Brackendale, 56 Whartons Lane, Ashurst

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Brackendale, 56 Whartons Lane, Ashurst

4 Bedroom House - Sold STC


About Brackendale, 56 Whartons Lane, Ashurst

A handsome four bedroom detached period property entertaining an expansive and bold plot situated within the defined village boundary of Ashurst. The house, although lovingly cared for, is in need of modernisation and offers the incoming purchaser an opportunity to stamp their own authenticity. An internal inspection is essential to appreciate all that is on offer.

From our Lyndhurst office proceed along Southampton Road towards the village of Ashurst, continue through Ashurst and take the left hand turning onto Whartons Lane signposted towards Foxhills. The property can be found after a short distance on the right hand side.


Open Day strictly by appointment only - Saturday 28th August and Wednesday 1st September.
Brackendale was built in approximately 1926 and has been in the well-loved and treasured ownership of a master craftsman. Currently offered For Sale for the first time in forty years, this charming and picturesque property offers a wonderful opportunity to create a substantial home to be enjoyed by generations to come.

Ground Floor

The ground floor comprises a spacious entrance hallway, off which are a number of elegant reception rooms including a comfortable and characterful living room with beautiful feature beams, a brick-built open fireplace and a large bay window overlooking the front gardens. To the rear of the property, there is a kitchen-breakfast room with a separate pantry, downstairs shower room and neighbouring garden room. The ground floor accommodation is completed by an open plan family room / dining room with wood-burning stove and a large bay window benefitting from views over the delightful rear gardens.

First Floor

The first floor occupies four bedrooms, one served by an en-suite and the remainder benefitting from a family bathroom and separate WC.

Gardens & Grounds

Brackendale is positioned centrally on its plot of one third of an acre and benefits from delightful gardens and a multitude of outbuildings including a carport, garage, workshop and log store. To the front of the property is a large driveway providing ample space for multiple vehicles. The rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn and enjoys an abundance of fruit trees and a functioning water well.


• Woodlands – 1.5 miles • Lyndhurst – 4 miles • Romsey – 7 miles • Southampton – 8 miles • Winchester and Salisbury – 19 miles
Brackendene is situated within Ashurst, located on the Eastern edge of the New Forest. The village of Ashurst has a good range of local shopping facilities, three Country Public Houses, and a train station. The nearby villages of Lyndhurst, Woodlands and Totton provide further amenities. To the East, the maritime city of Southampton has a more comprehensive range of retail and leisure facilities. Golf can be enjoyed at Romsey, Bramshaw and Wellow with water sports available along the South Coast and local Hunts and Pony Clubs include the Wilton, New Forest and Hursley Hambledon. The open New Forest is accessible via Deerleap or Woodlands Inclosure.

Transport Links

The property is well located for road and rail, the M27 easily accessible at Junction 2 which links with the M3 motorway and mainline rail services at Ashurst Train Station, with a direct line to London Waterloo. Local Airports include Southampton and Bournemouth.


There is an excellent selection of both state and private schooling in the area including Netley Marsh Primary School, Foxhills & Bartley Infant and Junior School as well as Hounsdown Secondary School. King Edward VI School and St Winifreds located at Southampton and Hampshire Collegiate School at Romsey.

Technical Note

• Tenure: Freehold
• Sellers position: No forward chain
• Services: Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage
• Council: New Forest District Council
• Council Tax Band: E
• Energy Performance Rating: D, potential C rating.

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