Rook Lane, Chaldon, Caterham CR3


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3


Maple Tree Cottage is an impressive 3 bedroom detached house dating from 1930, finished to a very high standard with an attractive south facing garden. The house extends to 1745 sqft / 162.1 sqm of spacious accommodation arranged over two floors.

Located in the semi-rural village of Chaldon . The village of Chaldon itself is set in rolling Surrey countryside, surrounded by a fascinating history, beautiful woods, parkland, leafy village lanes and rural charm. It also plays host to the Surrey National Golf course. The area offers an oasis of calm for couples and families in need of a country retreat, satisfying all the demands of family living. A simple, comfortable place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, offering a tranquil lifestyle with schools, shops and essential services a few minutes away in Caterham and Caterham-on-the-Hill.

The popular Church Walk shopping centre is located in Caterham offering a range of retail and coffee shops. There are several well renowned and sought after state and private schools in the vicinity, most notably, Caterham School (private sector) and St Johns (state sector).

Workshop 199 sqft / 18.21sqm,

Potting shed 42 sqft / 3.83 sqm

Home cinema 280 sqft / 25 sqm 2266sqft / 209.14sqm in total


The main entrance leads directly into a single south-facing corridor that provides circulation to all areas, whilst retaining a direct visual connection to the garden from every room. The kitchen and dining room are arranged in an open-plan layout, with sliding glass doors opening the entire space onto the decked area with views to the rear garden. Featuring a wide and welcoming hallway offering an oak and glass staircase to the Master Bedroom suite and featuring beautiful, bespoke oak shelves on the first landing, used to create a library and display area.

Utility room

There is an interconnected utility room. With a fitted utility sink, with wide oak double doors to allow easy access.

Living room

AV cupboard and TV stand with a (3.2m) single piece oak beam. Featuring 4 meters of tilt and Swing patio doors, ensuring a seamless blend of indoor and outdoor living and its own temperature controlled underfloor heating.

Kitchen & dining room

The kitchen comprises a built in Neff steam oven, Neff combi oven with microwave, LG American style fridge freezer, Neff 90 induction hob and integrated Neff dishwasher. The large bespoke central island featuring a large stainless-steel sink and beautiful bespoke oak breakfast bar is the cherry on the cake! The dining area also features 4 meters of tilt and swing patio doors, again ensuring a seamless blend of indoor and outdoor living - greatly enhancing the dining experience and again with its own temperature controlled underfloor heating.

Bedroom 1

Walking up the new oak stairs, passing the bespoke bult oak shelves, to the first floor is a master bedroom suite including a dressing area, an en-suite wet room with shower room with electric underfloor heating

bedroom 2

Situated at the front of the house.

Bedroom 3

Situated at the side of the house with good access to the downstairs bathroom, kitchen and living room areas. Perfect for visiting guests or family who can enjoy a high level of independence without disturbing the rest of the house, or makes an equally good study, office space or craft room. This room also features a large storage cupboard and large north facing window overlooking the front garden and its own temperature controlled underfloor heating.

Main bathroom

Serving the downstairs bedrooms and living areas, the main bathroom is set up as a wet room featuring a rain fall shower, w/c and deep luxurious bath. The bathroom enjoys natural light from a sun tunnel placed above the bath. Together they provide a calm relaxing bathing experience.

Loft/attic space

The loft space, accessed at the top of the 1st floor stairs provides a large, floored and insulated storage area.

Garden & drive

The property includes a private driveway with parking for numerous cars. Walled and secluded, the mature garden at Maple Tree Cottage features beautiful areas of planting with quiet spaces to sit and enjoy the garden. Whilst you relax you can admire the hand-built trellis and arbour with fragrant climbers. There is patio that is interconnected with the lounge and kitchen, making great entertaining space. Front and rear garden with trees, shrubs and flower borders. There are 3 outside taps from the front to the rear of the garden and a Large 300l water butt storing rainwater for gardening use. The garden also features gated side access.


Situated to the rear of the garden through an archway, the outbuildings are located around a small patio that together create a sense of travelling to somewhere new which allows the homeowner to spend time away from the house when working from home or if they wish to create the sense of separation between home and the office.

Workshop studio

Spacious workshop / art studio with fitted cupboards and utility sink. Fully insulated, with electricity and water supply

Garden studio / office / home cinema

Fully insulated and heavily sound proofed, the studio office space is very private, features two large sky light windows and 3 glass panels making it spacious and light. There is a W/c with a roof skylight window, complete with small sink that has hot and cold water. It has power and electric heating. Perfect for working from home or for home gym, yoga, meditation, hobby room or a home cinema - you can enjoy movies and entertaining without disturbing the neighbours.

Potting area

A sheltered area that allows in natural lights for potting needs, there is built in benches. It lighting and electricity.


by rail

Maple Tree Cottage has excellent transport links being within a couple of miles of the zone 6 stations of Upper Warlingham, Whyteleafe and has easy access to Merstham station providing direct links to London & the south coast. Each with large car parks. In addition, Maple Tree Cottage is 10 minutes' drive from Redhill mainline train station providing access to Thameslink to travel to Milton Keynes, Peterborough. And has direct, Central London avoiding rail links to Guildford and Reading.

Caterham (1.6 miles), Whyteleafe (2.8 miles), Whyteleafe South (2.7 miles)

Upper Warlingham (Thameslink) 2.9 miles,

Merstham (3 miles), Redhill 4.9 miles

By road

Maple Tree cottage has excellent road links to the M25 (Junctions 6,7 and 8) . Direct access to the M23 and sits between the A22 and A23.

M25 (Junction 6) 3 miles, Junction 7 - 3.9 miles, junction 8 – 5 miles

By air

Having excellent access to the M23, Maple tree cottage is less than 25 miles from Gatwick International airport and 45mins drive from Heathrow airport. Gatwick is also accessible from Merstham train station.

Gatwick airport 14.1 miles

Heathrow airport 30 miles
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