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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Barkham, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41

Guide Price £1,285,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning rural setting
  • Large plot of over 1.2 acres
  • Beautifully secluded
  • Wonderful kitchen overlooking garden
  • Four bedrooms, two bathrooms
  • Four reception rooms
  • Double glazing
  • Detached garage, workshops and store
  • Surrounded by fields
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A wonderful gamekeepers house built by the "Walters" of Bearwood Estate, occupying a unique secluded position in its own land and is surrounded by fields offering long uninterrupted views over Berkshire countryside.

Set well back from Langley Common Road the property provides spacious accommodation with wonderful views over the attractive private gardens extending to over 1.2 acres. Garaging, storage and workshop facilities are housed in an extensive ancillary building, there is also a detached brick built stable and store.

Superbly located for access to London by train or road and within easy reach of Newbury, Reading and Heathrow, the M4 and M3. Field House is in the catchment of excellent local and private schools including Wellington College, Ludgrove, Licenced Victuallers, Kendrick and Reading Boys.

Golf courses at Bearwood Lakes and Sand Martins and the Nirvana Health Spa are all close by. Footpaths and bridleways through fields and woodlands are a short walk away.


Barkham, a village two miles from Wokingham, a popular market town in the Royal borough of Berkshire, which is recognised for superb schooling, and excellent quality of life.

Its centre provides local, national and international retailers with numerous dining and entertainment as do the surrounding villages. The local countryside offers a varied range of options for outdoor pursuits, sports and health spas.

Field House is ideally located for London commuters with a direct route to Waterloo from Wokingham 2 miles distant and a fast service to Paddington (via Reading). Both M4 (Jnct 10 & 11) and the M3 via (Jnct 5 & 6) are within easy reach. Wokingham also provides fast services to Gatwick.


The property is situated at the end of a private lane opening out onto a large gravel drive providing ample parking space and access to the house and garage. The house is surrounded by extensive private gardens which provide a captivating, and peaceful setting.

The entrance hall leads to a useful office/study room with fireplace and broadband connection, opposite this the hallway opens out onto a spacious family room with attractive traditional open fireplace, which in turn leads to a formal sitting room with French doors opening onto a large patio with views over the garden and open fields.

The hallway passes the staircase to the first floor and cloakroom and opens to a large dining room, ideal for entertaining.

To the rear of the property is a large utility room with fitted units, granite work surfaces and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer, and water softener.

The kitchen is breath taking, with full width bi-fold doors opening out across the garden with uninterrupted views across open country. The kitchen is recently installed with granite work surfaces, modern units, fitted dishwasher and a large range with halogen hob and stainless steel hood. The floor is tiled and has under floor heating.

To the first floor there are four bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms, one being en suite, every bedroom having lovely views over the countryside.

The beautiful gardens extend to over 1.2 acres, with mature shrubs, flower beds and trees providing an idyllic setting. There are steps leading down from the patio and carp pond to a large terraced (croquet) lawn. A productive orchard provides eating and cooking apples, plum, cherry and pears. Also a large vegetable garden provides soft fruit, rhubarb and seasonal vegetables.

The renovated barn provides substantial detached garaging, workshops and garden stores, in total measuring about 1,050 sqft. To the south of the property is a large brick building with stable door and store.

Square Footage: 3,211 sq ft


From the level crossing at Wokingham station head South-West along Barkham Road and follow this for about two miles. After The Bull Public House, continue for about two hundred yards, over the narrow brick bridge. There is a gravel lane to the left (opposite the junction with B3349) where Field House can be found at the end of the lane.

Barkham - 0.4 miles; Wokingham - 2.0 miles; Reading - 7.5 miles; Newbury and Heathrow 25 miles, Crowthorne - 5.6 miles;
London Paddington - 23 mins from Reading with access from Wokingham train station; London Waterloo - about 1hr from Wokingham train station. Convenient access to both the M4 and M3.

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Added on Rightmove:
22 September 2016

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