Characterful property with substantial garden in an edge of village woodland setting
Guinea Cottage is a characterful property with tile hung elevations that in part, dates back to the 16th century. The current owners have made changes to the property that are in keeping with and have enhanced the accommodation. Throughout, there are exposed beams and the joinery of doors, windows and skirting boards are all finished in oak.
The entrance porch opens into the open plan family room/dining room and kitchen where there is a magnificent inglenook fire place with log burner. The kitchen area has a pitched roof with exposed warm coloured oak beams and skylights creating a stage for the beautiful hand crafted kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with bespoke timber traditionally styled cabinetry by Aspect Kitchen, appointed with a gas Aga with integrated electric oven and gas hob module, Miele built in fridge and freezer, two dishwashers and a wine cooler. There is underfloor heating beneath the stone floor of the open plan space and there are a set of double doors leading onto the rear terrace. Beside this family living area is a utility room, with great storage, a laundry chute from upstairs, cloakroom and access out to the garden. The drawing room is an impressive space with exposed beams, wide inglenook fireplace and French doors at either end out to the surrounding garden. There is also an additional snug/family room.
The first floor accommodates a master bedrooms with en suite and balcony overlooking the garden. There are an additional 3 bedrooms all with built in wardrobes. The bathroom on this floor is very well appointed with freestanding bath with views over the garden and a wet room style shower. On the second floor there is an additional bedroom and shower room.
Gardens and Grounds
The gated driveway creates a grand approach to the property as it sweeps around the tree line that borders the grounds. The driveway arrives to the side of the house where there is space for parking. There is an outbuilding near the house which is made up of two workshops, a store and a log store. At the start of the drive is another garage/garden store.
The garden and extensive lawns surrounds the cottage on all sides and the mature treeline creates a complete sense of privacy to the property and gardens. The garden is laid to lawn bordered by an range of mature trees and leads down to a delightful area of woodland. In all the grounds measure approximately 2.32 acres
Services: Mains gas, electricity and water. Private drainage. Gas fired central heating.
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council 01483 523333
Fixtures & Fittings
All fitted carpets, curtains and light fittings are included. Garden statuary is specifically excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
View payable Stamp Duty for this property
A beautiful period home with a skilful extension providing a stunning traditional kitchen and open plan family kitchen ideal for entertaining. The character of the property has been looked after throughout. The drawing room is a particular features with its magnificent Inglenook fireplace.Rory McKenzie