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Visiting Cobham, Oxshott, Esher, Hampton Court or Chessington? Stay Here!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,650 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Relocating Families and Visitors < 30 min London Gatwick,Heathrow, Movie Studios

The Old Station Masters House was built in 1868 to house the Station Master and his Family. Situated just 3.4miles from junction 9 on the M25 it is less than 30 minutes from Heathrow and Gatwick airports. London is 28min by fast train.

We are only 2 miles from Chessington World of Adventures and 20min from Thorpe Park. Free Parking. Summer Camp Beaumont & Camp Barracudas minutes away. Sandown Racecourse, Hampton Court Palace, Taxi service, Woodland heath walks outside door.

Situated in the countryside,with hundreds of acres of heath and walks/biking just outside your door and only a 5 minute drive from Chessington World of Adventures and Sanddown Racecourse- the Old Station Masters House is well situated to visit all major nearby attractions. Please see the guidebook for a good list of activities in the area.

Don't have a car? No problem. With a taxi stand only steps away, and the train at your disposal, you can go anywhere when you like.

Currently four bedrooms sleeping 7, 2+2+2+1 plus a baby travel cot. Also a click clack sofa bed sleeping 1 but comfort not guaranteed if used as a bed.

We love children and have some toys available for play stored inside a bench seat inside the living room including wooden trains of course! Additionally, there is a garden slide, a step2 rollercoaster deck and lots of woodland to explore outside steps from the house.

Baby Equipment: The house is not baby proofed and there are no stairgates but we now offer a bottle sterilizer, travel cot and baby car seat. Just so you dont have to worry!

Guest Access

Whole house. Washing machine/dryer,Garden,Two Refrigerators and Freezers, Soaking Bathtub/Shower/Cloakroom,Dining Room, Living Room, Garden toys in toybox, slide, rollercoaster & seating in garden.

Interaction with Guests- On check in and as needed.We live 1 road away.

This house is very popular with families visiting Chessington and looking to give their little one a once in a lifetime experience sleeping at a Train Station.

We also help people relocate to the area from all over the world due to it's amazing accommodation for the price and ease of access and closeness to the local International School. Also, Having been an expat for over 13 years, I love to give advice on the area as required including schools, traffic, securing resources (ie doctors etc) and location of home.

We drop by at check out time to ensure house is vacant and check condition and give directions where to leave the keys. Available by phone/text to answer questions.

The Neighbourhood

Area is an upscale residential neighborhood surrounded by heath and woodland. Nearby attractions include Hobbledown (Epsom), Chessington, Bocketts Farm (Bookham), Brooklands (Weybridge), Sandown Racecourse (Esher), Epsom Derby (Epsom), Garsons Farm Pick your own (Esher), The Chelsea Football Club (Stoke D'Abernon), Hampton Court Palace, Kingston and Chessington World of Adventures (Chessington). The High Street is about 1 mile away and has a Cafe', Spa/Salon, Indian Restaurant, Pub also serving Thai, and Petrol Station. Location is convenient for Wisley RHS Gardens, Claremont Gardens, Painshill Park Gardens. Several stables are nearby for horse riding and hacks. There are 3 Geocaches hidden within a 1-5 minute walk. Lots of baby classes around.

Oxshott is featured in the popular Shopaholic novels by British author Sophie Kinsella, as the hometown of the series' narrator, Becky Bloomwood.

Gordon Ramsey filmed a commercial in the Oxshott Heath.

Most of the historic novel (Beneath the ashes) by German author Tom Finnek is set in Oxshott and nearby Cobham. The novel deals with the Great Fire of London 1665–66 and the so-called "Diggers", a nonconformist dissenting group during the English Civil War.

Some scenes from the Monty Python feature film Jabberwocky (1977) were filmed in Oxshott Woods.

Gordon Ramsey filmed a commercial in the woods adjacent.

There is an amazing soft-play center and pool at the Leatherhead Leisure centre a few miles away.

The property is popularly situated along the Olympic games and annual Prudential Ride London cycle route. Cycling is popular throughout the year.

Guildford is 15min away and a popular destination with the High Street accessible on foot from the station. There is a park and ride bus to take guests to the Spectrum Leisure Center which has a lovely indoor waterpark, bowling, rock climbing, creche and ice skating.

Getting Around

House is located at a train station which is easilly accessible on the Guildford via Cobham route from London Waterloo approx 28min. Parking is available both gated and in front of property by arrangement. Taxi service is steps away. Take a train to Claygate (2 min) for easy access to shops and restaurants. Wimbledon is 15min direct. Owner may offer additional drop off/collection service to Painshill Park Claremont Gardens/RHS Wisley/Hobbledown/Chessington. Nice walks outside front door.

Chelsea football training grounds are just down the road as well as the Yehudi Menhuin School, Daneshill School, Claremont Fancourt School, Reeds School, Milbourne Lodge, ACS International, and Notre Dame.

Softplay at Leatherhead Leisure Centre. 5 playgrounds within 2 miles. Indoor waterpark at Guildford Spectrum accessible by train.

There is a huge fun paintball course located down the road. Horseback riding also nearby.

Other Things to Note

Bedroom 1 is a double and Bedroom 2 is a King ensuite. Bedroom 3 is a single. There is a 4th bedroom that is ensuite and has two single beds.

Bathroom is a shared family bathroom with underfloor heating, jet and hand sprays in the shower, and soakng bathtub.

The house has a full dining table seating 6+. Additional breakfast seating in kitchen.

LONG LETS 14-28days-3months. If you are needing a property for a short time due to flooding or otherwise please contact me to see what we can arrange.

Disabled Guests: The entrance is rather level and can accomodate a wheelchair however, there are no bath or shower offerings on the ground floor. There are no beds on the ground floor however there is a "click clack" sofa bed for which we cannot guarantee comfort.

Children- We love children and have a toybox filled with toys and toy trains.

We will hold the space for an enquiry for 1 day before letting someone else book.

If your stay is over 7 days you may have the cleaner in on a weekly basis for 59 / week. Longer stays are 89 for last weeks clean.

More Details

Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018

Why Cindy chose Elmbridge

Hi we have owned this property for many years, having renovated it with underfloor heating throughout. It is a unique quirky property that will yield terrific stories for your family for years. It will be an especially wonderful treat for any child who loves Thomas or Chuggington or is a fan of trains and in fact, we have a wooden train set available for them to play with!

What makes this house unique

We have hosted families where one parent is working in or near London along the railway route and the other who wants to settle nearby, visit family or enjoy the local daytrips without being crammed into a small London-City based hotel. You can have your cake and eat it too because we are just a short journey to London- 15min to Wimbledon where there are tons of restaurants, theatres/cinemas, and shopping and you don't need a car to get there. We are also a short journey to historic Guildford where fans of Alice & Wonderland will be greeted by statues. There are nighttime Ghost tours, a ruin/garden, boat rides at the museum, cute cobblestone streets, theatre and of course an indoor waterpark- again you don't need a car to get there. Chelsea football training grounds are just down the road, so football fans may spot players around. The house is semiattached to the station which means no noisy residential neighbors around. The station is a cute rural station which closes at 12 and is mainly quiet- Trains stop so you will hardly notice them.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Elmbridge in Surrey

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Clothing Rail will be in larger bedroom
    Double Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Has Desk/ Can fit a travel cot
    Single Bedroom - 1 Single Bed , Single Bed fits bed and small childs bookcase only
    Teen Bedroom - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Two single beds
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • limited accessibility
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • Racquetball
  • swimming
  • tennis
Highly recommended is a visit to Chessington World of Adventures which is just down the road. Ask, and if I am available I may be able to get you discounted tickets.


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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
London Gatwick
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
56 Miles
Nearest Golf
2.6 Miles
Leatherhead golf club
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2.6 Miles
The Raja
Nearest Ski
2.7 Miles
Sanddown Racecourse Grass Ski
Nearest Beach
60.4 Miles

Country houses like Polesdon Lacy to visit, RHS Wisley, Hampton Court Palace a few miles away, 30 minutes from London Heathrow. Other restraunts 2 min train Journey away for non-drivers. Brooklands Museum nearby. Schools for relocating families: Danes Hill, Royal Kent, Reeds, MilbourneLodge, Parkside, ACS International, St. Andrews Cobham, Notre Dame, Claremont. Amazing location.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Elmbridge, South East England

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £59
Refundable Damage Deposit £289
Pet Fee £125

Maximum number of guests 7. No smoking. This is a fun, totally safe, Victorian railway property so the trains do pass by 1/2 hourly but are very quiet. Woods directly opposite. Over 20 reviews on Airbnb. Have hosted many relocating families. No parties.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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