5 bed detached house for sale in Guildford Road, Normandy, Guildford, Surrey GU3
- 5 bedrooms
- 3 reception rooms
- 5 Bedrooms
- 3 reception rooms
- South facing gardens of two thirds of an acre
- Splash pool
- Tennis court
- Two stables
- Tack room and hay store
Description An attractive versatile family home with lots of potential situated in a village on the rural side of Guildford, with a side plot offering a superb development opportunity subject to the usual planning consents.
The property is well presented with a number of character features including a marble stoned and pillared entrance leading into a spacious hall with parquet flooring and wrought iron balustrade.
The downstairs comprises of a large open plan triple aspect reception room, separate dining room, kitchen - all with doors opening onto the garden. Utility room and cloakroom.
Upstairs there are five spacious bedrooms, the principal comprising of a large ensuite bathroom, dressing area and walk in wardrobe; four further bedrooms and two bathrooms and a secondary staircase giving additional access from the outside to the fourth and fifth bedroom and bathroom so could make an ideal annexe.
The village of Normandy lies on the rural western edge of Guildford and the surrounding area is designated as of Great Landscape Value. Within the village there is a Cricket Club, Tennis Club, Archery Club, Bowles Club, Football pitch, children's play areas, Therapy Gardens and the Village Hall offering a wide variety of activities and classes. There are numerous rural footpaths and bridle ways making it a great place for dog walking and horse riding.
Wanborough railway station is a 15 min walk from the property with connections to Guildford (6mins) and to Reading. From Guildford there is a good service into London Waterloo and Worplesdon, Brookwood and Woking stations are all easily accessible. The A31 and A3 provide easy access to London, the coast, airports and the national motorway network.
There is a good selection of local schools in the area, including those in Guildford and Charterhouse and Prior's Field in Godalming.
The house is set back and approached over a tarmac drive, with parking areas to the front and side and a front lawn with beech hedging providing a great deal of privacy. There is a double integral garage which also houses a new boiler and a side gate leading to the rear.
The south facing gardens contain a wide variety of trees and plants, a gated outdoor splash pool, a hard tennis court (in need of resurfacing), detached stables, tack room and hay store set in a courtyard with light and power allowing easy conversion to a home office if required.
The side plot, currently comprising the stable area and an orchard of apple and pear trees has been designated as in a permitted development area and would offer a good opportunity for a second dwelling subject to planning permission.
Services: All main services connected.
Local authority: Guildford Council
Council tax: Band G View more View less
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