A UNIQUE ARCHITECTURALLY DESIGNED ECO FRIENDLY MODERN DETACHED HOUSE WITH ELEVATED LIVING ACCOMMODATION OVER LOOKING A LARGE SECLUDED GARDEN WITH DISTANT VIEWS OF HURST CASTLE AND IN A PRIME POSITION CLOSE TO THE VILLAGE AND SEAFRONT
ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL: All measurements are approximate
Front door to:
ENCLOSED FRONT ENTRANCE PORCH - floor to ceiling sealed unit double glazed window, wall light points, further internal door to:
SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALL - 14'3" x 9'3" (4.34m x 2.82m) – ceiling light point, contemporary style radiator, storage cupboard and stairwell to:
OUTSTANDING FIRST FLOOR LIVING SPACE - 31'6" x 29'4" (9.6m x 8.94m) maximum measurements – an ambient atmospheric living space with its elevated triple aspect outlook over the gardens and the Sturt Pond reed beds with the distant vista of the Isle of Wight and Hurst Castle beyond. High vaulted ceiling provides an even greater feeling of space and truly needs to be viewed to fully appreciate the calm and tranquil setting and living experience. There is oak engineered flooring throughout with underfloor heating, spotlighting and ceiling light points, a central feature wood burner and adjacent TV point dictates the Sitting area with ample room for soft furnishing, adjacent to which is a large space for dining table and chairs and UPVC double glazed sliding patio doors leading on to a good sized sun balcony with marine grade stainless steel balustrade and glass inserts overlooking the extensive garden and protected reed beds beyond, further UPVC double glazed windows, with the Kitchen area incorporating a one and a half bowl mixer tap sink unit set in a granite work surface with a comprehensive range of base cupboard and drawer units and matching eye level cupboard units, integrated Bosch oven with microwave over,four ring induction hob with extractor over, pull out larder rack, space for an American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, central island unit with breakfast bar overhang, TV point
STUDY/BEDROOM 4 - 13'10" x 12' (4.22m x 3.66m) – UPVC double glazed windows and further double glazed velux window, oak engineered flooring, ceiling light point, TV point
SHOWER ROOM - 8'6" x 6'9" (2.59m x 2.06m) into the shower cubicle narrowing to 4'1" (1.24m) – tiled shower cubicle, wc, wash hand basin, extractor, double glazed velux window, ceiling light point, linen cupboard
From the Entrance Hall on the ground floor, doors to:
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE - 14'10" x 14'1" (4.52m x 4.29m) – overlooking the attractive and secluded garden backdrop, UPVC double glazed sliding patio door with adjacent UPVC double glazed windows leads to a breakfast terrace, extensive range of stylish fitted bedroom furniture to incorporate four single wardrobes with two central double door units with chest of drawers below, further overhead storage cupboards, and bed side table units, ceiling light point, central heating radiators, TV point, and door to:
EN-SUITE - 11'6" x 4'1" (3.51m x 1.24m) – large shower unit, vanity wash hand basin with adjacent wc, part tiled walls, heated towel rail, UPVC double glazed window, recessed ceiling spotlights, extractor, recessed shelving
BEDROOM 2 - 13'3" x 10'2" (4.04m x 3.1m) – UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden aspect, central heating radiator, ceiling light point
BEDROOM 3 - 15'10" x 8'11" (4.83m x 2.72m) – central heating radiator, ceiling light point, UPVC double glazed window, double wardrobe, further storage cupboard
FAMILY BATHROOM - 8' x 6'9" (2.44m x 2.06m) – comprising bath, wash hand basin with mirror light over, wc, chrome heated towel rail, ceiling light point, extractor, obscure UPVC double glazed window, part tiled walls
UTILITY ROOM - 9'9" x 6'10" (2.97m x 2.08m) – butler style sink with mixer tap set in a timer work surface with adjacent four ring gas hob, extractor over, base cupboard and drawer units, matching eye level cupboard units, space and plumbing for washing machine, further space for tumble dryer, wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler, UPVC double glazed window, ceiling light point, central heating radiator
GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM - 13'3" x 3'6" (4.04m x 1.07m) – wc, wash hand basin, two obscure double glazed windows, central heating radiator, ceiling light point, hanging space for coats and shoe storage space
OUTSIDE: The house was designed to have a low impact within its plot and the understated visual aspect of the house on entry through the 5 bar gate is more than made up for by the striking contemporary rear aspect. Superbly positioned within a short walking distance of the central high street and the seafront, The Leys is hidden away from Sea Road, and the five bar gate gives vehicle access via a shingled double width driveway to the front entrance
TIMBER GARDEN STORE/HOME OFFICE - 15'9" x 8'10" (4.8m x 2.69m) - light and power connected, loft storage space, fully insulated with a window, currently used for storage but could be used as a garden home office. Behind this is a:
TIMBER FRAMED GARAGE - double opening doors with a pitched roof which is boarded for further storage space, light and power connected,window
The large plot has been sympathetically landscaped to keep its natural feel and includes a charming bluebell walk to the bottom of the garden where there is a potting shed, fruit and vegetable plot and a Utility area for storing and drying logs.
The extensive GARDEN compliments superbly this lifestyle residence and has a stylish paved terrace immediately adjacent to the property with outside lighting and pizza oven. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with mature shrub, flower bed, bamboo and specimen tree borders. Fenced and natural boundaries. Situated towards the rear of the grounds is a paved area where there is a timber potting shed and adjacent fruit cage and a gardeners compost delight
AGENTS NOTES: The Leys also benefits from solar panelling which supplements both the electricity and hot water
Milford on Sea is a thriving coastal village with a comprehensive range of restaurants, pubs and cafes plus a good range of gift and local shops including a greengrocers, butchers, fishmonger and two general stores, plus a medical centre and dental surgery, based around the village green. The Village Green is home to several events during the year, including an Arts & Music Festival, May Fair, Dog Show and Christmas Carol Service, with the Community Centre and the four village churches running busy programmes throughout the year.
Walks can be enjoyed along the Coastal Path towards Barton-on-Sea and Lymington, with stunning views towards the Isle of Wight and the Needles and westwards to Christchurch Bay, Hengistbury Head and the Purbeck Hills beyond or through sheltered woodland in the Milford-on-Sea Pleasure Grounds and Studland Common,both local Nature Reserves, or around Sturt Pond and along Hurst Shingle Bank to Hurst Castle which dates back to Tudor times.
The New Forest National Park is a short drive away, The New Forest became a national park in 2005 and was once a royal hunting ground for William the Conqueror. It covers an area of 566 square kilometres and is made up of vast tracts of unspoilt woodland, heathland and river valleys where deer, ponies and cattle continue to roam free in its ancient heaths and woodland. Clear rivers and shady groves provide tranquillity and a car-free haven for walking, cycling and horse riding.
The towns of Lymington and New Milton are both approximately 3 miles away, with the larger shopping centres of Bournemouth and Southampton approximately equi-distant,about 18 miles away. British Rail Stations at New Milton and Brockenhurst provide a fast service to London Waterloo, with Bournemouth and Southampton airports easily accessed for domestic and international flights
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* spacious entrance hall * outstanding first floor living space * first floor study * first floor shower room * ground floor master bedroom suite * two further bedrooms * family bathroom * utility room * ground floor cloakroom * large garden * timber garden store/home office * garage *