Willow Cottage, Forest Road, Wokingham
5 bedroom cottage for sale
This period cottage has been carefully extended to create a truly beautiful family home. With tasteful finish and an eye for clever design, Willow Cottage offers an appealing blend of old charm and a relaxed modern lifestyle.
Set in a semi-rural location, this south-facing home stands in a plot of around one third of an acre, and provides ample parking, privacy and beautiful living space.
Its striking kitchen is both spacious and practical, with integrated twin fridge / freezers, integrated dishwasher, built-in microwave and plenty of cupboard storage. The range cooker, with two ovens, a grill and a 6-burner hob, is fitted with a smart steel extractor canopy hood.
The dining area enjoys triple aspect natural light, with the benefit of bi-fold doors extending the feel of the room onto the patio and sun terrace. This space is ideal for casual and formal dining, and there's additional seating at the breakfast bar.
The essentials are catered for with a modern cloakroom and a practical utility room with sink, space for appliances and storage.
The lounge has a period-style fireplace with real wood fire and classic mantelpiece. The bespoke fitted alcove cabinetry complements the calm décor, and there's plenty of light through its glazed double doors and adjoining snug
The snug is an inviting space to enjoy some sunlight and, with its southerly-aspect and French doors, can be enjoyed all year round. With attractive alcove shelving and fitted cabinetry for books and games, this room is perfect for quiet time out.
The playroom, with its glazed door, is ideal for keeping an eye on children without the door open. Its French doors make this space perfect for summer play too. Alternatively, this room could be used as a formal dining room or home office.
Willow Cottage has five delightful bedrooms, each with its own character, and each with tongue & groove timber doors and Suffolk latches.
The elegant master bedroom, which has lovely views over the garden, is fitted with a quality range of wardrobes and drawer storage. The en-suite bathroom has a large shower enclosure with vaulted ceiling, contemporary twin basins with storage and white WC. For additional toiletries storage there is a handy built-in tall cupboard, and an extra hanging storage cupboard next to the bathroom door.
The double guest suite, with a single step down and single-beamed ceiling, benefits from an en-suite shower and WC. This room has stylishly papered accent wall, chimney breast, and alcove space for storage.
Bedrooms three and four are also double in size, with smart wardrobes fitted in bedroom three, and alcove space for storage in bedroom four. Bedroom three has a quaint step down from the landing - retaining the cottage character of this home’s heritage.
The fifth bedroom benefits from a wonderfully large airing cupboard and views across the garden.
The family bathroom has a fresh décor with white wall tiles, heated towel rail and modern sanitary-ware. The suite comprises a bath with shower fitting, WC, and fitted basin storage.
The south-facing garden, which enjoys complete privacy, is well-stocked and well-maintained. Approximately 200’ in length, with lawn, shrubs, mature trees and an extensive sun terrace and patio.
Standing in front of the property is the beautiful ‘signature’ weeping willow tree and double-entrance gravel driveway. This driveway extends through large timber side gates and leads to the double detached garage.
Willow Cottage is situated just over two miles from the market town of Wokingham and half a mile of Binfield village. There are plenty of nearby walks, a lovely country dining pub, a garden centre with artisan shops and grocer, and a small collection of neighbouring cottages.
Education is well catered for with an excellent range of schooling options.
Wokingham’s primary schools include Keephatch Primary, All Saints CofE and Westende Junior (all OFSTED rated Good), and the ‘Excellent’ rated Wescott Infant & St Teresa’s Catholic Primary Schools. There is also the newly-opened Floreat Primary School (yet to be inspected by OFSTED)
Designated area secondary schools include the OFSTED ‘Excellent’ Holt School, and OFSTED ‘Good’ St Crispins, Bohunt and The Emmbrook School
Nearby Independent schools include Dolphin School, Newbold College, Holme Grange School and Luckley House.
Formerly a terrace of three cottages, Willow Cottage is believed to date back around 200 years, and now provides a charming home for today’s lifestyle.
- Open Kitchen / Dining
- South-facing Garden
- One Third of an Acre
- Double Garage
- Two En-suite Bathrooms
- Bifold doors
- Large Sun Terrace
- Double Entrance Driveway
- Character Features
- No Onward Chain
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.