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On the market: Eric Ambrose-designed 1950s midcentury Gateway House in Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey (updated)

Eric Ambrose-designed Gateway House in Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey
Eric Ambrose-designed Gateway House in Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey

A house we featured some time back seems to be back on the market. With it, the Eric Ambrose-designed Gateway House in Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey has had something of a price cut too. Not that this place is cheap now – far from it.

Eric Ambrose-designed Gateway House in Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey
Eric Ambrose-designed Gateway House in Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey

Described as a midcentury modern property, Gateway House, which sits in 2.5 acres of land and is in the sought-after village of Worplesdon, was designed by the renowned architect Eric Ambrose in conjunction with Scott Brownrigg Turner in the late 1950s. The architectural intentions and layout have largely been preserved from that era, although considerable modernisation inside has left a house that straggles the old and the new.

Eric Ambrose-designed Gateway House in Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey
Eric Ambrose-designed Gateway House in Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey

If that appeals, along with space and light, Gateway House should be for you. It’s a six-bedroomed house with an open outlook over the gardens, a large contemporary kitchen/family room, with direct access onto the sun terrace, a master bedroom suite with walk in wardrobe and a triple aspect living room. Outside, gardens surround the property on all sides, with electric gates opening onto a driveway giving access to garaging.

Eric Ambrose-designed Gateway House in Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey
Eric Ambrose-designed Gateway House in Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey

The large and private plot, which was formerly a crocus farm and borders on open woodland. There is also a detached double garage, tennis court and paved terrace as well as extensive lawns.

Eric Ambrose-designed Gateway House in Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey
Eric Ambrose-designed Gateway House in Worplesdon, Guildford, Surrey

Check out the new agent’s listing, as a number of new images are now online if you want to see more. as for the price, that’s gone down from a previous £2,250,000 to a current price of £1,975,000. Like we said, still in the realms of fantasy for the vast majority of us.

Find out more at the Zoopla webiste