A delightful period home set in glorious cottage gardens and grounds
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Originally two workers cottages which have been amalgamated into one and extended, this charming period property with Victorian origins presents beautifully as a spacious and stylish country home which makes the most of its delightful setting. There are excellent reception rooms on the ground floor including a welcoming entrance/dining hall and a triple apsect drawing room, each with an open fireplace. Of particular note is the large kitchen/breakfast room which has an Aga, double butlers sink, an island unit and marble work tops . Also on the ground floor is a delightful double bedroom with en suite which has its own access to the outside. Upstairs the master bedroom suite with its dressing room and bathroom can be found, as well as two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
This property has 14.59 acres of land.
The house is approached off a quiet country lane on to a gravel driveway with a turning circle, and ample space for parking. Delightful cottage gardens surround the house with the majority on the the westerly side with a fabulous terrace accessed via bifolding doors. There are wonderful views from the house over the surrounding land and paddocks, of which just under 14.5 acres are within the curtilage of the house. Lot 2 comprises an attractive brick and flint stable yard with loose boxes, tack room, hay loft and occasional groom's accomodation. There is also a separate brick and timber bothy which would make an ideal studio/office, subject to the usual planning permissions in place. NB: The property is available as a whole or Lot 1 is available on its own.
The property is located on Ranmore Common within the Surrey Hills (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), and close to the historic town of Dorking, providing a wide range of everyday amenities, including High Street and independent retailers, restaurants (including Sorrel owned by Michelin star chef Steve Drake), coffee shops, cinema and a theatre. Further amenities, recreational and leisure opportunities are available in the nearby towns of Epsom, Cobham, Guildford and Kingston. The surrounding countryside plays host to numerous country pubs and country houses. Denbies Vineyard, National Trust maintained Polesden Lacey, Leith Hill, and Box Hill are all close by. There are also several excellent schools within the area, including Downsend, Belmont, St. John's, St. Teresa's, Reed's, ACS Cobham International School, Epsom College, The Royal Grammar School, St Catherines, Cranleigh, Tormead and Guildford High.
From Strutt & Parkers Guildford office, head north-east on the High Street towards Eastgate Gardens. At the first roundabout take the second exit onto Epsom Road. Continue to follow Epsom Road and at the second roundabout, take the third exit to stay on Epsom Road. Turn left as Epsom Road turns left and becomes Trodds Lane. Turn right onto Shere Road, and then follow the A25 passing through the villages of Albury, Gomshall and Abinger Hammer. Then take a left turn into White Down Lane and continue until the crossroads. Turn right into Ranmore Common Road and then second left into Hogden Road. Continue and the property can be found on the right hand side.Read all
- Entrance/dining hall
- Drawing room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Ground floor bedroom with en suite shower room
- Master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom
- Two further bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Stable yard with loose boxes and tack room
- In all approximately 14.5 acres
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