Discover a home where community & nature thrive.
Elegant & sustainable village homes on the edge of the Surrey Hills.
Those seeking a vibrant village lifestyle, without having to compromise on a home with a modern, energy-efficient specification, will find an exciting opportunity at Manorwood in picturesque West Horsley. Delivered as part of a joint venture between Thakeham and Abri, Manorwood comprises a collection of one-bedroom apartments as well as two, three and four-bedroom family houses and even a selection of chalets and bungalows, set in four distinct character areas and adjacent to woodland and open countryside.
Manorwood offers a range of elegant house types to suit all lifestyles, whether buyers are looking for contemporary open plan living or a more traditional layout. Every home boasts at least a B rating for energy efficiency, which outperforms most properties in England.
A comprehensive suite of energy-efficient integrated appliances by AEG or Electrolux is provided, every home has electric car charging, solar panels will be installed across the homes and interior installation includes low energy lighting and premium insulation. High efficiency boilers, water saving taps and comfort ventilation all also help to reduce energy bills and CO2 emissions. The average carbon emissions per home will be only 1.5 tonnes CO2 per year – around half the UK average.
Every resident will benefit from light and airy living spaces and a private rear garden, with fitted wardrobes or a walkin wardrobe to all the main bedrooms and in the larger houses, to the second bedrooms. Hardwearing flooring is fitted in the hallways, kitchens and bathrooms, with carpeting in the living rooms, bedrooms and on the stairs and landing.
Residents and the wider community will benefit from a range of leisure facilities at Manorwood, including a multi-purpose sports hall and two outdoor courts specially designed for Padel tennis. Further investment will expand the existing Footprints Montessori Day Nursey, ranked ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Bens Wood to the north of the development provides 16 acres of idyllic green space for residents to explore and will enhance local biodiversity through ponds, wet meadow and species-rich grassland. Bat and bird boxes, plus hedgehog highways will be installed throughout Manorwood’s homes and green space.
West Horsley is home to a number of fantastic local businesses and nestled at the edge of the Surrey Hills, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Nearby East Horsley is home to a range of local amenities, while Cobham and Guildford, just five and eight miles away respectively, provide a wider selection of high street and independent shops, chic restaurants and fashionable bars.
The area also benefits from a choice of highly regarded and Ofsted ‘outstanding’ state and independent schools offering nursery education through to sixth form. Manorwood offers easy access to both the A3 and M25. Horsley Railway Station, a four-minute car ride away, provides direct routes to Guildford, Wimbledon and London Waterloo in 14 minutes, 32 minutes and 49 minutes, respectively. Regular local bus services provide routes to a host of local villages including Ripley, Effingham and Little Bookham.
Prices start from £385,000 for a one-bedroom apartment and £590,000 for a two-bedroom house.