About this property
Coming to the market for the first time in some 40 years, we are delighted to offer for sale this fabulous detached family home standing in beautiful gardens and situated in an enviable location on the edge of this New Forest village, within sight of the National Park.
Purchased as a newly constructed property in 1979 with a ‘blank canvas’ for a garden the property has been continuously maintained and imaginatively landscaped by the present owner and offers well-planned accommodation with generous off road parking, a double garage and a delightful, peaceful location, with a lovely view from each of the 4 bedrooms.
SUMMARY OF ACCOMODATION:
* Entrance Hall
* Through Lounge
* Separate Dining Room
* Sun Lounge
* Kitchen/Breakfast Room
* Master Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room
* 3 Further Bedrooms
* Family Bathroom
* Attached Double Garage
* Lean To Greenhouse & Timber Garden Store.
LOCATION: Listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 Sway is situated on the southern edge of the New Forest in the beautiful National Park. This thriving Village has its own Railway Station which is on the Weymouth to Waterloo line, the local Church and Primary School. Local activities are well supported and there are pubs, restaurants and hotels within easy reach. The sailing town of Lymington with its unique Georgian High Street and 2 yachting marinas lies approximately 4 miles away with Southampton and Bournemouth being approximately 16 miles and 14 miles respectively.
SERVICES: All mains services are available, gas heating and UPVC double-glazing.
EPC BAND: D (59) COUNCIL TAX BAND: G
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through Littlewood's Estate Agents.
ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL: (All measurements are approximate).
A canopied front entrance with stone floor and courtesy lights protects the panelled door which has obscure double-glazed side screens and provides access to the:
ENTRANCE HALL: Coved and textured ceiling, 2 ceiling light points, a single radiator, telephone and power points. A straight flight of stairs rises to the first floor, under which is a useful recess and storage cupboard.
CLOAKROOM: Coved and textured ceiling, ceiling light point, attractive wainscoting to dado height, obscure double-glazed window, chromium, ladder style radiator/towel rail. Wash basin set into a vanity unit with mixer tap and storage below, low flush W.C. with concealed cistern.
THROUGH LOUNGE: 22’9”x 12’3” (6.93 x 3.74m) Coved and textured ceiling, 2 ceiling light points, 3 wall light points, 2 double radiators. A delightful triple aspect room, overlooking the gardens to the front and rear, with an open, Purbeck stone fireplace at present housing a gas fire. A pair of glazed, cottage style doors lead to the dining room and glazed folding doors provide access to the:
SUN LOUNGE: 15’8”x 11’10” (4.77 x 3.60m) Enjoying delightful views over the gardens and constructed on low cavity walls with UPVC double-glazing under a double-glazed pitched roof with radiator, power and light points. Casement doors provide access to the patio.
SEPARATE DINING ROOM: 10’10”x 10’10” (3.30 x 3.30m) Coved and textured ceiling, ceiling light point, double-glazed window overlooking the rear garden, single radiator, power points, a serving hatch to/from the kitchen and doors from both the lounge and hall.
STUDY: 10’x 5’ (3.05 x 1.52m) Coved and textured ceiling, ceiling light point, power points and a radiator. A double-glazed window overlooks the gardens to the front and a connecting door leads to the garaging.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 15’7”x 10’9” (4.75 x 3.28m) Maximum measurements, with a lovely view over the rear garden, coved and plain set ceiling, recessed ceiling downlighters; additional diffused lighting above and below the kitchen units also create a lovely ambience.There is a comprehensive range of colour-washed kitchen units constructed at base and eye level comprising shelved storage cupboards and drawers, surmounted by square edge melamine working surfaces with attractive tiled splashbacks and an inset, 1½ bowl, single drainer, polycarbonate sink with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include a 4 ring halogen hob with adjacent oven, a built in ‘Miele’ dishwasher and a washing machine. A peninsular breakfast bar provides a useful eating area next to which is an extensive range of shelved storage cupboards for larder provisions. There are ample power points, a double radiator and a panelled door with window gives access to the side of the property.
From the entrance hall a straight flight of stairs rises to the first floor galleried landing which has a coved and textured ceiling point, power point, a single radiator and access to the loft space. Two windows overlook the gardens to the front and there is a built in shelved linen cupboard.
MASTER BEDROOM: 15’8”x 10’10” (4.77 x 3.30m) With 2 double-glazed windows overlooking the rear garden with glimpses of the open forest beyond, coved and textured ceiling, ceiling light point, radiator, power points and a T.V. point. There are 2 built in wardrobes with hanging rails and a door leading to the:
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: With a coved and textured ceiling, recessed ceiling downlighters, an obscure double-glazed window and a single radiator. The suite comprises a double width, glazed and tiled shower with independent shower and massage heads, a wash basin set into a vanity unit with mixer tap, tiled splashback, display surface and storage below, and a W.C. with concealed cistern.
BEDROOM TWO: 14’x 12’4” (4.27 x 3.76m) A delightful double aspect room overlooking the gardens to the side and rear, with textured ceiling, ceiling light point, double-glazed windows, a single radiator, built in wardrobe, telephone and power points.
BEDROOM THREE: 10’10”x 10’10” (3.30 x 3.30m) With a coved and textured ceiling, ceiling light point, power points, a built in wardrobe, single radiator and a double-glazed window overlooking the rear garden with glimpses of the open forest beyond.
BEDROOM FOUR: 12’3”x 8’5” (3.74 x 2.57m) Overlooking the front garden through a double-glazed window, coved and textured ceiling, ceiling light point, power points, a built in wardrobe and a single radiator.
FAMILY BATHROOM: With a coved and textured ceiling, recessed ceiling downlighters, an obscure double-glazed window and ceramic tiling to approximately half height. The white suite comprises a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, a wash hand basin and a low flush W.C. a double radiator and a chromium, ladder style, heated towel rail. A built in airing cupboard houses the hot water cylinder with slatted storage shelving.
The property stands amongst extremely well-maintained gardens, created over time, by the owner from a bare plot, which now form a particular feature.
The house is screened from the road by a deep border of mature Rhododendrons with a gorgeous ‘Weeping Willow’ at the entrance to the drive which sweeps past the front elevation forming additional parking and a turning space in front of the garaging.
GARAGE 1: 17’3”x 9’3” (5.26 x 2.82m) With power and light points, up and over door, a double-glazed window overlooking the front garden and a connecting door to:
GARAGE 2: 17’6”x 8’6” (5.33 x 2.59m) Up and over door, power and light points, a double radiator, a wall mounted boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating with adjacent programmer and a an obscure-glazed door to the outside.
The remainder of the front garden is essentially laid to well-tended lawn and contributes to the lovely view that is enjoyed from the lounge window.
A timber gate provides access to the right hand side of the property where there is a large area of patio and entertainment space with a built in barbeque area incorporating storage cupboards and work surface. This area also contains a lean-to greenhouse and a further store.
The rear garden is a picture, with sweeping lawn bounded by high cultivated hedging and deep, well-stocked flower/shrub beds and borders. There are two areas of patio, one of which is accessed from the sun lounge with space for lounging furniture etc, the other being slightly more formal and being of sufficient size for dining ‘al fresco’. Both areas enjoy lovely tranquil views over the gardens.
To the left of the property is a garden wall behind which is a large timber garden store.
There is plenty of external lighting.
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