A detached character cottage located in an enviable location on the slopes of Leith Hill.
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Old Cottage offers the prospective purchaser the opportunity for cosmetic modernisation and enhancement to create a truly stunning family home. In its current configuration, the accommodation flows from a welcoming entrance and dining hall with a wealth of exposed wall and ceiling beams, leaded glazing and feature inglenook fireplace. The ground floor accommodation briefly comprises an extensive reception room with feature open fireplace, full-height glazed bay windows and access to the front aspect, a family bathroom and separate cloakroom. There is a generous kitchen/breakfast room with a range of wall and floor units, integrated appliances, access to the rear aspect and a number of skylights admitting a wealth of natural light. The lower ground floor provides a spacious sitting room with wooden flooring, sash windows and window seating together with two well-proportioned bedrooms, while the propertys remaining bedroom can be found on the first floor.
The property is approached via a gravelled forecourt with access to the detached timber frame garage. A pedestrian path leads through the well-maintained front garden which is laid mainly to lawn with mature well-stocked flowerbeds and steps up to a generous paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining; the whole screened by mature shrubs and trees. The remaining gardens are laid to the side of the property at lower ground floor level and are laid mainly to gently sloping lawn with a border of mature shrubs.
Old Cottage is located within the grounds of Campfield Place, a former regency estate, and occupies an enviable spot at the heart of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property lies in close proximity to the hamlets of Abinger Common, Abinger Hammer, Bear Green and Ockley and to Westcott village, all providing a selection of day-to-day amenities including the Kingfisher Farm Shop in Abinger and numerous public houses. More extensive shopping and recreational facilities can be found in nearby in the historic market town of Dorking, offering a comprehensive range of facilities, including John Lewis at Home, Swan Walk shopping centre, The Carfax, with its cobbled streets and varied restaurant quarter as well as a theatre, cinema and leisure centre. The property enjoys excellent road connections to Guildford, Brighton, Gatwick Airport and the M25 motorway network. There are excellent recreational and sporting facilities nearby, including extensive walking, hiking, cycling and bridle paths in the surrounding countryside. The area has a good selection of state schooling including The Weald C of E Primary School and The Priory C of E VA School together with extensive independent schooling including Belmont, Hurtwood House, Duke of Kent, St. Teresas, Cranleigh, Farlington and Cranmore.
From Strutt & Parkers Guildford office, head north east on High Street (A3100) and after 0.1 mile at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Epsom Road (A246). Follow this road for 2.0 miles then turn left onto Trodds Lane. After 1.3 miles turn right onto Shere Road (A25) and after 5.1 miles turn right onto Hollow Lane and continue onto Leith Hill Road. After 1.6 miles turn left, signed Coldharbour, then after a short distance turn left again through iron gates signed West Campfield Place. Old Cottage is the second house on the left.Read all
- Entrance/dining hall
- Reception room
- Sitting room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- 3 Bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Garden, in all about 0.28 acre.
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