- 4 bedrooms
- Spacious rooms
- Pretty gardens
- Easy reach motorway
- Beautiful rural village location
- Large kitchen/breakfast room
- Garage/off road parking
Situated in a rural village in the heart of the countryside yet within easy access to nearby villages, towns and train stations. Only a 10 minute drive to the villages of Theale and Pangbourne, with mainline stations that provide fast direct services to London Paddington.
2,482 sq ft / 231 m² (all measurements are approximate)
Stable Cottage is a very attractive 4 bedroom character country house, an unusually spacious self-contained wing of a period barn luxuriously converted to residential use and refurbished to a very high standard.
The property is situated within the heart of this sought after sleepy period village and set beside a quiet no-through lane. This is an exclusive location within one of the most protected period villages in this part of the world.
A superb farmhouse kitchen beautifully fitted with purpose bespoke kitchen units, granite work surfaces and a modern AGA as well as additional ovens and hobs for summer use.
The elegant living room is spacious at some 20ft x 15ft and features a multi fuel stove, with windows overlooking the gardens, and beautifully light at all times of the day. All the rooms are of generous proportions with large windows, spacious accommodation and excellent ceiling heights.
There are two gardens, one to the rear, one to the front, both are secure and benefit from lots of sun and privacy. There is off road parking for up to 4 cars on a shared driveway, and a single garage.
Summary of accommodation:
Entrance hall, living room, study, playroom, large kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, ground floor bedroom 4, and cloakroom. First floor: 3 bedrooms, family bathroom, bedroom 1 with ensuite and dressing room. Single garage and off road car parking.
Gardens. Pretty, mature gardens to both front and rear of the property, with secluded terrace area to front enjoying evening sun and a private courtyard garden to the rear with a useful shed and gate access to the parking area and garage.
Local facilities & schools:
The pretty village of Ashampstead is set on high ground with countryside noted to be of Outstanding Rural Beauty surrounding. There are lots of footpaths and bridle paths. The village is centred round the village green. The village farm shop is within easy walking distance with a first class butcher, fishmonger, vegetables, delicatessen and a coffee shop. The village hall is the centre of an excellent community life with all sorts of monthly and annual events held. Just 10 minutes from the excellent shopping facilities in Pangbourne, its riverside pubs and restaurants and fast train connections for the commuter to London Paddington
There are excellent schooling facilities within the area, offering both public and private, primary and secondary education.
Directions: From the offices of Dudley Singleton turn left, pass over the mini roundabout, turn first right at St James the Less Church into Pangbourne Hill signposted to Yattendon. Continue to the top of the hill, do not bear right to Upper Basildon, but continue until you reach a T-junction with woodland in front of you. Turn right and then immediately right again signposted to Ashampstead. After approximately 2 miles a signpost will be seen on the left directing to Ashampstead village, this is on a right hand bend. Turn left. Proceed up the hill into the village centre, passing the village green on the left, turn right into Chapel Lane and the driveway will be found on the left hand side. Park in front of the right hand garage.
Services: Main water electricity, drainage. Propane gas central heating
Post Code: RG8 8RT
Local authority/Tax band: West Berkshire. Council tax band G
Letting fees for tenants apply, please click on the letting fees button for more information
Deposit: equivalent to 2 months` rent which will be held by the independent & Government approved Deposit Protection Service.
Rent: to be paid one month in advance. Late payments will incur charges.
Payment: by bank transfer only. We require 5 working days for clearance. Please advise us if you believe you have an adverse credit history which could include County Court Judgements, CCJ`s; failure to do so could risk the loss of your tenancy set up and referencing fees.
Any rent advertised is pure rent and does not include any additional services such as council tax, utility charges, telephone, broadband or TV services.
Dudley Singleton & Daughter Estate Agents are members of the National Association of Estate Agents and The Property Ombudsman.
Client money protection is provided by the National Federation of Property Professionals.
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/landlords of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that: 1. The particulars are intended to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers/tenants, and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. No responsibility is assumed for the accuracy of individual items. We relied upon our own brief inspection and information supplied to us by the vendors. (i) The description, including photographs of the property and its contents, are intended to be a guide only rather than a detailed and accurate report and inventory. (ii) Floor plans, measurements, areas and distances are intended to be approximately only. (iii) Prospective purchasers are strongly advised to check measurements. The position of bathroom fittings as shown on the plan is indicative only – sizes, shapes and the exact locations may differ. Wall thicknesses, together with window and door sizes are approximate only and window and door openings are shown without frame details. (iv) Photographs are not necessarily comprehensive or current and no assumption should be made that any contents shown in them are included in the sale/let. 2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permission for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith, and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers/tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. 3. No person in the employment of Dudley Singleton & Daughter has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the vendor/landlord. 4. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending tenants in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn.
From the offices of Dudley Singleton turn left, pass over the mini roundabout, turn first right at St James the Less Church into Pangbourne Hill signposted to Yattendon. Continue to the top of the hill, do not bear right to Upper Basildon, but continue until you reach a T-junction with woodland in front of you. Turn right and then immediately right again signposted to Ashampstead. After approximately 2 miles a signpost will be seen on the left directing to Ashampstead village, this is on a right hand bend. Turn left. Proceed up the hill into the village centre, passing the village green on the left, turn right into Chapel Lane and the driveway will be found on the left hand side. Park in front of the right hand garage.
All photographs are provided for guidance only.
The following are permitted payments which we may request from you:
a) The rent
b) A refundable tenancy deposit (reserved for any damages or defaults on the part of the tenant) capped at no more than five weeks` rent where the annual rent is less than £50,000, or six weeks` rent where the total annual rent is £50,000 or above
c) A refundable holding deposit (to reserve a property) capped at no more than one week`s rent
d) Payments to change the tenancy when requested by the tenant, capped at £50, or reasonable costs incurred if higher
e) Payments associated with early termination of the tenancy, when requested by the tenant
f) Payments in respect of utilities, communication services, TV licence and council tax; and
g) A default fee for late payment of rent and replacement of a lost key/security device, where required under a tenancy agreement
Please call us if you wish to discuss this further.