Surrounded by beautiful countryside and having a wonderful outlook over the adjoining fields.
The Old Farm House is a 17th century farmhouse attached on its western side to a larger Victorian country house, Parsonage House. It is believed that The Old Farm House and the adjoining Parsonage House were once owned by the wife of Whittaker Wright, an infamous miner and latterly by a member of the Whitbread family.The house offers extensive accommodation arranged over three floors with much character including ceiling beams, old pine windows, doors and floors and a fine example of an inglenook fireplace in the sitting room. The kitchen/breakfast room has painted bespoke units, wooden work surfaces and a stone floor.Whilst the house sits in its pretty cottage gardens, it has a wonderful outlook over the adjoining Rookwood Estate principally on the eastern side. In addition, of note is the period barn which currently provides a carport/garaging area with storage space above.The Old Farm House offers a great opportunity for a buyer to place their own excellent range of schools.The Old Farm House is approached into a driveway which leads up to the open fronted barn. An opening then leads through to the side and rear of The Old Farm House where there is a terrace with a wonderful outlook over the surrounding fields. The gardens are principally laid to lawn with well-stocked flower and shrub borders and interspersed with some substantial trees.Property Information:Tenure: Freehold.Services: We are advised by our clients that the property has mains electricity, water, shared private drainage and oil-fired central heating.Note: The property has a flying freehold on the first and second floor over the adjoining house.Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council – 01483 523333Energy Performance Certificate Rating: Band FCouncil Tax Band: FAgent's note: Please note that the oil-fired Aga in the kitchen/breakfast room may be available by separate negotiation.
The Old Farm House is situated at the end of a long private driveway surrounded by rolling fields of the Rockwood Estate. The house is located between the villages of Brook and Witley, both offering a true village environment and public houses.The village of Witley, which is within 1.5 miles, offers a village shop. More extensive shopping facilities can be found in Haslemere to the south and in Guildford and Godalming to the north.There are many schools in the area including Charterhouse and Prior's Field in Godalming, Cranleigh School, Guildford High School and The Royal Grammar School in Guildford, Aldro in Shackleford and both Barrow Hills and King Edward's in Witley.Golf courses in the area include Milford, Hurtmore, Chiddingfold and West Surrey. There is also polo at Cowdray Park, racing at Goodwood and sailing on the south coast in Chichester.