Built in 1957, a generous red brick four bedroom farmhouse with elegant and sizeable reception rooms overlooking the expansive land and set in a tranquil completely private location. The reception hallway is central to the house with staircase leading up to the part galleried first floor.

The elegant drawing room is a spacious south facing room and benefiting from parquet flooring and double doors leading out to the rear terrace and garden. Large internal bi-folding doors open up into the dining room to allow for a large open plan entertaining space across the rear of the property.

Adjacent to the dining room is a large farmhouse style kitchen which is a pretty and bright room with ample preparation space and room for dining. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of fitted in-frame storage cupboards, a double solid fuel AGA and further secondary cooking facilities.

A glazed door leads to the garden and there is a walk-in pantry cupboard and door to the large boiler room with an industrial kerosene boiler, fitted in 2022.

A rear porch has the “gardeners WC” and access to the courtyard to the side of the house where steps lead to the large Victorian galleried brick garage and workshop.

Two additional reception rooms, including a delightful study and office. A generous cloak room complete the ground floor accommodation. 

The first floor landing provides access to four good sized bedrooms, family bathroom and further WC, with built in storage cupboards including an airing cupboard and linen press.

The principal bedroom suite is set across the rear of the property with elevated far reaching views across the land and valley which benefits from a south facing balcony. A well fitted dressing room is set off the bedroom which in turn leads to the en-suite bathroom.

There are three further double bedrooms with vanity units, all set to the rear and served by the family bathroom. 

The grounds are a real feature of the property providing ideal equine facilities or for privacy and seclusion, with extensive views across the land from the property on all sides.

Approached via a sweeping drive which leads along to the property and a large parking area directly in front of the main entrance and further access to a number of extensive outbuildings including an attractive detached garage with rear store room, loft room above and glazed potting shed to the side.

Further useful outbuildings include a large 29’ hay barn and two stable blocks offering 5 stables, a tack room, 4 store rooms, timber store and games room. These buildings would benefit from some updating and offer further potential.

The stables give direct access to paddocks in front and a hard standing area.

The land extends down to a small stream at the far southwest boundary with gently sloping land extending across approximately 9 paddocks with trees bounding the other boundaries offering in total approximately 27 acres.

Additional Information:

Mains electric and water

Oil fired central heating

Private drainage

Tenure: Freehold

Energy Performance Rating: F Current: 38 Potential: 67

Council Tax Band: H

The property is quietly situated in a prime New Forest location within a short walk from the village of Sway and the open forest. Sway offers a useful mainline rail connection (London Waterloo approximately 100 minutes) together with a range of shops, a highly regarded primary school, two public houses and a popular Tennis Club. There is access into the forest via Adlams Lane, which is a quiet no-through lane that opens onto the New Forest. The famed Georgian market town of Lymington, renowned for its river, marinas and yacht clubs offers a diverse range of shopping, leisure and educational facilities, along with a branch line connection to Brockenhurst (approx. 4 miles north east) that again provides a rail connection to London (Waterloo) in approximately 90 minutes. 

Living in Sway

This leafy village on the southern edge of the New Forest has everything you could want for family life in the Forest. There’s a village primary school rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, a vibrant community with annual carnival, village hall (activities range from archery to yoga), plus cricket, football and tennis clubs. And while there’s easy access to the Forest’s open grassland, heathland and woodland for dog walking and cycling, Sway is off the Forest’s usual tourist tracks and feels peaceful and relaxed.

The village centre combines the unusual with the desirable: a contemporary arts hub, quality businesses like Sway Woodburning Centre, mainline railway station, choice of popular pubs, good cafe/deli, award-winning butcher’s, village store and post office among others.

Property is an attractive pick ‘n’ mix of everything including substantial country houses, individual modern builds in good-sized plots, family homes, imaginative refurbishments, closes of quality new terraces, chalet bungalows and a smattering of Edwardian semi-detached villas and thatched cottages.

Sway’s claims to fame include 200-foot high Sway Tower, the tallest structure made out of non-reinforced concrete, and the countryside around Sway was the setting for Captain Marryat’s work The Children of the New Forest.

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£2,800,000

Sway, Lymington

  • Bedrooms Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms Bathrooms: 2
  • Receptions Living Rooms: 4

A rare opportunity to secure an attractive farmhouse set within the New Forest National Park with approximately 27 acres of undulating paddock land and grounds completely surrounding the property. Built in 1957 and available for the first time in over 60 years, the property now offers huge potential to extend and redevelop subject to the necessary planning permissions.

The property benefits from extensive outbuildings including a large hay barn, two stable blocks offering 5 stables, tack rooms, storerooms and garaging. Set in a stunning secluded and private setting whilst in this sought after road on the edge of Sway within close proximity of the village amenities and train station links. A full report of the development potential is available on request.

Property Details

  • Tenure: Freehold

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