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4 bedroom detached house for sale
Cookham, Berkshire SL6 9SD
- 3 reception rooms
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms (1 en suite)
- 2 garages
- Mature secluded plot
Beechcroft is situated in a desirable private road within the picturesque and highly regarded village of Cookham, located on the River Thames. Cookham offers a fine selection of boutique shops, public houses and restaurants whilst further more extensive amenities are available at Maidenhead and Beaconsfield (approximately 3 and 6 miles respectively). The village is well situated for easy road communication from the M4 (Junction 8/9) which links to the A404(M)/M40 and the M25; rail access is equally convenient with fast connections to London (Paddington) available from Maidenhead and to London (Marylebone) from Beaconsfield. A branch line from Cookham railway station provides access to Marlow or Maidenhead.
The surrounding countryside and the banks of the River Thames provide numerous pleasant walks and boating and sailing is available at Cookham Reach Sailing Club (situated at the end of Berries Road). The region is well served for sporting and leisure facilities including the David Lloyd Centre and Magnet Leisure Centre in Maidenhead; golf at Marlow, Maidenhead, Temple, Harleyford and Henley golf clubs; tennis at Maidenhead, Bisham and Windsor and horse racing at Windsor and Ascot. The area is renowned for its excellent schools with a wide range of state and independent schooling available nearby.
Set within wonderful landscaped gardens in a fairly secluded plot, Beechcroft is a charming family house offering versatile accommodation arranged over two floors.
The house is well-presented and additionally there is the opportunity to update or rearrange/extend the accommodation (subject to the necessary planning consents) to take full advantage of the good-sized plot and superb aspect and location.
Positioned near the entrance to this sought-after road and set-back behind established trees and hedging, Beechcroft is reached via a gravelled parking area adjacent to a lawn with flower borders. Additional parking is provided to the side of the property.
Inside, the ground floor provides well-proportioned reception areas which are interlinked and ideal for both family living and/or entertaining. The drawing room is welcoming and bright with an open fireplace with marble hearth and a painted wooden mantelpiece; a further sitting area offers access to the paved terrace via sliding patio doors. Adjacent is the dining room with a large picture window enjoying views over the rear gardens. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted with a range of wooden wall and base units and incorporates a useful breakfast bar separating the kitchen from the informal dining area, which benefits from sliding doors to the gardens.
The first floor provides four bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes. In addition the master bedroom has an en suite bathroom with separate shower with a further family bathroom is situated off the main landing.
The gardens are well-maintained and undoubtedly a fine feature of the property, having been designed to provide visual year-round interest; an ornamental pond with water feature and rockery is worthy of particular note. A hedge and pergola arch adorned with established climbing shrubs, divides the garden into two parts whilst the paved sun terrace, accessible from the main reception room and kitchen, offers a superb 'al fresco' dining area.
Reception hall, drawing room, family room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, cloakroom, master bedroom with en suite bathroom, 3 further bedrooms, family bathroom, 2 garages, delightful mature gardens.
From Junction 7 of the M4 motorway, proceed to the end of the slip road and turn left onto the A4 Bath Road towards Maidenhead. Continue on this road for approximately 4 miles until you reach Maidenhead River Bridge and at the mini roundabout turn right into Ray Mead Road (this road becomes Lower Cookham Road and then Sutton Road). Turn left into Cookham High Street (B4447) and then take the first right at The Crown Public House into Berries Road: Beechcroft will be found a short distance along on the right hand side.