George Road
Milford On Sea
LYMINGTON

Detached House: 7 beds, 2 baths, 3 showers, 5 receptions

£1,500,000

Agent Details

Hayward Fox

Tel: 01590 644933

7 bedroom Detached House For Sale in George Road, Milford On Sea, LYMINGTON


Summary

A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE THE ORIGINAL 'RAVENSCOFT' PROPERTY CONSTRUCTED IN THE EDWARDIAN ERA BY RENOWNED ARCHITECT RAVENSCROFT. BRIANTCROFT IS A MOST SUBSTANTIAL FAMILY HOME OF GREAT CHARACTER STILL RETAINING MANY PERIOD FEATURES, OFFERING OUTSTANDING VERSATILE ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation

* ENTRANCE HALL * DRAWING ROOM * DINING ROOM * OFFICE/STUDY * KITCHEN * BREAKFAST ROOM * GF WC * UTILITY & DRYING ROOMS * * RECREATION/GYM ROOMS * SEVEN BEDROOMS (THREE EN-SUITE) * SIX BATHROOMS * ONE BEDROOM ANNEXE * DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE & AMPLE OFF-ROAD PARKING * LANDSCAPED GARDENS *

Description

The accommodation comprises (all measurements are approximate):

Characteristic tile arched ENTRANCE PORCH with brick steps to front door, leading to: 

MAIN ENTRANCE HALL - an imposing room with three ceiling light points, central heating radiator, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and characteristic plate rack

From the entrance hall, door to: 

CLOAKROOM/GROUND FLOOR WC - comprising low flush wc, vanity wash hand basin, wall light point, shoe-rack and hanging rail, obscure double glazed window.

From the entrance hall, door to: 

DRAWING ROOM - 22'2" x 17'9" (6.76m x 5.41m) into wide angled bay - a double aspect room with double glazed leaded light window to the rear garden aspect and double glazed door with matching side bay windows to the side garden aspect, central heating radiators, four ceiling light points, TV aerial point, central feature fireplace with TV plinth to one side, minster stone mantle and surround with woodburner 

From the entrance hall, door to:

DINING ROOM - 22'2" x 17'9" (6.76m x 5.41m) into wide angled bay - a double aspect room with double glazed window to the front aspect and double glazed door with matching side bay windows to the side garden aspect, central heating radiators, three ceiling light points, feature fireplace with wood mantle and space for gas woodburner

From the entrance hall, door to:

OFFICE/STUDY - 15'11" x 10'11" (4.85m x 3.33m) - double aspect room with double glazed windows to the garden aspect, central heating radiator, ceiling light point, a range of original floor-to-ceiling bookshelving, built in desk unit with drawers 

From the entrance hall, half stairwell leads to the GROUND FLOOR LOBBY with door to kitchen and door to breakfast room 

From the ground floor lobby, doors to: 

KITCHEN - 14'5"x 10'11" (4.39m x 3.33m) maximum measurement - a modern fitted kitchen comprising double stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set in a wooden rolltop worksurface with a comprehensive range of cupboard and drawer units below and matching eye-level cupboard units and glazed display cabinets over, two intergrated double Samsung ovens, five ring gas hob with extractor over, space for large fridge freezer, integrated dishwasher, part-tiled walls, worksurface lighting, kick-board lighting, fan heater in plinth, ceiling light point, central heating radiator, serving hatch to the breakfast room, double glazed window to the front aspect

From the kitchen, door to:

BREAKFAST ROOM - 11'8" x 15'3 (3.56m x 4.65m) maximum measurements  - double glazed window to the front aspect, double glazed doors with Juliette balcony to the southerly garden aspect, central heating radiator, ceiling light point, breakfast bar area, built-in sink unit, large walk-in storage cupboard 

From the breakfast room, door giving access to a south-westerly patio area, the rear of the property and the garden

Externally and adjacent to the exterior door of the breakfast room is a door giving access to: 

GROUND FLOOR SELF CONTAINED ANNEXE 

External front door to:

SITTING ROOM/BEDROOM - 17'3" x 12' (5.26m x 3.66m) - dual aspect with two double glazed windows, fireplace with fitted feature 'woodburner' style electric fire, built-in wardrobe/cupboard

From the sitting room/bedroom, door to:

KITCHEN - comprising stainless steel mixer tap sink unit set in a rolltop worksurface with cupboard and drawer units below and matching eye-level cupboards over, four ring electric hob and over with extractor over, space for fridge, part-tiled walls ceiling light point, double glazed window to a front aspect 

From the sitting room/bedroom, door to:

SHOWER ROOM - comprising tiled shower cubicle, low flush wc, vanity wash hand basin with light over, extractor fan, ceiling light point, electric wall heater, obscure UPVC double glazed window

Door from ground floor lobby to stairwell down to:

LOWER GROUND FLOOR

LOWER GROUND FLOOR LOBBY- a useful, good sized storage area with a rolltop worksurface with cupboard and drawers units below 

From this area, doors to: 

RECREATION ROOM - 21'7" x 17' (6.58m x 5.18m) maximum measurement - window to the front aspect, central heating radiators, recessed ceiling spotlights  

HOME GYM/LEISURE ROOM - 21'8" x 11'2" (6.6m x 3.4m) - window to the rear garden aspect, central heating radiators, wall light points, deep built-in storage cupboard.  

UTILITY ROOM - 8'8" x 6'11" (2.64m x 2.11m) - space and plumbing for washing machine, butlers sink, ceiling strip light point, space for household appliances. Sliding door to: 

BATHROOM - comprising bath with mixer tap shower attachment, low flush wc, vanity wash hand basin with light point over, recessed ceiling spotlighting, central heating radiator, window 

FREEZER ROOM - 6' x 6' (1.83m x 1.83m) - UPVC double glazed window, light point 

DRYING ROOM (with adjacent storage cupboards) with door giving garden access, Worcester gas fired central heating boiler. space and extractor for tumble drier

STORE ROOM - ceiling light point, shelving 

From the main entrance hall, return stairwell to:

FIRST FLOOR:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING - central heating radiator ceiling light point, trap giving access to the roof space

From the first floor landing, further 'Belevedre' style half stairwell with an attractive feature minstrels gallery containing original leaded light stained glass windows representing the Ravenscroft coat of arms and local tradespersons of the village involved in the construction of the building. This offers considerable natural lighting to the core of the house. 

 From the first floor landing, doors to: 

BEDROOM 1 - 22'2" x 17'8"  (6.76m x 5.38m)  - double aspect room with double glazed windows to the rear garden aspect and double glazed wide angled bay, two ceiling light points, central heating radiators, four double built-in wardrobes. Door to: 

Spacious EN-SUITE BATHROOM - comprising corner bath with shower over, low flush wc, vanity wash hand basin with light point over, large walk-in power shower, ceiling light point, central heating radiator, part-tiled walls, obscure double glazed window 

BEDROOM 2 - 16'8" x 16'1" (5.08m x 4.9m) - double aspect room  with two double glazed windows, ceiling light point, central heating radiator, double built-in wardrobes.  Door to: 

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM - comprising large, fully tiled walk-in power shower, low flush wc, vanity wash hand basin, ceiling light point, central heating radiator, double glazed window 

BEDROOM 3 - 18' x 10'11" (5.49m x 3.33m) - double glazed window, two ceiling light points, central heating radiator, feature brick fireplace, TV aerial point, built-in wardrobes and built-in vanity sink unit

FAMILY BATHROOM - comprising feature bath with shower over, walk-in power shower, vanity wash hand basin with light over, wc, central heating radiator, ceiling light point, obscure double glazed window

From the first floor landing, door to hallway with doors to:

BEDROOM 4: 18'2" x 12'9" (5.54m x 3.89m)  - double glazed window, two ceiling light points, central heating radiator, built-in vanity sink unit with light and mirror over, built-in wardrobes and dressing table  

BEDROOM 5 (CURRENTLY USED AS A SITTING ROOM) - 12'7" x 12' (3.84m x 3.66m) - double aspect room with double glazed windows, central heating radiator, ceiling light point, double built-in cupboard, TV aerial point  

BEDROOM 6 - 12' x 9'4" (3.66m x 2.84m) - double aspect room with double glazed windows, ceiling light point, central heating radiator, built-in double wardrobe

KITCHEN - comprising one and half bowl single drainer stainless steel mixer tap sink unit set in rolltop worksurface with cupboard and drawer units below and matching eye level cupboard units over, integrated oven with hob and extractor fan over, integrated washing machine, space for fridge, tiled splashbacks, ceiling light point, access to the loft space, UPVC double glazed window (this room was previously used as a single bedroom and if required could be reinstated as a bedroom or dressing room)

SHOWER ROOM - comprising tiled shower cubicle, low flush wc, vanity wash hand basin, ceiling light point, extractor fan, part-tiled walls, obscure UPVC double glazed window 

From the hallway are stairs to the ground floor with personal front door to the front of the property, providing separate access should this part of the house be used as a separate annexe 

OUTSIDE:

A wide shingled access drive leads to the detached garage and adjacent generous parking area to the front of the property

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE - 20'9" x 17'9" (6.32m x 5.41m) - with electric up-and-over door, UPVC double glazed window and personal door to the garden, light and power connected, boarded roof space 

GARDENS - an outstanding feature of Briantcroft, the gardens encompass the property affording a high degree of seclusion and privacy 

From the front, ornamental dwarf walling and mature shrub/flowerbed boundaries lead around to paved steps at the side of the property leading to a paved patio area with further steps giving access from the dining room.  The remainder of this area is predominantly laid to shaped lawns with shrub and flowerbed borders with lattice fencing to the boundaries.  

A paved path leads to a further area of garden which is landscaped in an Oriental style, with paved steps giving access from the sitting room. A further paved path leads onto an area of shingle with inlaid paving and timber features interspersed with shrubs and flowerbed/shrub borders leading to timber summerhouse.  Further pergola work leads onto the main area of the south westerly aspect rear garden with paved steps bordered by rockery leading onto shaped lawn interspersed with feature trees/shrubs, with shrub/flowerbed borders and panel fencing to the boundaries. In front of the breakfast room is a large paved patio with a pond and another summer house

Briantcroft, totalling 5055 sq ft was designed by William Ravenscroft, a well-known local architect, for his own occupation. His hallmarks are tile edged archways, gables and amply proportioned rooms.  Briantcroft's entrance has an impressive tiled archway and the house is positioned for maximum light in all the main rooms with dual aspect windows in the dining room, drawing room and five of the seven bedrooms.  A distinctive feature at the top of the landing is a series of stained glass windows depicting the Ravenscroft "coat of arms". 

Agents Note: The current owners refitted the central heating system to include new boiler, radiators, pipework and water tank. Many of the properties fine period features have been retained whilst maintaining the property to modern-day high standards.

THE PROPERTY OFFERS TRULY VERSATILE OPTIONS - BRIANTCROFT IS A MAGNIFICENT FAMILY HOME WHICH CAN OFFER SEPARATE/SEMI SEPARATE ACCOMMODATION FOR OLDER CHILDREN OR OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS. ALTERNATIVELY IT CAN ALSO OFFER 2 SELF CONTAINED ANNEXES WHICH COULD BE UTILISED AS POTENTIAL HOLIDAY OR LONGER TERM LETS TO PROVIDE HOME INCOME.

DIRECTIONAL NOTE:  From the village green in the village centre of Milford-on-Sea, proceed in a westerly direction along the High Street, and immediately after the pedestrian crossing turn right into Barnes Lane. Continue until  the road bears to the right at the junction with Manor Road, where George Road will be seen on as the fourth turning on the left off Barnes Lane.  The entrance to Briantcroft will be seen immediately on the left

Milford on Sea is a thriving coastal village with a comprehensive range of shops, restaurants, hostelries and facilities (including a medical centre) around the village green.  Popular with walkers, gentle strolls can be enjoyed along the Coastal Path or through sheltered public woodlands and common. The towns of Lymington and New Milton are both approximately 3 miles away, with the larger shopping centres of Bournemouth and Southampton approximately equi-distant, about 18 miles away. British Rail Stations at New Milton and Brockenhurst  provide a fast service to London Waterloo,  with Bournemouth and Southampton airports easily accessed  for internal and external flights 

For Council Tax information, please call 02380 285000 or visit www.voa.gov.uk 

Stamp Duty charges and online calculator - 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/382324/Stamp_Duty_15.pdf  
  


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