Savills | Farnham Road, Churt, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 2PX | Property for sale
2,861 sq ft(265.80 sq m)
Guide price £1,750,000

Farnham RoadChurt, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 2PX

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Elegant Edwardian proportions
  • Established, landscaped gardens and grounds
  • Glorious elevated country setting
  • Direct access to Frensham Common
  • Farnham town and train station approximately 5 miles away

Late Edwardian country house in a sought after location.

About this property

  • Gatefield is a late Edwardian property that is comfortably located centrally within a plot of approximately two acres, with gardens surrounding it on all sides. Throughout the property the period charm is characterized in the room proportions, large windows and ceiling heights providing a wonderfully light family home.

    An open arched porch gives access into the entrance hall with a quarry tile floor and wall paneling via period oak door. There is also a cloakroom with quarry tile floor.

    The drawing room is a light, elegant room with an open working fireplace and decorative wall paneling. There is a neighbouring formal dining room. Both have parquet floor and fire place and double aspect box bay windows enjoying a view out to the formal garden.

    Via a walk through the butler's pantry where there is an additional sitting room giving further space for entertaining and versatility for family living. This room has sliding door giving access out to the garden and double doors open into a conservatory, which has access at both ends to the garden.
    The kitchen is fitted in a traditional style with an adjoining larder and cloakroom. Accessed from the outside of the property is a generous boot room.

    On the first floor are five bedrooms, four comfortably proportioned doubles and a single. Two of the bedrooms have deep box bay double-aspect windows with a south west facing view across the gardens, another has vaulted ceiling and is also double aspect. All have large windows and enjoy views over the well-kept grounds.

    There are two bathrooms and a cloakroom, all in their original state.
    There is a large loft providing excellent storage and also the potential to convert into second floor bedroom accommodation subject to the usual planning consents.

    Outside, Gatefield is approached via a private graveled driveway bordered by a screen of hedging of rhododendrons and laurel which arrives in front of the house where there is courtyard for parking. The drive leads further on to where there are two detached garages and a workshop.

    On the south west side of Gatefield are the formal gardens with a central lily pond, unique and original stone dovecote and stone pathway and terrace. There is also a second paved terrace that overlooks a generous lawn with a border of mature trees, including Walnut and Monkey Puzzle, and herbaceous hedges.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Pretty and handsome in every way and all set in a picturesque setting.

Laura ReadProperty agent

Local information

  • Gatefield is a wonderfully spacious home set in a glorious elevated country setting between the villages of Churt and Frensham, overlooking Frensham Great Pond.
  • Gatefield has direct access to Frensham Common, an area of heathland of about 922 acres, which is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to its abundant wildlife and plant life is directly accessible from Gatefield. The area is nestled between the South Downs National Park and Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, on the border of Surrey and East Hampshire.
  • The active village of Churt is located equidistant from Farnham and Haslemere. There is a village shop with post office as well as a small group of independent shops and popular village pubs and restaurants. The village also has a pavilion and recreation ground with cricket and football clubs, tennis court, infant school and village hall which hosts many clubs and activities.
  • At Frensham's village centre there is a highly regarded pub, the village community shop and post office. The Recreation Ground has cricket, bowls and tennis clubs and local Squires Garden Centre and farm shop which sells locally grown produce.
  • The Georgian market town of Farnham is no more than five miles away and 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.
  • A further range of shopping, recreational and cultural amenities are available at Haslemere and the nearby county town of Guildford.
  • Gatefield is well connected to London and the South Coast by the A3 and M3. From there, the M25 provides swift access to the national motorway network. and Heathrow, Gatwick and Southampton airports. London Waterloo is reached within an hour from mainline stations at Farnham and Haslemere.
  • There is a good selection of state and independent schools in the area including St John's C of E (Aided) Infant School in Churt, Edgeborough and Frensham Heights in Frensham, The Royal School and St Edmund's in Hindhead, Lord Wandsworth College in Long Sutton, St Catherines, The Royal Grammar School and Guildford High School in Guildford, Charterhouse in Godalming, Bedales in Petersfield and Cranleigh School in Cranleigh.
  • Recreational and sporting opportunities include tennis Bourne Tennis Club and David Lloyd Centre in Farnham. Local golf courses include Hankley Common (in UK top 100), Liphook, Blackmoor, Hindhead and Farhnam. There is also racing is held at Goodwood and Sandown Park, polo at Cowdray Park in Midhurst, shooting at Bisley and sailing at both Chichester Harbour and nearby Frensham Ponds.
  • For outdoor enthusiasts, this part of Surrey offers excellent walking, cycling and riding opportunities across Frensham Great and Little Pond, directly accessible from the property and also across nearby countryside including Thursley Common, Hankley Common, Bourne Woods and Alice Holt Forest.

Additional information

  • Services; all mains services. Mains gas central heating.
  • EPC Rating = F