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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Upper Basildon, West Berkshire

Guide Price £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Cloakroom
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room
  • Master Bedroom Suite with Dressing Room & Shower Room
  • Four further Bedrooms & Family Bathroom
  • Extensive Driveway Parking & Attached Double Garage
  • Delightful Mature Plot Approx. 0.45 of an Acre

Full description

A superior five bedroomed detached family house providing well planned, light and immaculately presented accommodation, occupying an attractive corner plot of about 0.45 of an acre adjacent to open/wooded countryside, providing scope for extension and/or potential future provision of an additional dwelling (subject to planning consents), situated in a small select cul-de-sac on the western edge of a highly favoured village.

Pangbourne & Mainline Station - 3 miles
Reading Town Centre - 8 miles
Theale (M4/J12) - 7 miles
Newbury - 12 miles
Heathrow - 35 miles
Central London - 52 miles
(Mileages are approximate)

Upper Basildon
One of the favoured locations in the West Berkshire region set within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty adjacent to the Downland countryside, ideal for walking, cycling and riding pursuits with nearby leisure and recreational facilities including the Bradfield Sports and Tennis Complex with golf course. The village has a part-time post office, public house, church and primary school, all of which are well supported by a thriving local community. More extensive day-to-day facilities including restaurants, professional and medical services are to be found in nearby Pangbourne along with the mainline station providing frequent services to Oxford, Reading and London (Paddington). There is a wide range of both private and state schooling within the vicinity.

1 Captains Gorse
Constructed in the 1970s this detached family house has attractive Old London Stock brick and part tile hung elevations under concrete tiled interlocking roofs with attractive white double glazed windows to complement. In more recent years the property has been sympathetically modernised and extended resulting in a much improved family house presented in pristine condition. The plot is particularly well positioned as it backs directly onto a semi-wooded area with a meadow beyond and measures approx. 0.45 of an acre, allowing further scope for enhancement/extension and/or the provision of an additional dwelling (subject of course to the usual permissions).

Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Master Bedroom Suite with Dressing Room and Shower Room, Four Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Extensive Driveway Parking, Attached Double Garage, Delightful Gardens, Approx. 0.45 Acre Plot, Glorious Views over Neighbouring Countryside.

Presented in excellent order throughout as illustrated on the accompanying floor-plan and featuring the following:

Oil fired central heating serving radiators
Double glazed windows
Triple aspect sitting room with bow window, along with French doors opening onto rear terrace and feature brick fireplace incorporating wood burner
Dining room with feature stained floorboards and French doors, also allowing direct access to rear terrace
Double aspect kitchen/breakfast room with units having a Cherry-style finish. In addition there is an electric range cooker with fitted stainless steel chimney over, part solid Beech worktop with butlers sink and tiled floor
Large well equipped double aspect utility room with quarry tiled floor, rear access door and oil fired boiler providing central heating and hot water
Four of the five bedrooms benefit from having built-in wardrobe/cupboard space
Modern white bath/shower suites

Garage: Attached double garage with power and lighting, up and over door to front and rear access door with adjacent window.

Front Garden: The front garden enjoys a large gravel driveway enabling plenty of off-road parking, as well as access to the garage. The driveway is flanked by a well-kept lawn, as well as neat evergreen hedges. Outside lighting including a feature period-style lamp post. Electric meter cupboard.

Rear/Side Gardens: These gardens are a particular feature of the property offering a high level of privacy and predominantly laid to a level and well maintained lawn together with evergreen hedges, generous paved sun terrace with low level brick walls and open side access to another section of the garden, which has a secret garden feel to it. This area of the garden has additional lawned areas interspersed with an interesting variety of trees including a feature Eucalyptus tree. In addition there are further hedges, close-board timber fencing, garden shed, greenhouse and a totally secluded block pavioured terrace. The oil storage tank is located to one side of the property and to either side of the house there is a side access gate. Outside lighting.

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

Services: Mains electricity, water (metered) and drainage are connected.

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

Council Tax: Payable for the year 2016/17 - £2,617.46. Band G.

Tenure: Freehold.

Post Code: RG8 8SZ.

Directions: From Pangbourne proceed up Pangbourne Hill by the Church signposted Upper Basildon bearing right after approx. 1 mile. Continue into the village centre via Pangbourne Road which becomes Aldworth Road and then go past the Red Lion PH which is on the right. After a further approx. one quarter of a mile bear left into Ashampstead Road. At the end of this road turn right where the entrance to Captains Gorse will be found shortly afterwards on the left hand side. No.1 will be found as the first property on the right hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 July 2016


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