About this property

TENURE: Freehold

An individual detached family home, reputed to have been constructed approximately 100 years ago on the site of an earlier dwelling.

The property sits in a fabulous park-like setting that encompasses an area of pasture, wild flower meadows, woodland and the gently flowing Avon Water. Facing due south Crickets enjoys an unsurpassed and totally secluded outlook over its valley setting.

4 bedrooms, 2 en suite bath/shower rooms, cloakroom, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, study, garden chalet, double and single garage, gardens & grounds of just under 5 acres on the avon water.

CRICKETS    The accommodation of some 1984 sq.ft. is arranged over 2 floors to provide for a total of 3 generous reception rooms, a modern kitchen/breakfast room, a separate utility room and cloakroom. At ground floor level is a fine bedroom suite with a well-proportioned en suite bathroom. Overhead 3 further double bedrooms are served by an independent bathroom.

ACCOMMODATION    A covered porch opens to a reception hall with exposed wooden floor and cloakroom to one side. Stairs ascending to the first floor. To the fore is a dual aspect study featuring an open fireplace with bespoke office furniture and double doors opening to the side terrace and gardens. A naturally well-lit dual aspect drawing room situated to the rear overlooks the parkland and drive approach featuring a raised contemporary wood burning stove and bi-fold doors opening to the extensive paved seating terrace. To one side the dining room offers a splendid outlook over the parkland. At ground floor level is a sizable suite comprising a dual aspect bedroom fitted with a range of wardrobe store cupboards with doors opening to the paved seating terrace. Adjacent is an en suite shower. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of store cupboards with a built-in appliances and an island unit incorporating a hob with pop-up extractor. To one side is a breakfast seating area. There is an internal larder and cloaks store cupboard with a separate utility room within a side lobby.

OVERHEAD    The principle bedroom features a range of wardrobe store cupboards to one entire wall with double doors opening to a glazed balcony affording unsurpassed views over the pasture. Two further double bedrooms are served by a contemporary Roca bathroom.

OUTSIDE    Within the curtilage of the property are a range of outbuildings accessed at the head of the sweeping gravelled driveway serving a detached double garage. Beyond a gravelled courtyard, an additional substantial timber built workshop with separate gated access to the side lane. Overlooking the meadowland is a chalet style summerhouse set on an area of decking. Simple lawned gardens that unusually features a private railway are off-set by decorative beds and borders. The gardens lead to swathes of established pasture with extensive wild-flower meadows through which are cut informal walkways that meander to the border of the picturesque Avon Water. The land associated with the property extends in total to an area of a little under 5 acres incorporating fenced pasture for grazing and a shelter belt of mature woodland.

Reference LYM160202

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Lymington Sales

  • 53 High Street
  • Lymington
  • Hampshire
  • SO41 9ZB
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