This “magnificent” character property can host 20 dinner guests and sits in half an acre of land with “spectacular” views.

Mill Mere, in the centre of Elstead, has been renovated throughout, preserving its period features while making it suitable for modern living.

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The large living room which features a central open fireplace. (Bourne Estate Agents)

Character features of the historic property include an open fireplace, while the exterior of the property has views out over the town and countryside.

On the ground floor there is a kitchen and breakfast room with bespoke designer fittings, a central island and an Aga cooker.

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The dining room has space to seat twenty people, plus a bar area. (mill mere)

The spacious dining room will “easily” seat 20 people in one sitting, and features a separate serving area and a bar.

Elsewhere on the ground floor is the living room, which has the open fireplace as a centrepiece, and a utility area with two washing machines and dryers, as well as a WC.

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The kitchen and breakfast room, which features a central island. (Bourne Estate Agents)

Upstairs, the first floor is made up of five bedrooms with three en-suites, while the loft area has scope for further accommodation.

In the garden, there is an additional outbuilding with an office/games room, a store and a roofed barbecue area.

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The house has five bedrooms, three with en-suite bathrooms. (Bourne Estate Agents)

The property is being marketed by Bourne Estate Agents and is listed for a guide price of £1,850,000.

The agent commented: “A magnificent detached character family home, located in the heart of Elstead, which has been renovated throughout with just under half an acre plot.

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The sweeping front driveway. (Bourne Estate Agents )

The current owners have invested a great deal into the property and it is immediately apparent even before you step through the door.

“The landscaped gated front driveway offers plenty of space for multiple cars.”