3 bedroom detached house for saleShepperton
Twyford Cottage is situated within Sheppertons conservation area, on a south westerly facing plot facing onto this delightful semi rural lane adjoining the River Thames. Views of the River Thames and Desborough Island beyond can be seen from the first floor galleried landing and master bedroom. Adjacent is a row of substantial detached period homes and immediately behind are the gardens of Walton Lane Farm, which is a privately owned residence, used as an equestrian smallholding with neatly kept paddocks, ménage and stables.
The exterior of this 1960s family home belies the size accommodation within, which typical of its period has large spacious rooms with double glazed picture windows that flood the rooms with natural light. A square entrance porch and cloakroom were added in 1986, making a welcoming area to receive guests, display furniture or for the everyday practicalities of dropping off the shopping. A beautiful herringbone wood block floor flows into the generously proportioned double aspect living room, which retains its open fireplace fitted with a gas/coal effect fire and opens into the double glazed conservatory. This is a lovely room to relax and enjoy the garden and currently for the summer is being used as the dining room. Completing the ground floor is the kitchen/breakfast room that has been attractively refitted with a range of contemporary high gloss fronted units inset with a halogen hob, stainless steel cooker hood and separate circotherm oven. The dishwasher, washing machine and fridge/freezer are all integrated, helping to keep the clean uncluttered lines of the design.
The staircase rises from the hall, turning onto the galleried landing that affords views over the river. There are three bedrooms, the two double rooms having built-in wardrobes and the third is a good sized single. The master bedroom is double aspect with attractive views over the river and farm. The fully tiled family bathroom has been attractively appointed with a modern 3 piece white suite incorporating a thermostatic shower over the bath.
Garden & Exterior
The gardens enclose the property to the front and rear. The rear garden extends to approximately 13 x 59, extending to 24' with additional side patio, being mainly laid to lawn with a patio across the rear and wrapping around the side. To the rear is a well-stocked shrub bed; to the side is a door into the garage and to the front a gate onto the driveway. The front garden is a useable area enjoying a good degree of privacy, again being laid to lawn with established shrub beds and enclosed by brick walling and a picket fence and to the left is a brick built store room. Adjoining the garden is the brick paved drive that provides parking for 3 vehicles leading to a single garage. Adjoined to the garage is an office with its own entrance and garden views.
Twyford Cottage is situated within the conservation area of Shepperton, being a short stroll of Bishop Duppas Park, the picturesque Halliford Bend of the River Thames, Church Square with its fine Norman Church and a selection of public houses and restaurants. The River Thames provides a wealth of recreational facilities including Desborough sailing club, white water canoeing at the weir and the Tow Path forms part of the Thames path that runs from the Thames Flood Barrier at Woolwich to Kemble in Gloucestershire. Shepperton offers a friendly village community, ideal for bringing up a family and has an excellent selection of state and private schools. The village centre with its traditional bustling High Street, bus routes to Heathrow and surrounding principal towns and station providing a direct service to London Waterloo (53 minutes) are within 0.8 miles.
Walton on Thames town centre is within 1 mile offing comprehensive shopping facilities including "The Heart" retail, leisure and restaurant complex. River House Arts Centre and the Everyman cinema.
For the motorist, junction 1, M3, the start of the A316 to London and junction 11, M25 are 3.1 and 3.7 miles respectively.
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