2 bedroom end of terrace house for sale11 Horn Street, Compton
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- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- 2 Receptions
11 HORN STREET
COMPTON - BERKSHIRE
*East Ilsley/A34 – 2 miles *Newbury – 11 miles *Oxford – 17 miles
*Reading – 14 miles *Goring on Thames – 6 miles *Didcot – 8 miles
*M4 at Chieveley (J13) – 7 miles *Mainline Stations at Didcot, Goring on Thames & Newbury
Situated within a conservation area on the scenic rolling landscape of the Berkshire Downs between Newbury and Oxford in a popular village easily accessible for the fast A34, the M4, trains for London, and in the catchment for the acclaimed Downs Secondary School.
An attractive character Cottage centrally located in the village and dating from the late 1800’s with well presented accommodation having period features and with a Westerly rear garden of approaching 100ft.
Excellent road and rail communications
Convenient location close to the village centre with easy access for all amenities and schools
Appealing Victorian Cottage
Walled Front Garden
Enclosed Entrance Porch
Sitting Room with open Fireplace
Dining Room with multi-fuel Stove
2 Double Bedrooms
Mature rear Gardens approaching 100ft
Compton is a quiet rural village set in a fold of the Berkshire Downlands surrounded by beautiful undulating countryside designated an A.O.N.B., and conveniently situated between Newbury and Oxford with easy access to the fast A34 which links to the M4 and with a choice of mainline stations in the local area providing commuter services up to London.
The village has a long history with traces of Roman occupation and being mentioned in the Domeday Book of 1083 A.D.
In recent years it has become a thriving village community still linked to Farming and the countryside and have a strong association with Horse Racing.
There is a beautiful flint walled Parish Church and in the village are many interesting period properties reflecting a rich architectural heritage. Local amenities include a Post Office/Stores, Barbers Shop, the Swan Hotel, Primary and Secondary Schools the latter being the highly regarded Downs School which boasts a Sixth Form.
Just to the North of the village is the ancient Ridgeway Path which crosses the Downs eventually joining the Icknield Way on its journey to East Anglia.
Horn Street lies in the historic central park of the village and is approached off the main street. It comprises mainly character properties with the village pond located at the further end. The central shops and amenities and both the primary and secondary schools are within walking distance.
Close by are numerous footpaths and bridleways with the ancient Ridgeway Path easily accessible.
11 Horn Street is the end of a short terrace of 3 dissimilar Victorian Cottages and is believed to date from the 1880’s. The property has traditional red and grey brick elevations under a pitched clay tile roof and has in more recent years been refurbished incorporating casement period style UPVc pdg windows, a re-fitted kitchen and renewed entrance porch.
The enclosed entrance porch leads into the reception hall with solid wood floor, off which is the Sitting Room with open fire. To the rear is the contemporary fitted kitchen with granite work-surfaces and limestone floor also running through to the Dining Room with multi-fuel Stove. To the first floor is a large Master Bedroom with built in cupboard, second Double Bedroom and spacious family Bathroom with separate shower and electric underfloor heating.
Careful planning and attention has been paid to combine modern open plan living with that of a more traditional nature, with characterful features evident throughout.
The Cottage has a brick walled frontage to Horn Street with a pedestrian gate opening into the attractive front garden, laid to lawn with mixed borders and pathway to the front door and side access to the rear.
The fantastic rear garden enjoys a private and sunny Westerly aspect and has a depth of approx. 96 ft, mainly laid to lawn with fenced boundaries, planted beds and borders, Sycamore tree and a working area with vegetable garden, greenhouse and timber shed towards the rear. Directly off the kitchen is a spacious paved terrace perfect for ‘al-fresco’ dining overlooking the lawn.
Mains electricity, water, and drainage are connected to the property. Central heating and hot water from multi-fuel stove and secondary supply from electric thermostatic radiators and immersion heater. Electric under-floor heating to the Bathroom.
Council Tax: ‘D’
Postcode: RG20 6QS
Energy Efficiency Rating: E/41
Local Authority: West Berkshire District Council – Telephone: 01635 42400
From our offices in the centre of Goring turn left and proceed down the High Street and over the river bridge continuing up to the top of Streatley High Street. At the traffic lights continue straight across on the B4009 Aldworth Road. In a further 2 ½ miles after passing through Aldworth turn right for Compton by the Four Points Public House. On reaching Compton continue into the centre of the village and turn right into Horn Street just before the Swan Hotel. The Cottage will be found on the left hand side in a further 100 yards.
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