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Pound Lane, Sonning








3,485 sq ft

324 sq m

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Key features

  • Character village house
  • Over 3,400 sq ft
  • Attached two storey annexe
  • Lovely gardens
  • Garage and car port
  • Summerhouse and barn workshop


Built in 1931, this character property has spacious accommodation, a fabulous garden with barn and an attached two storey annexe with multiple uses.

Hope Cottage - This charming house has a wealth of features including extensive exposed timbers, superb oak carpentry and a log burning stove. There are high ceilings throughout and the addition of 'Little Hope', a substantial two storey extension, creates a unique annexe or additional space for the main house.

From the charming wisteria covered porch with oak seats, the hallway leads into the main sitting room. This handsome double aspect room has high ceilings and a wood burning stove set in a brick chimney breast. The dining room has exposed brick walls and double doors in a bay window leading to the terrace and garden. There is a downstairs cloakroom and a study. The 21ft kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted with extensive wall and floor units, the usual appliances and doors to the garden. From the kitchen, a door leads to either a utility room or a kitchen to Little Hope. This leads into the hallway and round to the large sitting room with bifold doors with wonderful views of the garden and electric blinds to keep out the sun. This could also be used as a downstairs bedroom if preferred as it has an en-suite shower room.

Upstairs in the main house, there are four bedrooms, a family bathroom and en-suite shower room to the main bedroom. On the first floor of Little Hope, there is a lovely vaulted ceiling bedroom with skylights and a large window overlooking the garden. Also on this floor is another room off which is a substantial attic storage room (this could be adapted as a second bedroom stc).

Outside - To the front of Hope Cottage is the driveway which leads to the double garage with sliding doors. To the left is a pair of wooden gates behind which is the covered car port with attic storage. The gardens are a wonderful feature have been carefully designed and cared for over the years. There are long areas of striped lawn, fruit trees, mature trees and shrubs giving privacy and seclusion. At the end of the garden is the hand made summerhouse and a substantial barn workshop, a greenhouse and garden store. four vegetable beds including established asparagus beds, and two vegetable troughs. The whole amounts to just under half an acre.

Services - All mains connected. Gas fired central heating. Underfloor heating to Little Hope.
Wokingham District Council, Council Tax Band: F
EPC Rating: C

Location - Hope Cottage is location in the popular and historic Thameside village of Sonning which has local amenities including a well-regarded public house, a riverside hotel, dinner theatre and coffee shop. More extensive facilities can be found in nearby Twyford, or the towns of Henley-on-Thames and Reading.

There are mainline stations in Reading, Twyford and Maidenhead that provide fast trains, as well as the Elizabeth Line to London, Paddington and the city. The M4 J10 (5 miles) gives access to London and the West Country.

The highly regarded Sonning C of E primary school is in the village and there is a wide variety of further schools in the area including, Reading Blue Coat School in Sonning and Shiplake College. Extensive sporting facilities include boating on the Thames and golf at a number of local courses.


Pound Lane, Sonning
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Pound Lane, Sonning


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  • Twyford Station1.9 miles
  • Earley Station2.2 miles
  • Wargrave Station2.2 miles
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