Pine Walk, Banstead, Surrey, SM7
£462 per week (£2,000 per month)
'Wandle Bank' is a beautiful and imposing six bedroom detached Grade ll listed property, steeped in local history and set in magnificent grounds.
This Grand Manor House, was home to the Pre-Raphaelite Artist Arthur Hughes, who’s most famous painting ‘April Love’ was exhibited at the Tate Gallery. Ideally located within minutes of local Train Stations providing direct access to Central London and Heathrow and Gatwick Airports beyond. The green open space of Beddington Park is close by, as well as comprehensive shopping and amenities in Wallington itself.
Set in half acre of formal gardens and set back with a front driveway of approximately 150ft, with the front laid to lawns surrounded by shrubs with two octagonal ponds fed by an artesian well. There is a cobbled courtyard with an attractive old timbered barn currently used by the owner for storage, while the courtyard provides ample car parking space.
The property is a perfect blend of period/baroque features and contemporary living. Once inside the grandeur and historic nature of the house is very apparent.
The ground floor comprises; a living room with feature fire place, informal living room leading onto a conservatory, spacious modern fully fitted kitchen with a range cooker, impressive formal reception room with high ceilings and beautiful fire place (originally Arthur Hughes’ Art Studio), separate dining room, and downstairs bathroom with three piece bathroom suite.
The first floor offers a large bedroom with dressing room and adjacent three piece shower suite, two further bedrooms, family bathroom, whilst the second floor offers three further bedrooms one currently being used as a study, and a family bathroom. Further benefits include the usable basement area and ample storage throughout.
All in all a superb house in a very convenient location, close to well regarded schools, both private and state run for all age groups. The area is surrounded by some of Surrey's finest open green belt countryside and fine walks and where sporting pursuits such as golf and horse riding can be enjoyed.