Barton on Sea is a quiet residential area in a stunning coastal setting with beach and clifftop views across Christchurch Bay, sweeping from Hurst Castle to Hengistbury Head. The sand and shingle beach is popular with dog walkers while the cliff top attracts paragliders.

Barton has been discovered by young families, attracted by the relaxed outdoorsy lifestyle, with coast on one side and New Forest on the other, plus good state and independent schools; these include Durlston Court and Ballard School, both rated ‘excellent’.

Facilities include clifftop restaurants and Barton on Sea Golf Club, a 27-hole clifftop course. Barton also benefits from the extensive amenities of neighbouring New Milton. Among these are a mainline station with train services to London in around two hours, arts centre, selection of shops ranging from an M&S food store to a traditional department store and weekly market.

A storm porch leads to a welcoming and spacious entrance hallway adorned with charming tiled flooring that extends throughout, guiding you to all ground floor accommodations and the downstairs shower room.

To the right of the entrance hallway, there’s a generously sized reception room currently utilised as an office space, featuring a bay window that offers a pleasant view of the front drive.

On the left side of the hallway, you’ll find a bright and airy sitting room with a bay window to the side aspect. Its focal point is a feature fireplace with a tiled surround, adding an attractive touch to the room.

Adjacent to this, there’s a double aspect living room also featuring a fireplace, with access onto the rear gardens.

To the rear of the property, a notable feature of this home is the fantastic triple aspect open plan kitchen breakfast room. It comprises a range of high-quality wooden wall, floor, and drawer units with quartz worktops, along with a peninsula unit serving as a convenient breakfast bar that neatly divides the two areas. There’s ample space for dining and seating furniture.

Appliances in the kitchen include a Range-style oven with an extractor fan over it and a dishwasher.

Leading off the kitchen is a useful utility room providing additional storage cupboards with space and plumbing for white goods.

Returning from the entrance hall, an attractive turned staircase leads to the first-floor landing, offering access to the accommodations on this level.

The primary bedroom suite is delightful, featuring exposed floorboards and a charming bay window. It offers generous space for bedroom storage and furniture, along with the added benefit of a large four-piece ensuite.

There are three additional bedrooms, each offering generous space for wardrobe furniture. Two of these bedrooms are large doubles. All bedrooms are serviced by;

A sympathetically modernised four-piece shower room comprises an oversized walk-in shower cubicle with an overhead shower attachment and a feature tiled wall. It also includes a roll-top bath with a traditional shower mixer tap, complemented by stylish panelled and wallpapered walls.

From the landing, stairs rise to the second-floor accommodation, providing access to eaves storage. This area is laid out as two double bedrooms, both serviced by a three-piece shower room.

The property is accessed through styled metal double gates, leading to a large block-paved parking forecourt. There’s also vehicle access to the rear via wooden gates for additional parking, making it ideal for storing a boat or caravan.

The expansive rear gardens are a real feature, offering a delightful south-westerly aspect and various patio areas, including a large covered area ideal for outdoor entertaining or alfresco dining, creating an ideal outdoor living space. Mature hedging and closed-board fencing provide much privacy.

To the rear of the gardens, there are numerous outbuildings, including the one-bedroom annexe and storage units that could be utilised as home offices, a gym, or games room.

The property is accessed through styled metal double gates, leading to a large block-paved parking forecourt. There’s also vehicle access to the rear via wooden gates for additional parking, making it ideal for storing a boat or caravan.

The expansive rear gardens are a real feature, offering a delightful south-westerly aspect and various patio areas, including a large covered area ideal for outdoor entertaining or alfresco dining, creating an ideal outdoor living space. Mature hedging and closed-board fencing provide much privacy.

To the rear of the gardens, there are numerous outbuildings, including the one-bedroom annexe and storage units that could be utilised as home offices, a gym, or games room.

Barton on Sea is a quiet residential area in a stunning coastal setting with beach and clifftop views across Christchurch Bay, sweeping from Hurst Castle to Hengistbury Head. The sand and shingle beach is popular with dog walkers while the cliff top attracts paragliders.

Barton has been discovered by young families, attracted by the relaxed outdoorsy lifestyle, with coast on one side and New Forest on the other, plus good state and independent schools; these include Durlston Court and Ballard School, both rated ‘excellent’.

Facilities include clifftop restaurants and Barton on Sea Golf Club, a 27-hole clifftop course. Barton also benefits from the extensive amenities of neighbouring New Milton. Among these are a mainline station with train services to London in around two hours, arts centre, selection of shops ranging from an M&S food store to a traditional department store and weekly market.

A storm porch leads to a welcoming and spacious entrance hallway adorned with charming tiled flooring that extends throughout, guiding you to all ground floor accommodations and the downstairs shower room.

To the right of the entrance hallway, there’s a generously sized reception room currently utilised as an office space, featuring a bay window that offers a pleasant view of the front drive.

On the left side of the hallway, you’ll find a bright and airy sitting room with a bay window to the side aspect. Its focal point is a feature fireplace with a tiled surround, adding an attractive touch to the room.

Adjacent to this, there’s a double aspect living room also featuring a fireplace, with access onto the rear gardens.

To the rear of the property, a notable feature of this home is the fantastic triple aspect open plan kitchen breakfast room. It comprises a range of high-quality wooden wall, floor, and drawer units with quartz worktops, along with a peninsula unit serving as a convenient breakfast bar that neatly divides the two areas. There’s ample space for dining and seating furniture.

Appliances in the kitchen include a Range-style oven with an extractor fan over it and a dishwasher.

Leading off the kitchen is a useful utility room providing additional storage cupboards with space and plumbing for white goods.

Returning from the entrance hall, an attractive turned staircase leads to the first-floor landing, offering access to the accommodations on this level.

The primary bedroom suite is delightful, featuring exposed floorboards and a charming bay window. It offers generous space for bedroom storage and furniture, along with the added benefit of a large four-piece ensuite.

There are three additional bedrooms, each offering generous space for wardrobe furniture. Two of these bedrooms are large doubles. All bedrooms are serviced by;

A sympathetically modernised four-piece shower room comprises an oversized walk-in shower cubicle with an overhead shower attachment and a feature tiled wall. It also includes a roll-top bath with a traditional shower mixer tap, complemented by stylish panelled and wallpapered walls.

From the landing, stairs rise to the second-floor accommodation, providing access to eaves storage. This area is laid out as two double bedrooms, both serviced by a three-piece shower room.

The Annexe

Converted in recent years, the one-bedroom annexe is situated towards the rear of the gardens and can be accessed via the side drive, offering complete privacy from the main house.

The current owners have created a luxurious retreat, comprising an open-planned living area with a kitchenette featuring a hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher, and wine cooler, providing ample space for dining and living furniture. The bedroom area is divided by separation curtains and offers space for a double bed and storage, serviced by a contemporary three-piece ensuite.

The ‘Hut’ has been actively utilised to generate a steady home income. Please enquire for details.

The property is accessed through styled metal double gates, leading to a large block-paved parking forecourt. There’s also vehicle access to the rear via wooden gates for additional parking, making it ideal for storing a boat or caravan.

The expansive rear gardens are a real feature, offering a delightful south-westerly aspect and various patio areas, including a large covered area ideal for outdoor entertaining or alfresco dining, creating an ideal outdoor living space. Mature hedging and closed-board fencing provide much privacy.

To the rear of the gardens, there are numerous outbuildings, including the one-bedroom annexe and storage units that could be utilised as home offices, a gym, or games room.

Living in Barton on Sea

Barton on Sea enjoys a stunning coastal location with views stretching from Hurst Castle to Hengistbury Head. In addition it benefits from all of the facilities of neighbouring New Milton, such as mainline station, arts centre, weekly market and range of shops.

Although Barton on Sea has a history dating back to Anglo Saxon times it developed relatively recently and comprises mostly avenues and closes of mid-century and later detached family homes, plus a row of old coastguard cottages, substantial properties in big plots with even bigger views on Barton Common Road and some imaginative new builds including town houses.

Traditionally it has been a popular area for those considering retiring, but it also offers a great deal for families with parks and excellent state and independent schooling. New Milton Junior School is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted, while both New Milton Infant School and The Arnewood School (11-19 Academy), are rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. And Durlston Court Preparatory is ranked an impressive number 46 in The Times list of the top 100 independent prep schools. Local facilities include clifftop cafes, a deli and Pebble Beach restaurant which is a Good Food Guide stalwart, plus there’s a 27-hole clifftop golf course with impressive views.

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£1,175,000

Barton on Sea, New Milton

  • Bedrooms Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms Bathrooms: 4
  • Receptions Living Rooms: 3

A wonderfully distinctive character home nestled within walking distance to Barton on Sea cliff top (0.3 miles) and nearby amenities. This property has undergone sympathetic modernisation in recent years, retaining its charming character features throughout. Surrounded by delightful south-facing gardens spanning approximately 0.3 acres, the property also offers ample off-road parking. It features spacious family accommodation, enhanced by a separate one-bedroom annexe, ideal for generating income or ancillary accommodation.

Property Details

  • Council Tax: Band F
  • Tenure: Freehold


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