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This wonderful property is an ideal holiday base for a large group or family to explore Hampshire and the New Forest.. This superb, detached, seven-bedroom, English thatched country cottage is a delightful holiday home which offers many original architectural features in keeping with the character of a period house, such as beams, leaded windows, original inglenook fireplace and thatched roof. Offering spacious, tastefully styled accommodation, this wonderful thatched country home makes an ideal base for families or couples wishing to stay in the New Forest National Park and close to the sea.With no close neighbours and surrounded by fields on all sides, the property has 4 acres of gardens, with the outdoor heated swimming pool being the focal point of the rear garden, easily reached through two sets of large French doors from the spacious kitchen. There is also a large area for playing ball games, two other large lawns, a trampoline, a double barbecue, outdoor furniture and a separate fenced off area with stable which can be used for dogs if required. The owners have a separate annexe adjacent to the property which they occasionally reside in.The property is located just 3 miles from Lymington and within the New Forest National Park itself, which is a haven for wildlife, with many roaming ponies across the heathland, extensive walking, cycling and riding routes. There is plenty to do in the area for all ages, all year round. The popular sailing town of Lymington is only a 5-minute drive, with its pretty harbour, cobbled pedestrianised streets, boutiques, eateries, pubs and day trips to Isle of Wight by ferry. Other places of interest include Beaulieu Motor Museum, Bucklers Hard, Marwell Zoo, Peppa Pig at Paultons Park, New Forest Owl and Otter Park and Southampton, to name but a few. The property is also within easy reach of many beaches, including Mudeford, Sandbanks, Poole and Bournemouth, the nearest beach being less than two miles away. There is a local convenience shop a 2-minute drive away (800 yards) and a local pub and restaurant within walking distance (600 yards).... Large beamed entrance hall. Very large, beamed living room with open fire in inglenook fireplace, bay window overlooking garden, and French doors. Dining room with bay window overlooking garden. Very large, well-equipped kitchen with Aga (for cooking), dining and sitting areas, tiled floor and French doors leading to patio and swimming pool. Study. Utility/larder. Playroom with TV, selection of videos, toys, books and games. Cloakroom with toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 6ft 6in bed and en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Two further double bedrooms, each sharing an en-suite bathroom with toilet; one with four-poster, wrought iron bed. Second floor: Two twin bedrooms. . Open fire - fuel included Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels includedTravel cot and high chair on requestThree Freeview smart TVsDVDMonitor and printerAga includedMicrowaveWashing machineTumble dryerDishwasherFridge/freezerAdditional drinks fridgeWi-fiEnclosed, lawned garden with furniture4-acre grounds with soft ball play areaDouble barbecueAmple parkingOutdoor heated swimming pool (10m x 5m x 2.2m), open all year, heated June-mid-SeptemberPets free of chargeWelcome packNo smoking
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