Batts Corner, Dockenfield, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 4EX | Property for sale | Savills
Guide price £2,750,000

Batts CornerDockenfield, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 4EX

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Flexible living accommodation with four receptions
  • Excellent indoor 10m swimming pool & Gym
  • Five bedrooms
  • Substantial lawn and beautiful south facing view
  • Versatile ancillary stone barn offering scope
  • Sought-after rural village setting
  • Alice Holt Forest opposite house

Exceptional village house offering flexible living accommodation, including an indoor pool and a versatile ancillary barn in a sought-after rural village setting with a south facing view.

About this property

  • Longridge House is an exceptional home, offering substantial and light filled living accommodation, including an indoor swimming pool and a versatile ancillary stone barn in a sought-after rural setting with a south facing view.

    The attractive open entrance porch welcomes you into a central hallway leading all the way through the house to double doors opening to the south facing garden.

    There is a vast drawing room with wide picture windows and a wood burning stove. The dining room features a box bay window and a fireplace and both rooms enjoy fabulous southward views of the garden.

    Accessed from the dining room is the family kitchen which is comprehensively fitted with solid wood cabinetry and granite works tops. The kitchen features a gas AGA and built-in Miele appliances with a central area large enough for informal everyday dining.

    Double doors from the kitchen open into a fabulous orangery with bifold doors opening to the terrace. A study/playroom is off the kitchen to the front.

    Onward from the family kitchen is a boot room with a secondary entrance/exit to the front and leading into a utility room, where there is a door leading to the pool area.

    To the first floor are five bedrooms two of which are en suite and with four enjoying a lovely southerly view out towards the expansive gardens and views beyond. There is a family bathroom and additional shower room.

    Leisure facilities at the house include a gym and an excellent indoor 10 metre swimming pool, where there is access to the garden also.

    Outside the property is approached off the country lane via a picturesque five-bar gate and driveway. There is ample parking to the front and a mature hedge at the boundary affording good privacy.

    There is a detached stone barn which is a generous and versatile space with a first floor. Subject to the necessary planning consents it could provide secondary accommodation or a home office.

    The gardens are a fabulous feature, measuring about 1.34 acres. An area of terrace extends from the orangery, which is ideal for al fresco dining, entertaining and relaxing.

    The gardens feature substantial lawns and distant views to the south. There are numerous mature trees and shrubs throughout this lovely garden with a treehouse and tall mature hedges at the boundaries offering excellent privacy and seclusion.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Wonderful view in a picturesque rural village

Clive MoonProperty agent

Local information

  • Longridge House sits proudly in its plot in the delightful Surrey village of Dockenfield, no more than five miles south of Farnham offering a church, the popular Bluebell pub and many well supported community events and clubs including the annual Dockenfield village fete.
  • Frensham village is close at hand offering a collection of local amenities facilities including a highly regarded pub, The Holly Bush, the Village Community Shop and Post Office. The Recreation Ground has a cricket club, bowls club and tennis club and on the Reeds Road is Squires Garden Centre and Farm Shop which sells locally grown produce.
  • The Georgian market town of Farnham offers a comprehensive selection of amenities, a Waitrose and Sainsbury's, a selection of branded and independent shops and restaurants with a number of restaurants on the picturesque Castle St and Lion and Lamb Yard. The Maltings arts centre offers theatre, film and crafts fairs.
  • Opening soon is the new Brightwells Yard complex bringing a new shopping centre with a six screen cinema, M&S Food, restaurants, town square and public gardens.
  • More extensive shopping and entertainment can be found in Guildford, roughly 15 miles distant.
  • Farnham's main line station provides a good service to London Waterloo in just under an hour. The M3, A3 and M25 are all within easy reach providing swift access to the national motorway network, London (about 47 miles) and Heathrow, Gatwick and Southampton airports.
  • There are excellent local schools including St. Mary's C of E Infant School, Rowledge Primary School, Edgeborough, Frensham Heights and More House in Frensham and Lord Wandsworth in Long Sutton.
  • Golf is also available nearby at clubs including, Hindhead, Liphook, Hankley Common and Blacknest.
  • Dockenfield is surrounded by most attractive open countryside which includes Frensham Common, a heathland of over 922 acres, which is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is home to Frensham Great Pond and Frensham Little Pond.
  • For outdoor enthusiasts, this part of Surrey offers excellent walking, cycling and riding opportunities through the many miles of bridleways and footpaths. Alice Holt Forest is across the road and Hankley Common is also nearby.

Additional information

  • Services; Mains water and electricity and gas. Gas fired central heating. There are also solar panels which feed into the property's electricity and provide a feed in tariff income.
  • Waverley Borough Council - H
  • EPC Rating = D
  • Tenure = Freehold