Becket Wood, Newdigate, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 5AQ | Property for sale | Savills
3,399 sq ft(315.78 sq m)
Guide price £1,500,000

Becket WoodNewdigate, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 5AQ

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in December 2021
  • Balanced accommodation of about 3400 sq ft over two floors
  • Mature south facing garden and share of rear paddock
  • Double garage with additional accommodation
  • Stunning outlook onto open parkland

A Detached family home with south facing garden set in 17 acres of communal parkland grounds

About this property

  • A beautifully presented detached family home, remodernised to provide bright and contemporary accommodation of about 3400 square feet, arranged over two floors, in addition to the detached double garage. The house has been upgraded to offer the very highest quality modern fittings and finishes and the result is a beautifully presented, bright and highly practical family home.

    The principal sitting room is triple aspect with a front bay window, feature fireplace and looks out over the pretty garden. There are two further reception rooms. The kitchen/dining room optimizes space and light and provides a lovely view out onto the garden. The kitchen has been fitted to the very highest standard with central island unit and has a separate and useful utility room. There is also a cloakroom on this level.

    On the first floor the principal double bedroom is at the rear with a large en suite shower room. There are four further bedrooms, one of which has an en suite shower room and there is also a family bathroom on this level.

    Outside there is a generous carriage driveway at the front providing off street parking for several cars. The front looks out across open parkland. The large rear garden faces south and has a lovely modern terrace for entertaining with two fitted electric awnings and leads to a spacious lawn with well established borders. This in turn leads to a grassy area within ownership of the property bordering onto private woods. The double garage block/ annexe is detached with covered walkway and has a study and cloakroom on the ground floor and a large games room on the first floor.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

I am sure that this beautiful home is absolutely perfect for anyone seeking an idyllic rural setting. You step out of the front driveway onto gorgeous open parkland grounds.

David ReynoldsProperty agent

Local information

  • This beautiful home is set in 17 acres of private parkland grounds and is located just outside the village of Newdigate. This attractive and vibrant village offers an excellent range of facilities for day-to-day needs, including a comprehensive village store, two pubs, a local farm shop, the 12th Century Church, pre-school and Infants School. The Brocus is a public area with active football, cricket and bowls clubs. Dorking about seven and a half miles away is a bustling market town with several lively pubs and award winning restaurants along with the well known antiques quarter. Dorking also has a thriving cultural and independent shopping scene. It is home to local, independent traders, quirky boutiques and a vibrant art scene. This quintessential market town is becoming renowned for it's local food, pastry, craft spirits and beer, putting Dorking on the culinary radar.
  • Dorking has activities for both active parents and children, like the Dorking Sports Centre, Dorking Halls and the Meadowbank Playground and Softplay as well as historic outdoor spaces at National Trust locations like Polesden Lacy, Leith Hill, Ranmore Common, and Box Hill. The area is also renowned amongst keen cyclists.
  • Reigate is also six miles away and offers an impressive range of shops and services in the best tradition of English rural communities. The picturesque streets have a delightfully modern, cosmopolitan feel and where independent boutiques rub shoulders with popular high street stores. There are also a good number of cafes and coffee shops including Costa and Cafe Nero. Local restaurants include Pizza Express, Bill's, Cullenders Parkside, Wagamama and Nando's. Reigate Priory Park offers many acres of open parkland and excellent facilities including tennis courts, Skate Park and The Pavilion cafe.
  • For the commuter Dorking mainline station offers regular train services to London Victoria and London Waterloo in 52 and 55 minutes, respectively, while Dorking Deepdene station provides services to Reading and Redhill with connections to London Bridge. The M25 (Junc 9) gives access to the international airports of Heathrow and Gatwick (15 minutes by car) as well as the South Coast via the M23.
  • The area is well served by a very good selection of primary and secondary schools including Newdigate infant school, Ashcombe and the Priory as well as Box Hill, Belmont and Hurtwood House. In Reigate options include St. Mary's Prep School, Micklefield, Dunottar and Reigate Grammar.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = C
  • Tenure = Freehold