Orchard End, Southlands Road, Wokingham
5 bedroom detached house for sale
Orchard End is a pristine family home which enjoys a tucked-away situation just off Southlands Road. This wonderful location is a gentle walk to the town, and within catchment of some of the very best schools in Berkshire.
Although it's a substantial enough size for a busy family, it also offers scope to re-configure or extend (subject to planning permission) to provide living space the older family may never want to leave!
With three versatile reception rooms there's room to study, dine and entertain (with a real fire in the lounge). The open kitchen / breakfast room overlooks the garden, so is perfect for keeping an eye on young children's antics on the lawn. Kitchen appliances include and dishwasher, gas hob, double oven, extractor and fridge/freezer. The handy laundry and utility room is equipped with sink, water softener and washing machine.
Each of the five bedrooms is a generous size, with the master suite enjoying a full-sized bathroom and ample storage with dressing area.
The hallway is bright and welcoming, with a neat, modern cloakroom and natural light source from the landing vaulted ceiling window above.
The family bathroom has a smart white suite with fitted storage, while tiles, and a bath with shower fitting.
Occupying a large corner plot, Orchard End has a double garage with automated doors, driveway parking for 3+ cars, and a wide south-facing garden of around 85'.
Southwood is a peaceful unadopted road, and home to a cluster of similar-sized properties. It is evident Orchard End has been loved and cared-for by the current owners since it was first built around 35 years ago.
Children can walk to the nearby schools, including St Crispin's Secondary, Wescott Infant, Westende Junior and St Teresa's Catholic Primary School. Wokingham is also home to some of the best independent schools in Berkshire, including Holme Grange, Ludgrove, Luckley House and Reddam House. Nearby Crowthorne and Sandhurst are home to Wellington College and Eagle House School.
The bars, market, shops and eateries of Wokingham are just a short stroll away. Southwood residents enjoy the quiet advantage of town-living without a busy road. For children, there are two nearby parks, a library, swimming pool, bowling, escape rooms and cinema.
For commuters, the M4 is just a few minutes’ drive away, and the Wokingham-to-Waterloo trains run frequently, with direct trains in just over an hour. For holiday times, the Gatwick Express runs from Wokingham, arriving in the South Terminal in just under 75 minutes. Twyford Station, for the express 25 minute train to Paddington, is just a short drive away.
Wokingham town itself has recently been regenerated, with a pedestrian-friendly experience in the newly-opened Peach Place. High-end retailers Waterstones, Waitrose, Gail’s bakery, Maythers and Toni & Guy are on the doorstep. Wokingham has a good choice of excellent coffee shops, some of the oldest pubs, excellent eateries, a butcher, tailor, boutiques, jewellers, farmers’ market, pharmacies and modern medical centre. Health facilities include several gyms, a public pool and sports & racquet clubs at Cantley Park. For nightlife, the newly-completed Elms Field hosts an Everyman Boutique Cinema which will complement the Wokingham Theatre, a bowling alley and various excellent bars and restaurants.
Please contact Nick or Teresa for further details or to arrange your viewing.
- Kitchen / Breakfast Room
- No Onward Chain
- Secluded Location
- Walking Distance to Town
- Private Cul-de-sac
- Approx 85' South-facing Garden
- Automated Double Garage
Please note that while every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, the measurements are approximate and the floorplans are for representation purposes only. The layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture / fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the owner and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and further checks should be made through your solicitor during the conveyancing process. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.