Ruscombe Grange was built in 1905 on classical lines and features a stunning triple gable, creating an attractive sense of symmetry and grandeur. Many of the rooms are double aspect which, combined with high ceilings, mean that the house is well lit with an airy, spacious feel. The entrance hall leads to the large kitchen/family room, representing the heart of the home and the natural place for a family to congregate. It features a breakfast bar/island as well as an Aga and companion stove. Bifold doors open onto a terrace beyond the kitchen. The dining room is dual aspect and the drawing room has a working fireplace as well as two pairs of French doors leading to the terrace and garden dining area; ideal for both winter and summer entertaining. The study and garden room are reached via the inner hall and the garden room has sliding doors on two sides, capitalising upon the beautiful views across the stone terrace and lawns beyond. The utility room is equipped not only with ample storage cupboards but also with a state-of-the-art cylindrical wine cellar.
The master bedroom on the first floor is generous in size and extends to an en suite bathroom and capacious dressing room. Ruscombe Grange is home to a wealth of period features and the three decorative fireplaces in the other bedrooms on the first floor are a testament to that, evoking the property's history. These three bedrooms are served by the family bathroom. There are two further bedrooms and a shower room on the second floor.
A self-contained annexe adjoins the main house. It can be reached either from the main house or externally through a separate front door, enabling guests and family to retain their privacy. Accommodation is provided on two floors and comprises a sitting/dining room, kitchen and bathroom on the ground floor and the master bedroom with views across the countryside and two further bedrooms on the first floor. There is a separate parking area for the guest annexe as well as a private terrace beyond the kitchen.
Landscaped Gardens and Grounds
Ruscombe Grange sits in a discreet location at the edge of the village and the gardens are both well-established and lovingly maintained with a profusion of year-round colour and some interesting box hedges. There is a contemporary Swedish cabin in the gardens; the current owners have been using it as a gym but it could be put to different use as a summer house. Additionally, there is ample parking space for several cars at the front of the Grange.
Historic Village and Country Life
Ruscombe Grange is set in the long-established Conservation area of the village around the medieval church of St James the Great. The rural village and civil parish of Ruscombe is located to the east of Twyford in the Borough of Wokingham in Berkshire. The property is ideally situated for commuting to London with the A329M readily accessible. Connecting with the M4 motorway, it offers access to London Heathrow and the West Country network. There are also fast trains from Twyford into the City. Crossrail is due to arrive in late 2019.
Twyford offers a range of shopping facilities with a large Waitrose in town centre along with a good selection of independent shops and boutiques. Further amenities can be found both in Henley and Reading. The area is very well served for schooling such as Dolphin, Blue Coat, Kendrick, Th eAbbey, Queen Anne's and Lambrook. The surrounding countryside is ideal for country pursuits, including racing at Ascot and Windsor; polo at Smiths Lawn and The Royal Berkshire, golf at a variety of local courses including Sunningdale and Wentworth and there are numerous bridleways and footpaths for riding, cycling and walking.
4 Bath/Shower Rooms
Annexe with Kitchen & Shower Room
Gardens & Grounds of 0.7 acre