Henfold Lane, Holmwood, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 4NX | Property for sale | Savills
5,217 sq ft(484.67 sq m)
Offers over £1,500,000

Henfold LaneHolmwood, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 4NX


    Key features

    • Stunning architectural details
    • Charming rural setting
    • Garaging and ample parking
    • Scope to improve and modernise
    • Lovely outlook over the surrounding countryside

    A substantial character home in a stunning rural setting with fabulous outlook over the surrounding countryside.

    About this property

    • Posterns Gate is a substantial and handsome character period home of great architectural interest in need of modernization. Situated in a charming rural setting with far reaching views over the surrounding countryside, you have the ability to create something very special.

      The accommodation totals around 5,217 sq ft and is both flexible and capacious, ideal for modern family life. The layout and accommodation is shown in the following floor plan and comprises six bedrooms, three receptions rooms and three bathrooms. Of particular note is the large sitting room which is flooded with natural light and features an impressive fireplace with charming bay and with doors out onto the gardens. The fully equipped kitchen/breakfast room is also flooded with light and has double doors onto the terrace.

      Outside the extensive gardens and grounds amount to about 0.94 of an acre, mainly laid to lawn, with a feature rose trellis and a number of mature specimen trees.

      The house is approached via private gates onto a large gravel driveway with impressive turning circle, benefitting from ample parking for numerous vehicles. There is a summer house and large garaging with a selection of outbuildings which would be ideal for conversion subject to the usual consents.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    I love the charming character features of this property, such a great opportunity to create something very special.

    Jamie WilliamsProperty agent

    Local information

    • Posterns Gate is ideally situated in an outstanding rural setting near the vibrant villages of Beare Green, the Holmwoods and Newdigate, with stuning local walks on your doorstep.
    • For every day needs the nearby villages offer village halls, pubs, schools, village churches, community shops/post offices, recreation grounds and a sports club. There is also a farm shop at Ockley. For a more comprehensive range of shops, eateries and leisure facilities the bustling market towns of Dorking and Reigate are only approximately 4.2 miles and 6.8 miles away respectively.
    • Communications are excellent. The A24 gives access not only to the South Coast but also to the M25 and the national motorway network. Gatwick is approximately 10 miles away. For the commuter, Holmwood station is approximately 2 mile distant offering a direct train line to London Victoria. Dorking and Dorking Deepdene Stations are approximately 8 miles distant providing rail services to London Victoria, Waterloo, London Bridge and, East-West, to Gatwick, Guildford and Reading.
    • There are many good state and private schools within easy reach, including Ashcombe, The Priory, Cranmore, St Teresa's, Belmont Preparatory, Duke of Kent, Cranleigh, Box Hill, Hurtwood House, Christ's Hospital and Reigate Grammar to name but a few.
    • Recreational opportunities in the area include golf at a number of local clubs (including Gatton Manor, Dorking, Rusper and Betchworth Park), polo at Hurtwood Park, Rugby clubs at both Dorking and Reigate and exceptionally easy access to walking, cycling and hacking across the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
    • All distances and times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Council Tax Band H
    • EPC Rating = E
    • Tenure = Freehold