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Tilehurst Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG30

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Winkworth, Reading

Key features

  • Substantial Detached Victorian Villa
  • Over 3,500 Sq/Ft Of Accommodation Over Three Floors
  • Wealth Of Charm & Character
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Nine Bedrooms & Three Bathrooms
  • Cellar
  • Secluded Garden
  • Close Proximity To The Town Centre & The Train Station

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A superb opportunity to acquire this truly wonderful substantial nine bedroom late Victorian detached family home, coming to the market for the first time in nearly seventy years. The property is conveniently situated within close proximity of the town centre and Reading West Train Station which serves access to London Paddington (Via Central Reading) in under half an hour. Offering a wealth of period charm and character with impressive, generously proportioned accommodation set over three floors including original open fireplaces, stained glass, high ceilings, ornate coving, ceiling roses, window seats and sash windows.
Tiled entrance porch with brick archway and entrance door with inset traditional stain glass and panelling to either side serves access to the welcoming reception hall which has a superb original decorative tiled floor and there is a balustrade staircase which leads to the first floor, four good sized reception rooms lead off and there is a kitchen and a bathroom to the ground floor. Directly below the staircase is the access to the cellar which has two rooms and would make an excellent wine storage area. To the first floor there are five bedrooms which are complemented by a good sized family bathroom and a separate WC, whilst to the second floor there are a further four bedrooms, an additional bathroom and there are far reaching views to the rear over Reading and the South Oxfordshire countryside.
The secluded rear garden has a full width terraced area ideal for entertaining with steps that lead down to the main part which is laid to lawn with mature shrub tree borders. To the front there is a good sized driveway providing off road parking which serves access to the car port and workshop behind.
Within a short walk of the property is Prospect Park which is Reading’s largest open space and gets its name from the fine views across the Kennet Valley and beyond. There is an excellent choice of schools nearby to include St Edward's Preparatory School, the Wren Secondary School, Reading Boys, The Abbey, Kendrick Girls School and St Joseph's College.

Tilehurst Road is located on the Western edge of Reading Town Centre running between Castle Hill and The Meadway in Tilehurst. The property is just under a mile from the top of Castle Hill to the west of Reading Town Centre and a five minute walk to Reading West train station and a fifteen minute walk to Reading train station. St Edward's Preparatory School and Prospect Park are on the Tilehurst Road both a short walk from the property.

Reading is one of the south east's largest towns just over 20 minutes from London by train, with trains running every five minutes or so. Reading is home to many of the city's commuters and has excellent road or rail links to Heathrow, Oxford, Basingstoke, Swindon and farther afield. Beyond the hive of commercial activity, Reading is nestled in the heart of Royal Berkshire offering beautiful riverside walks on the Thames and tow path ambles on the Kennet and Avon canals and with the nearby Berkshire Downs and Chilterns there is beautiful countryside never far away. Reading offers a rich mix of shops and markets. In the heart of the town, The Oracle combines chic boutiques with department stores such as House of Fraser and within a minute's walk there are many high-street favourites including John Lewis and Marks & Spencer. There is a fantastic choice of restaurants, cafes and brasseries to suit every taste on the Oracle Riverside.
Reading school founded in 1125 is the 16th oldest school in England, there are 6 other state secondary schools along with 37 state primary schools in the borough. In addition there are some well-recognised and top ranked independent and public schools in Reading and its surrounding catchment. Schools such as Leighton Park, Queen Anne’s, The Abbey, Crosfields, Bradfield College, The Oratory and Reading Blue Coat are just some of the outstanding public schools in the area. Kendrick girls' school is one of the top grammar schools in the UK. Reading University established in 1892 has been at the forefront of UK higher education for nearly a century.


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Tilehurst Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG30


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  • Reading West Station0.5 miles
  • Reading Station1.3 miles
  • Tilehurst Station1.8 miles
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Winkworth, Reading

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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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