Rear Elevation
271.09 sq m
Guide price £1,500,000(44.314.512.335 ₫)

Guinea CommonElstead, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 6JF

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Beautifully presented period house
  • Handcrafted kitchen with AGA and built in Miele Appliances
  • Impressive Inglenook fireplaces
  • Idyllic woodland setting
  • Generous gardens and area of woodland
  • Circa 2.3 acres

Characterful property with substantial garden in an edge of village woodland setting

About this property

  • 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

    Tenure: Freehold
    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 McKenzieProperty agent

Local information

  • Milford Station 4 miles (6.43 km), Farnham 6.6 miles and train station (10.6km), Godalming town and train station 5.9 miles (9.4 km), Guildford 10.9 miles (17.5 km), London 40.5 miles (65.1 km). All distances are approximate.
  • The attractive village of Elstead is situated within the Surrey Hills. This thriving village has a shop, public houses, a church, a veterinary practice, a doctor's surgery, dental surgery, recreation ground, which hosts cricket and football according to the season and tennis club. The market towns of Farnham, Godalming and Guildford are within a few miles and offer an excellent diverse range of shopping and recreational facilities.
  • Communications are excellent with the A3 within 3 miles providing good access to the M27, M25, A331/M3 and the national motorway network as well as Heathrow, Gatwick and Southampton airports. Milford is just 4 miles away, with a mainline station going into London Waterloo (from 50 mins) and additional Godalming station provides access to the same service and Farnham station offers an alternative (both offering services to Waterloo within an hour).
  • There is a choice of schools in the area including St James primary school in the heart of Elstead, Edgeborough, Frensham Heights, Charterhouse, Cranleigh, King Edwards, the Royal Junior School and the Royal Grammar School.
  • The house is positioned within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on Bagmoor, which continues onto become Thursley National Game Reserve. Nearby also is Hankley Common, Frensham Great and Little Ponds and The Devil's Punchbowl, all provide wonderful opportunities for walking, cycling and riding.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Farnham town centre, continue east along The Borough, turn right on South Street and continue onto Station Hill with the train station on your right, turn left after the level crossing onto Waverley Lane (B3001) and continue for 4 miles and you shall reach the village of Elstead. Staying on B3001, which has now become the Milford Road and carry on passed Elstead Green then take a right onto Springhill and immediately a left on to Hookley Lane. Continue right through to the end of Hookley Lane. Proceed up the left fork onto the bridleway leading onto Bagmoor Common and the entrance to Guinea Cottage shall be on your right.
  • EPC Rating = C