Hogs Back, Seale, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 1JX | Property for sale | Savills
5,086 sq ft(472.50 sq m)
Guide price £1,250,000

Hogs BackSeale, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 1JX

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in December 2022
  • Extensive garaging for over ten cars
  • Paddock of about 1.75 acres
  • Rural yet convenient location
  • Five/six bedrooms
  • South facing to the front

Unique and versatile property, providing an opportunity to modernize or redevelop (subject to planning consents) with about 2.7 acres.

About this property

  • Approached by a private driveway through double gates, Runfold Manor Studio is a unique property, in secluded location.

    The property comprises of two levels consisting of living and bedrooms accommodation as well as an extensive array of stores and garaging and is thought to formerly have been the former stables and drivers house for Runfold Manor.

    Overall, there is considerable opportunity to make the most of what this property offers either through modernisation or redevelopment, subject to necessary planning consents.

    The property can be entered into via a ground level bedroom/studio where there is a spiral staircase leading up to the living and further bedroom accommodation.

    Alternatively, there is an exterior set of stairs leading to a large cast iron Sydney 'lace' veranda which offers access into the property.

    At the first-floor level the accommodation comprises a sitting room, family kitchen, five/six bedrooms, a bathroom and a guest WC.

    Via sliding doors in one of the bedrooms there is access out and up to a south facing area of land. The area is a glorious area of garden with a far reaching and south facing treeline view.

    The attached outbuildings include a number of garages and store rooms with two sets of large sliding doors directly below the living accommodation providing access to garaging. A further collection of garages is found between numerous storerooms, one which has been used as an office - all set around a courtyard garden

    A ground level, garden facing veranda leads to studio/garage, which does have a separate boiler, providing potential opportunity to create an independent annexe.

    The driveway arrives at the front side of the house where there is a detached garage/store and an established garden, laid out with flowering beds, an area of lawn and a garden room.

    Accessed from this area of garden and behind the property is a paddock measuring about 1.75 acres.

    In all the grounds measure about 2.7 acres.

    Services: Mains water, electricity and gas. Private drainage.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This is such a unique property - overall providing a particular opportunity to modernization or for redevelop (subject to necessary planning consents).

Clive MoonProperty agent

Local information

  • Runfold Manor Studio is situated in a sought-after area of Green Belt between the villages of Seale and The Sands. The Sands is a small village on the southern fringes of Farnham with a church, public house, a local village hall and is home to Farnham Golf Club. The village is surrounded by glorious countryside.
  • The nearby Georgian market town of Farnham with its attractive castle is less than two miles away, offering a range of branded and independent shops and supermarkets including Waitrose. There are a number of coffee shops and restaurants in the town and on the picturesque Castle St and Lion and Lamb Yard. The town plays host to monthly and seasonal markets and the centrally located Malting Arts Centre offers theatre, film and crafts.
  • There is excellent access via the A31, providing a direct route to London and Portsmouth and, via the M25, easy access to the airports and the national motorway network as well as Heathrow, Gatwick and Southampton Airports.
  • Rail communications are also excellent, with main line stations at Farnham, Ash Vale, Godalming and Guildford offering fast and frequent services into London Waterloo (within an hour).
  • There are a number of highly regarded state and private schools in the area, including Guildford County School, Barfield prep and Aldro School in Shackleford. Charterhouse and Prior's Field can be found in Godalming. Edgeborough, Frensham Heights and More House Schools in Frensham with King Edwards and Barrow Hills in Witley. The Royal Grammar School, Lanesborough and Guildford High School are in nearby Guildford.
  • Sporting facilities nearby include The Surrey Sports Park in Guildford and David Lloyd in Farnham. There is a selection of stunning golf courses which include Puttenham, Hankley Common, Hurtmore and West Surrey in Godalming. There is racing at Goodwood, polo at Cowdray Park and sailing at nearby Frensham Pond.
  • This part of Surrey is renowned for its open countryside offering excellent walking and riding opportunities. Of particular note is Puttenham Common, where there are miles of walking, cycling and riding along a number of public foot and bridle paths. In addition, Hankley Common and Frensham Common, both owned by The National Trust, as well as Alice Holt Forest which are all close by to enjoy.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: D