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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Pewley Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU1

Guide Price £2,625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Outbuildings
  • Period
  • Garden
  • Listed
  • Private Parking
  • 0.55 acres

Full description

Semaphore House is one of Guildford's most highly regarded properties, situated on the slopes of Pewley Hill, only a few minutes' walk from the amazing Pewley Downs and Guildford High Street.

This unique Grade II listed property has been beautifully converted in the 1950-60's from its origins as a vital naval communications station, in to the stunning family home you see today.

An exceptional feature of the house is the distinctive cupola (turret) which has 360 degree views spanning from Guildford town and the Cathedral across to the beautiful green Surrey Hills and as far reaching as London, Canary Wharf and the Arch at Wembley Stadium.

The gardens are a particularly fine feature of this fabulous home, beautifully landscaped to provide three principle areas.

The main gardens; providing large areas of level lawns, with pretty walks along stone paths bordered by manicured flower beds, timber pergola and picturesque seated pagoda - even a putting green! Symmetrically located providing the perfect backdrop is a fine feature wall of cascading water.

On the east flank a private walled courtyard provides access to the garaging and parking. Impressive red-brick pillars and stone pier caps encircle the courtyard.

Lastly to the west, wooden decking with built-in seating areas wrap around a large koi carp pond with pretty reeds, water lilies and bordered by overhanging specimen trees. This provides a tranquil setting to this exceptional property.

Guildford High Street 0.3 miles, Central London 30.8 miles, Guildford Mainline Station 0.8 miles (from 34 minutes to London Waterloo), A3 1.6 miles, M25 9 miles, Heathrow 22 miles, Gatwick 33.7 miles. (All distances and times are approximate).

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 November 2016


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