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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Gardens, Whitchurch-on-Thames, Reading, RG8

Sold STC £1,125,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four spacious bedrooms
  • Three bath/shower rooms (2 en-suite)
  • Quiet location
  • Large kitchen/breakfast room
  • Part-walled garden
  • EPC rating B.

Full description

4 Old Gardens is an individually designed property and was completed in 2015 to the highest standard. With high ceilings, well-proportioned rooms and a great attention to detail, the property features a superb kitchen/breakfast/family room, solid Oak floors and doors and underfloor heating throughout the ground floor, light and bright accommodation, eco heating system, triple glazed thermal wooden windows and a lovely low maintenance part-walled garden.
4 Old Gardens is situated in the sought-after Thameside village of Whitchurch-on-Thames which has an attractive collection of period and character houses, with some fine countryside edged and protected by the privately owned Hardwick Estate. Old Gardens is a cul-de-sac of a handful of individual homes with no passing traffic. Pangbourne, 0.5 mile, is reached via the famous Whitchurch toll bridge (residents’ rates available) which precludes heavy traffic and lorries, making this a peaceful corner of Oxfordshire. The village has a railway station with a main line service to London, Paddington (from 49 mins) with Crossrail allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, and the West End from 2018. Pangbourne village has excellent local amenities including specialist food shops, cafés and restaurants, as well as a doctors’ surgery and dentist. More comprehensive amenities can be found in Reading (6 miles). The M4 (J12) (5 miles) gives access to the M25 and wider motorway network, Heathrow is about 35 miles away. The area is well served by an excellent range of schooling including Whitchurch Primary School within a short walk, there is also Langtree School at Woodcote, Bradfield College, St Andrew’s Preparatory School, Pangbourne College and The Oratory and Oratory Prep nearby. There are miles of walks in the surrounding countryside and boating on the nearby River Thames.
From the gravel driveway, a porch leads to the front door and reception hall. To one side is the double aspect dining room with views to the front and side, this could be used as an additional family room if required. The heart of the house is the superb kitchen/breakfast room which has a vaulted sitting/dining area with large windows overlooking the garden and doors to the sun terrace. There is a polished porcelain floor, a range of solid Oak Prentice fitted floor cabinets, a magnificent central island with Piracema granite work top breakfast bar, integrated appliances including dishwasher, two ovens including microwave combination, an induction hob, white glass Elica extractor and a quartz worktop. There is plenty of space for both a dining table and sitting area. The double aspect sitting room is at the end of the house and has a woodburning stove, Oak floor and doors to the terrace and garden. There is a cosy study, a well-fitted utility room with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, a back door to the garden and a contemporary fitted cloakroom.

Upstairs, there are four double bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms. The spacious double aspect master suite has a range of fitted wardrobes, views over the garden and there is a lovely en-suite with walk-in shower The guest suite has an en-suite shower and fitted wardrobes. Two further bedrooms are of good size and the family bathroom has a large bath tub, shower and twin hand basins.

There is parking on the gravelled drive which is separated from the lane by a Yew hedge. The in-and-out drive could be further enclosed by gates if preferred. Around the house is a paved path with storage areas for bicycles and canoes and there are two sheds. Accessed from the sitting room and kitchen/breakfast room is the paved sun terrace, this leads to the 80’ garden which lies on a South-West axis, making the most of the afternoon sun. To one corner is a mature Walnut tree and the gardens are edged with flower borders filled with perennial cottage garden plants. There is Beech hedge and a low maintenance Astroturf lawn edged with granite sets. The garden is walled on three sides with a hedge and fence securing the Eastern border and two gates making the garden child and dog proof.
Mains water, electricity and drainage connected. Air source heat pump system provides central heating and hot water. 10 year NHBC Warranty. EPC rating B.

Local Authority

South Oxfordshire District Council,

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