An elegant period family house with many character features and a wonderful feeling of light and understated grandeurthroughout.
Chinthurst Cottage is an attractive Georgian cottage with later Victorian additions and still retains many original features including the charming veranda at the rear. The well-proportioned reception areas provide excellent entertaining and living areas with a particularly impressive reception hall and a very elegant drawing room.The two central reception rooms lead out onto the veranda and garden and the kitchen/breakfast room has been comprehensively re-fitted in a contemporary style. On the first floor, there are five bedrooms and four bath/shower rooms and lovely views over the open fields at the front.GardensOutside there is an integral double garage and a five-bar gate leads to the sunny rear garden. The current owners have installed a new swimming pool in recent years including an efficient air source heat pump; all centered around an attractive flint-walled area, with a larger flat lawned area beyond. At the rear is a separate vegetable section and a games room which could benefit from renovation but would make the ideal space to build a home office/entertaining space, should the need be required.Summary of accommodationGround Floor: Impressive reception hall I Elegant formal drawing room I Family room I Kitchen/breakfast with larder and opens through to dining room I Utility/boot room I CloakroomFirst Floor: Five double bedrooms I Three with en suite bath/shower rooms I One further 'Jack and Jill' shower roomGardens and Grounds: Attractive veranda I Integral double garage I Swimming pool heated via air source heat pumpIn all approximately 0.41 acres
Chinthurst Cottage is pleasantly situated in a rural lane, just off the green in popular Shalford village, and overlooking open fields at the front, which provide lovely walks up to Chinthurst Hill.Shalford retains a village atmosphere and community with its traditional village green with cricket and football pitches, village shop, post office, wine merchant, barber and two restaurants. There are also three pubs within walking distance, a church and highly regarded village infant school with adjoining preschool. Guildford's historic High Street is only a short drive and provides extensive shopping and many restaurants and bars, and the main line station has a frequent commuter service to Waterloo in 34 minutes.