This super home, within 3 miles of the coast, is nestled on the outskirts of the New Forest National Park and is ideal for those looking to explore Hampshire.
This delightful period home stands as one of a pair, along a quiet lane within the Buckland Conservation Area and less than 5 minutes’ drive from the popular, cosmopolitan sailing town of Lymington and only a 20-minute walk to Lymington high street. The Bothy has an attractive country façade and a homely, welcoming interior. The inviting kitchen/dining room is the central point for guests to dine, and has features such as flagstone floors, granite work tops, an Aga and a butler sink. The comfortable living room has a lovely open fire to cosy up in front of, and has French doors to the pretty, well-maintained, enclosed rear garden. Also on the ground floor, there is a spacious games/TV room, with table football, air-hockey, games compendium, plenty of board games and a 55’’ TV with a DVD player and selection of DVDs. There is also a double bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor. Upstairs there are three further bedrooms and another family bathroom.
This super home is ideal for couples or families looking to explore Hampshire. The Bothy is only a 4-minute drive to open forest, and The New Forest, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is known for its excellent walking and is the ideal place to enjoy tranquil days out, with rambling, cycling and golf available. Wild ponies and cattle roam the lanes and streets, and there are many picturesque villages to discover with gift shops and cafés/restaurants serving cream teas. There are also vineyards and farm shops where you can try the local wine and produce!
The historic town of Lymington is only about 5 minutes’ drive, and has many boutiques, eateries, ice cream parlours, tea rooms and inns. It is known for its cobbled streets leading down to the quayside with a delightful old harbour – always a hive of activity! The popular, traditional market takes place every Saturday, and there is a sailing club and an open air sea water baths dating back to 1833. Places to visit include Exbury Gardens, Beaulieu Motor Museum, and the riverside village of Buckler’s Hard and Christchurch Priory. Within easy driving distance and great for family days out are Monkey World, Bovington Tank Museum and Highcliffe Castle. Discover Lulworth Cove on the Jurassic Coastline, or visit Corfe Castle, Stonehenge, Winchester or Salisbury Cathedrals. Marwell Zoo and Paultons Park with Peppa Pig World also make for great days out. If all this isn’t enough, you can take a day trip by ferry to the Isle Of Wight from Southampton.
There are sandy beaches at Bournemouth, Sandbanks, Studland Bay and Milford-on-Sea – ideal for bathing, sailing, fishing, and water sports. Beach 4½ miles. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.
Living room: With open fire, 40’’ Freeview Smart TV, bluetooth speakers and French doors leading to garden.
Kitchen/dining room: With gas Aga, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and flagstone floor.
Utility room: With washing machine.
Games room: With 55’’ Freeview Smart TV, DVD player with a selection of DVDs, CD player, table football, air-hockey and games compendium.
Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet (also accessed from hallway).
Bedroom 2: With super kingsize bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
Bedroom 4: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.
Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Welcome pack. Garage with tumble dryer. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and barbecue. Bike store. Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking.
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