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The Old Post Office, Emery Down
5 Bedroom House - Sold STC
About The Old Post Office, Emery Down
Superb blend of a period property façade with stunning contemporary interior, benefitting from wonderful rural views from the garden and large deck, offered with no forward chain.
From our office in Lyndhurst follow the one way system towards Christchurch. Take the right hand turning opposite the Swan Inn follow this road into Emery Down, continue over the cattle grid and after a short distance take the right hand turning into Silver Street and The Old Post Office can be found on the left hand side.
The Old Post Office is situated within the highly desirable hamlet of Emery Down and extends to some 1800 square feet, with the accommodation arranged over three floors. Behind the traditional double fronted elevation lies a wonderful contemporary space dominated on the ground floor with a huge kitchen / family living room with feature wood burner and bi-fold doors leading out onto a decked terrace, perfect for alfresco entertaining. The remainder of the ground floor benefits from a useful utility area ideal for storage, access to the rear garden a downstairs WC.
The first floor has three double bedrooms, one benefitting from an ensuite, a further secondary lounge with exceptional views which could also be used as a guest bedroom suite and a family bathroom. The entire top floor is occupied by the principal bedroom with a four piece ensuite. Once again, benefitting from superb rolling rural views across the New Forest's countryside.
The Old Post Office boasts a single garage. There is a decked area directly off the living room providing a wonderful al-fresco entertaining space to enjoy the far reaching view and a further small low maintenance garden area.
Emery Down is one of the most sought after villages in the New Forest and benefits from a wonderful sense of a rural community with a village hall, church, an excellent pub, The New Forest Inn, and a community library in a telephone box!
It is positioned at the top of a hill with beautiful views, tucked away from the main tourist hot spots and associated traffic congestion but, close to the vibrant village of Lyndhurst.
Lyndhurst is a thriving village with an active Community Centre, post office, library, Doctors and Dental Surgeries, Primary School and boutique shops and supermarket. Being the largest village in the New Forest National Park, it is a popular tourist location with many independent shops, art galleries, cafes and restaurants.
The pretty port town of Lymington with its marina and weekend market is 9 miles away. Offering excellent communication links, Junction 1 of the M27 motorway can be accessed at Cadnam, 4 miles to the North, providing access to Bournemouth, Southampton and the Cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester. Ashurst train station (3.1 miles) and Brockenhurst (4.6 miles) allow fast and easy access to London Waterloo.