Longview is an attractive, detached period house; dating from 1850, the property offers superbly presented and very well proportioned accommodation. A brilliant family house, with an excellent layout and exceptionally spacious reception space, the property is also perfect for entertaining.
The setting is ideal, a favoured village on the edge of the New Forest, within easy reach of both Salisbury and Southampton and close to lovely open countryside, where many outdoor pursuits can be enjoyed.
A wonderful feature of the property is the garden, a beautiful mature plot of very good size, it forms a fantastic backdrop to the house and offers a huge amount of private space to enjoy.
From the Entrance Hall, wood flooring flows through the accommodation, complementing the original features, including exposed beams and latch doors, whilst the use of solid wood joinery and stylish presentation, combine to create an attractive and welcoming home.
The Sitting Room is of very good size, arranged around a fantastic Inglenook fireplace with fitted Jetmaster, the room is also beautifully light, being double aspect, including French windows opening directly to the garden.
In the Dining Room, stripped pine cupboard doors provide a character feature. There is a spacious third reception room in the form a large Study at the front of the house, which would also make an ideal Guest Bedroom.
The Kitchen/Breakfast Room is well fitted with a comprehensive range of units and is equipped with built-in oven and hob with extractor fan over. An ideal family space, with plenty of room for a generous table and chairs, the room forms a sociable hub; opening directly to a large Conservatory that enjoys wonderful views of the garden.
On the first floor, the Master Bedroom is double aspect, light and spacious, features a fireplace and includes an excellent, walk-in wardrobe, it also has the benefit of a luxury en suite bathroom with freestanding bath and large shower cubicle. There are two further double bedrooms and a well fitted family bathroom.
To the front of the property, mature hedging provides privacy and there is an area of garden with lawn and borders, colourful climbers are trained to the front elevation and lovely views are enjoyed out over the countryside to the south, stretching as far as Southampton.
A five bar gate opens to the entrance drive which offers ample parking and leads to the Garage which has an electric roller door and light and power connected. A brick built workshop to the rear of the garage provides excellent storage and hobbies space with fitted workbench and power. There is also a useful log store.
The Gardens are beautifully tended, extensive and mature, filled with an impressive array of plants that provide colour and interest throughout the seasons. Spacious lawns are backed by deep borders, filled with flowering and evergreen shrubs, underplanted with herbaceous favourites and spring bulbs.
A mellow brick pathway leads down the garden, where a clipped Ivy archway dissects the lawn and provides an attractive entrance to a more natural area with a small orchard of Apple trees, vegetable beds and greenhouse.
Wonderfully private, the garden provides a fantastic space in which to entertain or relax, with a paved terrace close to the house being the perfect spot to sit and enjoy the long view down the generous and very pretty plot that extends to approximately a third of an acre.