A delightful detached double-fronted period cottage
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A delightful period cottage dating back in parts to the 18th century, which has been sympathetically extended and renovated and boasts a wealth of character features.
On the ground floor there is a spacious double aspect sitting room which has French doors leading to the pretty cottage garden at the rear. There is also a dining/kitchen/breakfast room which flows through to a conservatory area also with French doors leading out to the garden. The kitchen is fitted with an Aga and stainless steel extractor hood, a Butler's sink and wooden worktops. The downstairs cloakroom is also fitted with a shower.
Upstairs on the first floor there are 3 double bedrooms, two of which have fitted wardrobes, as well as a family bathroom.
This delightful double fronted cottage has a picket fence to the front and pedestrian access via a gate to the front door. The gardens at the back are well maintained and secluded with a paved patio adjoining the back of the cottage. Steps lead up to the lawn with mature shrubs and plants on the boundaries, with a further patio at the far end of the garden. There is a garden shed for storage, as well as a greenhouse for the avid gardener.
Conveniently situated in the pretty village of Shalford, Cricketers Cottage is within easy reach of local facilities, including a grocery shop, a post office, the popular Seahorse Inn and the Snooty Fox Cafe. Shalford also has a village hall and a well-established cricket club. A branch line station connects with the main line at Guildford with a fast service to London Waterloo. Bramley is just over a mile away and has a more comprehensive ranges of shops and restaurants, while the thriving town of Guildford offers an eclectic range of high street and bespoke shops and restaurants. Leisure facilities include the Surrey Sports Park, The Spectrum Sports Centre, The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Electric Theatre and G Live.
Set amidst beautiful countryside with lots of lovely walks and views across the Chantries, Pewley Down, St Marthas, Chinthurst Hill and along the River Wey, this tranquil setting on the doorstep of Guildford town offers the perfect combination of town and country living. The general area is served by an excellent range of schools both in the state and private sector, including Shalford Primary School, George Abbott School, Guildford High School, Royal Grammar School, Tormead, St Catherine's and Charterhouse.
Leave Guildford on the A281 Shalford Road towards the village. Pass The Seahorse public house and restaurant on your right and proceed into the village, passing the station on the left hand side. Go straight over the roundabout on to the Horsham Road, passing the Shalford Cricket Club on your left. Take the second track on your left and the property is the left hand cottage.Read all
- Sitting room
- Dining room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- 3 double bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Ground floor cloakroom with shower
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