5 bedroom detached house for sale

Southampton Road, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9GZ

£1,775,000 via Savills, Winchester: 01962 571562

An attractive, bright and spacious family home presented in the highest order and set within glorious gardens of 0.45 acres in a prime location on the outskirts of Lymington.

Description

Buckland Place is an impressive, bright and spacious five bedroom detached family home which is presented in the highest order offering a wonderful living environment. A large reception hall makes for a particularly positive first impression giving easy access to all principal living areas. A large sitting room with an impressive inglenook fireplace housing a log burner and ample space for storing logs during the winter is a real focal point and there are attractive views through the sliding doors onto the rear gardens. This is a fabulous cosy living space ideal for formal occasions and entertaining. A generous family/cinema room is an ideal space for everyday living and informal occasions. The kitchen/dining room is at the heart of this family home with a comprehensive range of units including floor to ceiling cupboards and drawer sections with granite work surfaces as well as a comprehensive range of fitted appliances. A large central island is a real highlight of the room and provides a bar to sit at and a further work surface/preparation area as well as additional fitted units. The kitchen links into the utility room which again provides further floor to ceiling cupboards for ample storage together with additional work surfaces. There is access to the garden from both the kitchen and the utility room providing for a very practical setup. A study with fitted cabinets and bookshelves provides a good space for working from home.

Out of the reception hall, a staircase rises to the first floor where there are a total of five large bedrooms, including a generous principal bedroom with large en suite and spacious, bright walk-in wardrobe. There is a guest bedroom with en suite shower room and wall to wall storage behind sliding doors. The remaining three double bedrooms are serviced by a family bathroom. The house also benefits from an extensive boarded attic space for storage and potentially for conversion (subject to consents).

OUTSIDE
The property is approached via a private driveway screened by mature trees. Entrance is through traditional five bar gates which open into the attractive Indian sandstone paved drive providing parking for numerous vehicles as well as access to the large double garage. The gardens at the front are extremely well manicured and arranged, including open lawn flanked by herbaceous borders and a mature boundary giving some great screening and a real feel of privacy. There is further space behind the garage for additional parking for cars or a small boat. The gardens, of approximately 0.45 acres, wrap around both sides of the house leading to an attractive rear south facing terrace with a wisteria covered pergola providing great space for outdoor entertaining and relaxing. The lawns extend out from here towards the far boundary where there are mature borders giving a good degree of interest throughout the year. Halfway down the garden is a further seating area from which to enjoy the evening sun. The gardens provide a beautiful oasis capturing the sun at any time of the day providing a real feature of this fine family home.

Location

The house sits in a prime tucked away position on the northern side of Lymington, which is a pretty Georgian town known for its relaxed coastal market town feel, two marinas and sailing clubs including the renowned Royal Lymington Yacht Club. The town has a weekly Saturday market, boutique shops offering diverse shopping, a selection of restaurants and pubs, a charming harbour with a historic quay. Other facilities include the excellent Lymington Hospital.

Nearby to the house is the Iron Age hill fort of Buckland Rings which forms part of the outstanding natural beauty of the New Forest National Park. The Forest lies predominantly to the north and offers endless trails on which to walk, run, ride or cycle. To the south lies the coast with unrivalled sailing facilities and further walks along the sea walls towards the Keyhaven Nature Reserve and Milford on Sea.

To the north is the New Forest village of Lyndhurst and Junction 1 of the M27 which links to the M3 for access to London. Brockenhurst Railway Station (approximately 5.5 miles) provides a half hourly service to London Waterloo with a journey time of approximately 90 minutes. Lymington Town Railway Station also provides regular connections to Brockenhurst.

SCHOOLING - Notable primary schools include Lymington Junior School, St. Thomas’ Catholic Primary School, and William Gilpin Primary, while prestigious institutions like Walhampton School cater to both prep and pre-prep education. For secondary education, choices include Winchester College, Brockenhurst College, Priestlands School, and King Edward’s VI.

Square Footage: 2,971 sq ft


Acreage: 0.45 Acres

Additional Info

Freehold
Council Tax Band F
Mains services connected


Agent: Savills, Winchester

Savills, 1 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8RZ

Phone: 01962 571562