5 bedroom detached house for sale
New Milton, Hampshire
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Tenure: FreeholdAn exceptionally well appointed Edwardian house of approx. 3500 sq ft set back off the road in a stunning one acre plot. The property has been sympathetically extended and restored by the current owners to form a home of great charm and character close to the open forest, excellent schools and amenities.
Rotherfield Greys is situated on the southern edge of The New Forest, approximately one mile from open forest and just four miles from the coast which offers cliff top walks, beaches, and spectacular views over the Solent and the Isle of Wight. Local amenities at New Milton are within half a mile with schools for all age groups including the renowned Ballard School. The Georgian coastal town of Lymington is within eight miles having a wide range of boutique shops, many fine restaurants, excellent sailing facilities, and a thirty minute car ferry crossing to Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. The property is well placed for access to other major towns and cities including Bournemouth (13 miles), Southampton (19 miles) and Winchester (31 miles), with a link to London Waterloo via New Milton (2 hours) or Brockenhurst (1 hour 40 minutes).
An outer hall with tiled porch and part leaded glazed door lead to the generous and most attractive reception hall with an oak staircase having barley twist spindles leading to the first floor. There is a cloakroom with wash hand basin which leads through to a separate W.C. with original tiled floor and wall tiling. From the reception hall, doors lead to the drawing room. A focal point of this room is the carved oak fireplace with slate slips and hearth and attractive box bay with a door to the conservatory. This room opens via wide double doors (currently removed) to the dining room – another wonderfully proportioned room with access to the conservatory. The south facing conservatory provides a perfect place from which to enjoy the garden. It is glazed on three sides with double doors leading out to the beautiful gardens and terrace. The spacious study has a French door out onto the west facing terrace and a range of built in office furniture. From the hall, a door leads to the kitchen which has been totally remodelled with granite work surfaces and an inset stainless steel sink, a full range of wall and floor mounted cupboard and drawer units with integrated dishwasher and large fridge. There is a Bosch oven with plate warmer and a second oven/ microwave above, an inset six ring Smeg hob with cooker hood above. Glazed double doors from the kitchen lead to the family room which is a recent addition in keeping with the original building having under floor heating and French doors to the terrace and garden. Beyond the kitchen is a good sized utility room with sink unit and storage cupboards, plumbing for washing machine and a wall mounted GloWorm gas-fired boiler providing hot water and central heating with Megaflo system as well as the solar panel system controls. The back door leads to the spacious rear porch, an ideal covered area for clothes drying, boots etc.
There is a generous galleried landing with hatch and ladder to the large loft space providing potential for conversion into extra rooms, subject to planning consent and a large window to the front aspect. The master suite is accessed via a dressing area which passes a large, well appointed, tiled bathroom with panelled bath, W.C. with concealed cistern and twin wash basins in a vanity unit with cupboards and drawers below and large shower cubicle. The master bedroom is a pleasing, south facing, room with French doors opening out onto a south facing balcony. Bedroom two is a double aspect room and looks out to the south over the garden and east over the drive. Bedroom three has pleasing southerly views over the garden and a large range of built-in wardrobes. Bedroom four is a good sized double room with a westerly aspect. Bedroom five is a double bedroom looking east over the drive. The family bathroom is fully tiled and has a free standing ball and claw foot bath with antique style side mixer taps and shower attachment. Opposite is a vanity unit with wash basin and low flush W.C. with concealed cistern. There is a separate shower room with large shower cubicle, low flush W.C. with concealed cistern and wash hand basin with cupboards below.
The approach is via wrought iron gates leading to a gravel driveway with ample parking for several vehicles. The immaculate grounds which surround the property have been beautifully landscaped by the current owners. Adjacent to the house are flagged terraces with dwarf brick walls and steps leading down to the lawns and herbaceous garden. There is a large pagoda on decking providing a sheltered area ideal for outdoor eating. There are pleasing pathways through the garden and the property enjoys an exceptionally high degree of privacy against a backdrop of mature trees to the boundaries. In all the garden and grounds amount to approximately one acre. There is a detached double garage of brick and tile construction with power and light. There is also a large detached wooden workshop to the rear of the garage building.
Council Tax Band G