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5 bedroom character property for sale


Guide Price £1,575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully presented split level property
  • 4 bedrooms plus bedroom 5/study
  • 2 en-suite bathrooms plus Jack and Jill bathroom
  • Additional two guest rooms
  • In all approximately 261sq m (3371sq ft) of accommodation
  • Swimming pool complex
  • Stables and tack room
  • In all approximately 19.78acres (8 hectares)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully presented individual split level property with winter glimpses of the Isle of Wight and views across its grounds and paddocks that extend to approximately 10 acres (4.00 ha) of woodland and 10 acres (4.00 ha) of paddock and enjoying a stretch of the Avon Water with fishing rights.

Entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, family room, conservatory, utility room, cloakroom, 5 bedrooms, 2 en-suites and a Jack and Jill bathroom.
In all approximately 261 sq m (3371 sq ft) of accommodation
Annexe with sitting room and 2 bedrooms.
Swimming pool complex
Two stables and tack room
Workshop and tractor barn
Double garage
In all approximately 19.87acres (8 hectares)

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

The elegant drawing room has a feature fireplace with a multi fuel woodburner and two pairs of French doors into the conservatory.

The conservatory has a delightfully sunny aspect enjoying views over the gardens and grounds.

The spacious kitchen/breakfast room has been refitted in recent years providing plenty of cupboard space. The fitted woodburner helps give the room a cosy feel.

There is a separate dining room for more formal entertaining.

The light and airy master bedroom has fitted furniture and an en-suite bathroom. Patio doors open onto the courtyard.

There are a further four good sized bedrooms with a fifth/study. There are also two guest bedrooms.

The property is located on the western periphery of the Georgian market town of Lymington, the town being known for its picturesque High Street and every Saturday there is a Charter Market dating back to the Middle Ages.

Lymington has a strong sailing association with its marinas and yacht clubs. The town has a wide range of shops, schools and leisure facilities and is a gateway to the Isle of Wight with a car ferry service to Yarmouth.

The New Forest is located to the north of the property and offers many acres of unspoilt countryside for walking and riding. There are enjoyable walks to the south along the Solent Way. There are excellent rail links to London Waterloo via Brockenhurst with a journey time of approximately 90 minutes.

Reception Hall:
Panelled entrance door and matching glazed side panels. Split level with glazed door and adjoining stained glass panels leading to the rear courtyard. Various display niches. Range of built-in cupboards. Amtico flooring to part. Steps up to the:

Dining Room:
5.64m (18ft 6in) x 4.95m (16ft 3in) Window to rear with views over rear courtyard.

Drawing Room:
6.4m (21ft) x 4.95m (16ft 3in) Windows to front with views over the garden and paddocks beyond. Fitted multi fuel stove set in to a fireplace with a carved ornamental surround. Glazed doors to:

6.25m (20ft 6in) x 3.12m (10ft 3in) Windows on a brick base with blinds and tracked lighting. Tiled floor and part glazed doors to the garden.

Bedroom 5/Study:
3.73m (12ft 3in) x 2.29m (7ft 6in) Window to rear with views over the rear courtyard. Fitted shelving.

Suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. Extractor fan and wall mounted cupboard.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:
5.64m (18ft 6in) x 4.88m (16ft) Windows to front with views over the front garden and paddocks beyond. This room has been refitted in recent years by the local kitchen company Vivian and Holt with a range of matching shaker style floor and part glazed eye level cupboards with concealed lighting under illuminating the woodblock style work surfaces and tiled splashbacks. Space for an American style fridge freezer and dishwasher. Rangemaster five ring gas hob with double oven and halogen hot plate, matching canopy with extactor fan and space to one side for a microwave. Inset one and a quarter bowl single drainer enamelled sink unit. Tiled flooring. Fitted wood burner. Doors to utility room, hall and:

Family Room:
4.72m (15ft 6in) x 3.73m (12ft 3in) Windows to front and rear. Flame effect gas fire set in an attractive fireplace with a carved wood surround.

Utility Room:
2.67m (8ft 9in) x 1.9m (6ft 3in) Obscured glazed door to the side. Fitted with a range of units and worktops which match the kitchen. Inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit with space and plumbing for a washing machine. Tiled flooring. Door through to a Boiler Room with the gas fired boiler. Storage cupboards. Access to a roof void.

Master Bedroom:
4.95m (16ft 3in) x 4.72m (15ft 6in) Accessed off the lower hall. Windows to side with views across the gardens and inner courtyard and doors to inner courtyard. Range of bedroom furniture with part glazed wardrobe cupboards to one wall and overhead cupboards above the bed recess. Door to:

En Suite Bathroom One:
Window to side. Suite comprising Jacuzzi style bath set in a tiled surround, wash hand basin with adjoining cupboards, low level WC with concealed cistern and separate glazed enclosed corner shower cubicle. Ladder style towel rail. There are pull out wicker hold-alls. Underfloor heating and concealed mood lighting as well as recessed ceiling lights.

Bedroom Two:
3.66m (12ft 0in) x 2.97m (9ft 9in)
3.66m (12ft) x 2.97m (9ft 9in) Window to rear with view over the inner courtyard. Fitted with a range of part mirrored wardrobes along one wall and a range of storage cupboards along another. Door to:

En Suite Bathroom Two:
Window to side. Suite comprising panelled bath with with mixer tap and hand held shower, wash hand basin and low level WC with concealed cistern.

Bedroom Three:
3.51m (11ft 6in) x 3.2m (10ft 6in) Window to side with views towards the Tennis Court. Fitted with a range of wardrobe cupboards.

Bathroom Three:
Jack and Jill bathroom serving bedrooms 3 and 4. Suite comprising white wood clad bath with shower mixer facility, wall mounted wash hand basin and low level WC with concealed cistern. Access to an overhead storage area.

Bedroom Four:
3.45m (11ft 4in) x 3.2m (10ft 6in) Window to side with views towards the Tennis Court. Fitted with a range of cupboards with overhead storage.

The property is approached over a tarmacadam driveway via electric gates. At the top of the rising driveway is the property and adjacent on the eastern side is thick hedging, light woodland and fencing screening a footpath. The drive provides gated access to the various paddocks and there is a spur that runs in front of the property with a turning circle. A brick paved pathway gives access to the front door and there is a centralised ornamental pond. The driveway continues past the property to the outbuildings and the delightful landscaped inner courtyard. Lawned areas surround the property with a further range of outbuildings including a green house and timber chalet as well as a barn. Vegetable garden.

The Courtyard:
The courtyard is partly decked interspersed with shrubs and plants with a gate to a seating terrace on the western side of the property. From here there are steps that descend to an enclosed and fenced all weather Tennis Court.

Snooker Room:
4.8m (15ft 9in) x 2.97m (9ft 9in) Sliding double glazed doors behind protective outer doors. Fitted with a range of cupboards to one wall and an adjacent stainless steel sink unit with cupboards under. Gas fired central heating and electricity.

Guest Bedroom One:
3.05m (10ft) x 2.97m (9ft 9in) Window to side with views over the paddocks.

Guest Bedroom Two:
2.97m (9ft 9in) x 2.9m (9ft 6in) Window to side with views over the paddocks.

Swimming Pool Complex:
10.44m (34ft 3in) x 6.02m (19ft 9in) Indoor heated swimming pool in a paved surround. Tiled shower cubicle and steam room with tiled walls and seating. Changing room with a Heatrae Sadia dryer low level wc and wash hand basin.

The whole area including the main property extends to 19.874 acres ( 8 hectares).

2 stables with electricity and water. Gated access through to a Holding Yard which in turn leads through to the paddocks. There are further gates to the working courtyard where there is a Tack Room and two bay Feed Store. Around the property are a number of mostly water fed fenced paddocks and wooded areas.

All weather Mange.

Triple Garage Block:
8.76m (28ft 9in) x 5.94m (19ft 6in) with remote controlled individual up and over doors. Electricity. Access to roof void. Door to:

6.1m (20ft 0in) x 3.28m (10ft 9in)
6.1m (20ft) x 3.28m (10ft 9in) Electricity. Overhead storage. Belfast style sink unit with tiled splashbacks. Part glazed door to outside.

Tractor Barn:
6.02m (19ft 9in) x 5.41m (17ft 9in) Suitable for a horse box or high sided trailer. Electricity.

A feature of the property is the lightly wooded valley being formed by the Avon Water. The property enjoys fishing rights on this river.

Over View
Agents Note:
It is worth noting the current vendor has an arrangement with the owner of land to the rear for access through his woods to Pennington Common avoiding roads (this arrangement is for the current owner only and would have to be renewed on the sale of the property).

Services and council tax:
Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Council tax band: G 2,506.18 payable 2014/2015.

From our office proceed to the one way system and take the left hand lane on the A337 in the direction of Milford on Sea. Pass Fox Pond shops and proceed for approximately one mile. As the road descends into a small valley the splayed entrance to Efford Lodge will be seen on the right hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 October 2016

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