St George’s Hill is internationally renowned as one of the most sought-after private estates in England.
Access on to the private, gated estate is controlled 24/7 by the estate’s security personnel. St George’s Hill is set in some 900 acres and features a private championship golf course and a separate private tennis and squash club. The tennis club is one of the foremost racquet sports clubs in England, with 30 grass and all-weather tennis courts, two indoor courts and four squash courts. The tennis club also has a 20 metre indoor swimming pool, a well-equipped gym and a restaurant and bar.
In addition to the on-site sporting facilities, there are many other challenging golf courses locally including Burhill, Wisley, Woking, Foxhills, Queenwood, Worplesdon and West Hill.
Racing is available at Sandown Park, Ascot, Epsom and Windsor. Polo can be enjoyed at Guards Polo Club and The Royal Berkshire Polo Club.
St George’s Hill offers an ideal location for families looking for security and privacy and there are several excellent English and International schools in the area including Reeds School, St George’s College and The acs International School at Cobham.
Transport links are excellent in this area. Weybridge mainline station has a regular service to London Waterloo in 28 minutes and the M25 (Junc. 10) is 3 miles away giving access to the motorway network. Central London is 21 miles and accessed via the A3 (2.5 miles) and Heathrow airport (13 miles) and Gatwick airport (21 miles) are in easy reach. All distances and travel times are approximate.
A handsome turreted modern mansion featuring traditional mid-Georgian inspired architectural proportions and details, right down to the specially commissioned, lavish ceiling roses and plaster decorations.
You are immediately struck by the approach to this property. Once through the wrought iron gates, you follow the gorgeous sweeping driveway. The property majestically unfolds as the drive approaches the house, initially only revealing an elegant turret. It culminates at the front of the house, inspired by the famous 18th Century architect, John Nash. There is a raised formal garden with a walkway.
You enter through the large oak front door which leads you into the panelled entrance hall with a cloaks cupboard. You open the door into the grand reception hall, fitted with oak flooring, ornate cornicing and striking pillars, this room really does create the wow factor to welcome guests.
The drawing room is an elegant space with a large bay window and double doors leading out to the lovely landscaped gardens.
The generous dining room has a useful adjoining servery, beautiful views over the gardens and access to the terrace area, the perfect place to entertain your guests.
The fine walnut panelled study, part of which is set in one of the turrets, offers superb gadgetry including a plasma television screen that can be hidden behind a Chinese-inspired panel painting at the touch of a button, a humidor built into the bookcase and a computer screen that, when not in use, can be skilfully accommodated within the bespoke desk.
The beautifully designed principle kitchen features marble topped work surfaces and bespoke wall and floor cabinets in oak. There is a walk-in cupboard directly off the kitchen. Double doors lead through to the glass roofed orangery/breakfast room that provides a charming informal eating area.
The indoor swimming pool complex lies to the other side of the orangery, with a spa tub to the far end. There are two changing rooms as well as a cloakroom and secondary steam room.
The family room and neighbouring secondary kitchen/utility room lie almost opposite the kitchen.
There is also air conditioning to certain parts of the property.
On the first floor is the circular galleried landing, this leads to the magnificent master bedroom suite which enjoys lovely views over the south facing gardens and Surrey countryside beyond. There are four guest suites positioned around the circular landing and two further bedroom suites off the secondary landing.
The gymnasium, with sitting area, is accessed through the master dressing room and in turn, provides access to the roof top terrace, complete with outdoor rain shower, and a fabulous sauna within a turret. Beautifully designed, there are ergonomic headrests, three-tiered seating and a specially fitted music system.
A secondary set of stairs leads up to the large loft area which provides excellent storage space.
The elevated rear garden is a true feature of this property and has been meticulously landscaped. There is a raised terrace running across the rear of the house with steps down to the immaculate semi-circular lawned garden with colourful flower beds and borders throughout. The perfect place to relax and unwind with the view whilst looking out to the glorious view, making this an incredible setting. To one side of the garden there is a Victorian style greenhouse. Beyond the gardens the grounds slope down to the golf course.
Hartlands offers discreet staff accommodation with a separate entrance and superb garaging at lower ground floor level.