- 6 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 3 receptions
Exceptional country house in the most beautiful setting.
Comprising of fantastic but flexible entertaining space with the added benefit of planning permission to create a stunning family room it also has six excellent bedrooms with the benefit of separate accommodation.
The ground floor comprises of reception area and a formal dining room, with feature brick fireplace and oil-fired stove, and a lovely west-facing conservatory, with far-reaching views and access to the terrace. Double doors from the hall open into the drawing room, a bright double aspect space, with oak-framed leaded light bay windows at each end and an inglenook style arched fireplace with woodburning stove. This in turn leads to a large and flexible study with a spiral staircase providing additional access to the master bedroom.
There is a spacious and well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room, with a modern range of bespoke furniture under granite surfaces, integrated appliances and a four-oven AGA with direct access to the sun deck and garden.
First floor accommodation includes a stylish master suite, with wonderful far reaching views. There are five further bedrooms, family bathroom, shower room and a separate dressing room.
Stairs lead to the second floor where a superb full size snooker table and ample space for further relaxing and entertaining with a home cinema.
This property has 12.8 acres of land.
The property is approached via electrically operated, wrought iron gates that open onto a long sweeping gravel drive flanked by lawns, with an attractive range of mixed trees and shrub borders, including azalea and rhododendron. A forecourt provides ample parking space and the drive continues to an arch-enclosed courtyard adjoining the garages and stables.
Lying mainly to the west and south of the house, the formal gardens include a mellow stone paved terrace, with steps leading down to a wisteria-clad pergola and breeze house, with electrics and heating for outside dining, and then on to a lily pond with a central duck island. There is also a timber sun-deck and, from here, a path leads to the swimming pool and a summer dining room area. A fabulous swimming pool is enclosed by brick walling and mature hedges providing privacy and seclusion.
The garden includes an unusual garden chess board laid out in a formal parterre design, with gravel paths and miniature box hedges. Partitioned by neatly clipped yew hedges, the gardens comprise a number of distinct areas with a wide range of mature planting for year-round colour and interest.
Beyond the formal gardens, the grounds are arranged as well-maintained areas of lawn, with mature trees and shrubs, and the remainder divided into several fenced and watered paddocks. The property also benefits from a range of outbuildings and equestrian facilities. A detached, brick built ,triple garage block includes a studio with bathroom above and there are two further detached single garages, with stores.
A stable block provides four attractive, brick and stone built stables, with doors at both front and rear. There are also a number of further outbuildings. The all-weather manège was professionally built by JB Arenas.
Situated on the Surrey/West Sussex border, the property occupies an enviable location in the heart of Wealden countryside. From its elevated position, the property enjoys panoramic 360 degree views over its surroundings, from Blackdown in the west to the South Downs.
The village of Loxwood is a thriving community, with its village school, hall, church, butchers, pubs, including the highly renowned Sir Roger Tichborne within walking distance and Post Office/general store and supports a range of clubs, associations, community events and activities, including the annual Loxwood Beer Festival. In addition to convenience shopping in the village, a wider selection is available at Cranleigh. Main line train stations from either Guildford or Billingshurst offer fast and frequent services into London, with journey times from about 35 minutes.
The area benefits from a wide choice of exceptional schools, including Loxwood Primary, Rikkyo School, Pennthorpe, Farlington, St Cuthbert Mayne, Christs Hospital, Cranleigh School, St Catherines at Bramley, and the Royal Grammar School for Boys and Guildford High School for Girls in Guildford.
- 3 reception rooms, study and conservatory
- Kitchen / breakfast room
- Master suite and 5 further bedrooms
- Family bathroom, shower room and dressing room
- Second floor games room
- Garaging, stores and outbuildings
- 4 stables and all-weather arena
- Swimming pool and breeze house
- Landscaped gardens and fenced and watered paddocks
- In about 12.8 acres
- EPC: E
Energy Efficiency Rating
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