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East Boldre, Brockenhurst, SO42 7WT

Offers in Excess of
£599,000
Reduced on 26/10/2020
Hamilton Parkers, Romsey
PROPERTY TYPE
Detached
BEDROOMS
x3
BATHROOMS
x2

Key features

  • Idyllic position with direct forest access
  • Oozing in character and charm
  • Grade II listed with many character features
  • Two bedroom cottage with ancillary accommodation under conversion
  • Immaculately presented throughout
  • Lovely corner plot with large rear garden
  • Generous outbuildings and garage
  • Driveway parking for numerous vehicles
  • Situated in the highly sought-after village location of East Boldre
  • Brockenhurst railway station provides fast frequent services to and from Waterloo with a journey time of about 1½ hours

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A quintessential, Grade II listed ‘Chocolate Box’ style thatch cottage, with the added benefit of the thatch recently being replaced. This beautiful property oozes with character, charm and has been immaculately presented throughout to a high specification. The accommodation comprises of a sitting room/dining room, kitchen, shower room and two double bedrooms. The current owner has recently converted the outbuilding to a habitable standard with insulated cavity walls and insulated roof spaces which lend for various buyer’s requirements. This space offers further accommodation with en suite shower room. The property also benefits from utility / workshop and garage. The rear garden is of an excellent size and is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees, shrubs and borders and there is a generous front garden with ample driveway parking. The cottage enjoys direct forest access and is situated in the popular village location of East Boldre.

Preliminary details:
A sweeping path leads to the front porch, which you enter through into the main sitting room/dining room. This room is of a good size and there is plenty of room for seating and a dining table. The room is lovely and light and features a large Inglenook fireplace with gas burning stove, this room also boasts exposed timber beams. Accessed off here is the kitchen which has been attractively fitted with wooden cupboards and marble type worksurfaces. Built-in appliances include a Samsung cooker, ceramic induction hob with extractor and there is space for a microwave together with a recess for an upright fridge/freezer. The kitchen also benefits from wood flooring and cedar boarded ceiling. There is a door that leads out onto the rear garden. Accessed off the kitchen is the shower room which has been fitted with white gloss sanitary ware. Stairs lead from the main sitting room to the upstairs bedrooms. The main bedroom has bespoke wooden cupboards. The second bedroom is being utilised as a study and has custom made wooden bespoke furniture to fit. There is further accommodation which the current owner has recently constructed. The cottage has many character features throughout such as exposed timbers, Inglenook fireplace and cottage style windows.

Outside:
The property sits on a corner plot and is fully enclosed by hedging, walls, bushes, trees and fencing, and is dog safe. A picket gate opens onto a sweeping path leading to the pretty front porch of the property. A five-bar gate opens onto the attractive block paved driveway, which provides ample parking for numerous vehicles and leads to the garaging and outbuildings. There is also a brick piggery, now utilised as a tool-shed. The current owner has recently converted the outbuilding to a habitable standard with insulated cavity walls and insulated roof spaces which lend for various buyer’s requirements. This space offers further accommodation with en suite shower room. The garage has been designed specifically with storing classic cars in mind and has a roll ‘up and over’ door. The front and rear gardens are beautifully landscaped with the rear garden predominantly laid to lawn with a variety of mature shrubs, trees and borders. The property also has the added benefit of enjoying direct forest access.

Situation:
The village of East Boldre is situated approximately 5 miles north east of the renowned Georgian market town of Lymington, the town known for its river, marinas and yacht clubs. Approximately one mile east of East Boldre is the picturesque manorial village of Beaulieu and its associated historic hamlet of Bucklers Hard both of which front the Beaulieu River. Village amenities include a Post Office stores, public house, church and bus services trading between the Waterside and Lymington to the east and west respectively. The mainline railway station at Brockenhurst provides fast frequent services to and from Waterloo with a journey time of about 1½ hours. This rural area is well placed to take full advantage of all the amenities offered throughout the forest and The Solent shoreline.

Owners Comments:
What a wonderful home this has been for me. Peaceful, tranquil, with the open Forest just at my gate. The romance of living here has not been lost on me, there has never been a time when I haven’t delighted to coming home and enjoying the warm and cosy embrace it gives me. It has kept me busy and imaginative as I have explored all of its nooks and grannies making use of every little space.

Summary of accommodation:
Sitting room/Dining room * Kitchen * Downstairs shower room * Two double bedrooms * Two outbuildings currently being utilised as utility, workshop and garage, ideal for ancillary accommodation * Brick Store/Tool shed.

General Information:
New Forest Council Tax Band: E.
Services: LPG heating.  Mains water and electricity.   Klargester waste treatment system.

Summary of features:
Idyllic position with direct forest access * Oozing in character and charm * Grade II listed * Many character features which include exposed woods timbers and Inglenook fireplace * Immaculately presented throughout * Bespoke handmade bedroom furniture * Lovely corner plot * Large garden * Generous outbuildings and garage, currently in the throes of conversion for ancillary accommodation * Driveway parking for numerous vehicles * Situated in the highly sought-after village location of East Boldre * Located in easy reach to Brockenhurst railway station, which provides fast frequent services to and from Waterloo with a journey time of about 1½ hours.

Mileages:
Beaulieu 3.1 miles * Lymington 6.1 miles * Lyndhurst 9.6 miles * Christchurch 20 miles.

Directions:
From our office in Romsey, head out of the town towards the M271 and Southampton.  From the Redbridge flyover head away from Southampton onto the Totton bypass/A35.  Take the first exit at the next roundabout onto the Marchwood bypass/A326.  Turn right onto Twiggs Lane.  Continue onto the Beaulieu Road.  Continue onto North Lane.  Turn left onto Hatchet Lane/B3056.  Turn left onto Hatchet Lane/B3054 and past the The Turfcutters Arms on the right hand side.  Turn left onto East Boldre Road.  Continue onto Cripplegate Lane where the property will be located on the right hand side.

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East Boldre, Brockenhurst, SO42 7WT

NEAREST STATIONS

Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Lymington Pier Station3.9 miles
  • Lymington Town Station4.0 miles
  • Beaulieu Road Station4.0 miles
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