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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Donnington, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14

Guide Price £1,050,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Reception rooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Dressing room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility
  • Cloakroom
  • Dressing room
  • Double garage
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Fantastic riverside detached house set in a quiet location at the end of a no through road.


Historic Donnington Village nestles between the old castle and the river Lambourn and is a beautiful and much sought after village situated in a quiet yet convenient position near the market town of Newbury. Mitford House is located in a conservation area on the edge of the village surrounded by open green belt countryside and the river Lambourn. The property is within easy reach of local shops, a local Waitrose and other supermarkets, offices, fitness centres and many well known good and outstanding state and private schools. The Watermill Theatre is just upstream at Bagnor and there are other theatres and two Donnington golf courses within easy reach. There is a main line railway station in Newbury providing a direct service to London Paddington.

The major centres of Reading, Oxford, Swindon and Basingstoke are all within short road or rail journeys.

The countryside surrounding Newbury is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers plenty of opportunities for relaxing walks, with plenty of character village pubs within a short drive. Local features such as the Kennet and Avon canal, Donnington Castle and Snelsmore Common provide recreation space and are all close at hand while further afield there is the Ridgeway footpath.


Located in one of West Berkshire's most sought after locations, Mitford House is an immaculately presented 5 bedroom detached family house that has been lovingly looked after by its present owners, making it compatible with modern day family living.

Set behind a smart front garden, the front door opens onto an entrance hall with rising galleried staircase. The drawing room is to the rear and features an elegant fireplace and double doors leading onto the patio and south facing garden. Also to the rear is the study. The dining room and sitting/family room are also present on the ground floor the latter features large storage cupboards, making it a perfect play room. To the front is the kitchen/breakfast room which has a comprehensive range of bespoke newly fitted units. The kitchen leads on to a useful utility room. A cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation.

On the first floor leading off the galleried landing is a wonderful master bedroom. The room has a generous dressing area and leads onto an ensuite bathroom and shower. The room also benefits from fabulous views across the back gardens and the river Lambourn. There is also a guest bedroom with ensuite shower and basin, three further bedrooms and a smart family bathroom.

The south facing back garden is predominantly laid to lawn with a patio area and gravel drive leading to a detached double garage.

Square Footage: 2,175 sq ft
Acreage: 0.3 Acres


From the Savills office in Newbury, proceed to the clock tower and bear left in to Oxford Street. At the mini roundabout, bear right in to Oxford Road and continue past Waitrose to the next roundabout. Cross this roundabout and proceed along the Wantage Road for approximately 0.5 miles. At the roundabout go straight on and after the small bridge take the first left into Donnington village. After a very short distance turn left at the crossroads and continue to the end of the road. Mitford House will be found at the end on the left just before the five bar gate.

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Added on Rightmove:
06 April 2017

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