A 4 bed Detached House in Ranelagh Drive, Bracknell, Berkshire - Asking Price £1,200,000 - For Sale


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Offered to the market for the first time in over 40 years, this home offers rustic charm with its unique personality and original features including quarry tiled windowsills throughout the house. From the moment you step through the impressive solidoak front door, you'll be captivated by the warm and welcoming atmosphere, making it the perfect place to call home.

From the front porch you enter into the spacious hall you see the striking staircase. The reception area offers ample space and includes a convenient bespoke understair storage area (an ideal place to hide coats and shoes if necessary) and a cloakroom /toilet.

To the front of the home is a spacious living room offering captivating views of the tastefully landscaped front garden, perfect for family gatherings or quiet relaxation. To the right is the formal dining room complete with stunning original art deco fireplace and flooring and equally impressive outlook to the front garden. This provides an elegant space for hosting friends and family. The new double glazed Crittal steel windows to both front rooms and across the premises as a whole embody modern, safe and secure glazing that still respects the elegance of this 1930s property.

The kitchen/dining area has been beautifully remastered with premium granite worktops and bespoke cabinetry to compliment contemporary fixtures and offers a great space for culinary creativity and practical open-plan type dining. A multi-functional Rayburn gas cooker (which also controls the heating and hot water) sits respectfully within a beautifully decorated alcove and serves as the heart of this alluring family home. The kitchen-dining space is flooded with light and warmth from the south/westerly-facing garden to the rear and is a wonderful space in which to enjoy an invigorating warm beverage and meal whatever the time of year. The utility room with inset sink and side drainer and plumbing for washing machine and other laundry appliances provides added practicality and additional storage. From the quarry tiled kitchen, there is alsothe original walk-in pantry which can accommodate all manner of food and drink items, some appliances or serve as a convenient boot room to the rear and side of the house.

The upstairs is approached by a classic and original full turning staircase with newel posts and spindle bannisters and leads to the spacious first floor landing overlooking the picturesque rear garden. The property features four generously sized double bedrooms. Each room has been tastefully re-appointed for optimum comfort and convenience; two of the bedrooms feature elegant fireplaces and one room has a fitted sink offering practicality for use as a nursery or home office. There is also a well-equipped four-piece family bathroom offering a full-size bath, power shower, toilet and bidet with easy access to the integral hot water cylinder within. Three of these bedrooms present stunning views over the delightful front garden yet assure privacy from behind the canopy of several striking mature trees that line the road. The bedroom to the side offers an equally enticing retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

From the side door in the kitchen, one can step outside in to the unoverlooked landscaped rear garden. This space across 1/3 of an acre provides a multitude of tranquil spots to enjoy some peace and quiet, al fresco dining yet offers a generous lawn for outdoor activities too. There is also a large outbuilding that offers power and lighting for ample storage and a single garage.

The sizeable plot allows parking for multiple vehicles on the long gravel driveway. At the rear of the premises, there is a beautifully cultivated allotment integral to the property offering vast potential for sustainable living with the fruit trees and vegetables thriving year upon year generating impressive yields. The additional spaces to the side and rear of the outbuilding offer a multitude of scope for additional self-sufficiency or repurposing as a garden room to maximise the charms of the private rear garden.

The town centre, recently refurbished to exceptional standard with the Lexicon Shopping Centre and cinemas, is located a mere 15 minute walk away and the property lies within the catchment for a number of well renowned schools, including Ranelagh School which resides conveniently at the end of the private road. There are a host of high specification leisure, swimming and gym facilities nearby with a reputable athletics track, sports grounds only a 15 minute walk away too. The location offers a huge variety of shops, pubs and restaurants nearby and expansive parks in which to run, walk the dog or entertain your children, family and friends right on the doorstep of this exceptional and distinctive family home.

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