Gosport Lane, LYNDHURST

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Gosport Lane, LYNDHURST

1 Bedroom Apartment


About Gosport Lane, LYNDHURST

Situated within the heart of Lyndhurst Village, a one bedroom first floor retirement apartment within Rufus Court complex. This is a unique opportunity to purchase one apartment for £125,000 or two adjacent apartments for £250,000.

From our office in Lyndhurst continue down the high street and turn right into Gosport Lane bear immediately over to the left and the entrance to Rufus Court is on the left after a few yards.


A rare opportunity to purchase two first floor apartments, each comprising one bedroom, living room, separate kitchen, bathroom and balcony overlooking the rear communal gardens. Both these balcony flats come complete with good quality carpets, curtains and light fittings throughout. A new window was installed in 2020 in the bedroom of number 26. The cooker, hob and fridge-freezer have had very little use. No forward chain. An asking price of £125,000 each or £250,000 for both adjoining apartments.

Rufus Court

Rufus Court was developed by the Independent Order of Foresters and comprises 45 properties arranged over 3 floors each served by lift. The Development Manager can be contacted from various points within each property in the case of an emergency. For periods when the Development Manager is off duty, there is a 24 hour emergency Appello call system. It is a condition of purchase that residents be over the age of 55 years. Rufus Court has a residents lounge, communal laundry room with dryer and guest accommodation available. Parking spaces are currently available.

Useful Additional Information

No Forward Chain.
Tenure: Leasehold, 105 years remaining
Service Charge Per Annum (for 1 apartment):
September - February £1,245, March - August £1,113
Heating: Storage Heaters
Windows: Modern UPVC double glazing
Council Tax Band: C
Local Council: New Forest District Council

Living Room

5.30m x 3.10m (17' 5" x 10' 2")
Sliding double glazed doors leading to balcony with views over communal gardens. Storage heater, T.V and telephone points


2.40m x 1.70m (7' 10" x 5' 7")
Refitted in 2015
Fridge/freezer and electric hob with oven underneath


2.30m x 2.70m (7' 7" x 8' 10")
Mirrored fitted wardrobe


1.87m x 1.68m (6' 2" x 5' 6")
Recently modernised. Fully tiled, double shower, hand rail, WC, wash basin with storage cabinet, mirror with medicine cabinet, chrome towel rail, electric heater.

Airing Cupboard

Hot water tank

(EPC) EEC Only


Rufus Court is situated within a level walk of the village high street and the beautiful open Forest. Lyndhurst is a wonderful New Forest village with a superb array of amenities including an eclectic range of cafes, restaurants, boutique shops and traditional butchers. Often referred to as the ‘Capital of the New Forest’, Lyndhurst village has a great community spirit with a local church and community centre, offering a wide range of activities and events from fitness classes to coffee mornings and various club meetings, it also produces a monthly village news. Lyndhurst has a doctor’s surgery and pharmacist, dentist practice and chiropractor.

Transport Links

The M27 is only four miles to the north, easily accessed at Ower, providing fast road links to the south coast and London. There are two mainline railway stations, Ashurst within two and a half miles and Brockenhurst just shy of four miles with direct links to London Waterloo.

Surrounding Area

The local village of Emery Down is one of the New Forest National Park’s most popular villages, with its vibrant community, a village hall, church and the popular New Forest Inn public house. There is direct access to the open forest providing a network of footpaths and bridleways for walking and riding.
For those with an interest in sailing, Lymington is within 10 miles with its attractive local architecture and popular marina. Southampton is a vibrant, modern city which has the popular West Quay shopping centre and many attractions. The surrounding areas of Southampton and Winchester have a wide selection of well-respected private schools. The coastal resort town of Bournemouth is also only a short drive away.

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