A stunning Grade II Listed Georgian Farmhouse with separate Converted Barn
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Billhurst Farm is a beautifully presented Grade II Listed Georgian house built in about 1720. The house has been in the same ownership for the last 40 years and has been a much loved family home. The original Georgian part of the house has a traditional square layout in keeping with its age and there are an abundance of original features, including high ceilings, sash windows, exposed beams and of particular note, a wonderful inglenook fireplace in the drawing room. In 1983, the current owners extended the rear of the property to incorporate the bright and airy kitchen/dining room with French doors leading out to the delightful south facing terrace and gardens beyond.
Upstairs there are six bedrooms including the master bedroom suite which has a dressing area and large en suite bathroom. There is a separate family bathroom in addition. Within the grounds of the house, adjacent to the enclosed outdoor swimming pool, is a separate self-contained Converted Barn, which features a stunning vaulted reception room with sprung wooden floor and wood-burning stove.
This property has 7.83 acres of land.
Billhurst Farm sits well in its stunning gardens and grounds which extend to just under 8 acres in total. The house is located just off the village green with the driveway leading up past two large ponds sitting to the front of the property on its northerly aspect. These ponds, which are within the curtilage of the house, provide a delightful haven for ducks and heron, and are divided by a York stone causeway and sit behind a mid-height brick wall with a gate.
The formal gardens and paddock lie on the southern side of the house with a splendid terrace at the back which can be accessed from both the drawing room and the kitchen. The study and breakfast room both face east and look out on to an enchanting parterre, whilst on the westerly side of the terrace an outdoor seating area, with pergola clad in mature wisteria, makes an ideal spot for alfresco dining. From this terrace a pathway flanked by giant box balls leads down to the walled outdoor swimming pool, the Converted Barn dating back to about 1690, and the large additional outbuilding. The barn is a wonderful addition to the house with its a fabulous vaulted reception room, sprung wooden floor and wood-burning stove, and would make wonderful pied a terre for an elderly relative or as overflow guest accommodation.
The remainder of the formal gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a split level and an area of orchard. A secluded astro turf tennis court enjoys a peaceful spot along the western boundary of the property. There is also a large paddock beyond, extending to circa 5.4 acres.
The gardens and paddock will be subject to an overage clause for any future development of the site. Further information can be obtained from the selling agent. Billhurst Farm also has an abundance of garage and workshop space in the original barn, as well as a two bay open car port. There is also ample parking on the driveway.
Billhurst Farm also has an abundance of garage and workshop space in the original barn, as well as a two bay open car port. There is also ample parking on the driveway.
Billhurst Farm is situated in the peaceful and semi-rural village of Wood Street, within the Green Belt, not far from the Hogs Back. Amenities such as a Post Office, general store and the locally acclaimed White Hart Public House with its popular restaurant are nearby. Cycle routes and scenic paths allow access to miles of countryside.
For more extensive facilities nearby Guildford offers an eclectic range of High Street and independent shops, along with an abundance of coffee shops, restaurants and entertainment, including The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Electric Theatre and G Live. Outstanding sporting facilities are available at The Guildford Spectrum and Surrey Sports Park. The Christopher Robin Day Nursery is situated within the village itself, along with several excellent schools in the immediate area, both in the state and private sector, which include Wood Street Infant School, Rydes Hill, Aldro, Charterhouse, Priors Field, Guildford County, Royal Grammar School, Tormead and Guildford High.
With Strutt and Parker on the left hand side, continue forward, bear right at the lights and turn right onto Chertsey Street. Continue to the traffic lights and turn left into York Road (A246). At the roundabout take the second exit onto Woodbridge Road at the lights and take the second exit at the roundabout. Continue forward and take the second exit at the mini roundabout. Turn left at the lights (A25). Take the third exit at the roundabout under the A3 towards (Worplesdon A322). Then turn left onto the Aldershot Road (A323). Continue forward for several miles and then at the 3rd mini roundabout take the first exit onto Broad Street. Continue forward, passing Wood Street Infant School on your left until you reach the village green. Bear left on to Wood Street Green and follow the edge of the green round. Turn left into White Hart Lane and the entrance to Billhurst Farm is the first on the left.Read all
- Reception hall
- Kitchen/breakfast room/dining room
- 3 Reception rooms
- Master bedroom suite with dressing room and en suite bathroom
- 5 Further bedrooms and family bathroom
- Separate Converted Barn with vaulted reception room, kitchen, bedroom and shower room
- Triple garage, double car port, driveway parking and further outbuildings
- Outdoor swimming pool and tennis court
- Mature gardens and grounds extending to about 7.8 acres
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