Savills | Longdown Road, Lower Bourne, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 3JS | Property for sale
257.43 sq m(2,771 sq ft)
Guide price £1,950,000

Longdown RoadLower Bourne, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 3JS

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Original Victorian features throughout
  • South east facing garden with terrace
  • Elegant reception rooms
  • Bespoke Neptune kitchen
  • Gated driveway with detached garage
  • Area of private woodland

Magnificent and refurbished four bedroom house forming the major portion of a Victorian Gothic country house with elevated south facing views across the Bourne Valley.

About this property

  • Pine Ridge East is the magnificent and major part of a Victorian Gothic Country House built in1860 which has been carefully and stylishly renovated by the current owner. This is a unique property with classical Gothic characteristics which include a steeply pitched slate roof with fleur de lys ridge cresting, painted brick elevations, stepped gabled parapets with stone capping and finials, narrow lancet windows and mullioned windows.

    Throughout the interiors sympathetically enhance the original features which include incredible ceiling heights, tall sash windows, decorative cornicing, and original ornate tile flooring.

    The entrance is via the original arched oak door into an impressive entrance hall with a restored vibrant Victorian encaustic tile floor, cloakroom/utility and a grand quarter-turn staircase.

    There is an elegant drawing room with high ceilings, tall sash windows, decorative cornicing, ceiling roses, a marble fireplace, and oak floor with underfloor heating. This is a wonderfully light filled room with double aspect southerly views across the garden to the valley beyond, and a bay window with French doors out to the garden.

    A wonderful feature of the ground floor is the open plan kitchen, dining and family room, overall 37 ft, with French doors that open out onto the generous terrace. Oak floor with underfloor heating stretches through the dining and family area to the kitchen area which has the original decorative tiles.

    The kitchen has been fitted with a bespoke Neptune kitchen with Classic Chichester doors, quartz worktops and splash back, an island with breakfast bar seating, range oven and an American fridge freezer.

    Additionally another oak floor and bright reception room provides for a family room, study or 5th bedroom, and also has double doors providing access to the garden.

    The impressive staircase leads up to the first floor which accommodates a principal bedroom which enjoys south and east facing views over the garden and to the views beyond, and also has a contemporary full en suite bathroom with walk in shower, and a dressing area.

    Additionally there are three further double bedrooms which all have amazing ceiling heights and gothic arched windows, and are served by a family bathroom, also fitted in contemporary style. The bathrooms both have underfloor heating.

    Outside, the property is accessed via a gated entrance opening onto a sweeping graveled driveway, bordered by a front garden of lawn, lily pond, and a mixture of mature trees and shrubs.

    The driveway also give access to the detached garage and a number of sheds.

    To the rear is an attractive south east facing garden with a decorative terrace on two levels providing a great space for alfresco dining, and from where you can enjoy views across the Bourne Valley.

    The garden area is mainly laid to lawn with an impressive array of mature trees and planting. There is also a lily pond and greenhouse. From the garden a path leads into an area of private woodland which includes a large clearing, once an orchard.

    In total around 1.6 acres.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Amazing rooms full of light - fabulous!

Clive MoonProperty agent

Local information

  • Pine Ridge East is positioned in the highly sought after area of Lower Bourne, south of Farnham. Being in an elevated position the property enjoys southerly tree top views across The Bourne Valley.
  • At the centre of Lower Bourne there are everyday amenities including a general store with post office, florist, pharmacy, doctor's surgery, veterinary clinic, three good local pubs, nursery schools, church, village green with football, running and cricket clubs, tennis courts and a children's playground.
  • The Georgian market town of Farnham offers an extensive range of branded and independent shops, supermarkets including a Waitrose, coffee shops and eateries including Cote and Gail's Bakery, a number of restaurants on picturesque Castle Street and the Lion and Lamb Yard. A further range of shopping, recreational and cultural amenities are available in the nearby county town of Guildford.
  • Communications are excellent, with Farnham's mainline station providing trains to London Waterloo (within an hour). The A31 providing easy access to the A3, M25 and the national motorway network, as well as Heathrow, Gatwick and Southampton Airports.
  • There is a good selection of schools in the area including South Farnham School, St Polycarp's Primary School, Potters Gate C of E Primary, St. Andrews C of E Infant, Weydon School, Edgeborough, Frensham Heights and More House School.
  • There are many recreational activities locally including gyms and racket sports at The Bourne Club and also David Lloyd, golf at Farnham, Hankley and Hindhead and there is also sailing at Frensham Great Pond. Nearby Bourne Green is at the heart of Lower Bourne and is also home to tennis courts, a play area and is used for cricket and football.
  • Farnham has some wonderful countryside nearby including Farnham Park, Bourne Woods, Hankley and Thursley Common, and nearby National Trust owned beauty spots The Little and Great Ponds, Frensham and the Alice Holt Forest. All provide excellent walking, cycling and horse riding opportunities.

Additional information

  • Services; Mains water, electric, gas. Newly installed private drainage.
  • EPC Rating = D