A major portion of a former country house, situated in a fine country estate.
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The property is situated within the historic country estate of Busbridge House, forming part of the mansion originally built as a country seat circa 1906 and once home to Philip Carteret Webb and Chauncy Hare Townshend, the government lawyer/antiquarian and poet respectively. A substantial family home, it offers over 3,500 sq. ft. of flowing accommodation, arranged over four floors around a private courtyard, and is presented to a high standard throughout. On the ground floor, the accommodation flows from a generous, stately entrance hall with feature lantern ceiling window and comprises of a spacious drawing room with stone fireplace and realistic open flame gas fire, very high ceilings and double sash windows overlooking the private courtyard, a sitting room with feature fireplace, an adjoining dining room with lantern ceiling window and a rear aspect study. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a cloakroom, store room and two well-proportioned bedrooms, each with an en suite bathroom. The lower ground floor is dedicated to a spacious fitted kitchen and breakfast room, offering a range cooker set into the ingle and two sets of French windows opening onto a generous terraced area with steps to the outside, and to a useful utility room and second cloakroom. The master bedroom suite occupies the whole of the first floor of the property and comprises a large, elegant room with two sets of French windows opening onto Juliet balconies, a dressing room and a spacious en suite bathroom with separate shower and roll top bath. The remaining two bedrooms can be found on the second floor, both serviced by a spacious family bathroom.
This property has 15 acres of land.
The property is situated within about 15 acres of outstanding private, gated grounds offering ample communal parking, a tennis court and spectacular views, the Busbridge Lakes element of which is a private landscape garden and woodland that hosts a wide range of waterfowl. Approached via electric gates and a long sweeping driveway through the landscaped grounds, the property is accessed via the private paved and walled courtyard around which the property is arranged, offering a low maintenance and impactful space, ideal for entertaining.
Set within about 15 acres of exquisite landscaped grounds, the property enjoys a private and peaceful location, yet is within close proximity to all amenities. The market town of Godalming is close by and offers an eclectic range of shops, together with a wide range of restaurants and coffee shops. The nearby countryside is ideal for leisurely days out and includes Winkworth Arboretum; a spectacular National Trust maintained area, famous for its bluebell carpet in the spring. Guildford is about 6 miles away and has a thriving High Street, offering a variety of restaurants and shops. Leisure amenities in Guildford include Surrey Sports Park and The Spectrum Sports Centre for a comprehensive choice of sporting facilities, along with The Yvonne Arnaud, Electric and G Live theatres, which provide wonderful theatre productions and music concerts. There are a number of golf courses in the area which include Puttenham, Milford and Bramley. The general area is renowned for its excellent range of schools which include Aldro in Shackleford (4.9 miles), Charterhouse (2.9 miles) and Priors Field on the edge of Godalming (3.6 miles) as well as St. Catherines at Bramley (3.4 miles).
From Strutt & Parkers Guildford office, continue South on A3100 Portsmouth Road towards Godalming, passing through Artington. At Bridge Road on the edge of Godalming, cross bridge bearing left at roundabout towards the town centre. At the second set of traffic lights, turn left into Brighton Road signposted towards Hascombe and Winkworth (B2130). Follow the road up the hill to Busbridge and turn right into Home Farm Road. After approx. 0.3 miles, turn left through the stone pillars signed Busbridge Hall and follow the driveway to the wooden gates. Having gone through the gates, approach the mansion house, drive to the left of the mews and enter Chiddingfold Houses private courtyard through the double gates set into the wall.Read all
- Entrance hall
- 4 Reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility room
- Master bedroom suite with dressing room and en suite
- 4 Further bedrooms (2 with en suite bathrooms)
- Family bathroom
- Private courtyard & terrace
- Tennis court
- Allocated parking
- About 15 acres of communal grounds
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