Located in a well-regarded residential road, within a quarter of a mile of Cranleigh High Street; this bungalow was built in the 1920’s and a large rear extension has just been completed and the property has been comprehensively refurbished. It now offers light, open plan reception space and a versatile arrangement of bedrooms and bathrooms. EPC Band D
The property is approached by a carriage driveway, which is screened by a mature laurel hedge. The front door opens into a wide entrance hall, with a large coat cupboard and separate cloakroom. To the rear of the property is a large open plan sitting room, which enjoys underfloor heating and an open outlook over the garden through a set of bi-folding doors that extend across the rear elevation; ideal for entertaining in the summer months. The adjoining kitchen is fitted with a range of Shaker style units, granite worktops, a built in dishwasher and a stainless steel range cooker and extractor. The separate utility room houses the central heating boiler, a pressurized hot water system and is fitted with a sink, worktop and space below for a further fridge and plumbing for a washing machine.
Bedroom 1 enjoys a double aspect with a bay window to the front aspect. The adjoining en-suite is fully tiled with a modern white suite of bath, toilet and a suspended basin and vanity unit. It also has a separate double shower cubicle with a glazed screen, and a chrome heated towel rail. Bedroom 2 also benefits from an attractive bay window and an en-suite bathroom which is fully tiled, with a chrome heated towel rail and a white suite of bath, toilet and suspended basin and vanity unit. As well as being an attractive guest bedroom, it would also make a well-proportioned second reception room. From the entrance hall, a turning staircase leads to Bedroom 3, which has a dormer window overlooking the garden and a third ensuite bathroom, which is fully tiled and fitted with a white suite of bath, basin and toilet.
The garden is well screened by mature laurel hedges on the rear and west boundary, with close board fencing on the east boundary. The majority of the garden is lawn, which is interspersed with a variety of specimen trees and bushes. A paved terrace runs across the width of the property and a paved pathway continues down the east side of the property to the front.
Location and Amenities
Cranleigh lies in the Weald on the main route from Guildford to Horsham and is said to be the largest village in the country. It also sits at the foot of the Surrey Hills, which provide some of the finest views in the south east of England. Over 3,000 acres of woodland and heathland is held in trust and open to the public. It is therefore a haven for walkers, horse riders and cyclists.
Stockland Square, in the centre of the village, was built on the site of the former station. The refurbished square now boasts an attractive range of shops, and the High Street boasts two independent department stores, M&S Food and a selection of restaurants and cafes, many with pavement seating.The modern Health Centre, Leisure Centre and Arts Centre are situated at the southern end of the High Street. There are two supermarkets and a healthy variety of independent shops and established High Street stores.
Cranleigh Common has a cricket green with long established cricket club. Cranleigh School is one of the UK’s leading public schools. It was founded in 1865 as the Surrey County School for farmer’s sons and still has a farm and stables today. There is also a good choice of schooling in the state sector.
The County town of Guildford is 8 miles away and provides a mainline train station with a fast service to Waterloo. The A3 also provides quick access by car to the M25 and central London. Guildford also provides a diverse range of social and recreational facilities; including theatre, cinema and The Spectrum for ice skating, bowling and most sports. The cobbled High Street and numerous Arcades offer a selection of shops, to rival most of London’s famous streets.