About this property
Approached via electric gates, a sweeping drive winds through the landscaped grounds which total about an acre, Cumbroc sits in a secluded position on the highest part of the estate.
The grounds have been landscaped featuring a huge variety of colourful plants, shrubs and trees including azaleas and rhododendrons.
Huf Haus is a unique German family run business which has gained many awards for their innovative post and beam architecture, evolutionary energy and thermal efficient features incorporated in their quality constructions. The concept behind the Huf design is based on free flowing, open spaces with the use of glass to maximise light and give the occupier the feeling of being as one with their surroundings yet providing the opportunity by means of electronic exterior blinds to create complete seclusion when required.
With five bedrooms and four bathrooms, Cumbroc is entered via an impressive reception hall which is the hub of the house. To the rear of the property is a galleried dining room with a wide sliding door which opens onto a patio and the garden beyond ideal for summer entertaining. On each wing adjacent to the dining room are two triple aspect reception rooms, one used as family room, the other as a formal drawing room. To the front is a generous sized guest bedroom suite, a cloakroom, a modern kitchen and breakfast room with a door that opens up onto a large covered patio and barbeque area.
First floor accommodation is accessed by an expansive gallery with full height glass to the front of the house. To one side is a magnificent principal bedroom adjoining a dressing room with a wide array of cupboards and a spectacular fully equipped en suite. Both the bedroom and bathroom enjoy their own balconies. In addition there is a further double bedroom suite with its own balcony overlooking the garden and sharing a Jack and Jill bathroom with a single room, and a further bedroom suite to the rear also with a balcony.
The basement incorporates a large well equipped utility room, a plant room and an open tiled area which could be used as a gym, games room or converted into a home cinema.
The property also has a large outdoor tiled heated pool, a changing room with its own toilet, hot shower and basin, and a boiler and filtration room to one side. Additionally, there is a double garage with access to a covered entertaining area and terrace.
- St George’s Hill is internationally renowned as one of the most sought-after private estates in England. Access onto the private, gated estate is controlled 24 hours a day by the estate’s security personnel and is restricted at all times. St George’s Hill is set in some 900 acres and features a private championship standard golf course and a separate private tennis and squash club. The tennis club is one of the foremost racquet sports clubs in England, with 30 grass and all-weather tennis courts, two indoor courts and four squash courts. The tennis club also has a 20 metre indoor swimming pool, a well-equipped gym and a restaurant and bar.
- In addition to the on-site sporting facilities, there are many other challenging golf courses locally including Burhill, Wisley, Woking, Foxhills, Queenwood, Worplesdon and West Hill. Racing is available at Sandown Park, Ascot, Epsom and Windsor. Polo can be enjoyed at Guards Polo Club and The Royal Berkshire Polo Club.
- St George’s Hill offers an ideal location for families looking for security and privacy and there are several English and International schools in the area including Reeds School, St George’s College and The ACS International School at Cobham. Weybridge and the surrounding area has a variety of Ofsted rated good and outstanding primary and senior schools in both the private and public sectors, providing education from nursery through to 6th form and also a very popular 6th form college.
- Located on the South bank of the rivers Thames and Wey where the two rivers meet, Weybridge is an historic town that dates back to the Iron Age. Originally named after the wooden bridge over the river Wey used by pilgrims to the Chertsey Abbey, in the last 100 years Weybridge has become known for its aspirational, innovative and creative residents. Each generation leaving their legacy to the town through its own style of properties and industry.
- There was once a royal palace in Weybridge that was used by Henry VIII and his wives, as well as other Kings and Queens. Today, Oatlands Park Hotel is all that remains of the royal estate. You can still find reminders of the original palace in and around Weybridge.
- In more recent history, Weybridge was a magnet for motor enthusiasts, as it was home to Brooklands Race Track, some of the track still remains. The river Wey cuts through the Brooklands site. If you wanted to catch some racing without paying, you would take a punt up the river. This was apparently the origin of the phrase punters’. Today you can visit Brooklands Museum and Mercedes Benz World at the site.
- Privacy, space and accessibility, an abundance of sports and activities and excellent schools makes Weybridge the perfect location for those who enjoy a variety of interests and passions.
- There are many water sports on the Thames: paddle boarding; kayaking; rowing; sailing and wild water swimming are among the most popular. Weybridge also has many clubs for children and adults: tennis; rugby; football; creative arts; horse riding; dance and more.
- With several restaurants, pubs and local markets as well as independent and chain cafés the town is well served for a variety of excellent food and drink, just right for your formal and informal occasions. A particular local favourite is The Waverley, a chic steak and seafood restaurant with cocktail bar. With cinemas, theatres, local art galleries, museums and historic houses and gardens nearby, there is never a shortage of things to do.
- The town is near junction 11 of the M25 and is on a fast train line into London Waterloo. Journey time from 31 minutes.
- Please note all distances are approximate.
- Elmbridge Borough Council, Tax Band H
- EPC Rating: C
- Tenure: Freehold
- Council Tax Band: H