Shortheath Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 8SH£1,275,000


Property Summary

A most attractive 4 bedroom Victorian detached character family home offering spacious and beautifully presented accommodation and separate studio/home office in a highly sought after location to the south of Farnham.
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  • • 4 Bedrooms
  • • 2 Bath/Shower Rooms (1 en-suite)
  • • Sitting Room
  • • Playroom/Music Room
  • • Stunning Kitchen/Dining/Family Room
  • • Utility Room
  • • Studio/Home Office
  • • Cloakroom
  • • Parking for 4 Vehicles
  • • Secluded Gardens

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Further Information

A most appealing and beautifully appointed 4 bedroom detached Victorian family home, dating back to approximately 1870 (one of the first Victorian houses built in the area) and having been the subject of considerable improvement, refurbishment and enlargement by the current owners in 2017; yet retaining charm and character. The property also benefits from planning permission having been granted and in perpetuity for further enlargement if required to provide a double storey side extension. Plans available upon request.

Bespoke front door to:
Reception hall with mosaic tiled and oak floor, smart electric meter cupboard housing electric vehicle charger and consumer unit, Nest thermostat.

Staircase to first floor
Understairs recess.

Modern suite in classic white, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, extractor fan.

Sitting Room
Front aspect, attractive tiled open fireplace with slate hearth and ornate mantle and surround, fitted display shelving set either side into alcoves, window shutters.

Playroom/Music Room
Front aspect, attractive bay window with shutters, open fireplace with tiled slips and slate hearth, ornate mantle and surround, fitted shelving and cupboards set either side into the alcoves, oak flooring.

Stunning Kitchen/Dining/Family Room
Rear aspect, delightful outlook over rear garden. Italian porcelain tiled floor throughout with underfloor heating controlled in 3 zones by Nest thermostats.

Kitchen Area
Extremely well fitted and comprising one and a half bowl sink unit with Franke boiling hot water tap and cupboards under, Corian worktops with good range of cupboards and drawers under, matching eye level units, Lacanche cooker (by separate negotiation), Aeg built-in microwave, integrated dishwasher, space and plumbing for American style fridge/freezer, extractor hood. Through to:

Dining Area
Fitted shelving, velux windows. Through to:

Family Area
Wiring for flat screen, vaulted ceiling, bifold doors leading to rear garden.

Utility Room
Side aspect, single bowl single drainer sink unit with waste disposal unit (InSinkErator) with mixer taps and cupboards under, plumbing for washing machine, built-in store cupboard and larder cupboard, cupboard housing Vaillant wall mounted gas fired boiler and megaflo (boiler new 2017 / megaflo new 2020), underfloor heating.

Boot Room
Door to outside.

First Floor
Galleried landing with access to loft via pull down ladder, boarded with light.

Front aspect, into attractive bay window, window shutters, bedroom fireplace.

En-suite Shower Room
Side aspect, frosted window, fully tiled shower cubicle with glass screen, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, extractor fan.

Front aspect, window shutters, attractive bedroom fireplace, fitted shelving into alcoves.

Rear aspect, wonderful views to rear.

Rear aspect, far reaching views, deep built-in wardrobes.

Frosted window, modern suite in classic white comprising panel enclosed bath, mixer tap shower and glass screen, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, part tiled walls, heated towel rail, extractor fan.

Outside - Front
Automatic electric timber double gates to shingled driveway providing parking and turning for several vehicles, screened by mature hedging, gated access at side to rear, outside power, podpoint EV charger, bin store.

Outside - Rear
Attractive paved patio/sun terrace ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining, areas of lawn, shingled border to side, garden shed, screened and enclosed by mature hedging offering a high degree of privacy and seclusion.

2 bike sheds and a wood store, hot and cold outside tap, outside power, security lights to rear and side.

Detached Studio
Built in 2020 by Booths Garden Studios ( QC6 range. 18" x 12" studio. Oak flooring, 3.5kw aircon/climate control, painted white interior, networked with Cat 6 ethernet cabling and electricity from the house (runs under the garden), verandah.

Services - Mains water, drainage, electricity. Gas central heating to radiators.
Local Authority - Waverley B. C., The Burys, Godalming GU7 1HR 01483 523333
Council Tax - Band G with an annual charge for the year ending 31.03.23 of £ 3,645.86
Miscellaneous - The house has Cat 6 ethernet cabling to family room, dining room, lounge and studio for wired connections. Broadband speeds of approx. 50 Mbps down / 10 up (Swish fibre being installed on the road soon which will offer GIgabit speeds. Alarm system by SLC Alarms with monitoring / police response (monthly subscription required for monitoring).
Tenure - Freehold.
EPC Rating - D

The property is situated in a highly popular location to the south of Farnham convenient to the Ridgway shops offering a Tesco Express, bakery, butchers and Langhams recreational ground. There is an excellent choice of both state and private schools in the area including South Farnham (Primary and Infant) School, Weydon Secondary School, Edgeborough, Frensham Heights and Barfield. 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 Sainsburys, Waitrose, DC Leisure Centre, David Lloyd Leisure Centre and Farnham's historical deer park offering over 300 acres of beautiful open countryside, providing opportunities for walking and cycling. Travel links are are first class with the A31/A3 and mainline station providing links to London and the South Coast. The A331 Blackwater Valley road links Farnham with the M3, M25 and Heathrow.

Farnham town centre 1 mile (Waterloo from 53 minutes)
Guildford (A3) 9 miles, London 40 miles
(All distances and times are approximate)

Leave Farnham via the A287 Firgrove Hill and continue to the top. At the traffic lights turn right into Ridgway Road which becomes Shortheath Road. Shortheath Cottage can be found along on the left hand side.

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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.