of terrace opening to a level lawn. The boundaries are fenced, and part of the boundary near the property is a brick wall. The garden enjoys a delightful, westerly aspect and provides an ideal space for family recreation, outdoor dining and entertaining.


Council Tax: D

Tenure: Freehold

Services: All mains services

The Property 

Believed to have been built in The Edwardian era, the property offers attractive combination of brick, render and tile hung elevations set under a clay tiled roof. The property has previously been enlarged and more recently refurbished, to create a lovely home in line with a modern family lifestyle. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and offers an elegant fusion of character features, together with modern day fittings.

To the front of the property, an open entrance porch with terracotta flooring and pine front door opens into the entrance hallway. From here there are doors to all the principal ground floor living spaces. A stairwell from the hallway ascends to the first floor landing area.

The sitting room offers a comfortable space, with an attractive, square bay window and wood burning stove set into an open fireplace with pine surround and tiled hearth.

Adjacent to the sitting room is the dining room, which shares the open woodburning stove with the sitting room and further benefits from a Sash window looking out to the rear.

The double aspect kitchen/breakfast room is located to the rear of the property and features a modern range of fitted light wood units together with granite worksurfaces and a range of built-in appliances. From the kitchen/breakfast room, double doors open out onto the terrace and rear garden.

Set off the kitchen/breakfast room is a useful utility room with storage units and space and plumbing for a range of appliances. From here a door opens into the side return, which leads to a superb storage area adjoining the utility room, at the front of the house.

To the first floor, a landing area leads to the main bedroom, which is located at the front of the house, with a large window overlooking the front garden. The main bedrooms features natural pine flooring, an impressive walk-in wardrobe and a modern en-suite shower room.

There are two further bedrooms to this level, one of which features a built-in wardrobe and Sash window looking out to the rear. These two bedrooms are served by a modern family bathroom fitted with a white suite.

From the first floor landing, a second stairwell leads up the top floor landing area, which is currently arranged as a study/den area with double glazed roof lights.

To the front aspect is a good size double bedroom with south facing double glazed roof lights, under eaves storage and a feature wall formed from the exposed brickwork of the chimney.

To the other end of the landing area and accessed under a low door is a useful loft room, which can also be used as an occasional fifth bedroom. This room also benefits from a double glazed roof light.


Princes Crescent is a highly sought after location on the edge of the village of Lyndhurst and within a short walk of the open forest. The village offers a diverse range of general and specialist shops, together with a popular primary school, historic church and visitor centre. The neighbouring village of Brockenhurst offers additional facilities and a mainline rail connection to London/Waterloo (approximately 90 minutes). Located in this quiet backwater, 17 Princes Crescent is situated within a short walk of the open New Forest. The M27 (Junction 1) at nearby Cadnam affords easy access to both Bournemouth, Southampton, Salisbury and the M3 Motorway network.

The property enjoys low maintenance, landscaped gardens and is conveniently located within approximately 300 yards of the open forest and is a quarter of a mile of Lyndhurst High Street.

Living in Lyndhurst

Lyndhurst is nicknamed the capital of the New Forest. This is partly because it is centrally located within the Forest, and partly because it is home to the district council, the Forestry Commission’s district office for South England and the Verderers’ Court (Verderers are the guardians of the Forest’s commoning rights and therefore protectors of the Forest landscape). It is also home to the New Forest Centre with Forest-themed museum, library and gallery.

Its High Street is a busy thoroughfare with numerous tea shops and coffee houses. As a shopping experience it runs the gamut from old-fashioned sweet shop and an award-winning butcher’s, through art gallery and eclectic vintage interiors shop to the Ferrari and Maserati showroom.

Eateries range from popular country inns, such as The Royal Oak at Bank (a hamlet within the parish boundary) and Lime Wood, a hip country house hotel with Good Food Guide recommended restaurant and luxurious spa.

Property is equally varied: from traditional terraced cottages to big country houses. Lyndhurst also appeals to commuters as there are links to major road networks at Ashurst and Cadnam as well as mainline stations at Ashurst and Brockenhurst.

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  • Bedrooms Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms Bathrooms: 2
  • Receptions Living Rooms: 2

An attractive four/five bedroom semi-detached Edwardian village house set in a popular close, within easy reach of Lyndhurst High Street and the open forest. The property offers beautifully appointed accommodation throughout and further benefits from a lovely, westerly garden and off road parking. EPR: D

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56 Brookley Road
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