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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Hermitage, Berkshire, RG18 9RD

Guide Price £760,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 3 bath/shower rooms
  • Gardens and parking
  • Substantial outbuilding

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


The Yews can be found in the centre of Hermitage, which provides local facilities including a village shop and post office, a primary school and two public houses. The village provides easy access to the countryside in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and also offers access to Newbury or Reading via the M4 and A34. The main railway network is also available from Newbury.

The nearby centres of Newbury and Reading offer a comprehensive range of shopping, educational, recreational and leisure facilities including several golf courses and a number of fitness centres and local theatres.

All of the nearby schools have excellent reputations, whether in the state system or independent. Private schools in the area include Bradfield, Elstree, Brockhurst, St.Andrews and Downe House.


The Yews is a charming period village house believed to have been built in 1904/5 offering light accommodation with high ceilings in the centre of the village, but at the same time offering excellent and private family accommodation. The house has been lovingly improved, extended and looked after with attention to detail by the current owners for over twenty years.


Inside, the accommodation includes a sitting room with wood burning stove, a kitchen/breakfast room with doors to the garden, a dining room with stripped wood flooring and a lovely conservatory which provides plenty of space for dining or relaxed entertaining.

The first floor provides four double bedrooms including a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a separate family bathroom. The second floor provides a further two bedrooms, which share a shower room on this floor.

To the side of the house there is an excellent range of outbuildings which could provide for a multitude or uses. These buildings are currently used as a games room, utility area, studio and garaging.

The property benefits from a lawned garden with a vegetable area to the side of the house. There is a well in the front garden and a brick built storage shed. To the rear of the house the land rises in to woodland which is unfenced and gives access to footpaths across the woods. The total plot is approximately 0.79 acres.


From Newbury, take the B4009 to Hermitage, passing through Curridge and in to Hermitage village. Pass the village hall and The Yews is the second property on the left after the post office.

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Added on Rightmove:
25 January 2012


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