A charming detached 4 bedroom on the outskirts of this desirable village
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NO ONWARD CHAIN Oakmead is a charming and well-presented family home, set in a rural position just outside the highly sought-after Surrey village of Cranleigh. The property features four bedrooms as well as comfortable reception rooms, while outside there are beautiful gardens backing onto open fields. On the ground floor, the drawing room opens onto the rear gardens via French doors and features an open fireplace, while to the front, the snug provides a cosy family space, with a bay window and extensive built-in shelving. The kitchen and dining area is a splendid open-plan space, with tiled flooring and plenty of natural light. There is space for a large dining table, while the kitchen has white wooden units, a central island and an Aga. The utility room provides space for further appliances. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms, including the generous principal bedroom, with its fitted storage and en suite shower room. There is also a family bathroom on the first floor, while on the second floor there is a further double bedroom.
Agent's Note: Planning permission has been granted to demolish the garage and add a double storey extension to one side for a new family room and master en suite. WA/2020/0095. http:/planning360.waverley.gov.uk/planning Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries with the planning authority.
The property is approached off Knowle Lane through a 5 bar wooden gate on to a gravel driveway with ample parking for cars to the front. The property has an attached single garage, which provides further parking space or can be used for storage, or as a workshop. However, there is planning permission in place to demolish this and build a two-storey extension. Please refer to the agent's note and planning reference. The gardens to the rear are delightful, and have an area of paved terracing, with a shaded eating area under a wooden pergola to the side. Steps up lead to an area of level lawn, bordered by flowerbeds, a variety of shrubs, established hedgerow and mature trees, with far reaching views over the neighbouring countryside.
Cranleigh has much to offer being renowned as the largest village in England. It boasts an excellent range of high street and individual shops, including Sainsburys, Co-Op and M&S Simply Food supermarket. There are plenty of restaurants, coffee shops and country pubs, plus a vibrant weekly market, as well as an extensive garden centre, library, and Cranleigh Arts Centre and the renowned Cranleigh Cricket Academy and The Cranleigh School Equestrian Centre. More extensive amenities can be found in nearby Guildford, with its cobbled High Street and historic buildings. Guildford is readily accessible and offers an eclectic range of shops, an abundance of restaurants and entertainment including The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Electric Theatre and G Live centre. With the Surrey Hills (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) on the doorstep, this area is perfect for walking, cycling and riding. There are a number of excellent schools in the area, both in the state and private sector. These include the renowned Cranleigh School, Pennthorpe, St Cuthbert Mayne Primary, St Hilarys, St Catherines, Charterhouse, Royal Grammar School, Guildford High and Tormead.
From Guildford proceed out of the town on the A281 Shalford Road, passing through Shalford, Wonersh and into the centre of Cranleigh. You will pass Sainsburys supermarket on your right hand side; take the next right hand turn into Knowle Lane. Proceed out of the village, passing Snoxhall Fields and the allotments on your left. Continue forward on Knowle Lane and the house can be found on your left-hand side and will be visible by a Strutt & Parker For Sale board.Read all
- Entrance hall
- Sitting room
- Dining room/Kitchen
- Principal bedroom with en suite shower
- Three further bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Garden, in all about 0.4 acre
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