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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Mutton Hill, Dormansland, Lingfield, Surrey

Guide Price £2,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive reception hall, Elegant drawing room, Dining room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility room, Cloakroom, Family room
  • Principal bedroom with en suite bathroom, shower room and study/bedroom 6, 2 Further bedrooms with Jack and Jill shower room and en suite WC, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5 with en suite playroom, (truncated)
  • Cottage with hall, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, office/garden room, 3 bedrooms and bathroom and study/bedroom 4
  • Delightful gardens with lawns, terraces, covered swimming pool, pavilion, garden stores, greenhouse, orchard, 2 Paddocks
  • Triple garage with games room above and extensive parking
  • About 4 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A very impressive and well-presented country house with fabulous accommodation and a separate cottage, superbly located within its delightful gardens and grounds on the edge of this popular village and within ¾ mile of Dormans Station.
Impressive reception hall, Elegant drawing room, Dining room
Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility room, Cloakroom, Family room
Principal bedroom with en suite bathroom, shower room and study/bedroom 6, 2 Further bedrooms with Jack and Jill shower room and en suite WC, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5 with en suite playroom, Family bathroom
Cottage with hall, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, office/garden room, 3 bedrooms and bathroom and study/bedroom 4
Delightful gardens with lawns, terraces, covered swimming pool, pavilion, garden stores, greenhouse, orchard, 2 Paddocks
Triple garage with games room above and extensive parking
About 4¾ acres
The Property
This exceptional country house is believed to have been built in the late 19th century and benefits from delightful and generously proportioned accommodation.

From the drive a covered entrance leads to the front door, which opens into an impressive reception hall with oak flooring, an elegant staircase to one side and a large sitting area to the other, where there is a gas fireplace and lovely views over the garden. A door leads from here into a wonderful sized drawing room, which also benefits from a lovely fireplace and large sash windows overlooking the garden, as well as fitted display shelving. Beyond is a well-proportioned dining room and adjoining this is the kitchen/breakfast room, which has fitted dresser, wall, floor and island units, with granite worktops, 2½ bowl stainless steel sink, Aga, electric oven, integrated fridge and space for dishwasher. From the reception hall a corridor leading to the kitchen spurs off to a well-appointed cloakroom and utility room with space for appliances and integrated freezer. Beyond is an attractive and excellent size family room.

Upstairs, at the end of the spacious landing is the principal suite comprises of a large bedroom with fitted wardrobes and dressing table, en suite dressing room, bathroom and shower room as well as a study/bedroom 7. Two further bedrooms share a Jack and Jill en suite shower room and one of these also has an en suite WC. Bedroom 5 is an excellent size and has fitted wardrobes and views across the gardens. Bedroom 6 has a playroom en suite making it ideal for a child and there is a family bathroom off the landing.

The cottage is in very good decorative order and can be used as both office and for guest accommodation, with an open plan sitting/dining room, study/bedroom 4, a very large office/garden room and a fitted kitchen and cloakroom on the ground floor. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms and a well-appointed bathroom.

Gardens and Grounds
From the lane a drive sweeps up along the edge of the orchard and front garden to a large parking and turning area in front of the house and beyond to the triple garage and cottage where there is further parking. The gardens are beautifully planted with mature trees and shrubs, including acers, rhododendrons, handkerchief tree, blue cedar and a broad expanse of lawn on the southern side of the house leads up to a lavender edged terrace that wraps around to the western side, as do the lawns, leading up to a further terrace and rockery. To the north is a partly walled garden where there is a large enclosed swimming pool, pavilion, greenhouse and further terracing and lawns. Beyond are 2 paddocks and to the east of the drive is a further expanse of lawn and orchard area, where there is a garden store.

Local Amenities & Communications
Dormansland has a good range of local amenities including church, public houses and village store/post office. Golf is at Lingfield or Chartham Park and horse racing is also at Lingfield Park. There are more extensive shopping and sporting facilities in nearby East Grinstead, Lingfield and Edenbridge. There is a wide selection of excellent schools in the area in both state and independent sectors, including a primary school in the village, Brambletye, Cumnor House and Holmewood House prep schools and senior schools at Lingfield College, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, Worth, Ardingly and Michael Hall. Commuter services run from Dormans station or Lingfield to London Bridge/Victoria. The A22 is readily accessible, providing access to the M25 at Godstone. Gatwick is about 12 miles.

Local Authorities & Services
Mains gas, water and electricity. Gas fired heating. Private drainage. Council tax: House band H and Cottage band E
Surrey County Council 0181 5418800. Tandridge District Council 01883 722000.

Directions
From East Grinstead proceed out on the A264 toward Tunbridge Wells, past the Queen Victoria Hospital and turn left towards Dormansland. Turn right at the crossroads, just before entering the village and the 30mph sign, onto Mutton Hill and the drive will be found about ? mile on the left.


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