About this property

As the name suggests, the cottage was originally alongside the forge in the delightful village of Hurst and is a home full of character and charm. Forge Cottage retains many of the original features whilst embracing the modern comforts that we can't live without these days.

Brace and ledge doors, beams, fireplaces, strip wood flooring and a fabulous country kitchen with walk in pantry provide the ambience of a historical cottage whilst spacious room sizes, modern central heating, double glazing, ultrafast broadband (subject to a contract with Gigaclear) and luxurious bathrooms and en-suite ensure extremely comfortable living.

Outside

The frontage of Forge Cottage provides a large, shingled parking area for several vehicles, providing privacy to the front a mature hedge with brick retaining wall marks the boundary.
There is also side access to the rear gardens.

A 3 bay car port to the side of the cottage in the position of the original forge is currently configured to provide two parking bays and a secure storage bay, there is light and power as well as an electric vehicle charging facility.

The sunny rear gardens are laid mainly to lawn with an outlook over fields with privacy being provided by mature hedges to the boundary. Landscaped to provide various multilevel seating areas, raised flower and shrub beds as well as outside power and lighting.

The log cabin in the garden is equipped with light, power, high speed wi-fi internet, as well as being fully insulated with double glazing. All of this combined perfectly suits this log cabin to be a home office, studio or just a room in which to relax and unwind overlooking the gardens.

Local Information

• Hurst is a popular village to the north west of Wokingham, Dinton Pastures country park with its woodland and country walks are on the doorstep and there are country pubs/restaurants close at hand.

• 3.5 miles away is the desirable market town of Wokingham. This thriving town has undergone a complete regeneration and now provides a fabulous range of shops, restaurants, bars, coffee shops, supermarkets, bowling alley, a leisure centre which is due to be completed shortly and even a boutique cinema.

• Twyford Station is just 2.2 miles away with a regular service to London Paddington in just over half an hour and is a stop on the shortly to open Elizabeth Line providing speedy links to Central London. Reading, the 3rd largest interchange hub outside of London, is just one stop in the other direction. For the Waterloo line Winnersh is only 1.2 miles away.

• The M4 motorway is only 3.6 miles away providing convenient access to Heathrow and Gatwick Airports, London and the country's motorway network.

• There are a number of renowned schools close at hand which include Ludgrove, Reddam House, Holme Grange, Leighton Park, Wellington College and Crossfields.

• A wealth of exceptional leisure amenities lie close at hand which include health spas, golf courses, leisure centres and horse racing at Ascot. Henley on Thames home to the famous regatta and festival is about 8 miles away.
  • Popular village location
  • Characterful cottage
  • Overlooking fields
  • Original features
  • Sunny secluded gardens
  • 4 Reception areas
  • Country kitchen/breakfast room
  • Principal bedroom with dressing room and en-suite
  • 4 Further bedrooms
  • Family bathroom
  • 3 Bay car port
  • Home office/studio
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