- 3/4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
- Spacious modern kitchen/dining room
- Easy walk to amenities, train station, shops, pubs, river
- Sought after village
- Double glazing, modern radiators
- Off road parking
- Large living room with working fireplace
Rectory Cottage is a deceptively spacious 3/4 bedroom period cottage set in this sought after Thameside village with off road parking.
Featuring large and welcoming rooms, this cosy and quiet property benefits from a fantastic location, with modern radiators, double glazing and lots of natural light.
The cottage is within easy walking distance to Pangbourne shops and station, set in a very private terraced walled garden ● Fast trains to London Paddington (47 minutes) ● M4 (junc 12) 6 miles. Heathrow 45 mins drive ● Reading 6 miles (all distances and timings approximate)
1,395 sq ft / 129 m² (all measurements are approximate)
Summary of accommodation:
First floor; 1 double bedroom, 2 single bedrooms, family bathroom.
Ground floor; Study/double bedroom, shower room, large sitting room with open fireplace, large kitchen/dining room, reception hall/boot room, large south facing terrace with door from dining area, parking for 2 cars, alarm. Appliances include; electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer.
Rectory Cottage is a very pretty 4 bedroom period cottage set in this sought after Thameside village. The cottage is semi-detached and has benefited from a meticulous and tasteful refurbishment and modernisation programme in recent years with modern bathrooms and kitchen. The cottage is unusually spacious with lots of character.
Situated in Whitchurch-on-Thames, Rectory Cottage is only a few minutes` walk from the tremendous amenities that Pangbourne offers, including fast train connections to London Paddington, Reading and Oxford.
There is a south facing terrace which runs the length of the property on one side, with pretty high brick and flint walls surrounding it, giving privacy and making this area a natural suntrap for summer dining and entertaining.
Local facilities: Rectory Cottage is within easy walking distance of Pangbourne village centre with its fine selection of award winning independent shops, a small 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.
Pangbourne has superb transport links with a fast train service to London Paddington, Oxford and Reading. Whitchurch-on-Thames also has two fine pubs in the Greyhound and Ferryboat. A short drive away is Beale Wildlife Park & Gardens, a lovely place for young families with animals, birds, play parks, a splash pool and a miniature train. Also nearby is Basildon Park, a National Trust property featuring a splendid Georgian mansion surrounded by 400 acres of parkland.
Excellent schools: Whitchurch-on-Thames is located within easy reach of a number of fine schools. Pangbourne College, Bradfield College and St Andrew`s Preparatory School are within easy driving distance, as are The Oratory School, 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 has an outstanding record.
Directions: From the offices of Dudley Singleton & Daughter, turn left and immediately left at the mini roundabout. At the George Hotel turn left and continue over the toll bridge into Whitchurch-on-Thames. The property will be found on the left hand side almost opposite The Ferryboat.
Services: Mains water, electricity, mains gas and mains drainage
Post Code: RG8 7DH
Local Authority and Council Tax Band: South Oxfordshire, Band D
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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.
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From the offices of Dudley Singleton turn left and immediately left at the mini roundabout. At the George Hotel turn left and continue over the toll bridge into Whitchurch on Thames. The property will be found on the left hand side almost opposite The Ferryboat.
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Letting fees for tenants:
Tenancy set up fee: £300 inc vat
References: £50 inc VAT per tenant aged over 18
1 bedroom unfurnished £150 inc VAT
2 bedroom unfurnished £175 inc VAT
3-4 bedroom unfurnished £225 inc VAT
5+ bedrooms unfurnished or larger properties, price dependent on property size
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