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A superb and handsome country house of individual character dating from the 1920’s which has been enlarged by the present owners to provide spacious and comfortable accommodation with many character features, typical of its period. The property offers a versatile accommodation layout, ideal for a growing family and it also has the potential for a self contained suite if required. Alterations have been completed to an excellent standard with many unique aspects and many of the principle rooms have a most attractive south west aspect looking into the grounds. In all, a particularly comfortable Surrey country house with an attractive blend of formal and informal gardens in a most private and pleasant setting.
Ashby House lies just in West Surrey, close to the Hampshire border within a private location, tucked away off a country lane away from traffic, yet only a mile from the village centre and well accessible. The West Surrey country side is protected, lying within the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Great Landscape Value and within the Green Belt. The countryside is interlaced with footpaths and bridleways and rewound for its commons, many in the ownership of the National Trust. Nearby Frensham Common and ponds provides excellent walking and riding country. Churt is a popular village with shops, church on the village green, nursery school, St Johns CofE infant School, Inns, garage and bus service connecting the old country towns of Farnham and Haslemere. Farnham is a historic former market town renowned for its medieval and Georgian buildings beneath its castle and park. It offers a good commuter service and comprehensive shopping, education and cultural facilities. Several schools are closeby, including; Frensham Hights, the Royal School, St Edmunds, Charterhouse and Priorsfield. Heathrow and Gatwick airports are accessible by car from this location. The A3 is approximately 3.5miles distant, which gives access to the national motorway network via the M25.
This most attractive property is located in mature grounds of some 6.3 acres and enjoys direct access to a bridleway. The area immediately surround the house provides formal gardens with attractive stone paving and a delightful patio area, ideal for entertaining and relaxing. There is a substantial lawn area with banks of Rhododendrons and Azaleas leading through to less formal areas of the grounds with woodland walks and undulating glades. There is a very productive fruit cage area and vegetable plot, divided for easy of access and maintenance. Considerable effort has been put into the garden to provide this wonderful park setting with some notable mature specimen trees, shrubs and hedges and in all provides excellent privacy and seclusion. Access from the lane is via a double gated entrance with ample parking and turn around with access to a recently constructed double garage with roller door. At the rear of the garage is an annex/office/gym. The gardens are an absolute delight, rarely available in this most wonderful sylvan setting.
second sitting room
superb kitchen/breakfast room
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