Elegant Edwardian detached home in sylvan setting!

Elegant Edwardian detached home in sylvan setting!

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 10
3 Bathrooms

About our home

Our lovely home was originally built in the early 1900’s. Over the years it has been extended and modernised to a very comfortable spacious home which we love. Upstairs there are 4 lovely double bedrooms - 3 double and one twin/bunks. The master bedroom has a walk through wardrobe and en Suite with jacuzzi and double shower. There is a sofa bed in the lounge which could accommodate 2. There is a large family room/kitchen with study area, a formal dining room for 12 and a lovely dual aspect lounge. Open fires make our home very warm and cosy in winter - but it is also cool in summer. 5 sets of double French doors open out onto a large patio with a water feature and many seating areas, with an electric awning for shade. The garden also houses many child attractions- a swing/ cabin/slide combination, a large trampoline and a zip wire!
There are bikes in the garage and a car available to swap. A recent addition is a 3.5m diameter raised pool - for those hot summer days.
We also have a 6 berth motor home which could be “swapped” if you can arrange insurance. It’s a lovely house to live in.

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More about us

  1. Hi, we are Paul and Linda - Paul is a retired actuary/pilot, Linda an ex-teacher now voluntary worker. Our family have now grown up and flown the nest .....though often drop by. Our eldest, Adam is married to Amanda and lives in Australia so will regularly look for swaps there. We have enjoyed twelve wonderful houseswaps so far all around the globe. Our other two children are Tom,married to Laura and Ellie, married to Ian live quite locally. We have 7 grandkids in total: 5 here and 2 in Australia. We are very involved in our local church and enjoy having a house full of people .... a frequent occurrence! We love to entertain: we love to travel, play tennis, cycle, go to concerts, theatre etc when not looking after the GK's!

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Our home is in a wonderful sylvan setting on the edge of Horsell Common (A Preservation Area - incidentally where H.G. Wells set his "War of the Worlds"!) we are a 10min stroll to our local village shops we there is everything you need to survive day to day, including 3 dining pubs and 2 restaurants - all excellent. you can walk in 20mins to Woking Mainline station for a fast train to London Waterloo(25mins) or to the south and west coasts. We are in a great location for motorways to access all the beautiful areas of Britain. Woking itself has a great shopping centre and a plethora of excellent restaurants, two Theatres, one that gets all the London shows either before or after West End productions. The other is mostly for Local Amateur Dramatics. We have many local interesting walks and cycleways , a wildfowl centre and cafe all within easy reach

Buzzy restaurants
Il Rustico - a 5 minute walk away, The Red Lion- 10mins, The Cricketers - 5 mins ......and many more
Cool bars
Pubs and clubs in Woking and Guildford
Cozy cafés
Waters Edge on Horsell Common, Patches in our local village of Horsell
Retail therapy
Woking, Kingston, London, Guildford
Bit of culture
Guildford, London, and many National Trust houses in the local area, music and theatre all around
Walks in the park
Many and varied - we have lots of books and maps to leave for home exchangers!
Spot of exercise
Horsell Common, local Leisure Pool, Cycling locally and further afield - we have many suggested routes.
Day tripping
London, Windsor, South Coast, Portsmouth, Chichester, Salisbury, Oxford. Cambridge .......

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