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3 bedroom detached house for sale


Guide Price £510,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached New Forest cottage
  • Three bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms
  • In all approximately 79.5 sq m (817 sq ft)
  • Car port and workshop
  • Summer House
  • About 0.25 of an acre (0.10 ha) of garden
  • Village location with direct forest access

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming Grade II listed thatched cottage with an abundance of character located on the open forest at Norleywood.

Hall, dining room, sitting room, kitchen, bathroom, three bedrooms, (one with wc and wash basin),
Outside store, summer house, carport and workshop.
Attractive gardens

In all approximately 79.5sq. m. (817sq ft)

The accommodation layout is detailed on the floorplan within these particulars but the following is particularly worthy of note:

"Sheepwash Cottage" originates from the seventeenth century with extensions added later.

The east facing window in bedroom 3 is reputed to have been a look out used by smugglers.

The cosy sitting room features an attractive working fireplace with a slate hearth.

The front of the cottage has secondary glazing and the rear is double glazed.

In all approximately 79.5sq. m. (817sq ft)

The roof and cap were last thatched in 2010

Nestling within The New Forest National Park, Norleywood is a peaceful Hampshire hamlet surrounded by glorious heathland and woods and lies only three miles inland from the coast and the historic Georgian market town of Lymington.

Lymington has a varied and cosmopolitan shopping experience and is renowned for its sailing heritage, marinas and yacht clubs. A local rail link runs from Lymington to the main line station of Brockenhurst connecting to London Waterloo; with junction 1 of the M27 motorway being approximately 12 miles to the north.

A short drive away is the bustling village of Brockenhurst where the main line station trains run to London Waterloo and Weymouth.

Front Porch:
Stable door to outside and quarry tiled floor.

Inner lobby serves the reception rooms and there is a staircase rising to the first floor.

Sitting Room:
Attractive fireplace with slate hearth. Door to:

Dining Room:
Fireplace with a register grate. Night storage heater.

Part glazed door to a porch. Fitted with a range of Shaker style kitchen units with granite worktops incorporating Miele oven and microwave, Bosch hob and Elica extractor fan and circular sink. Space for fridge/freezer. Sliding door to the bathroom with a utility area housing the tumble drier and washing machine. Slate floor.

Suite comprising wash hand basin, low level wc and attractive roll topped bath with claw and ball feet and fitted electric shower unit. Heated towel rail.

With doors to Bedroom 1 and Bedroom 3.

Bedroom One:
Built in wardrobes. 2 wall light ponts. Ornamental ceramic fireplace and surround. Door to:

Bedroom Three:
Dual aspect room. This room could be changed into a en-suite bedroom as there is a wash hand basin set in a marble surround and a low level wc and space for a small bath.(subject to listed building consent).

Bedroom Two
5.46m (17ft 11in) x 5.26m (17ft 3in) Accessed off the drive. Light and power provided.

5.31m (17ft 5in) x 3.05m (10ft) Adjoining the carport is the workshop with electricity provided.

3.66m (12ft) x 2.29m (7ft 6in) this sides on to the carport.

Summer House:
2.74m (9ft) x 2.13m (7ft) Decked veranda and glazed doors to the front with adjoining windows.

The Garden:
The garden is approximately 0.25 acre (0.10 ha) and is laid mainly to lawn, hedged and fenced. A formal area of garden lies adjacent to the store along with a trellis with grape vine and water feature.

Services and Council Tax:
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Council Tax band: E

Leaving our office in St Thomas Street proceed down the high street and along Gosport street. Take the second exit onto Bridge Road at the roundabout in the direction of Beaulieu. Proceed over the river and continue up Walhampton Hill. At the Bull Hill crossroads turn right, signposted Norleywood. Drive through the village toward East Boldre. Just as you see the open forest, the property can be located on the right hand side marked by one of our For Sale signs.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 June 2016

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