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Eastfield Lane, Goring Heath, Reading

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Added on 17/06/2021
Strutt & Parker, Pangbourne

Key features

  • Charming, unlisted period cottage
  • Full of character
  • Idyllic woodland location
  • Potential to extend (subject to the usual consents)
  • Delightful garden

Property description

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Believed to date from the mid-19th century and forming the larger half of a dissimilar pair of period homes, Fish Puddle Cottage offers light-filled, flexible accommodation arranged over two floors. The house is constructed of lovely old mellow brick has many character features including a combination of sash and casement windows and some exposed beams. Featuring a wealth of wooden flooring throughout, the ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall and comprises a spacious sitting room with a large rear aspect bay window, feature fireplace with woodburning stove and glazed door to the rear terrace. There is also an open plan kitchen/dining room with a range of wall and base units with wooden worktops and a dining area with a feature cast iron open fireplace and space for a sizeable table, a separate fitted utility room with garden access and a useful ground floor modern cloakroom/family shower room.

Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council, +44 (0)
Services: Mains water and electricity, private drainage. LPG-fired central heating.
Council Tax: Band F

Fronting onto a quiet country lane evolving into a bridleway and overlooking woodland owned by the Hardwick Estate, the property is located on the fringes of Goring Heath, a quiet hilltop village lying in an unspoilt rural setting a few miles east of Goring on Thames in the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. In addition to historic alms houses and chapel, the village offers a village hall and bowls club. The nearest village of Woodcote offers a good selection of day-to-day amenities including a supermarket, independent shops, a health centre, bistro restaurant, a public house and a garden centre while nearby Goring on Thames and Pangbourne offer more comprehensive facilities including High Street and independent shopping, banking, a variety of restaurants, shops and historic public houses.

The property boasts excellent communication links to all major regional towns and the nearby M4 provides speedy access to the motorway network, London and its airports as well as access to the A34 for Oxford or the South, while mainline trains from Goring & Streatley station reach London Paddington in around 45 minutes.

The area offers a good range of state schooling including Woodcote Primary School and Langtree School together with a good selection of independent schools including The Oratory, Pangbourne College, Moulsford Prep, Cranford House, St. Andrew’s and Abingdon Boys.

Enjoying a south-westerly aspect, the enclosed garden to the side and rear of the cottage is laid mainly to level lawn bordered by well-stocked flowerbeds and features a central rockery, lily pond and a paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, the whole screened by mature woodland.

Vehicles can be parked on a gravelled area to the side of the road by the house, and there is a right of access to the double garage further down the lane to the left of the neighbouring garage.
Energy Performance Certificates

Eastfield Lane, Goring Heath, Reading


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Goring & Streatley Station2.6 miles
  • Pangbourne Station2.7 miles
  • Tilehurst Station4.0 miles
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1 High Street, Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8 7AE

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