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Haslemere Road, Brook
An early 17th century six bedroom, central chimney house, set within the village of Brook with excellent reception space, 2-acre gardens, swimming pool, overlooking peaceful farmland. The property comes to the market for the first time in 65 years.
The Old Malthouse sits in a stunning position in the centre of the village and has been under the same family ownership for 65 years. With origins, we understand, dating from the early 17th Century it has been extended at various points throughout the last three centuries yet retains a wealth of charm and character as well as an unusual two hearth central Tudor chimney.
A charming oak plank split door leads to a welcoming entrance hall which provides access to the drawing room, snug, study area and 1st floor accommodation.
The layout on the ground floor is versatile and ideally suited for both formal and informal entertaining.
The drawing room is beautifully situated with an attractive bay window overlooking the Dutch garden and full width windows looking out onto the rear gardens and farmland beyond. An open-hearth fireplace with recessed storage cabinets and bookshelves on either side creates a lovely central feature.
From the hall there is access to the snug which has a large inglenook fireplace, original beams and cabinetry. This room opens to an inner hallway leading to the music room or through a double width opening into the dining room. The kitchen, scullery, back stair and utility continue the flow through the ground floor.
A low rise and broad half-turn staircase leads from the entrance hall to the main landing. A back stair can be found at the end of the landing leading back down to the scullery.
The Master bedroom has dual aspect windows to the south and west which enjoy stunning views of the main garden and adjoining farmland. There are three further double bedrooms and two single bedrooms serviced by a family bathroom and separate shower room.
Gardens & Grounds
The Old Malthouse opens to a wide sweeping gravelled drive and central turning circle. A triple garage with power, lighting, electric up and over door and hard standing sits at the head of the drive.
The gardens have been beautifully landscaped with a variety of specimen trees, well-established herbaceous borders and different lawn levels, including a croquet lawn, which creates a sweeping parkland feel interspersed with established rhododendrons and a wooded coppice.
To the north of the grounds is a two-tier vegetable garden with irrigation points. Two timber potting sheds and timber stores can also be found here.
A large workshop with power and lighting sits near the side of the house.
Towards the back of the garden a tributary stream is channelled, in part, through concrete ducting creating three attractive walk ways over the stream. The lawn section behind has views over the adjoining farmland.
A heated swimming pool with a timber-built summer house and timber pump room is positioned in the south-west corner. The pool is surrounded by a large paved terrace and is enclosed by an attractive picket fence for security.
The plot in all measures 2.04 acres.
Haslemere 4.4 miles (London Waterloo approx. 51 min), Witley Station 1.9 miles (London Waterloo 56 min), Godalming 5.4 miles (London Waterloo 46 min), Guildford 9.7 miles (London Waterloo 36 min), central London 41.9 miles.
- Reception hall, drawing room, snug, dining room, study, music room
- Fitted kitchen, utility, boot room, scullery, downstairs cloakroom
- Master bedroom, five further bedrooms and two bathrooms
- Gated sweeping driveway with central turning circle and triple garage
- Landscaped gardens with an orchard, specimen trees and established wooded copse
- Large entertaining terrace and Dutch garden
- Swimming pool with paved terrace alongside open farmland views in all 2.04 acres.