Burrows Lane, Gomshall
A superb four-bedroom detached family home with a vaulted oak framed kitchen/dining/family room and a wonderful rural outlook, a separate studio/annex, landscaped gardens, and a terrace with an outdoor kitchen/bar. In all 0.59 acres.
Whispering Oaks is positioned at the head of a large front garden area with a private gravelled driveway and ample parking.
A stunning Oak framed porch has been added to give the house a real sense of arrival. Leading from the entrance hall is a drawing room, sitting room and garden room.
The current owners have added a significant, vaulted, Oak framed kitchen extension creating the most spectacular entertaining space. With muted tones, the shaker style kitchen has a chic country feel. There is ample cabinetry, built in full height fridge and separate freezer plus a helpful, concealed larder cupboard. A red Rayburn adds a splash of colour and is supplemented by a double electric oven and separate gas hob. The central island doubles as a breakfast bar and cupboard storage and built-in dishwasher below.
The kitchen area opens to the dining space under the vaulted ceiling. This dining area has the most amazing, full height glazed gable wall framing the view of the surrounding hillside and fields beyond. The open plan space extends into a seating area that, in turn, opens into a separate sitting room and garden room. On the other side of the kitchen is a large utility/laundry room and study.
Upstairs, a wide and bright landing gives access to:
The Master bedroom suite comprising a sumptuous bedroom, with French doors and a Juliet balcony to drink in the views, plus a dressing room and en-suite bathroom.
Three further double bedrooms and family bathroom complete the 1st floor accommodation.
The private gravelled driveway with central turn circle offers ample parking.
The garage still has the original twin sets of garage doors with the left-hand side now a generous storage room, whilst right-hand side gives access to the annex.
The studio/annex has a fitted kitchen, shower room and good-sized living/bedroom area.
Whispering Oaks has an impressive rear terraced area with a lovely pergola and outside kitchen/bar area. The lawned garden is edge by mature and well planted flower borders. Along the right-hand side is a large pond with an elevated covered seating area behind and a more open terrace section with the most wonderful landscape views.
In all 0.59 acres.
Located in a commanding position along a rural lane not far from the centre of Gomshall Village, Whispering Oaks is the perfect family home with delightful views towards the North Downs and rolling countryside. The attractive and historic village of Gomshall is positioned either side of the A25 with access to the most wonderful walks around the North Downs and further into the Surrey Hills. It has a train station and the newly renovated Gomshall Mill public house serving excellent local food and beverages.
Neighbouring Shere is situated in the Surrey Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering miles of glorious countryside for walking, cycling and riding. This sought-after village boasts an ancient parish Church, two public houses, a village store and post office for daily needs plus doctors surgery and dispensary. In addition to the village cricket green, Shere enjoys the benefit of its own Lido which is much prized by the local community.
More comprehensive shopping and leisure amenities may be found at Guildford, Cranleigh and Dorking with each being easily accessible and providing excellent stores, restaurants, recreational facilities and mainline rail connections to London Waterloo (35 min) and Victoria (55 min). There is quick access to the M25 putting central London and the international airports of Gatwick and Heathrow within easy reach. The general area is particularly well served by excellent private schools including the Shere Primary, nearby preparatory Belmont and The Duke of Kent together with several renowned schools in Guildford, Cranleigh and Bramley.
Guildford Town Centre & Mainline Station (London Waterloo 35 min) 12.2 miles
Woking Station 11.1 miles (London Waterloo 27 mins), Effingham Junction 8.2 miles Gomshall Station (Gatwick & Guildford link) 1 miles, Central London 33.2 miles
- Oak framed vaulted entrance porch
- Drawing room, sitting room, study, garden room
- Vaulted oak framed kitchen extension with a Rayburn
- Open plan dining and family area
- Utility, pantry/boot room, cloakroom
- Master bedroom with dressing room, en-suite and Juliet balcony overlooking the gardens
- Three further double bedrooms and family bathroom
- Private gravelled driveway with space for several cars
- Detached ancillary accommodation with a kitchenette and shower room.
- Beautifully landscaped front garden with a delightful terrace
- Landscaped rear gardens with large pond and raised terrace area
- In all approx. 0.59 acres