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Effingham
Asking Price £585,000 (Freehold)
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A truly delightful Grade II listed period cottage in the heart of Effingham village's Conservation area yet in a private setting with garden, garage, car port and parking.

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Bishopsmead Parade
East Horsley
Surrey
KT24 6RT

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Description

This pretty cottage is a gem of a find as it is so delightfully private yet situated in the heart of the local village Conservation area with local amenities close by. For lovers of old houses, then look no further as this charming period cottage is believed to have origins dating back to 1540. Its piece de resistance has to be the magnificent inglenook fireplace in the main reception which is a fine example of its kind and sets the scene perfectly. In addition, there are beamed ceilings, lattice leaded windows and the internal wooden latch doors as well black timbered and white plastered walls. The kitchen/breakfast room is a later edition, which blends in well both external and interally with a cottagey feel, providing essential practical space for modern living.

*Kitchen/breakfast room with double aspect, terracotta tiled flooring and partially beamed ceiling. A range of base and wall mounted units, gas cooker, spaces for washing machine, dishwasher, tumble drier and fridge/freezer.

*Semi open plan Sitting room/Dining room with original quarry tiled floor and beamed ceilings. Original front door and inglenook fireplace with turned stairs rising to the first floor.

*Bathroom with wood boarded flooring and a white suite with shower over bath

*Bedroom 1, with double aspect.

*Bedroom 2, with fitted cupboards.

The property is accessed by either a pretty pedestrian path way which weaves its way past the surrounding cottages or via a small driveway leading to the parking/garage area at the bottom of the garden. It is extremely private and peaceful with only the occasional chimes of the church bells to be heard!

Agents note: We understand this property has a flying freehold.

  • Private village location yet close to local amenities
  • Garage, car port and driveway parking
  • Grade II listed with stunning inglenook fireplace
  • Modern kitchen/breakfast room
  • 1.7 miles to Effingham station

Garden and Exterior

The garden is mostly laid to lawn with a paved path leading up from the driveway area. Surrounded by mature hedges and trees, it is a beautifully secluded garden, designed to be fairly low maintenance. There is an area of patio adjacent to the kitchen with a small brick shed for convenient storage. The garage can be used for more extensive storage with the car port adjacent. In addition, the shingle driveway can take parking for several cars.

Location

The cottage is situated in the picturesque Effingham conservation area, a short stroll of the village shops providing everyday essentials. Effingham golf club is within close proximity, whilst nearby Ranmore Common and the Surrey Hills - a designated area of outstanding natural beauty - provides some of the best walking, cycling and horse riding countryside in the South Of England. Effingham junction station is within 2 miles, providing access to London (Waterloo approximately 40 minutes). The A3 is within a few minutes drive allowing easy access to central London and linking with the M25 (Junction10) and to both Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

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