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4 bedroom detached house for sale

River Gardens, Purley On Thames, Reading

Guide Price £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully presented detached riverside property
  • Private mooring rights
  • Stunning far reaching views
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Beautiful kitchen/breakfast room
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Outbuilding/home office
  • Swimming pool
  • Excellent transport link
  • EPC Rating C

Full description


Beautifully presented riverside property with private mooring rights directly on the River Thames. Offered with NO ONWARD CHAIN - work from home in this beautiful hidden gem on the river a few miles from Reading with easy commute to London Paddington.

Reading has long been a firm favourite among commuters due to its 30-minute train journey into London.
But for many of those who have made this commuter haven their home, they know that it offers more than just cheaper house prices than the capital.
For there is a vibrant River Thames scene, an established shopping centre and excellent schools. It has also become a leading tech hub outside of London.

Read more:

What's it like to live in... Reading: Why this Berkshire town on the Thames is more than just a commuter haven
• House prices in Reading increased 16% in two years compared to 6% for England and Wales
• The city has an established shopping centre and excellent schools
• Reading has been identified as the number one tech centre in the country

Overview - River Gardens is a rarely available property offering a peaceful idyllic lifestyle on a riverside location yet highly convenient with 2 mainline stations to London Paddington within a mile, excellent road links plus walking distance to the local shops and open countryside. The views are stunning both upstream and downstream.
The well proportioned accommodation includes entrance hall, 22' sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, family/media room for entertaining, cloakroom and utility room.
Upstairs, the master bedroom with luxurious full en-suite bathroom, 3 further double bedrooms and gorgeous family bathroom.

Outside the private rear garden is perfect for entertaining with terrace and swimming pool. There is a 441 sq.ft/41 sq.m outbuilding currently being used as a home office and gym. To the front, leading to the river is a slate driveway and oak framed garage for two cars.

Location Purley - The property is set in a popular residential area within minutes walk of open countryside and within an OFSTED excellent primary school catchment area. Purley has a thriving and active community with two shops and a general store including Post Office within a short walk of the property. A monthly farmers market, history society, horticultural and sports clubs are available at the barn. The River Thames and Mapledurham lock are a short walk. Nearby Pangbourne village offers a wealth of shops, restaurants, pubs and other amenities. Major supermarkets are all within a 5-10 minute drive.

Schools Purley - Purley on Thames has two schools, an infants and primary school and Denefield Secondary school. Purley Primary Church of England Village school and Long Lane primary are highly regarded both with an excellent OFSTED report.

Transport Links Purley - Regular frequent buses to Reading, Tilehurst and Pangbourne 5 mins drive to Tilehurst or Pangbourne mainline stations 45 mins drive to Heathrow J12 M4 5 miles Reading 4 miles, Pangbourne 1.5 miles, Oxford 31 miles

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 April 2016


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