An outstanding detached period property circa 1680 with a separate Forge, set within about 1.7 acres
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The ceilings are particularly high for the era and the rooms spacious. The kitchen/breakfast room is a notable feature with double doors opening to the rear private gardens. The option of an adjoining annexe or continuation of the main house provides several living options. The upstairs accommodates six large double bedrooms and five bath/shower rooms.
This property has 1.6 acres of land.
The property is approached via a carriage driveway with ample garaging and parking and overlooking the pretty village green. The mature grounds extend to circa 1.6 acres and are beautifully landscaped with a tennis court and outdoor heated swimming pool, and a paddock at the rear.
The Forge is situated in the popular village of Wood Street, a peaceful location which enjoys a semi-rural position, just off the northern slope of the Hogs Back within the Green Belt, yet less than 4 miles from Guildford town centre. A village green with the only surviving maypole in Surrey is renowned for community based activities including late spring and summer fairs. Amenities such as a Post Office, General Store and two country pubs, with the locally acclaimed White Hart 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, 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.
Woking Train Station 5.4 miles (London Waterloo 28 minutes), Guildford Train Station, 4 miles (London Waterloo 38 minutes, Worplesdon Train Station 3.7 miles (London Waterloo 38 minutes) Brookwood Train Station,4.2 miles (London Waterloo 36 minutes)Read all
- Period house overlooking the village green
- 6 Bedrooms
- 4 Reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Garaging and ample driveway parking
- Tennis Court and outdoor swimming pool
- Landscaped gardens
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