6 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Marlston Hermitage, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG18

Guide Price £1,999,950

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 5 Reception rooms
  • 7 bath/shower rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast with Aga
  • Utility room and 2 cloakrooms
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Self contained annex
  • Triple garage and parking
  • Gardens and paddocks
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Character barn conversion in outstanding countryside with paddocks and woodland. 6 bedroom family home with Indoor swimming pool. In all 7.4 acres.

Location

Fifield Farm lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, between the villages of Yattendon and Hermitage, enjoying a convenient location with lovely views. The property benefits from easy access to the M4 and A34 and mainline rail services from Newbury.
Much of the surrounding land and the local woodland offers plenty of opportunity for exploration, being crossed by a network of footpaths and bridleways.
All of the nearby schools have excellent reputations, whether in the state system or independent. Private schools in the area include Bradfield, Elstree, Brockhurst and Marlston, St. Andrews, Cheam and Downe House.
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. In addition, Pangbourne offers an alternative smaller town for shops, restaurants and pubs on the Thames. The nearest local facilities, including a village shop and post office and public houses can be found in Hermitage, approximately 1 mile away.

Description

Fifield Farm is a character family property which was converted
from an eighteenth century barn by the current owners. The property benefits from under floor heating and double glazing throughout and offers excellent accommodation for modern living offering plenty of space for a growing family or for different generations to live together.

The property includes a spacious sitting room with a small inglenook fireplace and a separate dining room with a door on to the garden and south facing terrace. There is also a generous study with a shower room enabling this room to be used as a ground floor bedroom. The light kitchen/breakfast room has two sets of double doors on to the terrace and a further stable door onto another south facing terrace. Beyond the kitchen/breakfast room there is a snug with a Jetmaster open fire and which in turn leads in to a garden room and in to the indoor swimming pool. A door from the swimming pool opens out to a sunbathing/barbecue area with power supply. The swimming pool has its own shower/changing room while also on the ground floor there is a utility room and a boot room.

The first floor provides 4 generous bedrooms. The master bedroom suite is accessed from a large landing which also gives access to bedroom 2. Bedrooms 3 and 4 are at opposite ends of the house, accessed by their own staircases and their own landings. Each bedroom has its own bath or shower room with three of the bedrooms benefitting from fitted wardrobes, there are also several other areas of built in storage throughout the house.

The annex above the car port offers a 25' bed/sitting room with
a kitchen area and a separate shower room.

Outside
The property is approached from the lane down a long shared
driveway owned by Fifield Farm.
An electric gate opens in to a pretty gravelled courtyard to the
front of the house, with a barn style triple car port to the side of the house. The property overlooks its own gardens to the front of the house while it also benefits from paddocks and areas of woodland and lovely views across the valley. In addition to the open triple garage there is a newly constructed barn to the rear providing plenty of storage.

Square Footage: 6,459 sq ft
Acreage: 7.36 Acres

Directions

From Newbury, take the B4009 to Hermitage, passing through
Curridge and in to Hermitage village. Pass the village hall on the left and take the turning on the right in to Marlston Road, signposted Marlston. Proceed out of the village, under the old railway bridge, up the hill and down the other side. Stay on this road pass a row of cottages on the left and the brick pillared entrance to Fifield Farm will soon be seen on the left. Go down the drive and Fifield Farm is at the end of the drive on the left.

From London, take The M4 west and exit at junction 13, taking
the third exit from the roundabout, following signs for Chieveley
before joining the A34 northbound. At the top of the slip road, turn right towards and in to Hermitage, and follow this road to the end, turning left at the mini roundabout. Pass the village hall on the left and take the turning on the right in to Marlston Road, signposted Marlston. Proceed out of the village, under the old railway bridge, up the hill and down the other side. Pass a turning on the left and a row of cottages, and the brick pillared driveway to Fifield House will shortly be found on the left hand side. Go straight down this driveway, shared with Fifield Farm, and the property is at the end on the left.


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Added on Rightmove:
29 March 2017

Nearest stations

  • Thatcham (3.6 mi)
  • Newbury Racecourse (4.3 mi)
  • Midgham (4.5 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Thatcham (3.6 mi)
  • Newbury Racecourse (4.3 mi)
  • Midgham (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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