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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Slanting Hill, Hermitage, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG18

Under Offer £1,100,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room
  • Drawing Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Study
  • Family/Cinema Room
  • Two Staircases
  • Downstairs WC

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Oakwood is a stunning 5 bedroom family home set over three floors providing flexible and spacious accommodation, in it its own grounds of just over an acre. The property is incredibly private and located off a much sort after lane behind electric gates. Oakwood benefits from two entrances one on ground level and another up the formal steps to the front door. On entering the property through the formal front door you are greeted by a large hall with high ceilings and wooden floors. Off this is one of the four reception rooms with a log burner and dual aspect windows. The sizable eat in kitchen also comes off the entrance hall with fitted units and doors on to the terrace, a spiral staircase leads down to another reception room which is currently used as a cinema room. Off the kitchen is also a useful utility room. The entrance hall also has the main staircase and a corridor that leads to the further two reception rooms currently used as a study and a large playroom with open fire place, double doors onto the terrace and a wall of windows looking over the well stocked garden. Down this corridor is also the back staircase, the other entrance hall and a large downstairs WC.
Upstairs there are two large en suite bedrooms and three further bedrooms with a family bathroom. Oakwood is spacious and light with all rooms having lovely views over the garden.


Hermitage is an attractive sizeable village situated about 4 miles north of Newbury. The village has a wide range of facilities including an infant and primary school, a well stocked post office shop and general stores, a petrol station and two public houses. In terms of secondary education Hermitage is within the highly regarded Downs School catchment area. A comprehensive road network is accessed by the A34 about 3 miles west of the village, serving the M4 and M3 motorways. There is also a mainline railway station in Newbury serving London Paddington in just under an hour.


Oakwood is approached by a sweeping drive behind electric gates leading to a large parking area. The grounds amount to just over an acre and are a good balance of woodland, grass area and well stocked borders. There is also an attractive terrace wrapping around most of the property off which some of the reception rooms lead.

To the side of the house is another building which subject to planning could be arranged as an annex but currently is laid out as a gym.

Additional Information

Mains Water and Electricity. Private Drainage (Septic Tank). Oil Fired Central Heating.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 July 2017

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