4 bedroom detached house for saleAlfold
- Unique Period Home With A Wonderful Rural Outlook
- Superbly Presented Throughout
- Immense Character And Charm
- 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 4 Reception Rooms
- Generous Family Garden
- Parking, Barn Style Garage/Car Port
This fabulous property really has to be seen to fully appreciate the quality and fastidious attention to detail that the owners have lavished upon their home, skilfully blending the charm and character of the original 1872 country cottage with striking contemporary aspects, to create a totally unique family home. Having been remodelled and extended, the surprisingly spacious accommodation offers a practical living environment with 4 reception rooms offering formal and informal areas and an abundance of charming features throughout the property, including , fireplaces, exposed beams, timber and iron latch doors and newly installed, double glazed sash windows. The sitting room is a delightfully cozy room with a brick fireplace as the focal point, complete with a log burning stove to gather around on a cold winters night, although the under floor heated terracotta floor will keep you toasty underfoot! The dining room has the original sealed brick floor, a wonderful feature worn smooth with the passage of time. The superb kitchen/breakfast room offers an introduction to the wonderful rural aspect that this home provides. Overlooking the garden, your eye is drawn over farmland to the distant Hascombe Hill providing a magnificent rural view. The kitchen is equipped with a comprehensive range of oak units with contrasting granite preparation surfaces and a stylish Indian slate floor. There is plenty of space for a dining table and the separate utility room provides space for additional appliances. The ground floor accommodation is completed with the double aspect family room with French doors to the garden together with a study, which again shares the rear aspect, whilst the adjacent shower room is equipped with a period style suite.
The first floor accommodation is truly spectacular with the owner having created two striking bedrooms which both feature high vaulted and beamed ceilings with full height, glazed facades, combining of bi-fold doors which open onto contemporary glass and stainless steel Juliette balconies that have a commanding view over the garden. Bedroom one features a sumptuous en suite shower room whilst bedroom two has an innovative mezzanine level which could be utilized for a variety of uses. The family bathroom is fitted with a timeless period suite with coordinating tiling and includes a wonderful ball and claw foot slipper bath. The remaining two bedrooms are generous double rooms which both feature characterful exposed floorboards and an original cast iron fireplace.
Garden & Exterior
The property is approached via a gravel driveway which offers plenty of parking and allows access to the barn style garage and car port. The garage is currently utilised as a gym and storage area, it benefits from power and light. A box hedge bordered path leads to the front door whilst a mature mixed hedge provides privacy from the road. The wide plot allows access down the sides of the house to the rear garden which is a generous size and is mainly laid to lawn with perimeter hedging to the sides. There is a brick paved patio, ideal for entertaining in the summer and from which to enjoy the stunning sunsets over adjoining countryside. There is a substantial timber workshop equipped with power and light together with an adjoining log store.
Alfold is located in on the Surrey/West Sussex border, surrounded by wooded countryside with many footpaths and bridleways through Forestry Commission land and along the recently renovated Wey and Arun Canal. The historic St Nicholas church dates back to the 1100's and is one of the oldest in the area. The village benefits from three pubs and a village shop together with a brand new M&S Simply Food, a village hall and sports club which offers cricket and football facilities together with 2 tennis courts. The neighbouring village of Cranleigh offers a bustling High Street with cafes and restaurants, a renowned butcher, fishmonger, a variety of independent shops and two supermarkets together with an M&S food hall. It also benefits from a modern health centre, library and leisure centre. The nearby town of Godalming offers a mainline station with a fast service into Waterloo. Education is well catered for within the area with a variety of regarded state and independent school
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