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1 bedroom ground floor flat for sale

13 Wittenham Close, Woodcote

Sold by Us £170,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Apartment
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Reception

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold


*Reading – 8 miles *Wallingford – 7 miles *Henley on Thames – 10 miles
*Goring on Thames – 3½ miles *Pangbourne on Thames – 4 miles
*M4 at Theale (J12) – 10 miles *M40 at Lewknor (J6) – 15 miles
*Oxford – 20 miles

Located in a quiet road on the edge of this delightful Chilterns village within close proximity to woodland walks and bridle ways, but a few minutes walk of the highly revered village primary and secondary schools, and easily accessible for the shops / amenities and mainline railway station in Goring providing access to London Paddington in under the hour.

A well-presented one bedroomed ground floor maisonette in a modern purpose built building adjacent to a large park-like green, offering an excellent investment opportunity currently achieving £600 p.c.m, benefiting from more recent investment and having a communal entrance drive with two allocated parking spaces.

Communal Driveway & Forecourt Affording Ample Allocated Parking For 2 Vehicles

Reception Hall

Sitting Room / Kitchen

Dressing Room

Attached Store Cupboard

Quiet Location Adjoining Large Park-Like Green

Currently Achieving £600 p.c.m
Rental Yield Of 4.15%

The Village of Woodcote lies to the North of Reading just off the A4074 road to Wallingford and is surrounded by scenic Chilterns countryside designated an A.O.N.B. Occupying an elevated position some 500’ above sea level, there are stunning views from several parts of the village across the Thames Valley to the Berkshire Downlands beyond.

Originally a small hilltop settlement based on farming and agriculture, Woodcote has grown significantly in size since the war and is now thriving supporting an excellent infra-structure complimented by a Post Office Stores, Co-op supermarket, Newsagents Stores, Nursery / Garden Centre, French style Bistro Restaurant, 2 Pubs, modern Health Centre, Dentist, and superb education facilities including Toddler/Playgroups, Primary School, and Langtree Secondary school the latter two being highly rated in recent Ofsted reports.

The Village Hall and close by Community Centre both offer a variety of local activities appealing to young and old and these are well publicised in the monthly Village newspaper, the Woodcote correspondent, which is circulated to all local residents.

Woodcote enjoys excellent road and rail communications with easy access to Reading, Oxford, Henley on Thames, both the M4 and M40 motorway networks. For Rail commuters there are local mainline stations at Goring on Thames, as well as Reading itself (Paddington 25 minutes).

13 Wittenham Close is one of 8 Apartments in a single purpose built building ideally located adjoining a large open green close to the centre of this popular Chilterns Village.

Constructed in approximately 1983, the building has traditional brick elevations under a pitched tile roof. Each Apartment has its own front door and entrance, and they are all arranged so as not to overlook each other. 

13 Wittenham Close in particular, enjoys a pleasant aspect over the open park-like green. The property benefits from having been modernised in more recent years, providing for a modern and contemporary home, with well apportioned open plan yet traditional accommodation.

An excellent investment opportunity currently achieving £600 pcm, offering a rental yield of 4.15%.

The entrance to the property is on the rear south eastern side of the building and is approached over a pedestrian footpath flanked by mature open gardens and grounds.

The property takes particular advantage of having the benefit of an immediately adjoining garden terrace, perfect for ‘Al Fresco’ dining. An attached store cupboard can be found off to one side, useful for both general storage and for that of garden furniture.

Behind the building a private entrance drive leads off the close to a large forecourt and parking area located on the south side providing two parking spaces for each of the 8 Apartments.

Services: Mains electricity, water, and drainage are connected to the apartment. Central heating from electric night storage heaters. Domestic hot water from immersion heater.

Tenure: The property has the benefit of a lease of 125 years originating in 1983. There is no ground rent payable and each Leaseholder arranges their own buildings and contents insurance.

Council Tax: ‘A’

Postcode: RG8 0UY

Energy Efficiency Rating: E / 48

Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Telephone: 01491 823000


From our offices in the centre of Goring turn right and proceed up to the top of the High Street where at the railway bridge junction bear right and then left into the Reading Road by the Queens Arms. Follow this road up the hill and out of the village and on reaching Crays Pond in a further 1 ¾ miles turn left at the crossroads for Woodcote. In a further mile on reaching Woodcote continue into the centre of the village turning right into Whitehouse Road just before the village cricket field. Take the next turning left into The Close and Wittenham Close will be found on the right hand side. Continue into Wittenham Close, and on reaching the green where the road bears round to the right the Apartment building will be found directly in front of you with the vehicular entrance just to the rear.

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22 July 2016

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