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Oldfield Wood – own a piece of history

The year is 1895 and Martians have invaded Surrey, destroying everything in sight with their heat rays…

At least, that’s what H.G. Wells was imagining when he was cycling around the village of Woking whilst working on his literary classic, War of the Worlds. One landmark that he would have gone past on an almost daily basis was St Peter’s memorial home on Maybury Hill, a convent run by the Anglican Sisterhood of St Peter.

Located just a few minutes from Well’s home, it is not surprising that this handsome red brick building at Oldfield Wood caught his eye. He eventually based the narrator of his story in a house opposite this prestigious building.

The convent has since been designated as a Grade ll listed building and has been converted into 28 apartments and houses. After successfully selling a five-bedroom home here recently we were approached by the neighbours who asked us if we could help them sell their home too. Having fallen in love with this gorgeous piece of history, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to sell another of these beautiful homes.

Take a closer look below:

With high ceilings and beautiful period features, this home is certain to impress.

Imagine enjoying a meal with this gorgeous view.

The property boasts five spacious bedrooms – perfect for a growing family.

This home also benefits from a beautiful modern kitchen and dining area with plenty of space for friends and family.

The five acres of communal gardens at Oldfield Wood are exceptional.

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With beautiful landscaping.

And a private residents tennis court.

This Woking home really is not one to be missed and would be perfect for someone working in the city who wants a taste of the country life, or has a growing family and needs more space. Commuting from Woking to London Waterloo takes less than 30 minutes, so you could be in the city in no time!

If you would like to find out more about Oldfield Wood, then please do get in touch.