Swan Lane, Charlwood, Horley, Surrey, RH6 0DB | Property for sale | Savills
193.52 sq m(2,083 sq ft)
Offers over £799,950

Swan LaneCharlwood, Horley, Surrey, RH6 0DB

    Key features

    • Total accommodation of about 2,083 sq ft in the cottage and annexe.
    • Located in a popular Surrey village with views across open fields to the rear.
    • Garage and private gated driveway.
    • Swimming pool.
    • The main cottage is Grade II listed and has been dated back to about 1460.
    • Flexible accommodation across the two separate detached buildings.

    Quaint medieval cottage with separate detached two bedroom annexe and stunning rural views at the rear.

    About this property

    • Swan Cottage is a rare example of a grade II listed medieval open hall arranged over two floors with the additional benefit of separate annexe and office , and is set in pretty gardens affording views to the rear across open countryside. The property was dendrochronologically dated as part of the Charlwood project and is documented to have been built around 1460 with the insertion of the first floor believed to be between 1541 and 1571. The annexe was built in 2019 and is located at the rear of the property and incorporates the garage.

      In the original cottage there are a number of fabulous feature details that include the original living room with inglenook fireplace that retains part of the original seat and bread oven and now has a modern wood burning stove. The kitchen has a range of modern hand built units with stone worktops. The bathroom is fitted with white contemporary suite and has a fabulous flagstone floor. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms with vaulted ceilings. The main bedroom has a feature fireplace with wood burning stove and both bedrooms have substantial oak floorboards.

      The annexe is arranged to provide further accommodation of about 1017 Sq ft over two floors. On the ground floor there is a triple aspect living room, bedroom and modern shower room. On the first floor there is a good sized double bedroom.
      On the outside there is gated off street parking for a number of vehicles The gardens are mature and beautifully maintained with a terrace, swimming pool, and a stunning rural view out over the rear boundary.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    I love the charm and character of this beautiful historic home. The modern annexe allows it to be used as a practical family home.

    David ReynoldsProperty agent

    Local information

    • Located in a lovely position in the very heart of the village of Charlwood, where the local church of St Nicholas dates back to Norman times and nestled behind this is Glovers Wood cared for by Surrey Woodlands Trust.
    • Local amenities include a mix of local shops including a traditional village store and The Greyhound and Half Moon public houses prove ever popular.
    • The property is three and a half miles from the centre of Horley which offers a good mix of shops, stores and eateries that include a Waitrose supermarket and a large Tesco closeby in Hookwood. The market towns of Reigate and Horsham provide an impressive range of shops and services in the best tradition of English rural communities. The streets have a delightfully modern, cosmopolitan feel where independent boutiques rub shoulders with popular high street stores.There are also a good number of cafes and coffee shops.
    • The location is ideal for both the commuter and frequent traveller with access to Gatwick Airport just two miles away and with a choice of mainline railway stations at Gatwick, Horley and Redhill that offer Southern and Thameslink services to London from about 30 – 35 minutes. The M23 motorway provides connections to the wider road network.
    • Charlwood village primary school is just around the corner and other popular schools in the Horley area include Redehall and Copthorne Preparatory. The surrounding area also boasts a number of other popular schools, for all ages. These include St. Mary's Prep School, Handcross Park, Reigate Grammar, Woldingham Girls and Ardingly Collage.
    • The area is surrounded by rolling countryside with plenty of good walking and riding locally whilst there are several golf courses within easy reach. The area also offers a wide range of sporting facilities including very popular rugby clubs, football clubs and cricket clubs.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Reigate town centre head south on the A217 following signs for Gatwick Airport. Proceed over Cockshott Hill and continue straight ahead at the main Woodhatch traffic lights. Follow the Reigate Road (A217) until you reach the Hookwood roundabout. Take the second exit on to the Reigate Road again and proceed to the end. Here, turn right on to Charlwood Road and continue along into Charlwood village. Turn right into Chapel Road following the sign for the Charlwood School and second left into Swan Lane, where Swan Cottage will be found at the end on the right hand side.
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F