1 Belle Vale Cottages, Coningsby Lane, Field, Berkshire SL6 2PF
A delightful two double bedroom period home, offering the combination of both charm and character. Dating back to 1798, many of the original features have been retained, with the current owner also undertaking extensive modernisation to create a truly idillic home. Ideally situated on a quiet and peaceful country lane, the location offers stunning views amongst tranquil surroundings.
Upon entering the property, the sitting room has a stable door, a front aspect window and there is a traditional open fireplace with a cast iron surround and tiled slips, adding to the cosy ambience of the room.
The ground floor bathroom has a modern three piece white suite comprising a panelled bath with an independent shower over, a wash hand basin, a w.c. and a heated towel rail.
The kitchen has been recently extended to create a light and spacious room. The kitchen has a good range of wall and base units and plenty of work surfaces with a Belfast sink. The dining area has a glass roof and glazed double doors to the rear garden.
There are two double bedrooms, one with a front aspect and the other has a rear aspect. Both bedrooms retain the original doors of the property, which add to the character of the cottage.
The rear garden of this property is a real focal point, offering a magical space to escape. The owner has landscaped and designed the garden to provide a ‘sanctuary’ away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. There are vegetable patches for the green fingered enthusiasts, while those who like to just sit and reflect can do so at the back of the garden which overlooks private fields. For those who enjoy entertaining there is an outside dining area that seats 8 as well as a cabin/den/hobby room, which can be used as a bedroom if desired. The cosy space is fully insulated with heating and electricity, as well as running water.
To the front of the house there is a pretty garden with a driveway with private parking for one car. There is also an area for visitors directly across the road.
Living in Fifield
Fifield is a pretty Berkshire village with a village pub, The Fifield Inn and a village school which has an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating being a short walk from the cottage.
Conveniently situated for easy road access to the M4 which links to both the M25 and the A404(M)/M4. Rail access is equally convenient with direct services from Maidenhead to London Paddington and Reading and additional services to London Waterloo from Windsor. Crossrail, the new cross London route, is due to begin running from Maidenhead Station in 2020 and will link directly with Heathrow, the City and Canary Wharf.
There is also a bus stop in the village, providing a regular bus service and a 16 minute journey to both Maidenhead and Windsor, perfect for shopping and eating out.
Maidenhead – 3.5 miles,
Windsor – 4 miles,
Henley – 12.5 miles,
M4 (J8/9) – 2.5 miles
Heathrow – 13.5 miles,
Central London – 30 miles
There are well regarded schools and colleges in the area including Wellington College, Eton College, Holyport College, Papplewick, St. Georges and St. Mary’s.
Sporting and recreational facilities include golf at Castle Royle, Sunningdale and Wentworth. There is horse racing at Windsor, Ascot, Kempton, Sandown. Polo at Smith’s Lawn, Guards Polo Club and the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club, flying at White Waltham Airfield, rowing clubs at Maidenhead, Dorney Lake and Henley, home to the renowned Henley Royal Regatta; There is windsurfing and sailing at Bray Lake.
Dog walkers can benefit from the many footpaths surrounding the property, and ramblers and walkers can choose from an abundance of picturesque routes and Windsor Great Park nearby.
Tenure – Freehold
Local Authority – Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Council Tax – Band C
Viewing – Strictly by appointment via Philip Booth Esq 01491 635343 or 07795 422284
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- 2 bed
- 1 bath