Botany Hill, The Sands, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 1LZ£1,150,000
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An opportunity to acquire a 4/5 bedroom Arts & Crafts attached family home offering scope for renovation situated in delightful grounds of circa 1.4 acres
- • 4/5 bedrooms
- • En-suite bathroom
- • Family bathroom
- • Sitting room
- • Dining room
- • Kitchen
- • Reception hall
- • Shower room
- • Cellar
- • Sauna
- • Detached double garage
- • Gravel driveway
- • Delightful gardens of circa 1.4 acres
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Believed to date back to 1892, this Arts & Crafts attached period family home offers great scope for the next generation to restore to its former glory.
Once a detached property, it was later converted into two dwellings in 1950. The house still retains strong period features throughout including the original staircase, fireplaces and beautiful high ceiling rooms.
The ground floor consists of a rear aspect fine living area overlooking the gardens and grounds with characterful fireplace feature. There is a separate dining room ideal for formal entertaining leading through to the kitchen positioned at the front of the property. The kitchen offers a range of eye and base level units, worktop surfaces and space for freestanding appliances. The occasional bedroom is just off the hall with the family bathroom within close proximity.
Staircase down leading to Sauna and Cellar.
To the first floor, four generous size bedrooms, an en-suite to the main bedroom and a separate bathroom.
The main house totals in excess of 3000 sq ft.
The property is approached via a shared driveway from Botany Hill leading to driveway parking for numerous vehicles. Occupying a private and secluded plot, the property is surrounded by beautiful gardens and grounds extending to 1.4 acres. Mainly consisting of mature trees and flower beds, there are larger lawn areas as well as an outdoor swimming pool (currently in need of maintenance). Detached double garage.
Services - All mains services. Mains drainage. Shared driveway.
Local Authority - Guildford B. C., Millmead House, Millmead, Guildford, GU2 4BV 01483 505050.
Council Tax - Band G with an annual charge for the year ending 31.03.24 of £3,693.88
Tenure - Freehold.
EPC rating - E
Botany Hill is a sought after location with many individual and substantial properties set in large grounds, in The Sands, a small village on the eastern fringe of Farnham. The area offers an excellent range of both private and state schools including Edgeborough, Barfield, Frensham Heights, Charterhouse, Wellington College and the renowned South Farnham School.
There are excellent opportunities within the immediate area for country pursuits including walking, riding and golf, with much of the neighbouring land belonging to the National Trust, Forestry Commission and RSPB. Sailing is also available at nearby Frensham Great Pond
The Georgian town centre of Farnham offers a comprehensive range of shopping, recreational and cultural pursuits, with bustling cobbled courtyards boasting many shops, cafés and an excellent choice of restaurants. There is a Waitrose, Sainsbury's, Leisure Centre, David Lloyd Club, local rugby, football and tennis clubs, and Farnham's historic deer park offering over 300 acres of beautiful open countryside.
Communications are first class with the A31/A3 providing direct links to London and the south coast. The A331 Blackwater Valley Road links Farnham with the M3, M25 and Heathrow.
Farnham town centre 3 miles (Waterloo from 53 minutes)
Guildford 8 miles (Waterloo from 38 minutes)
A31/A3 1½ mile, London 40 miles
(All distances and times are approximate)
From Farnham take the A31 eastbound towards Guildford and exit at the Runfold junction. Cross over the dual carriageway and at the T-junction turn right towards The Sands. After about 100m bear left into Crooksbury Road (just before Barfield School). Proceed around the S-bend and turn left into Sands Road, signposted Farnham Golf Club. Follow this road into the centre of the village and turn right into Botany Hill. The driveway to Binton Barn East can be located on the left after a few hundred yards (signposted Binton Barn). Follow the private driveway around to the right where Binton Barn East can be found on your left (the black door park opposite).
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