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Southlands House is a substantial Grade II listed mansion completed circa 1839. The property’s history is fascinating, having been owned by the Pepys family, requisitioned for the Canadian Air Force in the Second World War and latterly transformed into 11 stunning flats. This charming and beautifully presented first floor flat enjoys far reaching views over open country towards East Grinstead and has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment programme by the current owner. The property is accessed via a stylish communal entrance hall appointed with original tiles and oil paintings of previous residents, with individual post boxes to which the postman collects as well as delivers. Within the flat there is a 7.5 metre entrance hall with large windows providing good light opening onto the accommodation which comprises a good size open plan sitting/dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The apartment offers a wealth of original features with high ceilings, elegant windows, cornicing, wooden floors and an ornamental open fireplace. This is complemented by a wealth of contemporary additions including a recently remodelled kitchen with appliances, classic bathrooms and fitted wardrobes.There is also a large attic space above the apartment for storage.
The property enjoys a rural location on this country lane but with easy access to the M25 at Godstone which is 3.6 miles away. Marden Park Woods, famous for their bluebells are close by and with rare chalk grassland and the North Downs ideal for dog walking and riding. Nearby is the pretty village of Godstone which has local shops, a primary school, a picturesque green and Godstone Farm children’s attraction. Also local is St Peters C of E Primary School, Woldingham Girls School, the sought after village of Woldingham, Tandridge Priory Riding School and Tandridge Golf Club. Oxted Town Centre has more extensive shopping, a cinema, swimming complex and both Waitrose and Morrisons supermarkets.
TRAIN SERVICES: Oxted Station is 2.3 miles with fast direct, services to London Bridge (33 mins) and Victoria (from 40 mins).
Approached over a long private driveway with an attractive original gatehouse (now a private dwelling), the property enjoys a splendid location amongst beautiful parkland gardens featuring a large south-facing lawn, mature rhododendrons providing seasonal colour and a number of trees including an impressive cedar. The estate is surrounded by public footpaths providing easy access to Tandridge village, Broadham Green and popular public houses. Exterior features include hipped slate roofs, parapets, a mezzanine and bay portico entrance. The property benefits from a private garage situated in a separate block and parking in an expansive area to the front
Lease: 999 years from 24/07/1978
Service Charges: £3,535.68 per annum (01/01/19)
2 Bath/shower rooms (1 Ensuite)
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