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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Smewins Road, White Waltham, Berkshire, SL6

£1,725,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A stunning Grade II listed family home and annex within landscaped grounds, in an attractive rural location overlooking the farmland of White Waltham and Waltham St Lawrence. The house dates from late medieval times and has been modernised to an extremely high standard whilst preserving historic character features.

A delightful hallway / library with exposed timber frame and open fireplace leads to the principle reception rooms, including a charming family room with wood burning stove set into a brick fireplace, leading to a modern fitted kitchen overlooking the rear gardens, with an Aga, Miele cooker, Amana fridge freezer, granite worktops and a comprehensive range of storage, which in turn leads to a separate utility room. A dual aspect sitting room is entered through double doors featuring a wood burning stove. Other accommodation includes a cloakroom and stair hallway.

The main staircase provides access to the master bedroom, with fitted wardrobes, en-suite bathroom with free standing roll-top bath, and 2 further double bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms. The master bedroom features a vaulted beamed ceiling and views across the gardens and neighbouring fields. A separate staircase leads up to a fourth bedroom / studio with vaulted timber ceiling and a bathroom adjacent.

Outside the gardens are mainly laid to lawn, which slopes down to one of the main features of the property, the moat, and are planted with well established trees and shrubs. Terraces around the house provide a variety of seating and dining areas. There is a double garage and converted granary annex with living / bedroom area, kitchenette and bathroom. Services include mains electricity, oil fired central heating, satellite broadband, private drainage.

Location

Situated in a rural setting overlooking the farmland of White Waltham and Waltham St Lawrence, there are excellent transport links by rail from Twyford and Maidenhead to London Paddington, Reading and the West Country, with Crossrail planned for the area. The location is well situated with excellent road links to the A4, M4 and via the A404 to the M40.
There are local notable schools including Claire's Court and St Pirans in Maidenhead, Crosfields, Abbey, Kendrick and Reading Grammar schools, St Joseph's College all based in Reading, and Reading Blue Coat in Sonning.
The local area also provides excellent sporting opportunities including the nearby Castle Royal Golf and Health Club.

Directions

From our offices in Twyford proceed to the central traffic lights and turn left into the London Road, taking the 3rd right turning into Ruscombe Road. Follow the road, B3024, for several miles into Waltham St Lawrence, past the war memorial, and turn right into Smewins Road, signposted Beenhams Heath, where the property will be found on the right hand side.


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 February 2016

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