Savills | Garston Park, Ivy Mill Lane, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8NE | Property for sale
453 sq m(4,876 sq ft)
Guide price £1,895,000

Garston ParkIvy Mill Lane, Godstone, Surrey, RH9 8NE

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in August 2022
  • stylishly presented throughout
  • versatile accommodation for flexible living
  • Charming views over beautiful countryside
  • Swimming pool and tennis court
  • Post and rail enclosed field of 3.66 acres
  • Landscaped Gardens and terraces

Charming converted clock house with stylish interior set within secluded gardens and grounds of just shy of five acres.

About this property

  • The Clock House is a charming and unusual property believed to date from the 1770s and formerly the carriage house to Garston Park. The property has since been converted and now provides a charming family home with versatile accommodation arranged over two floors. The property retains many character features together with modern bathroom suites and a superb bespoke kitchen/breakfast room by Chambers. The house is set down a long private drive, shared by the residents of Garston Park which forms an attractive country estate. The gardens lie to the south of the house with a heated swimming pool and tennis court.

    The bespoke kitchen/breakfast is fitted with a comprehensive range of base and full height cupboards including a larder cupboard and a matching island unit. Granite work surfaces extend to provide a breakfast bar and incorporate a 1½ bowl sink. The kitchen has a range of quality appliances. There is a walk-in pantry and space for a fridge freezer. This room has a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and has double door opening to the south facing terrace. The stylish reception hall together with the drawing room and dining room provide excellent areas for formal entertaining. Both the drawing room and dining room have open fireplaces and exposed ceiling timbers and the drawing room has an impressive vaulted ceiling. The sitting room and games room provide excellent family entertaining areas with the sitting room having direct access to the rear garden. The property benefits form a family room or playroom offering flexible family living. The study provides space for working from home. There is a guest bedroom located on the ground floor which has an outlook to the front and an arched window to the side and a well appointed en suite bathroom. Completing the ground floor is a utility room with extensive storage cupboards and space for appliances; a shower room; cloakroom and a number of storage cupboards.

    An attractive bespoke oak staircase rises to the first floor. The master suite has exposed wooden floors with the bedroom being double aspect with an attractive arched window to the side, a dressing room and well appointed en suite shower room. There are five further bedrooms all with wardrobes and fitted desks. Completing the accommodation is a stylish shower room and a family bathroom.
    The house is approached over a sweeping shared private drive which leads to Garston Park. A drive leads to the front paved courtyard by the house which provides parking for a number of cars and is part enclosed by a high stone wall and well stocked beds. A five bar gate and gravel drive leads up the side of the house to the rear where the detached timber frame garage by Heritage is located. It comprises two garages and an open bay to one side. Power and light is connected.

    The south facing gardens are principally laid to lawn with a generous paved terrace by the house together with a pergola provide excellent areas for al fresco entertaining. Attached to the house is a Victorian greenhouse with a tiled floor. The lawn stretches the length of the garden interspersed with trees and shrubs. In the garden is a tennis court and a fence enclosed large heated swimming pool with pool house. The paddock to the southern boundary, is enclosed by post and rail fencing where there are beautiful views over adjoining fields and woodland and amounts to about 3.6 acres.

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A charming Clock House bursting with character in a beautiful country setting on the fringes of Godstone Village, a real treasure for those wishing to escape the city.

Jamie WilliamsProperty agent

Local information

  • The Clock House forms part of Garston Park which is a select and private, gated country estate of just eight individual freehold homes. The park is set in beautiful country surroundings and just outside of the village of Godstone, which is under a mile away. It lies about three miles from South Godstone station. Oxted is about four miles distant which supplies excellent every day facilities and has a mainline station. Redhill, Reigate and Sevenoaks provide comprehensive shopping facilities.
  • The surrounding countryside offers scope for countless outdoor activities including sailing, fishing, windsurfing cycling and open swimming and diving at Divers Cove in Godstone. Set in countryside of picturesque beauty near the Surrey and Sussex border the surrounding area offers beautiful walking and riding country.
  • Caterham (in the Oyster zone) and Redhill, fast and frequent service to Victoria and London Bridge, South Godstone (London Victoria) and Oxted (London Victoria and London Bridge).
  • The area is well served with state and independent schools for all ages including Woldingham Girls, Caterham School, Sevenoaks and The Hawthorns at Bletchingley.
  • Golf at Tandridge, Godstone, Bletchingley, Reigate, Reigate Hill, Redhill, and Limpsfield; show jumping at Hickstead, sailing and watersports at Merstham; racing at Lingfield and Plumpton.
  • Access to the motorway network is via the M25 (junction 6) which is about two miles with Central London about 21miles and Heathrow and Gatwick Airports about 37 miles and 13 miles respectively.
  • Please note all distances are approximate.

Additional information

  • The Clock House forms part of Garston Park which is a select and private, gated country estate of just 8 individual freehold homes. The park is set in beautiful country surroundings and just outside of the village of Godstone, which is under a mile away. It lies about 3.3 miles from South Godstone station. Oxted is about 4.3 miles distant which supplies excellent every day facilities and has a mainline station. Redhill, Reigate and Sevenoaks provide comprehensive shopping facilities. The surrounding countryside offers scope for countless outdoor activities including sailing, fishing, windsurfing and cycling. Set in countryside of picturesque beauty near the Surrey and Sussex border the surrounding area offers beautiful walking and riding country.
  • • Mainline Rail Services: Caterham (in the Oyster zone) and Redhill, fast and frequent service to Victoria and London Bridge, South Godstone (London Victoria) and Oxted (London Victoria and London Bridge).
  • • Schools: The area is well served with state and independent schools for all ages including Woldingham Girls, Caterham School, Sevenoaks and The Hawthorns at Bletchingley.
  • • Leisure activities: Golf at Tandridge, Godstone, Bletchingley, Reigate, Reigate Hill, Redhill, and Limpsfield; show jumping at Hickstead, sailing and watersports at Merstham; racing at
  • Lingfield and Plumpton.
  • • Communications: Access to the motorway network is via the M25 (junction 6) which is about 2 miles with Central London about 21.1 miles and Heathrow and Gatwick Airports about 37 miles and 13.6 miles respectively.
  • Directions: From junction 6 on the M25 take the B2235 towards Godstone. On entering the village continue around the one way system keeping the Green on your left-hand side. Turn left onto Ivy Mill Lane, again with the Green on your left and continue for about 0.4 of a mile where the stone pillared gates of Garston Park will be found on the left. Proceed up this drive and bear round to the left where the main house will be seen. Turn right, just before the main entrance to the house, and The Clock House will be found at the top of this drive.
  • EPC Rating = D
  • Tenure = Freehold