Set in Woking's most exclusive private gated estate Featuring wonderful architectural detail, this superb six bedroomed detached house (currently arranged as five bedrooms and a dressing room) was ...
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Set in Woking's most exclusive private gated estate Featuring wonderful architectural detail, this superb six bedroomed detached house (currently arranged as five bedrooms and a dressing room) was designed in 1912 by Walter George Tarrant for his niece, Louisa Tarrant.
The house benefits from extensive accommodation and substantial private gardens. Finished to a high standard throughout the downstairs accommodation comprises an elegant reception room with impressive fireplace, lovely dining room with bay window overlooking the garden, fantastic family room with French doors opening out onto the lawn, spacious eat-in kitchen with traditional cabinets and cast-iron stove, utility room and wine store. Upstairs the first and second floors offer a substantial master bedroom with en suite shower room, good-sized second bedroom with en suite bathroom, three further bedrooms, dressing room (or sixth bedroom), bathroom and two guest cloakrooms. Externally beautiful gardens encompass the house on three sides extending to half an acre. The driveway provides extensive parking and turning space leading to the detached double garage.
The Hockering' is a private gated estate in a prestigious conservation area and arguably one of the finest locations in Woking. A short distance away is Woking Mainline Railway Station frequently serving Waterloo (26 mins), the South Coast from Portsmouth through to Exeter, and express coach service to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 (25-30mins). There is also easy access to the M25, M3 and A3 providing links to Heathrow, Gatwick & London City Airports.
Woking has a thriving town centre offering extensive shopping, dining and leisure facilities including The New Victoria Theatre & Cinema, and the Lightbox Gallery. For golfers there is a choice of clubs including, Woking Golf Club (one of the oldest in the U.K. founded in 1893), Westhill, Hoebridge, Worplesdon, Chobham and Foxhills (including spa and hotel). Both the Basingstoke Canal and the River Wey are close by for walking, cycling and fishing (permit required), whilst nearby Chobham Common is a National Nature Reserve.
The area is well served by both state and private schools including: Hoebridge, St Andrews, Greenfield, Halstead, Woking High School, St Dunstan's, St John the Baptist School and the nearby International School of London.
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