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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Paddock, Compton

Withdrawn from Market £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Receptions

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


*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
(Distances and times approximate)

Situated within the scenic landscape of the rolling Berkshire Downlands between Newbury and Oxford in a popular village easily accessible for the fast A34 and M4 and within catchment for the acclaimed Downs School, and also within but a minutes walk of the highly revered village primary school, village shop and eatery, and mainline railway station in Goring providing access to London Paddington in under the hour.

Set in a mature and secluded plot of over ¼ acre, a bespoke 5 bedroomed home of approximately 2698 sq ft attractively designed reflecting the local vernacular. Careful planning and attention has provided modern family living space whilst embracing the delightful mature gardens and grounds and encapsulating an al fresco lifestyle.

Early inspection of this attractive property is highly recommended so as to appreciate its many attractive attributes and delightful setting.

Covered Porch
Reception Hall

Sitting Room with Log Burning Stove
Dining Room
Breakfast/Family Room
Utility Room

Large Master Bedroom With En-Suite Shower Room
4 Further Bedrooms
Family Bathroom
Family Shower Room
Landing with ladder access to loft

Private Road
Gated Gravelled Driveway
Double Garage

Brick Built Home Gym/Office

Attractive & Mature Gardens & Grounds
Plot over ¼ Acre. 

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 Paddington in under the hour, the closest being at Goring on Thames.

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.

Situated in this pretty village in a mature and secluded plot of over ¼ acre, an attractive bespoke 5 bedroomed home of approximately 2698 sq ft built in 1994 in the grounds of Compton House, on the old racing stables and paddock. Built to a traditional design and sympathetically enlarged by the current owners in 1999 and again in 2008, this contemporary home provides generous modern family orientated accommodation.

The fitted kitchen boasts solid oak cupboards, granite worktops, a host of in-built Bosch appliances and integrated water filter tap. The ground floor affords 4 further excellent sized reception rooms, with solid oak flooring throughout most, a cloakroom and utility room which leads into the double garage.

To the first floor is a new spacious master suite, with Teuco steam cabinet/shower to the en-suite. Four further bedrooms share the two further family bathrooms, both with Aqualisa digital showers.

Detached from the house, in the original brick built Tack room is a fantastic space with flexible use, currently used as a home Gym.

The house is approached via a private gated gravelled driveway, providing ample parking space including an integral double garage, and is flanked by mature lawned front gardens. A paved pathway leads towards the front door, and covered porch area taking advantage of the evening sun. Iron railings & gates secure the rear garden for pets, and provide pedestrian access around both sides of the house.

The rear garden is enclosed by a listed brick wall dating back to 1845 and is mainly laid to lawn, with well established planting and trees including Apple, Fig and Ornamental Pear. To one side is a covered log store, timber store shed, green house and vegetable garden.

A paved terrace spans the rear of the house and is accessible via all principle reception rooms, with an additional terrace positioned in one corner to catch the late sun. Outdoor speakers have been installed on the rear of the house.

The original brick Tack Room has been converted to a home Gym, and is also perfectly suited for use as a home Office, having heating, electricity, phone line, TV point and alarm system installed.

In all, the plot amounts to over ¼ Acre.

Services: Mains electricity, water, and drainage are connected to the property. Oil fired central heating and domestic hot water. Additional immersion heater for hot water.

Council Tax: Band: G

Postcode: RG20 6NJ

EPC Rating: D/63

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 follow through the village passing the Church and Primary School. Continue along the High Street and after passing Cheap Street on your right, take the very next right hand turning into a private road with ‘The Paddock’ listed on the right hand brick pillar. Continue to the bottom of the road, where the driveway entrance to The Paddock will be found off on the right hand side of the small ‘roundabout’.

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04 July 2016

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