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Gibraltar Lane, Cookham Dean, SL6

5 bed detached house for sale
Ref: A1N8D000000I4ADAAQ

About this property

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Kitchen Dining Room
  • Family Room
  • Reception Hall
  • Drawing Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Service Kitchen
  • Utility Room
  • Lobby
  • Wine Cellar

Quarry House is an elegant 5 bedrooms period detached family home, with large windows and high ceilings, set in beautiful gardens and commanding stunning far reaching country and riverside views, with private mooring, convenient access to highly desirable villages with an array of amenities.

Quarry House is an elegant period detached family home situated in an elevated position on W...

Quarry House is an elegant 5 bedrooms period detached family home, with large windows and high ceilings, set in beautiful gardens and commanding stunning far reaching country and riverside views, with private mooring, convenient access to highly desirable villages with an array of amenities.

Quarry House is an elegant period detached family home situated in an elevated position on Winter Hill on the banks of The River Thames. The property also benefits from stunning gardens and grounds in excess of 1.2 acres, which commands an elevated position, offering far-reaching views over the river, the Chilterns and surrounding countryside. The property, has accommodation arranged over four floors and measures approximately 5336 square feet of living space. On entering, there is a welcoming, light and airy reception hall with floor to ceiling picture window offering stunning views leading to an open plan kitchen dining/ family room. The stylish and generous kitchen benefits from a bespoke Mark Wilkinson fitted kitchen with solid wood pippy oak cupboards, an AGA and double French doors leading to the decking which wraps around the north and west elevations. There is an adjoining utility room and rear lobby with access to the wine cellar and basement. The lovely and extensive open plan living area occupying the East side of the ground floor with an impressive bay window commanding far-reaching views and a triple aspect. This area is comprised of a drawing room with an open fireplace. There is an adjoining sitting room and kitchen breakfast room. To the first floor, there is an open plan area with large floor to ceiling picture window that can act as a sitting area, study or reading room. There are four bedrooms on this floor, two benefitting from adjoining balconies enjoying extensive views, a family bathroom and separate shower room. To the second floor, there is a principal bedroom suite with ensuite bath and separate shower as well as extensive loft room, ideal for storage or conversion, subject to the necessary consents.

Outside
The property is accessed via Gibraltar Lane, which is a no through public road, which is one of the most desirable residential roads in the area with unique properties all on the banks of the River Thames. The driveway has parking for several cars and has an in and out driveway. There is a detached garage with boarded loft area above. There is a high quality Hartley Botanic green house and additional storage. The grounds extend to a total of about 1.2 acres, perfectly landscaped to provide a mix of formal lawns, outdoor entertaining spaces, formal borders and woodland. Much effort has been made in taking advantage of the topography of the site, with a lovely meandering path through the managed woodland leading down to a mooring on the river. There is a formal level garden mainly laid to lawn and situated on the south and east side of the property which is interspersed with trees and shrubs including areas to sit and take in the panoramic view of the river and surrounding countryside. The property also benefits with extensive private mooring of over 230 ft., on The River Thames.

Situation
The Cookhams consists of three parts, Cookham Village, which is renowned for its high street with historic buildings including the 16th century Bell and Dragon Inn, and the Stanley Spencer Gallery and Cookham Moor, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Cookham Rise and Cookham Dean which are set south of the river from Marlow and North of Maidenhead. Marlow offers extensive shopping, educational and recreational facilities, including; Higginson Park beside Marlow Bridge. The M4 (J8/9) is within 7 miles and the M40 (J4) 5.6 miles away, both provide access to Heathrow and the national motorway network. There is a wellstocked village mini market and several other shops, as well as a pharmacy and a Surgery. Cookham Dean is a highly sought-after residential village in a tranquil setting with surrounding countryside. Winter Hill is part of Cookham Dean which is a conservation area including woodlands that belong to the National trust and Woodland Trust. An extensive range of leisure and family activities are available at your doorstep including, walking hiking, horse riding, cycling, golf, boating and sailing. The local railway station in Cookham links at Maidenhead to Paddington with Cross Rail. There is a wide selection of highly regarded schools in the vicinity including primary schools in Cookham Dean and Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School in Marlow. There are also many noteworthy independent schools in the area.

Additional Information
Council Tax Band: G

5 Bedrooms

Kitchen Dining Room

Family Room

Reception Hall

Drawing Room

Sitting Room

Service Kitchen

Utility Room

Lobby

Wine Cellar



Key Information

Council Tax Band: 6

Tenure: Freehold