HOT HOUSE Braemar is a classic Victorian home that has been refurbished from top to bottom and is just minutes from Guildford’s high street
Built in around 1890, at about the same time that electricity first came to Guildford, this imposing Victorian villa has been impeccably restored and enhanced with every 21st century comfort. Braemar in Sydney Road, just half a mile from Guildford High Street, has been stripped back and refurbished from top to bottom to include state- ofart modern features within its elegant Victorian shell.
It has been re- plumbed and re wired with top of the range accessories with some underfloor heating and period- style radiators enhancing the elegant reception areas.
All the windows have been replaced with double glazed sash units and the bathrooms are of the highest quality There is a very impressive entrance area with stunning wide stone illuminated steps leading up to the front door and a delightful reception hall with engineered oak flooring and beautiful original staircase.
The lower ground floor kitchen area is a lovely room fitted with a hand painted period- style kitchen with breakfast bar and dining/ seating area with doors to the garden.
On this level there is also a further reception room which could be suitable for a variety of uses, including a formal dining room, cinema room or even as an au pair’s room. There is also a utility room and shower room on this level.
The ground floor provides a stunning first impression of the elegance of this lovely Victorian home. The drawing room at the rear overlooks the sunny garden and has a Juliet balcony and double doors with steps down to the garden.
There is also another large reception room on this level which, like the room below, could also be utilised in many ways.
The large principal bedroom suite lies on the first floor with a dressing room, en- suite bathroom and adjoining small bedroom, which could be a nursery. There is also another large bedroom suite on this level.
There are lovely views from the sec- ond floor in all directions and over the town and here there are three bedrooms, two with en- suites, and a family bathroom.
There is a large boarded loft that spans the width of the house, already fitted with a Velux window, power and drainage and therefore could be easily converted into further living accommodation if required, subject to the usual consents.
Outside there is a lovely south- west facing rear garden with off street parking and a fine pillared front wall and entrance.
The rear garden extends to approximately 100ft in length and is mainly lawn with mature trees lining the boundaries.
In all, the garden extends to approximately 0.2 acres.
Braemar is for sale with joint agents Grantley ( 01483 407620) and Knight Frank ( 01483 565171).