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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Marsh Benham, Newbury, Berkshire

Sold STC £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 reception rooms
  • Study
  • Kitchen
  • Utility room
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Double garage
  • Annexe/office and shower room
  • South facing garden
  • Rural views

Full description

A charming classic period cottage with views over water meadows

Hall, Dining room, Sitting room, Study, Kitchen, Larder, Utility room, Cloakroom, Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, 2 further bedrooms, Family bathroom, Double garage with annexe/office and shower room above, 2 Timber stores, Garden of 0.251 acres

The Property
Post Box Cottage is a period cottage which has been extended and tastefully refurbished to create a charming home. The accommodation is well laid out and the well proportioned sitting room has French windows opening out onto the terrace. Both the sitting room and dining hall have fireplaces fitted with wood burning stoves, and the kitchen has an Aga and a charming window seat. The bedrooms are all well-presented, and the bathrooms have all been recently installed. There are traditional features and exposed timbers throughout, as well as high quality flooring. The house faces south to the rear and looks over its gardens down to a brook, with water meadows beyond.

There is an oak clad double garage with a useful annexe/office and shower room above.

Marsh Benham is a hamlet surrounded by unspoilt farmland in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and consists of mainly period properties including the popular Red House pub and restaurant. There are numerous footpaths and cycle paths nearby as well as the canal path along the Kennet & Avon. Newbury is a few minutes' drive away as is the A34.

• Newbury 4 miles
• Hungerford A34 6 miles
• A34 2 miles
• M4 J13 6 miles
• Newbury to Paddington 55 minutes

Distances and times approximate

Garden and Grounds
Post Box Cottage is approached from the lane via a 5 bar gate to gravelled parking to the side of the cottage and double garage. On the rear elevation of the house is a south facing and sheltered terrace with raised flower borders, looking out over the garden which is laid mainly to lawn interspersed with trees and shrubs and slopes gently down to
the brook and the water meadows beyond.

Property Information
Services Mains water, electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating and Aga.

Super Fast Broadband.

Postcode RG20 8LY
Local Authorities West Berkshire Council
01635 42400.

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the
agent Jackson-Stops & Staff's Newbury office.
01635 45501

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 October 2016

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