A fantastic opportunity to acquire a spacious first and second floor property on Lymington High Street that has granted planning permission in place (reference 16/11440) to create an impressive 2/3 bedroom duplex (split level) apartment in a beautiful Victorian Grade II Listed building in the central Lymington Conservation area. Until relatively recently the building has been used as an office but with careful thought could be restored to its former residential glory.
arranged over the first and second floor of a period building with planning permission for 2/3 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, sitting room, kitchen, dining room.
LYMINGTON The Georgian market town of Lymington has a wide range of shops and boutiques, as well as having the benefit of excellent sailing facilities including two large marinas, a number of chandleries and moorings on the river and at the Town Quay for visiting Yachtsmen. Every Saturday there is a Charter Market which runs the entire length of the High Street. Lymington offers a branch line link to the Forest village of Brockenhurst (approximately 15 minutes), which is some 5 miles to the north by road, which in turn offers a mainline fast link to London (Waterloo 90 minutes approximately). Junction 1 of the M27 lies 12 miles to the north, and links with the M3 for access to London. Miles of open forest suitable for riding and walking can be accessed at Bull Hill, Pilley or the nearby hamlets of Norleywood and East End.
ACCOMMODATON IN MORE DETAIL Entered via the former carriage access to Cannon Court, just off the High Street the stairs rise immediately to the first floor which currently comprises 4 reception rooms and 2 separate WC. The 2 first floor rooms to the front of the property have sash windows, the central window being a picturesque arched head, overlooking the lower reaches of the High Street both having concealed central fireplaces.
Turning stairs rise to the second floor which consist of 2 well-proportioned rooms both with elegant triangular dormer windows that offer glimpses of the top of the masts along the river and the Isle of Wight beyond.
The current planning permission is for an architect designed 2/3 bedroom duplex apartment that on the first floor would comprise a dual aspect kitchen and separate dining room to the rear of the property, a main reception room / bedroom with twin sash (one being arched) windows to the front, bedroom 1 with a sash window to the front and a shower room WC. The turning stairs would then rise to the second floor where bedroom 2 and a bathroom both with the separate trianglar dormer windows to the front.
There is no parking with the property but the council car parks are within very close proximity to the rear of Cannon Court.
SERVICES 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.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS All items usually denominated as fixtures and fittings, apart from those mentioned specifically in these particulars, are excluded from the sale.
DIRECTIONS From our office continue down the High Street in the direction of the town quay. Upon reaching the Masonic Hall the property can be found on the opposite side of the High Street above Cannon Court.
VIEWING Strictly By Appointment by John D Wood & Co.