Upperfield originally dates from the 1930 s and was converted in the mid 1980 s by our clients from a small cottage on a large plot. Undoubtedly the location of this property is its strongest feature having a beautiful plot of over 2 acres backing onto fields. In addition, a large brick built pool house with an incredible vaulted timber roof can be found to the side of the property. The accommodation of the main house centres around a large drawing room with views over the garden from several aspects and a impressive inglenook fireplace with a log burning stove. Glazed internal doors connect to a substantial dining room where a trap door gives access to a wine cellar. The comprehensively fitted "Wrighton" kitchen has Amtico tiled flooring and granite work surfaces, with quality appliances and is an L shape with plenty of surface space. To the ground floor there is also a downstairs cloakroom and a welcoming entrance hall and porch where there are double cloak cupboards and stores. The first floor comprises of four double bedrooms all with fitted or built in wardrobes. The master bedroom enjoys eaves cupboards and a full bathroom with a separate walk in shower cubicle. The family bathroom is also a good size and well fitted.
Services Private drainage to a cesspit. Oil fired central heating.. Mains water and electricity.
Agents note - Please note there is a covenant on the pool house stating that this cannot be converted to living accommodation.
The plot measures about two and a quarter acres and is fully enclosed by fencing, much of which is post and rail creating a lovely open boundary to the rear paddocks. The garden is mainly formal with level lawns, borders, an area of woodland to one side with a variety of specimen trees to include Beech, Red Oak, Chestnut and various fruit trees. An attractive raised York Stone patio garden can be found to the side of the property just off the kitchen via a stable door.
Next to the main house a large detached pool house features a beautiful heated mosaic swimming pool, a boiler room, changing and shower facilities and a stunning vaulted timber ceiling. Other outbuildings include a large workshop with light and power and a wood and machinery store with a variety of built in cupboards. A treble garage with electric operated doors sits to the front of the property where there is ample parking on a pavers driveway and turning space. There is vehicle access to the rear via a large lockable timber gate behind the garage.
Upperfield is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty high in the Surrey Hills, surrounded by large areas of sandy common and heath land including Winterfold, Blackheath and Farley Heath providing some of the best walking and riding countryside in the South of England. This ensures a delightful quiet and very rural setting for Upperfield yet is only about 6 miles to the North West of Guildford. A short distance away the villages of Shamley Green, Albury and Shere offer convenient shops and post offices for daily needs in addition to a farm shop, delicatessen, churches and public houses. A pleasant drive through Winterfold forest leads to Cranleigh, the largest village in England where there is a good range of shopping including supermarkets, speciality shops, banks, restaurants and the leisure centre. Guildford offers a complete range of shopping leisure and cultural amenities as well as a mainline station with a fast and frequent service to London Waterloo in 35 minutes. Good schools in the area include Charterhouse, the Duke of Kent, Hurtwood House, St Catherines and Cranmore. In Guildford the Royal Grammar School, Guildford High, Tormead, Lanesborough and George Abbott are to name but a few of the excellent schools in the area.
Shamley Green 2.5 miles -Shere 2.5 miles - Cranleigh 5 miles - Guildford 6 miles - London 34 miles