Savills | Warren Row, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 8QS | Property for sale
1 Ac(0.40 Ha)
Guide price £1,710,000

Warren RowReading, Berkshire, RG10 8QS

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Stunning setting
  • Large family home
  • Beautiful gardens of around 1 acre
  • Flexible accommodation
  • Garaging and driveway
  • Secluded position yet in a village

Charming country cottage in an exceptional setting

About this property

  • Woodpecker Cottage is a charming cottage in a wonderful setting. Originally built circa 1835, it has been extended over the years and now provides spacious family accommodation which is beautifully presented and arranged over two floors. The ground floor has a range of reception rooms with flexibility of use and all taking full advantage of lovely gardens which wrap around the property.

    The main sitting room is large and dual aspect with two sets of French doors opening to the garden terrace. It has a brick fireplace housing a wood burning stove and display shelves and cupboards to one side. Off the reception hall is a further living room with a door to the garden, a study and a bedroom with an en suite shower room, which could be adapted into an annex with a separate entrance from the garden. A rear lobby has doors opening to the family room and dining room which in turn open to the kitchen and breakfast room. The kitchen is well fitted with a range of painted wall and floor units arranged around a central island. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, microwave and drinks fridge, and there is a fridge/freezer and cooker with extractor above. The separate larder, utility room and boot room and useful additions for family life in the country. The kitchen is open to the breakfast room which has French doors to the garden and natural light spilling in from roof lights above.

    To the first floor the principal bedroom is a magnificent room with built-in wardrobes and doors opening to a balcony overlooking the garden. The en suite bathroom is spacious and there is a separate dressing room. The guest bedroom is dual aspect and has an en suite bathroom, separate WC and walk-in closet. There are two further bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and a family bathroom.

    Woodpecker Cottage is accessed from the lane opening to a large gravel parking area for several cars to the front to the detached open two bay car port with log store and store room to one side. The beautiful gardens are private and wrap around the property with doors opening from the sitting room and breakfast room to an Indian stone terrace providing the perfect place to sit and enjoy the glorious setting. The gardens are laid mainly to lawn with flowerbeds planted with a variety of shrubs and perennials to give year round interest against the stunning backdrop of mature trees. To the end of the garden is a separate terrace for entertaining with a summerhouse and barbecue area.

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A very special spot in the popular village of Warren Row

Victoria KnightProperty agent

Local information

  • The property is set in a rural location in Warren Row which is a delightful village surrounded by picturesque countryside. Warren Row has excellent access for the M4/M40 motorways (approx. 7 miles) giving access to Heathrow, London, West Country and the Midlands. The larger towns of Henley-on-Thames, Maidenhead and Twyford have extensive shopping and recreational facilities and railway links to London Paddington with Crossrail planned in the near future.
  • The area is well served for schools, including Rupert House in Henley, Bluecoat in Sonning, Eton, Wellington, Wycombe Abbey for Girls and Queen Anne's in Caversham. There are a number of fine golf courses around Henley-on-Thames, including Temple, Henley and nearby Hennerton. The nearby countryside offers miles of walking and riding. Racing may be enjoyed at Ascot, Windsor and Newbury and there are extensive boating facilities available on the River Thames.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Henley-on-Thames follow the road over the river and continue up Remenham Hill. After approximately 2 miles take the turning on the right signposted Cockpole Green and Warren Row. Continue on the road passing through the village of Cockpole Green. Upon entering Warren Row, travel through the village and take the road on the right called Star Lane, Woodpecker Cottage is the last house on the right. If you reach the Milton Sandford Wines on the right you have gone past it. Postcode RG10 8QS
  • EPC Rating = C