Period features never go out of fashion

Beautiful period features can make a home and can be the point of difference between sales. Who hasn't been wowed by a lovingly restored character property with sash windows, the reveal of an original fireplace and hearth or the architectural style of elaborate cornicing?

While we sell homes of all styles and size across the ages, period homes remain as popular as ever with buyers from all walks of life; whether country estates, lodge houses or Victorian apartments. Please take a look at some of our current period properties for sale...


Take a walk through the door of this Georgian gem...

For lovers of elegant period homes, Old Park, Horsham Road, Rusper, Horsham is a truly exceptional Georgian property, set in 13 acres with far reaching views. A distinctive family home of great style and character, it retains many period features, alongside all of the contemporary touches necessary for modern family life.

Old Park has been the subject of sustantial and sympathtic refurbishment over the last few years by the current owners, which has ensured that this fabulous family home is both beautifully restored and ready for a busy, modern familly.

The majority of the rooms have beautiful views from the original sash windows. The magnificent drawing room is home to a central fireplace and large bay window, the dining room/family room has fantastic views and a superb, top of the range kitchen, with patio doors opening onto a sun terrace.

The high ceilings and neutral tones throughout add to the drama and elegance of this property and highlight the original features.

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A great sense of style and character...

Dating from the early 19th century, North Lodge, Small Hill Road, Leigh, Reigate, is a magnificent five bedroom period family home in private grounds of 2.7 acres, that has been sympathetically extended over the years. This glorious period home was originally the lodge house for the Mynthurst Estate, which is an impressive country mansion located at the top of the hill. 

Visitors are met by a great sense of style and character when they enter North Lodge, thanks to the beautiful original features throughout this home. These include original wrought iron gates, stone mullion windows, moulded panelled doors and period fireplaces. 

North Lodge comes with a detached barn/studio, delightful gardens and fine views over the surrounding countryside toward the North Downs.

The gardens are perfect for entertaining, with an attractive patio directly outside the orangery, making for an excellent seating area designed to capture the sun. There is a driveway that leads to the detached double garage and parking.

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Classic Victorian home, immaculately presented 

Smallburgh Lodge, Ockley Road, Beare Green, Dorking is a superbly appointed three bedroom Victorian home, originally a lodge for the Smallburgh Country Estate. It's surrounded by unspoilt countryside in a convenient location about 5.5 miles to the south of Dorking.  

There are many original character features that you would associate with this fine period of architecture including sash windows, high ceilings, and fireplaces including a delightful open fire in the sitting room. Guide price £500,000. View full details


Victorian property with a great sense of charm

Hill Court, Horsham Road, Dorking, RH4 is an elegant and well-proportioned four bedroom Victorian home close the town centre. 

It's a fantastic family home, with lots of natural light and a real sense of space. There's a wealth of period features including fireplaces in some of the rooms, sliding sash windows, window shutters and high ceilings. Guide price £799,950. View full details.


Semi detached Victorian cottage in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Chasemore Cottages, Coldharbour, Dorking, RH5 is a beautiful three bedroom period cottage with far reaching views over the surrounding countryside, with the South Downs visible on clear days.

Dating from around the mid-19th century, it has been modernised and extended by the current owners over the last few years. It includes a double aspect sitting room with open fireplace and French doors leading to the rear decked terrace, a superbly extended and appointed kitchen/dining room, featuring an AGA, and excellent dining area with French doors to a covered balcony and outstanding views. Guide price £780,000. View full details.

This is a small selection of our Surrey properties for sale. For more details of any of our featured period properties please contact our Dorking branch: 01306 887560,