5 bedroom detached house for saleTilehurst Road, Reading
Offers in Excess of
- Character Detached 'Villa' built in 1894 with later additions.
- Ample character with original features such as cast iron clolumns, decorative tiling, stained glass, high ceiling with ornate coving and ceiling roses plus original fireplaces in several rooms
- 24' Living Room (easily re-instated as 2 separate Reception Rooms)
- 19' Kitchen / Breakfast Room with Shaker Style units with granite work tops
- Well tended 60' Rear Garden with Paved Patio taking full advantage of panoramic views
- Superb elevated views for miles to the rear of Reading and beyond
- 10 mins walk from Reading West Train Station (London Paddington)
- Separate Study / Dining Room / Playroom
- 5 'double' Bedrooms (Bedroom 5 currently accessed via Bedroom 4)
- Garage & Driveway Parking
Sansome & George Reading - Built in 1894 with additions since, this attractive late Victorian Detached House retains a wealth of character and boasts panoramic far reaching views to the rear. Offered for sale with the 'No Onward Chain', the property totals 2000 sq ft (187m sq) of accommodation yet offers superb potential if necessary for further development or enlargement (subject to consents).
Description - Built in 1894 with additions since, this attractive late Victorian Detached House retains a wealth of character and boasts panoramic far reaching views to the rear. Offered for sale with the advantage of 'No Onward Chain', the property totals 2000 sq ft (187m sq) of accommodation yet offers superb potential for further development or enlargement if necessary (subject to consents).
The property is conveniently located less than 10 minutes level walk from Reading West Train Station (Reading, Paddington, Newbury, Basingstoke), on a regular Bus route, 1.5 miles from Reading thriving Town Centre and a short commute by car for junctions 11 or 12 of the M4 Motorway via the A4 Bath Road.
With Gravel Driveway and single Garage, this attractive Victorian 'Villa' is approached via canopied Porch with original cast iron columns, patterned tiled floor and original front door with stained glass surrounds which opens to a 21' Entrance Hall with original Staircase to First Floor. With high ceilings throughout, the 24' Living Room (originally 2 Reception Rooms with the option to easily re-instate) boasts front aspect Bay Window with plantation shutters, rear aspect French Doors as well as original coving and ornate ceiling roses. There is a separate dual aspect Study / Dining Room also with original coving, ceiling rose and decorative original Fireplace. The 19'8" Kitchen / Breakfast Room is well fitted with a comprehensive range of 'Shaker' style units incorporating 'Dresser' and complemented by granite work tops with a large rear aspect window taking advantage of the scenic views. There is also a fully tiled ground floor Bathroom and practical Utility Room. On the First Floor there are 5 spacious 'double' Bedrooms with Bedroom 5 currently accessed via Bedroom 4 but can simply be sub-divided (subject to consents). Bedrooms 1, 2 & 3 all boast fitted wardrobes and original feature fireplaces.
To the Rear of the property is a well tended enclosed rear Garden of approximately 60' in length by 48' in width with a good level of seclusion yet enjoying magnificent far reaching views over roof tops and the hills beyond. A Paved Patio area to the side and the rear of the property adjoins established flower / shrub beds with steps down to lawned area enclosed by mature evergreen hedging.
Having been lovingly maintained to include a replaced gas fired boiler and a new roof within the last 4 years, property of this size, with this much character, with mesmerizing views, plus scope for extension is rare to the market. Hence an early viewing appointment is strongly advised. Please call West & Central Reading Office on (0118) 958 3333 for more information.
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