Guide Price £549,000 - Available
2 miles from Pangbourne village centre & station ● M4 (junction 12) 7 miles ● Reading 8 miles ● Newbury 13 miles
1,581 sq ft / 157 m² (all measurements are approximate)
A very pretty 4 bedroom modern semi-detached house occupying a pretty Sylvan setting overlooking the old brick and flint walls once belonging to Basildon Park.
The property is in first class decorative order throughout with pretty landscaped gardens to both front and rear. Built by the well-known company Thomas Homes in 2006, noted for their outstanding build construction quality and attention to detail.
This is a very light and bright house with plenty of storage which the vendor has increased with additional under eaves cupboards to bedroom 1. The accommodation is unusually spacious with pretty views to the Chiltern Hills to the rear from the sitting room, kitchen and bedroom 1 suite. The attractive rear gardens have a wide stone laid terrace area for summer dining, a well-maintained lawn and flower beds.
The present owner has made a number of improvements to include; all the ceiling spotlights to LED, one side of the kitchen has been fitted with a new range of cupboards, drawers, larder units and polished oak working surface. The new ground floor shower room is adjacent to bedroom 4 presently used as a study.
● The pretty gardens to front and rear with views from the sitting room and bedroom 1 to the Chiltern Hills in the distance
● The high level of insulation and primary double glazing
● The golden oak plank flooring in the family room and lower ground floor hall
● The spacious cloakroom/utility room
● An efficient electric wet central heating system to radiators
● Spectacular and unusually large kitchen/dining room, one side of which has been refitted with an extensive range of cupboards, drawers, larder units and polished oak working surface and fitted LG American style fridge freezer with ice and cold water dispenser, 4 ring ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor hood over, double stainless steel electric oven unit, ceramic flooring, fitted dishwasher, 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with swan neck mixer tap and drainer over mounted to the wide working surfaces, pair of ceiling hung lights with shades which, in keeping with the LED spotlights, are controlled by dimmer switches. Window overlooking the gardens and with views over the Chiltern Hills, and a door giving access
● 3 bedrooms, family bathroom, ensuite shower room to bedroom 1 are on the first floor, a further shower room is on the ground floor adjacent to bedroom 4, presently used as a study
● The family bathroom with shower and the ensuite shower room are fitted to a very high standard.
● Gigaclear high speed fibre broadband
Summary of accommodation:
Ground floor: entrance porch, reception hall, sitting room, bedroom 4, shower room
First floor; 3 further bedrooms, family bathroom, ensuite shower room
Lower ground floor: inner hall, utility room/cloakroom, family room, large kitchen/dining room
Gardens: To both front and rear are landscaped and well-planted. The rear garden has a lawn and flowers beds. It is partly walled and very private with a stone laid terrace for summer dining. The close is a private road with ample parking for visitors, and 2 car spaces in the car port owned by this property.
Local facilities: Stonehouse is situated only a short distance by car from Upper Basildon. Enjoying a very active community; Upper Basildon village hall hosts a number of events during the course of the year including the popular village market one Saturday a month. The 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 is a large livery yard with 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. There are plenty of golf clubs nearby and the Royal Berkshire Shooting School is within easy driving distance.
There is a Spar convenience store within a short walking distance which sells newspapers and essentials.
This semi-rural location benefits from being just a few minutes` drive from the nearby Thames side village of Pangbourne which offers a range of amenities including a splendid selection of independent award winning specialist shops including a butchers, cheese shop, organic farm 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 (soon to have Crossrail giving fast links to The City). Junction 12 of the M4 at Theale is only 7 miles drive giving easy access to airports.
Schools: There are lots of local schools within easy access including Pangbourne College, Bradfield College, Upper Basildon C of E Village Primary School, St Andrew`s Preparatory School, Cranford House Girls` School, Moulsford Preparatory and Senior School for boys, Downe House Girls` School and The Oratory Preparatory and Senior School.
Directions: From the offices of Dudley Singleton & Daughter turn right, proceed out of the village, in the direction of Streatley after passing Child Beale Wildlife Park on your right you will go through a set of traffic lights. Pass the National Trust Basildon Park entrance on your left and enter a 30 mph zone, a short distance along Stonehouse will be found on your right.
Post Code: RG8 9NQ
Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity.
Local Authority & Council Tax Band: West Berkshire, Band E
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, W1U 3JT.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Dudley Singleton & Daughter for themselves and for the vendors 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, 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.
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 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.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn.
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.
- Modern semi-detached house
- 3 Bathrooms
- Partly walled rear garden
- Pangbourne office 0118 984 2662
- 4 Bedrooms
- Spectacular kitchen/dining room
- car port with parking for 2 cars
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