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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Shortheath Road, Farnham

Sold STC £1,050,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Family room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room
  • Cloakroom
  • Reception hall
  • Parking for several vehicles

Full description

A most appealing 5 bedroom, 2 bath/shower room detached character family home occupying a delightful plot extending to approximately 0.20 of an acre in a most desirable South Farnham location

* Farnham town centre 1 1/2 miles (Waterloo from 53 minutes)
* Guildford (A3) 9 miles, London 40 miles
(All distances and times are approximate)

* Local facilities are close by at The Ridgway and The Bourne, and include a store/post office, bakery, butcher, public house, newsagents, veterinary clinic, chemist, tennis courts, recreation ground and well regarded schools.

* The Georgian town centre of Farnham offers a comprehensive range of shopping, recreational and cultural pursuits, with bustling cobbled courtyards boasting many shops, cafes and an excellent choice of restaurants including Brasserie Blanc, Loch Fyne, Cote Brasserie, Pizza Express and Zizzi. There is a Sainsburys, Waitrose, DC Leisure Centre, David Lloyd Leisure Centre and Farnham's historical deer park offering over 300 acres of beautiful open countryside, providing opportunities for walking, riding and cycling.

* There is an excellent choice of both state and private schools in the area including Waverley Abbey, South Farnham School, Weydon Secondary School, Edgeborough, Frensham Heights and Barfield.

* Communications are first class with the A31 and mainline station about 11/2 miles and the A3 about 7 miles. The A331 Blackwater Valley road links Farnham with the M3, M25 and Heathrow.

* A most attractive and beautifully presented five bedroom detached family home offering considerable charm and character with spacious and flexible accommodation arranged over two floors. The property dates back to approximately 1911 and has been the subject of considerable improvement and extension by the current owners. Charlton Cottage occupies a delightful plot offering privacy and seclusion and extending to approximately 1/5 of an acre.

* Entrance porch and front door to: Spacious reception hall - oak flooring, radiator in ornate casement, staircase to first floor.

* Cloakroom - WC, wash hand basin, part tiled walls, radiator, tiled floor.

* Sitting room - front aspect, attractive bay, fireplace housing log burning stove, fitted shelving and cupboards set into alcoves, oak flooring, coved ceiling.

* Dining room - front aspect, attractive cast iron open fireplace with ornate mantle and surround, fitted bookcase with cupboards below set either side into alcoves, oak flooring, radiator in ornate casement.

* Family room - side aspect into deep bay window, fireplace housing Clearview wood burner, radiator.

* Kitchen/breakfast room - rear aspect, extremely well fitted, one and a half bowl enamel sink with mixer tap and cupboards under, Beech worktops with extensive range of cupboards and drawers under, matching range of eye level units, four ring gas hob, extractor above, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge and separate freezer, Neff electric fan oven, combination microwave/oven and warming drawer, part tiled walls and down lighters, oak flooring. Through to:

* Breakfast area - rear aspect, continuation of oak flooring, radiator, down lighting, space for large table and chairs, casement double doors to rear garden. Door to:

* Utility room - worktop, plumbing for washing machine, vent for tumble dryer, Potterton gas fired boiler, eye level cupboards, fitted shelving, consumer unit.

* First floor - galleried landing, radiator in ornate casement, access to loft via pull down ladder, insulated partly boarded with light.

* Bedroom 1 - rear aspect, delightful outlook to rear, oak flooring, radiator.

* Bedroom 2 - front aspect, built in double wardrobes, radiator.

* Bedroom 3 - rear aspect, built in wardrobes, radiator.

* Bedroom 4 - front aspect, built in wardrobes, radiator.

* Bedroom 5 - front aspect, worktop with cupboards under, fitted shelving, radiator.

* Shower room - frosted window, large walk in shower with pumped shower and glass screen, WC, wash hand basin, electric heater, shaver socket, extractor fan.

* Family bathroom - frosted window, panel enclosed bath, overhead pumped shower, glass screen, WC, wash hand basin, part tiled walls, tiled floor, radiator in ornate casement, airing cupboard housing hot water tank.

* Front - double wrought iron gates lead to shingled driveway providing parking for several vehicles. Area of lawn, flower and shrub borders, screened and enclosed by mature hedging, shrubs and trees, offering privacy and seclusion.

* Bike/wood store, garden shed, workshop/summer house with power and light.

* Side gate to pathway to rear. Bin store, outside tap.

* Attractive paved patio/sun terrace to further paved seating area, outside cooking/BBQ area with power and lighting covered by a tiled roof. Shaped areas of lawn, mature flower and shrub borders, screened by mature hedging, shrubs and trees offering high degree of privacy and seclusion. The whole extending to 0.20 of an acre.

Services - Mains water and electricity. Gas heating, mains drainage. Sealed unit UPVC double glazed windows.
Local Authority - Waverley Borough Council, The Burys, Godalming, GU7 1HR 01483 523333
Council Tax - Band G with an annual charge for the year ending 31.03.17 of £2,858.68
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating D (63)

Leave Farnham via the A287 Firgrove Hill. At the traffic lights turn right into Ridgway Road and continue on into Shortheath Road. Continue over the mini-roundabout at the junction with Green Lane. Charlton Cottage is situated a short way along on the right hand side, on the corner of Firfield Road. Turn right into Firfield Road where the entrance to the property is immediately on your left hand side.

For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these particulars as a general guide only. They are intended to give a fair description of the property but their accuracy is not guaranteed nor do they form part of any contract. All information should be verified by yourself and your professional advisors. We have not carried out a survey nor have we tested the services, appliances and specific fixtures and fittings. It must not be assumed that the property has all or any necessary planning permissions, building regulations or any other consents. Room sizes are approximate and they have been taken between internal wall surfaces and therefore include cupboards, shelves etc. Accordingly they should not be relied upon for carpets, curtains and furnishings.

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13 July 2016


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