Bentley, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 5NE | Property for sale | Savills
4,044 sq ft(375.70 sq m)
Guide price £1,950,000(€2,223,411)

BentleyFarnham, Surrey, GU10 5NE

    Key features

    • Beautiful classic Georgian style
    • Charming period features
    • Light filled living and bedrooms accommodation
    • Enchanting gardens
    • Garaging & outbuildings

    Notable Grade II listed village house in a beautiful classic Georgian style with charming period features throughout the light filled accommodation set in enchanting gardens.

    About this property

    • Cedar Cottage is a notable Grade II listed village house, built in the mid 1700's in the beautiful classic Georgian style, with a white stucco exterior with slate roof and sash windows.

      Throughout the property are charming period features including elegant skirtings, door frames and ceiling mouldings, timber balustrades, original working internal window shutters and even the original service bells.

      A handsome porch with classic ionic columns provides a wonderful start to the home, arriving into a reception room which is also used as a formal dining room.

      There is a classically and perfectly proportioned drawing room, filled with natural light via the large south facing windows. This room is elegantly presented with decorative scrolled columns, built in dentil moulded timber cabinetry and an open fireplace.

      There is also a comfortable more informal sitting room with open fireplace and a window seat enjoying a view out to the driveway and front garden the property.

      Onward from the sitting room is a study/family room with double doors opening to the garden.

      The kitchen is traditional in style and is open to a breakfast/informal dining area. Adjacent to the kitchen there is a boot room connects to the double garage and also a rear covered porch which provides a perfect second entrance to the property to use whilst returning from local countryside walks.

      A laundry/sewing rooms and guest WC complete the ground floor accommodation and there is an excellent cellar too.

      A beautiful turned staircase leads to the first floor where there are wonderfully proportioned bedrooms. The principal bedroom is dual aspect and has access directly into an adjoining bathroom, which is also accessible from the landing.

      There are four further bedrooms, a bathroom, separate WC and a dressing room.

      Outside the property is approached via two driveways. The main entrance sweeps up one side of the house with parking and turning space surrounded by an attractive front garden. The second entrance, leads down the other side of the property and provides access to the garaging.

      The gardens to the property are delightful. Directly to the rear is a enchanting walled garden with fully stocked flowering borders, an area of level lawn and a wisteria clad pergola. Within the walled garden are two store rooms and a green house.

      A thatched outbuilding/garden store, ‘straddles' the garden wall. Beyond the walled garden there is a fabulous expanse of level lawn garden with mature hedgerows providing privacy and an attractive outlook.

      At the eastern edge of the garden is an enclosed kitchen garden. A third access point down an un made track provides access to the far north east side of the property where there is a single garage.

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    The property is such a great package; Georgian, excellent accommodation and outbuildings, glorious garden in a well connected village.

    Rory McKenzieProperty agent

    Local information

    • The popular village of Bentley is situated on the Hampshire/Surrey border. The village has a variety of amenities, including a shop/Post Office, school, church, a public house, a recreation ground and an incredibly useful train station.
    • The historic market town of Farnham is no more than five miles away, offering a comprehensive selection of amenities, shops and restaurants with a number of restaurants on the picturesque Castle St and Lion and Lamb Yard. There is a Waitrose and Sainsbury's within the town with a larger Sainsbury's hypermarket on the edge of town.
    • The town plays host to various markets and events throughout the year. Opening soon is Brightwells Yard, a new shopping centre that will include a cinema, restaurants, town square and public gardens.
    • The Georgian town of Alton, also around five miles away, offers an excellent range of shopping, recreational and education facilities including Waitrose, M&S, Aldi and Sainsburys, cinema and sports centre.
    • For further comprehensive shopping facilities, Guildford lies under 15 miles to the east and Winchester is about 23 miles to the west.
    • The mainline stations in Bentley and in Farnham, both providing a regular direct train service to London Waterloo within an hour's journey.
    • The A31 and M3 (Junction 4) provide fast access to the M25 and national motorway network as well as Heathrow, Gatwick and Southampton airports.
    • There are a number of schools in the area including Bentley Village Primary School, Binstead Primary School, Edgeborough, Frensham Heights, More House in Frensham, Eggar's Secondary School in Alton and Lord Wandsworth College in Long Sutton.
    • The surrounding area offers some wonderful walking, cycling and riding opportunities, either immediately from the house along foot baths and bridleways, including nearby Alice Holt Forest.

    Additional information

    • In total the plot measures approximately 1.4 acres.
    • Services; All mains.
    • East Hampshire District Council Band - H
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H