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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Crawshay Drive, Emmer Green, Reading, RG4

Sold STC £1,800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb contemporary country house
  • Five bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
  • 5 acres of gardens and paddocks
  • High end specification throughout
  • EPC rating C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Set in 5 acres of gardens and paddocks, the property sits in an elevated position to take full advantage of glorious views across the valley. Accommodation comprises: Reception hall, sitting room, study, dining room, vaulted kitchen/breakfast and family room, utility, cloakroom, master bedroom with dressing area and en-suite bathroom, 4 further bedrooms (3 en-suite), family bathroom, laundry. Double garage, garden studio, stables, paddocks, gardens. AVAILABLE END OF DECEMBER 2017 EPC Rating: C
Sycamore House is situated in the last residential road on the edge of the village of Emmer Green next to rolling South Oxfordshire countryside. Emmer Green has a wide range of local amenities including highly regarded schools at both primary and secondary level, Queen Anne's in Caversham, Bluecoat in Sonning and Reading School. There is a doctors' surgery, shops, park and sports facilities including Reading Golf Club which is a short stroll from the house. From Reading there is access to the M4, M25 and M3 motorway networks and from Reading Station there are main rail links into London (Paddington from 29 minutes) with Crossrail allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow from 2019.
The property has been carefully remodelled by the current owners to a high specification and stunning features include high, vaulted ceilings and a wonderful feeling of light and space. Other features include underfloor heating throughout, engineered oak flooring, heat recovery system and multi zoned sound system. Principal rooms are double or triple aspect with bi-fold doors opening onto paved terraces from which to enjoy the garden and views. The oak floored, large reception hall gives access to a study and the open plan dining room with bi-fold doors leading to the terrace. The spacious, triple aspect sitting room has an open fire and doors to the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room is beautifully fitted with a range of Alno wall and floor units, coloured glass splashback and a Lacanche cooker. Siemens appliances include a dishwasher, larder fridge, freezer and steam oven and there are boiling water and cold filtered water taps. The kitchen/breakfast room opens into the vaulted family room with bi-fold doors running along one wall leading onto the slate terrace. There is a utility room and double garage with twin remote control electric doors.

An impressive winding white and oak staircase leads to the first floor with glass balustrade and the wide oak floored, vaulted landing gives a feeling of space. The triple aspect master bedroom has double doors and a Juliet balcony with far reaching views over the valley and there is a well-appointed dressing room and luxury bathroom with ceramic bath, twin hand basins, wc and walk-in shower. There are 4 further double bedrooms, two en-suite with a shared ‘jack and jill’ shower room, one with en-suite shower room and a family bathroom. There is also a useful upstairs laundry with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. The gross internal area is over 4,000 sq. ft.

The property is approached from Crawshay Drive via wooden electric gates leading into a generous gravel parking area and double garage with electric remote control doors. From the house, the many bi-fold and double doors lead to a series of paved and slate terraces and then to the mainly lawned gardens. To the Eastern boundary there is a sunken terrace with high walls generously planted with perennials and lush foliage plants. A newly installed Garden Studio has fine views and is currently fitted as a gym but could easily become an artist’s studio, home office or children’s playroom. There is a decked area on the edge of the lawn which has wonderful country views and enjoys the evening sun. The lawns give way to fenced paddocks and there is a stable block of 2 loose boxes and tack room. The whole extends to 5 acres.
Reading Borough Council, 01189 373737. Council tax band H. Mains gas electricity and water connected. Private drainage.
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