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Pennington, Lymington

The property is located in the heart of the village where there is a general store with Post Office and is complimented by a selection of other shops, pubs and an extensive leisure centre while schools for all age groups are all within walking distance.

Approximately 1½ miles west is the picturesque Georgian market town of Lymington which is famed for its attractive High Street, river, marinas and yacht clubs. The town offers an excellent range of schooling, both state and private, catering for all ages.

There is a useful branch line rail connection that links with the neighbouring village of Brockenhurst (situated approximately 6 miles to the north) that in turn has an efficient mainline railway station (London Waterloo approximately 90 minutes) and its own tertiary college.

The rear garden offers a sunny and secluded area to relax and enjoy those summer days with mature hedging providing screening and an evergreen Camelia adding a splash of colour. There is an area for entertaining on the terrace adjacent to the house with a path leading to the side of the property with a useful shed for storage. The garden is securely fenced with a pedestrian gate leading to off road parking spaces for two cars. 

This characterful period house benefits from a large kitchen/diner with an attractive garden. On the ground floor the front door opens to a spacious hallway with a wood burning stove offering an attractive focal point to the room. The extended kitchen/diner is the hub of the house and provides an abundance of nature light with doors leading to the garden terrace and sky lights above. This room offers a wonderful place to entertain. The kitchen/dining room is fitted with high gloss base and wall units with space for a range cooker, washing machine and dishwasher. There are several cupboards offering ample storage. Also on the ground floor is a living room with French windows leading to the side garden and a cloakroom with WC and sink. 

Upstairs, the first floor has three bedrooms. The main double bedroom is of generous proportions and is at the front of the house. There are a further two bedrooms and a beautifully presented family bathroom.

Milford on Sea, Lymington

The property boasts two beautiful garden areas – one at the front and another at the rear. The front garden showcases a gravel driveway and a lush lawn, providing a delightful space for outdoor activities and relaxation. The rear garden, accessed through the dining room, features a spacious decking area, perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining, as well as a well-manicured lawn.

Adjacent to the house, a hidden gem awaits in the form of a private field spanning 0.6 acres. This expansive space offers endless possibilities for outdoor adventures, gardening, or even keeping livestock, making it a true asset to this charming country estate.

Services 

All mains services are connected

There is a private pump that sends the waste water up to the main drains in the road

Council Tax: Band: E

Energy Performance Rating: E – Current: 46 Potential: 64

The property’s frontage boasts an expansive gravel driveway, providing ample parking space, while adding to its charming curb appeal. To the front of the house, you’ll find ancillary accommodation and a spacious double garage, offering both practicality and versatility. A footpath gracefully leads you to your private field, hidden behind a lush hedgeway, offering a peaceful and serene retreat within your own estate.

As you approach the front door, you’ll be welcomed by an elegant oak-framed front porch, hinting at the character and warmth that awaits within.

Upon entering the reception hallway, your eyes will be drawn to the beautiful flagstone flooring, adding a touch of timeless charm to the space. To the left, you’ll discover the heart of the home – an impressive farm-style kitchen. This culinary haven features oak flooring, fitted units, a central island, and a gas-fired Aga, making it the perfect place to prepare delicious meals. The kitchen effortlessly flows into a superb vaulted dining room, adorned with exposed beams and double doors that open onto a spacious decking area and the enchanting garden beyond.

To the right of the hallway, you’ll discover a cozy living room featuring an impressive exposed brickwork fireplace, now graced by a log burner. French doors lead to the front garden, inviting the outdoors in and creating a perfect harmony between interior and exterior spaces.

At the end of the hallway, you’ll find a spacious study, ideal for those who work from home or seek a tranquil reading nook. Before the study, there is a convenient downstairs toilet and a utility room for added practicality.

From the hallway, a staircase leads to the first floor, where you’ll find four generously sized double bedrooms with vaulted ceilings and a family bathroom. The principal bedroom is a true sanctuary, boasting a walkthrough dressing room and an en-suite bathroom and double doors with views out to the garden.

Lymore Valley is an extremely peaceful enclave with very little passing traffic and a genuine rural feel. The leafy lane on which the property sits passes through open countryside while providing access to the nearby village of Keyhaven which is well known locally for its understated coastal charm, sailing clubs and wildlife. There is also an excellent pub. The larger village of Milford on Sea is also close by and offers a wider range of shops, bars and restaurants around its pretty village green as well as a glorious beach. Lymington lies just 3.5 miles away and caters for most daily requirements as well as having a weekly Saturday market and range of sailing clubs and marinas.

Burley, Ringwood

THE PROPERTY

Upon entering the cottage, the entrance hallway provides access to the ground floor accommodation and also offers a staircase rising to first floor.

Immediately to the left is a spacious and light cottage kitchen which overlooks the front garden and also benefits from a pantry cupboard and larder.

Another door leads through to a delightful sitting room which comprises a central brick fireplace with a charming log burning stove, enjoying a lovely outlook over the rear garden.

The sitting room is open to the dining room, which benefits from a rear aspect and leads back into the entrance hall. Both the sitting room and dining room are laid with original wooden flooring.

A staircase rises to the first-floor landing, giving access to two double bedrooms, both of which have space for wardrobes and benefit from wonderful views of the rear garden, neighbouring paddocks and open forest beyond.

The spacious family bathroom comprises a bath, WC and basin, completing the first-floor accommodation.

THE SITUATION

The property is centrally located in, arguably, one of the most beautiful and sought after villages in The New Forest, ideally situated to make full use of all the wonderful facilities the Forest has to offer. Whether it be sailing at nearby Lymington (12 miles) or golf at one of the many courses in the area including Brockenhurst with its mainline railway station (8 miles, Waterloo 90 mins.) The market town of Ringwood is but a short drive away (5 miles). The larger shopping towns of Southampton (20 miles) to the east and Bournemouth (16 miles) to the west, both with their airports, are easily accessible.

GROUNDS & GARDENS

A wooden five-bar gate provides access to the gravel laid driveway, providing parking for several vehicles. A generous cottage style garden leads to the front of the property. A walkway along the side of the cottage leads to the rear garden, which is laid to lawn and bordered by mature hedge boundaries.

Brockenhurst

The accommodation is arranged across two floors and has been cleverly configured to enjoy the outstanding elevated views afforded to the front. The ground floor comprises an entrance lobby with cloakroom and under stairs storage. The entrance lobby opens into a large bright sitting room with woodburning stove to one end and overlooks the open forest to the front.

Leading from the sitting room is an opening with step up to the ceramic tiled breakfast area with access to the garden through a set of patio doors to the side plus door to the rear garden. The breakfast room is adjacent to the kitchen and linked with an arched opening above the granite worktop.

The kitchen comprises both base cupboard and eye level storage units, corner sink with mixer taps and window overlooking the rear garden. The De Detreich range is with double oven and five gas ring hob and contemporary extractor overhead. Integrated appliances consists of dishwasher, under counter freezer and separate fridge. An opening from the kitchen then links back to the sitting room.

From the entrance hall, a stairwell leads up to a half landing with a small study with views to the side garden and forest to the front. Off the first floor landing is a large cupboard with plumbing for washing machine and two generous size bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms.

The main bedroom is set across the full width of the rear with views over the rear garden. This bedroom has fitted wardrobes and a large ensuite with free standing bath and wc and two separate wash basins on a plinth. This bedroom offers potential to be split into two bedrooms if preferred. The second bedroom is again of good proportions with elevated views across the open forest to the front and an en-suite shower room with wc, wash basin and shower.

A picket gate opens into the gardens which wrap around the side of the property and extend out into an area of landscaped garden at the rear, where a brick paved pathway dissects areas of raised beds and leads to the separate garage and driveway. The grounds are flanked by picket fence borders adjoining open forest land to the front.

The property is situated in a prime position on the western periphery the village of Brockenhurst in Burley Road, close to an area known as South Weirs. The open forest is accessed across the road from the property and there are many miles of countryside for walking and riding. Brockenhurst village centre is easily accessible offering a mainline station with direct access to London Waterloo (approximately 90 minutes) and an extensive range of local shops and restaurants. About 4 miles south is the Georgian market town of Lymington with its extensive yachting facilities, a ferry service to Yarmouth, Isle of Wight and a Saturday market. To the north is the New Forest village of Lyndhurst and Junction 1 of the M27 motorway which links to the M3 for access to London.

St Ives, Ringwood

Situation:

The property is situated in a established residential road in St Ives, within walking distance of St Ives Primary School. Also nearby is the beautiful Ringwood Forest, incorporating Moors Valley Country Park and golf course. Moors Valley offers one thousand acres of natural heath and woodland, a haven for a range of outdoor pursuits including walking, cycling and horse riding. The historic market town of Ringwood is approximately 2 miles away offering an array of independent and high street shops, cafes and restaurants as well as two supermarkets and leisure facilities. For the commuter the A31 and A338 are easily accessible providing direct routes to the larger coastal towns of Bournemouth and Christchurch (approximately 8 miles south), Southampton (approximately 20 miles east) and Salisbury (approximately 18 miles north). London is approximately a two-hour drive via the M27 and M3.

Direction:

Exit Ringwood along the A31 heading west, continue under the Ashley Heath roundabout and then turn right at the next roundabout turning into Woolsbridge road, take the first right down Ringwood Road. Continue along this road for 0.8 miles and the property can be found on your left.

Services:

Energy Performance Rating: TBC

Council Tax Band: F

All Mains Connected

Lymington

The beautiful Georgian market town of Lymington, with its cosmopolitan shopping and picturesque harbour, is within easy reach of the property. Also within walking distance are the two large deep water marinas and sailing clubs for which the town has gained its status as a world renowned sailing resort, as well as an open-air seawater bath that was built in 1833. Lymington has a number of independent shops including some designer boutiques and is surrounded by the outstanding natural beauty of the New Forest National Park. On Saturday, a market is held in the High Street, the origins of which probably date back to the 13th century. To the north is the New Forest village of Lyndhurst and Junction 1 of the M27 which links to the M3 for access to London. There is also a branch line train link to Brockenhurst Railway Station (approx. 5.5 miles) which provides a half hourly service to London Waterloo with a journey time of approximately 90 minutes.

A wooden gate and pretty path leads you through the landscaped, lawned front garden, past the cherry blossom, mature hedging and an attractive raised planting bed. There is side access leading through to the south facing lawned rear garden with colourful plantings, raised bed, patio, green house and access to both the private rear parking space and the single garage workshop with an up and over door, power and light.

A covered porch opens in to the main hall with a cloakroom, storage cupboard and stairs to the first floor. The spacious sitting room has a delightful front bay providing excellent natural light, a view of the garden and a feature gas fireplace with oak mantle. The kitchen family room is positioned over looking the south facing rear garden and has a range of fitted cupboards and work tops with a six ring gas hob and extractor, integrated dish washer, washing machine and space for a fridge, freezer. There is a breakfast bar which provides separation to the large dining area with a range of fitted floor to ceiling cupboards which also house the fitted double oven. The wooden flooring continues through to the conservatory with double doors to the garden.

Stairs rise to the first floor with an airing cupboard on the landing housing the gas boiler and loft access, which is big enough to potentially create a loft conversion. The main double bedroom which benefits from fitted wardrobes is positioned at the front with a garden view, the second double bedroom has a southerly aspect and the third is a good sized single room with a fitted cupboard. The modern wet room with fitted shower, WC and wash hand basin completes the accommodation.

Lymington

The property is located south of the High Street and within walking distance of Lymington marinas and yacht clubs. Lymington is situated on the southern edge of the New Forest and is recognised worldwide as a premier sailing resort. It is a picturesque market town with an excellent range of boutiques shops and restaurants, a weekly market, and a selection of cafes and pubs. The railway station is a branch line to Brockenhurst station, where there is a mainline service to Waterloo (approx 90 minutes). There are highly regarded independent schools in the area including Ballard, Durlston Court and Walhampton, while local schools at every level are mostly rated ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

The property is approached via a white picket gate, adding to its classic and inviting curb appeal. The property offers gated side access to a good-sized east-facing rear garden which provides convenient access to the rear of the property without going through the house. The stone patio area overs the lawned garden with mature shrub borders providing a high degree of privacy. At the rear of the garden is a raised decking area, ideal for enjoying a glass of something cold in the evening sun. A shed offer additional storage for garden tools. 

There is an outside storage cupboard at the front of the property housing the Worcester boiler.

Overall, the outdoor spaces of this property are well-designed for both functionality and enjoyment. The front garden and gated entrance create an attractive and welcoming first impression. The east-facing rear garden with its stone patio, lawn, and mature borders offers a private and peaceful retreat for outdoor activities and relaxation. The presence of the storage cupboard provides practical storage solutions, adding to the convenience of living in this charming Victorian home.

The entrance door is to the side and opens into a spacious hallway featuring solid oak flooring adding a touch of elegance and durability. It serves as a central point of access to the main living spaces of the house. There is a useful cloakroom/utility space with a modern white WC and sink for convenience, pressurised Megaflo tank, hanging space for coats and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The living room, to the front of the property, offers a warm retreat with a working wood burning stove adding charm and coziness.  The kitchen has been extended to create a wonderful open plan kitchen/dining room. It has been designed to provide a light and spacious entertaining area with French doors out to the patio area seamlessly connecting indoor and outdoor living. The kitchen offers high gloss base units providing ample storage space. A large central island offers additional workspace and storage. There is an array of integrated Bosch appliances including a fridge/freezer, double oven, dishwasher, and a 6-ring induction hob, catering to modern cooking needs.

Stairs lead to the first floor, where the principal bedroom is situated at the rear of the property. The bedroom features a vaulted ceiling and a modern en-suite shower room. There is a further double bedroom on this floor with space for wardrobes and a family bathroom with shower over bath, wash hand basin and WC. The second floor offers an additional double bedroom which completes the accommodation.

Overall, this property offers a blend of Victorian charm and modern convenience. The thoughtful design, quality finishes, and practical amenities make it a comfortable and inviting home. Its location close to the Marina and shops adds to its appeal, offering convenience and easy access to amenities.

Lymington

Located in the village of Pennington, the area benefits from a general store with post office, a selection of other shops including a Tesco Metro, a pub and an extensive leisure centre all within walking distance. Local schools are nearby, including the highly regarded Our Lady and St Joseph Catholic Primary School. Approximately 1.5 miles to the West is the picturesque Georgian market town of Lymington which is famed for its attractive High Street, river, marinas and yacht clubs. The town offers an excellent range of schooling, both state and private, catering for all ages. There is a useful branch line rail connection that links with the neighbouring village of Brockenhurst (situated approx 6 miles to the North) that in turn has a mainline railway station to London Waterloo.

A shingle front, south facing garden with mature hedge borders offering both a sun trap and privacy. The rear garden has been pathed offering a low maintenance courtyard with raised decking area for al fresco dining cleverly positioned to capture the afternoon sun. Rear gated access leads through to the secure private allocated parking with separate bike store.

A covered porchway opens in to the hallway with a ground floor cloakroom and stairs rising to the first floor landing. The lounge/dining room overlooks the rear garden with double doors leading out. There is ample space for sofas and dining room table and a convenient under stairs storage cupboard. The contemporary fitted kitchen, to the front of the house, has built-in cooker, hob and extractor, integrated fridge freezer and dish washer and space for washing machine.

The first floor landing has access to the loft space. The master bedroom has a double wardrobe, ensuite shower  and window overlooking the rear garden. The South facing second bedroom bedroom is light and airy with views to the front garden, fitted wardrobes and separate airing cupboard. The contemporary family bathroom suite completes the accommodation.

Lymington

There are very few semi detached houses in Lymington that offer a more central and convenient location. The top of the high street is less than 175 yards away and Marks & Spencer is just around the corner. Despite being very close to the centre of town, the house is remarkably peaceful and is nicely set back from Belmore Lane which is a quiet, attractive road composed of established family properties. Lymington offers a wide range of national and independent shops as well as a range of excellent pubs and restaurants. The town is renowned for its sailing clubs and deep water marinas which provide direct access to the Solent. Ferry services to the Isle of Wight leave regularly and there is a railway station providing services to London, via Brockenhurst in approximately 1 hour 50 minutes.

As you approach, the covered porch invites you in, leading to a hallway adorned with exquisite amtico parquet flooring that extends throughout the ground floor. Upon entry, you’re greeted with access to a convenient downstairs cloakroom and stairs ascending to the first floor.

The hallway unfolds into the heart of the home – a magnificent kitchen/family room overlooking the garden. The kitchen is a masterpiece, featuring modern built-in appliances and a handy bespoke built-in pantry. A striking breakfast bar with sleek drop-down lamps sets the scene for casual dining, while bifold doors seamlessly connect the indoor and outdoor spaces, leading to the patio and garden. Nestled within the dining area is a captivating gas log burner, adding warmth and charm to gatherings. The dining area effortlessly flows into the sitting room, which can be partitioned off with sliding doors for privacy. Here, a delightful bay window frames views of the front drive, infusing the space with natural light.

Venturing upstairs, you’ll discover three bedrooms, each offering its own unique charm. The master bedroom boasts yet another charming bay window and a fitted wardrobe, providing ample storage solutions. Bedroom two, a spacious double, overlooks the rear garden, offering a tranquil retreat. Meanwhile, the third bedroom is perfect as a single room or nursery, catering to various needs.

The landing on the first floor is not just a passageway but a spacious and luminous area, currently utilized as an open study/office space, ideal for work or study from home setups. Completing the upper level is the family bathroom, featuring a generously sized open walk-in shower

A spacious tarmac drive leads to a detached garage, providing ample parking space. The garden, which is boarded by evergreen shrubs offers a peaceful ambiance. Tucked away in a corner, you’ll find a raised vegetable patch for gardening enthusiasts. Step out from the kitchen onto a patio, shaded by a pergola.