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With origins dating to the early twentieth century, West Garth is a large, and charming Edwardian property of character. Situated on one of Woldingham’s most desirable roads and commanding lovely views over Marden Park, the house has been meticulously extended and renovated by the present owners and now benefits from in excess of 4000 square feet of impressive accommodation. Successfully marrying together period detailing and contemporary design, the house has gracious reception rooms, expansive family living areas and sophisticated bath and bedrooms. There is oak flooring with under floor heating to many rooms and large windows and doors allowing or maximum intake of natural light and from which to admire the views.
Entered by an impressive entrance hall, there is an elegant study, which is equipped as a home cinema, and a music room. The 26ft double aspect sitting /dining room features a gas fire and a door to the gym/wine store off to one side. The recently created family room has marvellous bi-folding doors, air conditioning and a glazed ceiling lantern, whilst the superbly equipped kitchen/breakfast room has an extensive range of Mark Wilkinson designed hand crafted oak cabinetry with granite work surfaces, space for an American style fridge/freezer and an Everhot 150 range cooker. There is a well-equipped utility room, a cellar ideal for storing wine.
On the first floor is an impressive master suite, which has access to a private balcony and incorporates a dressing area with handmade 'his' and 'hers' wardrobes and a recently refurbished en-suite shower room featuring the latest in contemporary fittings along with under floor heating. There are further 4 bedrooms – two sharing a further balcony - and 3 bathrooms one of which is en-suite. On the second floor there is another double bedroom.
West Garth is ideally located on a prestigious private road within walking distance of the station (0.3 miles). With panoramic views of Marden Park and open countryside, it borders the greenbelt and the village centre is about 0.5 miles with shop/post office, tennis club, village club and primary school. Woldingham lies on top of the North Downs and is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The M25 (Jct 6) is 4½ miles away and there are two local golf courses and riding stables. Local schools include a village primary, Hazelwood, Woldingham Girls and Caterham. TRAIN SERVICES: Woldingham Station is accessed by a close by and useful footpath from Park View Road. It has regular direct services to London Bridge (38 mins) and London Victoria (35 mins).
The house is approached via a pair of gates with video entry and on to a sweeping drive which leads to a parking and turning space in front of the house. The gardens have been landscaped with simple sophistication in mind and include tall mature trees, large expanses of well-tended lawns, a fish pond and a wide terrace which traverses the rear of the house. There is a detached double garage at the head of the drive.
Lovely views over Marden Park
Prestigious location within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Contemporary twist on an Edwardian country house
Walking distance of both the village and station
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