Holmbury Hill Road, Holmbury St. Mary
A quintessential English country cottage situated in an elevated position in the heart of the Surrey Hills with direct access onto The Hurtwood. With four double bedrooms, three bathrooms and four receptions rooms plus the added benefit of a single garage with additional driveway parking.
Garden Cottage is a beautifully refurbished, extended and immaculately presented quintessential period cottage. Positioned on the edge of the picturesque village of Holmbury St Mary and set in an elevated position.
This charming cottage has an abundance of ground floor reception space. The main drawing room has a fabulous, vaulted ceiling triple aspect windows and French doors to a sun deck to enjoy the Southerly facing aspect and garden views. A newly installed contemporary wood burning stove is the perfect for those cold winter evenings. The kitchen has been fully renovated with coloured shaker style units, stone worksurfaces and fitted appliances. A breakfast room with fabulous hillside views and separate utility room all add to the usable family space.
Leading from the central inner hallway is a good-sized dining room with an open-hearth fireplace and easterly facing windows. This room leads through to a generous family room which has double doors to an attractive terrace to the front. Also leading from the family room is a study.
A central staircase leads to the 1st floor landing which has the most fabulous box bay window with far reaching views across the neighbouring woodland and valley beyond.
The master bedroom is immaculately presented with two sets of double fitted wardrobes, dual aspect windows and a well appointed en-suite shower room. A guest bedroom is positioned on the Western side of the house with a slightly vaulted ceiling and en-suite shower room. Two further double bedrooms and family bathroom complete the upstairs accommodation.
The cottage is approached via a large private driveway which can provide multiple parking, in addition to the single garage at the head of the drive. The garage has separately accessed loft storage area and electric car fast charging point. The gardens have been beautifully stocked with an array of mature bedding plants, established and mature shrubs and specimen trees.
The garden is arranged with three main terraces retained by dry stone walling. The lower terrace has had an Asian inspired garden installed with creative planting and crushed slate walkways. A pathway leads up through the garden to the upper sun terrace with amazing views and a perfectly positioned summer house with power supply. At the north end of the property a fruit and vegetable plot has been established. Throughout the garden are various terraces and decks which give ample options for enjoying the surrounding landscape and hillside setting.
Garden Cottage occupies an idyllic position within the picturesque village of Holmbury St. Mary set in the heart of the Surrey Hills, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village benefits from a public house, Church, village green and village club. Of note is the surrounding countryside much of which is owned by the Hurtwood Estate providing about 3000 acres of wonderful walking, riding, and cycling. Other popular villages close by are Shere, Abinger Hammer and Peaslake which offer local amenity shops, and the Kingfisher Farm Shop.
More extensive recreational, education and shopping facilities can be found in Cranleigh to the South, Dorking to the East and The County Town of Guildford to the West.
Both Dorking and Guildford offer mainline stations to London whilst nearby Gomshall station provides services to Reading and Gatwick. The A3 / M25 can be accessed at Wisley or alternatively at Leatherhead giving fast access to the national motorway network together with central London and the international airports of Heathrow and Gatwick. The area is well served with schools including, Belmont, The Duke of Kent, Hurtwood House, Cranleigh, St. Catherines, the Royal Grammar and Guildford High to mention but a few.
- Vaulted drawing room, dining room, family room, study/ gym
- Modern kitchen breakfast room with a separate utility room
- Master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room
- Guest bedroom with an en-suite shower room, two further bedrooms and family bathroom
- Double garage, private driveway, electric car charging point
- Beautiful South facing gardens with an upper terrace and summer house
- In all 0.38 acre