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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Tilford, Farnham, Surrey, GU10

Guide Price £2,995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 reception rooms
  • 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms
  • 2 bedroom Annexe
  • Barn
  • Garaging
  • Beautiful gardens
  • In all about 3 acres
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

One of Surrey's most iconic houses.


Chapel Farm House is in one of Surrey's most sought after and recognisable village locations, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with views of the country's second oldest Cricket Green and famous pub at the front of the house, with contrasting views over the River Wey and its water meadows at the rear. The house enjoys an elevated position to make the most of its views and boasts impressive and symmetrical architecture, which has been sympathetically extended by the current owners. The gardens are beautifully maintained with sweeping lawns leading down to the river, with more intricate planting in front of the house.
Tilford is a very picturesque village in rural Surrey, situated only 2.8 miles from Farnham and 8.5 miles from Godalming. All village amenities are within walking distance, including a Lutyens village hall, a well-used village shop, a popular pub, cricket club, 'two highly rated infant/junior schools, church, tennis club, fishing, and golf. There are stunning walks through an ancient riverside bluebell wood, and walking, riding and cycling on the adjacent commons.


Chapel Farm House, with its symmetrical Regency façade and unusual chimneys, is one of Tilford's most prominent houses overlooking the Village Green. It is believed to have been built in the early 1800's, at which point the population of Tilford was rapidly increasing, possibly as a result of popular local hop growing enterprises.
Chapel Farm House is approached via a sweeping gravel drive leading from the village green through electric gates. As the gates open, the idyllic gardens, river frontage and impressive architecture of the house become immediately apparent; a real haven, privately tucked away whilst being in the heart of the village.
The impressive Jacobean-style front door opens into a welcoming entrance hall with the dining room and sitting room on either side. The dining room is elegant, spacious and light, and has some classic period features, including the central fireplace and the painted wooden panelling. The sitting room is equally as welcoming with a large working open fireplace and exposed timber beam. The cellar is also accessed from the central hall, and has been renovated offering a laundry room, wine cellar and storage space.
The hallway leads directly into the large formal drawing room, which is flooded with light from it's nearly floor to ceiling sash windows, enjoying views out over the grounds beyond. Another wonderful open fireplace provides the focal point of the room. There is a door to the terrace outside, an ideal spot for al-fresco dining. The open plan kitchen/breakfast/dining room is arguably the 'heart of the home'. Large double doors open to a second entrance hall, most frequently used on a day to day basis by the current owners. The kitchen is beautifully presented with fantastic garden and river views and has plenty of built in storage units, built in appliances and a central island unit. There is an open plan dining area with a highly vaulted ceiling providing the ideal space for informal dining and enjoys views of the river and over the water-meadows beyond.
On the first floor is the large master bedroom suite with separate dressing room and en suite bathroom. There are French windows with a Juliette balcony opening out from the bedroom making the most of the idyllic setting of the house. There are a further three double bedrooms arranged around the central landing, one en suite and the others with the use of the family bathroom, as well as a study area on the landing.
The Annexe is particularly impressive, a sympathetic period barn conversion with exposed original beams and tall ceilings. The space is ideal for entertaining and guest accommodation alike. The barn is beautiful and has exposed wooden beams and high ceilings throughout. There is a main bedroom suite and en-suite bathroom on the ground floor as well as a separate shower room and upstairs there is a bedroom/study area and a large playroom.

Gardens and Grounds
The gardens are beautifully maintained and lead down to the River Wey, as well as having more formal planting in front of the house. There is approximately 1/3 of a mile of river frontage, including a section of ancient bluebell woodland, and the gardens and woodland extend to approximately 3 acres in total.

There is a double bay garage with storeroom, and additional storage above, as well as a garage/barn which has its own access onto the village green. There is significant scope to use the barns for holiday lets/ business use, subject to the appropriate planning permission.

Square Footage: 3,019 sq ft
Acreage: 3 Acres


Take the A3 south from Guildford, coming out of Guildford the take left fork onto the A31 signposted to Farnham. On the outskirts of Farnham, keep on the A31 going straight at the roundabout, then after half a mile, at the traffic lights, turn left, signposted to the Station. Cross over the level crossing and at the immediate fork ahead branch right. Keep straight, over the traffic lights. Keep going for approx. 2 miles then keep straight at the sharp right hand bend to go into Tilford village, go over the double bridge and the house is visible on the opposite side of the Green.

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03 October 2016

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