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  • Bedrooms: 5
Believed to date back to the early 1900's, this New Forest cottage has been the subject of an impressive extension, creating substantial accommodation within an enviable position overlooking Hamptworth estate.


The accommodation is particularly well proportioned featuring five bedrooms, four of which are double in size, and three reception rooms decorated with characterful features including a fireplace hosting a woodburning stove and an open plan kitchen breakfast room featuring a Rayburn stove leading to the formal dining room. Accompanying the sizeable living space is a generous frontage with available parking for four cars.


A small glass entrance porch and glazed wooden front door lead to the open plan hall accessing the delightful triple aspect sitting room which is centred upon a feature brick fireplace with inset woodburning stove. The study is sizeable offering versatility of usage and provides access to the rear garden via a glazed wooden door. The kitchen breakfast room is well equipped with a range of wooden country style units and complementary wooden worktops comprising an inset ceramic sink overlooking delightful views. Wonderfully bright, the kitchen is centred upon the oil-fired Rayburn which provides heating and hot water and is supplemented by a useful utility room which has plumbing for a washing machine with access to the cloakroom. The family room benefits from a dual aspect and features French doors to the garden.

The landing provides access to the five bedrooms with the triple aspect master bedroom thoughtfully designed with a range of fitted wardrobes concealing an ensuite shower room. Bedrooms two and three both are double in size and appreciate a dual aspect. Both bedrooms four and five enjoy a rear aspect. The family bathroom hosts a well presented bathroom suite with a large bath and separate shower cubicle in addition to a large airing cupboard.


The property is approached via a wooden five bar gate with a long driveway and large lawn area with flower borders. The side garden features a gravel patio area. The garden offers a great deal of privacy, screened by a combination mature fir hedging and fencing and there is a decking area which catches the early evening sun.


The charming hamlet of Hamptworth enjoys some of the prettiest chocolate box cottages and architecturally attractive homes, typified by the stunning and well known Jacobean style Manor House. Set on the fringes of the New Forest National Park, the hamlet boasts a revered 18th century Inn and an excellent golf and country club. Surrounded by the stunning Langley Wood countryside. The neighbouring village of Landford offers more traditional amenities including a highly regarded primary school and well stocked shop and post office. Hamptworth is also within catchment of the outstanding Salisbury Grammar Schools and offers excellent commuter links to Salisbury and Southampton.

The Cuckoo Inn is revered by locals and visitors alike offering a fine selection of Real Ales and a wonderful beer garden which is well attended in the summer. The golf club boasts one of the UK's only par 6 holes of 666 yards and known as the beast.

Agents Notes

The cottage has been extended to its maximum potential creating a large home. There is oil fired central heating via a Rayburn stove and boiler. The majority of the property is fitted with UPVC double glazing. There is a water softener located in the kitchen cupboard. We have been advised that the shower in ensuite is six months old and the shower pod in the bathroom is two years old. The rateable value is Band E.


From our office proceed along the A36 towards Salisbury passing through the village of Plaitford and into Landford. Turn left at the Landford Poacher pub into Lyndhurst Road and after 0.25 miles turn right into Hamptworth Road. Take the first left into Lyburn Road, if you go past The Cuckoo Pub on the right you have missed the turning. Follow Lyburn Road which forks off to the left hand side and the property is the first on the right hand side.

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Charles Powell

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