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St Michaels Steps is a handsome detached house arranged over two floors with timber porch, tile hung facade and decorative brick detail. The accommodation is bright and spacious retaining many charming original features such as picture rails, period doors and frames with attractive polished wooden floors that continue from the hallway through most of the ground floor. This includes the living room which benefits from a triple aspect with views of both the North Downs and the garden. There is an elegant dining room and a separate kitchen with the opportunity for a new owner to update and decorate to their own requirements with the potential to extend to the rear to create a kitchen/breakfast room (subject to the necessary consents). A wide and elegant staircase leads to the first floor where are found 4 well-presented bedrooms with neutral decor, three of which are generous doubles and two of which have basins. There is a separate WC and a bathroom with Art Deco style black and white tiling.
The property is situated in a prime position on a residential no-through road lined with prestigious family houses and is one of the most sought after locations in Dorking. Lying approximately 0.4 miles walk from the town centre, which offers a comprehensive range of shops, restaurants and recreational amenities including an excellent leisure centre. The town is ideal for the commuter with rail services from both Dorking Station (Victoria and Waterloo) and Dorking Deepdene (Reading and Redhill) both less than one mile away. The M25 is approached via the A24 at junction 9 (Leatherhead) approx. seven miles to the north. Surrounding the town are many open green spaces including the outstanding North Downs countryside, including Box Hill. Gatwick and Heathrow airports are readily accessible via the M23 and M25.
The property is set back behind a front garden with mature and evergreen planting and enjoys an elevated position with views towards the Surrey Hills. It is approached by a side path and a driveway providing parking for several cars and access to a detached garage with storage areas to the rear. The rear garden is delightful with a favourable southerly aspect and provides a high degree of seclusion. It is an ideal place for youngsters to play and explore. With a seating area by the house, the lawn slopes away following the contours of the plot and is divided into several areas interspersed by evergreen shrubs with mature trees to the boundary offering privacy. Other features include a wooden summer house facing west and well placed to provide a relaxing place to sit in the summer months.
Garage with storage
Desirable residential location
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