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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Blackbrook Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH5

Sold STC £1,700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 2 Receptions
  • Stunning open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room
  • Double garage block with wine store
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Landscaped gardens & grounds of approx 1.25 acres
  • Dorking Town centre 3 miles
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully appointed 6 bedroom Victorian home that has been comprehensively extended and refurbished located in a convenient location.


The historic market town of Dorking offers an excellent range of high quality individual and mainstream shops, restaurants and vibrant cafes. Historic West Street, long a centre of antique shops, has drawn tourists and antique collectors alike to Dorking over many years. Dorking Halls, which is a well known and much loved venue, hosts a variety of high quality cultural events and there is also an excellent sports centre/swimming pool. Denbies Vineyard, which is England's largest commercial vineyard, is located just to the north of Dorking.
Educationally there are a number of outstanding state and independent schools within the vicinity including Walton on the Hill Primary, Aberdour Preparatory School, Epsom College, Reigate Grammar, Dunottar, Boxhill, Downsend and St John's in Leatherhead to name but a few. For the commuter Dorking mainline station offers regular train services to London Waterloo and London Victoria from 53 minutes, while Dorking Deepdene station provides services to Reading and Redhill with connections to London Bridge. The M25 (Junc 9) is within 8.5 miles and gives access to the international airports of Heathrow and Gatwick as well as the South Coast via the M23. The countryside that surrounds Dorking is considered to many to be the finest in the south east and includes Ranmore common and Box Hill, which form part of the North Downs, Leith Hill and the Surrey Hills to the south west. Local sporting and recreational facilities are substantial with golf at Dorking Golf Club, Betchworth Golf Club and The RAC Country Club. Tennis at the Dorking Tennis & Squash Club. Racing at Sandown and Epsom (home of the Derby). Polo at Epsom Polo Club and exceptional access to walking, cycling and hacking across the North Downs.


Brookland House is a beautifully appointed 6 bedroom Victorian home that has been comprehensively extended and refurbished by the current owners. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and is both flexible and well proportioned. On the ground floor the accommodation consists of an entrance hall, dining room, drawing room, a stunning open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room that forms the beating heart of the house with bi-fold doors along two sides that open straight onto the rear decking and outside entertaining area, utility room and downstairs W.C.
On the first floor a spacious landing leads to a master bedroom suite (with en suite bathroom and walk in dressing room) two further bedrooms and two further bathrooms (one of which is en suite). The top floor offers two further bedrooms, en suite bathroom and a study/bedroom 6.

Outside the property is approached via an automatic 5-bar wooden gate which leads to an impressive gravelled driveway that offers parking for several cars. There is a substantial garage block with two automatic up and over doors, together with a workshop and climate-controlled wine store. To the south side of the house and adjacent to the kitchen/family/breakfast room, there is a pergola and sun terrace that overlook the heated swimming pool. To the rear of the swimming pool, there is a period outbuilding which has three areas, one of which contains the equipment for the swimming pool the other two providing very useful ancillary garden storage. The gardens are a prime feature of the property and have been lovingly cared for over many years, comprising a large central expanse of main lawn and numerous established well stocked borders and beds. For those who are particularly green fingered there is a traditional glasshouse and fruit cages. In all the grounds, which act as a beautiful backdrop to the property, extend in all to about 1.25 acres.

Square Footage: 4,059 sq ft
Acreage: 1.25 Acres

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Added on Rightmove:
03 November 2016

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