Set in the heart of the village, ‘Hill Rising’ is a detached home of great character. The original part of the house dates back approximately 250 years with later additions combining to make a spacious and adaptable four-bedroom, three-bathroom, family home, with additional benefits of ample parking, double garage and garden and further scope subject to planning.
A covered entrance porch opens into the generous dining hall with beamed ceiling, wood floors with fireplace and wood burning stove. Doors lead through to the kitchen with granite worktops and built-in appliances including a Miele dishwasher, range cooker with extractor hood and integrated fridge. Off the kitchen is the utility room with sink, boiler, door to garden, space and plumbing for washing machine and an upright fridge/freezer. A door leads to the family room and study area with Velux windows, double doors to the garden and access to a cloakroom and shower room. Off the hallway is a 17ft sitting room with feature fireplace. Two sets of double doors lead to the vine clad, double-glazed conservatory with tiled floor, radiator, self-cleaning glass, wall lights and door to the garden.
On the first floor the landing features an airing cupboard and linen cupboard with doors to four bedrooms, a bathroom and recently refitted shower room. The master bedroom features a range of built-in wardrobes, en suite bathroom and balcony.
Outside, a gated, block paved driveway runs up past the house to a double garage with electric up and over door, boarded eaves storage, power and light and an adjoining workshop. Next to the garage is a sauna. There are gardens to the side and rear of the property with raised beds, areas of lawn and a large vegetable garden that could easily provide further lawn space and a large summerhouse.
Situated between Guildford and Cranleigh village in an area surrounded by lovely countryside providing miles of wonderful walking and horse riding opportunities, Shamley Green has facilities including a recently enlarged general store/post office, a church and two public houses. The county town of Guildford, with its famous cobbled High Street, offers excellent shopping with covered shopping precincts and many leading stores, restaurants and recreational facilities. The modern Spectrum Leisure Centre and Surrey Sports Park cater for numerous sports, whilst the Odeon cinema, Yvonne Arnaud and Electric Theatres as well as G-Live provide great entertainment.
There are several excellent schools in the vicinity including Wonersh & Shamley Green C of E Primary School and Longacre School both within easy walking distance, St. Catherine’s, Cranleigh School, Guildford High, Tormead, The Royal Grammar School and Charterhouse. For the commuter by rail, Guildford mainline station has a fast service to London Waterloo whilst the A3 provides excellent road links to the M25 thus putting the south coast, Heathrow and Gatwick airports all within easy reach.
- 4 bedrooms
- Four bedrooms, three bathrooms
- Downstairs shower room and utility
- Dining hall, living room, snug/study, conservatory
- Double garage, parking, garden
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The university town of Guildford lies about 30 miles south of London in the Surrey Hills. The town offers huge variety in ages and styles of property, has excellent schools, both state and private and a bustling cobbled High Street and shopping centre, making it one of the country’s most desirable areas. Guildford also offers a range of recreational facilities, theatres and leisure centres. For the commuter, there are 2 mainline train stations, both offering services into Waterloo, with the fast line getting you there in approximately 35 minutes.