Waltham Road, Twyford

  • Type: Cottage
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Parking: Off Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Rear Garden
  • Council Tax Band: F
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • A three bedroom detached character cottage
  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen / breakfast room
  • Utility room & cloakroom
  • Family bathroom and wet room
  • Gardens and off road parking

Property Summary

Known as Hornbeam Cottage and believed to date back to 1701, 1 Waltham Road, Twyford, was granted Grade II listed building status in May 1984. Formally The White Horse Inn, the cottage has undergone many improvements over the years and now blends old and new, retaining many characterful features such as open fireplaces and exposed beams. Located in the heart of the village, within walking distance of Twyford railway station, this provides easy access to London Paddington and the Elizabeth line.  The accommodation includes entrance lobby, sitting room with character fireplace, dining room, a modern kitchen/breakfast room with oak flooring, under-floor heating and a vaulted ceiling, family room with fireplace, utility / cloakroom, three double bedrooms, first floor family bathroom and additional shower room and secondary double glazing. Outside the garden has an East/South-Easterly aspect with a patio area abutting the kitchen, ideal for entertaining and providing a high degree of privacy and seclusion along with off-road parking for two vehicles.  NO ONWARD CHAIN



ENTRANCE With vaulted ceilings, triple aspect windows, ceiling light point, part glazed door leading through to sitting room.

SITTING ROOM Double aspect windows to front and side, Inglenook fireplace with oak beam and recessed log burning stove, recessed storage to side and cupboard, double radiator, exposed horizontal beams, ceiling light point.

FAMILY ROOM Dual aspect windows to front and side, feature central fireplace with hardwood mantel with raised exposed brick hearth, built in storage cupboard, exposed horizontal beams, panel door leading through to garden, exposed horizontal and vertical beams with door leading through to turning stairs to first floor landing.

DINING ROOM Side aspect window with a range of built in cupboards, enclosed radiator, feature fireplace with hardwood mantel and raised exposed brick hearth with built in shelving, exposed horizontal beams.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Vaulted ceiling, exposed beams with twin double glazed Velux style windows, a range of wooden fitted and free-standing units with stone worksurfaces, glass splashback, butler sink, central island with breakfast seating, space for dishwasher, large fridge freezer and range cooker (available by separate negotiation), double glazed patio doors leading through to courtyard area, wood flooring, double radiator, ceiling light points.

UTILITY/CLOAKROOM Rear aspect window with part glazed stable style door leading through to side garden, exposed horizontal, vertical and diagonal beams, space for appliances, sink and work surfaces. Separate cloakroom with low level w.c. and wash hand basin.


LANDING Side aspect window, exposed vertical and horizontal beams, ceiling light point, doors to adjoining rooms.

BEDROOM ONE Dual aspect with views to front and side of property, feature fireplace with exposed brick surround, mantel and hearth, exposed horizontal and vertical beams, radiator, built in storage shelves with concealed lighting.

BEDROOM TWO Dual aspect windows to front and side, single radiator, feature fireplace with exposed mantel and hearth, exposed horizontal and vertical beams, ceiling light point.

BEDROOM THREE Side aspect window with single radiator under, exposed horizontal beams, a range of built in storage and hanging space, concealed lighting, space saving guest bed.

FAMILY BATHROOM Side aspect window, comprising three-piece suite, panel enclosed bath with hot and cold mixer taps and shower attachment, low level w.c. wash hand basin, subway style tiled walls, built in airing cupboard with shelving and cupboard space above, exposed horizontal beams, recessed down lights.

WET ROOM Stylish wet room with subway style tiling, rear aspect opaque window, wall mounted shower controls, low level w.c.  wash hand basin exposed horizontal beams, recessed down lights.


FRONT GARDEN Mainly laid to lawn with brick retaining wall and pedestrian gates.

REAR GARDEN Enclosed by panel fencing, large courtyard area with old brick paving, lawned area with timber shed, an abundance of trees and shrubs providing a high degree of privacy.


COUNCIL TAX BAND F 2023/2024 - £4,274.84

LOCAL INFORMATION: Twyford is set 6 miles to the East of Reading and offers a varied range of shops, pubs and restaurants. Surrounded by beautiful countryside the towns of Henley-on-Thames, Reading and Maidenhead are all easily accessible, along with highly regarded local primary and secondary schools.

All measurements are approximate. The agent has not tested any apparatus, fittings or services and so cannot verify if they are in working order. Should you proceed with the purchase of the property, the buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.  None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements of representations of fact.    134