5 bedroom detached house for saleMonument Lane, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41
- 4 Reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast/family room
- 5/6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms
- Garage with studio over
- Barn and stabling
- 13.8 Acres
- EPC Rating = D
An exceptionally well presented country house sitting in an elevated position on the outskirts of Lymington with views over grounds of approximately 13.8 acres
Tucked away off Monument Lane, Spring Acre occupies a fabulous position within elevated grounds of approximately 13 acres. The property is within walking distance of the Georgian market town of Lymington with its wide range of shops and boutiques. The near well renowned sailing facilities are close to hand and include two large marinas, and moorings on the river and at the town quay for visiting yachtsmen. Every Saturday there is a chartered market which runs the entire length of the high street. Lymington offers a branch line link from Lymington Pier station to the Forest village of Brockenhurst (approximately 15 minutes), which is some 6.5 miles to the north by road, and in turn offers a main line fast link to London Waterloo in approximately 90 minutes. Junction 1 of the M27 lies 12 miles to the north, and links with the M3 for access to London. Miles of open forest suitable for riding and walking can be accessed at Bull Hill, Pilley or the nearby hamlets of Norleywood and East End. The Isle of Wight ferry terminal providing easy access across the Solent to Yarmouth is within walking distance, as is Walhampton school, which is an independent boarding and prep school.
Set in over 13 acres grounds this impressive country house provides a fabulous lifestyle opportunity with all the benefits of Lymington town centre on its doorstep. The property is immaculately presented and offers some fabulous living accommodation, including a superb kitchen/breakfast room with attractive range of fitted units including cupboard and drawer sections with work surfaces over. The central island incorporating breakfast bar and hob makes for a real focal point and provides practical living space which opens out onto the family room area with its bi-fold doors out onto the rear terrace. The principal drawing room is well proportioned with central fireplace and attractive bi-fold doors along one wall onto the rear terrace: a great room ideal for entertaining and relaxing. Other notable rooms include a well proportioned sitting room with fireplace, a formal dining room and a study.
At first floor level is the master bedroom suite comprising en suite bathroom with dressing room. There are doors off the main bedroom onto a roof balcony where there are fabulous views over the grounds and out towards the Isle of Wight. There is a guest suite with en suite shower room and 3 further bedrooms on this floor two of which have en suite facilities. Bedroom 3 with its dressing room could link in with the second Kitchen Breakfast room / living room on the ground floor and could be used as an integral annexe. The layout is ideal for family living and is versatile in its set up.
The three bay garage block is neatly arranged and has a first floor studio / apartment with an open plan living area and corner kitchen area. At ground floor is a shower room and gym.
The property is approached off Monument Lane where a sweeping driveway meanders through grounds terminating in a large parking area in front of the garage block. The gardens on the approach are largely laid to lawn and open giving an attractive park like feel. At the front of the property there are neatly planted boarders giving a good degree of interest throughout the year.
The principal gardens lie to the rear of the property. A large rear terrace with raised deck provides a stunning space for outdoor entertaining and relaxing. The garden has been well planted with some mature borders and lawn sections providing a pleasant outlook. Beyond the more formal lawns are the post and rail paddocks which provide excellent turn out facilities as well as stable block and other outbuildings. This well placed country house offers many of those key lifestyle characte ristics, being so close to Lymington and over 13 acres makes it a rare opportunity.
Square Footage: 5,830 sq ft
Acreage: 13.8 Acres
Starting from the High Street in Lymington, proceed in an easterly direction down to the bottom of the hill, turning left into Gosport Street. Continue for a short distance and at the roundabout turn right out over the Lymington River. On crossing the causeway bear left onto the B3054 signposted Beaulieu. Follow the road round a tight right-hand bend and up the hill, and at the left-hand bend turn right into Monument Lane, and the entrance to Spring Acre will be found along on the right-hand side.
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