Set within the parkland estate surrounding the Bath Stone Mansion at Ottershaw Park, this fine home with accommodation over 3 floors, not only benefits from the communal formal grounds and use of tennis courts, but also its own private courtyard and a separate lawned garden. With a wealth of original features intact and sympathetic improvements made throughout its long lifespan, this home represents something beyond the ordinary, and we feel will prove an incredible home for the incoming buyer.
An elegant reception hall is the first impressive starting point of this home with interesting shaped ceiling and a timber staircase, a large walk-in understairs coat cupboard and downstairs cloakroom. There are two rooms on this floor - one an en-suite bedroom plus a further room that could be a bedroom or reception/office. The bedroom has a built-in double wardrobe and an en-suite shower room. The other room has built-in high level cupboards.
A quite wonderful full-width kitchen/dining room, floored with herringbone parquet is beautifully fitted with a fabulous and comprehensive range of bespoke hand-built cupboards and drawers in cream and natural wood, complemented by extensive granite worktops incorporating a central unit. Fitted appliances include a 110cm Falcon five-burner gas range with extractor hood above and a separate microwave with warming drawer below and full height individual fridge and freezer and recently installed water softener. Within the dining area is a glorious open fireplace (with capped chimneys) and to both recesses delightful hand-built oak display shelves & cupboards. Casement doors lead out to the courtyard. A separate utility room has space and plumbing for tumble dryer and washing machine.
A turning staircase leads upstairs to the first floor landing and the most superb sitting room which expands the full width of the house with windows looking across the rear. This elegant room is so spacious it features two fireplaces at either end both with bespoke bookshelves, display shelves and cupboards within the recesses. Also on this floor are two more bedrooms including the master, fitted with range of wardrobes and luxurious en-suite shower room. The family bathroom can also be found on this floor. Stairs lead to a second floor landing with a huge bedroom which could have a multitude of uses in addition to just being a bedroom.
The Bothy is approached via a separate entrance to that of the main Ottershaw Park driveway. This private drive leads past some lovely little cottages and a delightful row of amazing hydrangeas, to a front courtyard to the fore of The Bothy.
Intriguingly, this property comes with two areas of garden: a private and most attractive rear courtyard, attractively hard landscaped and perfect for eating al-fresco. A rear gate takes you beyond a parking lot to a further area of private garden enclosed by hedging and fencing with a garden shed.
The property will come with a private double-width garage with remotely controlled up and over door. It is currently in the process of being legally transferred into our clients name and will have a lease of over 900 years.
Maintenance charge of £250 per annum payable to the Ottershaw Park Estate Co Ltd
The history of Ottershaw Park begins in April 1761 when Thomas Sewell a barrister of Lincoln Inn Fields bought Ottershaw Farm from The Reverend Thomas Woodford, cleared it away and built the first Ottershaw Park mansion. Over the years it has been used in several guises, notably a hospital during WW1 and a college after WW2. In early 1945 Ottershaw school was founded and classes were held in the Mansion block and in The Bothy. Several houses in the grounds were occupied by members of staff.
Ottershaw Village is a short distance away and offers a range of everyday shops and local pub. The location lies between Heathrow and Gatwick airports as well as the A3, M25, M3 and M4. Nearby sporting facilities including golf at Foxhills Country Club, Queenwood and Wentworth. Other busy centres locally include Woking 3 miles and Weybridge 5 miles both, of which offer a mainline station into London Waterloo. Several local private and state schools are close by.