3 bedroom apartment for saleAshwood Place, Ashwood Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22
Sold STC £925,000
- 3 bedrooms
- 3 bath/shower rooms (2 en suite)
- 2 reception rooms
- kitchen/breakfast room
- utility room
- terrace and private garden
- communal gardens and woodland
- detached garage
- allocated and visitor parking
Full descriptionStylish and convenient period living
Ashwood Place benefits from an outstandingly convenient and wellregarded situation in Ashwood Road/Heathfield Road Conservation Area. Located just under one mile from the centre of Woking with all its shopping, cultural and leisure amenities, the property is within easy reach of the main line station that offers a fast and frequent service into London (Waterloo approx 27 minutes).
In addition to the proximity of Woking town's many amenities, the area benefits from ready access to main routes including the A3 and M3 for connection to London and the south coast and the M25 for the airports and the national motorway network.
There is a very good selection of both state and private schools
within easy reach including Hoe Bridge School, Halstead preparatory, Glenesk, Cranmore, Charterhouse and Guildford High School among many others.
Recreational opportunities include Woking and Guildford Leisure
Centres, Flying at Fairoaks, Shooting at Bisley and golf at a number of local clubs nearby. In addition the common land surrounding Woking offer miles of walking and riding.
Ashwood Place was originally built as a single substantial residence in 1929 and was later occupied as a children's home before its conversion in recent years to a number of impressive apartments.
Now Grade II listed, the property was originally designed in the Arts and Crafts style by M.H. Baillie Scott a well-known architect of the period and retains an absolute wealth of period features including extensive oak panelling and joinery, window frames (now double glazed),carved stone fireplaces and some magnificent decorative plaster ceilings by J C Pocock.
The property is entered via a vast and impressive oak panelled gallery with the individual apartments leading off. Litchard benefits from a spacious inner reception hall. The superbly generous south-facing drawing room features a wide and almost full height window from which lovely garden views may be enjoyed. This leads through to a bright dining room with a feature Italian marble drinking fountain set into a niche of lapis-lazuli and gold mosaic. A French door opens to the terrace.
The well-fitted triple-aspect kitchen/breakfast room also benefits from a French door to the garden terrace. Two generous en suite bedrooms complete the ground floor arrangement while stairs lead down to a third bedroom and family bathroom. Restored and upgraded to an impressively high standard, the property now offers a spacious and highly original home perfectly equipped for 21st Century living in Arts and Crafts style. The accommodation of Litchard is well laid out and is illustrated on the floor plans included in this brochure.
Gardens and Grounds
The property is approached along a private drive with automatic wrought iron gates and intercom system. The drive leads to a very spacious forecourt with parking for numerous vehicles (allocated spaces) The drive continues to a detached garage block. The grounds for this apartment comprise a three sided south-facing elevated terrace area and level lawn with shrub and flower borders that provides seclusion whilst offering attractive views over the wellmaintained communal grounds and woodland.
Square Footage: 1,864 sq ft
From Guildford, follow A320 Woking Road north towards Woking for five miles, then just before Woking town centre and some pedestrian traffic signals turn right into Hill View Road. Continue to the end and here turn right and almost immediately left into Ashwood Road. Continue to the end where the entrance to Ashwood Place will be found on the right hand side.
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