3 bedroom property for saleRotunda, The Burys, Godalming
Guide Price £775,000
- Sitting/Dining room/Kitchen
- Utility room
- Mezzanine gallery/Study
- Master bedroom with en-suite shower room
- Bedroom 2 with en-suite shower room
- Bedroom 3/Study
- Separate bathroom
- Off street parking
Full descriptionThe Property:
A wealth of exquisite original features have been renovated to an exceptionally high standard, with the new additional work in keeping with the designs of Samuel Wellman.
The open plan living area is ideal for entertaining, with an abundance of natural light from the large yet private church style windows, as well as the original skylights to the dome. Aged wooden beams throughout compliment the modern high specification design.
An ornate galleried upper level with detailed wooden balustrades encompasses the entire dome and leads to the two upper bedrooms which are bright and airy with high ceilings unique stone arched shaped windows. Original stained glass windows illuminate the entire area including a mezzanine space; ideal as a study.
The Rotunda was built circa 1879 adjoining the Congregational Church; designed specifically as a school by the renowned Architect and Borough Surveyor, Samuel Wellman (1846 - 1923). The circular design of the school was intended to accommodate up to 400 pupils allowing for reciprocal views of the teacher and children.
The Rotunda was originally built in 1879 as a school adjoining the Congregational Church on the northern edge of Godalming town centre. The River Wey is situated to the north of the property about 0.1 miles with scenic areas of open countryside to the west.
The ancient market and coaching town of Godalming offers a wide range of individual shops, restaurants, supermarkets and general amenities. Godalming boasts many wonderful locations which include Winkworth Arboretum, famed for its bluebell carpet in the spring. The miles of beautiful surrounding countryside is ideal for walking, cycling and riding. Nearby leisure facilities include Milford, Charterhouse and Hurtmore Golf Clubs along with Godalming Leisure Centre and The Charterhouse Club (sports leisure facility within the renowned Charterhouse School).
The historic town of Guildford is about 4 miles and has a thriving High Street offering an eclectic range of shops and restaurants. Leisure facilities in Guildford include, Surrey Sports Park and The Spectrum Sports Centre (within Surrey University) for numerous sporting facilities. The Arts can be enjoyed at The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre and G Live, both of which provide wonderful theatre productions and music concerts.
The general area is served by an excellent range of schools both in the state and private sector and include; St. Edmunds Catholic Primary School, Godalming Junior School, Busbridge Infant and Junior School, Moss Lane Primary School, Aldro, Charterhouse, Prior's Field, St. Catherine's and Godalming College.
The apartment houses are approached via a driveway with off street parking. The Rotunda exterior walls are in an attractive bath stone with three tall archways to the front aspect. The middle arch sits above the building plaque placed at the time of erection in 1879, with a doorway positioned to the left and right, for separate entrances to each house.
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