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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Effingham Common Road, Effingham, Surrey, KT24

Guide Price £3,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast/family room
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Guest cottage
  • Pool house/playroom
  • Swimming pool
  • Double garage
  • About 5 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Quintessential English country house in around
5 acres under a mile from station to London. This fabulous Grade II listed home includes a guest cottage,
tennis court, and swimming pool.


Lower Farm is a delightful eighteenth century character family
home set amidst beautiful private grounds of around 5 acres with wonderful leisure facilities. The house enjoys a semi-rural setting adjacent to Effingham Common combined with superb commuter links being under a mile from Effingham Junction station providing direct trains to London Waterloo from 42 minutes.

The main house is approached via a tree lined driveway. The main house is very much in the Surrey farmhouse vernacular
with it's tile hung elevations and provides excellent family accommodation over three floors. There is a large welcoming
reception hall opening on to the splendid triple aspect drawing
room with a large open fire place and views across the beautiful
gardens. The formal dining room is the perfect entertaining
room with it's inglenook fireplace with log burner and space for
a large dining table. The family kitchen perfectly combines a
well appointed kitchen area with extensive cabinets and central
island and a large family sitting area again with a log burning
stove and doors leading on to the terrace. There is a useful boot
room with separate entrance, a utility room, wine store, and
second cloakroom.

On the first floor the expansive master suite includes a lounge area with feature fireplace, walk in dressing room, and luxuriously appointed bathroom. The second bedroom suite also includes a walk in wardrobe and bathroom. There is a third double bedroom on this floor, family bathroom, and study. The second floor provides two further generous bedrooms and a
shower room.

Lower farm is approached by a long driveway and nestled behind large gates providing a high degree of privacy. The grounds are a particular feature of the property seamlessly blending formal gardens, an area of paddock, large pond, and productive kitchen garden. There is a true sense of tranquillity in the classic English country garden. To one side of the house are the leisure facilities which include a heated swimming pool, and well maintained tennis court. The pool house includes a gym, party
room, kitchen, and shower room.

To the front of the main house is the charming guest cottage ideal for the extended family or staff with a good sized open plan reception room and kitchen leading on to the bedroom suite with bathroom. There is also a detached double garage with log store and a large machinery store.

The house is superbly located for an astonishing array of schools for all ages including St Teresa's in Effingham, Cranmore in West Horsley, ACS International in Cobham, City of Freemans at Ashtead, along the Royal Grammar School and Guildford High. Effingham provides local shops for day to day needs whilst Cobham High Street is only three and a half miles away with it's wide array of boutiques, restaurants, and supermarkets. For more extensive shopping and leisure facilities the county town of Guildford is easily accessible being nine miles distant.

As well as being perfectly situated for the station the road connections are marvellous with the A3 junction four miles away providing easy links to the M25, London, the wider motorway network and both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Square Footage: 6,416 sq ft
Acreage: 5 Acres

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 September 2016

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