- 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
- Parking for 2 cars
- Scenic views
- Peaceful semi-rural location
- Close to amenities
- Close to amenities
A modern semi-detached house set in a very peaceful location overlooking fields to the rear. There is a separate kitchen, with fitted appliances, and the spacious living/dining room has patio doors opening onto the rear garden. The property will be redecorated throughout prior to tenancy start.
Summary of accommodation: Entrance hall, cloakroom, fitted kitchen with double oven, hob, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, sitting room, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 ensuite), pretty south facing garden, 2 garden sheds, 2 allocated parking spaces.
Schools: There are plenty of schools in the area; Upper Basildon Primary School is within walking distance, St Andrew's Preparatory School is only a few minutes' drive, as are Pangbourne College and Bradfield College. There is also The Oratory School, St Finians, Cranford House, Moulsford Boys School, Downe House, all within easy driving distance.
Local facilities: Upper Basildon is a much sought after village situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Enjoying a very active community; the village hall hosts a number of events during the course of the year including the popular village market one Saturday a month. The village recreational ground has a football club and an excellent tennis club. The Red Lion is a popular pub serving local ales and food.
For the equestrian enthusiast there are many bridle paths surrounding the village. There is an excellent sporting complex open to public membership at Bradfield College with indoor tennis courts, squash, indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, etc.
Upper Basildon benefits from being a few minutes' drive from the nearby Thames side village of Pangbourne which offers a range of amenities including a splendid selection of specialist shops including a butchers, cheese shop, organic shop, supermarket, library, doctors, dental practices, hairdressers, pubs and restaurants. Pangbourne station offers fast train links to London Paddington (approx. 47 minutes), Oxford and Reading. Junction 12 of the M4 at Theale is only 6 miles drive.
Directions: From the offices of Dudley Singleton turn left, proceed over the mini roundabout, turning first right at St James the Less Church. Proceed up Pangbourne Hill until you see a sign just after the entrance to Pangbourne College to Upper Basildon. Turn right. Proceed along the Pangbourne Road and Morrison Close will be found on the left hand side. Follow the road to the right and at the end of the close The Hawthorns will be found on the left.
Post Code: RG8 8LL
Services: Mains water, electricity, drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Local authority/Tax band: West Berkshire. Council tax band D
Tenancy: An Assured Shorthold Tenancy is available for a period of 12 months.
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. Any rent advertised is pure rent and does not include any additional services such as council tax, utility charges, telephone, broadband or TV services.
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.
Dudley Singleton & Daughter 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. As part of a communal building or grounds, leasehold covenants may apply.
MPORTANT 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.
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.