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6 bedroom detached house for sale
Meerut Road, Brockenhurst
- Detached Edwardian house with later additions
- Superb ancillary outbuildings
- Floor area in all some 433 sq m (4660 sq ft)
- Kitchen living room with vaulted roof lights
- Far reaching views across the open Forest
- Heated pool and pool house
- Hard tennis court
- In excess of 1.3 acres
Tenure: FreeholdAn extremely spacious Edwardian home with later additions and outbuildings.
Sitting room, drawing room, kitchen living room, utility room, cloakroom. Six bedrooms, two en-suite and dressing to master, bathroom and family bathroom. Superb outbuilding with garaging, store and two large rooms, games room and office with shower room. Swimming pool with large pool house, tennis court. Gardens. Principle and ancillary accommodation of some 433 sq m (4660 sq ft). Plot in excess of 1.3 acres.
Situated in one of Brockenhurst's most sought after locations, this Edwardian six bedroom New Forest home offers extremely spacious, flexible and modern accommodation whilst retaining much character. The house enjoys gardens of in excess of 1.3 acres and benefits from a heated swimming pool, hard tennis court and a garage block incorporating ancillary accommodation. This wonderful home also benefits from quite spectacular far reaching views across the open Forest.
The property is positioned in the highly sought after Meerut Road, directly opposite the open forest offering extensive riding and walking. Brockenhurst village centre is easily accessible, offering a mainline railway station with direct links to London Waterloo and a good local community of shops and restaurants. Approximately 4 miles to the South is the Georgian market town of Lymington with its extensive yachting facilities, ferry service to Yarmouth, Isle of Wight and its famous Saturday county market. To the North is the village of Lyndhurst and Junction 1 of the M27 motorway which links to the M3 giving access to London
To the front of the property is a pergola stretching across half of the front aspect of the property with a balcony over and in turn to the reception hall with stripped timber floor, staircase to first floor, understairs cupboard, cloakroom with wash hand basin, low level WC and cupboard housing pressurised water system. Doors from the reception hall lead to all principal ground floor rooms. To the left on entering is the sitting room which has double French doors to the front. A full range of book shelving and cupboards, stripped wood floor and a fireplace with log burner.
To the right of the hall is the drawing room, a spectacular room with aspects to front, side and double doors to the dining room. The front aspect has a large sash and bay window overlooking front gardens the open forest beyond. There are double French doors leading out to the decking area and to the garden, a stripped timber floor and open fireplace with stone surround and tiled hearth. Double French doors lead into the kitchen/living room. A further door leads back to the hall, from where a set of French doors lead to a kitchen. A spectacular room with windows overlook the rear garden, the kitchen area comprising a full range of high and low level units with worktops over, a recessed stainless steel sink unit, there is a space for a large range style cooker, space and plumbing for dishwasher, fridge and a built-in unit with space for upright fridge and freezer, recessed larder area with shelving and low level units with worktops over and services cupboard. A door gives access to the utility/boot room with a full range of low and high level units with a stainless steel sink, boot storage area, space and plumbing for domestic appliances a large sash window to the side aspect and stable style door to the side driveway. The far end of the kitchen area has been extended to make a superb light dining room or family area with views across the gardens.
The stairs from the hall lead to the first floor landing with large airing cupboard, a window overlooking rear garden and double French doors to the balcony with front aspect and views over the open Forest. The master bedroom has windows to the side and to the front enjoying lovely views over gardens and the open forest with a large box bay window providing a seating area. There is a large walk-in wardrobe with hanging and shelving space and an en-suite bathroom with windows to side and rear, corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath and low level WC. Bedroom two has windows to the rear and side with a door leading to the en-suite with a panelled bath with shower over, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, window to the rear aspect and cupboard housing pressurised water cylinder. Bedroom three has a window to the side aspect and double French doors leading out to the balcony with delightful views over the open forest, fireplace with log burner. Bedroom four has a window to the side aspect and range of built-in wardrobes. The family bathroom has a panelled bath with separate shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a window to the rear. From the landing a further staircase leads to the second floor landing and in turn to bedroom five which has windows to front, rear and side, eaves storage cupboards and built-in wardrobe and bedroom six which has windows to the rear and side aspects, eaves storage cupboards and a built-in wardrobe. The adjacent bathroom has a corner shower cubicle, low level WC, panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and window overlooking front.
Dining room area
First Floor Landing
Second Floor Landing
To the side of the property is a large double garage with two sets of timber double doors, to the rear of which is an area of ancillary accommodation currently divided into three distinct areas offering a great deal of flexibility for ancillary use to the main property. To each end of the space are two large storage areas and to the centre a stable door leads to a large ground floor room currently a home cinema. A staircase leads to first floor which once again is divided into a games room with a door through to an office with a Juliet balcony with French doors to the front, a door to a shower room with corner shower, low level WC and pedestal basin.
The property is approached via a five bar gate and cattle grid which leads to a large pea shingled turning/parking area and towards the garage. To the front of the property is a small holding paddock and then a large area of open lawn with sweeping shrub and plant borders and mature trees. The lawn area proceeds around to one side of the property bordered on the left by a large flower bed with retaining wall followed by a decked area which immediately adjoins the side and rear of the house and is in part edged by an area of trellis. The lawns continue and are interspersed with a range of mature fruit trees and an array of saplings and flowering shrubs and continuing onto the swimming pool area with a heated swimming pool surrounded by stone terracing and adjacent pool house housing plant and giving ample space for changing including shower, sitting area and cloakroom with WC and basin. Beyond this is a hard tennis court with full height nets around and to one side of the garden is a small area of kitchen garden with timber garden shed and lean to greenhouse in all the gardens extend to 1.3 acres.
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Services and Council Tax:
Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Council Tax band H: £2,388.20 payable 2012/13.
From the centre of Brockenhurst cross over the ford and turn right towards Rhinefield. After about 4oo yards turn right into Meerut Road. Greenwood will be found on the right hand side after about 500 yards.