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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Rivar Road, Shalbourne, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8

Under Offer £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 - 4 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Outbuildings
  • Garden
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Secondary accommodation
  • Private Parking
  • 0.64 acres

Full description

Recently featured as the mystery property in the BBC's Escape to the Country (http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0722xcq/escape-to-the-country-series-16-45-minute-versions-36-hampshire) from 28mins 35 secs, Oaklands is a light and spacious village house with a stunning outlook. EPC rating D.

The property has a double garage, some useful outbuildings as well as a separate office/studio with 3 rooms offering potential for secondary accommodation and rental income.

Inside, the property is presented in good order and has uninterrupted views over the adjoining countryside. It has been tastefully decorated and includes double glazed hardwood window frames and doors.

Located within a Conservation Area and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the property originally dates from the 1970s. It was substantially extended by the current owners in 2006 to create a large kitchen and family room with the master bedroom, ensuite bathroom and dressing room above.

The house is located just off the main street in Shalbourne which lies about 4 miles south west of Hungerford and 10 miles south east of Marlborough.

The village has a primary school, church, good pub and a village shop with post office. There are a number of clubs in the village including cricket, football and tennis. Shalbourne Gliding Club is located just outside the village at the top of Rivar Hill.

There is an extensive network of quiet lanes, footpaths and bridleways ideal for walking, cycling and riding.

Schools in the area include Pinewood, St Francis, St John's and Marlborough College.

Communications are good with J14 of the M4 about 7 miles to the north. Regular trains from Hungerford to London Paddington take approximately 60 minutes.


From Hungerford take the A338 Salisbury Road. After approximately 4 miles, take the left hand turning to Shalbourne. Continue down the hill and pass the turning for the church on the right. Continue along the lane passing the village shop on the right. Opposite The Plough pub turn left into Rivar Road. Filter left after a short distance. At the corner follow the sign left to Oaklands finally bearing right into the property.

Hungerford 4 miles (London Paddington about 60 minutes), Marlborough 10 miles, Newbury 12 miles
M4 (Junction 14) 7 miles, Andover (London Waterloo) 13 miles. Distances and times approximate


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Added on Rightmove:
14 September 2016

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