A Grade II listed five bedroom barn conversion near White Waltham and Maidenhead, Berkshire
Guide price £2,000,000
Waltham Barn, Shottesbrooke, White Waltham, Berkshire, SL6 3SR
Waltham Barn is a charming traditional Grade II listed barn which has been meticulously converted to an extremely high standard to create a beautiful family home set around a private walled garden and surrounded by protected open countryside.
• Reception hall
• Three reception rooms
• Kitchen / breakfast room
• Master bedroom suite
• Four further bedrooms (two en-suite)
• Family bathroom
• Utility room
• Boot room
• Double garage with stairs to loft storage
• About 4,600 square feet (see floor plan)
The property is entered through an impressive full height vaulted reception hall with a fully glazed front façade leading into the dining and drawing rooms which are separated by a charming bricked faced chimney with a double-sided fireplace. These rooms feature double height vaulted ceilings, and original timber beams in keeping with the properties charm and character.
There is a staircase which leads up to a delightful mezzanine reception space.
The large kitchen / breakfast room offers a central island, hand painted wall and floor units and extensive work surfaces and a range of built in appliances including an Aga, five burner professional gas hob with electric oven below, and three large refrigerators.
There are also separate and well equipped boot room, large utility room and fully equipped guest bathroom.
The boot room provides access out into the double garage with electric doors and significant cupboard and overhead storage.
An oak staircase accessed from the drawing room leads up to an impressive master bedroom suite with exposed timber walls and a vaulted ceiling. There is a fitted dressing room and luxury en-suite bathroom featuring twin showers with Travertine tiling and separate His and Hers basins.
Further accommodation can be found on the other side of the property, which would have once formed the old dairy wing, offering four double bedrooms, two with en-suite bathrooms and a family bathroom.
Gardens and Grounds
The property is approached via a gated gravelled driveway, through an electric gate, leading round to a manicured walled garden and the main entrance to the property. This entrance is surrounded by a south-west facing walled garden which is ideal for both alfresco dining and young children.
The grounds extend to approximately an acre with a separate lawned area, running down to a brook, which affords the property great privacy.
Situated in a rural setting overlooking the Great Wood and the farmland of White Waltham and Waltham St. Lawrence.
The pretty market towns of Henley-on-Thames (8 miles) and Marlow (6 miles) are both close at hand and Windsor is an easy 8 miles in the opposite direction.
The villages of Waltham St Lawrence and White Waltham provide local amenities about 1 mile away. The larger town centres of Maidenhead (4 miles) and Reading (10 miles) are easily accessible and provide more comprehensive facilities.
Road and rail links
• Rail: There are excellent transport links with railway services from both Twyford and Maidenhead, less than 10 minutes drive from the property, providing fast trains into Central London.
In 2021 Crossrail services will commence from Twyford and Maidenhead linking directly into Bond Street, the City of London, and Docklands.
• Road: Easy access to M4, A404M and M40 at junction 8/9 provides connections to the motorway network
• Air: Heathrow is 18 miles away and Gatwick 50 miles.
Local Community Facilities
The local community provides excellent churches, gastropubs and sporting opportunities including:
Nearby Castle Royle Golf and Health Club, Temple Golf Club, and many others golf facilities.
White Waltham has good tennis facilities and Shottesbrooke Park and The Great Wood offer wonderful walking experiences.
There is extensive local schooling including:
• Excellent local primary schools in both Waltham St Lawrence and White Waltham
• Lambrook in Winkfield Row
• Holyport College, Claires Court and St Pirans in Maidenhead
• The Abbey, Kendrick, Queens Annes, Reading Grammar School and St Josephs in Reading
• Blue Coat in Sonning
• Eton College, Wellington College and Wycombe Abbey within 15 minutes' drive
From Junction 8/9 of the M4 take the A308 (M) towards Maidenhead as far as the Braywick roundabout. Take the third exit onto the A330 towards Ascot, passing through Holyport, and then bear right into Paley Street, crossing over the M4. Bear left signposted Waltham St Lawrence. Shortly after joining the Waltham St Lawrence Road turn immediately left signposted Beenhams Heath and the property will be found a short way along on the right-hand side.
Postcode SL6 3SR
Seller: Peter Sanders
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