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I hope you enjoy this, the latest edition of our ‘mini mag’ and will be motivated to visit any of our branches if we can be of further assistance, or contact us by phone, or online.

Clive House, 2 The Parade Claygate, Surrey KT10 0NU Tel: 01372 462323 Email: claygate@grosvenorB.co.uk

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As 2014 began we launched our new website, the perfect balance of professional, but personal service, combined with the latest technology. Our website has been developed to provide an instantly accessible catalogue of available homes, giving maximum exposure to each and every property. Simply visit www.grosvenorB.co.uk and tell us if you “like”. Early January 2014 indicators suggest plenty of new buyer and tenant activity, so if you are thinking of buying or letting your home, please call us for ‘no obligation' advice on the best options available to you. We have great people in our local branches, as well as London and international connections with Beauchamp Estates Mayfair, Cannes, Mykonos and Florence.

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Technology was a big focus for us in 2013, as we created our own smartphone and tablet apps, making it easy for you to search for properties wherever you are, whether commuting, waiting to collect the kids from school or when you simply have a quick five minutes spare. We also completed the redesign and redevelopment of our website so as to remain at “the cutting edge” of online property presentation, with the needs of our buyers and sellers as our top priority.

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The Surrey property market rediscovered its buoyancy in 2013. With 4 of our 5 branches based in Elmbridge, one of the most desirable parts of Surrey to live in, we had a busy year dealing with the high demand for properties to buy and rent and saw good activity from both Buyers and Sellers as well as Landlords and Tenants.

32 Station Approach Hinchley Wood, Surrey KT10 0SR Tel: 020 8398 0265 Email: hinchleywood@grosvenorB.co.uk

WOKING OFFICE 5 Church Path Woking, Surrey GU21 6EJ Tel: 01483 725500 Email: woking@grosvenorB.co.uk EPC-A/G. An EPC rating (Energy Performance Certificate) gives a property an Energy Efficiency Rating from A (most efficient) to G (least efficient) and is valid for 10 years. Grosvenor Billinghurst have included the accurate EPC rating, as required by recent legislation changes, for all properties featured.


Cobham Office 8 High Street, Cobham, Surrey KT11 3DY | Email: cobham@grosvenorB.co.uk Tel: 01932 588288 - Sales | Tel: 01932 588299 - Lettings | Fax: 01932 863784

A new confidence in 2014 We saw good activity from both buyers and sellers in 2013, but a new confidence is seeping into the UK housing market in 2014, with interest rates continuing to stay low. We are experiencing a high demand for properties to buy and rent in the area and the Cobham market is buoyant with the number of transactions up 20% on this time last year, with January being a busy month with plenty of new buyer activity.

‘Excellent service from a friendly and professional company from start to finish’ Mr B We expect this upward trend to continue for 2014, with a steady flow of local and London buyers. The market locally will continue to thrive, especially with the area’s proximity to London, excellent travel links, both locally and internationally, great schools and 57% designated Green Belt. Our Cobham Office

Property Prices Although there is a shortage of properties available, the right pricing is still required, along with marketing strategy and experience of a good local agent to maximize opportunities. Our knowledge of recent sales of local homes allows us to advise what a sensible and effective asking price is, which has kept our sales conversion rate above industry standard.

Finance At the beginning of 2013 we spoke about how first-time buyers are the “ignition factor” for the entire residential sales market and that there needed to be initiatives to enable banks to lend to this sector. The introduction of the government ‘Help to Buy’ home ownership scheme was a welcome step in the right direction and we expect to see more sales aided in this way this year.

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Buy to let We have seen a strong increase in investment buyer activity and predict this will continue. Many long term landlords are taking advantage of the buoyant market and cashing in on their property investments. We expect to see a significant demand for good quality rental properties across all price ranges from village centre apartments to large family homes in private estates. New Homes 2013 saw a significant increase in new home demand between the £2 - £3.5million price range, the highest since 2006 and we would expect this to continue in 2014, pushing up land values.

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Having excellent local knowledge and equipping ourselves with all the tools to market clients’ homes effectively is paramount, so if you are thinking of moving, pop in and see us as 2014 could be the year for you.

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Light, Bright, Full Height Cobham £3,450,000

Accommodation: Contemporary home, private road location, four reception rooms, six bedrooms, five bathrooms, landscaped garden with patio and swimming pool, integral triple garage, elevated position. EPC - C

SALES

‘Jasmine Hill’ is a stunning contemporary home of over 6,000 sq ft in one of Cobham’s most desirable private road locations. Living accommodation on the ground floor is exceptionally bright and airy with high ceilings and oversized windows and doors. The triple aspect living room and kitchen/breakfast room enjoy direct access to the beautifully landscaped rear garden complete with sun terrace, patio and swimming pool. On the first floor there are six double bedrooms and five bathrooms, four of which are en-suite.

Basement Leisure Complex Cobham £3,450,000 A brand new Arts & Crafts designed family home with an exclusive luxury lower ground complex with an indoor swimming pool, wine cellar, home cinema and large family room with doors out onto the courtyard. ‘Oakbourne’ is situated in one of Cobham’s finest addresses and will appeal to families looking for luxury. The house has been finished to an extremely high specification with a fully fitted bespoke Italian kitchen/breakfast room and air conditioning to all the principal rooms. The garden backs south making it ideal for entertaining during the summer months. Accommodation: Eaton Park Estate, over 8,000 sq ft of accommodation, five bedroom suites, indoor pool complex, fully equipped cinema, Italian poliform kitchen, air conditioning, landscaped south-backing garden, double garage. EPC - B

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Elegant Family Home Cobham ÂŁ2,595,000 A beautifully presented six bedroom family home set in a desirable cul-de-sac in the Fairmile Estate. This elegant home was built in 2009 to a stunning specification and benefits from a wealth of features including under floor heating, integrated music system and a bespoke German kitchen with integrated Miele appliances. The property offers bright and spacious accommodation spread across three floors and enjoys a beautiful mature garden with elevated patio area and charming summer house. SALES Accommodation: Cul-de-sac location, entrance hall, study, sitting room, dining room, bespoke German kitchen/breakfast room, vaulted family room, gym with shower/steam room, Master bedroom suite, guest suite, four further bedrooms, two family bathrooms, games/media room, large garden with summer house, integral double garage. EPC - B

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State Of The Art Cobham A prestigious six bedroom residence accessed via a leafy private drive in a convenient and sought after area of Cobham. ‘Penticton’ is designed and finished to a stunning specification set within a plot size of just EPC - B over half an acre with excellent local schooling nearby.

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Just Fabulous Cobham ‘Braemar’ is a brand new home built by Claremont Homes with spacious contemporary accommodation over three floors. The property sits in just under 0.6 acres and offers a wealth of features including under floor heating throughout, Control 4 system and a prewired cinema room with integrated speakers. This five bedroom residence is conveniently located with Stoke D’Abernon station nearby and just a EPC - B short drive from Cobham Village.

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‘The Walled Garden’ is impressive from the moment you walk into the bright and airy full height entrance hall. Great formal and informal living and entertaining space is provided by a lounge with gas fireplace, vaulted games room and lovely garden room with wood burner. The bedroom accommodation is spread over both floors comprising a Master bedroom suite, Guest suite and four further bedrooms. The outside of this property is fun and charming with a hot tub area for the adults and mini-football pitch for young budding footballers! This is a truly unique and special home found in the heart of EPC - D the Fairmile area.

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Oxshott A delightful family home, set within a gated private estate near to Cobham Village featuring five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and four reception rooms all set within a mature south facing plot. This attractive pre-war detached property has been beautifully updated and provides flexible living and bedroom accommodation. EPC - D

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Decadent Master Suite Cobham £2,850,000 A luxuriously appointed five bedroom home finished to an extremely high specification. The galleried entrance hall boasts larger than average ceiling height giving a fantastic feeling of space and leads through to the four principal reception rooms on the ground floor including the bespoke Mark Wilkinson designer kitchen/dining room. The bed and bath accommodation includes five bedrooms and six bathrooms with the sensational Master bedroom being a particular feature of this house with ‘His and Hers’ dressing rooms leading into one of the two Master bathrooms. SALES Accommodation: New build mansion, oversized door and ceiling heights, galleried reception hall, five reception rooms, five bedrooms, six bathrooms, landscaped grounds, large rear terrace, generous paved driveway, detached double garage. EPC - B

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Village Location Cobham £430,000

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This well presented three bedroom terraced property is just a short walk from Cobham High Street with generous front and rear gardens and a large dual aspect living area. The property has recently been refurbished however; there is scope for the addition of a conservatory to the rear or a loft extension subject to the necessary permissions. Accommodation: Three bedrooms, two reception rooms, large gardens, off-street parking, convenient for Cobham Village. EPC - D

Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty Dorking, Surrey £2,250,000 ‘Broad Beech’, is a substantial and most impressive family home of great character dating to the 1920’s. The extensive accommodation is well-proportioned with many of the rooms enjoying views over the property’s secluded grounds and open countryside. There are many traditional features throughout the house including decorative architraves and elegant high ceilings. Generous accommodation is provided by seven bedrooms and four bathrooms over two floors and the leisure complex is an excellent feature of this property with an ‘Endless’ pool and sauna. Accommodation: 7,000 sq ft, character home, five reception rooms, seven bedrooms, four bathrooms, ‘Endless’ pool and sauna, 3 acres of beautifully landscaped and established gardens, far reaching views. EPC - D

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The Perfect Project Cobham £575,000

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A detached three bedroom home requiring modernisation and with scope for expansion (STPP) set in a pleasant private cul-de-sac location with a good size rear garden. The property currently consists of kitchen, sitting room, dining room with access onto a lean to conservatory, as well as a separate living room overlooking the beautiful country garden. To the first floor the property consists of three double bedrooms and a family bathroom and to the outside benefits from a log-cabin office with power. Accommodation: Cul-de-sac location, scope for expansion (STPP), log-cabin office, three reception rooms, utility room, three bedrooms, family bathroom, mature cottage garden. EPC - E

Rural Charm Ockham £1,495,000 In keeping with the historic charm of the estate, this five bedroom home offers a sense of character with timeless elegance that stems from the combination of both the traditional and contemporary. Built of warm red brick with matching tiling and stained timber ‘The Dovecote’ has been designed to compliment the era of the surrounding period buildings and enjoys breathtaking views over the open countryside. This well balanced family home offers a downstairs study, living room, dining room, kitchen/diner and separate utility. To the first floor there are two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Accommodation: Luxury period home, three reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, boot room, five bedrooms, three bathrooms, integral double garage. EPC - D

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Brand New Development Cobham From £675,000 An exclusive development of three stylish family homes finished to an exceptionally high standard built by Matwell Homes. Wonderful living accommodation on the ground floor includes contemporary living rooms with bay windows and fully fitted modern kitchen/dining rooms by Alno with Bosch appliances. Bathrooms are fitted with white sanitary ware by Roca and polished chrome fittings by Hans Grohe. The bedrooms throughout are carpeted and some enjoy fitted wardrobes. Tucked away in a semi-rural location these homes really are truly special. SALES Accommodation: One three bedroom detached, two four bedroom semi’s, exclusive development, landscaped gardens, off-street parking. EPC not applicable

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Open-Plan Family Living Leatherhead £1,695,000

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‘The Mulberry’ is a beautifully presented and spacious family home conveniently located for great local schooling and Oxshott train station. The principal reception rooms include a study, generous drawing room, kitchen/breakfast room and family room that leads to the westerly facing garden. Accommodation is spread over two floors with three bedroom suites and three further bedrooms served by the family bathroom and a Jack and Jill shower room for the top bedrooms.The garden is mainly laid to lawn, benefitting from lighting and an irrigation system. Accommodation: Study, dining room, cloakroom, drawing room, family room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, Master bedroom suite, two double bedroom suites, three double bedrooms, family bathroom, Jack and Jill shower room, mature garden, integral double garage. EPC - D

Quiet Cul-de-Sac Cobham £1,495,000 A bright and spacious and very well presented modern family home, set within a quiet cul-de-sac location. The property has three reception rooms and recently had a brand new kitchen/breakfast room fitted. To the first floor there are two bedroom suites and three further bedrooms served by the family bathroom. A garden mainly laid to lawn with patio area and detached double garage complete the exterior. Accommodation: Entrance hall, lounge, dining room, study, cloakroom, new kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, family room, Master bedroom suite, Guest suite, three further bedrooms, family bathroom, landscaped garden, detached double garage. EPC - D

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Painshill Lodge Cobham £625,000

Accommodation: Grade II listed Lodge, two reception rooms, conservatory, two double bedrooms, south facing gardens, charming period features, outbuildings with potential, off-road parking for several cars, easy access to transport links and local shops. EPC - F

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‘East Lodge’ is both charming and well appointed and set within the private Painshill Park. There are many original features yet the décor is modern and stylish. The accommodation is well laid out and generously proportioned, and the south facing garden is large and private. There is plenty of space for off-road parking, and the property is conveniently located for access to local shops, the M25 and A3.

Historic Hatchford Ockham, Surrey £569,950 The house at Hatchford Park originally dates back to the 1600’s but was rebuilt in the 1850’s by the 1st Earl of Ellesmere. This stunning apartment boasts an entrance hall with Oak flooring, an extremely large and bright living room with feature fireplace and French patio doors out to a lovely private patio laid to Flagstone. A Master bedroom suite and further bedroom and bathroom provide the accommodation. The apartment benefits from the 10 acres of shared grounds including tennis court and Japanese and Italian topiary garden. Accommodation: Semi-rural location, modern kitchen with integrated appliances, large living room, Master bedroom suite, further double bedroom, family bathroom, private patio, communal grounds and tennis court. EPC - D

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Claygate Office Clive House, 2 The Parade, Claygate, Surrey KT10 0NU Email: claygate@grosvenorB.co.uk | Tel: 01372 462323

Leading the way in Claygate 2013 was definitely a year of growth. We achieved excellent results, selling 90% of the properties we took on to sell, with many homes selling for more than the asking price, where we saw competitive bidding. According to the industry average, 30% of sales agreed by estate agents fall through. At Claygate our fall through percentage for 2013 has been less than 5%. We've achieved such a good success rate by carefully qualifying buyers, agreeing timescales and regular liaison with solicitors and other agents in the chain as the sale progressed. Whenever we had survey or valuation issues, there's no doubt that our experience, and a few grey hairs, helped keep sales on the right track!

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Prices increased over the year and we found ourselves being called back to see some houses we valued and sold when we started here in 2003. Staggeringly, in most cases, we found values had doubled in the last 10 years. Sought-After Location Claygate continues to be a highly sought-after village with many of our buyers coming from South-West London postcodes. This is especially true of young families, who are looking to enjoy village life, but still need to be within half an hour of Central London by train to commute to work. The Claygate Market The housing market in 2014 will see house prices continuing to rise in

Chris Burton, Residential Sales

Simon Dunand, Managing Partner

Claygate, as long as demand is greater than the supply of properties coming onto the market. Rental values will remain static with lettings continuing to be a valued part of our business, with some landlords deciding to sell to take advantage of higher sales prices. We probably deal in more lets in a year than any other Claygate agent with our reputation for choosing the "right" tenant, rather than just flinging a deal together to make the office figures look good, gaining us much repeat business, which will help drive our success in 2014.

Andy Williams, Residential Lettings

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Superb Contemporary Home Claygate ÂŁ1,695,000

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This new contemporary home has a specification list that we have rarely encountered in a new home. Completed in 2013 the property makes much use of the latest thermal and insulation technologies to heat and ventilate the property. The property has been built with much attention to detail with oak doors, granite window cills, porcelain floor tiles and white sanitary ware. The property is triple glazed and has underfloor heating driven by an air-source heating pump. There is a water softener and cabling has been installed for multi-room use of sound, HDTV, satellite, internet, data and telephone.

Accommodation: The property features first floor living accommodation with galleried atrium void, a superbly fitted open plan kitchen with Miele appliances, five double bedrooms, four bathrooms, study, living room and additional galleried sitting area on the second floor. There are extensive balconies on three sides with first floor lawned garden, undercover barbecue area and steps down to the rear garden. EPC - B

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Luxury Retirement Apartment Claygate ÂŁ530,000 A beautifully appointed, upper floor luxury apartment for the over 55's, set in a secure gated location and ideally placed for easy access to the many village shops, amenities and rail station. Claremont Place is a select development of exceptionally high quality purpose-built apartments, specifically for the over 55's. Constructed in 2006 by the well-regarded Beechcroft Homes, there are just 23 individual apartments and this light and airy apartment occupies an elevated position on the second floor of the development. Lift service is provided and a pavilion with heated swimming pool lies within attractive communal gardens. SALES Accommodation: The accommodation comprises: dining hall, dual aspect drawing room, cloakroom, modern fitted kitchen and two double bedrooms, each with en suite bath / shower rooms. Underfloor heating throughout means that the key rooms can be furnished and utilised with maximum flexibility. There is secure gated pedestrian and vehicular access and each apartment benefits from an individual video-entry system. EPC - C

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Gated Development Claygate £575,000 Thorne Close is a prestigious and secluded, gated development of just 12 townhouses featuring four bedrooms, three bathrooms and well equipped kitchens. The property has a garage as well as off-street parking and is gas centrally heated with a pressurised hot-water system. The accommodation is flexible with one of the bedroom/shower room suites being on the ground floor with access to the rear garden. This room could be used as a study, TV room or garden room. Also on the ground floor is a utility room again with access to the rear garden. SALES Accommodation: On the first floor is a good sized kitchen/breakfast room, “L” shaped Living room and dining room and a cloakroom. The top floor offers a choice of three bedrooms, an en suite shower to the main bedroom and a family bathroom with access from the landing and bedroom two. EPC - C

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Esher Office Grafen House, 26 High Street, Esher, Surrey KT10 9RT Email: esher@grosvenorB.co.uk | Tel: 01372 466607

Established in Esher We begin 2014 in an excellent position; our office is well and truly embedded into the Esher landscape, with our brand being recognised throughout the area and our office receiving a large number of referrals from satisfied customers. With a trio of branches, Esher, Claygate and Hinchley Wood, in the KT10 area we provide unrivalled coverage of this desirable location, which makes us unique in this market. Esher area is a very attractive destination owing to good transport links for commuters, proximity to international airports for business travel and excellent schools for young families. It’s an affluent, vibrant town with a great selection of bars, restaurants and boutiques and will continue to have a thriving market this year. Properties within walking distance of the station are especially popular, due to the vast amount of London commuters that reside in Esher.

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Steady growth in 2013 More people than ever before are relying on the private rented sector, tenant demand grew throughout 2013 and we experienced a rise in demand from those unable, or currently finding it inconvenient, to buy their own homes, and those reluctant to commit in the current market or who simply like the flexibility of being able to move more easily. There has been a significant demand for good quality “core market” rental properties priced between £1000 and up to £3000 per month. We experienced a high number of buyers, but not so many sellers, therefore when properties came to the market, there was high demand at the right price and they sold quickly. High demand came from young professionals moving out of London, who are perhaps looking to start a family and young families needing more space and good access to the excellent range of local schools, and some interesting buyer enquiries that made swift decisions.

Madelein Armstrong, Lettings Manager; Georgina May Lettings Negotiator

Esher appeals to many different age groups and this results in a wide range of properties

being sought after by our clients, from retirement property to 2/3 bedroom flats to 6 bedroom houses. Initial indications are showing that demand will continue to increase in 2014 and our focus, in this competitive market, will be on delivering an excellent, efficient service to match the right people with the right property.

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Retirement Living Esher ÂŁ450,000

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A spacious and recently refurbished two bedroom retirement apartment, located on the first floor of a modern and wonderfully positioned purpose built block in the heart of Esher town centre. It comprises an entrance hall, lounge, dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and large storage cupboard. Accommodation: First floor apartment, two reception rooms, kitchen, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, community alarm service, lift, garden. EPC - C

Time To Relax Oxshott ÂŁ169,950

A well proportioned one bedroom ground floor flat in the prestigious area of Oxshott. Ideal for semi-independent living and retired persons over 55 years of age; this property has a fully fitted kitchen, large L-shaped living/dining room, two terraces and access to beautiful grounds of approximately 6 acres. Accommodation: Ground floor apartment, lounge/dining room, residents communal sitting room, warden assisted, residents laundry room, residents putting green, communal grounds. EPC - E

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Location Location Location Middleton, Esher £2,795,000 A brand new luxurious family home built by Sheldon Homes located on one of Esher’s most desirable private roads. This beautiful home offers an excellent balance of living and sleeping accommodation with extensive formal and informal entertaining space, including grandly proportioned drawing rooms and fully wired cinemas, five spacious double bedrooms, and four sumptuous and indulgent bathrooms. Garages afford secure parking for two cars whilst there is off street parking on the heated driveway. SALES Accommodation: Fabulous new build home, private road location, four reception rooms, kitchen by Moore by Design, Home Automation system, fully wired cinema, landscaped garden with lighting, double garage, heated driveway. EPC - B

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Modern Family Home Esher ÂŁ825,000

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A superb modern four bedroom detached family home designed and built by Avicam Homes. The house combines well proportioned accommodation with modern living, is finished to a high standard and is a short walk from the train station. The Master bedroom suite sits at the rear of the property over looking the landscaped garden along with the guest bedroom. Accommodation: Kitchen/breakfast room with underfloor heating, dining room, sitting room , study, cloakroom, Master bedroom suite, three further double bedrooms, family bathroom, off-street parking, double garage. EPC - C

Exclusive Apartment Esher ÂŁ595,000

An exclusive two bedroom first floor apartment, finished to an excellent standard with secure underground parking, set within three acres of beautiful landscaped gardens and backing onto Fairmile Common and lake. The property features a bespoke contemporary style kitchen with Siemens appliances and two bathrooms fitted with Villeroy and Boch suites. Accommodation: First floor apartment, bespoke kitchen, living/dining room, Master bedroom suite, further bedroom and bathroom, communal lift, secure underground parking, 3 acres landscaped communal grounds, no onward chain. EPC - C

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A luxurious family home quietly located on one of Esher’s most desirable private roads with five spacious double bedrooms, along with four sumptuous bathrooms. Formal and informal entertaining space is provided by three grandly proportioned reception rooms including a fully wired cinema; externally the house has a fully landscaped front and rear garden, garaging for two cars, and a heated driveway.

Modern Family Living Esher A superb modern five bedroom detached family home individually designed and built by Octagon as one of only five properties in this prestigious gated development. The house combines well proportioned accommodation with modern living and is finished to a high standard. Planning permission has recently been granted to convert the existing double garage into a self-contained annex.

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Keeping it local in Hinchley Wood During 2013 there was a short supply of homes locally, with the lion’s share of properties sold within a few weeks of marketing and we saw prices rise approximately 10-15%.

recent years has become increasingly driven by the first 6 months of a year, as the majority of buyers look to move by the summer, in time for the application window before the start of the school year in September.

Local people looking for local property Contrary to popular belief, most of our buyers last year were already living in KT postcodes and moving within the area, as opposed to coming from South West London. The majority of purchasers were prior property owners with good equity, so we have not seen any real influence of the government “Help to Buy” scheme.

Hinchley Park revisited We saw the first, second hand sales of houses in the huge Hinchley Park development, which was built in phases between 2009 and 2012. This provided much needed housing, particularly smaller family homes, bridging the gap between cottages and the more common family homes locally.

Schools drive market Many buyers were looking for the right location, with the school catchment area in Hinchley Wood contracting. The market in

2014 Predictions New buyer activity was extremely busy at the start of 2012 and 2013 and we expect this year to be no different, with enquiries already

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The Team: Roly Matthews, Sales Manager; Martine Davies, Lettings Consultant; Christophe Bernardin, Sales Negotiator.

coming in from buyers who want to be at the front of the queue! With interest rates continuing to stay low, we will see the same limited supply driving prices. So although this has all the signs of a seller’s market, properties still require the right pricing, marketing strategy and good local experience to maximise this potential. For buyers in 2014, it will be essential they present themselves in the best possible position regarding finances and related sale. Registering with a local agent, like ourselves, who has excellent experience in this, will ensure they too get the best possible results.

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Classic Hinchley Wood Home Hinchley Wood £995,000 A beautifully presented five bedroom detached 1930's built "Berg" house situated on Telegraph Hill, just a short walk from Hinchley Wood mainline station and shops and within the catchment area of excellent local schools. Although immaculately presented throughout and offering a “walk in” home, the property also offers scope for extension, subject to planning. The property also offers off street parking, garage and boasts a south facing rear garden. SALES Accommodation: Detached house, five bedrooms, two receptions, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, downstairs cloakroom, garage & off street parking, south facing rear garden, close to schools & station, beautifully presented. EPC - E

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Modern First Home Surbiton £325,000

Accommodation: Two double bedrooms, en-suite shower to master bedroom, family bathroom, spacious lounge/dining room, downstairs cloakroom, private gated entrance to garaging, rear garden, quiet location, extensive transport links close by, resident parking. EPC - C

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An attractive two bedroom end of terrace mews house in a quiet cul de sac of similar properties. The accommodation comprises entrance hall, kitchen, lounge/diner, two double bedrooms, a family bathroom and an en suite shower room to the main bedroom, a private gated entrance to a single garage with electric up and over door and a rear garden laid to lawn with small patio area.

Independant Living For Over 55’s Hinchley Wood £250,000 A two bedroom retirement flat situated on the second floor of this ever popular block in the centre of Hinchley Wood village. Each retirement apartment is equipped with emergency alarm pull cords in each room and there is also a house manager on site during the day. The apartment is conveniently situated being within ten minutes walk of Hinchley Wood village shops and station providing services to London Waterloo and bus services into Esher and Kingston. Accommodation: Retirement apartment with views over playing fields, entrance Hall, living room, kitchen, two bedrooms, bathroom, double glazing, residents' lounge, laundry room, guest apartment. Equipped with emergency alarm pull cords in each room, house manager on site during the day. EPC - B

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Family Home For Good Schools Thames Ditton ÂŁ625,000 This well presented four bedroom chalet style semi detached home is ideally situated for both Hinchley Wood primary and secondary schools and less than 0.7 of a mile to Hinchley Wood mainline station. Accommodation includes entrance hall, living room, modern kitchen/dining room, four bedrooms and a modern family bathroom and an en suite shower room. Outside the property offers off street parking to the front, a good sized attached garage and a notably wide and secluded rear garden laid to lawn and with a substantial patio area. SALES Accommodation: Semi detached home, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, lounge, kitchen/dining room, garage & off street parking, close to schools & transport links, secluded rear garden. EPC - D

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32 Station Approach, Hinchley Wood, Surrey KT10 0SR

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Sumptuous Interior Design Hinchley Wood ÂŁ1,200,000

Accommodation: Detached house, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, large kitchen/diner, living room, utility room, downstairs cloakroom, off street parking & garage, south westerly rear garden, close to schools & station, refurbished to exceptionally high standard.

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Situated on arguably one of the village's most sought after roads, this four bedroom detached home has been refurbished and extended to an exceptionally high standard and subsequently featured in interior design magazines. Comprising an entrance hall, lounge, large open plan kitchen/dining family room, utility room and downstairs cloakroom. A master bedroom with en suite bathroom, three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside the property offers an integrated single garage, off street parking and a south westerly rear garden.

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Conveniently Located Detached Home Hinchley Wood ÂŁ675,000 Situated on a quiet residential road of similar properties within a short walk of Hinchley Wood's shops and mainline station. This 1950's built detached family house comprises on the ground floor entrance hall, living room, modern fitted kitchen, dining room and downstairs cloakroom. On the first floor there are four bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside the property offers off street parking to the front, an integral garage and front and rear gardens. Accommodation: Detached house, four bedrooms, two reception rooms, modern kitchen, family bathroom, front & rear gardens, off street parking & garage, no onward chain. EPC - D

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A property management hub With five successful branches across Surrey, we have a close network of offices in prime locations and each office has an in-house ARLA member to give expert advice on legislations and guide you through the whole lettings process. We appreciate that everyone has different needs, so focus on making the service we provide a bespoke one for clients and tenants alike. Our Woking office has evolved into a hub for all property management. The majority of Grosvenor Billinghurst landlords opt for a fully managed service as the advantages are clear. Our clients are happy to hand over the entire management of their property to us as most simply don’t have the time or experience required to manage their own property. Our team has specialised knowledge and a diverse skill set with a talent for negotiation, building relationships, co-ordinating contractors and resolving all issues in a timely manner with patience and professionalism. We provide peace of mind that your property is being looked after and we make sure our tenants are happy. So if you are a landlord

looking for an effective and professional agency to manage your property, or a tenant looking for your ideal home, then contact one of our local branches.

With a 90% growth in the last ten years, over 3.6million people are now renting homes in the UK and wih experts predicting that this figure will only rise, the lettings market is going from strength to strength

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Madelein Armstrong, Lettings Manager at our Esher branch says “Use an expert when renting out your property; they will be able to give you invaluable advice, saving you time and money in the long term. We’ve seen the growth in the market in 2013 and recognise the importance of offering a first class service, so have created a central hub for property management enabling us to really focus on the needs of our landlords. The dedicated and highly efficient team in Woking has an excellent reputation, offering a fully managed property service, looking after properties from all five offices in Cobham, Esher, Hinchley Wood, Claygate and Woking.” Above, Property management, accounts and finance expertise

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The Woking hub With five successful branches across Surrey, 2013 saw our Woking office evolve into a hub for all property management. Seeing continued growth in the rental market and recognising the importance of offering a first class service, led to the creation of a central hub for property management, enabling us to really focus on the needs of our landlords and our tenants. Woking is an eclectic area, with a large variety of property ranging from the exclusive Hook Heath Estate to family homes and town centre studio apartments. The local lettings market remained buoyant with a high number of private and corporate tenants looking for property. With Woking’s proximity to London, by train in under 30 minutes and easy access to the A3 and M25, we expect demand to continue outstripping supply.

WA N T E D We Need More Investment Landlords Fully Managed Service The majority of our landlords opt for a fully managed service as the advantages are clear. Our clients are happy to hand over the entire management of their property to us as most simply don’t have the time or experience required to manage their own property. Our team has specialised knowledge and a diverse skill set with a talent for negotiation, building relationships, co-ordinating contractors and resolving all issues in a timely manner with patience and professionalism. Ready to respond The team has to be flexible and ready to deal with whatever each day brings. The terrible storms at the end of 2013 tested our skills to the maximum as we successfully helped re-home several families in rented accommodation, in a matter of days, whose properties were uninhabitable due to flood damage.

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Proven track record 2013 saw an abundance of satisfied customers. Many happy landlords and tenants are already experiencing the full benefits of our service by using the dedicated team in Woking. We provide peace of mind that your property is being looked after, you are achieving a satisfactory income and our tenants are happy. We hope to capitalise on this success and the buoyant market in 2014.

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5 Church Path, Woking, Surrey GU21 6EJ

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Modern Family Home New Haw £1,750 pcm

Accommodation: Fully fitted modern kitchen, open plan lounge and dining area that allows for a play/reading/study area. Downstairs cloakroom. Master bedroom with en-suite shower room, family bathroom. Two further double bedrooms. Enclosed garden with patio. Single garage and undercover parking. Double glazed and gas central heating. EPC - C

Popular Property

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St. Johns £1,225 pcm ‘Great team to work with’

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An attractive three bedroom detached family home, set in a quiet residential area in St Johns. This family home benefits from gas central heating, double glazing and is well presented and decorated in a neutral manner throughout. Located within walking distance to local primary and secondary schools, local shops, and providing good road links to the M25. Internally the property provides well proportioned accommodation and externally the property benefits from driveway parking, an integral garage and a good sized enclosed garden. Accommodation: Fully fitted kitchen with breakfast area, open plan lounge and dining room. Downstairs cloakroom. Two double bedrooms and one single bedroom, family bathroom. Enclosed garden, integral garage and off street parking. Double glazed and gas central heating. EPC - C

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This unique family home is situated in a private estate in the heart of New Haw, providing excellent access to the M25 and conveniently located to local schools and shops. This link detached house has been designed with the modern growing family in mind. The property offers spacious and modern accommodation throughout. There is also a single garage, undercover parking and fully enclosed garden with patio.


Period Features Weybridge £4,000 pcm Stunning period family home which has undergone refurbishment and is presented to a high standard. This beautiful family home consists of an impressive entrance hall, lounge with bay window and fireplace, dining room with access to enclosed rear garden, third reception room with wooden flooring, stunning fully fitted modern kitchen, separate utility, upstairs to master bedroom with modern en suite shower room, modern family bathroom, two further double bedrooms, then upstairs to the third floor will find you a further three double bedrooms and a period style bathroom.

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Accommodation: Stunning period family home, six bedrooms, impressive entrance hall, three receptions, modern fully fitted kitchen, separate utility room, Master suite, four double bedrooms, single bedroom, two family bathrooms, central location. EPC - E *Tenant Fees Apply

Popular ‘Tilt’ Location Cobham £2,500 pcm A beautifully refurbished semi-detached Victorian cottage located within the much sought after "Tilt" location. This spacious cottage offers many charming features and an abundance of character, including a modern kitchen, three receptions and four excellent sized bedrooms. The property has been finished to a high standard throughout and has the added benefit of a low maintenance garden and being walking distance to Stoke D’Abernon train station. Accommodation: Lounge with bay windows, dining room, eat in kitchen, family room/study, Master bedroom, three further double bedrooms, family bathroom. Low maintenance garden. EPC - E *Tenant Fees Apply

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Gardener’s Delight Cobham £6,000 pcm A substantial detached five bedroom family home set behind electric gates in the much sought after Oxshott Way Estate. The property is set within approximately one acre of land and benefits from good sized accommodation, an outdoor heated swimming pool and separate staff accommodation. This home has been lovingly looked after and includes a modern kitchen/breakfast room and sun room overlooking the swimming pool and grounds.

LETTINGS Accommodation: Double aspect sun room, lounge, downstairs cloakroom, study, fully fitted kitchen with breakfast area, utility room, family room with doors to garden, Master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, three further double bedrooms, family bathroom, separate annexe. Double garage and workshop, ample off street parking, mature gardens with patio and outdoor heated swimming pool. EPC - E *Tenant Fees Apply

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8 High Street, Cobham, Surrey KT11 3DY

01932 588288 www.grosvenorB.co.uk

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Exclusive Location Oxshott Way, Cobham Set within a much sought after private estate in Cobham is this well presented four bedroom detached family home benefiting from a spacious kitchen/breakfast room, and stunning mature rear garden.

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Newly Refurbished Cottage LETTINGS

Fairmile Avenue, Cobham A beautifully presented three bedroom detached coach house set within a much sought after private road in Cobham having recently undergone a refurbishment to include a brand new eat in kitchen, downstairs cloakroom and redecoration throughout. Further benefits include a spacious lounge/diner with doors leading to a charming private garden.

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The Starlings, Oxshott Approached via electric gates is this wonderful five bedroom family home comprising of entrance hall which leads through to the principal reception rooms including: drawing room, dining room and family room with doors leading into the conservatory. A cloakroom, study, utility room and kitchen/breakfast room complete the ground floor. This lovely property is situated in the most beautifully kept grounds with further benefits of a triple garage with games room above.

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Prestigious Private Estate Hersham, Surrey £5,500 pcm A recently refurbished spacious five bedroom detached house, set on a large plot in the prestigious private estate of Burwood Park. Surrounded by large front and rear gardens sits this substantial family home which has been maintained and upgraded to a high standard. Set within an excellent gated community within a stones’ throw of Walton-on-Thames railway station, this property is in an excellent location and has plenty of space for both family living and entertaining.

LETTINGS Accommodation: Living room, downstairs cloakroom, study, dining room, sitting room, utility room, kitchen/breakfast room, Master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and en-suite, four further double bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes, family bathroom. Double garage, off-street parking. EPC - E *Tenant Fees Apply

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8 High Street, Cobham, Surrey KT11 3DY

01932 588288 www.grosvenorB.co.uk

Brand New Kitchen Cobham ÂŁ5,750 pcm A beautifully presented, bright and spacious, detached family home set within a quiet cul-de-sac location. This lovely property offers good size accommodation including four reception rooms, five bedrooms and three bathrooms, and is located within easy reach of excellent local schools and amenities.

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Accommodation: Large bright entrance hall, lounge with doors leading to patio, dining room, stunning kitchen / breakfast room, five double bedrooms, three bathrooms. Detached double garage, laid to lawn rear garden. EPC - D

Modern Townhouse Cobham ÂŁ2,750 pcm Located within the heart of Cobham village is this very well presented town house arranged over three floors. This bright and spacious property consists of lounge, dining room, fully fitted modern eat in kitchen, conservatory, three / four bedrooms, en-suite to the master bedroom and family bathroom. This property also benefits from driveway and double glazing. Accommodation: Kitchen/breakfast room, study, living room, two double bedrooms, family bathroom, Master suite. Off-street parking, garage, garden with terrace. EPC - C *Tenant Fees Apply

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Plenty Of Space Silverbirches, Esher £4,500 pcm Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac location is this wonderful detached family home within a mile of Esher town centre. ‘Silverbirches’ offers fantastic accommodation including five bedrooms with an en suite bath/shower room to the master bedroom, a family bathroom, double length lounge, separate dining room, and kitchen/breakfast room leading onto a utility. A further cloakroom, downstairs boot/shower room leading from the pool area, double garage and well manicured gardens complete the accommodation.

LETTINGS Accommodation: Five bedrooms, lounge, dining room, study, kitchen breakfast room, utility, boot/shower room, en suite bath/shower room, family bathroom, double garage. EPC - D *Tenant Fees Apply

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Grafen House, 26 High Street, Esher, Surrey KT10 9RT

01372 466607 www.grosvenorB.co.uk

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Avenue Road, Hampton This house is beautifully quaint and fantastically well maintained. Whilst the property has many period features, it has an overall modern feel. With two double bedrooms, and a further attic room which could serve as a third bedroom, and a spacious family bathroom, this is an excellent family home.

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Walk To The Station This pristine three bedroom end-of-terrace home comes to the market in excellent condition. Not only is it walking distance of Esher railway station, but also of an excellent primary school, whilst having the benefit of stunning views over surrounding fields and pastures.

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Matham Road, East Molesey Substantial five double bedroom family home, with five separate reception rooms and three bathrooms; situated on one of the most sought after roads in East Molesey. This property has many extra fantastic features, including a south facing garden, being walking distance to Hampton Court train station and being within the catchment area for some excellent local schools.

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Stunning And Spacious Esher, Surrey ÂŁ5,950 pcm An attractive and beautifully presented, detached five bedroom family home, with well planned accommodation for modern entertaining and family living. This house has been finished to an exceptionally high standard and has been well maintained by the current tenants. Claremont Views is well placed for access into Esher's High Street and railway station and is also within close proximity of some excellent local school.

LETTINGS Accommodation: Formal lounge, kitchen/breakfast/living room, utility room, cinema room, W/C, Master bedroom with en-suite, second bedroom with en-suite, guest bedroom, two further double bedrooms with en-suite, study. Single garage, garden, off-street parking. EPC - C *Tenant Fees Apply

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Grafen House, 26 High Street, Esher, Surrey KT10 9RT

01372 466607 www.grosvenorB.co.uk

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The Gallops, Esher Situated in a private, gated development sits this quaint four bedroom terraced house. Comprising kitchen/breakfast room, w/c and lounge with built in storage, a gas fireplace and doors leading to the garden and decked area. Upstairs there is a master suite with built in wardrobes, two further double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a family bathroom.

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Pemberton Place, Esher An excellently maintained and immaculately presented four double bedroom, two bathroom house in Esher. Complete with off-street parking, an integral garage and a charming kitchen/breakfast room, this is a wonderful home, well placed for access into Esher's High Street and the station.

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Refurbished Period Town House Woodside Avenue, Esher A five bedroom family home with five bathrooms, situated in a quiet residential road close to Esher railway station and nearby to local shops. The property has the added benefit of a secluded rear garden, off street parking and a separate annex.

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Modern Family Living Esher, Surrey ÂŁ3,650 pcm Spacious, modern three double bedroom town house, in the heart of Esher town centre with integral garage and off-street parking. Built in 2012 by Latchmere Properties, this property is one of five exclusive residences set in a gated development just a short walk from Esher train station. This home benefits from having excellent security systems and being hidden away, whilst still being within easy reach of the High Street and all of its amenities. This is the perfect example of modern family living.

LETTINGS Accommodation: Large open plan kitchen/dining room, separate utility room, downstairs cloakroom, lounge, three double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, three bathrooms (two en-suite's). Private garden, automated garage - direct access into the house, off street parking, town centre location. EPC - B *Tenant Fees Apply

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Clive House, 2 The Parade, Claygate, Surrey KT10 0NU

01372 462323 www.grosvenorB.co.uk

A Contemporary Family Home Hinchley Wood, Esher ÂŁ2,600 pcm

Accommodation: Three double bedrooms, detached family home, sought after location, within catchment area of highly regarded local schools, recently refurbished to a very high standard of finish. Electric up and over garage door, off street parking, beautiful mature secluded back garden, loft storage, available unfurnished. EPC - E *Tenant Fees Apply

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This delightful and contemporary property has been lovingly refurbished throughout with exceptional attention to detail. The ground floor living areas are covered with Italian porcelain tiling and under floor heating. The kitchen has been carefully designed with up to date kitchen equipment and thoughtfully planned with a semi conservatory feel allowing brightness as well as a modern appearance. This open plan family living area also allows for entertaining inside and outside as there are doors to the delightful garden and patio area. The lounge has an attractive bay window and a working fireplace.

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Claygate, Esher ÂŁ2,100 pcm This lovely family home has only recently benefited from being extended and refurbished throughout making it a delightful and spacious property. There is a mixture of solid wood flooring in the main reception rooms and tiled flooring in the modern fitted kitchen/diner which also has a separate utility room, Range cooker with five ring gas hob and an American style fridge freezer. The property is within a short walk to the village shops and station and has off street parking. Accommodation: Three double bedroom family home, two bathrooms, off street parking, walking distance to village shops and station, recently extended and refurbished throughout, sought after road, two reception rooms, modern fitted kitchen/diner, separate utility room, modern family bathroom. EPC - C *Tenant Fees Apply

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Fantastic Home, Even Better Location Claygate, Surrey ÂŁ6,250 pcm Grosvenor Billinghurst are delighted to offer this impressive and imposing five bedroom four bathroom detached executive family home. Located in the heart of Claygate in a sought after road with views over Greenbelt land and within walking distance of Village shops and Station. This Spacious modern family home which has been refurbished to a very high standard, boasts many quality features including a very large and modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room which opens out to a large family room, beautifully appointed bathrooms, three of which are en-suite, and a large attractive rear garden.

LETTINGS Accommodation: Sought after Claygate location, five bedroom four bathroom detached executive family home, imposing electric gated carriage driveway, recently refurbished spacious living accommodation, Master bedroom suite with walk in dressing room, four bathrooms, three of which en-suite and all finished to a very high standard, walking distance to local Village shops and Station, double garage with electric up and over door, electric gated "In and Out" carriage driveway, private and secure location. EPC - D *Tenant Fees Apply

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