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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Knipp Hill, Cobham, Surrey, KT11

Sold STC £1,850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • kitchen / breakfast room
  • study / bedroom 6
  • utility room
  • detached double garage
  • approximately half an acre
  • substantial secluded gardens
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial period house with Georgian origins set within approximately half an acre.

Description

This beautiful and unique home is located in one of the most peaceful and leafy areas of Cobham, positioned just moments from Littleheath Common. This interesting and intriguing period house enjoys an idyllic setting which is easily accessible to both Cobham and Oxshott and located almost equidistant from both of the villages' mainline railway stations. South Lodge is an exquisite and substantial period house of nearly 4000 square feet that was originally constructed as a more modest Georgian farmhouse (one of the earliest dwellings in the area) but during Victorian times was vastly enlarged by the three storey section that now forms the grand and imposing front section of the building. The property offers a wealth of period features, including working fireplaces, parquet flooring and corniced ceilings in the Victorian parts of the house.

A pillared portico is an attractive introduction to the house, which in turn leads through the front door to an entrance vestibule and then on to the impressive and spacious reception hall. The three reception rooms are all good-sized and enjoy feature fireplaces and large bay windows on either their south or westerly aspects. The spacious kitchen/breakfast is a lovely triple aspect room that features a good range of units, a wood burning stove within the open fireplace and southerly facing French doors that open onto the outside terrace. Further rooms on the ground floor include the formal sitting room, dining room, cloakroom and a utility room that opens to the rear garden. The first floor houses three of the five bedrooms and includes the double aspect master bedroom suite with its bay window, fireplace and spacious en suite bathroom. Two additional double bedrooms and family bathroom are located within the original Georgian area. The second floor comprises of two further double bedrooms, a shower room and the study The house sits within a gently sloping plot of approximately 0.5 acres that is approached from Knipp Hill via a gravelled driveway that provides good parking and gives access to the detached double
garage. The plot has been landscaped and the much larger rear is terraced into three sizable areas. The upper two tiers are mostly laid to lawn with borders of shrubs and specimen plants and mature trees. The lower tier is a large paved terrace with a feature pond, surround by further decorative beds. The gardens are well established with both formal and informal areas,
including a terrace for outdoor dining and a wilderness play area at the top of the plot. They have been designed for easy maintenance with mature shrubs offering seasonal variation and year-round interest.

Square Footage: 3,993 sq ft

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Added on Rightmove:
15 September 2016

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