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Cressingham Road, Reading, RG2

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Winkworth, Reading

Key features

  • No Onward Chain
  • In Need Of Updating Throughout
  • Built In 1907
  • Offering A Wealth Of Charm & Character
  • Seven Bedroom Detached Residence
  • Additional Detached Bungalow
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Conservatory
  • Detached Double & Single Garages

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Built in 1907 for the late Dr Hastings Gilford, physician to King George V for his own occupation and designed by an architect set in substantial oak frames and mullions. A seven bedroom detached residence with an additional detached single storey bungalow ideal for either an annexe/studio. Offering a wealth of charm and character including oak flooring, panelling, open fireplaces and window seats, the property offers enormous potential to once again become a stunning home. Internally comprising entrance lobby, study, large reception hall, dual aspect sitting room, dining room, kitchen with pantry and utility, breakfast room, cloakroom and conservatory. There is an oak turning staircase that leads to the first floor where there are seven bedrooms, three dual aspect double bedrooms and four single bedrooms which are complemented by a bathroom and a separate WC. To the front of the property there is a driveway which serves access to a single garage. The detached bungalow, ideal for an annexe/studio or office, has two rooms, a kitchen and a bathroom. The lawned gardens which surround the property have well stocked shrub tree borders including rhododendrons and azaleas and there is a summerhouse, shed and a detached double garage which is accessed via Birdhill Avenue. Situated in this popular location bordering the university area and conveniently located close to some of the area’s best schools including, Crosfields, Leighton Park and The Abbey and just two miles from Reading train station with its direct links to London Paddington in just over 20 minutes. There are also excellent transport links nearby via the A329 and M4 motorway.

Located to the south of Reading town centre on the edge of the University area, Cressingham Road is situated off of the Shinfield Road. Offering easy access to the A329 and M4 motorway. The area surrounding the campus is one of the most popular places to live in Reading being approximately two miles from Reading Train Station and a mile from the Royal Berkshire Hospital. There is a multitude of local amenities including some great pubs, restaurants, take aways, shops and parks. The Royal Berkshire Hospital is also located in the area and there are some excellent schools including the highly acclaimed Reading Grammar School for boys, Kendrick girl's Grammar, Leighton Park, St Josephs and the Abbey public schools. There is a diverse range of property in the area including grand Victorian town houses, smaller terrace properties, classic Georgian buildings and modern homes and apartments.


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Cressingham Road, Reading, RG2


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Earley Station1.7 miles
  • Reading Station2.0 miles
  • Reading West Station2.2 miles
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Winkworth, Reading

Blagrave House 17 Blagrave Street, Reading, RG1 1QB

Winkworth was established in 1835 selling homes for the landed gentry in London and the home counties and 2014 opened its doors in Reading under the guidance of three vastly experienced local property professionals; Jon Hallett, Michael Foldvari and James Hathaway. Part of a network of over 100 offices, all of which are owner operated franchises, clients receive the benefit of a trusted market leading brand along with the hands-on and personal approach of an independent agency.


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