Portsmouth Road, Esher, KT10 9AB
DELIGHTFUL AND IMMACULATE VICTORIAN COTTAGE IDEALLY LOCATED FOR RAILWAY STATION AND TOWN CENTRE. Ideally situated between Esher’s mainline rail station and bustling town centre is this delightful detached 3 bedroom Victorian cottage. The property offers immaculate yet spacious accommodation and benefits from a superb kitchen/breakfast room with ample storage space and French doors leading onto the sunny courtyard garden that is part walled and part fenced, a fabulous double length reception room accessed via double doors from the reception hall, wood floors to the ground floor and parking for 2 cars to the front of the property. Esher’s town centre, within walking distance, provides a range of boutiques and food shops, local stores, bars, cafes and restaurants, as well as leisure amenities.
The property is close to excellent schools including Claremont Fan Court, Esher Church Primary School, Cranbrook Primary School and Milbourne Lodge schools in Esher, the ACS International School, Reeds School, Notre Dame, Parkside and Feltonfleet schools in Cobham, Danes Hill in Oxshott, Walton Oak School, Danesfield Manor School and Ashley Primary School in Walton on Thames, St George’s School and College in Weybridge, and a little further away are Downside School and St John’s School in Leatherhead. Esher’s mainline rail station is within walking distance with regular services to London Waterloo and Victoria (approximately 35 minutes), whilst the A3 and M25 motorways are within easy reach, leading to Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
- Reception porch/hall
- Large double length reception room
- Open plan kitchen/breakfast/dining room
- 3 bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Off-street parking for 2 cars
- Courtyard patio garden, part walled and part fenced
- Extensive rear garden with potential to build outbuilding
- Ideal investment opportunity
- Cobham : 5 miles
- Oxshott : 3.5 miles
- Central London : 18.5 miles
- Heathrow : 25 miles
- Gatwick: 27 miles
- Kingston-upon-Thames : 5 miles
- Guildford : 15 miles
(All distances are approximate)
- Claremont Fan Court
- Esher Church Primary School
- Cranbrook Primary School
- Milbourne Lodge
- The ACS International School
- Reeds School
- Notre Dame
- Danes Hill
- Walton Oak School
- Danesfield Manor School
- Ashley Primary School
- St George’s School and College
- Downside School
- St John’s School
Esher is a popular and historic residential location in the heart of Surrey that boasts bustling high street with an abundance of cosmopolitan cafes and restaurants, yet blends with a delightful Tudor church and the history of being one of King Henry VIII’s and Queen Victoria’s favourite country locations. Henry VIII often ventured far from Hampton Court and into Esher on his many hunting trips while Claremont Mansion and its park, built by Clive of India, became the royal residence of Queen Victoria. Claremont was lent to the exiled French King Louis-Philippe and his consort, Queen Marie-Amelie, following the 1848 revolution, and Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg resided at Claremont until he was honoured as King of the Belgians. Esher has been the home to a number of famous names over the many years of its history including Lady Emma Talbot, the Duchess of Albany, Sir Edgar Vincent, Sir Robert Hawthorn Collins and in more recent years, George Harrison of the Beatles, visited by other members of the hugely popular band at his home recording studio, and Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees, where the hit single ‘Juliet’ was written and recorded by him and his brother, Robin. In addition, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Mr Garcia in the Sherlock Holmes mystery, ‘The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge’, resided in Esher. Today, the town is just as busy as it was then with the cinema in the high street boasting four screens. As part of the route for the Cycling Road Race and Time Trial for the London 2012 Olympics, Esher is geared towards the sporty person with Esher Rugby Club, AFC Westend Football Club, several cricket clubs, Esher’s Lawn Tennis Club has hard and grass courts, and of course there’s Sandown Park with a busy programme of horse racing throughout the year. Nearby Hampton Court hosts their annual Hampton Court Flower Show, whilst Surrey Wildlife Trust manages Ockham Common, and if you are looking for beautiful flora and fauna, you can’t match Claremont Landscaped Gardens, Esher Place where a grass garden amphitheatre was built by Lutyens for the original manor house, the Royal Botanical Gardens and Kew and the RHS Garden at Wisley.
- Mainline rail station with regular services to London Waterloo (approximately 40 minutes).
- A3 within a short driving distance providing access to London, the M25 and motorway network providing easy access to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
- Excellent choice of schools including Cranmere Primary School, Esher Church School and Esher High School, Milbourne Lodge, Claremont Fan Court School and ACS International School nearby.
- Leisure amenities including Claremont Park, RHS Garden Wisley, Royal Botanical Gardens Kew, Sandown Racecourse and Painshill Park nearby.
- Eclectic range of boutique, international cuisine restaurants and cosmopolitan cafes.
- High street names and department stores in nearby Kingston-upon-Thames and Guildford.
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