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London Road, Mickleham
A stunning Grade II listed Manor House approached over a long tree lined driveway within easy commuting distance of Central London set in a spectacular location.
Fredley Manor is believed to date from the 16th Century, with 18th Century and later additions. The house provides excellent family accommodation and is also ideal for entertaining, with all of the rooms enjoying outlooks over the beautifully landscaped gardens. The accommodation on the ground floor is well presented and organised and the house contains many original features, including ceiling and wall timbers, panelling, leaded light windows with shutters, parquet floors, open fireplaces and decorative carved architraves. The property has large formal reception rooms, a good kitchen/breakfast room and 6 bedrooms which extend over 2 floors. The current owners have carried out extensive works in renovating and maintaining the property and Fredley Manor presents to an exceptional standard. The current owners have sympathetically extended the house to include a family room, new shower room and utility room.
Gardens & grounds
Outside, there is a wonderful landscape of large lawned areas, stone flagged terraces, box hedging, rose beds and herbaceous borders within the beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds. As well as grassland, there is also extensive mature deciduous wood land with lovely walks throughout. There is an outdoor swimming pool with a recently renovated pool pavilion, as well as a hard surface and grass tennis court/ croquet lawn. Adjacent to the house is a large garage barn block with 3 car spaces. It is approached from the turning circle and above it there is an office / annex with a small kitchenette.
Fredley Manor has a rich history of owners, with Richard Conversation Sharp, who owned the property between 1797-1835 entertaining a number of distinguished guests to the house reputedly including Sir Walter Scott, William Wordsworth, Samuel Coleridge, Michael Faraday and Sir Humphrey Davey. Others included Lord Macaulay and Lord Chief Justice Jeffries. Between 1970-1990 James Clavell, the well-known author, also owned Fredley Manor
Recreation & Schools
The area is renowned for its country pursuits and sporting, with racing at Sandown, Epsom, Kempton, Ascot and Goodwood; polo at Cowdray Park and Hurtwood Polo Club; golf at RAC Woodcote Park, Walton Heath, Cranleigh Golf and Leisure, Wisley and the West Surrey Golf Club at Enton. There are a number of excellent schools in the area including City of London Freemans School at Ashtead, St Johns School at Leatherhead, Epsom College, Reigate Grammar School and St Theresas School at Effingham, along with the nearby Charterhouse, Godalming, St Catherines at Bramley, Cranleigh, Amesbury Preparatory School, St Edwards at Witley, Bedales and Cranmore at Horsley.
- Entrance lobby, reception hall, sitting room, drawing room, library, dining room
- Kitchen with breakfast room, family room, study, rear entrance hall
- Domestic offices, utility room, 2 cloakrooms, cellar, ice house
- Superb main bedroom suite with bathroom and dressing room
- 5 further bedrooms, 4 further bathrooms (3 en suite)
- Barn Garaging with office / annex above
- Heated outdoor swimming pool with pavilion, hard surface tennis court.
- Wonderful formal gardens, paddock land and woodland In all about 20 acres