2 bedroom apartment for saleYattendon Court, Yattendon, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG18
Guide Price £470,000
- 2 bedrooms
- Dining/sitting room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Dressing room
- Shower room
- Utility room
- Garage & cellar storage
- EPC Rating = E
Tenure: Share of Freehold
Stunning ground floor apartment with wonderful views. Share of freehold and communal grounds of over 9 acres.
Newbury 8 miles, Reading 12 mil es, Pangbourne 6 miles, Heathrow airport 40 miles, M4 Junction 12 - 5 miles, London Paddington via Pangbourne from 46 minutes.
(All mileages and times are approximate)
Yattendon is an extremely pretty village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Many of the village houses are still owned by the Yattendon estate, which means properties in the area are rarely available.
The village retains a superb character and good local facilities
including a general store and post office, a butcher and greengrocers, a hairdressers, and The Royal Oak Hotel and restaurant. The surrounding countryside gives ample possibilities for exploration via footpaths or bridleways.
The property was once the home of the Iliffe family following their move from Basildon Park. The property was converted approximately 40 years ago in to 14 individual apartments in a unique parkland setting. The village of Yattendon and the surrounding land are still largely owned and managed by Yattendon Estates.
Yattendon Court is entered through heavy oak double doors into a lobby with access to a post room and cloak room. A further set of double doors opens into a grand reception hall of double height, panelled and with a stone fireplace and magnificent staircase to the first floor. 2 Yattendon Court is accessed directly off this reception hall.
The front door to the apartment opens on to a spacious reception hall with exposed timber floors and giving access to all rooms.
The sitting/dining room benefits from a bay window to the south overlooking the gardens and providing an outstanding view. There is a feature fireplace providing a focal point, while there are also exposed wooden floors and coving to the ceiling. There is a fitted display cabinet and a door in to the kitchen/breakfast room.
The kitchen is fitted with a range of wood fronted floor and wall units, with a breakfast bar in front of the window. Beyond the kitchen there is a utility room with space for a dishwasher and washing machine.
Both bedrooms have French doors on to the terrace where there is a loggia for alfresco dining.
There is plenty of storage with the apartment provided by attic spaces and trapdoor access under floor storage and there is a further cellar storage area
Outside, Yattendon Court is approached through impressive gated pillars and up a long private driveway through mature parkland to the gravelled parking area.
The grounds are a particular feature of the property and include sweeping lawns with specimen trees, a sunken Italian garden with pond and a loggia. The gardens have great views to the south. There is a garage in a separate block together with a car wash area.
Square Footage: 1,351 sq ft
From Theale, junction 12 of the M4 - Take the A4 towards Newbury on the Theale bypass, at the roundabout at the end of the dual carriageway, turn right, signposted Pangbourne. Take the first turning on the left to Bradfield and Yattendon. Continue along this road for about 5 miles and before reaching the village of Yattendon, the entrance to Yattendon Court will be seen on the right-hand side. Go through the pillars up the drive and in to the parking area.
From Junction 13 of the M4 - follow the signs to Hermitage and in Hermitage itself, having passed the post office on the left, turn right signposted Yattendon. Proceed through Yattendon past the Church and the School and just after leaving the village, turn left into Yattendon Court and proceed as above.
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