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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Castle Road, Farley Hill, Berkshire

Sold STC £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Outbuilding
  • No Chain
  • Auction
  • Village location.
  • Commanding Frontage

Full description

Situated in the heart of this favoured village

A detached bungalow occupying a mature garden plot with frontage to Castle Road and a return frontage to Church Road

Superb potential for modernisation, extension, or replacement for which planning consent was granted but now lapsed

3 Bedrooms, Bathroom, dual aspect Living/Dining Room, Kitchen, Conservatory
Mature gardens, detached brick-built Garage. 
The two road frontages combined extend to approximately 238.22 ftThe plot extends to just under 0.4 of an acre

FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION (unless previously sold)On Thursday the 24th November 2016 at 2.30 pm at Sonning Golf Club Duffield Road Sonning Reading RG4

‘Woodside’ Castle Road Farley Hill RG7 1UL




DESCRIPTION/LOCATION:  Woodside was constructed during the 1950s for the current owner’s family and is available to the open market for the first time.  An attractive double bay fronted detached bungalow with well proportioned accommodation offering potential for extension, loft conversion, or possibly replacement.  The present owner’s family during the 1990s gained a planning consent to demolish Woodside and replace with a substantial detached chalet residence.  Subject to the necessary planning consent this may well be a very real option a purchaser may wish to pursue.




Farley Hill is perhaps one of the most attractive and in many respects unspoilt villages in the area.  Wokingham Borough Council designate it an area of Special Landscape importance.  Although enjoying a rural situation, Farley Hill is highly convenient for the nearby towns of Reading and Wokingham, and within easy reach of J11 of the M4 motorway.




ACCOMMODATION:  The accommodation briefly comprises (all dimensions are approximate):




Entrance Hall:  with radiator.


Bedroom 1:  13’6 into bay x 11’11  radiator.


Bedroom 2:  11’11 x 11’  radiator.


Bedroom 3:  11’11 narrowing to 8’4 x 10’6  radiator.


Bathroom:  comprising suite of panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc, radiator.


Living Room/Dining Room:  27’7 into bay x 12’  dual aspect, 3 radiators, open fireplace with tiled hearth and mantel, airing cupboard.


Kitchen:  12’ x 7’  with single drainer stainless steel sink unit, drawers and cupboards beneath, range of work surfaces with further cupboards beneath, complementary range of wall mounted storage cupboards, space for cooker, wall mounted Xpelair extractor fan.


Conservatory:  18’3 x 8’2  housing oil fired Trianco Eurostar boiler.






Detached brick-built Garage:  21’ x 11’3 with light and power, and up-and-over door.


The Gardens:  To the front of the property the gardens are bounded by wooden picket fencing and laid to lawn with a variety of mature shrubs to the borders.  There is a driveway to the side of the property leading to the garage and a parking and turning space, whilst the remainder of the gardens are laid predominantly to lawn interspersed with a variety of mature shrubs and trees.  Within the garden are two timber garden sheds, a greenhouse and a chicken coop.  The plot extends to just under 0.4 of an acre..




SERVICES:  Mains water and electricity.  Oil fired central heating.  Septic tank drainage.                 EER: 




TENURE:  Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.




LOCAL AUTHORITY:  Wokingham Borough Council, Shute End, Wokingham RG40 1BN.  Tel 0118 974 6000


 VIEWING:  We shall be pleased to show prospective purchasers around the property on the following occasions:



Tue 25 Oct 1.00pm  /  Sat 29 Oct 12 noon  /  Fri 04 Nov 1.00pm  /  Thu 10 Nov 12 noon  /  Tue 15 Nov 1.00pm  /  Sat 19 Nov 12 noon



NB  We shall arrive at the times given above and leave 30 minutes later for another appointment.




THE CONDITIONS OF SALE:  are included in the Legal and Information Pack available from the Auctioneers prior to the Auction Sale and online at  A copy of the Conditions of Sale will be attached to these Particulars to form part of the Contract.




*  Property Auctioneers are required by the ASA to explain to prospective buyers the definitions of Price Guide  and Reserve.  The Reserve is the minimum price set by the seller at which the auctioneer can sell the property.  The reserve can be set and agreed at any point up to the start of the auction or indeed can be changed during the auction.  The reserve can be lower than the guide price, the same as the guide price or up to 10% above the guide price.  In accordance with ASA guidelines the guide price can be changed at any time up to and including the day of the auction sale.  If the guide price is changed we will endeavour to advertise the new guide price at the earliest opportunity.  A list of final guide prices will be published in the auction room immediately prior to the sale.  This may be the first opportunity to publish changes.







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