A beautiful former Verger’s cottage which has been sympathetically extended by the current owners to accommodate for the needs of family life.
The cottage now offers four bedrooms and further benefits from two garages, off road parking, outbuildings and grounds extending to just over a quarter of an acre.
Energy Efficiency Rating: EThe cottage enjoys a prime semi-rural New Forest location close to the popular villages of Burley and Bransgore, yet conveniently placed for the A31 and motorway network.
Burley is a picturesque village in the heart of the New Forest National Park boasting a range of boutique shops, restaurants, a dispensing gp surgery and two public houses.
Burley also enjoys an active village community with a village hall, cricket club and a popular 9 hole golf course.
The village of Bransgore lies on the edge of the New Forest, within easy reach by car of popular beaches and the towns of Christchurch and Bournemouth.
The village boasts a well-regarded primary school, sports field and children’s playground, as well as many woodland walks nearby.
There is also a farm shop in the nearby village of Bashley, as well as several award winning hotels and restaurants within close proximity.
Brockenhurst railway station provides a mainline link into London taking approximately 95 minutes.
Available for the first time in almost sixty years, this lovely family home was formed originally from a small cottage believed to have been built circa 1820 and then later extended in 1964 to meet the demands of a growing family.
The property offers a charming and elegant façade of wisteria clad brick walls with attractive detailing and casement windows set under a tile hung roofline with decorative ridge tiles and is double glazed throughout.
Internally, the accommodation comprises well-proportioned rooms with scope for further modernisation.
The principle living spaces comprise a sitting room with bay window and feature gas fireplace and a dining room with front aspect bay window and recessed fireplace with gas fired log burning effect stove.
Set off the sitting room is a delightful triple aspect garden room with a door opening onto a private decked terrace.
The bespoke double aspect kitchen/breakfast room was designed by the current owner and offers a large open plan space with a door opening out onto the garden.
The kitchen is fitted with a range of base and storage units, as well as a breakfast bar.
The kitchen area is equipped with fitted ovens and microwave and an island gas hob.
Set off the kitchen is a study/tack room area to one side and a utility area accessed via a stable door to the other.
The utility area is fitted with a Butler sink, with space and plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer.
From here there is access into the garages and out via sliding doors into a useful covered lean-to area.
To the first floor, a landing area links to the double aspect master bedroom with built-in wardrobes, shower cubicle and en-suite bathroom, as well as three additional bedrooms, all with built-in wardrobe storage and a family bathroom.
To the front aspect, a small five bar gate and separate hatchet gate set under a pretty hedge archway open onto a gravel pathway leading to two small areas of lawn garden and the front entrance.
A brick paved drive way provides off road parking facilities and access to the two integral garages.
A five bar gate from the driveway opens onto an area of hardstanding and a detached stable block with tack room and shelter.
The main area of garden is apportioned into different areas of interest including lawn gardens encompassed by established plant borders and raised plant beds interspersed by a paved stepping stone pathway.
A paved pathway set under a romantic wisteria clad pergola leads to a second parking area accessed via a second driveway at the corner of the plot.
A greenhouse sits to the side of this driveway.
Set within the main area of lawn garden is a small crescent of fruit trees and a seating area with water feature.
Sitting directly behind the property is a detached brick built outbuilding/workshop and a separate stable.
From here, an arched trellis leads onto a tranquil decked terrace area which can also be accessed from the garden room.
This private terrace is bordered by some specimen planting and includes another water feature.
The stunning grounds extend in total to just over a quarter of an acre and are flanked by established hedge and timber and wrought iron fencing which separates the second upper vehicular access and two further car ports, one being of sufficient height for a boat or small horse box.
The adjacent property enjoys a right of way over this driveway.