Kennet Island by Berkeley Homes

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Kennet Island

Contemporary Waterside Apartments at Kennet Island, Reading

Now available at Kennet Island, Reading – Skylark House, a second release on 1 & 2 bedroom Waterside Apartments. Kennet Island offers the chance to become part of a thriving new community, with residents sharing the many benefits of: the FIT@KI residents' gym, the Island lounge licensed cafι, Hudsons convenience store and the Little Kingdom Children’s Daycare nursery. There is also the Greenwave bus running through Kennet Island to Reading town center.

Located just a short distance from Reading town centre and the M4, and adjacent to the Foudry Brook ecological corridor, the new phase of apartments at Kennet Island offer contemporary living in a great location. Kennet Island is more than a place to live, it has proven to be a thriving community and a unique, vibrant destination. With a variety of layouts and elevations, all sharing superb attention to detail and exceptional Berkeley specifications.

  1. Located a short distance from Reading town centre
  2. 6 acres of open space
  3. Good road and rail connections
  4. Gym, cafι, nursery and convenience store



Drake Way, Off A33, (Nr Madejski Stadium), Reading,Berkshire, RG2

Opening hours

10am - 6pm Mon-Fri and Sat & Sun 10am - 5pm

Local Information

Leisure Facilities

Situated in the heart of Reading, The Oracle shopping centre offers a world of fashion, food and entertainment. With Top Brands and a unique riverside setting full of delicious restaurants and cafes along with the Vue cinema, there is close by entertainment.

Less than 5 minutes away by car Brunel Retail park includes many well known stores such as Next, Currys, Halfords and Laura Ashley.


• Whitley Park Junior school
• Reading Girls School
• Reading Boys Secondary school – Rated outstanding by Ofsted
• Kendrick School – One of the top grammar schools in the country.
• University of Reading – Ranked as one of the UK’s 20 most research intensive universities and in the top 200 Universities in the World.

Transport Links

Kennet Island - Location Benefits & Transport Links

Living at Kennet Island, convenience comes as standard being just 2miles from the centre of town, which can be reached in just under 15 minutes using the Greenwave, Kennet Island bus service.

From Reading station, London Paddington is under 30 minutes away. There are also direct rail services to Oxford, Bristol, Birmingham and Southampton.

Excellent road connections from Kennet Island mean that junction 11 of the M4 is less that a mile and a half away via the A33.

Nearest stations:

National Train Station logo Reading West (1.8 miles)
National Train Station logo Reading (1.9 miles)
National Train Station logo Earley (2.6 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode



The properties at Kennet Island display the hallmarks of quality design and the high standard specification synonymous of Berkeley Homes.

Contemporary, well-planned interiors maximise light and the use of space, providing living environments that are as practical as they are desirable.

Below identifies some of the key features of Kennet Island’s standard specification. *Please note: there will be some variations between 1 & 2 bedroom apartments. Please see plots listed for specific details. The specification is indicative only of the next phase*

• Alno custom designed kitchens with soft closing doors*
• Laminate worktops plus matching upstand and hob splash back*
• Under unit LED lighting
• Bosch integrated stainless steelA rated oven
• Bosch 4 zone ceramic induction hob
• Bosch telescopic recirculating extractor
• Bosch fully integrated A+ rated fridge freezer
• Adobe designer chrome polished mixer tap
• Blanco stainless steel bowl with mobile drainer

• Elegant white Roca wall mounted basin
• White Roca dual flush wall mounted WC with concealed cistern, soft close seat and cover
• Bespoke fixed mirror
• Chrome polished basin mixer
• Chrome polished shower mixer over bath
• White bath with bath panel storage
• Bath / shower screen
• Chrome heated towel rail
• Choice of colour options to tiled wall and floors*
• Full height tiling to bath walls
• Half height tiling to WC / basin run Internal Finishes
• White painted internal doors
• Polished chrome lever handles
• Tiled flooring to kitchen and bathroom*
• Carpet to hall, living / dining areas and bedrooms*
• Wardrobe to master bedroom with high level shelf and hanging rail

Lighting, Electrical & Heating
• Wiring for Sky+ to living room
• TV points to living room and bedroom
• Telephone points to living room and bedroom
• Polished steel sockets and switches to kitchen
• White sockets and switches to all areas excluding kitchen
• 100% Low energy chrome polished down-lights to hall, kitchen / living room and bathroom
• 100% Low energy pendant lighting to bedroom
• Automatic lighting to hall cupboard
• White shaver socket to bathroom
• Mechanical extract ventilation (MEV) to kitchen, bathroom
• Electric panel radiators with integral timers

Security & Safety
• Multi point locking system to front doors
• Audio / video entry system to apartments
• Smoke detector
• Integrated recycling bin
• Energy monitor – SMART meter

*Choices and upgrades available dependent on stage of construction. Colour options are subject to time frames. If a property has not been reserved prior to fit out, a default option.

About Developer

The Berkeley Group builds homes and neighbourhoods. They focus on creating beautiful, successful places in London and the South of England. The business works together with other people to tackle the shortage of good quality homes, and make a lasting contribution to the landscape and to the communities that it helps create.

The Berkeley Group is publicly-owned and listed on the London Stock Exchange as a FTSE 250 company. It has been ranked Britain's most sustainable major house builder for the last 8 years in a row and was voted Britain's Most Admired Company across all industries in 2011.

The Berkeley Group is made up of five autonomous companies:

• Berkeley
• St George
• St James (a joint venture with Thames Water)
• St Edward (a joint venture with the Prudential)
• St William (a joint venture launched with National Grid)

Sustainability is at the heart of Berkeley’s business strategy. Its single biggest contribution is to create new places that grace their surroundings and will stand the test of time. The environmental performance of each site is monitored tightly and they publish independent research measuring the company’s social and economic impact.

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