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A most attractive detached Victorian property which has been beautifully and sympathetically updated and extended to create a stunning home in this highly sought-after road close to the centre of Dorking and the conservation area. With a pretty but traditional period façade and porch with tessellated tiling, the property has an impressive hall and rooms of grand proportions with high ceilings and retains many period features such as wooden flooring, decorative ceiling roses and fireplaces. From the rear the property has been cleverly redesigned and a stunning kitchen/diner and family room all with significant floor to ceiling glazed windows. This gives the property a modern and contemporary interior with open plan living the envy of modern living with accommodation that will suit the needs of any growing family. The ground floor has an elegant sitting room and spacious study to the front with cloakroom and good shoe coat storage. The stunning kitchen is fitted with cream units with matching free-standing range cooker and granite work surfaces arranged around a central island. The adjacent utility room has space for a large plumbed fridge/freezer and washing appliances. The lower ground floor offers considerable additional living space and is currently arranged as a studio/bedroom and a kitchen/breakfast room with sitting room both of which have double doors opening to the patio. There is a large storeroom (previous garage) with outside door, further storage and a shower-room.
Reached by an elegant staircase with feature window, the first floor comprises four generous sized double bedrooms doubles two with ensuite shower-rooms. The two bedrooms to the rear have modern glazed balconies overlooking the garden with views towards the North Downs and have high vaulted ceilings with a wall of windows reaching into the roof apex which is a stunning feature. This includes the master bedroom suite which comprises a well-equipped dressing room and a modern ensuite shower-room with glass enclosure and wall mounted basin storage unit. The modern family bathroom is shared by two bedrooms and has a separate shower cubicle with attractive tiling and stylish basin unit.
Set in a prestigious residential location close to the Rose Hill Oval now a conservation area yet within walking distance of the centre of Dorking. The town centre has excellent shopping and recreational facilities together with a mainline railway station which offers services to London (Victoria and Waterloo). There are good road communications to London and the south coast, the M25 motorway (junction 9) is within 5 miles. The general area is famous for its outstanding countryside, (much of which is under National Trust ownership).
Fronted by a brick wall with double white gates opening to a private driveway, the front garden has a well stock flower border and holly edged path leading to the front door and side gate. The mature and secluded rear garden is a particular highlight enjoyed by the principal living and bedrooms which overlook it. With a patio adjacent to the house for entertaining in the summer months, the garden is mainly laid to lawn and arranged in three levels connected by steps with mature shrubs and trees to the boundary providing a high degree of privacy. Other features include a playhouse, apple trees and fruiting red and blackcurrants.
Photographs taken in November 2018
Bedroom One with Balcony
Dressing Room & Ensuite Shower
Three Further Bedrooms/One Balcony/One Ensuite Shower
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