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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Shirley Holms Road, Boldre, Lymington, Hampshire

Sold STC £425,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A rare opportunity to secure a very pretty detached character forest cottage set within a generous plot, to include private garden and vegetable plot and a range of outbuildings. The cottage was originally built as staff accommodation for the gardener to the nearby Battramsley House and has retained many original features. There is scope to extend, subject to the necessary planning permission. Situated within the New Forest National Park and only a few minutes from Lymington, with it’s world renowned yachting facilities and deep water marinas and Brockenhurst, with the mainline rail links to London. Energy Efficiency Rating: F

Situated in the highly regarded area of Boldre, a delightful and rural enclave of individual properties situated within a short drive of both Lymington and Brockenhurst. The coastal town of Lymington has an excellent range of boutique shops and restaurants, two private deep water marinas and the Royal Lymington Yacht Club. There is an excellent range of private and state schooling within the area. The New Forest National Park offers outstanding natural beauty and extensive walking and horse riding opportunities.

Lymington 0.5 mile. Brockenhurst 3.5 miles (London Waterloo from 93 minutes). Beaulieu 6 miles. Southampton Airport 23 miles (London Waterloo from 69 minutes). (Times and distances approximate).
Gardeners Cottage is a very pretty house that has retained original features throughout. Externally, the cottage has been well maintained with the addition of replacement double glazing and central heating and would benefit from a further program of upgrading internally. The current residents use the rear glazed porch to enter the house which has shelving and leads to the hallway. A door leads to the small galley kitchen and another to the ground floor bathroom and cloakroom. The dining room has a fireplace and front aspect window. The front door is positioned between the dining and sitting room, with attractive covered timber porch. The sitting room has an original ornate cast iron fireplace and a front aspect window. A door in the dining room leads to the foot of the stairs to the first floor where there are two double bedrooms, one having a vanity unit and storage cupboard.
The entrance to the cottage is through a five bar gate leading to a long gravel driveway to the side of the cottage and allowing for ample parking. There is a detached garage and outbuildings as well as a green house near the vegetable area. The mature garden surrounding the cottage has lawns and a variety of planting which provides excellent screening. A pedestrian gate at the side of the cottage leads onto Shirley Holms.

Property ref: 121_2276_4099591

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27 June 2016


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