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  • Bedrooms: 3

This characterful forest cottage has undergone an extensive programme of works to create most impressive and spacious accommodation. Fusing a pleasant blend of old and new features, the living space presents an open plan kitchen dining area which is a perfect venue in which to relax or entertain, overlooking the landscaped rear garden and seating area. Two reception rooms are available including a cosy snug with log burning stove accompanied by three double bedrooms with en-suite facilities to the master. The finish and presentation throughout this charming home is excellent with ample off road parking on the driveway, with a secure side gate through to the rear garden offering various areas for all the family to enjoy including outbuildings. The open forest is just moments away in addition to a local shop, Post Office, public house and well regarded schooling in the village. Commuter links are easily accessible with the M27 motorway less than three miles away and direct rail links are available at Ashurst, Totton or Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo.


A covered entrance and attractive graphite grey composite front door opens into the welcoming entrance hall fitted with oak effect flooring which complements the tasteful neutral décor. A useful cloakroom with vanity unit and wash basin, dual flush WC and heated towel rail is adjacent to the turning staircase. The generous sitting room enjoys views to the rear garden with access into a large under stairs cupboard. A separate snug features a bay window to the front aspect and a log burning stove is set upon a granite hearth. The impressive open plan kitchen diner forms the social hub of this lovely home, with space for a dining suite and glazed French doors opening to the landscaped garden. The stylish Howdens kitchen offers a range of white goods, wall and base units with light oak effect worktops, breakfast and peninsula. Integrated appliances include an eye level double oven, microwave, five burner gas hob with extractor oven and plumbing for a dishwasher. A large utility room provides additional storage and work surface space with plumbing for white goods and a side door to the garden.

The first floor landing allows access to the boarded loft space via a hatch and pull down ladder. The dual aspect master bedroom boasts a modern en-suite shower room and built in wardrobe. Bedrooms two and three are both spacious with floor to ceiling fitted wardrobes to bedroom two. The family bathroom comprises a panelled bath and separate shower cubicle, wall mounted drawer unit and wash basin as well as a dual flush WC. The bathroom cabinet is also fitted with a Bluetooth speaker.


The property is approached via a gated and neatly edged stone driveway with ample parking for several vehicles. Mature hedgerows to the boundaries provide a degree of privacy with a secure side gate through to the beautifully landscaped rear garden. A large seating area abuts the property with edged lawns and children's play area and artificial grass. To the rear of the garden are raised planters and vegetable gardens, creating the perfect environment for keen gardeners supplemented by a greenhouse, two outbuildings and wood stores.

Agent Note

An extended and fully refurbished three bedroom semi-detached cottage benefitting from all mains services and newly installed double glazing.


The popular village of Bartley is situated within the boundaries of the New Forest National Park offering acres of beautiful countryside to enjoy. A wide range of amenities are close at hand including Bartley Junior School, village hall, shop, hairdressers and local pubs. A large superstore is located within three miles with Lyndhurst, Totton and Ashurst nearby providing further amenities. The M27 is less than 3 miles away providing fast road links to London, the South Coast and beyond. Mainline rail links can be found at either Totton or Ashurst with direct services to London Waterloo.


From J1 of the M27 proceed towards Cadnam proceeding over the roundabout onto Southampton Road. At the Haywain Public House turn right onto New Inn Road and then left onto Chinham Road at the T-junction. Shepherds Road is the next turning on the right and the property is a few hundred meters on the right.

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Charles Powell

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