Frensham Vale, Lower Bourne, Farnham£1,350,000

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Property Summary

A substantial and most impressive character family home with formal gardens approached via a long sweeping driveway in a much sought after residential area of South Farnham
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KEY FEATURES

  • Fine reception hall
  • Drawing room
  • Dining room
  • Family room
  • Study
  • Kitchen
  • Conservatory/ Sun lounge
  • Cloak/ Shower room
  • Pantry
  • Boot room

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DESCRIPTION:
* Craig-Y-Barns is a most attractive family home originally dating from the late 1930s with later additions, now providing extremely light, spacious and versatile accommodation and benefiting from having a self-contained office suite. The well-proportioned rooms and large windows afford lovely views over the grounds. Period features include ornate cornicing, ceiling roses and open fireplaces.

* A most imposing and particularly fine reception hall, with marbled fireplace, concealed cloaks/store cupboards and open plan staircase gives rise to a galleried landing.

* The drawing room with Inglenook fireplace and concealed lighting enjoys a delightful double aspect with views over the formal gardens.

* The dining room with open fireplace and casement doors to the rear garden leads through to the family room.

* In addition is a separate study and cloak/shower room.

* The kitchen is fitted with maple effect soap edged units and worktops and includes a four-ring ceramic hob, extractor hood, electric double oven, integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer, carousel units and pan drawers, under unit lighting, boiler cupboard, larder cupboard and plumbing for washing machine.

* The kitchen opens through to a sun lounge/conservatory constructed by Exotic Tradition' and incorporating a Bali thatched vaulted ceiling and four separate casement double glazed doors, giving access to a decked terrace.

* A pantry and boot room completes the ground floor accommodation.

* On the first floor the master bedroom with good range of built-in wardrobes boast a far-reaching outlook over the gardens and woodland beyond. Double glazed casement double doors lead to the balcony with iron railings. Secret double doors give access to the dressing room with built-in mirror fronted wardrobes and en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, wash hand basin and w.c.

* There are four further bedrooms, two with vanity wash hand basins and a family bathroom completes the first floor accommodation.


OUTSIDE
* The property is approached via two separate gated entrances with brick pillars and lighting. The in/out driveway provides parking for numerous vehicles and leads to the garage/office complex and forecourt immediately in front of the property. A driveway to the side gives access to the rear.

* The formal gardens are an important feature, adjoining the house is a large paved terrace with sweeping lawns bordered by flower and shrub beds. There is an additional paved seating area with rose arch and barbecue area. Throughout the garden there are a wide variety of roses and an abundance of specimen shrubs and trees, including Rhododendrons and wild Azaleas, Canada and Scotch Pine and Sweet Chestnut. The gardens enjoy a southerly aspect to the rear with the whole extending to approximately 1.4 acres and offering privacy and seclusion.


OUTBUILDINGS
* Detached triple garage with electric up and over doors, power, light and personal door to rear.

* Office Suite * : Door to first floor landing, door to large office suite with separate telephone line, electric heating and enjoying far reaching views over the formal gardens. Cloakroom with w.c. And wash hand basin.

GENERAL
* Services - All Mains Services. Oil central heating.
* Local Authority - Waverley B. C., The Burys, Godalming GU7 1HR 01483 523333.
* Council Tax - Band H with an annual charge for the year ending 31.03.21 of £4,067.82
* Tenure - Freehold
* EPC Rating - F (32)
* Photographs Photographs were taken on a previous summers day.

SITUATION
* Craig-Y-Barns occupies a glorious elevated position tucked away in a semi-rural setting on the favoured south side of Farnham. Excellent local facilities are on hand in the highly sought after village of Lower Bourne offering post office, newsagent, highly regarded local primary school, public house, The Bourne Green, Bourne woods and surrounding countryside renowned for its beauty and providing extensive opportunities for country pursuits including walking, riding, cycling, sailing at Frensham Ponds and golf at The Sands, Hankley Common and Hindhead.

* The Georgian town centre of Farnham offers a comprehensive range of shopping, recreational and cultural pursuits, with bustling cobbled courtyards boasting many shops, caf├ęs 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, providing opportunities for walking, cycling and dog walking.

* There are well-regarded state and private schools nearby including Edgeborough, Frensham Heights and Barfield.

* Communications are first class with access to the M3 gained via the A331 and the A3 can be joined at Guildford via the A31. The A331 Blackwater Valley road links Farnham with the M3, M25 and Heathrow. Farnham mainline station serves London Waterloo within the hour.

LOCATION
* Farnham town centre 2 miles (Waterloo from 53 minutes)
* Guildford 12 miles (Waterloo from 38 minutes)
* A31 2 miles, A3 7 miles, London 40 miles
(All distances and times are approximate)

DIRECTIONS
* Leave Farnham town centre via the A287 Firgrove Hill. At the traffic lights go straight across and on into Lower Bourne. Continue through the village and turn right into Frensham Vale. Continue until the properties end on the left hand side, where you can see black railings which inturn leads to the entrance to the driveway to Craig-Y-Barns with turning circle in and out.

For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these particulars as a general guide only. They are intended to give a fair description of the property but their accuracy is not guaranteed nor do they form part of any contract. All information should be verified by yourself and your professional advisors. We have not carried out a survey nor have we tested the services, appliances and specific fixtures and fittings. It must not be assumed that the property has all or any necessary planning permissions, building regulations or any other consents. Room sizes are approximate and they have been taken between internal wall surfaces and therefore include cupboards, shelves etc. Accordingly they should not be relied upon for carpets, curtains and furnishings.

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Disclaimer

For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these particulars as a general guide only. They are intended to give a fair description of the property but their accuracy is not guaranteed nor do they form part of any contract. All information should be verified by yourself and your professional advisors. We have not carried out a survey nor have we tested the services, appliances and specific fixtures and fittings. It must not be assumed that the property has all or any necessary planning permissions, building regulations or any other consents. Room sizes are approximate and they have been taken between internal wall surfaces and therefore include cupboards, shelves etc. Accordingly they should not be relied upon for carpets, curtains and furnishings.