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High Street, Whitchurch On Thames, Reading, Oxfordshire

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Added on 15/03/2021
Strutt & Parker, Pangbourne

Key features

  • Situated in the heart of this very sought after village.
  • Superb period home with flexible and substantial accommodation.
  • Extensively improved by the current owners, and is now presented as a luxury family home

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Prospect House is a magnificent period property which has been substantially updated and improved over the past few years by the current owners. These improvements include the installation of a new kitchen and all bathrooms, the conversion of an outbuilding in the garden into a garden room with kitchen and wc, whilst the gardens have been landscaped and a new fountain added to the courtyard. The décor throughout, is elegant and sophisticated, while the stylish fittings and contemporary additions to the accommodation display a keen eye for superb detail and finish. Upon entering there is a breath taking, full length, double-height reception hall, with views all the way to the rear garden. This impressive space features wooden parquet flooring, a grand open fireplace, a first-floor gallery, and stunning chandelier light fitting. From the reception hall there is access to the well-proportioned drawing room, the cinema room, the snug with its bi-fold doors onto the garden, and the spectacular 37ft dining room and conservatory. The kitchen has attractive shaker-style units in grey, a central island, granite worktops and a five-oven Aga, as well as space for a dining table and access, via a hydraulic glass door built into the floor, into the wine cellar.

The first floor has three generous double bedrooms, including the principal bedroom, which has its own dressing room and extensive fitted storage. All three of the first floor bedrooms are en suite, while the second floor has a further two double bedrooms and a shower room.

The most desirable village of Whitchurch on Thames is set on the north bank of the river, surrounded by the stunning countryside of the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village offers several local amenities, including a local pub, a café while the pretty village of Pangbourne is just across the river. Pangbourne offers an excellent range of local facilities including a church, primary school, pubs and restaurants and a number of specialist shops, including an award winning butcher and specialist cheese shop. There is also a mainline rail link to London Paddington within the hour. More comprehensive retail and leisure facilities can be found in Reading and Newbury. There is a superb range of schooling in the area including the Ofsted rated 'Outstanding' Whitchurch Primary School in the village, Pangbourne College, Bradfield College, St Andrews School and The Oratory. There are also very good recreational facilities available at Bradfield College via membership, and the surrounding countryside is renowned for its walks and rides.

The property is set in highly attractive and stylish landscaped walled gardens, which include immaculate lawns, box hedging, a beautiful water feature and several paved terrace seating areas, including one with a wooden pergola, providing shade. There is also a garden room, which could be used as a home gym, office or studio space, and opens onto one of the terraces. Access for vehicles is to the side, via Eastfield Lane, where there is a gravel driveway with parking space for several cars, and a double garage with an attached tool shed.


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High Street, Whitchurch On Thames, Reading, Oxfordshire


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Pangbourne Station0.3 miles
  • Tilehurst Station2.7 miles
  • Goring & Streatley Station3.0 miles
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Strutt & Parker, Pangbourne

1 High Street, Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8 7AE

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