A charming and substantial Victorian country house in a highly desirable location
This property has a wealth of original period features with well-proportioned rooms, large sash windows and high ceilings. The substantial and versatile accommodation flows naturally between formal and informal entertaining areas, perfectly arranged to suit modern family living.
On the ground floor a generous entrance hall leads to the splendid 29ft drawing and sitting room. This stunning castellated octagonal extension was designed in the cottage orne style by the eminent architect, Roderick Gradidge, an authority on the Arts and Craft movement and Victorian style. With tall gothic windows, a bespoke stone fire surround and a vaulted ceiling, this unique addition to the property is designed to take full advantage of the views over the stunning gardens.
Also leading off the hall is a formal dining room, a family room with French doors on to the terrace and a rear hall with a study area, laundry room and cloakroom.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a large roof lantern and bi folding doors on to the terrace. There is an extensive range of bespoke Smallbone units together with an island, granite and end grain oak worktops, moderns integrated appliances including a wine chiller and electric Aga.
Upstairs you will find five generous bedrooms, three with fitted wardrobes, a dressing room and two spacious bathrooms, all of which enjoy the delightful aspect over the gardens and surrounding woodland.
THE BARN - The expansive barn was constructed in 1999 by the current owners and offers great flexibility, providing further accommodation, a gym, wine cellar, integral garaging and garden store. There is hard wired wifi and separate telephone line and satellite dish, ideal for a home office.
This property has 1 acres of land.
The property is entered through electric wooden gates and the circular drive gives access to the garage and barn and there is parking for several cars. The beautiful landscaped gardens include a circular lawn surrounded by an herbaceous border, and south facing stone terrace, an Amdega summer house, wild flower orchard, a water garden, woodland and a productive vegetable garden and potager.
The property is set towards the end of a quiet lane and is surrounded by open fields, woodland and National Trust land, while the A3 is within easy reach.
Haslemere provides a good variety of boutique shopping, restaurants, Waitrose and Marks & Spencer supermarkets, recreational facilities and a mainline station with fast trains reaching London Waterloo in approximately 53 minutes. The A3 provides access through the Hindhead tunnel to Guildford, London, Heathrow, Gatwick, the M25, and south to the coast.
There is a fine selection of schools in the area including Amesbury, St Ives, St Edmunds, Highfield, Brookham and the Royal School (both junior and senior).
Sporting facilities include golf at Liphook and West Surrey, racing at Goodwood and Fontwell, polo at Cowdray Park and sailing off the south coast at Chichester.
Haslemere mainline station 1.9 miles (London Waterloo 53 minutes), Haslemere town centre 2.3 miles, London 45 miles
From Strutt & Parkers Haslemere office, take the second exit at the roundabout onto the High Street and continue onto Lower Street. Pass the mainline station on your right-hand side and continue for a further mile and a half, before turning left onto Nutcombe Lane. At the fork, stay right and continue on Nutcombe Lane. You will find the propertyRead all
- 4 Reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Five Bedrooms
- Two Bathrooms
- Barn with gym/studio/office, mezzanine level, shower room &
- wine cellar
- Garden store
- EPC Rating E
- Approximately 1 acre
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