Pikes Hill, Lyndhurst, SO43

£595,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Spotlight are excited to be entrusted to sell this cosy country retreat in Pikes Hill, Lyndhurst. This proper New Forest home has been in the same family for three generations and is looking for it's next family. With three bedrooms and a generous plot there is potential to extend (subject to planning of course) and is situated on a quiet no through road with views of open forest and great walks right on your doorstep.

SPOTLIGHT ON THE PINES

If you are looking for a quiet, private and 'proper' New Forest Cottage but do not want complete isolation and easily reach your local shops then The Pines is the home for you. Set in sought after Pikes Hill accessed via a gravelled, no through road overlooking the open forest and Foldsgate Enclosure beyond.

In need of a little decoration or TLC this cottage has so much to offer it's new owners. To the rear of the cottage is the living area. Open plan sitting room with bay window letting the light pour in and giving full views of the rear garden, vintage wood burning stove surrounded by original brick fireplace and open plan to the dining room with window to the rear aspect.

The kitchen is fitted with wooden country style wall and base units, tiled splash back and roll top work surfaces. Appliances consist of gas hob with extractor over, integrated grill and oven. There is space, and plumbing, for washing machine, dishwasher and fridge freezer and while you are washing up you can watch the New Forest ponies on Pikes Hill Green wandering by from the front aspect window. There is a side door from the kitchen that gives you access to both front and rear.

Downstairs also benefits from a shower room/wet room great for knocking the mud off your boots or paws after a New Forest adventure.

From the entrance hall, where you will also find your solid wood front door, the staircase takes you up to the first floor landing with three bedrooms one to the front and two to the rear, all of which can easily accommodate a double bed if needed. Bedroom 1, to the front of the home has built in wardrobes and Bedroom 3, as it is named on the floorplan, still has it's original feature fire place.

The family bathroom is tiled and fitted with a modern white suite including bath, shower over, pedestal hand wash basin, W.C. and heated towel rail. Built in cupboard and obscured glass window to the front aspect.

OUTSIDE

To the front of the cottage you have hard standing, enough to easily park two cars, the driveway opens adjacent to the private gravel track with views beyond.

Side access leads to the rear garden, this is set out in a variety of ways, firstly the paved sun terrace facing south east with plenty of space for outside dining when we are allowed to have family and friends to stay again!, Second the lawn, easy to maintain and surrounded by mature hedgerows and flower beds.

Shed storage a plenty or possibly this could be updated and used as a home office, not a bad commute to work! (Shed not included in sale.)

LYNDHURST (THE 'CAPITAL OF THE NEW FOREST' )

The name "Lyndhurst" is an Old English name, meaning 'Wooded hill growing with lime-trees'. The name comprises the words lind ('lime-tree') and hyrst ('wooded hill'). This beautiful village benefits from regionally recognised retail, cultural and educational establishments, as well as a range of award-winning butchers, critically acclaimed restaurants and bars a fabulous community to be a part of. These are all within a short distance of this delightful cottage.

Lyndhurst is also home to the Forestry Commission and the Verderers' Court. Verderers protect and administer the New Forest's unique agricultural commoning practices; Conserve it's traditional landscape, wildlife and aesthetic character and safeguard a viable future for The New Forest and our community. For more information on this please visit https://www.verderers.org.uk/

USEFUL INFORMATION

Freehold

Services are all mains connected

EPC - E

Council Tax New Forest District Council - Band E

Closest Train station - Ashurst

1h 35 min to London Waterloo

12 mins to Southampton Central

59 mins to Bournemouth

Local Schools;

Aged 4-6 - St Michaels And All Angels Ce Infant School

Aged 7-10 Bartley Ce Junior School

Aged 11-16 Hounsdown School

Arrange viewing 02380 181920

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