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In the same family ownership for 28 years a stunning period property with origins dating back to the 17th Century. Remodelled in 1908 by Blunden Shadbolt, a well known architect and contemporary of Lutyens specialising in the Arts and Crafts style of architecture, the property has many exquisite architectural features. Double doors open into a lobby which lead to the dining hall which has wide inglenook fireplace and an oak floor. The study has a dual aspect with oriel bay window and an inglenook fireplace fitted with a wood burner. There is a spacious cloakroom with WC and further coats cupboard. The drawing room is spectacular. Originally built as the billiard room there are half panelled walls, a vaulted ceiling with a central roof lantern, two broad bay windows fitted with window seats and most attractive fireplace with stone slips and carved mantle fitted with enamelled wood burning stove. The kitchen breakfast room is beautifully fitted with hand built painted units with oak worktops and an island unit with honed granite top. There is a full range Aga and space for a large table adjacent to three arched topped casement doors opening onto a delightful paved seating area. There is a large utility room furnished to match the kitchen which then leads through to a study, a boot room and WC. A door leads to the gardens. A turning staircase leads to the first floor. The master bedroom has an en-suite shower room, a vaulted ceiling and bay window with built in seat The second bedroom also had a vaulted ceiling and range of built in storage. There are two further double bedrooms. The family bathroom has been fitted to the highest standard with marble surfaces and painted joinery, a roll topped bath and double vanity hand basins, a fully tiled shower cubicle and dresser style cabinet.
The property is located on the southern outskirts of the attractive and popular Newdigate village almost equidistant between Horsham and Dorking. Newdigate offers a good range of amenities including a village green, infants’ school, general store/post office, farm shop, doctor’s surgery, medieval church and two public houses (Six Bells and Surrey Oaks). More substantial shopping and recreational facilities are available in both Dorking and Horsham towns which are about 7 and 6 miles respectively. The property is well placed for access to road and rail connections including mainline stations at Dorking, Redhill and Gatwick airport
with services to Victoria, London Bridge and Waterloo. There is access to the M25 motorway access at Reigate (J8) or Leatherhead (J9). There is an excellent range of popular schools in the general locality. The area is ideal for the sporting enthusiast with many local facilities
including golf at Rusper, Reigate Heath, Cottesmore and Betchworth Park.
The house is approached via shingled driveway which draws up to the front door and provides parking for several vehicles. There is a porch extending across the front of the property with a Victorian tessellated floor. A five bar gate leads to further parking and the detached double garage and log store. To the rear of the property there is a broad paved area with raised planters and integrated seating. A meandering stone pathway leads across an area of lawn interspersed with mature trees and shrubs to the timber summerhouse which overlooks a wildlife pond. The detached double garage has a personal door to the side and a further door which leads to a WC with shower and a staircase to the first floor office/playroom.
Four Bedrooms/One Ensuite Shower
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