5 bedroom detached house for sale

Lower Buckland Road, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9DS

£1,050,000 via Burkmars Estate Agents, Lymington: 01592 809756

Artillery Cottage, Lilies Cottage and Lilies Studio present an exciting opportunity to purchase properties offering versatile accommodation set ups, currently arranged as two adjoining, two bedroom cottages with a separate, self contained one bedroom studio. This property is of historic significance, in part dating back to 1806 with beautiful, abundant terraced gardens offering excellent privacy.

Artillery Cottage was built around 1805 for an Artillery Commander in charge of troops billeted in the park opposite.

Artillery Cottage - Approached over a gravel driveway with access over the gardens to the front door of Artillery Cottage. The welcoming entrance hall has a door to the cloakroom with original beamed ceiling. The kitchen is fitted with a range of shaker style cabinets with integrated oven, hob and extractor hood along with space for further appliances, a window overlooks the garden and the room leads around into a the utility room with a breakfast seating area. The living room has a fireplace with inset wood burner and a staircase to the first floor, with windows to the front garden, windows to the conservatory and a door opening to the conservatory. From here the conservatory is a wonderful addition to the cottage, offering a variety of uses, currently incorporating sitting and dining areas as well as a study corner. The conservatory is great for year round use with its insulated glass roof.

There are two bedrooms on the first floor. Bedroom one is a good size with windows to three aspects taking in views of the gardens and looking out to Walhampton Hill to the front. Bedroom two is currently used as a double bedroom and office. The bathroom is particularly spacious and well laid out with a modern suite including a bath and separate shower. From the bathroom a door leads to a further room which could be used as a home office or gym, or maybe an occasional bedroom.

The multiple terraced gardens of the cottages are an exceptional feature. Up at the top is a private seating area giving an overview of the property with a view over the hills, the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine! Depending on the time of year there are many varieties of flowering plants lining the banked areas. Stepping stones lead you down into the middle seating area where there is abundance of fruit trees. Following on is the upper lawn and upper patio where there is a summer house and an arbour. From here at ground level is the lower lawn, patio and two sheds. There is a vegetable plot with fruit cage and small greenhouse. Pretty gardens and patio surround the cottage and lead to the front door. The gardens are a true 'gardener's delight', creating multi dimensional spaces, beautifully tended with a huge variety of flowering plants, mature shrubs and trees, too numerous to mention individually. The gardens are a haven for wildlife and offer a very private setting. Gates open to a gravel drive which gives substantial off-road parking and the entrance to Lilies Studio.

Lilies Cottage - This delightful adjoining cottage is currently run as a successful holiday cottage let ( property has its own entrance from Hollywood Lane via double gates over a driveway, past a summer house, to a beautiful cottage garden with pond. The cottage also has its own entrance which opens to the entrance hall where stairs rise to the first floor. There is an L-shaped living/dining room which has a fireplace with wood burning stove, windows to two aspects and French doors onto the garden. The kitchen is fully fitted with a range of cabinets with appliances and a door to the courtyard.

On the first floor are a double and a single bedroom which share a 'jack and jill' bathroom. This cottage has a separate council tax band - A.

Lilies Studio - This is a separate, self contained, detached property in the grounds, with a separate entrance gate opening into a fully enclosed courtyard garden area, perfect for outside seating. The front door opens into a an open-plan kitchen/living room comprising a modern fitted kitchen with appliances included. There is also a double bedroom with roof light and this is served by a well fitted, modern shower room.

Both Lilies Cottage and Lilies Studio have all fixtures and fittings included to make 'turnkey' properties.

The properties are situated within walking distance of Lymington which offers an extensive range of shops from large household names such as Marks & Spencer and Waitrose to independent boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants, pubs and tea rooms. There are also a variety of hair salons and beauticians to choose from. Saturdays provide a vibrant atmosphere throughout the town as the market attracts many locals and visitors from throughout the forest and beyond. Lymington is the ideal location for those who enjoy water sports with two marinas and sailing clubs holding access to the Solent and a short drive away from beaches. Lymington offers is own railway station but these properties are situated within a 10 minute drive of the mainline station at Brockenhurst. The Monkey Brew House, is an excellent pub/restaurant with microbrewery within easy strolling distance!

Lymington was named by the Daily Telegraph as the eighth best coastal town in Britain 2014. “You’ve got the New Forest, unspoilt coastline, it’s a sailing hub and you can still get to London easily,’’ A pretty Georgian coastal town, Lymington benefits from good schools, boutique shops and Saturday street market.

Being so close to the New Forest it also offers the perfect location for those who enjoy horse riding, walking and cycling. The town offers a nine-hole golf course, rowing club, community centre, library, small cinema, bowls club and tennis club. Lymington Recreation Centre offers an indoor 25m swimming pool and many fitness classes, whilst during the summer months there is an outdoor seawater baths next to the River with a hundred years of heritage. There is also a Cricket Club, Football and Rugby Clubs, Skateboard Park and children's play areas.

From a more practical view Lymington also offers churches of all faiths, infant, junior and secondary schools all within walking distance of the town.

Agent: Burkmars Estate Agents, Lymington

Burkmars Estate Agents, 35A High Street Lymington Hampshire SO41 9AF

Phone: 01592 809756