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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Braywick Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1DA

Guide Price £1,275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Individual Arts and Crafts house that has been carefully renovated.
  • Reception rooms are full of character.
  • Master bedroom has a balcony overlooking the garden.
  • Six bedrooms (one en suite) and four reception rooms.
  • Steam room in the Art Deco bathroom.
  • Large mature garden with heated swimming pool.
  • Vegetable garden with Hartley Botanical greenhouse and fruit cage.
  • Double garage and large driveway.
  • Five minutes walk from Maidenhead railway station, Crossrail in 2019.
  • Highly convenient Thames Valley / M4 corridor location near to many amenities.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Bonnyrigg is a delightful detached Arts and Crafts house built in 1908. The current owners have sympathetically restored the house, with many original features preserved, including parquet flooring, strap work ceilings and fire surrounds. The two principal reception rooms have original arches, and are double aspect.

The house is brick built with a tiled roof, finished with white render and black beams. With the exception of the two Velux windows on the second floor, the windows have all been replaced with locking hardwood double glazed windows. The majority of the internal doors have been replaced with solid wood doors. All external doors have five-point locking mechanisms.


Entrance Hall 5.43m x 3.14m
Parquet floor and original metal fireplace. Picture rail, dado rail with panelling below, four built in cupboards. Arts and Crafts strap work ceiling with staircase leading to first floor. One radiator.

Study 3.05m x 3.27m
Parquet flooring, built in cupboards, shelves and desk, picture rail and one radiator. One cupboard contains the gas fired Worcester boiler.

Lounge 6.05m x 4.4m
Parquet flooring and reproduction cast iron fireplace in full working order. Strap work ceiling and picture rail. Double aspect with bay window to front. Built in covers to four radiators.

Dining room 5.59m x 4.97m.
Stunning Arts and Crafts style room with arches, strap work ceiling, picture and dado rails. Lincrusta below dado. Marble tiled floor and hearth with living flame gas fire. Double aspect with bay window incorporating door to patio. Built in covers to three radiators.

Cloakroom 1.91m x 1.22m
High-level flush WC and vanity unit. Obscured window. Dado height art nouveau Lincrusta panels. Slate tiled floor. One radiator.

Kitchen 5.75m x 3.5m
Open plan to family room.
Sliding door to walk-in pantry with small window, shelving and marble counter top. Kitchen has a large window and oval breakfast bar. The kitchen is fitted with ‘Neptune’ hand–painted cupboards and drawers, housing a double Belfast sink, plumbing for water softener and ice maker plus two integrated dishwashers all under dark granite worktops. Space for large fridge freezer and for 4 oven Aga or range cooker. Slate tiled floor and tiled splash-backs. Wall cupboard containing electricity meter and consumer unit. Two steps lead up to Morning room.

Morning / Garden room 7.19m x 4.56m
Polished wooden flooring. Double aspect with Bow window overlooking the garden and French doors providing easy access to a large patio and the garden. Three wall lights. Dado rail with panelling below. Three radiators, two with covers. Lots of light is provided by a large ceiling lantern, set into a flat roof, which was replaced in 2014.

Utility Room 6.12m x 2.02m
Quarry tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine space for tumble dryer. Large double stainless steel sink unit. Traditional pulley style, ceiling mounted drying rack. One radiator. Gas meter. Space for fridge freezer. Two doors, one leading to patio, the other to side yard.

First Floor landing
Polished wooden floor, wooden panelling below dado. Large reproduction cast iron radiator. Staircase leading to second floor.

Master bedroom 4.36m x 4.03m
Polished wooden floor, original Art Nouveau fire surround with slip tiles, reproduction cast iron radiator. Double aspect including a half glazed door leading to wrought iron balcony overlooking the garden. Wiring for 4 wall lights. Door to en suite.

En suite Bathroom. 2.87m x 1.81m
Obscured window. Mosaic marble tiled floor. Corner shower with marble tiled walls. Low-level WC. Heated towel rail. Hand painted ‘Neptune’ vanity unit with basin. Lincrusta wallpaper. Two wall lights.

Bedroom 2 4.79m x 4.43m
Double aspect. Original fire surround. Range of hand-built fitted wardrobes. Small sink, one wall light, two radiators.
This room is currently used as a hobby room and has a long desk-height counter top fitted. It could also be used as a large home office, or of course it could easily be turned back into a large bedroom.

Bedroom 3 5.57m x 3.53m
Double aspect. Hand-built fitted wardrobe and cupboards. Dark wood flooring. Wiring for a single wall light. One radiator.

Bedroom 4 4.81m x 3.02 m
Original ceiling beams. Double aspect, wired for two wall lights, neutral beige carpet. Hand-built fitted wardrobes. Oriental cast iron fire front, reproduction cast iron radiator.

Main Bathroom 3.30m x 3.26m
Art Deco style bathroom with freestanding bath. Half tiled walls and tiled floor. Wiring for three wall lights. Pedestal sink and low-level WC. Glass door leading to large double shower cubicle/steam room, with floor, bench seat, ceiling and walls, all tiled. Large heated towel rack. Door to airing cupboard housing hot-water tank.

Second floor
Small landing with dark wood floor. Window overlooking rear garden. Sliding door to WC and wash-hand basin.

Bedroom 5 3.86m x 2.88m plus eaves storage.
Double aspect, dormer window to front, Velux window to rear. Sink unit with wiring for one wall light above. Two wall niches for bedside lamps. Range of built in cupboards in eaves. Built in dressing table/desk below dormer window. Carpeted in neutral grey.

Bedroom 6 3.50m x 2.31m
Velux window. Plumbing for sink unit with wiring for wall light above. Range of built in cupboards including a single height hanging space. Half door to fully boarded loft space with light. This is a single bedroom currently used a box room.

To the front of the property is a large gravelled drive way with parking for several cars. Brick built flowerbeds run along the front of the house. Stone steps lead up to a large open porch with a quarry-tiled floor.
A double brick built garage with tiled roof has good lighting and several power points. Both garage doors have been replaced with Hormann rollmatic doors. There is also a low level shed designed to house a trailer, which could be used as a bike shed. Armoured cable is in situ for an electric car charge point.

To the left of the house is a gated yard useful for storing bins, firewood and keeping pets safe. Outside tap, security light, door to utility room.

Japanese Garden
To the right of the house are double gates, leading to a Japanese style garden. Security light.

To the rear of the house is a large slate patio. With twin pergolas and two wisterias and raised beds. This area is a great suntrap. Outside tap, security light and wiring for five outside lights. Steps lead up to the lawn.

Main Garden
West facing this garden gets the afternoon sun. It is planted with many bushes and climbing plants, which are under-planted with snowdrops and bluebells. The lawn is partly shaded by a weeping silver birch tree. A path and steps lead to a second patio.

Swimming Pool approx. 8m x 4m
The pool is surrounded by an Indian sandstone patio, providing lots of room for sunbathing and alfresco dining. The garden here is planted with a palm tree and other hardy tropical plants. The pool is fibre-glassed and has built in steps and an underwater light. A timber pool house contains the boiler, water pump and pool filtration system. Alongside the pool house is a sheltered outside seating area with lighting, outdoor tap and an outdoor power point. A path and rustic steps lead to the vegetable garden.

Vegetable Garden
Outside tap. A half-brick Hartley Botanic greenhouse overlooks the whole garden. It has lighting, a power point and blinds. There is also a fruit cage and a shed. A wildlife pond is overlooked by a large dovecote. Multiple raised beds provide a wide range of produce. Permanent planting that will remain includes: asparagus, rhubarb, blackberries, blackcurrant, redcurrant, a white grape vine and both summer and autumn varieties of raspberry. There is an ancient apple tree and two recently planted apple trees.

In the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Bonnyrigg is conveniently close to Maidenhead town centre. Maidenhead has good shopping facilities including a Marks and Spencer and a Waitrose. A whole host of excellent shopping can be found in nearby towns including Windsor, Marlow and Henley-on-Thames.
There are excellent transport links with trains to London Paddington from Maidenhead mainline station (from 20 minutes). Crossrail services are scheduled to commence in 2019. The M4 is only 1 mile away at Junction 8/9.
Leisure amenities in the area include the Magnet Leisure Centre, ten-pin bowling, multi screen cinema and several parks with excellent children’s playgrounds. Braywick Sports and Recreation Ground, with children’s playground, athletics club, rugby club and Sportsable, is less than five minutes walk.
There is a wide range of other sporting facilities in the surrounding area including golf, horse racing, riding, polo, boating, rowing, sailing, lawn tennis, real tennis, cricket, hockey, football, flying and gliding.
The nearby picturesque village of Bray-on-Thames has two, three star Michelin restaurants and several other excellent dining locations.
There is a wide choice of independent schooling in the area with Redroofs Theatre School, St. Pirans, Highfield and Claires Court all in Maidenhead. Others include Wycombe Abbey, The Maris, Upton House, St. George’s, Wellington College and Eton College. There are grammar schools in nearby Buckinghamshire and some well regarded state schools in the Maidenhead area.
Braywick Sports and Recreation ground 0.2 mile
Maidenhead Railway Station 0.3 mile
Maidenhead Town centre 0.5 mile
Windsor 6 miles
Reading 15 miles
Heathrow 16 miles
Charring Cross 30 miles

From Junction 8/9 on the M4 take the A308M sign posted Town Centre.
At the Braywick roundabout take the first exit heading northwest on the A308 Braywick Road proceed for half a mile. Bonnyrigg can be found on the left.

Council Tax Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Band G
Services Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage
Tenure Freehold
Viewings Strictly by appointment, please contact Settled.

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13 October 2017


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