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Diligent cottage is a charming Grade II listed detached cottage which has been tastefully extended and renovated by the current owners to provide comfortable family accommodation, whilst retaining a wealth of lovely character features. The front aspect sitting room is generously proportioned with oak floors, exposed timbers and fireplace with wood burning stove. The dual aspect family room lies adjacent and sees a continuation of the oak flooring. The kitchen has been extended and is now a large, light and airy space with double doors opening to one side onto the garden and a set of bi-fold doors opening onto the patio. It affords a good range of eye and base level units and granite work surfaces, including a central island. A large pantry/larder provides excellent storage. Completing the floor is a separate utility room and cloakroom. To the first floor are three bedrooms, of which the master enjoys dressing room facilities. One of the remaining two has plumbing in place for an ensuite, if desired, with all currently being serviced by a well appointed family bathroom.
The property occupies an enviable semi rural location within this picturesque Berkshire village. Nearby amenities include two notable public house, The Bell in Waltham St lawrence and The Shurlock Inn, in addition to a sought after primary school. Reading, Maidenhead, Henley and Windsor are all with in a 9 mile radius and provide a variety of excellent historic, cultural, shopping and recreational facilities including golf courses, leisure centres, a theatre and multiplex cinema. There are main line fast train services to London Paddington (Reading, Twyford and Maidenhead) and London Waterloo (Windsor). Indeed Tywford station is within 3 miles and will form part of the Crossrail development (2018/19) which will then offer direct services into the heart of the Capital. The M4 motorway is accessed at Junction 8/9 with routes to London and the West Country, London Heathrow Airport and the M25.
The property is approached through a wooden gate which opens onto a gravel driveway affording ample parking. The pretty gardens envelop the home and are predominantly laid to lawn with a number of mature trees and shrubs. A large paved patio provides the ideal spot for outside dining and entertaining. The detached annexe is a versatile space and could potentially be used as office, leisure or guest/au pair accommodation. It comprises an open plan living/kitchen area, a shower room and a mezzanine double bedroom.
Services - mains water, electricity, drainage, LPG, none of which have been tested.
Dressing room to master
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