Nestled amongst beautiful ancient woodland, the delightful Chelsham Common is conveniently positioned 1 mile from the bustling village of Warlingham on the edge of the North Downs. Steeped in royal history this little hamlet boasts some of East Surrey's most popular eateries and a tantalising 12 golf courses within a 20 minute drive.
A private road leads to a gated entrance presenting the main house, barn and garage. The driveway provides ample parking for several cars and larger machinery. The 70 year old home has an interesting layout combined with a plot of approximately 0.75 acres of mature and beautifully presented gardens.
West View's size and scope is perfect for the growing family that desire something special and unique. A sizeable porch, greets you on entering the main house. The 'snug' sitting room imparts a welcoming first impression with dual aspect windows and pretty cast iron fire place. A stylish light coloured oak floor has been laid throughout the hallway and most of the ground floor rooms accentuating the feeling of space. Doors lead off the hallway right and left with the generous second bedroom benefiting from a dressing area and spacious en-suite. The main reception room also has dual aspect views over sections of the garden, including the orchard, this is a stunning room with a dining area which can comfortably seat ten, a glorious open fireplace and snug seating area, the room is flooded with light from two sets of double doors. The warm, country style kitchen centred around the Aga has ample storage, integrated appliances and a practical layout for cooking. A utility area is ideal for the laundry facilities and houses the Megaflow boiler. The third bedroom is neutrally decorated and currently doubles up as a home office whilst a modern shower room completes the ground floor.
Stairs climb to the first floor landing, to the right is a sumptuous, dual aspect master bedroom which encompasses the entire depth of the building with a cleverly designed en-suite shower room. Double glazed patio doors open onto a railed roof terrace, a perfect spot to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or an evening glass of wine. The fourth bedroom with en-suite and dressing room, is particularly light and airy also with doors onto the roof terrace and an impressive spiral staircase to the garden.
The grounds of this home are unique and special, with numerous features to charm and surprise the occupier and guests. Areas include herb garden, laid to lawn area perfect for playing ball games, a summer house with power and light, ornamental pond and an orchard with a variety of fruit trees including plum, apples and pears.
The vaulted barn comes equipped with a modern kitchenette, W.C and a stunning log burner and beautiful wooden double glazed doors. The barn would be a wonderful place to run a business (subject to necessary consents) or fantastic for entertaining and parties.
Chelsham Common has a distinctly tucked away feeling despite having a vast selection of amenities close to hand. The Harrow, Bull Inn & White Bear 'gastro' pubs positively spoil you for choice in an idyllic countryside setting all within an enjoyable 1.5 mile stroll. The north downs area of outstanding natural beauty is easily accessible adding numerous walking routes nearby with a selection of equestrian and cycling treks offering more strenuous activities for adventurous families. Upper Warlingham station is just 2.7 miles away making this a superb option for commuters into central London, equally simple is access to the M25, just 4.5 miles, providing swift connections to the South East. There are sought after local schools including Warlingham Park School, Warlingham, Royal Russell with a multitude of alternatives close by.
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