A delightful detached, character home with excellent entertaining space set along a private lane in a rural setting, yet readily accessible to London and M25 for commuters.
Gated drive with extensive parking, garage, garden store and log store
Gardens with lawns, terracing and vegetable patch
This charming, detached, character home is well-presented and has been superbly extended to provide excellent entertaining space.
The oak front door opens into a spacious hall with under stair cupboards and oak boarded floor, at the end of which is a well-appointed cloakroom. The sitting room is well-proportioned, with a window overlooking the front terrace, open fire with brick mantle and wall lights. The back of the property has been extended to provide a fabulous kitchen/dining/family room with a fireplace housing a wood burning stove by the sitting area. This is open plan to the dining area and kitchen, at the end of which are bi-fold doors opening onto the south facing terrace and garden. The kitchen has a vaulted ceiling, modern fitted units including a peninsular unit with breakfast bar, wood block worktops and integrated appliances including fridge freezer, dishwasher, electric oven and combination oven, ceramic hob and 1½ bowl sink with mixer tap. Beyond is a larder/utility room with extensive shelving, space for washing machine and extra fridge freezer and stable door to the side where there is a vegetable garden.
Stairs lead up from the hall to the first floor landing, where there is a bookcase and loft hatch. There are 3 bedrooms, one of which is currently used as a study and also has built-in wardrobe and airing cupboard. The family bathroom is well-appointed with tiled floor and part tiled walls, WC, wash hand basin and bath with shower and screen over.
From the lane double gates open onto a driveway, with ample parking for several cars, leading to a garage. To the side of the drive is an expanse of lawn with mature trees and shrubs, a garden store and log store. Steps lead up to a terraced sitting area in front of the house where there is a wisteria clad pergola and outside lighting. On the eastern side of the house is a vegetable garden, while the main garden lies on the southern side of the property, which is mainly laid to lawn bordered by shrubs, flowerbeds and terracing.
Set away from the road in a rural position about 3 miles to the south of the charming village of Godstone, with its local shops and village green. Oxted, Caterham, East Grinstead and Redhill town centres provide more comprehensive shopping facilities. There are various educational choices in both the state and private sectors, at primary and secondary levels including Godstone Village School, Lingfield College, Caterham School, Hazlewood Prep School and The Hawthorns School.
The M25 is about 4 miles to the north giving easy access to the motorway network and Gatwick is about 10 miles. Oxted (5 miles) and Redhill (6 miles) mainline stations provide direct services to London Bridge and Victoria in 29-35 minutes and additionally Godstone Station is 1.6 miles with services to London, Redhill and Tonbridge.
Local Authorities and Services
Tandridge District Council 01883 722000. Surrey County Council 0345 600 9009. Mains water, drainage and electricity. Gas fired central heating.
Exit the M25 at Junction 6 and head south on A22 for 4 miles. Take the left turning along the private lane immediately before the camping shop, which is Danemore Lane, and the entrance to the property is the 4th drive on the right.