4 bedroom detached house for saleWicks Lane, Shurlock Row, Waltham St Lawrence, RG10
Sold STC £1,100,000
- 4 bedrooms (2 en suite)
- 2 reception rooms
- kitchen/dining/family room
- family bathroom
- utility room & cloakroom
- detached garage/gym
- garden, parking
Period cottage with a contemporary twist
Located on the edge of the attractive village of Shurlock Row, between Reading and Maidenhead. It boasts 2 pubs, a garage and a village green with cricket club. There are a number of good schools in the area including a nursery school, village primary school and a variety of state and private schools including Holyport College, Reading Blue Coats, The Abbey, Queen Anne's and other very good schools in Eton/Windsor and Ascot. The village lies to the south of Twyford and is only 8 miles from the pretty, riverside market town of Henley-on-Thames. More comprehensive facilities can be found in Windsor, Maidenhead, Twyford and Wokingham, all of which have railway stations serving London (about 25 minutes from Twyford to Paddington) and Crossrail due to be completed in 2018. The property is conveniently located for junction 8/9 of the M4, providing easy access to London, Heathrow and the motorway network.
A unique detached home combining the charm of a period cottage, believed to date back to the 16th century and a contemporary two storey new build extension. To the front of the property, in the oldest part of the house is the sitting room with wooden floors, a fabulous Inglenook fireplace with original mantle and a door leading to rear garden. There is also a study/snug with exposed beams. An inner hall leads to the modern extension.The kitchen/dining/family room has a fabulous 18' high vaulted ceiling with full height glass windows and bi-folding doors out to the terrace. The kitchen is fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted units with integrated appliances and granite work surfaces, Porcelain tiled floors with under floor heating. There is also a utility and cloakroom. The property has four double bedrooms located in two separate parts of the cottage. In the old house there are two bedrooms and a shower room. In the new extension there are two en suite bedrooms and a study area.
To the side of the property there is a gravel driveway providing parking for several vehicles and leading to the garage (currently used as a gym). The rear garden has been beautifully landscaped with box hedging, mature shrubs and trees, covered area with plumbing and wiring for a jacuzzi with lighting and decked surround, large expense of lawn, extremely well maintained lawns bordered by close board panel fencing and an array of shrubs, plants and dwarf trees, greenhouse, garden shed, and behind a pretty picket fence is a vegetable/fruit garden. Leading from the kitchen there is a sunken garden which has a timber decked floor with cast iron steps to the remaining
Square Footage: 1,730 sq ft
From Henley, crossing the bridge, turn right on the A321 towards Wargrave. Pass through the village of Wargrave and at the junction with the A4 continue over the roundabout in the direction of Twyford. At Twyford, continue across the traffic lights following signs towards Bracknell (B3018). Pass Dolphin School and take the first turning on the left into Hungerford Lane and continue towards the village of Shurlock Row. Take the first turning right in to Wicks lane and Foxcote will be found after a short distance on the right hand side. Postcode RG10 0PJ
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