An attractive 5 bedroom house with a detached studio and swimming pool, situated in one of Witley’s most sought-after private roads immediately surrounded by glorious countryside, just 180 yards from the National Trust Common. This impressive house which sits on a plot of approximately 0.3 acres has been extensively renovated by the current owners and finished to the highest standards.
The property has been cleverly designed to offer a practical and social layout for family living and all of the rooms are of excellent proportions with high ceilings thought-out. One of the first things that is noticeable upon entering Birch Farm House is the huge amount of natural light the house offers, thanks to the abundance of large windows with many of the rooms having a double or triple aspect view and all rooms enjoy a green leafy outlook. A viewing is essential to appreciate the quality and meticulous attention to detail.
The 21ft triple aspect living room enjoys a bay fronted window, sliding French doors leading out onto the patio and has a Stovax wood-burning stove which is inset to create a sleek look and is finished with a light stone hearth. The dining room is a very generous size and offers space for a large dining table as well as a more intimate seating area, ideal for enjoying after dinner drinks or reading. The bay fronted kitchen/breakfast/family room has access to the garden and is fitted with light solid wood units providing ample storage, and includes a 5-ring range cooker with wok burner, built in dresser unit, new built in dishwasher, American fridge-freezer with water dispenser, built in Neff microwave and island unit with breakfast bar. These three principal rooms all enjoy a delightful view over the garden. A separate pantry, open study area, utility room and well-appointed cloakroom complete the accommodation on the ground floor.
Upstairs the master bedroom suite is a particularly nice feature of the house and boasts a symmetrical double window setting which perfectly frames a super king size bed and creates a stunning surround. This light and airy room has three double built in wardrobes providing plenty of storage. The luxury en-suite bathroom is well appointed with high quality fixtures and fittings, contemporary sanitaryware and designer Geberit chromeware and comprises of a walk in shower with a feature tiled wall, rainfall shower plate with additional wand and raised towel rail, double basin vanity unit, bath with shower and separate towel rail & a W/C. Small details such as the inset mirrored shelving and mounted shower dispensers give a boutique feel. There are 4 further bright double bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor.
Further details include remote control blinds fitted in all of the bedrooms, new flooring and carpets throughout, new heating system with Nest smart control, newly fitted down lighting throughout, new double glazed windows throughout, an electric car charging point, and an alarm system.
The well secluded rear garden which has a sunny westerly aspect is mainly laid to lawn and offers a good degree of privacy. The attractive rear aspect is clad with stunning Boston ivy, renowned for its striking red colour in autumn. There is a large triple aspect detached studio with French doors, ideal to use as a home office or gym. The swimming pool enjoys a sunny position in the garden and is finished with a flagship stone paved surround. There are also two garden stores. To the front, mature beds with well-established trees and shrubs provide a good screen to house. There is a garage fitted with an electric door and a carport, both fitted with ample power points. There are two driveways either side of the house providing plenty of additional parking and there is potential to create an in and out driveway.
Gasden Copse is a highly sought and peaceful road in the village of Witley, just a stone’s throw from Mare Hill Common, which stretches over 40 hectares of heathland and woodland and adjoins Witley & Milford Common. The village of Witley sits between the Surrey Hills & the South Downs, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is a good selection of local amenities including a grocery store, 2 country pubs, playground, church and a doctor’s surgery & chemist. Godalming and Haslemere are nearby and provide an extensive range of facilities including high street & boutique shops, supermarkets, cafés, restaurants, and leisure facilities. The A3 provides easy access to Guildford, London, Gatwick & Heathrow and the south coast. Milford Train station is just 1.7miles away and provides an excellent service to London Waterloo on the direct line (from 50min to London Waterloo). Witley, Wormley, Godalming & Haslemere train stations are also close by. There is an excellent choice of public, private and state schools in the area and there are fantastic recreational activities available for families to enjoy. The property is ideally situated within walking distance of Chandler Junior School and within easy reach of the sought after Rodborough Secondary School (0.8miles). Other schools nearby include King Edward’s (2.3miles), Charterhouse (4.6miles) and Aldro (4.7miles). There is also racing and flying at Goodwood, sailing at Chichester Harbour, polo at Cowdray, and golf at West Surrey, Liphook & Hindhead to name few. In addition, the stunning surrounding countryside, including Black Down, The Surrey Hills & The South Downs National Park, offer excellent walking, cycling & riding.