A former Lodge House of late Edwardian origins that has, over the intervening years been substantially re-modelled and enlarged. Occupying a delightful mature sylvan setting within minutes' walk of the famed Beaulieu River the property set under a part thatched/part shingled roof retains great character and rustic charm.
The accommodation, arranged over two floors provides 3 characteristic reception rooms served by a live-in kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom, features a useful ground floor bedroom suite comprising a garden-side double bedroom with its own en suite shower room and cloakroom.
Overhead the first floor provides for 3 additional bedrooms served by an independent bathroom and cloakroom, the principal bedroom having its own sizable dressing room.
The property is set in a mature well stocked woodland garden featuring a maintained area of lawn having the backdrop of a diverse array of woodland plants, with a rustic built garage/store the whole extending to an area of approximately 0.5 acre affording the occupants a sense of total privacy and seclusion.
4 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms, (1 en suite), cloakroom, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, study, 2 garden rooms, garden, barn, ample off-lane parking
ACCOMMODATION IN MORE DETAIL A mainly glazed reception lobby incorporates a screened utility area to one side. Beyond a panelled door opens to a reception hall with a terracotta tiled floor and turnaround stairs ascending to the first floor with a deep cloaks/ store cupboard and ground floor cloakroom. To one side is a dual aspect, live-in kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an extensive range of natural-wood store cabinets with surface downlighting over the marble effect worksurface having a side door opening to the exterior. Accessed from the hall is a sizeable separate dining room fitted with a range of open-display library shelving to one wall with bevel glazed doors serving a garden-side dual aspect study. Beyond the dining room is a dual-aspect sitting room featuring a substantial multi-fuel stove set on a projecting tiled hearth with useful log-store to side. A self-contained ground floor bedroom suite comprises a double bedroom overlooking the drive approach with an adjacent cloakroom and contemporary shower room. A garden room is accessed via the dining room and provides extensive views over the gardens.
FIRST FLOOR Landing with access to an overhead roof void. The principal bedroom has the benefit of a dressing room featuring an ornate fireplace. The principal room and 2 further bedrooms are served by an independent contemporary bathroom with shower with a separate cloakroom.
OUTSIDE The property is approached from Dock Lane over a sweeping gravelled drive incorporating a detached timber built open-fronted garage store with parking to one side suitable for a number of vehicles. Set within its own wooded glade the garden comprises a sweeping tract of lawn interspersed with deep ornamental, well-stocked shrub and herbaceous borders that provide all-round seasonal colour and interest. The gardens feature areas of standing woodland with woodland walks, the whole affording the residents a sense of total privacy and seclusion.
SERVICES Mains water, electricity, electric night storage heating private drainage. 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 Lymington, continue down the High Street, bearing left into Gosport Street. At the mini roundabout turn right and continue out over the causeway crossing over the Lymington River and proceed east on the B3054 toward Beaulieu. On reaching Beaulieu turn right and proceed through the village, passing the Montagu Arms Hotel and crossing the river. Continue on past Palace House for about 400 yards turning right into Dock Lane. Continue along this private gravelled road for about ½ mile where the entrance serving the property will be seen on the right hand side just after the sign denoting Oxleys.
VIEWING Strictly By Appointment by John D Wood & Co.