ALFORD GU 6 8EU
ALFORD G U6 8 EU
A superb Grade II listed period home offering exquisite character and charm together with versatile 4/5 bedroom accommodation, situated within the heart of the delightful village of Alfold, on the cusp of the Surrey/West Sussex border.
The Property This fabulous 'landmark property' is prominently located in the centre of Alfold village and has origins dating back to the early 1600's. Offering an exceptional blend of character and charm together with adaptable accommodation, this wonderful family home is truly unique and enjoys immense presence. The handsome part tile hung and whitewashed faรงade, with characterful leaded light windows, only hints at the exquisite features within which include an abundance of original beams, fireplaces and oak and pine latched doors adding appeal to this timeless family home. The generous ground floor accommodation is centred around the magnificent double aspect drawing room which is the true heart of this home. The three further reception rooms offer adaptability of use and include what could be utilised as a ground floor relative/guest suite, whilst the excellent sized kitchen/breakfast room has access onto a delightful rear patio and garden. The upstairs accommodation is accessed via two separate staircases leading to the four well proportioned bedrooms and three bathrooms.
Accommodation Summary •
Welcoming reception hall.
Four well proportioned reception rooms including an elegant drawing room, the oldest room in the house, featuring a plethora of original timber beams and pillars, yet still offering a good ceiling height, together with a superb inglenook fireplace housing significant log burning stove. A fascinating bar area links through to the elegant dining room, again featuring an impressive brick fireplace, the ideal place to entertain family and friends.
Kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a comprehensive range of modern cream units with contrasting granite preparation surfaces, incorporating various integrated appliances together with a useful larder/utility area, breakfast bar and plenty of space for a dining table.
Four double bedrooms with both of the principal rooms featuring impressive part vaulted and beamed ceiling together with generous en suite bathrooms with either a modern or period style suites. One of the bathrooms is a ‘Jack and Jill’ facility, linking to the third bedroom, whilst the fourth bedroom has use of the modern family bathroom with striking aqua tiling.
Large garage of approximately 39’ with an adjoining workshop together with park like gardens which extend to approximately 0.6 of an acre and feature an abundance of established plants, shrubs and trees including a secluded ‘courtyard’ patio area with a delightful topiary garden.
Gardens & Grounds To the front of the property there is an area of lawn with mature hedging adjacent to the house. There is a detached garage of approximately 39' in length, with power and light, together with an adjoining workshop. A wrought iron gate allows access to the side of the house to a secluded, brick paved 'courtyard' area providing plenty of space for outside entertaining and featuring a topiary garden with a delightful, semi circular retaining wall. The remaining garden will delight both family and arboriculturalist alike and is a superb feature of the property. Mainly laid to lawn and landscaped with sculpted borders, there an abundance of specimen shrubs and trees including a majestic Tulip tree taking centre stage. Towards the rear of the garden is a significant area of lawn which would ideally lend itself for use as an activity area for children. The overall plot extends to approximately 0.6 of an acre which, being predominantly surrounded by mature trees and hedging, provides a good degree of privacy and seclusion.
Location Alfold is a delightful village set in South West Surrey on the Surrey/West Sussex border. The village is in an area of wooded countryside with many footpaths through Forestry Commission land and along the Wey and Arun Canal.
FI RST FLO OR
The historic St Nicholas church dates back to the 1100's. The village benefits from excellent pubs and a village shop, a village hall and a sports club offering cricket and football facilities together with 2 tennis courts. The neighbouring village of Cranleigh also offers a bustling High Street with a butcher, fishmonger and a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants including an M&S food hall. It also benefits from a modern health centre, library and leisure centre. The nearby town of Godalming offers a wide range of shops and restaurants, as well as a mainline station with a fast service into Waterloo.
GROU N D FLOOR G R OS S INTER NAL AR EA (Approx) Main House: 271m2 (2,911 sq ft) Garage & Workshop: 51m2 (548 sq ft) Storages: 13m2 (143 sq ft) Burns & Webber Cranleigh Âˇ 01483 268822 Âˇ email@example.com Cranleigh House, 32 High Street, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8AE
Summer House: 8m2 (90 sq ft) Total: 343m2 (3,692 sq ft)