Frontage
215.35 sq m(2,318 sq ft)
Guide price £955,000

Marlow RoadBourne End, Buckinghamshire, SL8 5NY


    Key features

    • Superb family home with flexible accommodation
    • Large rooms throughout with a useful detached games room/office
    • Three modern bath/shower rooms (two en suite)
    • Substantial loft area with scope for conversion (subject to planning)
    • Pretty garden to the rear, driveway parking to the frontage
    • Lovely location opposite the private Abbotsbrook Estate
    • No onward chain

    A fabulous home with spacious accommodation situated in a popular location.

    About this property

    • The property is approached from a wide paved driveway giving parking for several cars. A gated entrance leads to a useful courtyard area, providing access to the principle front door and also the detached games room/office.

      Inside the property the ground floor provides excellent reception space, accessed from a central dining hall that gives a sociable and flexible layout. A large formal living room has bi-folding doors out to the rear garden and also two side and one front window, giving lovely light and makes it a good entertaining space. A good size separate family/television room leads directly out on to the garden. The kitchen is to the front of the house with two bay windows, a space for everyday dining and a good range of fitted units. The 19ft central dining hallway can be used as a dining room, a snug or desk space for office/homework. In addition there is a cloakroom to the ground floor, and a utility room, and side access leading to the front and rear gardens.

      To the first floor the property provides good bedroom accommodation by way of a lovely master bedroom with modern en suite shower room, three further bedrooms and two further bathrooms (one being en suite to the guest bedroom). All bathrooms are modern, with the family bathroom being a particularly lovely size with separate bath and shower facilities.

      In addition to the principle accommodation, there is a large loft area to the main house of about 500 sqft, providing superb storage. Subject to obtaining planning consent there is room for two further bedrooms and/or a large top floor master suite. There are windows in place to the front and rear, in this loft space. The detached games room is ideal for children, being with light, power and water supply, providing a recreation space that could equally be used as a large home office. There is loft space above this room too.

      The rear garden is enclosed to all sides with a large lawn area, shed and patio. The garden is accessed from the main sitting room, family room and the two side accesses. There is plenty of storage at ground floor level and a loft space above for additional storage.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Such a great size home, and I love the bonus of the detached games room for when the kids are being noisy!

    Richard MabyProperty agent

    Local information

    • Fir Cottage is conveniently located on the West side of the village, giving great access to the village centre (just half a mile walk) yet great road access out to the A404 bypass – perfect for commuters using the M40 and M4 motorways.
    • A leisurely half mile walk meandering through the private Abbotsbrook Estate, leads to Bourne End Marina and the River Thames.
    • Nestled on the edge of the Chilterns, Bourne End is a thriving village situated on the banks of the River Thames, popular with London commuters, young families and mature residents alike.
    • The village of Bourne End provides for everyday needs, with a station to London Paddington (via connection at Maidenhead). The nearby towns of Beaconsfield, Marlow, and Maidenhead offer wider facilities, with an eclectic mix of local independent and national retailers. There are numerous bars, cafes and restaurants dotted around these towns, providing for any occasion.
    • Just outside the village, the area opens out to glorious Green Belt rolling countryside and a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Outdoor pursuits are numerous, such as sailing, rowing, golf, football, cricket and rugby.
    • Schooling around the area is renowned with a number of state, grammar and private options. Claytons Primary School is a short walk of less than a quarter mile, and there are school bus routes past the property to local grammar schools.
    • For commuters, Bourne End station provides a superb link to Maidenhead, with London Paddington in turn accessible from Bourne End in as little as 40 minutes. Beaconsfield also has an excellent station giving access to London Marylebone in as little as 23 minutes. Maidenhead (11 mins from Bourne End station) will soon benefit from the new Crossrail services, providing a superb link to The City and Canary Wharf from 2019 (expected). The M40 London-bound is accessed at junction 2, being just 2.9 miles away; the M4 is about 8 miles away at Junction 8/9.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Bourne End village centre head West out of the village along Marlow Road, for about half a mile, where Fir Cottage can be found on the right hand side of the road.
    • EPC Rating = E