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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Sonning Common, Reading, RG4

Sold STC £799,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Historic Cottage
  • Immaculate Presentation
  • 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms
  • Period Features
  • Sunny Landscaped Gardens
  • EPC Rating: D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Historic cottage, part of which is believed to be one of the oldest properties in the village and dating from the 1700s which has been completely renovated by the current owners. Now also incorporating a Victorian property, the accommodation is over 2200sq ft and includes 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3 reception rooms. The superb presentation accentuates original features while offering contemporary high quality bathrooms and kitchen. There are sunny private rear gardens and off road parking. Located on a highly regarded road, less than 0.5 miles from the village centre, this is an opportunity to purchase a unique property with NO ONWARD CHAIN. EPC Rating: D
The village of Sonning Common is located within South Oxfordshire. There is an extensive range of amenities in the village including chemist, vet, shops, post office, village hall, library and an award winning health centre plus a range of schooling from playgroups to secondary education. The area boasts a variety of woodland walks and bridle paths and there are numerous country pubs within a few minutes walk or drive. The nearby towns of Reading and Henley on Thames are both within 6 miles and there is good access to the motorway networks M4 and M40.
The immaculately presented accommodation is designed to showcase the period details of this lovely home. The dining room, in the 18th century part of the house has restored and exposed beams and a feature open fireplace with log burning stove. Double doors lead out onto the paved terrace. The study leads from the dining room and also has a door leading into the rear gardens and windows which overlook the terrace.

The superb 19ft drawing room has the high ceilings typical of Victorian style and also features a fireplace with log burning stove. Across the width of the room are built in cupboards which conceal a TV and sound system. This lovely room is finished with a solid walnut floor.

The kitchen/breakfast room is a warm and sunny room, with a large doors which open onto the terrace. It is fitted with an extensive range of hand painted cabinets with Quartz worktops and good quality appliances which include a Tecknik range cooker, wine cooler and American style Fridge Freezer. The room is finished with underfloor heating to the slate floor.

On the first floor a private staircase leads to the master bedroom suite. The luxurious 12ft bathroom, which is located in the oldest part of the cottage, continues the walnut and slate theme and is fitted with a freestanding shower cubicle, inset bath and extensive vanity units with twin counter top basins.

A second staircase leads to the generous guest bedroom which has ample built in wardrobe space. A second contemporary styled bathroom is fitted with a 4 piece suite including a quadrant shower cubicle, vanity unit and is finished with a walnut floor and ceramic wall tiles

.There is a further double bedroom and a study on this floor which both have feature Victorian fireplaces.

On the second floor, a cleverly designed conversion provides 2 further double bedrooms and a shower room. There is further storage on this floor to complement the bedroom space.
As with many old cottages, the entrance is straight from the footpath. There is off road parking to the side. The sunny westerly facing gardens have been landscaped with a paved terrace which is an ideal outside entertaining space. Steps lead to a lawn which is bounded by hedges and there is a further seating area at the top of the garden where the morning sun shines.
All mains services are connected.
South Oxfordshire Council Tax Band: F
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Added on Rightmove:
05 August 2016


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