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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ufton Nervet, West Berkshire

Sold STC £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Cloakroom
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility & Boiler Rooms
  • Master Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom
  • Three further Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Detached Double Garage
  • Approx. 0.75 Acre Plot

Full description

An individual detached house occupying a secluded level plot of about 0.75 of an acre, providing immense scope for extension/re-development (subject to planning permission), enjoying an idyllic elevated position with glorious surrounding open and wooded countryside, situated between Reading and Newbury with easy access to J12 of the M4 at Theale.

Theale (M4/J12) 4 miles
Pangbourne 6.25 miles
Reading 8 miles
Newbury 12 miles
Heathrow 36 miles
Central London 50 miles
(Mileages are approximate)

Ufton Nervet/Sulhamstead
Tranquil adjacent hamlets enjoying a delightful stretch of the River Kennet and Kennet and Avon Canal providing excellent facilities for walking, cycling and riding. The elevated part of Ufton Nervet enjoys the picturesque setting of St.Peters Church together with nearby Sulhamstead and Ufton Nervet CofE Primary School. Theale provides local shopping facilities with nearby Sainsburys Superstore at Calcot. There are frequent commuter services to Reading, Newbury and London (Paddington) from Theale station. There is also a good selection of private and other state schools within the vicinity.

Yew House
An individual detached house believed to have been constructed in the late 1950s, with the current family having owned the property since 1963. The house does provide considerable scope for enhancement, extension or possibly re-development, subject of course to the usual formalities. The plot on which the house stands is truly wonderful, it is not only level but totally private and measures an impressive three quarters of an acre (approx.) and is set amidst the glorious West Berkshire countryside.

Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Family Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Boiler Room, Master Bedroom with En-suite, Three Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Extensive Driveway Parking, Detached Double Garage, Large Private Plot adjacent to Open Countryside.

As illustrated on the accompanying floorplan and featuring the following:

Oil fired central heating system serving radiators
Partial double glazing
Sitting room with open fireplace, high ceilings and large feature windows, one which slides open to allow access to south facing terrace
Comprehensively equipped kitchen/breakfast room including ample matching units and some built-in appliances
Family room with open fireplace and sliding patio door enabling access to side terrace
Bedroom three with access to balcony
Water softener

Garage: Detached double garage with automated up-and-over door, power and lighting, side door and two windows to rear.

Store/Home Office: Sizeable store or alternatively, a home office, which is of timber construction and benefits from power, lighting and two windows. Internally, it is divided into two areas.

Gardens: The plot is approached via quiet country lane onto extensive gravel driveway via automated five bar timber gate. Two lawned areas, oil storage tank. The front garden is also fenced together with tall, well-maintained yew hedge, from which the name of the property is derived. To the rear, there is a large expanse of level lawn, together with side and rear paved terraces with interconnecting pathway. The rear/side garden areas are extremely private with well-defined fenced/hedged boundaries including an additional mature yew hedge with service strip behind. These gardens are adjacent to open fields and enjoy a particularly sunny aspect. Access to store/home office. Door allowing access to garage. Greenhouse with adjoining large vegetable/fruit growing area. Numerous shrubs and various trees.

Energy Performance Rating: The full results of the Energy Performance Assessment can be supplied upon request.

Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.

Local Authority: West Berkshire District Council, Market Street, Newbury.

Council Tax: Payable for the year 2015/16 - £1,841.91 (Band E).

Tenure: Freehold.

Post Code: RG7 4ES.

Directions: From Theale M4/J12 proceed towards Newbury on the A4 Theale bypass at the end of which is a roundabout. Take the second exit onto the A4 signposted Newbury. Turn left into Sulhamstead Hill by the Spring Inn, go over the River Kennet and Kennet and Avon Canal and keep heading up Sulhamstead Hill which leads into Sulhamstead Road. On reaching the church (which is on the right hand side), branch left into Island Farm Road whereupon Yew House will be found shortly afterwards on the right hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 March 2016


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