2 Ropewalk Cottages is 1080 sq ft. in size. It was built in 1860, and was originally one of a row of five cottages occupied by fisherman, rope makers and boat builders. It is superbly situated by Lymington's scenic waterfront and has its own parking space. The cottage is double glazed, gas central heated, well equipped and comfortably furnished. The bedrooms are downstairs and the kitchen and spacious living room with good sized balcony facing the sea and rivermouth, are upstairs.
Downstairs: The master bedroom has a king sized bed and a large wardrobe with shelves and hanging space. A glazed door leads out into a private patio garden with garden furniture and attractive shrubs. The second bedroom has a single bed, chest of drawers, bedside chest and an array of robe hooks. The bathroom has a powerful shower over the bath and a back lit shaving mirror over the basin. The property benefits from a separate lavatory and basin. There is a glazed entrance porch which is invaluable for outdoor clothing. There is an external utility room in the front courtyard with Belfast sink, washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer, ironing equipment, bike stands and shelving. The parking bay is in a shared private drive with a short walk to the cottage gate.
Upstairs: The living room is light and airy with wide French windows onto the balcony. There are 2 sofas and there is a large round table which seats five comfortably. There is a flat screen free view TV, a radio, a CD player, a DVD player and unlimited broadband internet/ Free WiFi. The modern and well fitted kitchen leads off the dining area and has an electric fan oven, electric grill, gas hob, microwave oven, generous sized fridge with ice box, dishwasher, toaster, kettle and a good selection of utensils and crockery. There is a pleasant view from the kitchen window of attractive houses beyond the drive.
From the living room balcony you see dingy sailors tinkering with their boats in the adjacent carpark, masts in Lymington Yacht Haven, Lymington/Yarmouth ferries coming and going and the Isle of Wight. Close by are the slipway, the life boat station, the famous Victorian outdoor sea water baths, The Royal Lymington Yacht Club, the Town Sailing Club and stunning coastal walks through the salt marsh nature reserve: a bird lover's paradise. Lymington is a much loved Georgian town on the south coast with many good pubs and restaurants in the area. Lymington Town Station, the quay and the historic High Street with its bustling Saturday market are all only a short walk from the cottage. The New Forest National Park with wild ponies, cattle, donkeys, deer and gorgeous walks is a short drive away. The nearest beach is at Milford-on-Sea. Mudeford, Boscombe, Southbourne and Bournemouth beaches are just a bit further along the coast and well worth visiting.