Situated in a secluded woodland location, Norney Wood Cottage is a beautiful country house offering six bedrooms and three bathrooms with fabulous accommodation arranged over a versatile living space with mature gardens. Quick access to the A3 linking London with the South Coast. Local train stations within close proximity ,train to London Waterloo direct 33 mins.
The A3 & M25 give easy access to Heathrow and Gatwick International Airports.
Dating from 1930's, Norney Wood Cottage is an exceptional period property, with tile hung elevations and crittall windows typical of the period. The property has been significantly extended by the current owners and now offers a spectacular and charming country house over 3,500 sq ft of living accommodation with a detached home office / cinema space.
* Oak beam main entrance porch, with additional entrance to boot room
* Kitchen breakfast room and walk-in pantry/utility room
* Drawing room, dining room, study
* 2nd kitchen and snug room
* Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom
* 4 further double bedrooms and 1 single bedroom, and 2 further bathrooms
* Detached converted barn converted to home office / studio and cinema room
* Further sheds, greenhouse, summer studio/den
* Gravel in and out driveway, patio, hot tub, wrap around landscaped gardens and mature trees
* In approximately 1 acre. EPC E
The property is conveniently situated just over a mile from the lovely village of Shackleford (voted best top 40 villages in the UK) * with The Cyder House Pub, a well stocked local village shop, with close proximity to Godalming and the Cathedral City of Guildford. The Surrey Hills is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and includes some of the most amazing countryside in the UK
Shackleford has a great selection of schools within easy reach for all age ranges (St Marys, Aldro, Charterhouse, Prior's Field, Guildford High School) stunning walking, paths cycling and mountain biking, direct from the property, and excellent recreational facilities nearby. ( The Telegraph Feb 2021)
The entrance hall, with cloakroom, easily accessible from all rooms on the ground floor, opens out into a central hallway with an ornate tiled floor. A comfortable family room with bay windows, wood panelling, and natural wood floor provides for a dining room or second family room - away from the generously sized double aspect sitting room, with further bay windows and a log burner set in an attractive brick fireplace.. A rear facing double aspect study with open views of the mature woodland-styled garden provides for a quiet and tranquil space, also with fireplace and a high curved cornicing and recessed lighting.
A boot room, directly accessible from both the front of the property and the kitchen behind, ensures a mud-free transit into the house especially on those rainy days with built in cupboards for hanging coats.
The highly specified kitchen breakfast room overlooks the beautiful gardens with two sets of tri-fold doors opening out to a large patio area with the garden beyond, ideal for entertaining
The Shaker kitchen is equipped to the highest standards with underfloor heating, high quality limestone floors, large oak topped island, and granite worksurfaces Additionally, zoned lighting, Belfast sink, two dishwashers and fridges, two full size eye level ovens large AGA, complemented with surrounding Fired Earth tiles, achieve a warmth and character to this very special area creating the central hub of the home.
An adjacent pantry /flower room provides for the practicalities for storage, wines racks, and flower arranging and Butler sink.
On the first floor there is a panelled master bedroom with range of built-in wardrobes, and spacious ensuite with corner bath, walk-in shower, sink, and toilet with bidet. A further three bedrooms and family bathroom provide for an extremely comfortable living space.
Currently arranged with a self-contained two-bedroomed annexe to the right-hand side of the property, consisting of a double aspect sitting room, second kitchen/laundry room, and bathroom. Perfect for providing independent living for family or as rented accommodation. There is complete versatility to open up the annexe adjoining wall for integration into the main house creating one sole property should this be preferred.
An outside converted barn, with independent access, contains a spacious home office and studio/cinema space with underfloor heating, Lutron lighting, independent phone / WIFI facilities, with a rear covered area, ideal for external games.
The wrap around landscape gardens, provides in and out gravel driveway to the front of the property, with beautiful backdrop at the rear of Rhododendrons and an assortment of mature trees, spanning over an acre of space for outdoor living, whether for family activities, gardening and vegetable growing, or just relaxing. A spacious patio area ideal for al fresco dining, with further outbuildings including greenhouse, kids studio and storage sheds, complete this stunning home.