2 bedroom terraced house for saleCranleigh
Sold STC £425,000
- Charming Character Cottage
- Over 1200 sq ft Of Accommodation
- Rural Views Towards The Surrey Hills
- 2 Bedrooms, 2 Reception Rooms
- Delightful Garden and Parking For 4 Cars
- Excellent Communication Access
This charming cottage is steeped in character and provides a welcoming ambience when you step over the threshold. The property is part of a converted inn, with origins believed to date back to the 18th century, and was stopping off point for travellers at a historic tollgate on the road between Guildford and Horsham. The Inn was refurbished and converted into four cottages approximately 12 years ago and many of the original character features have been retained throughout.
The porch provides the perfect spot to leave boots and shoes, with a stylish black and terracotta chequerboard tiled floor. The front door opens into a surprisingly spacious hallway with an oak effect floor providing access to both an inner lobby and sitting room. This cosy room is enhanced with the original wooden floorboards and has a painted brick fireplace as the focal point with a quarry tiled hearth and wood burning stove. There is half panelling to the walls at dado height and you can almost sense the coachmen toasting each other a safe journey. Steps take you down into the stunning open plan kitchen/family room which is double aspect and flooded with light from French doors opening onto the rear terrace and garden. The kitchen area is equipped with a range of stylish painted units with brushed chrome handles and integral wine rack. There are various integrated appliances including fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven, gas hob with extractor fan over. A peninsular unit divides the family/dining room which has an oak floor and provides sociable open plan space in which to enjoy family life or to entertain. There is ample room for a table and chairs plus space for sofas to relax and enjoy the views across the garden to the fields beyond. From here there is access to a lobby area with downstairs cloakroom, equipped with a white suite, together with a separate utility room with space for appliances and useful additional storage. A stable door opens from the lobby area onto the side of the property and in turn the rear garden. The property also features a useful cellar, accessed from a hatch in the lobby.
Stairs rise to the first floor accommodation comprising two double bedrooms and the family bathroom. Both the bedrooms are a generous size with space for wardrobes and enjoy a double aspect towards Hascombe Hill to the front of the property and far reaching views over farmland towards the Surrey Hills to the rear. The family bathroom is equipped with a white suite comprising bath, with shower over, basin and lavatory.
Garden & Exterior
A shared entrance from the road provides access to a the properties private parking area with room for four cars. There is an area of lawn together with a planted border at the front of the cottage. The rear garden is laid to lawn with borders containing a variety of perennial plants, all enclosed by a mixture of hedged and panel fencing. There is a good size patio which enjoys sun until mid-afternoon in the summer, and where you can enjoy the wonderful views whilst alfresco dining with friends and family. At the end of the garden there is a newly constructed timber shed and adjoining log store.
The property is situated under 3 miles from the centre of Cranleigh village which has a comprehensive range of shops including an award winning butcher, fishmonger, Marks and Spencer Simply Food, two supermarkets and a wide range of excellent independent retailers. Further amenities include a health centre, library, art centre, as well as our very own leisure centre. There are a selection of schools within the area which cater for both the state and private sectors.The area is surrounded by open countryside, including The Surrey Hills, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, which offer some of the best walking, cycling and horse riding countryside to be found in the South of England. Cranleigh is located about 10 miles to the south of Guildford which offers superb shopping, entertainment and leisure facilities, including a mainline station with a fast and frequent service into London(Waterloo) together with the South coast. There is also easy access to the A3.
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