Sobre Murrell Hill Lane, Binfield, Berkshire, RG42
An enchanting Grade II listed 4 bedroom house with two self-contained cottages, set within remarkable gardens
Reception hall, porch, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, principal bedroom with en an suite bathroom, 3 further bedrooms (2 with shower facilities), store room, cellar and store room, self-contained barn cottage, self-contained forge cottage, garden office, oak carport, off-road parking, gardens and grounds, in all about 0.27 acre Whitehouse Farm Cottage is a quintessential Grade II listed period house offering the rare opportunity for those seeking a property of immense character and charm. The delightful gardens provide an ideal setting for the house and extreme care and attention to detail has been taken to create a most appealing and fascinating family home. Situated within the grounds are two separate cottages that provide ideal guest accommodation and offer potential to generate income (they have previously been used as B & B accommodation).
The main house is arranged to provide adaptable accommodation arranged over four levels and boasts many period and interesting features including a wealth of exposed beams and inglenook fireplaces with log burners in both reception rooms. The ground floor is arranged to provide a remarkable sitting room with parquet flooring, a dining room with a quarry tiled floor, a John Lewis of Hungerford fitted kitchen/breakfast room featuring an Aga, and an adjoining porch/boot room. A short flight of steps from the sitting room lead up to a landing where there is a good size store room. Situated on the first floor is the striking principal bedroom, with its impressive vaulted ceiling and an en suite bathroom, a bedroom with shower and WC facilities, and an adjoining bedroom whilst on the upper floor, there is further bedroom. A dry cellar provides excellent storage/hobby/wine storage space.
The gardens are an outstanding feature of the property and have been thoughtfully designed to create various areas of interest including a ’secret’ garden with a summer house, a large greenhouse, an open-fronted potting shed and a water feature. The gardens have been well stocked with a wide variety of flowering plants, shrubs and trees and a covered seating area provides superb relaxation and dining space. There is also a useful garden office equipped with a French log burner. To the rear of the property is a discreetly positioned 2-car carport and a driveway providing additional parking.