Leigh Lane, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 8HP£1,000,000
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An enchanting former coach house by renowned local architect Harold Falkner, occupying a wonderful plot the whole extending to approximately 0.56 of an acre in this highly sought after private and prestigious lane in the Bourne area of South Farnham
- • 2/3 bedrooms
- • 2 bathrooms
- • Kitchen/dining/family room
- • Sitting room
- • Occasional bedroom 3/Study/TV room
- • Spacious detached double garage with:
- • Annexe (guest suite/home office) above garage
- • Wonderful gardens and grounds
- • The whole extending to approximately 0.56 of an acre
- • Tremendous scope for enlargement s.t.p.p.
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Sands Cottage was the former coach house to Sands Lodge (formerly Cheniston) dating back to 1910 and forming part of a Falkner development of 3 prestigious properties each with a coach house. Remodelled and split from the main house we understand in the 1960s. The property has undergone sympathetic enlargement, retaining considerable charm and character and benefitting from a separate and most attractive, spacious detached double garage and annexe/guest suite/home office above, with direct access to the rear garden. The property offers tremendous scope for enlargement subject to planning permission.
Part Glazed Front Door to:
Entrance porch with quarry tiled floor. Front door to:
Triple aspect with wonderful high ceiling.
Twyfords butler sink, hardwood worktops with cupboards and drawers under, eye level cupboard and shelving unit, plumbing for washing machine, plumbing for slimline dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer, attractive fireplace with ceiling height brick chimney breast housing Rayburn Nouvelle cooker (also serving the heating and hot water), half panelled walls, picture rails, quarry tiled floor, casement double doors to front courtyard.
Staircase to First Floor
Landing , window to side. Door to:
Triple aspect, attractive fireplace housing log burner, wall light points, casement double doors to outside and attractive paved seating area.
Occasional bedroom 3/Study/TV room
Double aspect, delightful views over the rear gardens, fitted wardrobes and dressing table.
Frosted window, panel enclosed bath, mixer tap and over the bath Aqualisa power shower, glass screen, WC, vanity wash hand basin with cupboards under, heated towel rail.
Stairs to Second Floor
Double aspect, delightful outlook, eaves storage, access to loft.
Side aspect, panel enclosed bath, vanity wash hand basin with cupboards under, WC, airing cupboard housing hot water tank, fitted immersion.
Detached Double Garage
Twin timber double doors, power and light.
Annexe (Guest Suite/Home Office) above garage
Quadruple aspect, vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, built-in cupboards, oak floorboards, casement double doors to Juliet balcony. Shower Room: Triton shower, WC, wash hand basin, radiator, part tiled walls. Casement double doors to rear garden.
Garden Store Room/Wine Store
Power and light, door to outside.
Providing parking for several vehicles. Timber and wrought iron gates lead to:
Wonderful Front Courtyard Garden
Enclosed by brick walling, ornate fishpond and raised borders, Strawberry tree, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. Gated access at both sides to rear garden. Steps lead to:
Delightful rear garden
The gardens and grounds are undoubtedly a stunning feature with large areas of lawn, interspersed with a variety of mature hedging, shrubs and specimen trees, attractive paved terrace/seating area and log store. Kitchen garden screened by hedging. Greenhouse. Large timber garden shed to rear. The whole extends to approximately 0.56 of an acre offering privacy and seclusion. Brick coal store.
Services - Mains water, electricity and gas. Rayburn Nouvelle serves central heating and hot water. Double glazing. Private drainage.
Local Authority - Waverley Borough Council, The Burys, Godalming, GU7 1HR 01483 523333
Council Tax - Band F with an annual charge for the year ending 31.03.23 of £3,159.73
EPC rating - F
Tenure - Freehold
Sands Cottage is set along a quiet private lane with no through traffic and offers immediate access via public footpaths to the renowned Bourne Woods, ideal for walking, running, cycling and riding. Situated to the South of Farnham in a highly sought after, private and prestigious location, the property is within walking distance of the Georgian town centre and main line station. Lower Bourne offers a store/post office, chemist, newsagent, Doctors' surgery, Veterinary clinic, public houses and the Bourne Green and Bourne Woods. 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, cricket and tennis clubs, and Farnham's historic deer park offering over 300 acres of beautiful open countryside. There is an excellent choice of both state and private schools in the area including Waverley Abbey, South Farnham School, Weydon Secondary School, Edgeborough, Frensham Heights, Barfield and St Polycarps. The surrounding area boasts many miles of open countryside much of which is under the ownership of the National Trust. There are also a good selection of golf courses in the area, including Hankley, Farnham and Puttenham, as well as sailing at Frensham Great Pond. Communications are first class with the A31/A3 providing links to London and the south coast. The A331 Blackwater Valley road links Farnham with the M3, M25 and Heathrow.
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)
Leave Farnham via South Street and go straight over the A31 dual carriage way towards the station. Turn right into Tilford Road and continue for about a mile. Turn right into Leigh Lane where Sands Cottage can be found along on the right hand side.
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