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Rusper Road, Capel, Dorking £1,700,000


  • Price £1,700,000
  • Location Dorking
  • Type Coach House
  • Bedroom 5
  • Status Available

The original building was constructed in 1790 as part of The Broadwood Estate. It was previously used by The Crown to store Her Majesty The Queen’s State Carriages. These carriages were moved in the late 1980s to Dorking Museum and The Carriage House was renovated and converted into a unique, high-quality home nestled on the Surrey/Sussex Borders.

The nearby villages of Capel and Rusper offer a selection of local shops, playgroups and primary schools, a surgery, village churches, clubs, societies and several fine country pubs. Nearby towns include Horsham and Dorking. Ockley Station is 4.8 miles drive away. (10 minutes by car.)

There are excellent road links with the M25 and M23 motorways and Gatwick and Heathrow International Airports.

ENTRANCE PORCH: Part glazed front door to:

RECEPTION HALL: Inset ceiling lighting, wall light points, exposed brick flooring.

UTILITY LOBBY: Cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier. Oil fired boiler for the underfloor central heating throughout the property. Coat storage. Inset ceiling lights, brick flooring.

CLOAKROOM: Low flush WC. Part tiled walls Wash-basin on vanity unit, extractor fan, hatch to loft above, brick flooring.

SITTING ROOM: 23’6”x 17’6” Triple aspect with vaulted ceiling and exposed support timbers. Magnificent raised fireplace with “Jotul” wood burning stove, TV point,  ceramic tiled floor.

ORANGERY: 22’6”x 15’2” Vaulted ceiling, large central skylight and inset LED lighting. Enjoying amazing views over the grounds with access via side casement door and triple folding doors onto the kitchen patio. “Jotul” wood burning stove, part wood-panelled walls, storage cupboard.

MAGNIFICENT KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 24’5”x17’9” Vaulted ceiling with exposed support beams, double aspect, outlook onto the grounds and front courtyard. “Jotul” wood burning stove, ceramic tiled floor with under-floor heating. Bespoke Country-Style fitted kitchen with inset old timbers, brick plinths, wooden fronts, tiled topped units and breakfast peninsular comprising:

One and a half bowl enamel sink and drainer, range of cupboards below. Fitted “Britania” Gas range-cooker set in a brick chimney surround with alcoves and extractor above. Alcove for American style fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for dishwasher. Double opening doors onto Kitchen Patio.


Morning Area: Double opening doors leading onto and overlooking the main front courtyard. A very pleasant place to sit with a coffee and read the newspaper. Brick flooring.

MASTER BEDROOM: 15’x 14’4” A fine double aspect room featuring vaulted ceiling, ceiling lights, two casement doors onto a private side garden. Ceramic tiled floor.

DRESSING ROOM: 15’x 6’8 Full-width wardrobes and storage cupboards, loft access, ceramic tiled floor. Window overlooking the duck pond.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 10’10”x 9’ Large walk-in shower cubicle featuring dual shower heads, whirlpool bath set atop a plinth of ancient ship’s timbers, remaining flooring set with ceramic tiles. Porcelain washbasin, high flush WC. Storage cupboard, half tiled walls.

FURTHER BEDROOMS: Bedrooms Two and Three each have their own en-suite facilities and additionally are interconnected by double doors allowing the pair to be utilised as one large Guest Suite if required.

BEDROOM TWO: 19’6”x 13’ Dual aspect and double-opening doors to outside.  Fitted wardrobes. Interconnecting double doors to Bedroom Three.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 8’8”x5’10” Panel enclosed bath with antique styling, telephone style mixer and shower head, pedestal wash basin, low flush WC. Extractor fan, window providing ventilation and natural light.

BEDROOM THREE: 19’6”x 14’7” Dual aspect, inset ceiling lights, fitted wardrobes. Interconnecting double doors from Bedroom Two.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 10’3”x6’3” Built-in shower cubicle with overhead and handheld spray heads, pedestal wash basin, low flush WC. Ceramic tiled floor, extractor fan, loft access.


GARAGE/OFFICE: 665ft.sq.

GARAGE/MAIN ROOM: 21’6”x 20’’10” Dual aspect with five bi-fold doors from the

SECOND GATED COURTYARD Allowing this building to be used for high quality garaging along with a multitude of other purposes. Ceramic flooring, inset ceiling lighting, Storage loft above.

GARAGE/OFFICE ROOM TWO: 16’x 9’10” Double aspect. Casement door and outlook over the grounds. Inset ceiling lights.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 9’10”x 4’10” Large walk-in shower cubicle, overhead and hand-held sprays, glazed shower screen, washbasin in vanity unit, low flush WC. Window providing natural light and ventilation, ceramic tiled floor, chromium heated towel rail/radiator.

OFFICE/ANNEXE: 765ft.sq.

OFFICE/ANNEXE MAIN ROOM: 22’7”x 22’2” Dual aspect and outlook over the grounds. Casement doors side and front leading out to a patio. Fitted peninsular unit with sink and storage making an ideal bar section.

Inner lobby to:

OFFICE ANNEXE ROOM TWO: 11’9”x 11’3” Double opening doors onto the grounds.

OFFICE/ANNEXE EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Shower cubicle with electric shower, washbasin, low flush WC.

OFFICE/ANNEXE STORE ROOM: 7’x 7’ Shelves, wall heater, power points, TV point.

STABLE: Loose Box: 13’x 11’ and Tack Room: 11’x 7’5” Electric power and light. Stable doors and side access.

HAYBARN & MOWER STORE: 35’x 11’9” Wooden lap construction under a corrugated roof. Double opening doors, electric power and lighting.

TWO STOREY WENDY HOUSE: 13’x 7’8” Electric power, heating and lighting.

OPEN BAY SHED: 22’x 9’10” Ideal for quads, bicycles etc.

WOODSHED: 8’10”x 8’7


These glorious grounds extend to almost one acre and are encompassed within the original brick walls of the former estate providing the perfect combination of seclusion and security.

The land runs very gently downhill from the main house towards the south-eastern corner with a fine rural outlook over fields and woodland beyond. This more natural corner of the garden features a large KOI-POND with pump and filters as required.

GAZEBO AND DECKING: Ideal for summer garden parties.


Council Tax Band: G EPC: Band E

CCTV Throughout the property and off-site uplink system.

Floor Plan