5 bedroom detached house for sale

Dial Close Cottage, Winter Hill, Cookham Dean, Berkshire, SL6

Under Offer £1,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Victorian home in a lovely setting
  • Beautifully presented with period features throughout
  • Mature landscaped gardens
  • Elevated position adjacent to National Trust land
  • Ideal mix of town and country with lovely views
  • Convenient location for both Cookham and Marlow
  • Useful outbuilding with an office, gym and garage
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Charming Victorian home with the perfect blend of modern fittings and period features.

Location

Dial Close Cottage is set in an idyllic position atop Winter Hill in the coveted area of Cookham Dean. The home is set behind gates in a private position, to the rear of the plot giving an attractive entrance to the property through the landscaped gardens.

Adjacent to the property are large areas of National Trust land, mostly woodland with scenic walks down the western hillside of Winter Hill, providing lovely views over the River Thames and Marlow.

Belying its rural village feel the property is ideally positioned for both Cookham village centre and the town of Marlow, and is perfectly located to take advantage of the new Crossrail train services from Maidenhead (due 2019). Maidenhead mainline railway station is just over four miles from the property making the West End, the City and Canary Wharf within easy daily commuting distance.

Cookham Dean is a charming village, with a range of local shops at Cookham providing for day-to-day needs. Marlow town offers a superb range of retailers, with an eclectic mix of local independent and national retailers. There are numerous bars, cafes and nationally-renowned restaurants dotted around the town offering destinations suitable for any occasion. The town itself is situated on the banks of the River Thames and the Thames Path follows the river through the town.

Schooling options are plentiful with many well renowned schools nearby, including Herries Prep and Sir William Borlase’s Grammar.

Just outside the town, the area opens out to glorious rolling countryside and a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Outdoor pursuits are numerous, as are golf, football, cricket and rugby clubs.

For commuters, the M40 and M4 motorways are easily accessed from the A404(M) which passes the town.

Marlow High Street – 1.7 miles, Cookham Station – 1.3 miles, Maidenhead Station (for Crossrail 2019) – 4.2 miles

Description

The property is approached through impressive attractive tall gates, behind which is access to Dial Close Cottage and three of its neighbours. The lovely entrance drive continues past the property and round to the side where a garage and drive providing for parking. The front door is reached by a lovely path through the landscaped gardens.

On entry a welcoming and spacious entrance hallway provides access to the principle rooms. There is a formal sitting room with attractive Victorian fireplace and windows to the front overlooking the garden, and a formal dining room with double doors to the garden. The large extended kitchen is spacious and beautifully appointed in a traditional design. With ample space there is room for a dining table in addition to the breakfast bar, and space for a family sitting area. To the rear of the property is a stunning glass garden room providing a lovely area for enjoying the views of the garden, and off which is a useful area for a study desk.

To the first floor there is a large master bedroom suite with walk in wardrobe, spacious en suite bathroom and a Juliet balcony overlooking the garden. A guest bedroom also has an en suite bathroom and doors opening onto a roof terrace with views. Three further bedrooms and a family bathroom complete the accommodation – five bedrooms and three bathrooms in all.

To the outside the property provides a detached and very useful building currently used as both a gym and office, alongside the garage.

The gardens to the property are a particular feature being beautifully landscaped and well maintained. A high border to the front gives good privacy to the lawns and the house in general.

This charming Victorian house is spacious having been extended over the years, but remains true to its Victorian roots and has a handsome façade, perfectly complemented by the lovely cottage garden.

Square Footage: 3,465 sq ft

Directions

Dial Close Cottage is on the Western side of Winter Hill at the edge of the village, adjacent to the National Trust viewpoint. From Marlow head south over the bridge and river, turning left into Quarry Wood Road. Continue along and up the road over the top of Winter Hill, branching left at the top of the hill at the village green. Continue for about 200 metres where the property can be found on the left and side of the road.


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Added on Rightmove:
16 April 2019

Nearest stations

  • Marlow (0.8 mi)
  • Cookham (1.3 mi)
  • Bourne End (1.9 mi)
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Savills, Marlow

36 West Street, Marlow, SL7 2NB

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36 West Street, Marlow, SL7 2NB

01628 301087 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Marlow (0.8 mi)
  • Cookham (1.3 mi)
  • Bourne End (1.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Marlow

36 West Street, Marlow, SL7 2NB

01628 301087 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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