Honey Pot Lane, Nr Limpsfield, Surrey, TN8 6QH | Property for sale | Savills
8,619 sq ft(800.73 sq m)
Guide price £2,950,000

Honey Pot LaneNr Limpsfield, Surrey, TN8 6QH

    Key features

    • Imposing spacious family house
    • Elegant character features
    • Versatile & well-proportioned throughout
    • Home office
    • Detached 3 bedroom annexe
    • Established gardens & grounds of about 12 acres

    A fine, Edwardian country house with elegant proportions & extensive accommodation, situated in a private & rural location with delightful gardens & grounds.

    About this property

    • Galleyswood is an imposing Victorian/Edwardian property set in established gardens and grounds with the benefit of a detached converted Coach House comprising a three bedroom annexe. The house provides elegant well proportioned accommodation arranged over five floors. Features include high ceilings, striped wooden floorboards, impressive oak staircase, sash windows some with shutters, Adams style fireplaces, ceiling roses, cornice and a delightful south facing veranda to the front of the house.

      Elegant formal entertaining areas are provided by the principal reception rooms and generous reception hall. The drawing room has a bay window to the side and decorative windows to either side of the fireplace featuring coloured glass. The dining room also has a bay window and window to the side and Adams style fireplace.

      The family room has an outlook to the front and adjoins the kitchen/breakfast room.

      The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an attractive range of wall and base cupboards with a matching island unit and dresser style cupboards with work surfaces incorporating a butler sink. There is space for a range style cooker, dishwasher and fridge-freezer.

      Completing this floor are a playroom with extensive storage, a utility room with space for appliances and two cloakrooms.

      To the lower ground floor is a cinema with bar area, spacious game room, an office area with adjoining kitchen, wine cellar, store room and boiler room. There is direct access to outside from the kitchen.

      The principal bedroom accommodation is arranged over the first floor and comprises a well proportioned bedroom with bay window and stylish en suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and his and hers vanity unit.

      Four further bedrooms all have attractive outlook over the gardens and are served by a spacious family bathroom with separate shower cubicle. There is a store room/walk in wardrobe completing this floor.

      The second floor provides flexible accommodation comprising a sitting room with kitchen area, three bedrooms and a bathroom. This floor could be used as a flat with access provided by a secondary staircase.

      A spiral staircase with paddle treads rises to the third floor recreation room and access to the attic.

      The Coach House
      Arranged over the ground floor is the spacious double aspect sitting room with brick fireplace with wood burner stove and direct access to the front. The generous triple aspect kitchen/dining room has a range of wall and base units with appliances including electric oven and hob, space for fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer. A cloakroom is accessed from the hall which also provides access to the rear garden.

      To the first floor are three bedrooms and a well appointed bathroom with separate shower cubicle.

      The house is approached via a pair of brick pillars with wrought iron gates over a gravel drive which sweeps around to the front of the house and on to the rear where a single garage can be found.

      The gardens and grounds provide a high degree of privacy to the property with areas of woodland stocked with deciduous trees, located to the perimeter of the grounds. Level areas of lawn extend from an attractive flag stone semi circular terrace flanked by banks of heather beds and a low stone wall. There is established planting in the garden including specimen trees, beech hedging, rhododendrons and oak, beech and a variety of conifer trees. To the south boundary is a superb tree house approached via a timber staircase and comprises a room with mezzanine area. There is also a childs play area in the grounds and an additional tree house located in the main area of the woodland. There is a paddock measuring about 3.5 acres.

      In total the acreage measures about 12 acres.

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    Local information

    • Galleyswood is situated in a splendid rural location on the edge of Staffhurst Wood and enjoys delightful far reaching views across surrounding countryside.
    • Comprehensive Shopping: Edenbridge – 2 miles, Oxted – 3.5 miles, Sevenoaks – 7 miles.
    • Mainline Rail Services: Edenbridge/Oxted to Victoria and London Bridge. Sevenoaks to Canon Street/Charing Cross.
    • Primary Schools: Westerham, Limpsfield, Oxted and Crockham Hill.
    • State Schools: Oxted.
    • Private Schools: Hazlewood mixed preparatory school in Limpsfield Chart. Combe Bank School for Girls in Sundridge. The Public Schools at Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. Ardingly College near Haywards Heath.
    • Leisure Facilities: Limpsfield tennis and squash club. Crockham Hill tennis club. Health centres and leisure pool complex in Edenbridge & Oxted. Various equestrian establishments nearby. Public and private golf courses at Edenbridge, Hever, Limpsfield Chart, Oxted & Tandridge.
    • The M25 can be accessed at junctions 5 or 6 in about 6 miles, which links to the Dartford Crossing, Bluewater shopping centre, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports, London and the suburbs and other motorway networks.
    • All distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Local Authority: Tandridge District Council.
    • Agent Note: Some internal photographs date from 2013
    • Directions: From junction 5 of the M25 take the A25 exit towards Westerham. Having entered Westerham turn left onto Hosey Hill/B2026). Proceed to the end of this road and at the T-junction turn left down the hill passing through Crockham Hill. Continue towards Edenbridge and after about 1.7 of a mile turn right onto Hilders Lane. At the end of this road turn right and continue for about half a mile where Galleyswood will be found on the left hand side opposite Grants Lane.
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G