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6 bedroom country house for sale

PRIVATE ESTATE APPROACHING 40 ACRES - Nr. Shirley Holms, Lymington, Hampshire

Guide Price £3,950,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

An impressive oak panelled front door leads to the entrance lobby with a wall painting, travertine floor which extends to the hall, the main staircase with under stairs cupboard and doors to the main reception rooms. The lovely drawing room faces south and west with an Adams style fireplace and open fire. French doors open out onto the garden. An archway then leads through to the inner hallway and the attractive dining room which also has an open stone fireplace and adjacent to this is the south facing family room/library with a fireplace with oak paneling above and a range of oak shelving with cupboards below. Also off from the hallway is a cloakroom. A glazed door then gives access to the kitchen/breakfast room. This pleasant L shaped room has exposed brickwork walls, granite worktops and a four oven Aga with a Butler¿s double sink. Integrated appliances include an electric oven and dishwasher. In addition is the Butler¿s pantry providing a range of built in floor and wall mounted cupboards and a second dishwasher. French doors open out onto the terrace and there also a larder. At the end of the kitchen is a lobby with space for an American style fridge and access to the rear hallway which provides a second staircase to the first floor. Situated here is the study and a glazed door gives access to the rear porch and back door and the utility room with two gas fired boilers providing the domestic hot water and central heating. There is also a hot water tank here and space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and other utilities. A door then opens into the former double garage now used as a office/studio.

The main oak staircase leads up to the landing with lovely views over the garden. There are four main double bedrooms; the master suite has an en suite dressing room and shower room. There are then three further bedrooms and two bathrooms. A connecting door leads through to the rear landing where there are two further bedrooms, a fourth bathroom and a separate WC with the staircase leading down to the rear hallway making an ideal staff or granny flat.

THE OUTBUILDINGS
For the equestrian enthusiasts there is an attractive stable courtyard with nine loose boxes and four further potential stables used as tack and store rooms. The courtyard is clean with concrete and wash down areas and easy access to the paddocks, ménage and fields. Adjacent to this is a large storage barn measuring 60ft x 30ft with an entrance height through sliding doors of 14ft and adjacent to this with internal access a further barn measuring 71ft x 30ft with an entrance height of 11ft 4. In addition there is a further timber framed double loose box stable with a store room and a range 2 x 4 open fronted cattle byers fronting concrete aprons.

THE GROUNDS
Eastwoods sits almost centrally within the 40 acres which comprise paddocks, fields and woodland giving a lovely parkland feel to this unique property. It enjoys a high degree of privacy and most importantly has further potential to enlarge if required. A lovely feature is the swimming pool with terrace which overlooks the fields to the forest beyond. Being within close proximity to the historic sailing town of Lymington, three miles to the south, and the mainline railway station at Brockenhurst, four miles to the north, make this a perfect retreat for people seeking privacy, peace and tranquility without being too remote.

GROUND FLOOR:
- Entrance hall
- Cloakroom/WC
- Drawing room
- Dining room
- Music room/library
- Study
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Utility room
- Outside WC
- Four car garage currently used as an office/studio with room above

FIRST FLOOR:
- Six bedrooms
- Four bathrooms
- Further WC

OUTBUILDINGS:
- Main stable block with nine loose boxes and four further stable rooms used for tack and feed storage
- Additional block of two loose boxes and further store room
- Cattle byres
- Extensive concrete hard-standing and two very substantial concrete frame buildings

GARDENS & GROUNDS:
- Land approaching 40 acres
- Paddocks
- Fields
- Woodlands
- Gardens
- Parkland Setting
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Jacuzzi
- Extensive patio area
- Registered Farm
- Forest Rights

Services - Mains gas, electricity and water are connected to the property. Drainage is to a private system.

Directions - From our office in the High Street proceed past the church into St Thomas Street. Upon reaching the one way system bear right heading out of Lymington on the A337 signposted Brockenhurst and Southampton. After passing through the traffic lights and over the mini roundabout bear left by the Tollhouse Inn into Sway Road. Proceed down Sway Road for approximately 2 miles and turn right at the Wheel Inn into Pitmore Lane. Continue along Pitmore Lane where the property is found a few hundred yards after the turning to Mount Pleasant Lane on the right hand side.

FLOOR AREAS:
Main Dwelling: Internal floor area - 615 sqM - 6620 sqFt
Barn Complex: Internal floor area - 430 sqM - 4630 sqFt
Stabling: Internal floor area - 149 sqM - 1599 sqFt
Cattle Byre: Intenal floor area - 118 sqM - 1274 sqFt
Storage: Internal floor area - 35 sqM - 378 sqFt

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 September 2012

Nearest stations

  • Sway (1.0 mi)
  • Brockenhurst (2.3 mi)
  • Lymington Town (2.7 mi)
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Caldwells Estate Agents, Lymington

69 High Street, Lymington, SO41 9AL

01590 675875 Local call rate

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Caldwells Estate Agents, Lymington

69 High Street, Lymington, SO41 9AL

01590 675875 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Sway (1.0 mi)
  • Brockenhurst (2.3 mi)
  • Lymington Town (2.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Caldwells Estate Agents, Lymington

69 High Street, Lymington, SO41 9AL

01590 675875 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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