Sydenham Lodge a substantial detached family home of approximately 2811sq ft, located in the beautiful village of Ripley, Surrey.
Converted in 2018 by the current owners to their exacting standards, Sydenham lodge offers luxurious touches for modern day living whilst being superbly located in the heart of the village within easy reach of the numerous boutique shops and restaurants the village has to offer including The Clock House with One Michelin Star and The Anchor with the Bib Gourmand.
Upon entering the property, you are immediately greeted with the flexibility that this stunning and inviting home offers. To maximise the views to the rear the main living space has been arranged on the first floor with stunning views to the rear of Ripley Village Green and Cricket Club, with speakers fitted in every room this really is a fantastic house to entertain friends and family.
The ground floor is currently arranged with two generous bedrooms suites complete with en suite facilities, a well equipped study / fourth bedroom with beautifully fitted floor to ceiling oak shelves and twin desks perfect for anyone working from home or perhaps a teenagers bedroom ready for their gaming, a cinema/family room to the rear with direct access to the private garden, a useful lift and a utility room / boot room great for when returning home after walks along the river.
To the first floor the living space has been designed to provide open plan living with each area clearly defined. This really provides the wow factor for the home and has seen many parties since 2018 when the current owners bought and converted Sydenham Lodge. The stunning kitchen is a home cook's dream, with a temperature controlled wine room which also incorporates a Nigella style larder, a central island for guests to sit and chat, a large range cooker, instant boiling water tap and ample work surface storage space. The dining area is set to the rear overlooking the Village Green with a stunning Juliet balcony (the best views for the village fireworks displays! ). Furthermore there is a snug sitting area complete with wood burner for cosy winter nights. The master bedroom is located on the first floor, again to benefit from the light and stunning views to the rear, further benefits include a large walk through dressing room, leading to the private bathroom which has been designed to mimic a Spa Hamman from Morocco with unique tiles, Steam / Shower Room and Japanese Toilet. A Bathroom TV is also incorporated opposite the stone bath.
The 2nd floor of the property has an attic store space of 29.65 Square metres (319.15 square feet), which is easily accessed via an electrically operated loft hatch and ladder and offers a great space for storage.
Externally the house benefits from secure parking for two cars set behind electric gates, access is from the lane to the side of the property which also offers direct access to the Village Green. The private garden has been well planned for minimal maintenance, with an astro-turf lawn, a large ceramic paved patio area for al fresco dining and entertaining which also has integrated lighting, outdoor heating and speakers.
Nearby activities and sporting facilities include Wisley Golf Club, Ripley Cricket Club and the Spectrum in Guildford for swimming, ice skating, gym and bowling. Local schools include Ripley Court, Send C of E and The Raleigh. ( There are also bus routes to George Abbott School in Burpham and The Howard of Effingham ) Ripley Village hosts popular farmers markets on a monthly basis as well as the well renowned Bonfire and Fireworks night, all part of this thriving community. For more comprehensive shopping Woking and Guildford are a short drive with Woking offering a fast mainline service to London. The M25 and A3 are also easily accessible.
The surrounding countryside offers excellent walking, cycling and hacking trails and is considered by many to be the finest in the south east and offers exceptional access to miles of open and protected countryside. Approximate distances: Cobham 4.7 miles, Woking 5 miles, Guildford 6.4 miles, Central London 25 miles.