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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Horsham Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4

Sold STC £769,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Master Bedroom Ensuite
  • Four Further Bedrooms
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room
  • Cloakroom
  • Attic Room
  • Family Bathroom

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Ivydene is a substantial detached Victorian house conveniently situated just south of the town centre.
The property offers well laid out accommodation over three floors plus a useful heated cellar/playroom. The accommodation and measurments is shown on the attached floor-plan, Above the two cellar rooms, on the ground floor, is a classic Victorian hallway, entered through an imposing front door with bespoke stained glass windows. There is a downstairs cloakroom, kitchen with original wooden cupboards, breakfast room and large utility room. One of the highlights is the lovely interconnecting sitting and dining rooms with high ceilings. The sitting room has the original sliding shutters on it's large bay window which are ideal for added security and privacy. The dining room has French doors onto a patio area and garden. Both dining and living rooms boast magnificent fireplaces.

On the first floor with it's comfortable sized landing, can be found the wooden floored master bedroom with it's recently fitted en-suite shower room. There are two further good sized bedrooms, together with a newly fitted family bathroom with stained glass windows. All the other rooms have retained their original sash windows.

A door from this landing leads to a staircase to the top floor, where there is another landing big enough for a study area, with access to two further charming bedrooms with storage heating and Velux windows. There is also a small doorway to a hidden eaves room (14'0"x13'11" max) with a Velux window and power sockets, which is ideal as a playroom, or for storage. There are also two large cupboards and an eaves storage area on this floor.


This location offers excellent access to St Pauls school as well as Dorking Town which provides comprehensive shopping, social, educational and recreational facilities and is ideal for the commuter with the main line station providing services to Victoria and Waterloo. The other two stations providing east/west service (Reading/Tonbridge line). The M25 can be accessed via Junction 9 at Leatherhead. It is also an ideal central location for some of the best hill walking/cycling/running in the country, along literally hundreds of miles of footpaths and bridleways, in the woodlands surrounding the town. These Forestry Commission and National Trust protected woodlands cover the North Downs, Holmwood Common and Leith Hill, the highest point in the South East of England.


The garden of the property is fully enclosed with high brick walls - great for children and secluded barbeques. Attractive trees and shrubs prevent the garden being overlooked. The garden is laid to lawn and with a westerly aspect. The front of the property is block paved to provide parking for two vehicles set partially behind a low wall and attractive railings. A port with large swing door/gate, gives access to the side of the property. Beyond this gate there is a covered area for storage, cycles and logs for the fire. This also gives access directly into the utility room.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 March 2015

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