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10 bedroom detached house for sale

Chertsey Road, Chobham, Woking, Surrey, GU24

Guide Price £4,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 reception rooms
  • 10 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms
  • kitchen/breakfast room
  • swimming pool and tennis court
  • about 8 acres
  • EPC Rating = G

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A very impressive Victorian country house dating back to 1883 and set in magnificent private and secluded grounds of about 8 acres.

Location

Stanyards is situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Chobham. Chobham provides a small range of shops for daily needs; a wider choice can be found in Sunningdale, Ascot, Windsor and Guildford.

Transport links are excellent; the M3 can be accessed at J3, the M25 at J13, and trains to London (Waterloo) are available from Sunningdale or Woking. There is an excellent choice of schools in the area such as Eton College, The Marist Schools, Papplewick, ACS Egham International School and TASIS in Thorpe.

Sporting and leisure pursuits include the golf clubs of Sunningdale, Wentworth, Worplesdon and West Hill, there is racing at Ascot and Windsor, and polo at Smiths Lawn.

Description

Stanyards is an impressive, Victorian country house dating back to 1883 with later additions. It commands the highest point in the area, has magnificent views from its roof terrace and is set in private, secluded grounds of about 8 acres. This beautiful home retains character features and has royal connections with the family of the King of Greece who resided there. The wonderfully proportioned formal reception rooms feature elegant fireplaces and impressive ceiling heights with attractive cornicing. The ground floor accommodation comprises a drawing room with original marble fireplace and archway leading to a further sitting room, dining room with wood panelling and an ornate ceiling, a kitchen/breakfast/family room, Butler's pantry, 2nd kitchen, utility room and access to a staff annexe. There is a 35' billiard room with wood panelling, fixed seating and a fully fitted bar.

Upstairs, on the 1st floor, the master bedroom suite has an en suite bathroom and dressing room; there are 3 further bedrooms, two bathrooms and a separate WC. On the 2nd floor, there is access to the roof terrace which has a railed surround and a flagpole; there are four bedrooms and two bathrooms on this floor.

The property is approached through an electric gated entrance with an illuminated turning circle and driveway parking. The south facing grounds consist of a large terrace, ideal for summer entertaining, with steps down to a wide expanse of lawn with a fish pond containing koi carp, which has a filtration system. The secluded and private grounds feature a superb array of rhododendrons, and a variety of mature trees including silver birch and fir trees. A running track skirts the perimeter of the grounds; there is a fruit orchard, a paddock, a floodlit tennis court, and an outdoor heated pool. There is an outbuilding adjacent to the paddock which could be converted into stabling. The property backs onto Chobham Common and has its own private access. There is a triple garage with extra wide doors, a car port and dog's house. The grounds are monitored by CCTV, there is a sophisticated security system, a 64 metre well and an irrigation system.

Square Footage: 10,651 sq ft
Acreage: 8 Acres


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01 August 2016

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