Chandlers Cottage, constructed in 2015, is an individual detached residence that sits on a delightful plot of just under 3 acres which wrap around the house. Located in Wick Hill Lane that is a much sought after, non-estate rural area of Finchampstead and is a short walk away from the National Trust woodland whilst still having easy access to both M3 and M4. Access to Reading Guildford/Gatwick railway line via Crowthorne which is less than 1.5 miles whilst the Reading/Waterloo line in the ever popular market town of Wokingham is just 2 miles away. There are excellent restaurants and local amenities within the area, together with well-regarded local primary and secondary schools.
The property offers well over 5,000 sq ft of flexible living space across two floors, each of which have underfloor heating, concrete floors and double skinned interior walls securing excellent sound insulation. After entering through the double front doors, the ground floor features a grand and spacious entrance hall which acts as both a room to welcome guests but is also ample enough for relaxation and reflection. This triple height space at the heart of the property provides access to the formal reception rooms that are currently being utilised as a large living room with a feature brick and oak chimney housing a wide modern log burner; a snug, which is the perfect room to unwind in the evenings with a glass of wine and a book; and a study, with multiple built in desks and storage is perfect for working from home, and schooling. All of these rooms are well proportioned and bay fronted making them light and airy.
To the left hand side there is a stunning open plan kitchen/dining/oak framed sun room which has an incredible vaulted ceiling which truly is the hub of this beautiful home which we think is the perfect space to entertain both family and friends. The bespoke kitchen has a fully tiled floor, two islands with matching worktops, upstands together with a glass splashback behind the rangemaster. With multiple charging ports, plenty of storage space and speakers installed in the ceiling the area you will want to spend more time cooking and relaxing together. There is also a separate utility room just off the kitchen which also has a vaulted ceiling creating the feeling of space and luxury.
As you walk up the custom made bespoke oak staircase with the glass balustrades you will find that the property offers five well proportioned bedrooms leading from the light galleried landing. No fewer than four of them benefitting from having their own luxury fitted en suites. Each of these bedrooms have distinct characteristics including feature brick walls, mezzanine platforms, slate headboard, high-quality built-in wardrobes and dressers and a large balcony off the main suite.
Externally the property is accessed by an electric wooden gate and is approached via a winding driveway and offers an expansive gravel area to the front of the house which has parking for multiple vehicles. An imposing separate building has two large garages and a matching front door into a home gymnasium area that has its own three piece shower room and storage. A staircase leads to an expansive recreational room meaning these large interconnected rooms provide excellent annexe potential.
There is an extensive patio area on three sides to the property. Access is provided by large sliding doors from the sun room and lounge with double doors from the snug to make this outdoor space extremely well connected to the house. The main entertaining area on the patio features a large traditionally built pizza oven with chimney for the perfect crust every time.
This exceptionally built house has a solar panel array on the side roof providing a discreet power source and contributes to the property's EPC rating of B.
SOME KEY FEATURES ABOUT Finchampstead:
The charming town of Wokingham is regularly voted as one of the best and most affluent areas to live in the UK. When you discover what this attractive market town has to offer, you will have no doubts as to why.
With roots dating back to the mid-12th century, Wokingham still boasts a wealth of historical buildings throughout the town. This includes the Grade I listed, Henry Lucas Hospital; the 15th Century Overhangs and the Town Hall, which was rebuilt in 1858 over the old Constable’s quarters and police cells.
Not only is Wokingham home to numerous historic buildings, the town is also undergoing a multi-million pound redevelopment project to revitalise Wokingham town centre.
Finchampstead is an affluent village located near Wokingham. It is rated among the most desirable places to live in the UK. It has a number of churches, pubs and shops.
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