6 bedroom detached house for sale

Wanborough Lane

Sold STC £1,250,000

Property Description

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The property is located down a private track, adjoining ancient woodland. A gravel driveway leads to the property itself and provides plenty of parking.

The oak front door opens into the Entrance Hall, which has a magnificent 16<sup>th</sup> Century oak staircase that originated from a Welsh Manor House. Polished oak floorboards run through the formal reception rooms and there are original brace and latch doors throughout the house. The Drawing Room is well-proportioned with a brick inglenook fireplace at one end, a large leaded light window to the side elevation and French doors leading out to a Loggia. The adjoining Dining Room overlooks the rear garden, has a decorative brick fireplace at one end and a door leading out to the Loggia. The Kitchen is stylishly finished with Mark Wilkinson painted Shaker style units and a gas-fired Aga range cooker. There is also a conventional Miele double oven and a Miele gas hob and Franke sink in the large granite central island. Adjoining the kitchen is a separate Utility Room and pantry with a sink, built in Miele dishwasher and space for a washing machine. A Travertine tiled floor runs throughout and into the adjoining breakfast area which has bench seating and plenty of room for a farmhouse table. French doors lead out to the rear terrace and the garden.

The wide oak staircase leads to a galleried first floor landing with a large picture window to the front elevation. The Master Bedroom enjoys views over the rear garden and benefits from a walk-in closet and a luxurious en-suite with a cast iron freestanding claw foot bath, twin basins and a walk-in shower with stylish pearl tiles creating a feature wall. Bedrooms two and three are both doubles which overlook the rear garden, one of which has a decorative fireplace. From the landing a step leads down into Bedroom four which is currently furnished with a double bed at one end and a desk at the other. Bedroom five is a good sized single with a large built in cupboard The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite of double ended bath and basin with Victorian style chrome fittings, wc and a heated towel rail.

GARDEN & LOCATION

The plot extends to 0.6 acres and the garden is an attractive feature of the property. It has a large rear terrace enjoying an elevated outlook, with distant westerly views to Hascombe Hill. Steps lead down to a large area of lawn ideal for cricket, or football. The boundaries are well screened by close board fencing and laurel hedges. There is a covered area outside the back door that leads to a self-contained annexe, ideal for elderly parents, or a nanny/au pair. It has a bedroom, a shower room and a living room with a kitchenette at one end.

The property is situated just over a mile from the village centre and is within walking distance of local schools. There is woodland adjacent to the property with pathways that lead to both the Downs Link and also to the nearby Surrey Hills, which are a haven for walkers, horse riders and cyclists. Cranleigh Common is famous for its cricket green, which claims to be the finest in England after the Oval. Cranleigh School is one of the UK's leading public schools. It was founded in 1865 as the Surrey County School for farmer's sons and today offers state of the art facilities set amongst parkland grounds. There is also a further choice of schooling in both the private and the state sector.

The village of Cranleigh lies in the Weald on the main route from Guildford to Horsham and is said to be the largest village in the country. The High Street boasts an attractive range of shops, and boasts two independent department stores, M&S Food and a selection of restaurants and cafes, many with pavement seating. The modern Health Centre, Leisure Centre and Arts Centre are situated at the southern end of the High Street. There are two supermarkets and a healthy variety of independent shops and established High Street stores.

The County town of Guildford is 10 miles away and provides a mainline train station with a fast service to Waterloo. The A3 also provides quick access by car to the M25 and central London.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Chilworth (5.6 mi)
  • Shalford (6.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Crowes Estate Agents, Cranleigh

1 Kent House, 81 High Street, Cranleigh, GU6 8AU

01483 660144 Local call rate

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Crowes Estate Agents, Cranleigh

1 Kent House, 81 High Street, Cranleigh, GU6 8AU

01483 660144 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Chilworth (5.6 mi)
  • Shalford (6.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Crowes Estate Agents, Cranleigh

1 Kent House, 81 High Street, Cranleigh, GU6 8AU

01483 660144 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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