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5 bedroom detached house for sale

North Heath, Chieveley, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20

Sold STC £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • beautiful kitchen / breakfast room
  • Annex
  • Wonderful views
  • Swimming pool

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautiful period cottage set in rural surroundings and outstanding views


Plumtree Cottage lies in the hamlet of North Heath between the villages of Winterbourne and Chieveley
Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the heart of the North Wessex Downs offering a network of green lanes and footpaths in the surrounding countryside offer good walks and excellent riding
Chieveley has a lively community and a good selection of local facilities including a village shop, primary school, doctors surgery, public house, cricket & tennis clubs and recreation ground
Newbury (6 miles) offers further amenities, choice of supermarkets & high street shops
The A34 and J13 of the M4 are just over 2 miles away providing access to the wider motorway network
Railway service to London, Paddington from Newbury (6.2 miles) taking about 55 minutes. Crossrail is scheduled to reach Reading at the end of 2019, Liverpool St and The City will take around 90 minutes
Local schools include primary and secondary in Chieveley and the Newbury area respectively including the popular Downs School, as well as numerous well regarded independent preparatory and senior schools.


Believed to have 16th Century origins
On the market for the first time in nearly 30 years
Grade II Listed
Stunning green oak kitchen/breakfast/sitting room with wood burning stove and far-reaching views
Sitting room with Jetmaster fire
Impressive dining room
Reception hall with wood burning stove
Conservatory opening onto a sheltered courtyard containing the swimming pool
Cloak / shower room
Study with garden views
1 ground floor bedroom
4 further bedrooms
3 bathrooms

Kitchen/living area, double bedroom and bathroom, currently let out

Swimming pool, heated by air source heat pump. Dual safety with integral hydraulic cover and removable fence to prevent access to pool area
Good size terrace courtyard accessed from the kitchen, conservatory and study
Car port & garage
Accessed via a sweeping gravel drive to a turning area and parking to the front of the house
Orchard/play area with eating and cooking apples trees
Spectacular gardens with roses and Herbaceous borders re-planted in October 2016, plum, pear, greengage and bullus fruit trees

Square Footage: 3,761 sq ft

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 June 2017

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