South Godstone, Surrey
Guide Price £895,000
2 bedroom Detached House for sale: South Godstone, Surrey
Guide Price £895,000
- Det Cottage & Det. Studio/annexe
- Approx. 5 acres-end private lane
- Equestrian/smallholding/'Air B & B' options
- Detached double garage+ logstore
- On Bridleway/country walks -no roadwork req.
- Not on Flightpath
- No Chain
A UNIQUE COUNTRYSIDE GEM WITH DOORSTEP ACCESS TO LONDON - This is a truly rare find! A detached cottage (unlisted) with detached complimenting annexe/studio set in just over 5 acres (TBV*) comprising of beautiful gardens/grounds & pasture and with direct access to fantastic off road Bridleway riding/country walks with no road work required. First time on the market for 27 years - this charming property offers all sorts of options for equestrian use/smallholding/ Air B & B or is perfect for those seeking a modest sized country home with ancillary/guest accommodation. Set along it's own drive accessed from a long private lane the whole is surrounded by farmland offering a chance to get away from it all yet perfectly located for fast commuting to London/M25 Motorway. The main accommodation. comprises of a well presented two storey cottage (unlisted) inc: Ground Floor: Large sitting room (feature fireplace), Dining Room, modernised Kitchen & Cloakroom. First Floor: Large double bedroom & Family Bathroom (N.B. Good scope to create 2nd double bedroom by extending above dining room) The Detached annexe/Studio is single storey & offers well presented accommodation. inc: Sitting room/living area, Double Bedroom & fully Tiled Wet Room . (NB The 2 accommodation units are set next to each other around 6 meters apart & potentially offer scope to join together to create one larger residence (subject PP) there is also a large detached double garage with log store. Outside is where the property really comes alive being surrounded by lovely well stocked gardens with many mature specimen trees & shrubs as well as a pretty wildlife pond. (N.B. There is also space within the grounds to add a tennis court/swimming pool if desired) . For those with equine interests or keen to pursue The Good Life and go self sufficient there is ample space to add stabling and/or other outbuildings & riding arena within the acreage (subject to PP) Property not on the Flight Path. NO CHAIN
The property is situated within its own rural enclave in Green Belt countryside in the idyllic Lower South park area, south of Godstone Village with its picturesque village green and pond, local shops catering for everyday needs and a selection of inns and restaurants. The M25 (J6) is about 4.4 miles. Rail to London at Godstone Station approx. 1.5 miles (connects to London Victoria or London Bridge ( journey time of approx. one hour). Redhill (approx 6 miles) East Grinstead (approx. 9 miles). For those with equestrian interests the property occupies a prime location with immediate access to miles of hacking out with no roadwork required. The area also has a range of show centres in close proximity such as Oldencraig and Felbridge and Hickstead South of England Show Jumping venue is also convenient distance via the M23/A23.
PRINCIPLE ACCOMMODATION - refer to the floor plans
MAIN PROPERTY - SITTING ROOM: Sitting room working fireplace and granite hearth. DINING ROOM: Double doors to dining room, double french doors to garden, solid oak floorboards. Under stair cupboard with hanging space, electric meter, alarm panel and electric distribution board. KITCHEN - granite work-surfaces with stainless steel Franke sink, LPG gas four burner hob, fitted NEFF electric oven grill.
FIRST FLOOR: airing cupboard with water storage heater and shower pump. BEDROOM 1: double aspect with views over the gardens, Satellite dish discreetly mounted on chimney. EN-SUITE bathroom and show room into eaves with feature round window.
SITTING ROOM: double aspect with doors to a stone path leading to the main dwelling (Agents thoughts: it may be possible to create a covered walk way between to the two properties. However, should this physically join the two properties it is likely that full planning permission will be required. Please ensure you consult a planning adviser/consultant).
BEDROOM: currently used as a home office. Large double doors to gardens.
SHOWER ROOM: fully tiled wet-room, shower & WC, electric towel heater, alarm, hot water immersion heater, electric space heating.
Network cabled to house, solid oak floorboards, feature beams.
GARDENS, LAND & GROUNDS
The gardens and pond are a key feature to this property as is the seclusion afforded by the well stocked beds. Further pond with water Lilies, Irises, Willow tree, mature trees include oak, eucalyptus, Gingko, Weeping Willow, goat willow, maple, Scots pine, Silver Birch, Rowan, Beech, Chestnut, Apple etc. The pasture land is adjacent to the gardens and the whole is approx 5 acres (*TBV) including the drive, house/s, gardens and perimeter. The acreage stated at the property is *TBV (To Be Verified), which means that the land has not been formally measured by Equus and or its sellers/clients. Where available a Title Plan from Land registry will have been acquired showing the boundary and acreage. Otherwise an online measuring tool will have been used to check the acreage where possible. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact area of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements at their own cost by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the area for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan
GARAGE & OUTBUILDING
GARAGE: Double door oak framed garage with tile roof, electricity, water and log store.
TIMBER SHED: (dilapidated) on concrete base.
GREENHOUSE: to the front garden.
Outside warm water tap for washing down dogs, twin coal bunkers.
Re-roofed, re-rendered in last 10 years.
Direct access to extensive network of bridleways without roadwork
We recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying for all the planning consents / restrictions / history and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase: www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk - www.homecheck.co.uk
www.floodrisk.co.uk - www.environment-agency.gov.uk - www.landregistry.gov.uk, www.homeoffice.gov.uk, www.ukradon.org
SERVICES & OUTGOINGS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Tandridge District Council, Station Road East, Oxted, Surrey, Tel 01883 722000
SERVICES: Private sewage, LPG gas 2000 litre. Immersion heater and solid fuel Rayburn for winter months. LPG gas boiler for central heating.
TAX BAND: E
EPC RATING: E 41/81
All Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors Agent
Equus Country & Equestrian, South East
T: 01892 829014
DISCLAIMER: All prospective buyers view all properties for sale with Equus International Property Ltd at their own risk and neither the Agents, Joint Agents nor the Sellers take responsibility for any damage or injury however caused to themselves or personal belongings or property. By viewing a property with Equus
you accept this disclaimer. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds you must wear appropriate clothing and footwear and children must be either left in the car or supervised at all times. Livestock should not be touched and all gates left shut or closed after use.
Take the M25 Junction 6 for Godstone, at the roundabout take the turning for the A22 (Godstone bypass). Continue for approximately 4.5 miles, turn right onto Carlton Road opposite the Tenting & Camping outlet. Contine over one speed humps and turn right. Continue over two further speed humps and turn right into farm road. Continue on the tarmac lane around a right hand bend and after a short distance a left hand bend keeping open green fields to your left. After a short distance the tarmac runs into a concrete surface; continue approx 200 metres and the property drive is on the left just beyond a large tree with the name of the property on the right hand gate post. N.B. SatNav sometimes does not take you the last half mile to the property so final directions - ignore the sign to Fidlers Grove, Fidlers Grove Farm etc. after the 200m on left there is a sign for Fidlers Lodge and Fidlers Cottage is next to a wooden gate - turn left through the gate into the property then go 70 metres up drive.:
Tel: 01892 829014