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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Adlams Lane, Sway, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41

Guide Price £2,950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 bath/shower rooms
  • 5 reception rooms
  • 4 car garage
  • staff/guest cottage
  • swimming pool
  • outbuildings
  • approx 2 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A country house of traditional charm and character, constructed on behalf of the current owners to an exacting specification. Finished in the year 2000, the property is set on the site of the original (demolished) house which dated from 1900. Carbery Manor occupies a beautiful secluded edge of village forestside setting in a fine level plot with a southerly aspect

Situated on the edge of the New Forest is the village of Sway, which sits adjacent to the southern side of the New Forest. From here the open forest offers many miles of unspoilt walking and riding. Sway railway station, which provides a mainline train service to London (Waterloo approximately 105 minutes) is less than a third of a mile away. For the yachtsman, the Georgian market town of Lymington (approximately 4 miles south east) offers a wide range of facilities including two marinas with visitor moorings on the river and at Town Quay. Lymington also offers a wide range of shopping facilities and a Charter Market every Saturday.

Suite comprised of a panelled bath set in a contrasting tiled surround with overhead independent shower and glazed side screen. Matching low-level WC with concealed cistern. Vanity basin with a range of store cupboards under, the whole with backlit mirrored relief. Marble flooring and walls to dado height. Heated towel rail.

Fitted with a range of bedside store drawer cabinets with further extensive range of deep wardrobe store cupboard.

Fitted with a suite comprised of a double shower with glazed side screen and tiled relief. Matching low-level WC with concealed cistern and wash hand basin in a vanity surround with a range of base store cupboards under, backlit mirrored relief and adjacent shaver point. Heated towel rail.

A dual aspect naturally well lit room overlooking the drive approach and gardens to side. Deep wardrobe store cupboards.

Situated to the fore of the property with deep angled wardrobe store cupboards.

Suite comprised of a moulded panelled bath set in a contrasting tiled surround with independent overhead shower with glazed side screen. Matching low-level WC with concealed cistern. Wash hand basin set in a blackened pearlised marble surround, with discrete backlit mirrored relief and shaver point. Marble flooring and walls to dado height. Towel rail.

Carbery Manor was designed by the renowned practice of Williams Lester, who were commissioned to work alongside the clients to create this most spectacular property. The house is substantially constructed with reinforced concrete floors throughout in characteristic mellow brick with some fine detailing incorporating decorative soldier course work with considerable areas of dressed stone. Bespoke high aspect aluminium double glazed casement windows are fitted throughout. The whole is set under a steep pitched tiled roof with decorative courses, dressed stone and contrasting deep white soffits. Throughout the course of construction, the emphasis on the entire build and finish has been one of quality. Underfloor central heating is installed throughout with thermostats in all rooms. The hall flooring and all bathrooms are finished in Travertine marble. The kitchen and utility room, through to the garden rooms, are finished in Indian slate. The living area is arranged ove (truncated)

Panelled door opens through to:

A grand 2 storey central reception hall that affords a sense of grandeur with an elegant stairwell ascending to a spectacular galleried landing overhead. Feature stone fireplace (non operational) with a projecting hearth. Dado rail. Marble flooring. Glazed beveled doors leading to various reception rooms. Archway through to:

Arch to a general cloaks store area. Marble flooring extending through to:

Suite comprised of a low-level WC with concealed cistern together with a vanity unit with basin set in a contrasting granite surround with mirrored relief having further store cupboards to base. Marble flooring. Adjacent shaver point.

A fine, dual aspect room incorporating a projecting bay to side overlooking the gardens. Fitted with a bespoke range of office style furniture comprising an array of store cabinets and drawers incorporating ranges of pull-out filing cabinets with backlit display areas with extensive base store cabinets. Natural wood panelling to dado height . Angled workstation with further range of bespoke office furniture.

Double doors from the hall lead to a naturally well lit reception room of good proportions incorporating a projecting bay to the rear affording unsurpassed views out over the seating terrace and gardens beyond. Glazed double doors to side. Feature stone fireplace incorporating a multi-fuel stove with projecting hearth. Dado rail. Bevel glazed double doors open through to:

An elegant formal dining room with a projecting bay to the rear affording delightful views. Ornate ceiling coving. Dado rail. Return double doors to the reception hall. Glazed door opening to:

Indian slate flooring throughout. Naturally well lit this area forms the very core to his most spectacular of family homes and is subdivided to provide:

Situated to the fore with views across the approach drive. Fitted with an extensive range of store cupboards and general drawers with a pull-out work station/table.. Further bevelled glazed range of store cupboards.

Fitted with an extensive range of part shelved store cupboards, one of which incorporates a laundry chute. Twin bowl single drainer sink set in a carved granite surround with tiled splashbacks. Adjacent plumbing for domestic dishwasher and tumble dryer. Backlit worksurfaces with discrete surface downlighting. Space for full height fridge/freezer. Part glazed door to side to an enclosed SIDE PORCH. Further door to BOILER ROOM – housing 2 gas fired boilers with zoned heating and hot water supply. COVERED WALKWAY Of brick construction, set under a feature wood lined pitched tiled roof the walkway links to a run of 4 garages with its attached GUEST/STAFF FLAT.


A fabulous open galleried landing with a view down to the substantial reception hall. Ornate corner plasterwork. Dado rail. Mirrored display niche.. Access to 2 deep shelved Airing Cupboard housing a pre-lagged hot water cylinder with 2 fitted immersion heaters. Concealed stairwell ascending to a substantial full height, fully boarded LOFT SPACE situated on the second floor, with access to further areas of useful walk-in eaves storage.

Fitted with a further extensive range of part glazed store cabinets to principal wall incorporating store drawers. Further range of partial mirror fronted wardrobe store cupboards with adjacent his-and-hers vanity wash basins set in a granite surround with mirrored relief and discrete downlighting. Door to:

Comprised of a bedroom which affords a fine outlook across the beautifully maintained parklike grounds. Fitted with a range of bedroom store cupboards with open display areas and backlighting. Corresponding bedside cabinets. Dado rail.

Incorporating an extensive range of part glazed wardrobe store cupboards to wall with further range of vanity store cupboards and drawers to side. Open archway to:

Suite comprised of a moulded panelled bath set in a contrasting tiled surround with separate hand-held shower to side. Matching low-level WC with concealed cistern. Walk-in double shower with glazed screen and tiled walls. Marble flooring. Dado rail. Heated ladder style towel rail.. 2 wall light points.

Suite comprised of a low-level WC with concealed cistern, vanity unit set in a marbled surround with mirrored relief and a range of base store cupboards under with adjacent shaver point. Marbled flooring. Recessed ceiling lights.

Affording a fine outlook across the gardens. Bedside cabinets comprising store drawers. Extensive range of deep wardrobe store cupboards. Door to:

Fitted with a range of cream coloured soft close store cabinets to both base and high level with corner carousel space saving storage facility with surrounding carved granite worksurfaces incorporating a twin bowl steel sink with monobloc tap and separate purifying water system to side with rinse facility. Integrated Miele domestic dishwasher. Integrated full height concealed fridge and base freezer. Further appliances in the form of a Neff 5 ring halogen hob set under a similar canopy extractor with brushed steel relief set over 2 built-in ovens with a pull-out warming drawer. Separate island unit incorporating a base Neff microwave. Further extensive range of store cupboards in the form of a further full height fridge/freezer. LARDER STORE to side with high level uplit glazed enclosed dresser for china and glass storage set over the surrounding wood block worksurfaces with discrete downlighting. Opening through to:

A fine informal dining area affording views across the gardens, linked to the kitchen by a further extensive range of soft close bespoke cabinets to both base and high level. Further high level back lit glazed china display cabinet. Two sets of bevel glazed small pane doors opening through to:

Enjoying a south/east/west orientation affording spectacular views across the seating terrace and associated gardens. Of quality bespoke construction, the room provides ample space for seating and general entertaining with glazed double doors to side. Feature contemporary angled raised flame effect gas fire. Indian slate flooring throughout.

Heated swimming pool set in a paved surround with 2 projecting bays, one of which incorporates a HOT TUB/SPA, with the corresponding bay providing an area for informal dining. KITCHEN AREA fitted with a range of granite worktops incorporating a stainless steel sink with a range of base store cupboards. Built-in concealed fridge. To the rear is a POOL HOUSE incorporating the heating and filtration equipment. Within the stand-alone building is a POOL/CHANGING ROOM with a low level WC and wall mounted wash basin with store cupboards under a marbled surround with mirrored relief. Separate tiled enclosed shower cubicle. Access to overhead roof void.

All main services are connected. The services and equipment remaining with the property have not been tested by John D Wood & Co. and we are unable to verify that they are in working order.

All items usually denominated as fixtures and fittings, apart from those mentioned specifically in these particulars, are excluded from the sale.

From the centre of the village of Sway (i.e. by the Railway Station) proceed north, taking the turning off on the left into Mead End Road. Continue along Mead End Road for a distance of approximately 0.2 mile turning right into Adlams Lane, where the gated approach that ultimately serves the property will be seen at the end of the lane on the right hand side.

Strictly By Appointment through John D Wood & Co.

With twin remote controlled up-and-over doors. Tiled floor. Further small pane obscure glazed door opening through to:

Twin remote controlled doors.

Of similar construction to the property, accessed off the tarmacadam spur of the approach drive. The accommodation provides for a sitting room, kitchen and cloakroom with a bedroom and bathroom overhead.

Set around a tarmacadam courtyard is a single substantial run of timber outbuildings in the form of a large WORKSHOP/STORE providing further garaging, with an adjacent GARDEN STORE, POTTING SHED and GARDENERS ROOM. The whole fronts a tarmacadam COURTYARD. To one side is a small propagation area enclosed on all sides by close board fencing incorporating a GREENHOUSE, with an adjacent brick built TRACTOR STORE (an additional garage). Integrated within the garaging complex though accessed externally is a GARDEN CLOAKROOM with low-level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

The property is approached via remote controlled gates set on substantial ornamental brick piers opening to rhododendron lined tarmacadam driveway of approximately 150m in length which features a turning circle with ornamental box hedging, linking the property to it's range of garaging and the guest/staff cottage. A secondary spur off leads to the garden courtyard. To the fore, the gardens are beautifully maintained and comprise distinct areas of lawn with the backdrop of maintained ornamental evergreen hedgework affording the occupants total privacy and seclusion. Wide central steps ascend to the property with areas of lawn with deep ornamental decorative borders designed for ease of maintenance. Access through the covered walkway opens to GARDEN TERRACE which effectively horseshoes the garaging and cottage complex. The paved courtyard features deep, well stocked ornamental beds and borders running past the property, with informal areas of seating linking to the prin (truncated)

Comprising tracts of manicured lawn with the backdrop of decorative bed and borders planted with an array of mature shrubs, which benefits from a watering system. Within the curtilage is a spectacular LAKE being well-stocked with a small island, featuring a number of gunnera, the whole having the backdrop of light woodland, affording the occupants total privacy and seclusion. To the rear of the formal gardens, a tarmacadam path linking with a general concealed GARDEN STORE area with compost bins, with the walkway running behind the ornamental borders, not being visible from the property, to provide further SEATING AREAS that offers gated access to the rear of the ornamental lake. Abutting the lake is a projecting area of decking with a brick edged paved pathways, with low ground cover plants and aquatic marginals. Within the curtilage of the gardens, which extend to an area of approximately 2 acres, is a separate building constructed very much in keeping with the main hou (truncated)

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