A substantial property with outdoor pool, tennis court and outbuildings, in about 3 acres
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With red-brick elevations and generous proportions, Stokes Cottage is a sensational contemporary residence, with a light and airy interior, showcasing luxurious styling and offering the perfect environment for a modern family lifestyle. Double doors at the entrance open into a bright, welcoming reception hall which provides access into the spacious sitting room featuring a fireplace focal point and glazed sliding doors to the garden. The adjoining study, fitted with a wall of bookshelving and storage units, has its own outside access and an additional door leads into the generous cinema/games room.
Within the southern wing on the opposite side of the house, a hallway leads through to a comfortable TV room and the impressive multifunctional kitchen/breakfast room. Filled with natural light, the kitchen is adjoined by a conservatory which has glazed doors opening onto a garden terrace providing a seamless transition from the inside to outside. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted with modern cabinetry and features an Aga stove and an island unit with integral breakfast bar offering a spot for informal dining and creating a subtle divide to the casual seating area. The ground floor is completed by a cloakroom and an integral garage.
On the first floor, the stylish living space continues, with the principal bedroom benefiting from a dressing area, an en suite bathroom and glazed doors opening onto a balcony overlooking the wonderful gardens. There are five further bedrooms, two with well-appointed en suite bathrooms, along with a family shower room, and a kitchen/utility room with outside access via a spiral staircase. The landing also provides a route to a generous roof terrace with an outlook over the grounds and a stairway leading down to the garden terrace.
This property has 2.77 acres of land.
Set within approaching 3 acres, the property may be accessed via three separate gated entrances, with one gravelled driveway leading to the far margin of the plot where a workshop and an annexe (providing ancillary accommodation) are located and also to the fabulous 78 ft. 12-car barn/garaging.
The beautifully presented and maintained gardens and grounds offer large swathes of lawn, interspersed with mature shrubs and specimen trees, along with manicured hedging and a feature pond with attractive marginal planting. Adjoining the house, there is an expanse of paved terracing offering opportunities for outdoor dining and, for the energetic, there is an enclosed tennis court and an outdoor pool. Terracing around the pool provides the ideal spot in which to relax, complemented by a seating area and a cabana with a drinks bar.
Enjoying an outlook to open countryside, the property is situated in a semi-rural setting just a short distance from the market town of Wokingham with its bustling high street and diverse range of shops including a Waitrose store, restaurants, bar and train station. The village of Binfield Is also nearby, providing good day-to-day amenities The towns of Ascot, Camberley, Windsor, Bracknell and Reading offer a more comprehensive range of facilities and for commuters there are excellent transport links with the M4 just 3.7 miles away and Wokingham and Winnersh train stations providing regular services to London.
There is an abundance of leisure facilities in the area, with a variety of golf clubs nearby including Billingbear Park, Sand Martins and Bearwood Lakes, numerous riding stables the John Nike Ski Centre and Ice Rink, and CantleyPark.
The are also excellent schools in the region, both in the state and independent sectors, including Wescott Infant School, St. Crispins School, Ludgrove School, Holme Grange, Holt School, and Wellington College.
With Strutt & Parkers Ascot office on your left, follow the A329/High Street and then take the 1st exit at the mini-roundabout onto Winkfield RoadA330. Follow the road, passing straight over the dual mini-roundabouts to continue on the Winkfield Road. After about half a mile, turn left onto left B3034/Forest Road. Proceed along this road for a further 3 miles and at the staggered crossroads, continue straight across into Warfield Street. Follow the road, through traffic lights and take the 2nd turning on the left into Forest Road (signposted Binfield). After about a mile, take the 2nd exit at the roundabout signposted Binfield Village, continue straight over the next roundabout and after just over half a mile, take the left turning onto Binfield Road.. After a short distance the entrance to the property will be found on the right-hand side.Read all
- 5 Reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room, 2nd kitchen/utility room
- Principal bedroom suite with balcony
- 5 Further bedrooms (2 en suite)
- Shower room
- Roof terrace
- Integral double garage, detached 78ft 12-car barn, workshops
- Detached annexe
- Heated outdoor pool and an 'all-weather' tennis court Gardens & grounds of approaching 3 acres
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