A beautifully presented late Victorian cottage with meticulous gardens, located in this peaceful setting in Fernhurst and occupying a lovely position overlooking the Village Green.
This immaculately presented, two double bedroom attached period cottage features attractive stone and tile hung elevations with brick quoins around the windows and doors. The cottage exudes character and charm and has been the subject of a number of sympathetic and well thought out improvements by the current vendors including French Oak floors to the ground floor and new internal doors throughout. The cottage opens onto a welcoming double aspect sitting room with fireplace housing a wood burning stove. The light and airy kitchen/dining room has been fitted with quartz worktops and induction hob and has hand painted wooden units with integrated appliances. The dining area has ample room for a dining table and chairs and has a fitted dresser. French doors open from the kitchen/diner on to the lovely gardens. On the first floor, from a generous landing is the master bedroom which is double aspect and has a stylish en-suite shower room which was completely refurbished in 2017 with a walk in shower and underfloor heating. There is an additional double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom.
The cottage has an abundance of windows throughout which not only allow for natural light but also for lovely views whichever way you look. To the side of the property you have the delightful view of the church as well as the village green to the front and the distant West Sussex countryside to the rear.
Garden and Grounds
The superb and meticulously maintained gardens are a stunning feature of this home and the design takes advantage of the sunny south west aspect. The natural stone sun terrace and pathways are spacious and ideal for entertaining with an oval lawn, flower and shrub borders and established hedges. There is an outside laundry cupboard having space and plumbing for a washing machine which can also be used for extra storage. There is also a spacious and unobtrusive garden shed, log store and discreet bin store.
A charming and stylish late Victorian cottage with lovely gardens overlooking the Village Green
The property has an enviable setting overlooking the village green in the heart of this beautiful unspoilt village. Fernhurst is surrounded by beautiful countryside on the Surrey/West Sussex borders, an area of outstanding natural beauty within the South Downs National Park. The village has a church, a village hall, primary school, doctors surgery and the highly regarded Red Lion public house. Local shops include a greengrocer, chemist, newsagent/general store and a hairdresser all within a few minutes walk. Haslemere, a short drive away, offers a wide range of shops, boutiques, coffee houses and restaurants as well as MandS food hall, Waitrose and Tesco.
There is a frequent train service to London Waterloo taking approximately 49 minutes and the A3 nearby provides access to Guildford, London, Heathrow, Gatwick, the M25 and the coast. Sporting facilities are also within easy reach with Polo at Cowdray Park, racing at Goodwood and sailing off the south coast at Chichester.
Village centre amenities 0.6 miles, Haslemere 3.3 miles, Midhurst 5.4 miles, Chichester 17.2 miles, Guildford 18.1 miles, London 48 miles (distances and times are approximate)
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.