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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Southend Road, Bradfield Southend, RG7

Sold STC £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
  • Private village location
  • Light and airy accommodation
  • Gardens of 1/3rd acre
  • Double garage
  • EPC rating: E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

In a tucked away location in the middle of the village, a spacious family home of over 3100 sq ft. Chapern was built to an individual design about 20 years ago. There are high ceilings throughout, well-proportioned principal rooms and a useful office/games room or 5th bedroom. There is a secluded garden, garaging and a large parking area for family and guests. EPC rating: E.
Chapern is situated in a tucked away location in the popular village of Bradfield Southend. This has a thriving community with a village run shop and post office, a primary school, Montessori nursery, and a local pub, The Queen’s Head. There is a wealth of local clubs and activities including a gardening club, dog training, dancing, a W.I. group and village cricket club. Just a mile from Chapern is the well-regarded Bradfield College, an independent school for 13-18 year olds. This also houses the excellent Sports Complex in the grounds of the College which is also open to the public and has an indoor pool, an exercise studio with a range of classes and a gym. Pangbourne and Theale (both 4 miles) have a good selection of local shops including specialist food shops, cafés and restaurants, as well as a doctors’ surgery and dentist. Both villages have railway stations with a main line service to London, Paddington (from 41 and 45 mins respectively) with Crossrail allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow from 2018. More comprehensive amenities can be found in Reading (8 miles). The M4 (J12) is 4 miles distant and provides access to the M25 motorway network, Heathrow is about 35 miles away. There are miles of walks and riding in the surrounding countryside with a local stables being just a short distance away.
The front door leads to a large reception hall with cloakroom, double height ceiling and gallery. To one side is the light and bright triple aspect sitting room with a fireplace with gas fire and two large bay windows with double doors to the terrace and garden. There is a spacious dining room and a superb kitchen/breakfast room. This is fitted with an excellent range of floor and wall cabinets, deep granite work surfaces, built-in appliances including a dishwasher, microwave and wine cooler and has a central island with breakfast bar. The conservatory acts as an additional dining or sitting area and has a tiled floor and double doors to the garden. Off the kitchen is the comfortable family room with windows overlooking the garden. The utility room has plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and doors to the garden and garage. Up a staircase is a useful room, currently an office but which could be an additional bedroom, play room or games room.
First Floor
Upstairs is a large landing with a feature arched window and doors to all four double bedrooms. The master bedroom is over 19’ long and has a triple aspect, built-in wardrobes and a luxurious en-suite bathroom with underfloor heating. There are three further bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room, and a newly refitted family bathroom with separate shower.
Chapern is approached via a long private driveway with wrought iron gates with video entryphone system. There is a gravelled, well lit parking area for up to 10 cars and there is a double garage with electric up and over door. The gardens surround the house and are very private with hedges and mature trees including apple, cherry and oak, giving privacy and seclusion. There is a charming pond with waterlilies and a waterfall, a large area of lawn and various stone terraces from which to enjoy the sun at different times of the day. There is a spacious timber chalet summerhouse which could be used as a home office if required. The whole extends to about a third of an acre.
Mains water, electricity and drainage connected. LPG gas fired central heating.

Local Authority
West Berkshire District Council,

EPC rating: E

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