4 bedroom detached house for saleWest Horsley
Sold STC £1,100,000
- Stunning Medieval Period Home
- Well Presented Throughout With Wonderful Character And Charm
- Adaptable 4 Bedroom, 5 Reception Room Accommodation
- Substantial, Mature Gardens With A Swimming Pool
- Prominent Village Location
This fabulous home has origins dating back to the reign of Henry VI in 1445, and offers an exceptional blend of outstanding character and charm together with adaptable accommodation, creating a truly unique home with immense presence - a rare find indeed! The rendered, beamed and wisteria clad façade only hints of the exquisite features within, which are immediately apparent on entering through the pitched entrance porch and into the wonderful hall area/dining room which features an abundance of exposed beams and oak supporting pillars - the framework of the original building. This superb room gives a flavour of what is to come, and includes a fabulous inglenook brick fireplace, complete with an original bread oven. This charming area is the perfect place to entertain family and friends with grandeur! The comprehensive ground accommodation includes a superb triple aspect sitting room overlooking both front and rear gardens and features an exposed brick fireplace together with a plethora of original features. The breakfast room has a impressive vaulted ceiling and enjoys a double aspect outlook together with access onto the patio and garden. The study, which is believed to have been originally built as an artist's studio, is an excellent size and flooded with light courtesy of the large roof lights. The family room, which the owners utilise as a music room, has a superb view of the garden and features a delightful corner fireplace. This room could also easily be used as a downstairs bedroom with an en-suite by modifying the built in cupboard area. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of oak fronted cabinets and includes a wonderful aga as the focal point. An oak staircase rises to the landing which features striking 'Coffin' floorboards, which continue into bedroom 1, together with an impressive vaulted ceiling and fireplace. This room also has potential to create an en-suite in the dressing room area. There are 2 further well proportioned double bedrooms together with a 4th bedroom/dressing room which has an en suite shower room. The family bathroom is equipped with a modern white suite including a large double end bath. A staircase rises to the second floor landing which is an excellent area for occasional furniture and has a glazed panel exposing the original internal wall - a window to the past! A further staircase rises to a loft room with a boarded floor, which has been utilised as a 5th bedroom and contains a door accessing a hidden room which is believed to have possible been a priest's hole or storage area from a era long past.
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