TENURE: Share of Freehold
A spectacular mansion flat occupying the entire second floor of the east wing with the additional advantage of owning in its entirety the private beautifully stocked overhead roof garden. When viewed from the parkland the apartment whilst set on the top floor is actually accessed from the rear off rising ground that cuts in at first floor level.
The apartment forms part of the historic Northerwood House Estate, the estate having an interesting documented provenance with it at one time being in the ownership of the Bowes-Lyon family. The central core constructed circa 1780 has been attributed to Nash. In the 1970s the 2 wings were added (in which the apartment is located) with the whole being stuccoed and colour washed. A renowned local landmark visible from over the forest this most striking of properties is Listed Grade II. Set in park-like grounds featuring both formal and informal aspects with the backdrop of woodland parcels and grazing the apartment extends to approximately 2000 sq. ft. Naturally well-lit with a triple aspect the majority of the rooms afford panoramic vistas out over the surrounding forest with the historic village of Lyndhurst to one-side with the backdrop of The Solent and the Isle of Wight.
Without doubt the estate is regarded throughout the New Forest and Waterside as forming the benchmark for country house living affording as it does a wonderful sense of privacy, seclusion and security.
3 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms (1 en suite), drawing room, kitchen, dining room, study hall, balcony, roof terrace with spectacular views, communal gardens, double garage, residents and visitors parking.
RECEPTION HALL/STUDY Of grand proportions with a range of base store cupboards to one wall. Unobstructed study area. Deep, angled utility store cupboard. Painted panelled door to:
INNER HALL With skylight. Fitted with an extensive range of cloaks/store cupboards with a UTILITY CUPBOARD featuring skylight with space and plumbing for a stacked washing machine/tumble dryer. Water softener. Tiled floor with drain.
DRAWING ROOM A spectacular forest side reception room affording unsurpassed views out across the parkland with the backdrop of Lyndhurst, its famous church, the New forest and the Isle of Wight. Flame effect remote control gas fire set on a raised marbled heath with a carved, painted Adam style surround. Range of general store cupboards with areas of open display glazing for display purposes. Picture light. Small pane glazed door to a forestside BALCONY affording views over the maintained communal grounds, parkland and backdrop of the forest and Isle of Wight. Door to:
DINING ROOM A fine dual aspect room with extensive views overlooking gardens. Serving hatch to kitchen. Twin bevel glazed doors opening to adjacent drawing room.
KITCHEN Fitted with a comprehensive range of natural carved wood store cabinets with a granite effect worksurface. Leadlight style glazed china display cabinets with downlighting. Inset Rangemaster cooker. Space for a full-height fridge/freezer. Built-in concealed Bosch dishwasher and freezer.
PRINCIPAL SUITE Comprising a BEDROOM fitted with an extensive range of part-shelved wardrobes to one wall with overhead store cupboards. Small-pane glazed casement door to a BALCONY affording unsurpassed views. EN SUITE BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising a low-level WC, twin wash hand basin with store cupboards under and matching bidet. Panelled bath with overhead shower. Fully tiled walls.
BEDROOM 2 A fine inland bedroom affording extensive views over the drive approach and communal grounds. Wash hand basin with a range of cupboards and drawers under. Deep double wardrobe cupboard linked with overhead storage. Wall light point.
BEDROOM 3 With deep, part shelved wardrobe cupboard with overhead storage cupboards.
SHOWER ROOM Fitted with suite comprising a low-level WC with concealed cistern and wash hand basin with a range of store cupboards under. Tiled double shower cubicle with contemporary 6 jet multi-head power shower. Concealed gas fired boiler.
OUTSIDE The property is approached over a long sweeping driveway that cuts through areas of woodland featuring an In/Out drive approach incorporating a parking area to the fore. To one side a spur off links to a DOUBLE GARAGE with a remote control roller style door. The mansion affords unsurpassed views out over the beautifully maintained communal grounds of some 6 acres featuring woodland walks and a classic parterre formal garden. Situated on the first floor the apartment has the additional benefit of its own private roof terrace that extends across the apartment entire roof space the roof garden having power, light and an automated watering system in situ with the garden affording breath-taking panoramic views the property being a renowned landmark set amidst the mature woodland parkland. SUMMERHOUSE.
SERVICES 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.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS All items usually denominated as fixtures and fittings, apart from those mentioned specifically in these particulars, are excluded from the sale.
DIRECTIONS From London, continue south west on the M3 and M27. Leave the M27 at Junction 1 (Cadnam) and continue in a westerly direction out onto the open forest on the A31. On passing the service station at Stoney Cross take the next left hand turning – signed Emery Down. Continue on the lane passing through the hamlet of Emery Down. On passing the Church (on the right) at the brow of the hill is the entrance to the Estate on the left.
VIEWING Strictly By Appointment by John D Wood & Co.