Primely positioned just a few hundred yards from Haslemere's vibrant High Street, this spacious detached home built by local architect/builder Parbury between 1902 - 1906 is steeped in history. The property is Grade II listed mainly as the home from 1917 until his death of Arnold Dolmetsch, pioneer of the early music revival and founder of the factory for making early music instruments.
Although this home would benefit from some cosmetic updating it provides a warm and welcoming feeling for the incoming owners to create a fabulous home.
The accommodation comprises a spacious hallway, modern kitchen with AGA, separate utility room, sitting room, family room, cloakroom and bathroom on the ground floor. Whilst upstairs six bedrooms with the principal room having an en-suite and a family bathroom completes the upstairs accommodation.
There is then a separate studio/ music hall with office that could be used for many purposes including a work from home space or fitness studio. The gardens are a lovely feature of this home being predominately at the front with various areas of lawn, patio, mature flower beds and fruit trees. The driveway is in and out and there is also access to a garage.
The property lies a little over half a mile from Haslemere High Street and is also within one mile of the mainline station. Haslemere is an attractive town with a good range of independent shops and boutiques, restaurants, coffee houses, Waitrose and a MandS Foodhall. There are good road links to London and the south coast and the mainline station offers a fast train service to London Waterloo in around 48 minutes. There are excellent golf courses in Hindhead and Liphook and leisure facilities including The Haslemere Leisure Centre. Stunning expanses of both National Trust and Areas of Outstanding Beauty criss-crossed by footpaths can be found locally.
Wonderful Grade II listed home
Haslemere’s close proximity to London has made this lovely town hugely popular with commuters – Waterloo is just 49 minutes by train and travelling by car is just as easy with the A3 on our doorstep.
However, its greatest allure is our beautiful properties; we have more than 100 listed buildings in Haslemere alone making this a commuter town with a strong sense of history. You’ll find substantial detached family homes, generous gardens and attractive apartments with amazing views over the beautiful English countryside. Haslemere as an area is blessed with excellent state and private schooling, catering for all ages through to sixth form.
You’ll find a good selection of places to eat and drink in the town, from pubs and cafés to independent restaurants and popular chains with plenty more cosy pubs to be discovered in the surrounding villages. There’s an interesting mix of convenience shops and quirky independent boutiques and a monthly Farmers’ Market while the biannual Haslemere Charter Fair that’s been running since 1393 brings the High Street to life with live music and fairground style attractions.
The countryside around Haslemere is breathtaking. The Devil’s Punchbowl near Hindhead is a great place to explore and the deep curve of the natural amphitheatre gives you some amazing views of the local landscape.
If you’re into sports you’ll certainly love it here, not only is Haslemere surrounded by beautiful countryside ideal for outside pursuits, there’s the well-equipped Haslemere Leisure Centre’s facilities, numerous outstanding sports clubs, including Haslemere Tennis Club, various cricket teams, hockey and rugby. Haslemere Henry Adams continue to involve themselves in the local community through schemes with local schools and of course this year (2019) with the Haslemere Hounds.
If you’d like to buy, sell or let a property in Haslemere, get in touch with your local team and discover the Henry Adams difference for yourself.