A charming detached cottage with the original parts dating from the 17th century and later extended to create a versatile home. The property has numerous period features including an original inglenook fire place, exposed brick and beams and the first-floor bedroom has beautiful elm floor boards. The period style is continued through to the more modern parts of the property which also have beamed and vaulted ceilings married with modern fittings including an excellent granite topped kitchen with oak fronted cabinets and integrated appliances including ceramic hob, eye-level oven and combination microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher and a gas fired Aga. The living room has a wood burning stove set with a stone surround and hearth, double doors leading out to the rear gardens and oak flooring. Continuing through the property, there is a ground floor bedroom with a full run of wardrobes with hanging and shelved storage, dressing unit and integrated TV bracket and connections. This room also has double doors leading out to the rear gardens. Across the hallway is a bathroom and shower room with roll top bath and a wet room style, slate tiled shower enclosed with large soaker A further reception or possible 3rd bedroom has front and rear aspects, oak flooring and a vaulted ceiling. This room connects through to a small back hall and onto the attached double width garage with remote controlled electric door and a good boarded loft space with integrated ladder.
On the first floor is a further bathroom with a slipper style roll top bath, circular wash hand basin set atop an oak vanity unit and a w.c. The second bedroom is dual aspect with south and west aspects and a particularly low-level door. The property is heated by way of gas fired central heating feeding radiators throughout the property.
Heading outside, the property is approached via a wide driveway through a pair of electric gates on to gravel forecourt with access to the double garage. The gardens wrap around the front with rustic frames supporting climbing roses and shrubs and well stocked beds leading to a brick paved terrace leading off the kitchen and original entrance. A couple of steps lead up to an area of raised lawn bordered with mature trees and shrubs and a pedestrian gate leading out to the Waltham
Road. Continuing past a well through another gate into the rear gardens with a brick terrace running across the full width of the property and on to a level lawn all enclosed with fencing and a variety of specimen trees and plants. The gardens also have lighting throughout. A pathway leads on the north side of the plot past a pedestrian door to the garage and onto a garden shed and then back round to the front driveway.
Mains connected gas, electric and water- private drainage
Energy Performance Certificate:
Grade II listed property no certificate required
Situated in this picturesque semi-rural location, adjacent to the allotments and the historic St James' Church, over-looking farm land to the front and just a short walk from a local public house. Twyford village centre is ¾ of mile distance and the main line train station which offers connections to London Paddington, Reading (Crossrail services due to commence in 2019) plus a branch line to Henley on Thames, with, is about 1 mile. The larger towns of Reading and Maidenhead are also easily accessible by car in about 20 minutes with access to the M4 in the same amount of time.
From our offices in the centre of Twyford, head out on the London Road and then take the third turning on the right into Ruscombe Road. Follow this road past the public house (Burratas at the Royal Oak) and through the crossroads and follow the road round the left-hand bend and the driveway to the property is the first house on the right.