5 bedroom detached house for sale

£1,320,000
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Beds: 5
Baths: 5
New Street, Lymington SO41 See map

Substantial detached Edwardian family home with a delightful separate annex that is ideally set up for holiday letting with high income potential. Constructed in circa 1905 and located 180 yards from Lymington High Street, this property has been the subject of a major renovation. Character features have been retained and re-instated whilst areas have been remodelled and modernised.

The Gables boasts an abundance of versatile accommodation. The enclosed front entrance porch is approached from the driveway with wooden door opening into a spacious entrance hall giving access to the principle rooms. The front room is currently arranged as a downstairs bedroom. It has a feature bay window to the front aspect, high ceiling with original coving and could equally be used as a second sitting room, playroom, office, or formal dining room. The Cloakroom has a fitted corner shower cubicle tiled with arts and crafts designs and a Burlington W/C and wash hand basin. The sitting room has a feature bay window and high ceiling with coving. The stunning feature full height fireplace straddles the sitting room and kitchen area. At the rear of the room is an opening with original arch which leads into a small office area with a window looking out on to the rear garden. The kitchen area has a peninsula with stools and an inset Smeg induction hob with pan drawers below and a recess which houses a TV. The kitchen units are hand painted and are situated above and below a white quartz worktop. There is a deep sink and drainer unit, a Pronteau hot water tap, a built in Bloomberg double oven and grill, together with space and plumbing for a dishwasher and integrated fridge freezer. An internal glass panel sliding door leads from the kitchen to the Utility room while another glass door opens into the Conservatory/sun room. The Conservatory/Sunroom is an Aluminium Ultraframe Living room and was built in 2020 to create a light, bright, comfortable additional space to be used all year round that looks out over the garden. The Utility room provides a range of storage cupboards, butler sink and has Quartz work surfaces. The Utility also has room for a washing machine, American style fridge/freezer, and second dishwasher. The grand wooden staircase leads to the upstairs bedroom accommodation comprising of a double aspect master bedroom with luxurious spacious en suite and two other sizable bedrooms both en suite.

Externally there is an adjoining garage to the left with two parking spaces plus additional gravel area for a further two cars to the front of the property on the right. To the front of the property is an adjacent area of lawn, surrounded by a well-established shrub screen with raised stone borders, a gateway leads through to the side where there is a pleasant, enclosed courtyard area and access to the Annex. The established garden has an area of patio leading onto a lawn with raised flower border with timber support, brick paved patio area with Summer House with power and brick-built Barbecue whilst to the side of the property, there are two Cedarwood garden sheds.

The detached annex is adjacent to the main house and has its own area of garden. The accommodation offers a fitted Kitchen, a lounge area to the front and stairs lead to the first floor. Upstairs the bedroom is a well-proportioned double room with an en- suite shower room with tiled shower cubicle, W/C and vanity wash hand basin with cupboards below and a ceiling Velux window. The annex is delightful and ideally set up for holiday letting with high income potential.

The property is within an easy short walk of Lymington High Street, the sailing clubs and the marinas. The beautiful Georgian market town of Lymington, has many independent shops and the picturesque quay, deep water marinas, and sailing clubs. Lymington has a numerous highly regarded restaurants and designer boutiques and is surrounded by the outstanding natural beauty of the New Forest National Park. To the north are the New Forest villages of Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst and Junction 1 of the M27 which links to the M3 for access to London. There is also a branch line train link to Brockenhurst Railway Station (approx. 5.5 miles) which provides a half hourly service to London Waterloo with a journey time of approximately 90 minutes.

Entrance
The enclosed front entrance porch approached from the driveway provides an inviting welcome to the home. There is an outside bell set beside the double-glazed double doors as well as the original wrought iron pull bell inside the porch. There is space for hats, coats, and boot boxes. The front door is a substantial wooden door inset with colourful leaded light glass in keeping with the age of the house. The door opens into a spacious entrance hall. The original Edwardian heritage floor is revealed with a return staircase leading to the first floor with a useful under stairs storage cupboard below. In keeping with the traditional style but with a new wall mounted column radiator. Three doors lead off from the Hall.

Sitting Room
The sitting room has a feature bay window, radiator, and high ceiling with coving. The feature full height fireplace straddles the sitting room and kitchen area and has a maximum output of 10.5 kw which instantaneously warms the air on both sides of the open plan room and heats the entire space. It has a convincing log and ash real flame fire, and the quality and reality of the fire is enhanced by the non- reflective glass. Viewing is essential to see its full impact. At the rear of the room is an opening with original arch which leads into a small office area with a fitted a radiator and a window looks out on to the rear garden.

Kitchen
The kitchen area has a peninsula with an inset Smeg induction hob with pan drawers below and a recess which houses a TV. The peninsula has a 2-seater stool facility designed to rest the cook or serve as an occasional breakfast bar. The kitchen units have hand painted double sided doors in a grey or blue colour and are situated above and below a white quartz worktop. The tall cupboard nearest the hob has many divided drawers for ease of access to spice jars. There is a deep sink and drainer unit, a Pronteau hot water tap, a built in Bloomberg double oven and grill, together with space and plumbing for a dishwasher and integrated fridge freezer. An internal glass panel sliding door leads from the kitchen to the Utility room while another glass door opens into the Conservatory/sun room.

Utility Room
The Utility provides a range of storage cupboards for food and vegetables and has speckled Quartz work surfaces. There is also room for an American style fridge/freezer where there is an adjacent water supply to connect an ice making facility or water dispenser. A tall cupboard is currently used as storage for vacuum, brooms etc. The Utility also has room for a washing machine and second dishwasher although the space could be adapted for a tumble dryer if required. There is currently a drying area above the Butler sink which has an extended flexi mixer tap that reaches outside the adjacent opening window designed to enable outside washing of muddy boots, pets etc. A washing line is located immediately outside the Utility room and attached to the outside Canopy area which enables washing to be hung and dried with minimum fuss. From the utility double doors lead to the Conservatory/Sunroom.

Sunroom
The Conservatory/Sunroom is an Aluminium Ultraframe Living room was built in 2020 to create a light, bright, comfortable room for use all year round. It has a plastered finish with extra insulation around the eaves. A hybrid conservatory roof offers all the benefits of a warm roof whilst accommodating customized glass panels. It has UV Pilkington glass to reflect heat in the Summer and to retain the heat during the Winter. The underfloor heating ensures this room is usable all year round with inset down-lighters and independent wall lights. It has one set of sliding doors leading to the rear garden from an area currently used for dining, while separate double doors at the other end lead out to the outside entertaining space. The large windows provide a clear and uninterrupted view of the garden, which, most importantly, is not overlooked despite being in a town centre location. The outside lights and fountain can be activated using a remote fob. From inside the Conservatory there are two glass panelled doors leading back into the Kitchen or the Sitting room ensuring ease of access and ‘flow’ making the Conservatory and garden a great entertaining space.

Front Room/Bedroom Four and Cloakroom
The front room is currently set up as a downstairs bedroom. It has a feature bay window to the front aspect, high ceiling with original coving and decorated to a sympathetic style with a wall mounted radiator. The downstairs shower room and cloakroom across the Hall compliments the front room well. The Cloakroom has a fitted corner shower cubicle tiled with arts and crafts designs (some by William Morris) plus a sliding screen door and a Burlington W/C and wash hand basin. This downstairs bedroom would equally lend itself to being used as a sitting room and occasional bedroom, a formal dining room, a playroom, games room or study/library.

Staircase and Landing
The grand wooden staircase has a limed oak effect and a Roger Oates stair carpet which was best chosen to enhance the heritage in this part of the house. The stair carpet extends onto the landing which affords a bright and airy space with room for a bookcase or bookshelves. There are views to the front of the house, whilst privacy is maintained by the addition of adjustable shutters. There is a loft hatch located on the landing with a pull-down ladder and light switch for ease of access. A black column radiator matches the one in the Entrance Hall.

Bedroom Accommodation
Accessed from the landing the main bedroom has dual aspect windows to the side and rear. The view from the large door/window extends over the rear garden and ultimately stretches across to the East Boldre. There are fitted cupboards and a door leads to the superbly appointed ensuite bathroom. It has part paneled walls, a heated towel rail and boasts a generous superbly fitted free standing bath with hand shower attachment, a separate tiled shower cubicle with glazed screen and a Burlington W/C, Sink and Bidet, together with a feature Italian tiled mural of a tropical scene
Bedroom two is set to the front of the property, this room has ample room for a king-sized bed. It has a feature balcony with wrought iron railings and a full-sized door opening onto it. There is a cleverly designed walk-in wardrobe and another door that leads to a fitted ensuite shower room offering a good sized and attractively tiled shower cubicle. A W/C, vanity unit and corner basin with drawer and cupboard complete the ensuite.
To the opposing side of the property is a guest suite, this room was originally a bedroom and family bathroom and could be reconfigured to accommodate the four upstairs bedroom and bathroom with relative ease. Currently the room offers views to the rear, wood effect flooring, two double door wardrobes and a double door cupboard housing Joule hot water tank. A door leads through to the refitted En-suite which hosts a double width walk-in shower cubicle with pebble effect clad walls with sliding screen, W/C with concealed cistern and vanity wash hand basin with pebble effect splash back, radiator.

Outside
Externally there is adjoining garage to the left with two parking spaces plus additional gravel area for a further two cars to the front of the property on the right. To the front of the property is an adjacent area of lawn, surrounded by a well-established shrub screen with raised stone borders, a gateway leads through to the side where there is a pleasant, enclosed courtyard area and access to the Annex. Continuing down the side is a gate leading to the rear garden. Considerable expense has gone into the garden, to make it a more practical space. Now offering an enclosed and established space with an area of patio leading onto a lawn with raised flower border with timber support, brick paved patio area with Summer House with power and brick-built Barbecue whilst to the side of the property, 2 Cedarwood garden sheds, one with power, remote controlled fountain, two outside taps.

Annex
The annex is adjacent to the main house, constructed of brick elevations under a pitch tiled roof. The accommodation offers a fitted Kitchen to one end with floor standing and wall mounted cupboards and drawers and Quartz work surface. Other benefits include a one and a quarter bowl single drainer sink unit, space and plumbing for washing machine, inset four ring induction hob, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge. There is a lounge area to the front and stairs lead to the first floor. Upstairs the bedroom is a well-proportioned double room with a Mirror fronted wardrobe with a hanging rail, ideal for storage. There is also an en- suite shower room with tiled shower cubicle, W/C and vanity wash hand basin with cupboards below and a ceiling Velux window.
Investment Opportunity
This versatile and unique property, along with the separate detached annex, gives a buyer multiple different living or investment options. The main house would lend itself to being owner occupied or as a town centre holiday home with huge holiday let potential in addition to the investment potential of the annex.

Listed: March 21, 2024
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