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Price Guide £560,000 - £600,000 Freehold
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A truly delightful 3 bedroom period cottage, offering surprisingly spacious accommodation and bursting with character, charm and appealing features, situated in a wonderful rural location overlooking Smithwood Common and the distant Surrey Hills. EPC Rating 'D'

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Price Guide £560,000 - £600,000 Freehold

First impressions can be deceiving and this wonderful cottage is an outstanding example. Offering surprisingly spacious accommodation, this unique home has been modified and extended by the owners and now provides a lovely living environment with versatile space. Located in a rural position in a small enclave of similar homes, the property enjoys an open outlook over Smithwood Common towards the Surrey Hills, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. The property has a welcoming feel with plenty of character with features such as original fireplaces and strip pine doors. Both of the principle living rooms feature fireplaces and are of a generous size with the lounge having a glorious view over the common and the dining room having plenty of space for occasional furniture. The elegant conservatory overlooks and has access to the rear garden. The kitchen has a designated utility area which in turn provides access to the downstairs WC. All three bedrooms are a generous size each having an aspect over the front or rear of the property, all served by the large modern wet room. The distinctive charm continues on the outside of this home with the enchanting cottage style garden, a plethora of colour and enjoying the optimum sunny southerly aspect.

* Elegant period cottage with an abundance of charm and character.

* Appealing entrance porch and excellent size hall.

* Well proportioned reception rooms with the lounge featuring a bay window providing a delightful outlook over the common together with an exposed brick fireplace and chimney breast, with fitted log burner, whilst the dining room is an excellent size and features a cast iron fireplace with tiled inserts as the focal point.

* Impressive period style conservatory with a lovely outlook and access onto the garden.

* Fitted kitchen with a range of cream Shaker style units with complimenting Beech block preparation surfaces and incorporating a fitted oven, hob and dishwasher, together with an adjoining utility area with space for further appliances.

* Principle bedroom with far reaching views over Smithwood Common and towards the Surrey Hills and also benefitting from a built in wardrobe. The remaining first floor accommodation comprises a second well proportioned bedroom with a wardrobe, and a large wet room fitted with a modern white suite. A skilfully designed staircase leads to the second floor where the characterful double bedroom includes a vaulted ceiling with Velux windows offering countryside views and creating a light bedroom environment.

* Wonderful cottage garden with an abundance of mature plants and shrubs and enjoying a south westerly aspect.

* Off street parking.

  • Delightful Rural Outlook Towards The Surrey Hills
  • Surprisingly Spacious Accommodation
  • 3 Bedrooms, 2 Reception Rooms, Conservatory
  • Immense Character And Charm
  • Well Presented Throughout
  • Wonderful Southerly Facing 'Cottage Style' Garden

Garden and Exterior

The property is approached via a appealing lane that crosses Smithwood Common and leads round to the cottage with off street parking. The garden is mainly lawned with stock flower borders with a brick paved path leading to the front door and continuing to a gate to the side of the house allowing access to the rear garden. A prominent feature of the property, the garden is a true cottage garden, stocked with an abundance of flowering plants and shrubs surrounding a central area laid to lawn. There is a wildlife pond and two sheds for external storage. The garden enjoys a sunny southerly aspect whilst adjacent to the house is a secluded patio area which can be directly accessed from the conservatory.


Smithwood Common is a hamlet with a wonderful rural feel and beautiful surrounding views towards the Surrey Hills, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty to the north west of Cranleigh, offering some of the best walking, riding and cycling countryside to be found in the South of England, literally on the doorstep. The village of Cranleigh is located 10 miles to the south of Guildford, which has a mainline station with a fast service into Waterloo and access to the A3 for the M25 and central London. Cranleigh village has an art centre, a brand new health centre, library and leisure centre, as well as a range of shops. These include a butcher, fishmonger, Marks and Spencer ‘Simply Food ’, two supermarkets and a wide range of independent retailers.