Bordeaux is a substantial family home which has been extended over the years to provide very spacious light and airy family living. There are five bedrooms on the first floor, two of which are en suite, one with an extra dressing room, and in addition, there is also a family bathroom. On the ground floor, there is a large parquet floored entrance hall with cloakroom and access to three well-proportioned reception rooms and conservatory The large kitchen/breakfast room, with four oven Aga, is’ L shaped’ and forms the hub of the house and opens into the family room and the conservatory. The dining room and sitting room can be separated by bifold doors or combined to form one large room with a wood burner and patio doors to the garden. Bordeaux is approached via a long shared driveway from the Guildford Road, through its own private woodland, to a parking and turning area in front of the house where the detached double garage is situated. The rear garden is a lovely feature of the house and is approximately 200′ long and backs onto private woodland. In all the garden approaches 0.45 acres.
Location & Amenities
Bordeaux is situated near the charming location of Cranleigh, claimed by locals to be “the largest village in England”, with period buildings throughout, notably St Nicolas Church, dating back to the 14th century.
Bordeaux is perfectly placed, within easy access of the village centre, yet in a quiet and peaceful setting. Cranleigh has an excellent range of high street and individual shops including Sainsbury’s, Co-Op and M&S Simply Food supermarkets, restaurants, coffee shops and country pubs, plus a vibrant weekly market. Other amenities within an easy walk include an excellent Sports & Leisure Centre with an indoor pool and gym, the library, Health Centre and Cranleigh Arts Centre.
More extensive amenities can be found in the nearby regional centre of Guildford, with its cobbled High Street and historic buildings. Guildford is readily accessible and offers an eclectic range of shops, an abundance of restaurants and entertainment including The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Electric Theatre and G Live centre.
There are a variety of recreational facilities locally, which include the Cranleigh Golf and Country Club, Guildford or Bramley Golf Clubs and an extensive garden centre. The renowned Cranleigh Cricket Academy and The Cranleigh School Equestrian Centre are nearby, with the Surrey Hills (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) on the doorstep, perfect for walking, cycling and riding.
There are a number of excellent schools in the area, both in the state and private sector. These include the renowned Cranleigh School, Pennthorpe, St Cuthbert Mayne Primary, St Hilary’s, St Catherine’s, Charterhouse, Royal Grammar School, Guildford High and Tormead