3 bedroom bungalow for saleLockner Holt, Chilworth, Guildford, Surrey, GU4
Sold STC £1,000,000
- Viewing Appointment Times:
- Sat 28th & 4th June 10am-12:30pm
- Wed 1st & 8th June 12pm -2:30pm
- Informal Tender - Closes Friday 10th June
- Viewings by appointment with Savills
- 3 bedrooms (family bathroom)
- 2 reception rooms
- Kitchen into conservatory
- EPC Rating = F
Full descriptionAn enviable position in the Surrey Hills
Located in the heart of the Surrey Hills and occupying a most idyllic situation an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the property sitting in the Metropolitan Green Belt on the fringe of the historic village of Chilworth a thriving community. Chilworth train station is on the North Downs line to Reading changing at Redhill to London Waterloo (journey time about 60 mins) with connections to Gatwick airport.
The village has a post office, village shop, superb public house the Percy Arms and Chilworth CofE Primary School. Lockner Holt is surrounded by heathland providing excellent opportunities for walking, riding, cycling and outdoor pursuits. Lockner Brake is within easy reach of the nearby villages of Blackheath, Shamley Green, Albury and Wonersh. More comprehensive shopping, cultural and leisure amenities are available at Guildford, Godalming and Cranleigh. The A281 at Shalford provides a direct link to the A3 at Guildford and onto the M25 to London and the airports. There are main line stations at Guildford, Farncombe and Godalming offering fast and frequent services into London/Waterloo, with journey times from about 35 minutes. There are many schools within easy reach including Aldro, Longacre, St Catherine's, King Edward's, Duke of Kent, Hurtwood House, Cranleigh and Charterh ouse. Recreational opportunities include golf at several local clubs, including Bramley, Hurtmore, Worplesdon, Cranleigh and The West Surrey. There is shooting at Bisley and fishing on the Albury Estate, racing at Sandown Park, Kempton, Epsom and Fontwell and polo at Ewhurst. The south coast also affords beaches, sailing and water sports at under an hours drive away.
Sale by informal tender - offers to be submitted to Savills: 244-246 High Street Guildford GU1 3JF / email@example.com, by 10th June 2016 - 6pm.
Lockner Brake affords a superb opportunity to purchase an enchanted home nestled in the heart of the Surrey Hills. This tranquil elevated position is surrounded by circa 7.5 acres of gardens, grounds and woodland on the Lockner Holt residence.
The property is set up an extended drive in an extremely private setting with neighbouring property a short walk away. The existing architect designed bungalow was built in 1956 by the present owners father, who planted a number of specimen trees (which are now mature) and ornate shrubs on the holding. This is enhanced by a variety of flowering Rhododendron, Acers and Azaleas surrounded by mature semi-natural woodland with rides cut for wandering. The design of the bungalow with large windows and feature walls, links the reception rooms with the terraces beyond and the surrounding views. To the side of the lawn and vegetable garden areas there are some useful outbuildings for storage and potting. The bungalow is fronted by a carriage driveway with access to the attached car port.
The bungalow has three double bedrooms served by a family bathroom and separate cloakroom, accessed off the entrance/reception hall. The kitchen leads onto the conservatory that in turn breaks onto the lawn gardenterracing. In addition there is a spacious sitting room and dining hall. There are terraces all round. The bungalow measures circa 1,271 sqft with the addition of the car port at circa 219 sqft. The property has scope for enlargement subject to the obtaining of planning consent, but is being sold bought as seen with no planning consents in place.
Services - Mains electricity and water with Oil Fired Central Heating and Private Drainage.
Planning - There are no recent planning applications associated to the site.
Rights and Covenants - There are two prescriptive rights of access to Lockner Brake. Further details available from the Agent, Savills.
Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the sole agents, Savills only.
Tenure - Freehold.
Energy Performance Certification - A copy of the full Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request.
Square Footage: 1,490 sq ft
Acreage: 7.5 Acres
From Guildford, follow the A281, Horsham Road for 1.7 miles to
Shalford and at the roundabout take the first exit onto the A248 Kings Road. Follow the B2128 road into Christmas Hill headed towards Shamley Green and Wonersh and turn left onto A248 New road to Chilworth Village itself. After about 1 mile you will see the Percy Arms on your left hand side, continue on for about 400 yards then turn right at the bus stop (which is on the right hand side of the road). Continue on this road crossing over the railway line into the Lockner Holt residence demarked by white gate posts. Continue up the extended drive taking the first right hand fork signed Lockner Brake passing a neighbouring property until you reach the entrance to Lockner Brake and carriage driveway.
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