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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Barton Common Lane, Barton on Sea, Hampshire


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Tenure: Freehold

A beautiful country residence of great character recently extended and refurbished to the highest specification. Formerly the Head Gardeners cottage to the Becton House Estate now a substantial four bedroom family home with stunning garden room, ample parking, private gardens and a detached barn-style garaging. Within walking distance of Durlston Court School and the lovely beaches of Barton on Sea. Energy Performance Rating: C

The property is tucked away in a secluded setting, yet only minutes from the beautiful beaches and coastal walks. The well-renowned school of Durlston Court is also within walking distance and the thriving town of New Milton is nearby. Barton-on-Sea has a wonderful beach front restaurants and safe swimming beaches. Lymington and Christchurch are around ten minutes away and the property is also situated within the catchment area for a choice of well-regarded schooling. There is convenient access to motorways, the train Station (to Waterloo) and airports. There are a range of active clubs and societies in the surrounding area including the yachting facilities of Christchurch and Lymington, as well as the stunning countryside and walks around the New Forest National Park.
A new arched entrance porch leads to the hallway where glazed bevelled double doors lead into the magnificent kitchen/dining room. This bespoke hand made painted wood kitchen also allows for an elegant family breakfast area. The top specification Lacanche range style cooker "C" combines three ovens with a gas, induction and electric hob over (this may remain dependent upon offer received to purchase). There are extensive shaped granite work surfaces and the double Range Master cream fridge freezer fitted into a wall of storage cupboards. There is an integrated dishwasher. Further glazed double doors open to the gardens and one of the drawing rooms where a focal point is provided by the stone surround to the fireplace with a wood burner. Glazed double doors are positioned to each end of the room, leading to both the secluded and part covered courtyard as well as the sunny garden. The design lends to excellent entertaining space for large family gatherings. There is a second drawing room, which is a spacious L-shaped room allowing for a study/music area, as well as comfortable sitting room and leads, via glazed double doors to the stunning orangery with glazing to one wall and a large roof lantern. The owners have utilised this beautiful room as the formal dining room, leading to the courtyard garden. There is a rear entrance to the property where the laundry/utility and boot area is located.

The first floor accommodation comprises of a master bedroom suite with ample fitted wardrobes and a spacious en suite bathroom having two sinks inset into a granite topped vanity unit, separate spa bath and large walk-in shower cubicle. The guest suite has a pretty fireplace and en suite shower room. There are two further double bedrooms served by the spacious family shower room.

The gardens have been skilfully landscaped and provide a variety of outdoor spaces to suit both the mood and the time of day with areas of well-tended lawn, patios and secluded courtyards. There is a Mediterranean feel to the stone courtyard, with part covered areas, palms and a high level of privacy. The owners have also created a further sheltered area with raised vegetable beds, which leads to the studio/office, forming part of the barn-style garage building with enclosed parking for two vehicles. The gravel driveway allows for parking for several vehicles.

Property ref: 121_2276_4256568

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