De La Warr Road, Milford On Sea, Lymington, SO41
An imposing six bedroom Victorian property. This home flows beautifully over four floors and comprises over 3000sqft. Built in 1896 on land previously owned by Admiral Cornwallis, the property was remodelled and finished to an exceptional standard, whilst retaining its grand Victorian impression.
The property is accessed via tiled steps to a bespoke handmade front door which leads to the entrance hallway, with stairs leading to both the lower garden level and first floor accommodation, and provides access to the propertys principle receptions rooms, all with delightful high ceilings to match its period.
To the West side of the property is the double drawing room which provides an excellent entertaining space. There is a large box bay window to the front as well as an open fire with marble surround. To the rear, there are doors leading to a balcony affording magnificent views over the garden and 50 acre Danes Stream Nature Reserve. There is a superb dining room which provides ample space for formal dining and again enjoys views to the rear via double opening doors to a Juliet balcony. There is a further large room to the front, currently utilised as a home office with two sets of recessed shelving.
Stairs from the entrance hallway leading to the garden level floor with slate floor tiling throughout. The large kitchen/breakfast room includes a separate dining area with double doors leading to a private sunken patio' used for the morning winter coffee. The kitchen at the rear accesses a substantial attractive patio and steps down to the rear garden for summer barbecues and pizza nights. The kitchen incorporates a marble work surface in part two walls with a range of shaker style base and drawer units below with matching units over, as well as an array of bespoke fitted shelving and storage. Further matching central island with double farmhouse sink and Victorian style mono tap over. There is a bespoke corner larder which also hosts a built in floor level blow heater. Space for American Fridge Freezer. Larger oven and gas hob. Integrated appliances. There is a further separate utility room with a work surface in part to two walls with units below and over. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Single bowled sink with mono tap over.
From the kitchen there is a further door to the snug, with bespoke recessed shelving to one wall and double doors leading out to the large patio and tiered garden area. The remainder of the ground floor includes access out to the side from the entrance hallway, under stair storage and a cloak room with low level W/C and wash hand basin, which in turn leads to a boiler room with two Vaillant boilers and a Megaflow hot water cylinder.
The first and second floors comprise all the bedroom accommodation. The first floor includes three very large bedrooms, one of which is serviced by an en suite shower room whilst the other two at the rear benefit from a large family bath and shower room. The second floor further enjoys plentiful space with three further double bedrooms; again, one with an en suite whilst the other two are serviced by a large bathroom.
Grounds and Gardens
The front of the property is enclosed to both sides and front by brick walling and is accessed via electric wooden gates. The driveway is laid to brick paving and provides off road parking for several vehicles and in turn leads to the garage with electric up-and-over door. There are steps down to a sunken patio area with doors to the garden level, as well as stairs up to the front door. There is further storage access here.
The rear garden is a particular feature of the property and is enclosed to sides and rear by brick walling and wooden fencing. The garden is split into four distinct tiers, with the top being a large level patio area directly adjacent to the property and is bordered by flower beds. There are steps down to a further shingled area and central decked steps complemented by a patio path continuing further down to the final two tiers laid mainly to lawn. The central path concludes at the bottom large lawn area with a feature circular patio with flowering.
To the end of the garden is a generous summer house with the benefit of power and a built in storage shed to the rear.
The property is positioned in one of Milford on Seas most desirable roads; being one road back from the seafront and its breath taking views, as well as being a short walk from the ancient woodlands of the Danes Stream Nature Reserve. All of Milfords extensive and highly regarded amenities are also close by, whilst the Georgian town of Lymington and mainline train stations of New Milton, Sway and Brockenhurst are all within easy reach by car.
On request Classical Feng Shui Measurements are available for this property.
OIRO £985,000 Freehold