The Street, Betchworth, Surrey, RH3 7DJ | Property for sale | Savills
3,526 sq ft(327.58 sq m)
Excess of £1,500,000

The StreetBetchworth, Surrey, RH3 7DJ

    Key features

    • Balanced accommodation over two floors of about 2,969 sq ft plus the cellar and the outbuildings
    • Popular village location between the market towns of Reigate and Dorking
    • Historic Grade II listed home
    • Detached annexe/workshop and stores provide a further 557 sq ft
    • Large gardens to the rear
    • There is parking off the street for multiple vehicles

    A beautiful historic family home originally dating back to about 1589 with later additions in this popular Surrey village with separate annexe and good size gardens.

    About this property

    • Manor Cottage is a beautiful family home with a fabulous history. The original house is Grade II listed. Historic England states that it is a substantially intact timber framed house dated to c1589 by dendrochronological dating. As of the listing date in 2008 it was the earliest dated two and a half storey rural house known in Surrey. It also states that it is advanced for its date and of high status because it has fireplaces at both ground and first floor levels. It also contains late C18 features including panelling, a door, and timber mantelpiece.

      The accommodation is arranged over two and a half floors to provide about 2,969 sq ft of accommodation plus the cellar and the detached Annexe/workshop and stores adding a further 557 sq ft.

      The main house is arranged as six bedrooms and two bathrooms, with three reception rooms and an office on the ground floor as shown in the floor plan. The cellar provides about 157 sq ft with restricted head height. The property has been sensitively maintained and updated to provide a comfortable blend of modern fittings within the charming character of this beautiful home.

      Externally the property sits in large gardens that face south east and includes a large secret garden at the rearand has gorgeous rural views.

      The detached annexe/workshop is at the side of the house and provides two rooms, a kitchenette and a WC. This Annexe has real flexibility in its potential use for home working or additional accommodation subject to improvements. The property is accessed via a private driveway to a forecourt where there is off street parking.

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    It is such a pleasure to be marketing this beautiful historic home and what a lovely village location.

    David ReynoldsProperty agent

    Local information

    • Manor Cottage occupies a prominent position on the Street in the popular village of Betchworth. Betchworth is a typical English country village with its ancient church, two pubs, village school and shop/post office.
    • For a more comprehensive range of shopping facilities the thriving market town centres of Dorking and Reigate are only three miles away respectively. Each offer a good selection of mainstream and individual shops, cafes and restaurants including the likes of Oliver Bonas, Wagamama, Bills, Gail's, Marks & Spencer and Waitrose to name but a few.
    • The property is half a mile from Betchworth station with regular services to Dorking, Reigate, Redhill and beyond. Dorking mainline station offers regular train services to London Victoria and London Waterloo while Redhill station provides services to London Bridge and Victoria. For the international traveller Gatwick is nine miles to the south.
    • The surrounding area is particularly well served with state and independent schools for all ages. These include St. Mary's Prep School, Micklefield, Reigate Secondary School, The Ashcombe School, The Royal Alexandra & Albert School, Dunnottar, Reigate Grammar and Reigate College.
    • Recreational opportunities in the area include golf at a number of local clubs including Gatton Manor, Dorking and Betchworth Park. There are Rugby clubs at both Dorking and Reigate and exceptional access to superb walking, cycling and hacking across the whole area. Reigate also offers a range of sporting facilities including two football clubs, Reigate Priory Cricket Club along with tennis, bowls and squash clubs.
    • Please note all distances and timings are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Council Tax Band G
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure = Freehold