Little Foxes, Birds Hill Road, Oxshott, KT22 0NJ

House 6 Bedroom 5 Bathroom 1 Garage 11,000 ft2

Little Foxes, Birds Hill Road, Oxshott, KT22 0NJ

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Substantial and beautifully presented home in one of Surrey’s most prestigious private estates.
 
Location
Birds Hill Road is a private road set in the heart of the Crown Estate in Oxshott, one of the most prestigious private estates in Surrey. Ideally located between the lush countryside of the Surrey Downs and the outskirts of London, Oxshott has the feel of a rural village but the style and sophistication of a chic city suburb.
 
Transport
Transport links are excellent ? a 32 minute train journey from Oxshott mainline station takes you to London Waterloo, whilst the A3 and M25 nearby give easy road access both to central London, the wider motorway network and to Heathrow Airport (about 18 miles) and Gatwick Airport (about 22 miles).
 
Amenities
A selection of shops and amenities are available locally in and around Oxshott, Cobham & Esher, with larger shopping centres at Kingston (about 7 miles) and Guildford (about 14 miles). There are excellent sporting facilities in the area, with several golf clubs as well as the Oxshott Village Sports Club, which has nine all-weather tennis courts. In the wider area, racing is available at Ascot, Windsor, Kempton Park and Sandown.
 
Schools
There is an excellent selection of schools in the area, including Danes Hill School and Reed’s School in Oxshott, Claremont Fan Court in Esher, Rowan Preparatory School in Claygate and the Yehudi Menuhin and International Community School in Cobham.
Little Foxes is a stunning Georgian style family home offering over 11,000 square feet of accommodation. Built in 2003 by the award winning Allos Homes the current owners have extended and improved this property to an exacting specification. Throughout the property there features an abundance of bespoke fixtures and fittings making this property truly unique. Traditional features such as high ceilings and delightful sash windows provide a light and airy ambiance. Nevertheless, Little Foxes has a contemporary design and is fully equipped for modern family living. The property offers well arranged accommodation and provides sumptuous entertaining areas both inside and out. With the latest technology in mind, the property has CAT 5 cabling throughout and features a state of the art multi-room audio system to facilitate future additions and improvements with ease as well as CCTV and monitored alarm system for security purposes.
 
Ground Floor
A beautiful and bespoke ?Sprinkle’ chandelier, by award winning Czech designer Jaroslav Bejvl Jr, welcomes you into the light and spacious reception hall. The exquisite and highly polished limestone floor also benefits from under floor heating. To the left of the hall are imposing glass panelled double doors leading into the dual aspect formal dining room. Laid with oak wood flooring, this room is light and spacious and ideal for entertaining. Additional double doors lead from the dining room into the drawing room. This room has a delightful working fireplace and offers views and direct access to the stunning mature gardens. To the right of the hall is the impressive open plan and contemporary kitchen/breakfast/morning room. This expansive space forms the centre of every day living. A polished limestone floor is also laid in the air conditioned breakfast/morning room and includes under floor heating. The bespoke kitchen designed by ?Great British Kitchens’ features a unique island occupying a commanding position, surrounded by handmade maple wood cabinets, granite work surfaces, and a range of integrated Gaggenau appliances. A Media room, which is located off the breakfast room, is equipped with a state of the art audio-visual system with Dolby 5.1 Focal speakers and a Nuvo Essentia 6 zone multi-room audio system, expandable to 12 zones. The superb indoor pool complex, including changing room with shower and WC, can be seen and accessed from the morning room. With doors leading to the gardens the pool provides a tranquil and relaxing environment enhanced by mood lighting. With all the benefits of salt chlorinated water the pool is beautifully finished with reflective mosaic tiles. A separate air conditioned gymnasium is also accessed from the morning room and a large mirror and ballet rails provide the perfect area in which to exercise. All ground floor reception rooms offer access to the landscaped rear gardens and terrace.
 
Beyond the kitchen is a utility room, complete with granite work surfaces, boot room and plant room.
 
Further ground floor accommodation includes the study, wine room with Gaggenau coolers, guest cloakroom and an abundance of storage. The staff / annexe accommodation is accessed either from the utility room or via a separate entrance at the side of the house. The entrance porch features built-in storage and a gardener’s WC and stairs lead up to the unusually large annexe accommodation comprising open plan kitchenette/living room/bedroom and separate bedroom and bathroom.
 
First Floor
A flight of limestone stairs with wrought iron balustrade leads up to a large galleried landing on the first floor. The impressive guest bedroom suite, with bespoke curtains and co-ordinated furnishings, comprises dressing room fitted with furniture by Richard Baker and en-suite bathroom with under floor heating.
Further along the landing is the generous air conditioned master suite. It comprises dressing room with wardrobes by Richard Baker, luxury en suite and access to a contemporary and secluded decked roof garden with subtle lighting and automatically watered planters. The en-suite features large steam room and shower, bath overlooking the roof garden, TV/DA B radio/DVD, under floor heating, Rako lighting and blind/curtain control. There are three further generously proportioned bedroom suites to this floor and one further bedroom.
 
Gardens and Grounds
Little Foxes is set within fully landscaped and immaculately maintained south west facing grounds. There are mature landscaped gardens to the front, side and back with an array of beautiful trees and shrubs offering privacy and seclusion. The gardens feature a 7 zone flower bed irrigation system, a 4500 litre rainwater harvester and attractive greenhouse with high-level irrigation system. A Mediterranean yorkstoned courtyard with lighted cypress trees lies directly in front of the french doors to the pool house. A paved sandstone terrace area at the rear of the house offers ideal space for entertaining. A co-ordinated lighting system surrounds the garden and terrace areas creating the perfect atmosphere for evening entertaining.
To the front of the house electronic wooden gates open onto the extensive brick paved driveway bordered by mature trees and shrubs.
 
The garaging is situated adjacent to the annexe entrance and provides generously proportioned secure parking for four cars. The property has a discreetly sited bank of 4 kW solar panels.

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01.05.2014 Property launched to market with a guide price of £5,950,000
 
Last Updated: 27.01.2016

 

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