23 Mar Thorpe Cottage
This delightful home is a short drive to Virginia Water shopping parades or Egham, Staines and Windsor shopping Centres. Motorway connections (M25, M4 M3) are all very close at hand as are schools both state and private (Tasis is 500 yards away!) Windsor Great Park and Thorpe Park are both easily reached. Heathrow is 10 minutes drive away.
The Cottage is a beautifully presented family home with two staircases and has been occupied by the current owners for the last 24 years. They have sympathetically restored and improved this lovely family home to form a home of immense character yet still having the luxury of modern conveniences such as gas central heating, replacement kitchen with under floor heating, Jacuzzi bath, alarm system, double glazed conservatory etc.
The house has most of the original features on show which include some magnificent sporting timber beams, 5 fireplaces with a there is a large Inglenook fireplaces complete with bread oven in the Sitting room, leaded light windows, ledged and braced doors with Suffolk latches, old timber panelling, it feels like you are living in a museum!
The rooms on the ground floor have immense character and are of a generous size and the kitchen has a pleasant servery linking the breakfast room. The sitting room is of a generous size, and has a cloakroom leading off and a conservatory with double glazing overlooking the beautiful secluded garden. On the first floor, there are four double bedrooms, all with wardrobes, the master having an en-suite shower room and a very unusual en-suite first floor mezzanine changing room/study. In the attic conversion there is a fun children’s play room/office.
Through the leaded light windows views can be enjoyed to the beautiful gardens of approximately 0.316 of an acre. Within the grounds, there are a couple of storage sheds one with power and access to the double garage with up and over remote doors with power, light and water. The gardens are predominantly to the rear and are lawned with a south west facing aspect ideal for late night BBQ’s on the attractive patio and pond with waterfall feature which completes the garden. The origins of the house have been dated to 1490 according to the owner and we recommend a viewing of this sensational family home in the heart of the village.