Old Avenue, St George's Hill, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0QE | Property for sale | Savills
410.26 sq m(4,416 sq ft)
Guide price £3,499,950

Old AvenueSt George's Hill, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0QE

    Key features

    • Wing of Tarrant mansion
    • Situated in an exclusive private estate
    • Extensively renovated to a high standard
    • Period features throughout
    • South west facing garden
    • Stunning views

    Beautifully presented wing of a historic Tarrant mansion that has been tastefully renovated to a high standard in the prestigious St George's Hill estate.

    About this property

    • The Tudor-style property, Thorn Hill, was divided into three separate homes in 1950, Holland Hill being one third of the original building.

      Interestingly in 1931, the Earl of Dunmore, hero of the Boer War and World War One, sold Thorn Hill and it was then occupied by the German Embassy prior to WWII. It is believed to have been left fully furnished just before war was declared. Joachim von Ribbentrop, Foreign Minister of Germany between 1938 and 1945, was thought to be a frequent guest at the house.

      The property has been extensively renovated throughout to a high standard, however still maintains much of its original charm and character including beautiful stained glass windows, paneling, intricate cornicing and high ceilings.

      Holland Hill is set in the heart of the St George's Hill estate, the property is approached via a shared gated driveway there is ample parking to the front of the property and private parking with a courtyard garden is at the entrance to Holland Hill.

      You are welcomed into the home to a mirror paneled entrance hall which provides access to all of the accommodation on the ground floor. The generous proportions that Holland Hill offers are noted throughout all of the rooms.

      The elegant drawing room is a fabulous entertaining space, with a large bay window over looking the gardens, ornate cornicing, original cabinetry and a fireplace provides the focal point within the room. The dining room is also of excellent proportion and has feature paneling and French doors leading out to the courtyard terrace. The bespoke kitchen has beautiful cabinetry, sleek worktops, a range of modern integrated appliances and a social central island.

      The elegant reception hall is a particular feature of the home and has a beautiful staircase of exceptional size, a stunning chandelier and a feature stained glass window which floods the space with natural light. Additionally, there is a bathroom cleverly tucked under the stairs.

      From the stunning galleried landing is the spacious main bedroom suite with a dressing room and a beautiful en suite bathroom. A lovely large bay window provides pretty views of the rear garden and allows natural light to flood the room. Additionally, there is a spacious second bedroom with built in storage and a family bathroom on this floor.

      On the second floor are a further three bedrooms, one of which is currently being used as a study and a family bathroom completes the accommodation on this floor. The second floor enjoys elevated views over the garden and the rolling countryside beyond. Additionally, there is handy eaves storage on this floor.

      The level gardens at Holland Hill are a particular feature of this beautiful home. The south west facing secluded garden is bordered with mature trees and shrubs and is mainly laid to lawn with a courtyard patio directly to the rear of the property. At the end of the lawned area is a spacious terrace which enjoys unique elevated views over the countryside and beyond.

      Additionally there are two separate storage units set away from the main property which are perfect for dry food storage, bikes or outdoor furniture.

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    The seamless blend between the original character features and modern finishes really sets this home apart from the rest.

    Olivia PerezProperty agent

    Local information

    • St George's Hill is internationally renowned as one of the most sought-after private estates in England. Access on to the private, gated estate is controlled 24 hours a day by the estate's security personnel and is restricted at all times. St George's Hill is set in some 900 acres and features a private championship standard golf course and a separate private tennis and squash club. The tennis club is one of the foremost racquet sports clubs in England, with 30 grass and all-weather tennis courts, two indoor courts and four squash courts. The tennis club also has a 20 metre indoor swimming pool, a well-equipped gym and a restaurant and bar.
    • In addition to the on-site sporting facilities, there are many other challenging golf courses locally including Burhill, Wisley, Woking, Foxhills, Queenwood, Worplesdon and West Hill. Racing is available at Sandown Park, Ascot, Epsom and Windsor. Polo can be enjoyed at Guards Polo Club and The Royal Berkshire Polo Club.
    • St George's Hill offers an ideal location for families looking for security and privacy and there are several English and International schools in the area including Reeds School, St George's College and The ACS International School at Cobham. Weybridge and the surrounding area has a variety of Ofsted rated good and outstanding primary and senior schools in both the private and public sectors, providing education from nursery through to 6th form and also a very popular 6th form college.
    • Located on the South bank of the rivers Thames and Wey where the two rivers meet, Weybridge is an historic town that dates back to the Iron Age. Originally named after the wooden bridge over the river Wey used by pilgrims to the Chertsey Abbey, in the last 100 years Weybridge has become known for its aspirational, innovative and creative residents. Each generation leaving their legacy to the town through its own style of properties and industry.
    • There was once a royal palace in Weybridge that was used by Henry VIII and his wives, as well as other Kings and Queens. Today, Oatlands Park Hotel is all that remains of the royal estate. You can still find reminders of the original palace in and around Weybridge.
    • In more recent history, Weybridge was a magnet for motor enthusiasts, as it was home to Brooklands Race Track, some of the track still remains. The river Wey cuts through the Brooklands site. If you wanted to catch some racing without paying, you would take a punt up the river. This was apparently the origin of the phrase “punters”. Today you can visit Brooklands Museum and Mercedes Benz World at the site.
    • Privacy, space and accessibility, an abundance of sports and activities and excellent schools makes Weybridge the perfect location for those who enjoy a variety of interests and passions.
    • There are many water sports on the Thames: paddle boarding; kayaking; rowing; sailing and wild water swimming are among the most popular. Weybridge also has many clubs for children and adults: tennis; rugby; football; creative arts; horse riding; dance and more.
    • With several restaurants, pubs and local markets as well as independent and chain cafés the town is well served for a variety of excellent food and drink, just right for your formal and informal occasions. A particular local favourite is The Waverley, a chic steak and seafood restaurant with cocktail bar. With cinemas, theatres, local art galleries, museums and historic houses and gardens nearby, there is never a shortage of things to do.
    • The town is near junction 11 of the M25 and is on a fast train line into London Waterloo. Journey time from 31 minutes.
    • Please note all distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H