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Henley Park, Cobbett Hill Road, Guildford, Surrey

Guide Price £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Drawing room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms (3 en-suite)
  • Double garage
  • Private gardens
  • Communal grounds of about 35 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Further reference is noted in the Domesday Book, when it was owned by Chertsey Abbey until King Edward III bought it, turning it into a hunting lodge. It remained in royal hands until Charles I sold it to Arthur Squibb in about 1630. Around a century later, Solomon Dayrolle bought it and rebuilt it as the Georgian-style mansion we know today. Extensive harmonious restoration took place in about 1998. The grandeur of the original house has been sensitively homogenised with modern features providing unique accommodation.

Thomas Sheriff Place makes up the west wing of Henley Park and is a distinctively elegant property and retains a wealth of original features, notably the splendid high ceilings with ornate cornicing and large sash windows, allowing for a profusion of natural light through-out. The triple aspect drawing room provides comfort and splendour and is thought to have once been the ballroom to the manor house. Five full length sash windows
and doors to the terrace frame the far reaching countryside views.

The imposing staircase is stately in style and leads to the first floor which accommodates the guest bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a luxurious principal bedroom suite. Three further double bedrooms are situated on the second floor, all with spectacular views.

Henley Park is a Grade II listed manor house situated within about 35 acres of exquisite peaceful parkland communal grounds which occupy an elevated position, with uninterrupted views over woodlands and fields towards the Hogs Back and beyond. This tranquil setting is perfectly placed between the quintessential English villages of Pirbright and Normandy which are 2 miles and 1.3 miles away, respectively.

Pirbright dates back to the 13th century and is a picturesque English village situated around a central village green and pond. The White Hart is a cosy village local country pub with low beams and log fires, steeped in history and overlooks the green. This idyllic village also offers a local butcher and community shop. A
Sainsbury's is within easy reach at Brookwood and further amenities are available in Guildford. This historic regional centre with its cobbled High Street is about 5 miles away and offers an extensive range of shops, restaurants and coffee shops, as well as an eclectic range of cultural, recreational and sporting facilities.

The area is served by an excellent range of schools which include Pirbright Village Primary, Wyke Primary, Aldro, Prior's Field, Wyke, St Catherine's, Hall Grove, Charterhouse, Cranleigh, The Royal Grammar School and Guildford High School.

The property has a majestic approach through wrought iron electric gates, along a driveway bounded by ancient woodland, trees and level communal lawns. Extensive parking is in place to the front of the property with allocated private parking for a further two cars by the detached double garage at the rear of the house. A private walled garden sits to the south and west of Thomas Sheriff Place with a terrace adjoining the house, mature beds, shrubs and a lawn which leads to attractive woodland and views. A gate provides access to the garage and allocated parking.

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Added on Rightmove:
18 May 2016

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