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£3,250,000 Guide price

8 bedroom character property for sale

Gibraltar Lane, Cookham, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6

£3,250,000 Guide price

8 bedroom character property for sale

Gibraltar Lane, Cookham, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6

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Property features

  • Beautiful riverside setting with views
  • A large and private plot of about 1.6 acres
  • About 105ft river frontage with mooring
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Freehold of the central part of island
  • Two double garages
  • Beautifully landscaped gardens with terraces
  • EPC Rating = G

Property description

A period riverside property enjoying splendid views, set on a large and private plot of about 1.6 acres.

Location

Garden Reach is near Cookham Dean which is a highly regarded and picturesque village located on the River Thames.

It is conveniently located for the M40 (J4), the M4 (J8/9) which provides access to Heathrow Airport, and the M25 and the M3. Trains to London (Paddington) are available from Cookham Rise (via the branch line to Maidenhead). Crossrail will be available from Maidenhead soon.

The town of Marlow is situated nearby and offers an excellent range of amenities whilst shopping for day-to-day needs is available in Cookham Rise. Further more extensive facilities may be found in nearby Maidenhead.

The region is well served for leisure and sporting facilities including the David Lloyd Centre and Magnet Leisure Centre in Maidenhead, golf at Maidenhead, Marlow, Temple, Harleyford and Henley golf clubs; tennis at Maidenhead, Bisham and Winsdor and polo at Smith’s Lawn and The Royal Berkshire Polo Club at Winkfield.

The area is renowned for its wide range of schooling, both state and independent, and local schools include Herries in Cookham Dean, Cookham Dean Primary School, St. Piran's and Claires Court in Maidenhead and Sir William Borlase Grammar in Marlow.

Description

Garden Reach is a period riverside property occupying a slightly elevated position allowing some delightful views across the river and the countryside beyond. The property is tucked away in a quiet location and offers well-proportioned and versatile accommodation taking full advantage of the views.

Garden Reach is approached through an unobtrusive hedged entrance which leads to a sweeping driveway offering splendid views to the house and countryside beyond. The well-tended lawn is flanked by mature trees and shrubs. The gardens themselves are principally laid to lawn with many mature trees and shrubs and the grounds to the rear are a particular

The ground floor features a reception hall, drawing room with dual aspect, superb period fireplace and decorative plaster ceiling. A dining room with feature fireplace and large bay window with views to the garden. A garden room with triple aspect views and doors opening to the terrace and rose garden. A breakfast room with fitted bookshelves and cupboards. A kitchen with a range of Smallbone units in pine with Elon tiled work surfaces, Aga, Meile dishwasher, concealed fridge unit, central island unit, tiled floor and lovely view across the garden. A utility room with Smallbone units matching those in the kitchen, door to terrace, space for appliances, tiled floor and cloakroom.

On the first floor, there is a master bedroom suite with a William IV fireplace, dressing room (currently used as a study), en suite bathroom and delightful views of the garden, riverside and countryside beyond as well as five further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

On the second floor there are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Outside
Detached double garage with light, power and adjoining garden store.

To the rear of the property there is a heated outdoor swimming pool which enjoys a sunny and sheltered position and is a fantastic area for outdoor relaxation. The raised terrace and split steps lead down to a terrace lawn, herbaceous border with brick entrance steps leading to a further gently sloping terraced lawn. Mature trees and shrubs, York stone steps leading to a third terrace and a further set to the riverside gardens. A retaining wall suitable for the positioning of a garden seat. The riverside itself has an interlocking steel and galvanised iron mooring with paved edging. Direct river frontage extending to approximately 105 ft. (31m) with off-stream mooring of about 22 ft. by 12 ft. (6.7m x3.65m).

The freehold ownership of the central part of island approaching an acre means that the property enjoys an unusual riverside aspect onto this wide section of back stream that attracts a variety of wildlife, particularly as the central part of the island has been left very much as a wildlife sanctuary.

Agents note:- photography taken 17/3/2017

Square Footage: 4135 sq ft

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