Downton is a delightful hamlet with a lovely local pub, the Royal Oak and is only a short distance from the cliff top walks leading to Milford on Sea, considered one of the area’s prime hot spots. This popular coastal village is centred around a delightful green, offers a selection of highly regarded bistros and restaurants, and an ‘outstanding’ primary school. There is easy access to the town of New Milton, the New Forest with extensive walks and riding opportunities and Lymington, a vibrant Georgian market town with train service to Brockenhurst mainline station, nearby Keyhaven has a yacht and dinghy sailing club and there are local beaches for bathing and water sports.

The property is set in a delightful garden of just under half an acre. There is also a further parcel of land adjacent to and owned by this property which measures .26 of an acre. At the front of the property is a gravel parking area for ample parking and a detached outbuilding. The garden wraps around the house with lovely lawns, mature planting, flowers, shrubs and bushes. 

Services

Energy Performance Rating: D Current:59 Potential: 76

Council Tax Band: G

Private drainage

Mains gas and electricity

Accessed through the front porch, you’ll find yourself in the open-plan family kitchen room. Traditional stone tiles grace the flooring, enhancing the charm of the space, while the kitchen itself boasts modern conveniences such as an island with gas rings and two integrated ovens. A captivating fireplace with a log burner serves as a cozy focal point between the dining area and kitchen, creating an inviting area for socialising and relaxing. From the dining area there are French doors leading onto the garden patio, seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living.

Flowing effortlessly from the dining area is the spacious sitting room, characterized by lofty ceilings and a bay window offering garden views. Here, another log burner adds warmth and charm, accompanied by bespoke built-in book shelving.

Beyond the sitting room lies the hallway, leading to the ground floor main bedroom boasting large built-in wardrobes and stunning bay windows overlooking the garden. A study room, which could double as a fourth bedroom along with a single fifth bedroom which could also be used as a study. This part of the house could easily be converted into annexe accommodation. The ground floor also benefits from a utility laundry room and a toilet.

Ascending the stairs, the first floor reveals two more generously sized bedrooms and an additional bathroom.

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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£995,000 OIEO

Downton, Lymington

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

An immaculately presented five bedroom detached 1920's property, sitting on a good size plot of just under half an acre. The property is located on the outskirts of Milford on Sea, within walking distance of the beach. The property boasts a large open planned family dining area, a beautiful garden and five generous size bedrooms. 

Property Details

  • Council Tax: Band G
  • Tenure: Freehold

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