- 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
- Open plan kitchen with dining and living areas
- Balcony with summer dining area
- Double garage with lots of off-road parking
- Views over fields to the front
- Huge family/games room
- Large garden
- Bright light and spacious throughout
- Close to schools
4,043 sq ft / 374.3 m² (all measurements are approximate)
A splendid and spacious modern 5 bedroom house. Situated on high ground, overlooking fields to the front with a large south-facing rear garden.
Offering unusually spacious family accommodation and an impressive family/play room, which could easily house games tables, a gym, a studio, or be a cinema room. The whole house benefits from lots of natural light, high ceilings, privacy and seclusion.
There is a well fitted open plan kitchen/dining room with a living area to one side which is fitted with a wood burning stove. This whole area is flooded with light, courtesy of 2 sets of bi-fold doors, skylights and a bay window. The doors open onto a deep balcony, perfect for summer dining.
● A beautifully fitted kitchen with an extensive range of high and low level units with plenty of cupboards, drawers, granite working surfaces, double built-in electric cooker, fitted microwave, fitted dishwasher, stainless steel fridge freezer with ice and water dispenser, propane 5 ring gas hob, extractor, large island preparation/breakfast bar which seats 4
● There is wonderful hardwood flooring to the reception hall, sitting room and kitchen/dining/ living areas
● Wood burning stoves to the living area and the sitting room
● A basement which has natural light, which is presently used as a large games room
● The wide high-level entertaining terrace and further garden level decked terrace
● The property is set well back from the road with lots of car parking
● Bathrooms have been refitted, the family bathroom has a stand-alone bath with walk in shower
● Bedroom 1 has an ensuite, dressing area, sliding doors to balcony overlooking the rear garden
● Bedroom 2 has sliding doors to decked area overlooking the rear garden
● Useful utility room with washing machine
● Easy to maintain gardens
● Double garage
Summary of accommodation: Large reception hall, sitting room, spacious kitchen with dining and living areas, 4 bedrooms, 5th bedroom/study, family bathroom, ensuite to bedroom 1 with dressing area and balcony, ensuite to bedroom 3, cloakroom, utility room, workshop, very large family/play room, double garage.
Gardens: Easy to maintain gardens, mostly laid to lawn, high hedges giving privacy, shed, balcony for summer dining, decked area. Double garage.
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. Various clubs and activities use the church centre and or the main church.
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. There are plenty of golf clubs nearby and the Royal Berkshire Shooting School is within easy driving distance.
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 farm shop, supermarket, library, doctors, dental practices, hairdressers, pubs and restaurants. Pangbourne station offers fast train links to London Paddington (approx. 45 minutes), Oxford and Reading (soon to have Crossrail giving fast links to The City). Junction 12 of the M4 at Theale is only 6 miles drive giving easy access to airports.
Schools: There are plenty of schools in the area; Upper Basildon Primary School and St Andrew`s Preparatory School are only a few minutes` drive, as are Pangbourne College and Bradfield College, and Brockhurst & Marlston House Preparatory School. There is also The Oratory School, St Finians, Elstree Prep, Cranford House, Moulsford Boys School and Downe House, all within easy driving distance.
Directions: From the offices of Dudley Singleton & Daughter, turn left, proceed over the mini roundabout turning first right into Pangbourne Hill. Proceed to the top of the hill, just after the entrance to Pangbourne College on the left, turn right signposted Upper Basildon. Proceed along this road, passing Morrisson Close on your left and shortly along on the left, Kubaisa can be found.
Post Code: RG8 8LN
Services: Mains drainage, electricity, oil fired central heating, propane gas for hob
EPC Rating: D
Local Authority & Council Tax Band: West Berkshire, Band G
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.
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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
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