A beautifully presented three bedroom semi-detached cottage situated in this highly requested hamlet of Emery Down. An ideal second/holiday home or forest hideaway. The property has been sympathetically restored and benefits from a large open plan kitchen/dining room, secluded front and rear gardens and direct forest access to the rear. EER: E
The property is situated in the ever popular hamlet of Emery Down, which boasts an historic Church and a renowned Public House. The hamlet abuts miles of open forest with the neighbouring village of Lyndhurst, commonly regarded as the capital of the New Forest, about ¾ mile south east. The village of Brockenhurst (about 4 miles south) has a mainline rail connection to London Waterloo (journey time approximately 90 minutes). The M27 (Junction 1) is some 3 miles north of the property, connecting through to the M3 at Chilworth to the north of Southampton.
A covered porch with UPVC front door leads into the sitting room which has, at its heart, a large open brick fire place with brick hearth, wooden mantle and brick chimney breast. To either side are custom built cupboard, one of which houses the gas-fired boiler. In addition there is an exposed beam ceiling and window to the front. The kitchen/dining room is a warm and welcoming space with exposed ceiling timbers and flagstone flooring. The kitchen area offers a full range of built in high and low level pine units with granite and tiled worktops and incorporates an inset sink unit, Falcon range style cooker with extraction canopy over, integrated Bosch slimline dishwasher and washing machine, full height broom/larder cupboard, integrated fridge/freezer, windows to both side and rear and a door to the rear garden. The dining area has a latch door opening to stairs which rise to the first floor, Clearview wood burner to one corner with exposed brick surround, further pine shelved cupboards and a window to the side.
The first floor landing has a shelved cupboard over the stairs and access via a loft ladder to the roof space. Bedroom one overlooks the front elevation and has an excellent range of custom built, full height pine wardrobes and a matching built in linen cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Bedrooms two and three overlook the rear garden and forest beyond with bedroom two having a built in pine wardrobe and cupboards. Bedroom three also has a full height pine wardrobe, a built in pine desk with filing cabinets and shelving under and extensive range of shelving above. The bathroom comprises panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, a fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower unit and a window to the side.
Roseway is approached through an archway in the front hedge and picket gate. A loose shingle pathway leads around to the front door and also to the side of the property.
The front garden is laid mainly to lawn, surrounded by well stocked borders and hedgerow. There is a mature, productive apple tree, paved seating area and log store. The pathway continues to the side of the property through a gate and under a covered walkway.
The rear garden has a patio immediately to the rear of the property and steps up to a central lawned area, interspersed with mature shrubs. A further pathway leads up to a paved seating area and the rear gate, which gives access out on to the open forest. The garden is fully enclosed by mature hedgerow.
To the rear of the gardens is a large double-skinned, brick built outhouse with a concrete floor, pitched and tiled roof and windows to front and side. This could easily be converted into a study/hobbies room.