Lingfield, Surrey, RH7 6DA
LOCATION This delightful character home is very central to the historic village of Lingfield, centred around its picturesque pond. There are shops for every day requirements and a selection of village pubs. For the commuter, there is a rail service from Lingfield to Victoria and London Bridge. The national motorway network can be accessed at J9 of the M23 motorway and for international travel Gatwick Airport is approximately 13 miles distant. Lingfield is famous for its all weather racecourse and there is excellent walking in the locality.
DESCRIPTION The main sitting rooms enjoys views onto the gardens, featuring an open fireplace and exposed timbers.
The drawing room enjoys a double aspect with an Inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove. There is a door to the garden and a designated study area with space for a piano. You enter in to a small lobby with storage and shelving. A further door leads into the WC.
The kitchen is well fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units with granite work tops. There is a double oven, fitted microwave, 4 ring gas hob and space for a washing machine. The flooring is tiled through to a breakfast area with steps down to an entrance lobby and additional storage.
From the kitchen you enter a good sized conservatory with views onto the garden, and a utilities cupboard. A glass panelled door takes you up to bedroom 3 with an en-suite bathroom including a Victorianstyle bath, WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.
Further upstairs accommodation is from the drawing room with stairs up to a landing. The master bedroom has a front aspect and fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 2 has a double aspect with fitted cupboards.
The family bathroom has a raised ceiling with a panel enclosed bath, separate shower attachment, vanity unit, heated towel rail and an airing cupboard with shelving.
OUTSIDE There is driveway access to a double garage with space for 2 cars and power/light. The driveway provides additional parking.
The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with two well stocked beds either side of the brick garden path. They contain pieris, floribunda rose bushes on one side, lavender, spirea, two clematis on the central pergola, a large variety of Spring bulbs, allium, iris, as well as perennials such as geranium, alchemilla, astransia, euphorbia, self seeding cottage plants such as foxglove, pulmonaria, aquelegia. 6 new shrub roses have just been planted to a separate bed in front of the rockery and to the side fence is a pink ceanothus, climbing rose and buddleia, peonies, perennial solidago, hollyhocks and various bulbs.
In the back garden there is a good expanse of lawn and a vegetable bed with a sturdy rhubarb. There are a variety of Herbs, two bays bushes and Rosemary. Other beds contain alstroemerias, a peony bush, wisteria, several well established camellia bushes and a Japanese acer shades the pond which has a waterfall with rockery plants. To the rear of this is a crab apple tree, choisya, deutzia, and philadelphus. Corylopsis, cotinus and a rowan tree Again there are many perennial plants such as heuchera, hellebores, tiarella and many spring bulbs including snowdrops and crocus.
THE BEST BITS:
* Beautiful gardens
* Period features
* THREE BEDROOMS
* DRAWING ROOM WITH AN INGLENOOK FIREPLACE
* FURTHER RECEPTION ROOM & STUDY AREA
* FITTED KITCHEN
* FAMILY BATHROOM & WC
* DOUBLE GARAGE
* STUNNING GARDENS
* DRIVEWAY PARKING
* NO ONWARD CHAIN