An exceptional oak framed family home with ground floor extensions set in professionally landscaped gardens – the interior reflecting the flair and style expected of an interior designer.
In a short cul de sac. Well placed for schools, Winnersh railway station, M4 access, shops and Dinton Pastures Country Park.
Designed with four bedrooms but now adapted to provide a larger master bedroom with en suite shower room, 2/3 further bedrooms, family bathroom, landing, reception hall, cloakroom, exceptional living room and separate dining room, each featuring oak timbers, the former with a magnificent feature fireplace with inset gas effect fire. Exceptional recently refitted kitchen, skillfully designed “with all the appliances” and storage space. Garden room, office linking the garden room to the breakfast room/informal dining area.
Gas fired central heating with radiators throughout. Professionally designed/landscaped gardens. 1½ width garage – currently occupied as a studio. Parking for at least a further six cars.
DESCRIPTION/LOCATION: A Potton oak framed house adapted and extended, with the interior to the owner’s demanding standard. The kitchen and en suite bathroom have recently been refitted with the kitchen expertly designed and fitted by Berkshire Kitchens and Bathrooms. Throughout the house there has been every attention to detail, with all space well utilized, combining to make this a home of exceptional quality and set in beautiful landscaped gardens. The accommodation on the first floor originally included four bedrooms and two bathrooms/shower rooms (one en suite) but is now adapted to provide a larger master bedroom. The second doorway from the landing remains, so the property could be quite easily reconfigured to offer four first floor bedrooms. There have been two extensions to the ground floor. The first being the breakfast room/informal dining room approached from the kitchen, with a link now occupied as an office that leads to a magnificent former conservatory which is now “a proper room” and which we have described as the garden room. Apart from perhaps cold winter evenings when you might enjoy the coal effect gas fire in the timbered living room, you would otherwise live in this garden room to enjoy and fully appreciate the gardens. The recently refitted bespoke kitchen is a work of art and combines the character of the property with a fabulous kitchen. The accommodation is complemented by a conversion of the garage to provide a studio. Subject to planning, there may be other opportunities to enlarge the property at ground floor and possibly first floor level.
Willow Cottage forms the part of Watmore Lane that is now a cul de sac – so no passing traffic. Within a few minutes walk, there are two primary schools, local shops, bus services passing along the Reading Road and the Forest School Academy (11- 18 years). Winnersh station offers services on the Reading to London, Waterloo line with a connection at Wokingham offering services to Guildford/Gatwick. The A329M, about two miles, provides access to the M4 (Junction 10) and via a series of mainly dual carriageways, the M3 just to the south of Bracknell at Bagshot. Winnersh is an important strategically placed centre between Reading and Wokingham and well placed for other important towns including Maidenhead and Slough to the north and Basingstoke and Camberley to the South. One of the quite exceptional amenities available to the people of Winnersh is Dinton Pastures Country Park – which is within walking distance. It offers lovely walks around the lakes, fishing and boating opportunities.
The accommodation comprises:
Bedroom: With built in wardrobes and reading lights. Further range of five wardrobes, part hanging and part shelved. Two eaves cupboards, one radiator, two dormer windows, exposed oak timbers.
Shower Room: Corner shower cubicle with Matki shower screen and shower fitment, wash hand basin with cupboards below and to one side, low level WC, heated towel rail, extractor fan.
Bedroom 2: With built in wardrobes, part hanging, part shelved with mirrored doors, radiator, eaves storage cupboard.
Bedroom 3: With range of three wardrobes and eaves cupboard.
Family Bathroom: With modern suite comprising bath with mixer taps and separate shower fitment, range of cupboards and drawers with inset wash hand basin, low level WC heated towel rail
Landing: With airing cupboard and access to fully boarded roof space.
Reception Hall: With radiator, beech vaneer wood flooring
Cloakroom: Wash hand basin, low level WC, beech vaneer wood flooring
Living Room: Featuring the oak frame and with magnificent feature fire place with inset coal/log effect gas fire, double aspect, two radiators, bi folding doors to garden room, beech vaneer flooring.
Dining Room: With double aspect, beech vaneer flooring. The timber frame work of beams between the hall and dining room has been fully exposed.
Kitchen: A bespoke and skillfully designed kitchen by Berkshire Kitchen and Bathrooms, creating a feeling of space whilst ceasing every opportunity to incorporate work tops, cupboards and domestic appliances. Double bowl sink unit set in work top with cupboards and drawers below and incinerator. Zanussi double oven (width) with extractor hood above and plinth heater below and separate Zanussi combi oven. Neff integrated dishwasher and integrated freezer. Various ranges of wall mounted and floor units, including but not exclusively, cupboards with pull out pan storage, spice cupboard, full height fridge, pull out larder, space for tumble dryer (Zanussi), display cupboards, further storage. Door to side. Adjoining
Breakfast Room: (Informal Dining Area) With three double radiators – overlooking the rear garden
Link Office/Corridor: Overlooking the rear garden
Garden Room: (formerly the Conservatory) approached through bi-folding doors from the principal reception room and with doors to the garden. This is really is a special room and now with a permanent roof, it can be enjoyed throughout the year.
Garage (1½ width): With double doors and personal door to rear. Currently occupied as a studio.
Gardens: The front garden includes an extensive paved area with parking for at least six cars and also an area of formal garden. There is a good width beside the house leading to the quite magnificent landscaped and professionally laid out rear garden. The width at the front is 17.7m narrowing to 10.76m and there is an overall depth of 55.39m. The garden comprises a significant area of lawn with interspersed flower beds, shrub beds and trees creating an interesting design. There are several seating areas, including a paved area adjoining the rear of the house. There is also a water feature comprising a small pond.
Services: Mains, water, gas, electricity and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating.
Energy Efficiency Rating: C70
Council Tax Band: G
Tenure: Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment with the Owner’s Sole Agents Martin & Pole. Tel: 0118 978 0777 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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