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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Shinfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 9EY

Guide Price £1,400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 bed high specification home
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Triple garage and parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


The property is situated between Spencers Wood and Shinfield, just to the south of Reading. Both Spencers Wood and Shinfield offer a range of everyday amenities including post offices, bakers, supermarket, garages, public houses and churches. Comprehensive amenities can be found in Reading, Wokingham or Basingstoke.

The local area offers a range of activities for exploration and relaxation, from leisure and tennis clubs to a network of footpaths and bridleways, while the location enables easy access to major conurbations via road or rail.



The property is approached through electrically operated wrought iron gates onto a long tarmac and block paved driveway past the gardens and garaging to a turning circle in front of the house.

The property dates from 1999 and has been built of handmade bricks under a clay tiled roof, with enormous attention to detail in the brickwork and pointing, which is an indication of the quality of the build apparent throughout.

The design is American in origin and its emphasis is on extremely comfortable living, the main hub of which being the kitchen/breakfast/family room, with French doors on to the south facing terrace.

The front door opens on to a superb vaulted drawing room with feature gas fire and brick hearth, and an arch leading through to the dining room.

The master bedroom is double aspect with a bay window and has an en-suite with bath and shower and has a dressing room. There are a further 3 bedrooms on the ground floor, two with en-suites, while there is also a family bathroom. There is also a utility room with door to the garden.

The first floor currently provides an excellent office space and two additional bedrooms with a shared bathroom. There is adequate space for more accommodation, if required, with the possibility of creating additional bathrooms subject to Local Authority approvals.

Outside, the property benefits from a combined double and single garage both with electrically operated doors Adjacent to the garages is a block built, wooden lapped tool shed. There is a covered garden storage/work area to the rear of the garages.

The level lawn sweeps around the house passing a raised vegetable garden and barbecue area to an incredible well tended garden complete with a waterfall leading to a large pond, a rose garden with seating areas and a covered walkway with remote control garden lighting.

To the rear of the property there is also an orchard area with a variety of apple, plum and pear trees.


From junction 11 of the M4, take the A33 Basingstoke Road south. At the first junction turn left towards Riseley and stay on this road for approximately 1 mile, before turning left in to Hyde End Road. Follow this road for approximately 0.8 miles and turn left in to Croft Road signposted Ryeish Green. Oakwood is the first property on the right.

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Added on Rightmove:
28 February 2012


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