Guide Price £695,000 - Available
Pangbourne centre & railway station 10 minutes` walk (fast trains to London Paddington 47 minutes) ● Easy access Reading (6 miles) & Oxford by rail & road ● M4 (junc 12) 6 miles ● Heathrow 45 minutes by car (all distances approximate)
1,398 sq ft / 130 m² (all measurements are approximate)
A pretty 3 bedroom semi-detached period cottage with some later additions. Mowcop is valuably unlisted with a number of original period features and high ceilings throughout.
Whitchurch-on-Thames has long been noted as one of the most exclusive and sought after Thames villages and Mowcop is within easy walking distance of the River Thames and the vibrant period village of Pangbourne with its specialist shops, train station, pubs and restaurants. The property is also within easy walking distance of the highly regarded Whitchurch Primary School.
There is useful off road parking in front of the single garage and gardens to both front and rear. The rear garden enjoys both the southerly and westerly sun all day and measures some 80ft in depth from the kitchen, with a wide terrace for summer dining and a pretty Victorian outbuilding.
It is very hard to find a pretty cottage set within the heart of a delightful and peaceful period village, with easy access to such wonderful facilities.
● Sitting room has a large open log fire with beam across fitted with a canopy
● Exposed beam across the ceiling of the sitting room which also has a dining area
● Half pine panelling to one wall within the hall,
● Ground floor study overlooks the rear garden
● 2 double bedrooms, a single bedroom and bathroom to the 1st floor
● There is valuable off-street parking for a single car before the garage
● Single garage with workshop and store behind
● Garden to both front and rear with a side access to a single garage and the rear garden has a wide sun terrace, a side access and a small number of useful outbuildings
● Solar thermal panels providing hot water
Summary of accommodation: Entrance hall, staircase to first floor, sitting room with dining area, study, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. Single detached garage with workshop to rear and a log store, further large brick constructed storeroom under a pitched roof, possibly a Victorian wash-house originally.
Gardens and grounds: Gardens to both front and rear, rear has a wide terrace and large lawn area, mature trees and shrubberies, large vegetable garden, flower beds, octagonal greenhouse (in need of repair), log store, brick storeroom.
Local facilities: Mowcop is within easy walking distance of Pangbourne village centre with its fine selection of award winning independent shops, a supermarket, health centre, dentists, library, hairdressers, riverside pubs and fine restaurants. The River Thames runs between the villages and has riverside meadows, part-owned by the National Trust, the Thames Path, a children`s play area, tennis courts, football pitches, a bowling club and Pangbourne Adventure Dolphin centre offering canoeing and climbing instruction. Whitchurch-on-Thames also has two fine character pubs in The Greyhound and Ferryboat.
Beale Wildlife Park & Gardens is a couple of miles up the road and is a lovely place for young families with amazing animals, birds, gardens, play parks, a splash pool and miniature train. Near to Beale Park is Basildon Park, the National Trust property, featuring a splendid Georgian mansion surrounded by 400 acres of parkland.
Pangbourne offers superb transport links with a fast train service to London Paddington, Oxford and Reading which will benefit from the upcoming Crossrail, offering fast links to the City, as well as buses to all local areas. Waitrose can be found at both Tilehurst (approx. 4 miles) and Wallingford.
Schools: Whitchurch-on-Thames is located within easy reach of a number of independent schools; Pangbourne College, Bradfield College and St Andrew`s Preparatory School are within easy driving distance, as are The Oratory, Downe House, Cranford House and Moulsford Preparatory School. The property is in the catchment area of Langtree Secondary School at Woodcote, and Whitchurch Primary School itself has an outstanding record.
Directions: From the offices of Dudley Singleton & Daughter, turn left at the mini roundabout, turn left again at the George Hotel turn left, and continue over the River Thames and the toll bridge into Whitchurch-on-Thames, passing The Greyhound pub on the right and you will come across Manor Road on the left, almost opposite this on the right is Mowcop on the right hand side of the High Street. Please park in Manor Road for viewing appointments.
Post Code: RG8 7ET
Services: Mains electricity, water, drainage, gas.
Local Authority and Council Tax Band: South Oxfordshire, Band F
Viewing by arrangement with vendor`s agent, Dudley Singleton & Daughter, No. 1 Station Road, Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8 7AN.
Tel: 0118 984 2662
Websites: www.singletonanddaughter.co.uk, www.rightmove.co.uk, www.mayfairoffice.co.uk, www.onthemarket.com, www.countrylife.co.uk
London Office: Cashel House, 15 Thayer Street, London, W1.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Dudley Singleton & Daughter for themselves and for the vendors of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that:
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FIXTURES AND FITTINGS: The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for their purpose. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or surveyor.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
- Semi detached period cottage
- First floor bathroom
- Single garage an off road parking
- Within the heart of this delightful period village
- 3 bedrooms
- Mature gardens
- Potential for extension stpp
- Walk to Pangbourne and its facilities
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