The Ridges, Wokingham
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- 1.5 Acre Plot
- Six Bedrooms
- Triple Garage
- Heated Swimming Pool
- Modern Kitchen/Diner
- Period Features
A fine home with many breath-taking interior features, first built during the 1930’s with Art Deco influences of the period and more recently the property has benefitted from significant enhancements and enlargement by the present owner. The property is situated in grounds of around 1.5 acres and located in a most sought after Berkshire location known as The Ridges, nearby to internationally renowned Wellington College.
A fine home with many breath-taking interior features, first built during the 1930’s with Art Deco influences of the period and more recently the property has benefitted from significant enhancements and vast enlargement by the present owner. The property is situated in grounds of around 1.5 acres and located in a most sought after Berkshire location known as The Ridges, nearby to internationally renowned Wellington College.
This significant property is build over two floors and has been enhanced with meticulous attention to detail, providing almost 6,500 sq. ft. of stunning space(almost 7,400 sq. ft. including garage and outbuildings).
Of particular note is the vast kitchen, exquisite in every detail and designed by Kitchen Connection of Ascot. Features include a fine array of Miele appliances, including 2 dish washers, 2 ovens, a Microwave, Steam oven, 2 plate warmers slow cookers, Integrated fridge freezer, Large 6 zone induction hob and Quooker constant hot water. There are many acres of National Trust land on the doorstep of this property, providing access to wonderful woodland walks, yet this location benefits from ease of access to London, Heathrow and the M3 / M4 motorways, and of course towns such as Wokingham, Reading, Bracknell and Basingstoke.
SPECIAL NOTE: The property benefits from it’s own direct pedestrian access to the National Trust owned land Simon’s Wood, by way of a private woodland path extending to some 300m. which provides access to many additional woodland walks to enjoy. The picturesque market town of Wokingham is just four miles away; a town which consistently ranks highly in the ‘top 10 best places to live within the UK’ league tables. Its centre, rich in period charm, offers an excellent range of shops and restaurants.
The principal ground floor accommodation includes a vast kitchen / breakfast room, a utility/boot room, a home cinema / family room with units by Mark Wilkinson, a living room, a drawing room, a dining room, a study, a cloakroom and a most impressive reception hall. The drawing room and sitting room have elegant fireplaces by the leading supplier Chesneys, with fireplaces featuring efficient wood burning stoves.
On the first floor the main bedroom suite is sublime, with an immense bedroom space and the benefit of an en-suite dressing room and en-suite bathroom fitted with Mark Wilkinson units and furniture. In total there are 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms or shower rooms and a dressing room plus a fine landing space on the first floor.
There is a sweeping driveway leading to the front of the house and continuing to the side where there is a triple garage. In October 2019 planning permission was granted for an extension to the garage complex, which would provide a perfect extensive ‘home office’. The grounds to the rear of the property feature a heated swimming pool, terraced and garden areas with lawns flanked by trees and shrubs. There is the additional benefit of a private woodland path which links the rear garden to the National Trust owned land Simon’s Wood.
The property is located about four miles to the South of the charming market town of Wokingham. There is excellent schooling in the area including Holme Grange, Luckley House, Yateley Manor, St Neot’s, Wellington College, and Bohunt. The property is also well placed for the commuter with Wokingham or Crowthorne rail stations within easy reach. Furthermore, possibly the best station for commuting to central London is nearby Fleet (around 12 minutes drive) with very fast trains which takes you into Waterloo. Central London is about 44 miles, the M4 is about 6/7 miles, M3 similar (J4a) and Heathrow Airport about 27 miles away. Renowned Ascot race course is about 11 miles and Royal Windsor about 17 miles.