An immaculately presented 4-bedroom home in this desirable village

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A charming 4-bedroom period home situated on a no-through road in this popular village. Whilst retaining its traditional exterior, the inside has been transformed into a stylish and contemporary living space arranged over two floors. A bright and welcoming hallway leads you in, with a generous dual aspect sitting room to one side, complete with limestone gas fireplace and French doors to the rear garden. Ahead is the open plan kitchen/ breakfast/dining area with its bi-fold doors to the back garden. The kitchen is well appointed with modern shaker style units, a large central island fitted with a gas hob and built-in double electric oven, as well as space for a dishwasher, larder fridge and an American style fridge/freezer. Also on the ground floor is a separate reception room which would be ideal as a study. snug or TV room.

Stairs rise to the galleried first floor where the principal bedroom with its en suite bathroom, and three further double bedrooms, one with en suite, can be found. The bedrooms all have built-in wardrobe space and there is also a family bathroom on this floor.


The west-facing gardens at Ashley Cottage are delightful, mainly laid to level lawn with some mature shrubs and trees, with far reaching rural views beyond the hedge line. There is a terrace running the width the of the back of the house with a decking area to the side which makes an excellent spot for al fresco dining and entertaining. There is the added benefit of a separate studio accessed from the decking which is a fantastic space for a home office or studio. To the front of the property a gravel driveway leads up to the front door and there is parking for several cars in front of the adjacent double garage.


The property is situated within the beautiful Surrey village of West Horsley, locally referred to as "The Horsleys" with West Horsley adjoining East Horsley. Situated in the North Downs, ascending Sheepleas ancient woodland with the Surrey Hills (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) to the north, this picturesque semirural village is a perfect location for both town and country living, with easy access to London via both rail and road links. Local amenities including bespoke shops, country pubs, coffee shops, and restaurants can be found in both West and East Horsley. Wisley, Effingham, Clandon and The Drift Golf Clubs are close by. Days out can be enjoyed at Polesden Lacey, Hatchlands Park and Wisley Gardens, along with The Horsley Diamond Jubilee Trail, a spectacular, circular walk encompassing nine miles of the beautiful countryside.

The historic town centre of Guildford, with its cobbled High Street and period architecture is just over 6 miles away and offers an extensive range of independent and High Street shops, coffee shops and restaurants. Leisure amenities include the Surrey Sports Park, Spectrum Sports Centre, The Yvonne Arnaud, Electric and G Live theatres.

There is a wide range of excellent schools in the area, both within the state and private sectors. These include The Raleigh School, Cranmore, Glenesk, Tormead, Howard of Effingham, Guildford High School, George Abbott and The Royal Grammar School.


From Guildford take the A246 Epsom Road and continue passing through the village of East Clandon and then Hatchlands Park on your left. Proceed and at the next roundabout turn left into The Street. The Bell & Colvill garage will be on your right now. Continue along The Street, passing the West Horsley Village Hall on your left and then immediately bear left into Silkmore Lane. Continue along Silkmore Lane and Ashley Cottage is on the left hand side.

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Other features

  • Hall
  • Reception room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Snug
  • Cloakroom
  • Principal bedroom with en suite bathroom
  • 3 Further double bedrooms, one with en suite
  • Family bathroom
  • Separate studio
  • Double garage

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Ref: GFD200094

Silkmore Lane, West Horsley Leatherhead Surrey KT24

Guide Price

Ref: GFD200094

Silkmore Lane, West Horsley Leatherhead Surrey KT24

Guide Price