Redcroft is a fine example of a substantial, individual family home of character. Reputed to have been constructed by the famed architectural and building practice of Ravenscroft and Brook a company renowned in the area for its contribution to local architecture the property has a distinctive characteristic Arts and Crafts feel.
Arranged over 3 extensive floors the property features an imposing through reception hall with a series of characteristic reception rooms, a fine south facing conservatory, a generous kitchen, breakfast room and separate utility room. The first floor provides for a total of 4 bedrooms served by 2 bath/shower rooms (1 en suite) and a cloakroom) with all rooms having extensive built in wardrobes and vanity basins in situ. Overhead is a 3 bedroom flat with its own kitchenette and independent bath/shower room that occupies the entire second floor with independent external access.
The property stands in a well-stocked private mature garden with gated access to one side that serves a large secure parking compound suitable for a number of vehicles with its own detached double garage/workshop featuring a useful first floor through store-room.
6 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms, 2 cloakrooms, drawing room, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, study, utility room, private mature gardens, detached double garage/workshop with room over, ample off street parking.
ACCOMMODATION IN MORE DETAIL Hardwood door with stain glazed inset opens to:
RECEPTION LOBBY With traditional tiled floor. Further leadlight glazed door opens to:
RECEPTION HALL With feature fireplace (currently sealed) surmounted by a carved natural wood surround. Fitted range of general store cupboards with open display shelving. Tiled floor. Panelled door to side opens to:
INNER LOBBY With access to a deep under stairs store cupboard. Stairs ascending to first floor incorporating a quarter landing. Further door to:
CLOAKROOM With low-level WC and wall-mounted wash hand basin with a separate. area for hanging and general storage. Tiled walls.
DRAWING ROOM Featuring an octagonal bay to the garden side with adjacent door to side. Feature open fireplace with projecting semi-circular, marble hearth and insets with a painted carved wood surround. Recessed display areas. Three quarter glazed bevel door opens to:
DINING ROOM With tiled floor. Bi-fold doors opening to adjacent conservatory. Door opening to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM With recessed ceiling lights and tiled floor throughout.
KITCHEN AREA Fitted with a comprehensive range of carved natural wood store cabinets to both base and high level. Wood capped marble effect worksurfaces with inset two and a half bowl single drainer sink. Built-in Stoves 4 ring Heritage gas hob set under a projecting canopy fan. Base Bosch microwave oven and built-in Stoves twin oven. Built-in fridge and Neff-dishwasher. Full-height, shelved larder pantry store to side. Further range of high level store cupboards.
BREAKFAST AREA Ample unobstructed area for formal dining with tiled walls. Part glazed doors to:
UTILITY ROOM With wall-mounted Belfast style sink with slate drainer to side. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Tiled walls and floor. Door to exterior.
CONSERVATORY Of brick and uPVC glazed construction surmounted by a pitched roof with glazed double doors opening to the gardens beyond.
On The First Floor
LANDING With stairs ascending to second floor. Access to under stairs storage cupboard.
PRINCIPAL SUITE Comprising a garden side bedroom with a central bedhead location linked by a full-width range of wardrobe store cupboards with base store cabinets. Part glazed wardrobe store cupboards to one entire wall with central kneehole vanity area. Door to:
EN SUITE BATHROOM Fitted with a suite comprising a low-level WC with concealed cistern, wall-mounted wash hand basin and corresponding bidet. Wood-clad panelled bath set in a titled surround with central shower mixer. Tiled double shower. Tiled walls and floor.
FURTHER ACCOMMODATION An additional 3 well-proportioned double bedrooms, 2 of which have vanity basins are served by an independent BATHROOM fitted with a modern suite comprising low-level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Bath with central shower mixer. Access to a shelved airing cupboard incorporating a substantial pre-lagged hot water cylinder. Tiled walls.
CLOAKROOM With low-level WC and wall-mounted wash hand basin.
On The Second Floor
ACCOMMODATION Further double bedrooms, 1 having an external fire escape whilst 2 feature vanity units with store cupboards under whist the 3rd bedroom currently incorporates a kitchenette area with single drainer sink and Stoves 4 ring gas hob and base oven.
BATHROOM With suite comprising a low-level WC with concealed cistern, wall-mounted wash hand basin with a range of base store cupboards under and bidet. Panelled bath set in a wood and tiled surround with central shower mixer. Tiled shower cubicle.
OUTSIDE The property is approached from the road over a block paved drive incorporating remote controlled electric gates set on substantial brick piers with a side gate that provides a substantial area for parking for several vehicles. DOUBLE GARAGE/WORKSHOP with overhead STUDIO/STORE ROOM.
To the rear a brick edged paved seating terrace adjacent to the property leads to an area of lawn with deep rockery borders incorporating a diverse array of trees and ornamental shrubs, the whole enjoying a fine southerly aspect. To one side a Wisteria clad exterior fire escape serves the 2nd floor 3 bedroom flat. Gated access leads to an inland courtyard garden with a number of low maintenance raised beds. The gardens are a particular feature having evolved to provide a high degree of privacy and seclusion with a number ofrnamental ponds linked by various rills, the whole set in a crazy paved surround.
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 Lymington continue west on the A337 towards Everton. Turn left off the A337 in the direction of Milford On Sea. Continue towards the village turning right into Manor Road. As the road bears sharp left, turn right into George Road where the property will be seen set back on the left hand side.
VIEWING Strictly By Appointment by John D Wood & Co.