Situated in south-east Surrey on the south facing slope of the north down with views across the river Wey valley to the south downs at Hindhead and the Devils Punchbowl.
Sheltered from the north, by the north down ridge known as the Hogs Back, the prevailing wind is from the south west, this gives the area a drier weather compared to the otherside of the north down behind us where the rain level is higher.
Peper Harow is a beautiful peaceful and tranquil place, this is why it lent itself to early human habitation because of its natural security.
Settled since Saxon times and first recorded in the Doomsday Book, Peper Harow has an interesting and diverse history spanning the centuries and enjoys an outstanding architectural and horticultural heritage.
Today Peper Harow is a Conservation Area in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
It is a private residential estate, home to over 30 families, and is not open to the public.
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Wildlife that inhabits the park, include Muntjack Deer, Rabbits, Grey Squirrels, Swans, Ducks, Snakes, Frogs, and various birds, to name just a few.
The hamlet of Peper Harow is divided into two parts:
To the North of the access road, and from the west cattle grid to the front gate, and the field to the West of the Millenium seat has a managed game syndicate run by the farmer owner Mr Fuller.
To the South of the access road to the river is residential with many small
children, this area is considered by some of these owners to be a wildlife
sanctury and no tresspassing or hunting is permitted.
Although the parkland is open, it has some unmarked boundaries between its various owners, the residents know where their property boundaries are, and strive to observe them.
The Residential part of Peper Harow common interests are managed by:
Peper Harow Residents Association Limited.
looks after the sewage treatment works and all pipes connected to it.
Peper Harow House Limited.
looks after the mansion and its grounds.
Park Avenue has its own residents group.
The Farm and farmland is owned and managed by Mr Robert Fuller.
Nearly all other houses and cottages are owner/occupier.