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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Farm House, Cane End, RG4

Sold STC £1,325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Country and Riverside
  • High ceilings, character rooms
  • Self-contained 2 bedroom flat
  • Private setting, long drive
  • Lovely gardens of 1.27 acres
  • EPC rating D.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

In a private setting, surrounded by glorious gardens, The Old Farm House has high ceilings, magnificent oak beams and polished wooden floors. All the rooms are large and spacious with nearly 4,500 sq ft. EPC rating D.
The Old Farmhouse sits in a private location surrounded by its own gardens in the hamlet of Cane End. The nearest shops are at Woodcote or Sonning Common (both 2 miles) with more comprehensive leisure and shopping facilities including a Waitrose, cafés and specialist shops available in Caversham (4 miles), Reading (5 miles) and Henley-on-Thames (7 miles). Reading railway station has a good service to London, Paddington (from 29 mins) with Crossrail allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow from 2018. The area is well served for schools, both state and private, including The Oratory, Pangbourne College, Moulsford and Cranford House Preps, with Shiplake College, Reading Blue Coat and Queen Anne's in Caversham easily accessible. Communications are excellent via the A4074 to Oxford (20 miles), connection to the M4 via junction 8/9 is about 12 miles away with Heathrow under 30 miles distant. There are miles of riding and walking in the surrounding countryside
From the spacious gravel driveway, the property is approached from a walled patio filled with flowers. The old oak front door leads into a splendid reception hall with oak beams, high ceilings, oak floors and a large open fireplace. Through double doors is the drawing room which is a lovely triple aspect room with an inglenook fireplace, beams and French windows to the garden. There is a spacious dining room with window overlooking the garden and an oak panelled study. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of wall and floor cabinets, an Aga, a scullery/utility room and a boot room with door to the garden.

From the reception hall, an attractive wide staircase rises to the first floor and landing. The double aspect master bedroom has a superb vaulted ceiling and an en-suite bathroom. There are four further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. There are a number of large walk-in cupboards which could provide extra bathrooms, subject to the usual consents.

The Flat

There is a double garage and garden room, over which and approached up an integral staircase is the flat. This comprises two bedrooms, a sitting room, kitchen and bathroom. It has been rented out successfully for some years and could offer a useful extra income or accommodation for relatives or staff.
The gardens of The Old Farm House are charming and have been carefully cultivated over the years. From the main driveway, approached over a cattle grid, the gravel drive leads round a central island. There are areas of sweeping lawns with Rhododendrons, hedges giving privacy and seclusion and a large pond to the front edged with Flag Irises. To the rear of the house is the main area of lawn with richly planted perennial flower beds in the English Cottage garden style. Mature trees include a Magnolia, a Walnut tree and a number of Apple and Cherry trees in the orchard. The whole amounts to 1.27 acres.
Mains water and electricity connected. Private drainage. Oil Fired Central Heating
South Oxfordshire Council Tax Band: G (main house) A (flat)
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These particulars are a general guide only. They do not form part of any contract. Services, systems and appliances have not been tested.

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11 November 2016


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