The property is set in a quiet location opposite a pretty wooded parkland with a running brook in a particularly convenient position within walking distance of New Milton station which provides direct rail services to London Waterloo in as little as an hour and forty five minutes. New Milton high street lies just beyond the station and has a wide range of shops and services that cater for most requirements. To the north of the house lies a small park surrounding Ballard Lake and approximately a mile further north are the open spaces of the New Forest, with Barton-on-Sea’s superb clifftop walk and beach just a mile to the south. The beautiful, sandy beaches of Highcliffe are 3.5 miles away. There is also a superb choice of sailing facilities at Mudeford, Christchurch and Lymington.
Enclosed porch for muddy boots and umbrellas leading to a sunny entrance hall with wood flooring, doors leading to a cloakroom, living room and kitchen and stairs rising to first floor. The light and spacious lounge enjoys views of the south facing garden and features a brick fireplace which acts as the focal point of the room. The separate dining room has an additional fireplace and double doors to sunny conservatory with access through to the integral garage and workshop both with power and light. The kitchen has attractive country style wooden base and wall units with a range of integrated appliances including oven, electric hob, dishwasher and washing machine. There is a large walk in pantry offering additional storage as well as an under stair cupboard.
The stairs rise to the first floor landing with loft access and an airing cupboard. The master bedroom is wonderfully spacious with views of the pretty garden and benefits from a large storage cupboard. There is potential to create an en-suite subject to the necessary planning consents. Bedroom two is a double room with views to the front. The final bedroom is a double and overlooks the rear garden. The family bathroom has a corner bath and shower over with fitted vanity unit and completes the first floor accommodation.
The property is set back from the road with views over the brook and wooded area. The driveway leads to the single garage and the pretty front garden which is well stocked with mature shrubs offering both colour and privacy. The secluded rear garden is south facing and is kept in immaculate order. The sunny patio area offers a peaceful place to absorb and enjoy the colourful spring flowers. The garden has been carefully landscaped to create pockets of interest and is a stunning feature of the property. The gardens have been planted to give continuous colour throughout the year.
Agents Note: The property had planning permission granted to convert the garage into further accommodation, the planning included a shower room and a further reception room. The planning has now lapsed, but could be reinstated subject to the necessary permissions.
Living in New Milton
New Milton is in a prime location between the New Forest and the coast and home to award-winning Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa, the luxurious country house hotel.
This bustling market town attracts families, drawn by its strong community, range of facilities and excellent schooling provision. There are acclaimed independents, including Durlston Court and Ballard School, while the state school offering is also strong: New Milton Junior is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted and New Milton Infants and The Arnewood School (11-19 Academy) are both rated ‘outstanding’.
Facilities include a town centre with weekly market, a selection of brands, from Boots to Costas, and good independents, such as Smith Bradbeers department store. There’s also the Forest Arts Centre, a venue with a lively mixed programme that includes established and emerging comedy acts, theatre, music, from folk to jazz, and workshops for children and adults. The health and leisure centre has a swimming pool, gym, badminton and squash courts, and a timetable of exercise classes. In addition there is a range of activities and clubs on offer in the area from angling to tai chi, as well as bowling, football and tennis clubs and more.
Property comprises mostly detached houses on tree-lined avenues with parks and recreation grounds including a skatepark– overall a pleasant and comfortable environment for families.
- 3 Bedrooms:
- 1 Bathrooms:
- 2 Living Rooms:
A wonderful opportunity to acquire a spacious 1930s detached family home set in a quiet location with a short walk to the mainline station. This period home offers a carefully landscaped and generous south facing garden, garage and off street parking.
Spencers Lymington Office
- 01590 674 222
74 High Street