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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Sway, Lymington, Hampshire

Sold STC £799,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Situated in the New Forest National Park this 1920's built detached country house offers a great amount of charm and character as well as delightful, mature grounds of about one acre. The property is well situated close to the open forest at Sway and within easy reach of Lymington Town. The mainline railway station at Brockenhurst serves London Waterloo in approx. 1hr 35mins. Energy Efficiency Rating: D

The property occupies a pleasant position on the edge of the delightful village of Sway. Nestling on the Southern edge of the New Forest National Park, Sway is a fine example of a quiet yet thriving village community, renowned for its friendliness. The village offers a useful mainline rail connection (London Waterloo approximately 100 minutes) together with a range of shops, a highly regarded primary school, two public houses and a popular Tennis Club. The Georgian market town of Lymington, famed for its river, marinas, yacht clubs, boutique shops and coastline, is within an easy 4 mile drive over the forest. The neighbouring New Forest village of Brockenhurst, again with a mainline rail connection, offers further leisure, shopping and educational amenities, as well as a popular 18 hole championship golf course.
A lovely glazed porch with seating leads to the entrance hallway with attractive staircase to the first floor. The main reception room is charming with an original open fireplace and windows to the south and west aspect. Glazed French doors at the rear open to the lovely cottage gardens. The dining room has a brick fireplace and large window to the rear aspect and leads onto the rear hallway, cloakroom and kitchen/breakfast room. The snug/family room has a pretty fireplace and window to the front aspect. The kitchen/breakfast is comprehensively fitted with plumbing for a dishwasher, washing machine and space for table and chairs. There is an integrated fridge/freezer and eye level oven. A large walk-in pantry has space for an additional fridge/freezer. The original attached garage has been converted to a ground floor bedroom with shower cubicle.

The first floor accommodation comprises a very large master bedroom with en suite bathroom having a freestanding Victorian style bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin and low level WC. The second bedroom suite has fitted wardrobes and en suite shower room with separate vanity unit. Bedroom three has a range of fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom has an original free-standing Victorian bath, hand basin and WC with a rear aspect window.
The beautiful and well established grounds offer a good degree of seclusion and extend in total to approximately one acre. To the front of the property, a pretty picket fence and established planting, including a large Rhododendron, screen the property and provide a high degree of privacy. A driveway leads up to the property and a parking area providing off road parking for several vehicles. The parking area extends round to the side of the property with a picket gate providing side access to the rear. The stunning and well maintained rear gardens are apportioned into different areas of well-kept lawns, vegetable gardens and planted areas with a water feature and a variety of specimen trees and plants including Copper Beech, Silver Birch , Magnolia, Maple, Mimosa and Ginkgo trees. Adjoining and extending across the the rear of the property is a paved sun terrace providing an ideal space for entertaining, whilst overlooking the beautiful grounds. Set within the garden, close to the main house is a superb timber outbuilding/cabin with decked veranda which is currently divided into an art studio and workshop, but offers options for a variety of usages. Set alongside the cabin is a useful shed.


Property ref: 121_666_3501961

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