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Derwent House is a character Victorian family home, believed to date back to circa 1895, set within the heart of Bourne End village. A spacious and handsome family home, there are period features throughout with two large reception rooms and six bedrooms including a potential annexe accommodation on the first floor.
Located within a level walking distance from the centre of the riverside village of Bourne End, which offers a selection of shops, cafes and services.
There is local schooling at both primary and secondary level within walking distance, and High Wycombe, Maidenhead and Marlow provide private schooling and well regarded grammar schools.
For the commuter the M4 and M40 Motorways are easily accessible, at Maidenhead and High Wycombe respectively. Bourne End railway station is only 0.25 miles away and connects via Maidenhead to London Paddington (approx. 37 minutes). The arrival of the high speed Cross Rail service in 2019 at Maidenhead will greatly enhance commuting to the West End and the City of London. The village of Cookham and the larger riverside town of Marlow are within a few minutes’ drive or a pleasant walk along the Thames towpath.
The property is approached via a gravelled driveway through a five bar gate, with the driveway leading to the right to the detached double garage and car port. The gardens are enclosed and the rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked shrub borders, mature trees and hedging which help to provide privacy. There is a fish pond to the left of the garden with a variety of paved seating areas throughout the garden.
The front door opens into the spacious reception hall with wooden panelling and wood flooring. Access is gained from the reception hall to the sitting room, dining room, stairs to the first floor and through to the rear hall to the breakfast room, cloakroom and workshop. The two main reception rooms are large and both have focal point open fireplaces, high ceilings, bay windows with french doors from the sitting room out to the garden and access from the dining room to the breakfast room and kitchen beyond. The kitchen is fitted with a range of built in cupboards with built in oven, microwave and hob with a view over the garden pond to the rear. A door leads to the pantry and boiler room. The breakfast room is rear aspect and has a fitted dresser and cupboards. From the rear hallway there is a rear porch with a door leading to the rear garden.
To the first floor are six bedrooms, two bathrooms, two toilets and a small kitchen. Bedroom one has built in wardrobes and a bay window to the front aspect, with the addition of a shower cubicle to one side. Bedrooms two and three are interconnected and with the kitchen could be utilised as annexe accommodation.
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