Approximately 2 hectares of land | planning permission granted for an additional 127 sqm bungalow & ground floor extension to the main home
Being sold with the benefit of the following planning consent:
Conversion of the loft space into two bedrooms and bathroom.
Demolition of the conservatory and replacement with a room equivalent in size to the kitchen.
An additional room on the ground floor adjacent to the dining area/living room.
Demolition of the outbuilding adjacent to the kitchen and construction of a garage block.
Demolition of the stables and outbuildings and construction of a new bungalow: Ref 20/01829/F
A detached Georgian Farmhouse (currently a shell needing kitchen, bathrooms, internal walls etc) set in approximately 5 acres occupying a tranquil location on the ridge of the North Downs with far
reaching countryside views.
This splendid period home (unlisted) is set amongst gardens/grounds with adjoining paddocks & equine complex (3 stables, outbuildings, barn and manege). A further detached brick outbuilding (204 sq ft) offers good possibilities to adapt into an annexe.
The whole property and land combined offers the very desirable combination of a totally rural location, set next to a bridleway, yet with doorstep access to London (23 minutes by rail). The Farmhouse itself requires a complete refurbishment and has planning for further extension. Approached from a long drive the house enjoys privacy & seclusion a picturesque wildlife pond with rowing boat & summer house.
If working from home is required some of the outbuildings could be adapted into a home office. Those keen to grow your own produce will love the kitchen garden & greenhouse. If off road riding, walking, cycling are your passion the surrounding countryside is perfect - even offering a chance to ride or walk to 'The Fox' pub at Coulsdon Common with no road work required.
The property is set well off the lane and down a gravel drive. To the rear of the property and adjacent to the pasture there is open countryside providing bridleways for riding, walks and cycling on the north downs. Coulsdon South station is just a mile away and has fast Southern and Thames link rail services to London Victoria and London Bridge from 25 minutes.
The M23 / M25 motorway intersection is within a few minutes' drive providing a gateway to the nation's motorway network and bringing both Gatwick and Heathrow airports within easy reach. Coulsdon, Reigate, Redhill and Banstead Village are all easily reached by car and each provide extensive shopping and there is a choice of both private and state schooling in the area.
The area has much to offer for varied sports, leisure and cultural pursuits including many pubs, restaurants, cinema and theatre at Redhill and several golf courses and sports clubs. On the doorstep, the abundant open countryside provides open spaces and bridleways for riding, walks and cycling.
The main property is arranged over 3 floors and consists of four bedrooms and 2300 sq ft which currently requires complete refurbishment - but has much potential to improve and really make your own - with planning permission granted for a ground floor extension.
Stable block -enclosed within a self contained post and railed yard area there are 3 stables arranged in line, timber constructed with auto drinkers and concrete base and apron to the front with a gate onto the driveway. Additionally there is Parking area for a horsebox securely tucked away.
Outdoor riding arena- 26m x 48m all weather sand and rubber surface with post and rail with good access on two sides from the yard and to the paddocks (electricity supply for floodlights).
Detached brick building (204 sqft) - good scope to adapt for an annexe ( Subject to Permissions) Double skin brick building under tiled roof currently used as a utility room and tack room with WC, sink and drainer, plumbing for washing machine and electrics for tumble dryer etc.
Garden room - 150 sqft - Adjacent to the house, part flint, brick and stone, part tiled and glazed roof. Raised pond and water feature.
Barn - 319 sqft - Timber building with pitched roof for hay/bedding and or could be used as a workshop.
Double bay open barn currently used as a carport - Timber framed between barn and tack room.
Summer house - 210 sqft - Timber construction with timber decking suitable for home office/ studio/hobbies room with a covered veranda elevated above the water's edge of the pond/lake and offering a glorious and tranquil sitting out area.
Land & Grounds
The whole site is extends to approximately 5.3 acres (*tbv). This includes the house, driveway, landscaped gardens, large pond outbuildings and paddocks to the rear. The acreage stated at the property is 'tbv - *To Be Verified', which means that the land has not been formally measured by Equus and or its sellers/clients other than by obtaining the Title Plan from Land registry where available, with the boundary and acreage clearly stated/marked. Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact size of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the boundary for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan.
Services & Outgoings
Local authority: Reigate & banstead
Services: Mains water, electric, gas and drainage. Gas central heating.
Tax band: G
EPC rating: G 18/67
Leave M25 at Junction 7 for M23 heading towards London; after 1 1/2 miles the road narrows to become the A23. Pass the Starbucks on your right and carry on through two sets of traffic lights, then at the third set of lights indicate right after ’The Full Monty’ cafe. Go over the bridge and take the first right into Woodplace Lane and you’ll find the property at the very top of the lane on the left hand side set behind green wooden gates with a name plaque on the verge.