An outstanding period Town House, Grade II Listed, believed to have 18th century origins. The property retains many interesting character features very typical of its age with mellow brick work, tall sash windows with the most elegant principal reception rooms which overlook the gardens and sun terrace to the rear. Wickham House provides flexible and versatile accommodation of good size boasting some 5100 square feet of space ideal for a growing family and has the added benefit of 2 self-contained flats on the second floor which could be re-incorporated into the main house or as set out, currently let, providing an additional income. The property boasts a most wonderful walled south facing garden which is rarely seen in Town Centre properties especially of this size.
Wickham House is located on West Street amongst other notable Georgian period houses and is only a short level walk from the heart of Farnham Town Centre. Farnham offers a comprehensive range of restaurants, bistros and cafes, as well as a wide range of shopping and recreational facilities. There is a main line station within walking distance which provides a service to London Waterloo within the hour. There is an excellent range of private and state schools in the area and many state
schools offer transport from Farnham Centre.
There is easy access to the A3 via the A31 leading
to Guildford, the M25 and the national motorway network. Heathrow and Gatwick are easily accessible from this location. There are a variety of Golf Courses surrounding Farnham all within easy reach, as are wide tracks of country side and National Trust Lands, providing excellent opportunities of walking, riding and country
The house is approached by its main door fronting onto West Street. To the side of the house is a driveway with parking and further wooden gates leading to additional secure parking if needed. The gardens are a particularly special feature of this wonderful property, being fully walled to the rear facing in a southerly direction. There is a substantial paved sun terrace area at the rear of the house, ideal for entertaining and relaxing with good seating areas and numerous climbers and mature trees interspersed throughout offering a good degree of shade, privacy and seclusion. There are steps leading down to a further lawned area with numerous ornamental shrubs, ivy, conifers and climbers providing a mature and generous garden in this quite unique aspect of the house.
Planning permission has been granted including
Listed Building consent for the erection of further
garage, following the demolition of the existing kitchen and transferring the kitchen to the dining room. Plans can be seen at Waverley Borough Councils website; www.waverley.co.uk under planning reference number: WA/2014/1148. Planning was granted on 13/08/14 and is valid for 3 years.
5 reception rooms
open plan kitchen
main suite with dressing room and bathroom
family bathroom and additional wc
sitting room & kitchen
bedroom & ensuite