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3 bedroom country house for sale

Hordle Lane, Hordle, Lymington, Hampshire

Sold STC £825,000

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A beautifully modernised majority portion of this early Victorian country house set in 3.5 acres of parkland overlooking fields with glimpses of the Isle of Wight. Dating back to 1850's offering the grandeur of this period with a stunning drawing room, the property has a private south facing garden and two garages. Energy Efficiency Rating: D


The property is situated in a semi-rural location between Lymington, a very popular market town famed for its river and marina, and New Milton, a town that offers comprehensive leisure and shopping facilities with excellent schools nearby. Hordle village is approximately half a mile from the property and also offers local amenities including a shop catering for everyday needs. To the north east is the New Forest village of Brockenhurst offering a useful main line connection (London Waterloo approx. 90 minutes).
There are two entrances. A brick arch and wrought iron gate leads to a paviour courtyard and the front entrance door of No.3. The rear door is to the south side of the property into the kitchen/breakfast room.

The reception hall has storage and a cloakroom with a new wall mounted boiler. Stairs lead to first floor accommodation and doors to the principal rooms. The magnificent drawing room has French doors to the terrace and gardens with lovely southerly views and glimpses of the Isle of Wight. There is a regency style arched marble fireplace, moulded ceiling coving and a ceiling height of approximately 12’. An archway leads to the spacious dining room with French doors to beautiful conservatory having bi-folding doors and wonderful views. The kitchen/breakfast room also faces south with French doors and has a modern range of kitchen units in cherry wood. Appliances include an AEG electric double oven, Zanussi built-in five ring hob with extractor canopy, integrated refrigerator and freezer, integrated Zanussi dishwasher. There is an island unit with further cupboards and breakfast bar. The utility room has ample storage and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and space for a chest freezer. There is a large airing cupboard and an access hatchway leads to the cellar having stone wine storage racks.

The first floor accommodation comprises master bedroom suite and two further double bedrooms, all of which are south facing and delightfully light and spacious. The master suite has large sash windows and arguably the best views in the house and ample fitted wardrobes and cupboards. The en-suite has a large walk-in shower cubicle, close coupled WC, bidet and pedestal mounted wash basin. An archway leads to the dressing area. Bedroom two has a range of built-in wardrobes, large window with original shutters. Bedroom three has one wall of built-in wardrobes with further cupboards over, large window with original shutters. There is an adjacent shower room with an Aqualisa shower unit, fully tiled walls and extractor fan. The family bathroom comprises a modern suite with tiled panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and low level WC and ceramic tiled floor.

The garden has a southerly aspect and areas of lawn interspersed with flower borders. A stunning magnolia tree provides a beautiful focal point with an acer and numerous other mature shrubs and small trees. The grounds beyond amount to some 3.5 acres, jointly owned by the residents of Yeatton House and maintained under contract, giving a delightful woodland area with bluebells and on the southern boundary, marked with a ha-ha, which then continues to open farmland towards the coast. There is a rare tree in the woods – Sorbus Domestica, known as a service tree, one of only seven in the British Isles.

The property has two garages positioned in a block close by with additional parking and storage areas.



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