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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Claygate, Esher, Surrey


Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful c.1920's detached family home
  • EPC E
  • Entrance hall
  • Drawing room
  • Family room
  • Study
  • Italian fitted kitchen / breakfast room
  • Cloakroom
  • Cellar
  • 5 bedrooms (four doubles)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


A beautiful family home, occupying an elevated plot of just over one third of an acre and understood to have been built in the c.1920's for the family of the prominent peer, Baron William Rushton Black. Birchwood Grange enjoys a secluded position within Ruxley Heights private estate and also benefits from its own electronically gated access.

The property is imbued with immense character throughout with wood flooring. beautiful joinery, leaded windows, ornate coving and marble fireplace all adding to the appeal of this charming home. For a property of this age, there is also a significant degree of natural light as a result of the Southerly orientation and in recent years, the house has been the subject of a thoughtful and elegant programme of updating and improvements, including Italian designed kitchen units from the renowned 'Kitchen Culture of Esher'. The ground floor accommodation comprises generous entrance hall, a beautiful drawing room with double doors to the garden and a individually commissioned glazed wooden cabinet. There are also two further reception rooms, an attractively appointed kitchen / breakfast room with granite worksurfaces, breakfast bar and integrated appliances, utility room, cloakroom and a useful cellar. Upstairs are five individual bedrooms, four of which are doubles and two high quality bathrooms including master en suite and separate cloakroom.

Externally, there are well-stocked areas of garden to three sides of the house with a good range of mature trees and shrubs and the plot as a whole affording far reaching views over Surrey. A sweeping driveway leads up to the house and there is ample parking available by way of a detached garage with playroom or potential studio / home office above.


A secluded, detached home of immense character, dating from the 1920's and occupying an elevated and gated position within a highly regarded private estate.

Details for property ID 15441 supplied to Rightmove on 10/10/16 at 3:45 pm

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 October 2016

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