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A unique and highly desirable detached Victorian Lodge house set on the south facing slope of the North Downs in the heart of the Surrey Hills. The property was built in the Lutyens style in the early 1900's with an interesting history having been built as a retreat for affluent Londoners. Later it was to accommodate medical staff following the outbreak of the first world war.
The property features oak framed leaded windows throughout, solid oak flooring to the ground floor principle living rooms and enjoys a pretty south facing courtyard with pergola accessed directly from the kitchen/breakfast room. The country style kitchen has a good range of wall and base wooden cabinetry with granite worktop and Rangemaster cooker (available by separate negotiation) . The sitting room is warm and welcoming with a triple aspect offering maximum light, a central open fire with stone surround and leads to the double aspect ground floor bedroom suite with built in storage/vanity unit and ensuite bathroom. A double aspect dining room completes the ground floor layout. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, three with built in wardrobes and a family bathroom accessed from the landing with views over the courtyard below. The master bedroom is triple aspect, well proportioned with a good range of built in wardrobes and fully tiled ensuite wet room.
Additionally there is an attic room currently used as an office.
The property lies in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty and designated Green Belt location just under 1.5 miles north of Bletchingley village with its range of local shops and inns. Caterham (2 miles) and Redhill (3.5 miles) provide more extensive shopping facilities. Redhill and Merstham railway stations offer frequent services to Victoria and London Bridge in approx 35 minutes. The M25 is approximately 4 miles. Sporting facilities in the area include the nearby Bletchingley Golf Club, equestrian establishments, The Priory Health & Leisure Club in Nutfield. There are local schools including The Hawthorns in Bletchingley, Caterham and Oakhurst Grange.
The property sits in 1.734 Acres of woodland garden and is approached through iron gates leading down a sweeping gravel drive with parking for several cars three neighbouring properties have license to park two cars each. Red Gables Lodge has title to the drive and land north stretching to Hextalls Lane. There is a formal area of garden to the front of the property and good sized courtyard to the rear ideal for entertaining in the summer months. A double gate gives access to the road.
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