3 bedroom cottage for saleEmery Down, Hampshire
Emery Down is one of the New Forest National Park's most sought after villages, with its vibrant community, a village hall, a pub (The New Forest Inn), and church. Lyndhurst is within two miles and is the largest village within the New Forest. It is a popular tourist location with many independent shops, art galleries, cafés, restaurants, pubs and hotels. For those with a keen eye on sailing Lymington is within ten miles with its attractive local architecture and popular marina. Southampton is a vibrant, modern city which has the popular West Quay shopping centre and many attractions. The surrounding areas of Southampton and Winchester have a wide selection of well respected private schools. Communications are excellent with east and west access to the M27 and M3 within easy reach. This provides access to London and the south coast. The coastal resort town of Bournemouth is also only a short drive away.
The farmhouse dates back to 1765 offering charm and character throughout having exposed timber walls, beamed ceilings and feature original fire places. Upon entering the entrance hall gives access to a triple aspect sitting room with a fireplace housing a log burner and exposed ceiling beams. The Study once again benefits from a fireplace and exposed beams and looks out over the front gardens. A rear hall gives access to the music room which overlooks the rear of the property and has exposed ceiling beams and large storage cupboards and access to the utility/cloakroom which looks out over the front and has space and plumbing for domestic appliances, a low level W.C and wash hand basin. The farmhouse kitchen/dining room enjoys a triple aspect with stable door to the rear gardens and is hand crafted with bespoke oak units, incorporating a gas fired Aga, gas hob, butler style sink and a further large storage cupboard.
The first floor offers three bedrooms with bedroom one enjoying views to front and side with a large walk in storage area, bedroom two overlooking the stables and paddocks to the other side and bedroom three overlooks the front with a range of built-in wardrobes. The family bathroom comprises claw and ball roll top bath, high flush W.C, wash hand basin and shower cubicle.
Outside the property is approached via a cattle grid and slowly rising curved gravel driveway terminating at the property and barn style garaging and turning area with further large open fronted barn. The garage has two open bays and a lockable bay with adjoining log store. To the rear of the garage is an oak framed garden room with full height glazing and bi-fold doors overlooking the kitchen garden.
Access is also gained from the main entrance to the stable yard which comprises a grain store (raised on staddlestones), a timber stable block comprising three loose boxes and tack room, a brick built carriage store, workshop and three pony stables.
The main gardens surround the property and are well maintained being laid mainly to lawn with pond, box hedging and are bounded at the front by an original brick wall. There is also a vegetable garden, potting shed, pergola and garden store.
The land is divided into two large paddocks with mains water troughs, a holding paddock and two short stay paddocks all by post and rail fencing. Home Farm also benefits from Forest Rights of Pasture and Mast and safe forest access is gained approximately 200 yards from the property.
Property ref: 121_964_4179181
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