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A substantial and impressive 8 bedroom detached residence of character dating from 1906 offering 3570 Sq Ft of living accommodation. Retaining many original features including high ceilings, large sash windows, picture rails and fireplaces. Boasting three reception rooms and eight bedrooms there is flexible and extensive living space to suit the needs of any growing family. Large windows give the property much natural light and an attractive external appearance as well as drawing the eye to the magnificent grounds and distant views. The accommodation layout covers three floors, a vestibule with cloakroom, sitting room, drawing room, dining room and kitchen on the ground floor, many with doors on to the veranda at the rear of the property. The kitchen/breakfast room has a good range of wall and base units, island with electric and gas hob, integrated double oven, built in larder and access to a good sized cellar. On the first floor there are 5 spacious bedrooms, all with feature fireplaces and two fully tiled modern family bathrooms. On the second floor are three additional bedrooms including a spacious 21 Ft double aspect bedroom all with fireplaces and there is a separate shower room.
The property enjoys views over rolling North Downs farmland to the front and rear and is conveniently located for the commuter. Merstham is approximately 1 mile with its range of local shops and railway station providing connections into London Bridge and Victoria in about 30 minutes. Reigate, Redhill and Caterham town centres provide more extensive facilities and shops. The M25 (J7) and M23 (J8) are approximately 1 mile away. There are local schools in both the state and private sectors including The Hawthorns, Oakhyrst Grange, Caterham , Royal Alexandra and Albert, St Bedes, Reigate Grammar and Dunotter. Leisure facilities in the vicinity include The Surrey National and Bletchingley Golf Clubs, Nutfield Priory Spa and Health Club and Mercers boating lake in Nutfield.
Set in grounds of 2.245 Acres ( 0.91 Ha) the property is approached by an in/out gravel driveway which leads to the front door with elegant portico above. There is a double and separate single garage with off street parking to the front for an ample number of cars. Additionally there is access under a covered walkway to an external utility building with wall and base units, sink, plumbing for appliances, a boiler room and gardeners w.c. Spanning the southern facade is a level lawn and pretty covered veranda lined with lavender plants spanning the width of the house offering shade to the sunny aspect. The majority of the garden is laid to lawn with a further level area ideal as a children's play area with evergreen screening shrubs and mature trees to the boundary.
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